Orthopedic surgery knee

Majority of knee and hip replacements last as long as 25 years, a study says
By PeekMed on February 24, 2020

8 out of 10 knee replacements and 6 out of 10 hip replacements last as long as 25 years, says a large study from the University of Bristol. This is much longer than believed, the...

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Knee Arthroplasty: The accuracy of Pre-operative Templating
By PeekMed on August 26, 2019

Preoperative planning is recommended for every type of surgery and preoperative templating has become very popular since the planning of orthopedic surgical procedures became a habit in...

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Knee Implants: Is Silver the Best Solution to Infection?
By PeekMed on February 1, 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 for primary total knee replacements (TKRs)...

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Preparing patients for a knee replacement: the procedures
By PeekMed on September 29, 2016

A knee replacement will be performed when the knee is severely damaged mostly caused by arthritis or injury. It works when it becomes hard for the patient to do daily activities such as...

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