Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from CCJR, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Tranexamic acid, giving fluids first reduce the need for transfusion in arthroplasty

Orthopedics Today, February 2012
Administering fluids first rather than transfusing patients and using an antifibrinolytic agent such as tranexamic acid can reduce blood loss…
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Technique, patient and implant selection key to avoiding fracture during THA

Orthopedics Today, February 2012
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement 2011 Winter Meeting, Craig J. Della Valle, MD, provided tips on the prevention…
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TKA implant designers should further study mechanical testing, literature results

Orthopedics Today, February 2012
ORLANDO, Fla. — With informed patients asking their physicians about the expected longevity of total knee arthroplasty prostheses, orthopedic…
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Optimize patients to effectively prevent periprosthetic joint infections

Orthopedics Today, January 2012
Periprosthetic joint infections can be reduced by optimizing at-risk patients, screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
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Study finds improved patient health care delivery a must for orthopedic surgeons

Orthopedics Today, January 2012
For the specialty to survive, orthopedic surgeons must provide patients with new methods of health care delivery in the form of improved safety…
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Treatment of cam-type hip impingement yields improved hip scores at early follow-up

Orthopaedics Today Europe, Issue 1
Use of arthroscopic osteoplasty to manage cam-type femoral acetabular impingement improved hip function at early follow-up according to a study…
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Obesity: A global epidemic that poses challenges for total joint replacement

Orthopaedics Today Europe, Issue 1
Total joint arthroplasty in obese patients will continue to be an important challenge for orthopedic surgeons based on data presented at…
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Study suggests medial mobile bearing UKA not a temporary procedure

Orthopaedics Today Europe, Issue 1
Research presented recently by Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr., MD, supports the use of medial mobile bearing unicompartmental knee arthroplasty may…
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Study details current causes of TKA revision, efforts to improve survivorship

Orthopaedics Today Europe, Issue 1
Although the reasons for reoperation following total knee arthroplasty have changed in the past 3 decades, today’s revision rates are as low as…