Posts for Orthopedic

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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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Is robotic surgery assisted secure?

Technology - 13 July, 2017

As we know, the intense focus on safety for any surgical procedure seems to compromise training for new robotic surgeons. A group of researchers found…

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Robotic Control, the future of healthcare

Technology - 6 July, 2017

If we look back in time, a few decades ago, touchscreens were the latest innovative technology, yet clunky pieces of technology reserved for applications that…

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Injuries in extreme sports

Case studies - 29 June, 2017

Extreme sports usually involve high-risk elements, such as high speed, height, real or perceived danger, a high level of physical exertion, spectacular stunts and, in…

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Shoulder ultrasonography increases efficiency in diagnosis of rotator cuff tears

Case studies, No category - 20 June, 2017

Rotator cuff tears are very common, and their incidence rate increases with age. Shoulder ultrasonography seems to have recently gained popularity for detecting these types…

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Early physical therapy and lower back pain in older adults

Early physical therapy and lower back pain in older adults

Case studies - 2 May, 2017

A 2015 study found that physical therapy provides only modest benefits for lower back pain in older adults. This study followed more than 200 people…

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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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High quality and cost effective healthcare

Surgery - 20 April, 2017

Nowadays, it is not an easy task to think about the quality of healthcare and cost effectiveness, and this proves to be an even more…

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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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Tibial diaphyseal fractures in children

Tibial diaphyseal fractures in children

Surgery - 30 March, 2017

Tibial diaphyseal fractures are common among younger patients, and when treated through traditional methods, the results are often positive. Orthopedic doctors should consider several factors…

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