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Carilion Clinic opens institute for orthopedics and neurosciences

February 9, 2016

Carilion Clinic, a not-for-profit health care organization in Roanoke, Va., recently opened its $32 million Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences, a renovated 116,000 square-foot facility with 125 patient exam rooms, nine procedure rooms and the capacity for eight diagnostic imaging rooms.

Practitioners at the facility, which was originally a 55,000 square-foot grocery store, recently began seeing their first patients at the center, according to a press release.

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Newer UKR prosthesis for patients with osteoarthritis achieved satisfactory results

Orthopaedics Today Europe, February 2016
Patients who received a newer prosthesis similar to the Miller-Galante knee design showed significantly better Knee Society function scores than patients who had a…

Several changes announced for print, online editions of Orthopedics

February 9, 2016
In the January/February editorial of Orthopedics, Editor-in-Chief, Robert D. D’Ambrosia, MD, announced several changes being made to the print and online editions…

Remplissage, fixation of malleolus fractures among most popular videos from January

February 8, 2016
Orthopedics Today features 6 videos that were among the most popular in January 2016.

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No clinical benefits at 2 years seen with simultaneous vs staged bilateral TKA

February 8, 2016
Results from this study indicated simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty had no clinical advantages compared to staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty in…
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Complications After Hip Nailing for Fractures

Orthopedics, January 2016, Volume 39 Issue 1
Pertrochanteric fractures in elderly patients represent a major health issue. The available surgical options are…
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Unipolar Versus Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures in Elderly Patients: November 2015

Hip replacement using hemiarthroplasty (HA) is a common surgical procedure in elderly patients with femoral neck…
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VIDEO: The effect of the Medicare 3-day rule on patients after THA

January 28, 2016
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