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Study on two-stage exchange for PJI shows reimplantation not required in some cases

October 6, 2015

Recently published data indicated most patients who underwent the first-stage procedure of the two-stage resection arthroplasty for the treatment of periprosthetic joint infection did not require consecutive reimplantation or another spacer exchange in the interim.

“[This] study highlights the fact that the commonly held belief that two-stage exchange arthroplasty carries a high success rate for eradication of periprosthetic joint infection may need to be re-examined. A considerable number of patients undergoing resection arthroplasty and spacer insertion do not undergo subsequent reimplantation for a variety of reasons, and many are subjected to interim surgical procedures.”

ConforMIS completes investigation of excess moisture, ethylene glycol residue

October 6, 2015
ConforMIS Inc. has announced its completion of an investigation about excess moisture and ethylene glycol residue on several of the company’s total knee…
In the Journals

CT mapping of tibial plateau fractures shows major fracture characteristics

October 6, 2015
With the use of CT mapping of tibial plateau fractures, investigators of this study identified recurrent fracture line patterns and noted four different fracture…

Aurora Spine receives CE Mark for new spinal fusion system line

October 6, 2015
Aurora Spine Corporation recently announced it has received CE Mark approval for its line of TiNano sterile-packed titanium-coated spinal fusion implants made of PEEK…

Biologic patch augmentation seen as safe, effective treatment for massive rotator cuff tears

Orthopedics Today, October 2015
A retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data with a minimum 2-year follow-up indicates the efficacy of biologic patch augmentation for treatment of patients…
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Original Research

No Relationship Between Concussion History and Functional Movement Screen Performance

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, September/October 2015, Volume 7 Issue 5
Healthy young adults with a history of multiple concussions appear to adopt conservative postural control strategies…
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Timing of Tourniquet Release in Total Knee Arthroplasty: July 2015

Timing of Tourniquet Release in Total Knee Arthroplasty: July 2015

The authors conducted a meta-analysis to determine the optimal tourniquet application strategy in total knee…
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Meeting News Coverage Video
VIDEO: LeHuec on highlights from the EuroSpine Annual Meeting

VIDEO: LeHuec on highlights from the EuroSpine Annual Meeting

September 23, 2015
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — At the EuroSpine Annual Meeting, Jean Charles LeHuec, MD, PhD, shared several highlights…
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