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Knee Osteoarthritis: Overview and Treatment Options

Knee Osteoarthritis: Overview and Treatment Options

This activity is sponsored by Flexion Therapeutics, Inc.

December 8, 2017

Faculty discuss the disease state of osteoarthritis, current treatment options, challenges, practice and patient management, as well as emerging therapies. Read…

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Unipolar Versus Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures in Elderly Patients: November 2015

Hip replacement using hemiarthroplasty (HA) is a common surgical procedure in elderly patients with femoral neck fractures. However, questions remain regarding the…

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Timing of Tourniquet Release in Total Knee Arthroplasty: July 2015
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Timing of Tourniquet Release in Total Knee Arthroplasty: July 2015

Expiration Date: 8/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

The authors conducted a meta-analysis to determine the optimal tourniquet application strategy in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Fourteen high-quality randomized…

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Operative Management Options for Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability in Patients Younger Than 30 Years: September 2015

Anterior instability of the glenohumeral joint is a relatively common problem in the young population. Identification and treatment is essential to reduce the risk of…

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Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015
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Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015

Expiration Date: 6/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) has been identified to be effective in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but the effect of topical application is still unclear…

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Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015
CME

Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015

Expiration Date: 1/1/2019
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

The goal of the clinical use of a bipolar blood-sealing system is to reduce perioperative blood loss in total joint arthroplasty (TJA). This study was performed to…

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Hip Resurfacing Implants: August 2015
CME

Hip Resurfacing Implants: August 2015

Expiration Date: 9/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Hip resurfacing offers a suitable solution for young patients affected by hip disease who have high function demands and good bone quality. Bone stock preservation…

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Protocol-Based Arthroplasty: Less Is More: October 2015
CME

Protocol-Based Arthroplasty: Less Is More: October 2015

Expiration Date: 11/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Total joint arthroplasty is a successful orthopedic procedure that is performed in high volume in the United States and internationally. As economic pressures continue…

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Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction: Overview of Evaluation and Management. June 2015
CME

Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction: Overview of Evaluation and Management. June 2015

Expiration Date: 7/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

The posterior tibialis is a muscle in the deep posterior compartment of the calf that plays several key roles in the ankle and foot. Posterior tibialis tendon…

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Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty: April 2015
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Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty: April 2015

Expiration Date: 5/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty….

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