Posts for Surgery Category


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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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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