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Weight gain after TKA has negative association with pain, function scores

April 1, 2015

Weight gain after total knee arthroplasty had a negative association with SF-36 pain and function scores, according to study results.

Researchers identified 1,545 patients who underwent primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and recorded BMI and patient-reported outcome measures preoperatively and for up to 3 years postoperatively.

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Improved QOL for neuromuscular scoliosis patients does not correlate to parents

April 1, 2015
Researchers analyzed the effects of correctional surgery on the quality of life in children with neuromuscular scoliosis, as well as the effects on patients’…
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VIDEO: Examining the role of stem cells in rotator cuff repair

April 1, 2015
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Philippe Hernigou, MD, PhD, discusses his study on the role stem cells have in rotator…

FDA clears preoperative orthopedic surgical planning mobile device

April 1, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Voyant Health announced it has received FDA clearance for TraumaCad Mobile, a mobile solution for preoperative orthopedic surgical planning and digital…

Six important government approvals for your practice

April 1, 2015
Spine Surgery Today has highlighted six stories of drugs and devices receiving government approval to keep your practice up-to-date. 
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Effect of Repeated Manipulation on Range of Motion in Patients With Stiff Total Knee Arthroplasty

Orthopedics, March 2015, Volume 38 Issue 3
Although manipulation under anesthesia (MUA) has been considered effective first-line treatment for stiff total knee…
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No Decreased Infection Rate When Using Antibiotic Impregnated Cement in Primary TJA

No Decreased Infection Rate When Using Antibiotic Impregnated Cement in Primary TJA

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There has been much debate and controversy about the routine use of antibiotic-impregnated bone cement in…
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VIDEO: Polly discusses utility of new technology

March 27, 2015
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, David W. Polly Jr., MD, professor and…
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