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VIDEO: Speaker discusses program for same-day discharge after joint arthroplasty

March 29, 2017

SAN DIEGO —  Roy I. Davidovitch, MD, discussed how he and his colleagues established a multidisciplinary institutional program for same-day discharge in joint arthroplasty.  He said it is important to understand how to select patients who are candidates for an outpatient hip replacement procedure. Davidovitch said patients with modifiable comorbidities were candidates for outpatient surgery and noted surgeons need to educate patients so they are less anxious to leave the hospital.

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Knee replacement surgery had minimal effect on quality of life, was not cost-effective

March 29, 2017
According to a recently published study, knee replacement surgery had a minimal effect on quality of life for patients with osteoarthritis and was not cost-effective…
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Shared decision-making linked with improved patient satisfaction, outcomes

March 29, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Better outcomes and higher patient-satisfaction rates were seen for patients who were well-informed and decided on treatment with their orthopedic…

Carevature announces limited market launch of spinal decompression system

March 28, 2017
Carevature announced a limited market launch in the United States for its Dreal product line, which is designed to help surgeons achieve better outcomes in spinal…
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VIDEO: DiGiovanni talks about impact of Lisfranc injuries on professional football players

March 28, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Christopher W. DiGiovanni, MD, discussed a study that looked at Lisfranc injuries in…
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