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.

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Speaker recommends routine use of handheld navigation in TKR

December 20, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. — The use of handheld navigation should be adopted by surgeons performing total knee replacement because it is easy to use and…
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Modular junctions increase the risk of fretting, crevice corrosion in THA patients

December 18, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. — Although there are many benefits of head-neck modularity used in total hip arthroplasty, a speaker here highlighted the risk of…
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A. Seth Greenwald, DPhil (Oxon) – 30 years of Current Concepts in Joint Replacement

December 18, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. — Orthopedics Today Editorial Board member A. Seth Greenwald, DPhil (Oxon), discusses the origins of the Current Concepts in…
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Speaker notes safety and efficacy of TXA for reducing blood loss in TJR

December 17, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. — The use of tranexamic acid in total joint replacement successfully reduces blood loss both topically and intravenously, and…
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Study: Good results seen with algorithmic approach in treatment of hip instability

December 16, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. — Hip instability can be successfully managed using a six-part algorithm that helps surgeons identify and treat variations in…
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Obese patients have high risk of complications after TJR, but high BMI does not contraindicate surgery

December 16, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. — Obese patients who undergo total joint replacement have a higher risk of complications, but there is no body mass index level…
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Treatment of VTE risk factors in TKA patients may cost more than readmission

December 13, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. — The cost to manage the treatment of risk factors related to venous thromboembolism for patients undergoing total knee…
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Overinterpretation of joint replacement registry data may result in misleading conclusions

December 13, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. — Data from joint replacement registries can be misleading when comparing implant types or designs because the information contained…
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Speaker: New classification system will simplify periprosthetic fracture management

December 13, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. — Two surgeons have developed a new classification system called the UCS, or Universal Classification System, which will help…
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Speaker addresses labeling problems for orthopedic ‘never events’

June 26, 2013
Orthopedic surgeons can manage “never events” in their practice like deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism through careful…