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'No holiday from denosumab' preserves bone density gains

'No holiday from denosumab' preserves bone density gains
October 14, 2019
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FDA approves Xarelto to prevent blood clots in acutely ill hospitalized patients

October 14, 2019
The FDA approved rivaroxaban for the prevention of venous thromboembolism among acutely ill hospitalized patients who are at risk for blood clots but not at high risk…
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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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Survival, Tumor Recurrence, and Function Following Shoulder Girdle Limb Salvage at 24 to 35 Years of Follow-up

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, October 7, 2019
Limb salvage is the treatment of choice for malignant shoulder girdle tumors; however, there is a paucity of data…
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Ace the Case: A 60-Year-Old Woman With Osteoporosis

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This educational activity will utilize a case study to discuss the management of a 60-year-old woman with osteoporosis.
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North American Spine Society Annual Meeting

North American Spine Society Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Orthopedic surgeons should be aware of ways to decrease radiation exposure

October 10, 2019
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