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Researchers tout the advantages of ceramic-on-ceramic hip bearings

Orthopedics Today, December 2011
Ceramic-on-ceramic bearings have shown excellent long-term outcomes, with no osteolysis or adverse biological effects, according to Laurent…
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Today’s primary UKR may become tomorrow’s complicated revision

November 11, 2011
PRAGUE — Researchers at London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital discovered in their recent analysis of register-based…
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Plenary speaker presents state of research, clinical work into partial rotator cuff tears

Orthopaedics Today Europe, Issue 6
PRAGUE — Orthopedists must pay closer attention to partial rotator cuff tears, according to a plenary lecture delivered here. In his presentation…
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Clinic designed to follow-up after total joint replacement reports high attendance rates, patient satisfaction

Orthopaedics Today Europe, Issue 6
PRAGUE — A specialized physiotherapy-based clinic in Australia working in conjunction with an orthopaedic surgery department during follow-up of…
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Posture may improve after femoral extension osteotomy for hip flexion contractures

Orthopaedics Today Europe, Issue 6
PRAGUE — A team from the Medical University of South Carolina, in Charleston, U.S.A., found that performing a proximal femoral extension…
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Cementless straight stem proved bone preserving and less invasive

Orthopaedics Today Europe, Issue 6
Belgian and French orthopedists determined a new bone-preserving straight, cementless hip stem proved less invasive, preserved bone…
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Greater pain improvement for PRP than autologous blood in randomized lateral epicondylitis trial

Orthopaedics Today Europe, Issue 6
PRAGUE — A platelet rich plasma injection treatment for patients suffering from lateral epicondylitis for a minimum of 3 months was an…
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Patients return to work after total hip arthroplasty with preoperative function

October 28, 2011
The majority of working-age patients can return to their jobs after total hip replacement procedures and perform their jobs at preoperative…
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Osteonecrosis not a predictor of THA revision

October 28, 2011
Osteonecrosis is not a predictor of poor outcomes in primary total hip arthroplasty, even when associated with other common risk factors, and…
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Modified straight stem’s curvature allows implantation in narrow femoral cavities

October 27, 2011
Researchers reported successful outcomes using a modified straight cementless hip stem with proximal-medial curvature for proximal fixation in…