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Higher risk for infection associated with previous non-arthroplasty related shoulder surgery

June 28, 2017

Patients who underwent primary shoulder arthroplasty experienced a significantly higher risk infection if they had previously undergone nonarthroplasty-related surgery, according to results.

Researchers reviewed 4,577 patients treated with 2890 total shoulder arthroplasties, 1,233 hemiarthroplasties and 454 reverse shoulder arthroplasties between 1970 and 2012, of whom 18% had undergone prior non-arthroplasty shoulder surgery on the operative side. compared patients with and without previous surgery for postoperative prosthetic infection.

Biosimilar to Enbrel approved in Europe

June 27, 2017
Erelzi, a biosimilar to Enbrel, has been approved by the European Commission for all indications of the reference product, according to a company press release…

DePuy Synthes acquires Sentio

June 27, 2017
DePuy Synthes Products Inc. announced it has acquired Innovative Surgical Solutions LLC, doing business as Sentio LLC. Sentio markets nerve localization technology for…

‘Lives of our patients are at stake’ as concerns about Senate health care bill mount

June 27, 2017
The cost savings that would be realized under the Senate’s proposed health care bill would have a dramatic negative effect on the quality of health care offered in…
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Quadruple, 5-strand hamstring autograft yield similar outcomes after ACL reconstruction

June 27, 2017
Recently published results showed no statistically significant differences in re-rupture and clinical outcomes among the use of the 5-strand hamstring autograft the…
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Three-Dimensional Templating for Acetabular Component Alignment During Total Hip Arthroplasty

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, May 31, 2017
Appropriate placement of the acetabular cup is an important determinant of implant stability and longevity. Malposition…
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Bundled Payments in Orthopedic Surgery: February 2015

Bundled payments, the idea of paying a single price for a bundle of goods and services, is a financial concept familiar…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses efficacy of transtendinous repair for gluteus medius tears

May 30, 2017
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