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Alpha-defensin lateral-flow test yields high sensitivity, specificity for periprosthetic joint infection

Alpha-defensin lateral-flow test yields high sensitivity, specificity for periprosthetic joint infection
April 2, 2020
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Rivaroxaban superior to enoxaparin for VTE prevention after nonmajor orthopedic surgery

April 2, 2020
Treatment with rivaroxaban was more effective than enoxaparin for preventing venous thromboembolism during immobilization after lower-limb nonmajor orthopedic surgery…
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TKA implants with vs without hydroxyapatite coating, fixation pegs yielded similar outcomes

March 31, 2020
Total knee arthroplasty implants with porous and hydroxyapatite coatings and fixation pegs had similar clinical outcomes and survivorship rates compared with knee…
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Patient-reported outcome measures, patient satisfaction had weak correlation after TJA

March 26, 2020
With a finding of weak to moderate correlation between patient-reported outcome measures and patient satisfaction, published results advise against overreliance of…
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Direct Visualization of the Femoral Cortical Button in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Helps Ensure Proper Positioning

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, February 5, 2020
This study sought to postoperatively compare femoral cortical button (FCB) placement in anterior cruciate ligament…
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VIDEO: Orthopedic trauma patients were prescribed more opioids than TJA patients

March 13, 2019
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