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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, MD, who presented the findings at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.

“We have to be careful not to blur the lines between outcomes and satisfaction when we are thinking about quality medical care,” Abtahi said.

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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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Automobile-child pedestrian accidents more common outside parental supervision

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — The majority of child pedestrian injuries relating to a motor vehicle occurred while children were unsupervised, near schools and bus stops, and during…
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Database study highlights perioperative complication risks from cervical spine surgery

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Information collected from the Prospective Spine Treatment Outcome Study database, which documents perioperative adverse events for 1,269 patients who…
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Effects of Premodulated Electrical Stimulation on Intramuscular Blood Flow of the Gastrocnemius

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, March/April 2015, Volume 7 Issue 2
This study investigated intramuscular blood flow with premodulated electrical stimulation. Premodulated electrical…
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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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