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VIDEO: Intraosseous regional prophylaxis yielded higher tissue concentrations after TKA in high BMI patients

November 22, 2017

DALLAS — At the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, Simon W. Young, MBChB, FRCS, spoke about a study that found intraosseous regional prophylaxis provided higher tissue concentrations in patients with a high BMI after undergoing total knee arthroplasty.

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Povidone-iodine irrigation used in TKR cases led to reduced SSI rates

November 7, 2017
DALLAS — Dilute povidone-iodine intraoperative irrigation had the greatest impact on surgical site rates among three stepwise measures instituted to reduce the…
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Fungal PJI: More than just a prosthetic infection

Orthopedics Today, November 2017
Karan Goswami, MD; Feng-Chih Kuo, MD; Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS
Management of periprosthetic joint infection is challenging on many accounts. Fungal periprosthetic joint infections are particularly difficult to treat. The problem is…
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Rule out infection, adverse local tissue reaction during investigation of THA instability

November 5, 2017
DALLAS — When a hip becomes unstable after total hip arthroplasty, the orthopedic surgeon should investigate it with a history and physical, appropriate imaging…
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Preoperative Embolization for Bone Metastasis From Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Orthopedics, February/March 2015, Volume 38 Issue 2
Preoperative transcatheter arterial embolization for hypervascular bone tumors is now widely accepted as a safe and…
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Protocol-Based Arthroplasty: Less Is More: October 2015

Total joint arthroplasty is a successful orthopedic procedure that is performed in high volume in the United States and…
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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Iorio discusses modifiable risk factors, infection rates after TJA

April 3, 2017
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