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Surgeon’s views on Premium implants in total joint arthroplasty

Surgery - 18 January, 2018

Refunds of total joint arthroplasty and the increased costs of implants have led many hospitals to restrict access to newer, more expensive total joint arthroplasty…

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Reduction of vertebral height induce variety of neurological deterioration

Surgery - 28 December, 2017

There is a number of vertebral fractures that affect variations in the termination level of conus medullaris (TLCM) and alter neurological findings. Yet, few studies…

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Orthopedic training and surgical skills simulation

Surgery - 21 December, 2017

The change felt on the health care delivery patterns and the constant and fast evolution of orthopedic surgical procedures have increased the steps for trainees…

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Navigation and customized implants: the role played on TKA

Surgery, Technology - 14 December, 2017

Through the years the number of total knee replacements (TKA) done in the USA seems to increase and despite the great care taken during all…

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A clinical efficacy between different surgical approaches for popliteal cyst

Surgery - 30 November, 2017

Popliteal cyst is a benign swelling with synovial fluid located behind the knee joint. They are often asymptomatic, however symptomatic cysts may cause pain and…

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The revenue cycle: An open letter for young surgeons

Surgery - 14 September, 2017

A physician’s refund is connected directly to either productivity or collections – and it can be influenced indirectly by the overall financial sustainability of the…

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A new approach for medical training

Surgery - 31 August, 2017

The number one and two killers worldwide according to the American Heart Association are still cardiovascular disease and stroke, and this is one of the…

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Surgical Cost Disclosure and Operating Room Expenditures

Surgery - 20 July, 2017

Recent policy changes in the United States are attempting to reduce spending through the development of value-based payment systems that rely heavily on cost transparency.…

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Surgical techniques and operative management of Distal Clavicle Osteolysis

Surgical techniques and operative management of Distal Clavicle Osteolysis

Surgery - 25 May, 2017

An uncommon condition that affects mostly athletes who perform repetitive overhead activity is distal clavicle osteolysis (DCO). This is a condition that most commonly affects…

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Chronic shoulder pain on younger patients

Surgery - 27 April, 2017

Shoulder pain is a symptom commonly found in primary care, and it can be referred from elsewhere in the body, such as the neck, diaphragm,…

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