Posts for Hip


Reliability of the HSA in a surveillance programme for children with Cerebral Palsy

Practice Management - 1 March, 2018

A study published by the Journal of Children’s Orthopedics says that the number of children with cerebral palsy (CP) at risk for hip dislocation have…

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Are metal-on-metal hip arthroplasties a risk for heart attacks?

Case studies - 22 February, 2018

A study published on Bone and Joint Journal assures that Metal-on-metal (MoM) protheses of the hip have been widely used, however is currently known  for…

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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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The influence of gender on TKA and THA

The influence of gender on TKA and THA

Case studies - 13 April, 2017

Do age and gender really have any influence on total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and total hip arthroscopy (THA)? Debates have emerged on this topic and…

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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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Femoral neck fractures - a complication of hip arthroscopy

Femoral neck fractures – a complication of hip arthroscopy

Case studies - 17 March, 2017

The continuous contact between the acetabulum and the femoral head-neck junction can cause a disorder of the hip joint called femoroacetabular impingement (FAI). This disorder…

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Robotics for Total Hip Arthroplasty

Robotics for Total Hip Arthroplasty

Surgery - 21 February, 2017

Total hip arthroplasty (THA) surgery is one of the most successful surgeries, with over 95% survivorship at 10-years’ follow-up and with positive clinical outcomes. In…

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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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Hip arthroplasty templating: a digital approach

Templating - 26 July, 2016

In the past decade, indications for hip replacements increased,  according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 300,000 total hip replacements are…

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