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FDA approves Xarelto to prevent blood clots in acutely ill hospitalized patients

October 14, 2019
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Female gender was protective against positive cultures in revision spine surgery

October 14, 2019
CHICAGO — Among 51 patients with pseudarthrosis who underwent revision lumbar spine surgery and had intraoperative cultures, investigators found female gender was…
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Increased age, injury level linked with greater in-hospital mortality after spinal cord injuries

October 14, 2019
CHICAGO — Among elderly patients with a spinal cord injury, researchers found the risk of morality was greater when patients had an increased age, level of injury…
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Marijuana use during pregnancy: What clinicians need to know

October 14, 2019
CDC data show that 16.2% of pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years reported using marijuana nearly every day. These findings recently prompted U.S. Surgeon General Jerome
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VIDEO: Pelvic packing reduces mortality rates after pelvic fractures

October 13, 2019
DENVER — At the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Joshua Parry, MD, spoke a protocol at the Denver Health Medical Center that includes pelvic packing…
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Two-Stage Treatment for Ankylosing Spondylitis With Severe Hip Contracture

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Online Advanced Release, September 12, 2019
Ankylosing spondylitis is a progressive inflammatory disease that often involves the hip, causing deformities and…
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Virtual RA Forum®: Applying Recent Advances to Improve Quality Care

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pfizer, Inc.

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a progressive and painful systemic inflammatory disease that preferentially attacks the…
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North American Spine Society Annual Meeting

North American Spine Society Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Promising results seen after nonoperative treatment of stable Weber B ankle fractures

October 7, 2019
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