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Costs quadruple when SSIs develop after hip, knee replacements

September 15, 2018
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Suspicion is of the essence with taper corrosion diagnosis

Orthopedics Today, September 2018
The risk of taper corrosion following total hip arthroplasty has recently garnered the attention of the orthopedic community. In interviews with Orthopedics Today
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Is switching from cobalt-chrome to non-cobalt-chrome femoral heads the best way to mitigate taper corrosion problems?

Orthopedics Today, September 2018
Taper corrosion or mechanically assisted crevice corrosion is commonly noted in contemporary THA retrieval specimens and is becoming more recognized as a clinical…
In the Journals

Multidisciplinary approach using EMR may decrease hypotension, AKI rates after total joint arthroplasty

September 13, 2018
Hypotension and acute kidney injury rates significantly decreased after the implementation of an electronic medical record protocol which included preoperative risk…
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Case Report

Atraumatic Fracture of the BIOLOX delta Ceramic Liner in Well-Fixed Total Hip Implants

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, August 21, 2018
A newer alumina matrix composite ceramic (BIOLOX delta; CeramTec, Plochingen, Germany) was developed to improve…
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CME

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…
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American Society for the Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting

American Society for the Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Overlapping surgery in hip and knee arthroplasty was found to be a safe practice

March 13, 2018
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