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Number of opioid refills, duration of use increased risk of opioid misuse

January 22, 2018
In the Journals

Customized total knee implants may restore neutral coronal mechanical axis in patients

January 22, 2018
Results published in the Journal of Knee Surgery showed customized total knee implants individually made with patient-specific cutting jigs accurately restored neutral…
In the Journals

ACA reduces out-of-pocket medical expenses

January 22, 2018
The implementation of the ACA reduced out-of-pocket spending for medical care, especially for low-income individuals; however, premium spending remained high for these…
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Heraeus Medical announces Palacos bone cement portfolio is directly available in the US

January 22, 2018
Heraeus Medical Inc. announced that since Jan. 3, 2018, it has been selling the Palacos portfolio of bone cement products direct through Heraeus Medical LLC in the…

ConforMIS reports preliminary fourth-quarter, full-year 2017 financial results

January 21, 2018
ConforMIS Inc. announced its preliminary results for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2017. According to a company press release, the total revenue for the…
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Leukocyte Esterase Strip Test: A Rapid and Reliable Method for the Diagnosis of Infections in Arthroplasty

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, January 9, 2018
The reliability of the leukocyte esterase (LE) strip test needs further investigation. A total of 204 joints suspected…
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Hip Resurfacing Implants: August 2015

Hip resurfacing offers a suitable solution for young patients affected by hip disease who have high function demands…
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VIDEO: Hospitals rely on surveys to determine call pay, base compensation, speaker says

January 18, 2018
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