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Prosthetic survival not affected by surgical technique, individual patient factors

October 27, 2011
Gender, age, body mass index, activity level, surgical technique and cement use are not related to Harris Hip scores or implant loosening…
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Slovakian joint register official reports good hemiarthroplasty results

Orthopedics Today, October 2011
PRAGUE — The total hip arthroplasty register for Slovakia includes data for about 33,000 total hip arthroplasty procedures and shows 92%…
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Posture improves after femoral extension osteotomy for hip flexion contractures

Orthopedics Today, October 2011
PRAGUE — Flexion contracture in the hips of pediatric patients due to spastic cerebral palsy, arthrogryposis and other conditions can…
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Researchers concerned by loosening rates with aluminium free surface grit-blasted THR stems

September 21, 2011
PRAGUE — Swiss investigators have found high early loosening rates in a double-blinded randomized prospective trial of AL203-free…
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Ankle blocks after tourniquet application may provide good foot surgery pain control

September 14, 2011
Based on the results of their randomized prospective study, orthopaedists at Epsom and St. Helier Hospital in the United Kingdom recommend that…
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Study finds no downside to leaving knee cartilage lesions untreated after ACL injury

September 13, 2011

Discuss in OrthoMind PRAGUE — A long-term follow-up of 43 patients who were treated for ACL tears but untreated for associated knee cartilage…