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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Study supports use of direct infusion of antibiotics for single-stage TKA revision

June 4, 2013
Direct intra-articular infusion of vancomycin delivered to the infected joints of patients who undergo one-stage revision total knee arthroplasty…
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Surgeons debate utility of neutral mechanical alignment in revision TKA

January 3, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla.— Two surgeons debated the use of the neutral mechanical axis to correct varus and valgus deformities in revision total knee…
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Femoral stem impaction grafting is durable, reliable for treatment of acetabular defects

Orthopedics Today, January 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. — Femoral revision in cemented total hip arthroplasty in patients with Paprosky type IIIb and type IV defects could be aided by…
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Management of TJA infection with two-stage exchange involves careful screening, team approach

Orthopedics Today, January 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. — A two-stage exchange is common for the treatment of an infected total hip or total knee arthroplasty, but many orthopedic…
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Stem design enhancements affect cementless THA results

December 14, 2012
ORLANDO, Fla. — Being familiar with more than one hip stem design is critical to successful cementless fixation with total hip arthroplasty…

Some knee surgeons find patient-specific instruments useful, but still too costly

Orthopaedics Today Europe, Issue 2
ORLANDO, Fla., USA — Patient-specific instrumentation has been associated with a simpler surgical procedure, but it may not be cost effective…

Special treatment, detection needed for complications from metal-on-metal hips

Orthopedics Today, April 2012
Complications from metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty call for individualized treatments, according to an orthopedic surgeon researcher from Rush…
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Surgeons debate the future of metal-on-metal, which has good survivorship but scrutiny

Orthopedics Today, March 2012
Although recent reports focusing on the potential risks of metal-on-metal hip replacement have caused some orthopedists to foresee the end of…
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Surgeons discuss the advantages, risks of bilateral total knee arthroplasty

Orthopedics Today, March 2012
Proponents of simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty cite patient preference for the dual procedure and shorter recovery, while…
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Surgeons debate benefits of robotic-guided navigation for hip arthroplasty

Orthopedics Today, March 2012
In a recent crossfire debate, Douglas E. Padgett, MD, argued that orthopedists should use robotic-guided navigation during total hip…