American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

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Conversion, revision THA likely require similar resource allocation

November 7, 2015
DALLAS — According to research presented here at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, conversion total hip…
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Differing pain control methods may offer similar outcomes in patients after unilateral TKA

November 7, 2015
DALLAS — No significant differences in pain scores and mean morphine equivalent consumption were observed among patients who received either an…
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Dual mobility revision of failed MoM THA offers fewer early complications than acetabular revision

November 7, 2015
DALLAS — According to a presentation given here at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, dual mobility revision of…
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Higher rates of obesity seen over time in patients undergoing revision TKA

November 6, 2015
DALLAS — Research presented here at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting found patients undergoing revision total…
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Prevention of complications remains key in care of geriatric patients with hip, acetabulum fractures

October 16, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — In a presentation here, Ivan S. Tarkin, MD, noted the importance of considering options for patient care and the prevention of…
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Supply costs per case reduced for TKA, cuff repair after implementation of surgeon score cards

October 16, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Implementation of surgeon score cards reduced supply costs per case in rotator cuff repair and total knee arthroplasty, and…
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Social media tools offer opportunity to target health care consumers

May 22, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — Facebook and Twitter are tools, not toys, with specific demographic penetrance and specific demographic targets, according to…
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Long-term development improves after PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and isoametropic amblyopia

May 21, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and severe isoametropia not only improves visual acuity but also improves…
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IOP decrease after trabeculectomy may slow or reverse rate of visual field decay

May 20, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — Clinical observation of visual sensitivity improvement after a robust decrease in IOP is not a rare phenomenon, nor is such…

Nailfold microvascular abnormalities associated with primary open-angle glaucoma

May 19, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — Vascular endothelial cell dysfunction is an aspect of glaucoma that deserves more attention, according to a presenter at the…