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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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The silver solution for knee implants

Practice Management - 1 February, 2018

Harry Hothi and the Smart Spacer Project team discussed the use of silver coatings on knee implants to reduce the risk of infection. The demand…

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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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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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3D Templating for Total Hip Arthroplasty

Templating - 29 September, 2017

Acetabular cup appropriate placement is important to determinate the implant stability and longevity. The malposition of acetabular cups negatively influences prosthesis survival and it will…

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The truth behind the falls of RA patients

Case studies - 21 September, 2017

According to recent findings, falls might be a problem that has no correlation with the characteristics of the foot and ankle for patients with rheumatoid…

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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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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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Kocher-Langenbeck approach in acetabular fractures

Case studies - 18 May, 2017

It is a fact that acetabular fractures are rare injuries. It is estimated that 3 out of 100 000 inhabitants suffer one each year. However,…

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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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