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Standardized multimodal pain protocol reduced pain, opioid consumption after fusion

November 13, 2018
In the Journals

Hip arthroscopy for FAI may reduce function, participation at 1-year postoperatively

November 13, 2018
Although patients who underwent hip arthroscopy and rehabilitation for femoroacetabular impingement experienced statistically and clinically relevant improvement in…
In the Journals

AAP updates guidance on sport-related concussions in youth

November 12, 2018
Up to 1.9 million children are estimated to have concussions in the United States each year, and these injuries may be underreported among young athletes, according to a…

NuVasive gains FDA 510(k) clearance for porous PEEK implant used in XLIF procedures

November 12, 2018
The NuVasive Cohere Porous PEEK implant has received FDA 510(k) clearance from the FDA. The implant, which involves proprietary patented PEEK technology and 3-D…

Pacira Pharmaceuticals announces new CMS reimbursement for Exparel

November 12, 2018
Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that CMS has finalized a policy to provide separate Medicare reimbursement for Exparel when it is administered in ASCs. The policy…
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Trapeziometacarpal Arthrodesis Using a Combination of Chevron Osteotomy, Longitudinal K-wire, and K-wire Compression Staples

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, October 29, 2018
Among surgical methods for advanced trapeziometacarpal arthrosis, arthrodesis may benefit high-demand patients such as…
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CME

Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015

The goal of the clinical use of a bipolar blood-sealing system is to reduce perioperative blood loss in total joint…
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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Presenter discusses cost savings in inpatient vs outpatient TSA

October 18, 2018
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