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VIDEO: Vitamin C does not reduce complex regional pain syndrome in patients with distal radius fractures

April 18, 2019
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Preoperative opioid consumption may yield greater opioid requirements after rotator cuff repair

April 18, 2019
Despite significant postoperative improvements, patients who were prescribed opioids prior to rotator cuff repair had a lower level of functionality and substantially…

Hospital Readmission Reduction Program led to shift in excess readmission penalties

April 18, 2019
Published results showed a significant shift in penalties for excess readmissions when hospitals were stratified under Medicare’s Hospital Readmission Reduction…
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Debridement, antibiotics and implant retention seen as viable treatment for PJI after TKA

April 18, 2019
According to recently published results, debridement, antibiotics and implant retention was as viable and safe treatment for periprosthetic infection after primary total…
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3 ways to reduce burnout

April 18, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Data indicate that rates of physician burnout are declining, but it remains a significant issue for clinicians, a speaker at the American College of…
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Synthetic Mesh Allograft Reconstruction for Extensor Mechanism Insufficiency After Knee Arthroplasty

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Online Advanced Release, April 9, 2019
Extensor mechanism (EM) insufficiency after knee arthroplasty is a rare but devastating complication resulting in…
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X-linked Hypophosphatemia: Integrating New Evidence to Optimize Diagnosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Ultragenyx.

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a rare hereditary form of non-nutritional rickets that does not respond to vitamin D…
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Many patients with functional deficits regret undergoing surgery for desmoid fibromatosis

April 2, 2019
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