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Even if you Live Alone, there is No Place like Home after Total Joint Arthroplasty

Source: American Acadamy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Data was collected for a consecutive series of patients undergoing primary, unilateral total hip arthroplasty (THA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for a six-month period. Home support for two weeks after discharge was identified as the primary variable. Patients were classified as living alone (investigational group) or living with […]

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Revision TKA for flexion instability yielded lower functional improvements

Source: Healio While patients who underwent revision total knee arthroplasty for flexion instability had functional improvements postoperatively, they had less improvement than patients revised for infection or loosening/osteolysis who had higher baseline function, according to results. Read more

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Imaging identifies cartilage regeneration in long-distance runners

Source: ScienceDaily Using a mobile MRI truck, researchers followed runners for 4,500 kilometers through Europe to study the physical limits and adaptation of athletes over a 64-day period, according to new research. Read more

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Patient factors, not procedure, linked with major complications after surgery for femoral neck fracture

Source: Healio The risk of major postoperative complications after hemiarthroplasty or total hip arthroplasty for treatment of femoral neck fractures is influenced by patient factors, rather than choice of procedure, according to study results. Read more

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In what ways do you think 3-D printing will become more utilized in the future?

Source: Healio Three-dimensional printing has been available for several decades. However, the enthusiasm for use in hip and knee arthroplasties has only greatly increased in the past several years. Read more

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