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VIDEO: Intraosseous regional prophylaxis yielded higher tissue concentrations after TKA in high BMI patients

November 22, 2017

DALLAS — At the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, Simon W. Young, MBChB, FRCS, spoke about a study that found intraosseous regional prophylaxis provided higher tissue concentrations in patients with a high BMI after undergoing total knee arthroplasty.

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FDA grants orphan drug designation for rofecoxib for treating hemophilic arthropathy

November 22, 2017
Tremeau Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced the FDA has granted orphan drug designation, on a first cycle review, for rofecoxib, a COX-2 selective non-steroidal…

Stryker launches program to assist physician groups drive profitability, efficiency, quality outcomes

November 22, 2017
Stryker’s Performance Solutions announced it has launched the Practice Excellence program, a service developed to assist orthopedic-specific physician practices…
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FDA: Limbrel linked to 'potentially life-threatening' problems

November 22, 2017
The FDA is investigating the drug Limbrel, a capsule-based product currently marketed as a medical food to manage the metabolic processes associated with osteoarthritis…
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VIDEO: Percutaneous posterior stabilization of L1 to L5, percutaneous L3 biopsy in a spinal metastasis

November 21, 2017
In this video from Open Operating Theatre, Jens Castein, MD, from the Center for Spinal Surgery and Neurotraumatology in
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The Role of Intraoperative Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices in Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, November 21, 2017
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common complication after total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty…
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Protocol-Based Arthroplasty: Less Is More: October 2015

Total joint arthroplasty is a successful orthopedic procedure that is performed in high volume in the United States and…
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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Patients require individualized treatment for low back pain, surgery not always necessary

November 1, 2017
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