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    Study: Does ACL/Meniscus Injury Increase Knee OA Risk?
    Patients with an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and/or meniscus injury may be more likely to develop osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, according to a study published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The researchers queried MEDL […]

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    Study Evaluates Operatively Treated Lateral Process of the Talus Fractures
    A retrospective study published online in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders analyzed patient-reported outcome measures in surgically treated fractures to the lateral process of the talus (LPTF). A total of 22 patients (mean age, […]

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    Study Identifies Predictors of SSI in TJR Patients
    Among total joint replacement (TJR) patients, those undergoing revision surgery and those who have certain comorbidities may have an increased risk for surgical site infection (SSI), according to a retrospective study published online in the America […]

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    Study Assesses Birth Outcomes for Women After THR
    Women who give birth after total hip replacement (THR) may be more likely to experience adverse outcomes, according to a cohort study published in the July issue of the European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. Researc […]

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    Study: Does Malnutrition Affect TJA Outcomes?
    Total joint arthroplasty (TJA) patients with malnutrition may have an increased risk of 90-day postoperative complications, according to a study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty. Between 2013 and 2018, 4,047 TJA patients underwent surgery […]

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    Study Compares Time to Reach Discharge Criteria after TKR
    A prospective study published online in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery found no significant difference in time to reach discharge criteria for total knee replacement (TKR) patients who received periarticular injection combined with a […]

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    Study Evaluates Impact of Suprainguinal Fascia Iliaca Blocks in Pediatric Hip Surgery Patients
    A study published online in Pediatric Anesthesia found that suprainguinal fascia iliaca blocks may be clinically effective in pediatric patients undergoing arthroscopic hip surgery. Of 716 patients, 275 re […]

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    Study: Mental Health Factors Associated with TKA Complications
    Patients with psychiatric disorders may have an increased risk for complications following total knee arthroplasty (TKA), according to a study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty. Patient data from the National Inpatient Samp […]

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    NOLC Recap, Health Disaster Response Bill Passes

     

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    Orthopaedic Surgeons Gathered in DC for 2019 NOLC
    From June 5-8, more than 300 orthopaedic surgeons from around the country gathered in Washington, D.C., for the 2019 National Orthopaedic […]

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    Study Compares TKA Versus High Tibial Osteotomy Revision Rates
    High tibial osteotomy (HTO) patients may be more likely to require revision than total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patients, according to a retrospective study published online in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. Information from the […]