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Alpha defensin lateral flow test yielded high specificity, limited sensitivity for PJI

May 24, 2018

Proper IV self-infusion may reduce infection risk in patients with hemophilia

May 24, 2018
Educating patients with hemophilia on the proper use of IV self-infusion may significantly reduce the risk of periprosthetic joint infection after joint replacement…
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Risk calculator identified several risk factors for development of PJI after TJA

May 23, 2018
A validated, preoperative risk calculator identified several risk factors for the development of periprosthetic joint infection after total joint arthroplasty. These…
In the Journals

Most orthopedic procedures showed decrease in reimbursement from 2000 to 2016

May 21, 2018
From 2000 to 2016, researchers found a steady decrease in reimbursement for procedures in all orthopedic subspecialties, except for removal of an orthopedic implant…
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Day of Surgery Affects Length of Hospitalization for Patients Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty Discharged to Extended Care Facilities

Orthopedics, March/April 2018, Volume 41 Issue 2
Although the average hospital length of stay (LOS) after total joint arthroplasty (TJA) has decreased during the past…
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Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015

The goal of the clinical use of a bipolar blood-sealing system is to reduce perioperative blood loss in total joint…
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VIDEO: Presenter says anterolateral ligament reconstruction effectively protects repaired medial meniscus

May 1, 2018
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