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No difference seen between aspirin, low-molecular-weight heparin as VTE prophylaxis after orthopedic trauma

No difference seen between aspirin, low-molecular-weight heparin as VTE prophylaxis after orthopedic trauma
October 19, 2018
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Advantages seen with use of short vs long nails for patients with hip fractures

October 19, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with pertrochanteric fractures treated with either short cephalomedullary nails or long cephalomedullary nails had similar outcomes with…
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Intrawound vancomycin powder may reduce SSI rate in patients with tibial plateau, pilon fractures

October 19, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Use of vancomycin powder compared with the standard of care reduced the rate of gram-positive surgical site infections in patients with tibial…
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ACR 2018: World's largest rheumatology meeting comes to Chicago

October 19, 2018
CHICAGO — More than 15,000 clinicians, researchers, academics, practice managers, fellows and other rheumatology health professionals from more than 100 countries…
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VIDEO: Presenter discusses characteristics of patients who rate reverse TSA outcomes as unchanged or worse

October 18, 2018
CHICAGO — At the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting, Richard J. Friedman, MD, FRCSC, discussed characteristics of patients who rate their…
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Outcomes of Prophylactic Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Knee Arthroplasty

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Online Advanced Release, October 16, 2018
Negative pressure wound therapy is becoming more commonly used to prevent wound complications in joint arthroplasty…
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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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Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting

Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Presenter discusses cost savings in inpatient vs outpatient TSA

October 18, 2018
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