Posts for Hip Replacement

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Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing in patients younger than 50 years

Templating - 12 October, 2017

Total hip arthroplasty (THA) durability does not meet the requirements for young patients compared to the younger population. SEE ALSO: 3D Templating for Total Hip…

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Hip replacements increasing in younger patients

Case studies - 23 March, 2017

Total hip replacements in the United States have been rising, especially among adults in early middle age, and surgeons say even people in their 20s…

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3T MRI HELPS DIAGNOSIS OF CHONDRAL DEFECTS IN THE HIP

3T MRI helps diagnosis of chondral defects in the hip

Case studies - 11 January, 2017

For a physician with limited treatment procedures available, finding the right solution for young patients with cartilage defects in the hip may present a complex…

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Surgical site infections are influenced by operating room quality

Surgical site infections are influenced by operating room quality

Surgery - 5 January, 2017

It is almost inevitable to consider that the rate of surgical site infections are strongly influenced by the operating room quality. The structural features of…

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PRE-OPERATIVE PLANNING FOR A TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT

Pre-operative planning for a total joint replacement

Preoperative planning - 7 October, 2016

Pre-operative planning should be a priority in primary total joint replacement, it either happens for the knee or hip. A pre-operative analysis helps the surgeon…

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