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    Study Measures Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Arthroplasty Outcomes
    In a study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty, patients who underwent bariatric surgery prior to total knee arthroplasty (TKA) or total hip arthroplasty (THA) had reduced pulmonary complications and length of stay (LOS) […]

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    Study Assesses Independent Risk Factors for Infection Following Operative Tibial Plateau Fracture Treatment
    According to a retrospective study published online in Injury, excessive alcohol consumption is an independent risk factor for postoperative infection in patients with tibial plateau fracture […]

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    Study Evaluates Operating Times in THR and TKR
    A study published in the July issue of Health Affairs found that self-reported service times for total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR) may be inaccurate. Actual service times were assessed for THRs and TKRs at two academic hospita […]

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    Study Compares Complication Rates in Revision THA for Infection versus Aseptic THA
    Patients who undergo revision total hip arthroplasty (rTHA) due to infection may be more likely to sustain postoperative complications compared to aseptic rTHA patients, according to a study published in the July issu […]

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    Study Compares Cost-effectiveness of Partial Versus Total Knee Replacement
    When performed by an expert surgeon, partial knee replacement (PKR) may be as beneficial and more cost-effective compared to total knee replacement (TKR) in patients with medial compartment osteoarthritis of the knee, accordi […]

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    Study: PJI History Significantly Increases Risk After TKA
    Patients with a previous prosthetic joint infection (PJI) in another joint after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) or total hip arthroplasty (THA) may have a nearly threefold risk of developing PJI following a subsequent TKA in a different joint, […]

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    Study: Do TKA Expectations Differ Between RA and OA Patients?
    A retrospective cohort study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty found that rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients have lower baseline expectations for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) compared to osteoarthritis (OA) patients. A tota […]

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    Study: Long-term Outcomes for Cemented Mobile-bearing TKA
    A prospective study published online in The Knee observed good 20-year survivorship rates in cemented mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasty (TKA). A single surgeon performed 542 consecutive cemented TKAs in 487 patients using the Low Contact […]

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    Study: Could Second-operated Knee Have Worse Outcomes in Bilateral TKA?
    In staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA), the second-operated knee may have worse clinical outcomes compared to the first-operated knee, according to a systematic review published in the June issue of The Knee. A multid […]

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    Study Evaluates Tanezumab Efficacy and Safety in Hip and Knee OA
    A randomized clinical trial published online in JAMA found that tanezumab may improve pain and physical function in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip and knee but could increase the risks for joint safety events and total jo […]