Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting, which includes the latest news from CCJR, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians.

Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: New technology should not supplant use of knee osteotomy

January 15, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Although osteotomies may be falling out of favor with some orthopaedists, they can be effective for young and active patients…
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Speaker: High metal ion levels, persistent pain among indications for revision of MoM hips

December 16, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. – Elevated metal ion levels, loose cups either radiographically or clinically and psychological changes are among the indications…
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Barrack offers a perspective on use of mobile compression device for thrombosis prevention after TJA

December 15, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting, Robert L. Barrack, MD, shares his perspective on a study of the…
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Tranexamic acid may reduce blood loss without increasing thromboembolic rate

December 14, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — An effective method to minimize perioperative blood loss without increasing the risk of thromboembolic events for patients who…
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Jumbo acetabular cups may offer advantages in revision arthroplasty

Orthopedics Today, January 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — The use of jumbo acetabular cups is a reliable technique in revision arthroplasty, according to a speaker at the Current…
In the Journals

Jumbo acetabular cups may offer advantages in revision arthroplasty

December 13, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — The use of jumbo acetabular cups is a reliable technique in revision arthroplasty, according to a speaker at the Current…
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Study: Third of synovial fluid analyses inaccurate for patients with failed MoM bearings, corrosion

December 12, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — In the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection for patients with failed metal-on-metal bearings or corrosion, synovial…
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Speaker: Success of hip resurfacing depends on device, technique in properly selected patients

December 12, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — The success of hip resurfacing depends on the use of a well-designed device and good technique for properly selected patients…
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Contemporary polymers have improved outcomes of THA

December 12, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — The use of contemporary cross-linked polyethylene bearings has improved the durability of total hip arthroplasty; however, most…
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Arun Mullaji — Correcting knee deformities

December 23, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. — Arun B. Mullaji, MD, FRCS (Ed), MS, discusses correcting knee deformities at his institution in this video taken at the…