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Smith & Nephew acquires Ceterix Orthopaedics for meniscal repair system

December 18, 2018
In the Journals

Study cites physical parameters that correlate with increased complication rates after TKA

December 18, 2018
Following total knee arthroplasty, investigators found increasing BMI, body surface area, body mass and height strongly correlated with rates of revision, aseptic…
In the JournalsPerspective

Low back, multiple site pain increases risk for chronic opioid use

December 17, 2018
While chronic opioid use among patients with musculoskeletal pain declined overall, the risk for chronic use was highest among those with low back and multiple…
FDA News

FDA makes minor revisions on user fees, refunds for PMAs, device biologic license applications

December 17, 2018
The FDA made minor revisions to the final guidance document “User Fees and Refunds for Premarket Approval Applications and Device Biologics License…
From OT Europe

Registry data may help promote implant safety, performance in Europe

December 17, 2018
EFORT, the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, has issued a statement that addresses recently published articles that…
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Original Research

Elevated Fear Avoidance Affects Lower Extremity Strength and Squatting Kinematics in Women With Patellofemoral Pain

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care
Online Advanced Release, November 29, 2018
To investigate kinematics and strength in women with patellofemoral pain (PFP) with elevated or low fear avoidance…
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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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Resource Centers
Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting

Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting

Video

VIDEO: AAHKS president speaks about association’s accomplishments, outpatient TKA

November 7, 2018
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