Posts for Surgery Category


Back surgery: pros, cons and common trajectory changes overview

Surgery - 7 February, 2019

When it comes the time you sign up your patient for back surgery, you must have already tried a number of treatments to ease their…

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PeekMed - Is total joint replacement the best option for arthritis

Is total joint replacement the best option for arthritis?

Surgery - 17 January, 2019

Osteoarthritis is debilitating. When arthritis starts to affect several joints, one potential treatment option to explore is replacing the damaged joint with a new, artificial…

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PeekMed - Deconstructing minimally invasive spine surgery

Deconstructing minimally invasive spine surgery

Surgery - 10 January, 2019

It’s been long since spine surgery was performed for the first time, and over the years, new technological advances have made it possible for more…

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How to perform a THA with PeekMed?

Surgery - 18 October, 2018

The hip is one of the body’s largest joints, also known as a ball-and-socket joint. The bone surfaces of the ball and socket are covered…

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The foot and its relationship to peak height velocity of the calcaneal system

The foot and its relationship to peak height velocity of the calcaneal system

Surgery - 8 March, 2018

In the multiple skeletal maturity grading systems, none of them seems to use the phalanges of the foot. To minimize radiation, it would be great…

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Is it really important to evaluate shoulder arthroplasty data?

Surgery - 15 February, 2018

Niel Kang of Addenbrookes Hospital and Olga Taylor, of ODEP asked the question – “Why do we need to evaluate shoulder arthroplasty data?” – since…

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Are post-operative complications related with time and admission for surgery?

Surgery - 8 February, 2018

Back in 2000, there was over 1.6 million osteoporotic fractures of the hip worldwide, with approximately 250 000 occurring in the United States and 620…

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Factors Influencing Orthopedic Surgery Residents’ Choice

Surgery - 25 January, 2018

Due to a rapidly changing health care system and a growing transparency in the age of outcome reporting, residents seem to have quite a list…

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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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