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Study: Coccygectomy effectively manages pain for patients with chronic coccydynia

March 27, 2015

LAS VEGAS — The pain of chronic coccydynia was effectively managed with total coccygectomy in about 70% of patients through 2-year follow-up, according to results of an observational case series study presented here.

Another 20% of the 70 patients treated with coccygectomy reported additional improvement afterwards, Gabriella Ode, MD, of Charlotte, N.C., said at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.

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Low-dose pediatric O-arm scans prove safe, effective for screw placement

March 27, 2015
LAS VEGAS — When a variety of settings are used for O-arm imaging in conjunction with pedicle screw placement in pediatric patients with scoliosis, a…
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Investigators find post spine surgery patient outcome and satisfaction scores are likely unrelated

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Patient data on outcomes and satisfaction were not correlated following spine surgery in a recently presented study, according to Amir Abtahi
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Depuy Synthes announces four new products, new education solution

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — DePuy Synthes Companies recently announced the addition of four new products to its adult deformity portfolio, in addition to a new education…
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Weinstein, Dolan receive 2015 OREF Award for AIS research

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Today at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Stuart L. Weinstein, MD, and Lori A. Dolan, PhD, were awarded the 2015…
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Modular Hip Implant Fracture at the Stem-Sleeve Interface

Orthopedics, March 2015, Volume 38 Issue 3
The use of modular implants in femoral stem design has grown increasingly popular over the last decade because of the…
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The Hip-Spine Connection: Understanding Its Importance in the Treatment of Hip Pathology. January 2015

The Hip-Spine Connection: Understanding Its Importance in the Treatment of Hip Pathology. January 2015

The Hip-Spine Connection: Understanding Its Importance in the Treatment of Hip Pathology
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VIDEO: Padgett discusses effect of discharge destination on outcomes after primary TKR

March 25, 2015
LAS VEGAS – At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Douglas E. Padgett, MD, chief of the…
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