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No differences in early mortality between simultaneous and staged bilateral surgery

May 22, 2015

Results of a recently published study showed there were no clinically relevant differences in early postoperative mortality among healthy patients who underwent simultaneous bilateral surgery vs. those who underwent staged bilateral surgery.

Researchers observed 42,238 patients from the Swedish Hip Arthroplasty Register who underwent either simultaneous bilateral total hip arthroplasty (THA) or staged bilateral THA.

VIDEO: Caplan on interesting developments from the ICRS Annual Meeting Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Caplan on interesting developments from the ICRS Annual Meeting

May 21, 2015
CHICAGO — At the International Cartilage Repair Society Annual Meeting, Arnold Caplan, MD, shares some of the interesting developments from the meeting and how…
VIDEO: Valedvit on subsidence following dynamic loading of intervertebral devices Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Valedvit on subsidence following dynamic loading of intervertebral devices

May 21, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Antonio Valdevit, PhD, discusses a study on subsidence following dynamic loading of intervertebral devices at the International Society for the…
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Highly crosslinked polyethylene liners have less femoral head penetration after hip replacement

May 21, 2015
Through radiostereometric analysis, researchers observed significantly less femoral head penetration among patients who underwent total hip replacement with highly…
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Bioimpedance spectroscopy a reliable method for swelling evaluation after TKA

May 21, 2015
Bioimpedance spectroscopy was a valid, accurate and receptive method for evaluating lower-limb swelling after total knee arthroplasty, demonstrating both excellent…
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Cartilage Lesions of the Patella: Management After Acute Patellar Dislocation

Orthopedics, May 2015, Volume 38 Issue 5
Articular cartilage injuries to the patella are frequent after patellar dislocation. The management of these acute…
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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: Valedvit on subsidence following dynamic loading of intervertebral devices

VIDEO: Valedvit on subsidence following dynamic loading of intervertebral devices

May 21, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Antonio Valdevit, PhD, discusses a study on subsidence following dynamic loading of intervertebral…
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