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    Study: TJA Outcomes in Morbidly Obese Patients
    Morbidly obese patients with moderate/severe osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip or knee may have lower orthopaedic retention rates than patients with a lower body mass index (BMI), according to a retrospective study published online in The Journal of Arthro […]

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    Johnson & Johnson Held Responsible for $572.1 Million in Opioid Trial
    An Oklahoma judge ruled that Johnson & Johnson must pay the state $5721 million for its role in the opioid epidemic, an amount significantly lower than the $17 billion sought in the lawsuit filed by Oklahoma Attorney Gener […]

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    Study Evaluates Impact of Hypogonadism Following TKA
    A study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty found that patients with hypogonadism undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) may be at greater risk for medical complications, revision, longer hospital length of stay (LOS), and increased […]

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    Study: Could Megaprosthesis Be Used in Complex Distal Femur Fractures?
    A systematic review published online in Injury found that megaprosthesis may be a safe and effective option for the treatment of complex distal femur fractures (DFFs). Electronic databases were queried to find studies evaluating […]

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    Study: Is Waiting for Joint Arthroplasty ‘Worse Than Death?’
    Nearly one in five patients waiting to undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA) may be in a health state “worse than death (WTD),” while a smaller percentage awaiting total knee arthroplasty (TKA) may be in a state WTD, according to a […]

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    Study Assesses Outcomes Associated with Undersedation in THA Dislocations
    A retrospective review published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty found that undersedation may result in poorer outcomes for total hip arthroplasty (THA) dislocation patients. Patients who underwent closed reduction of TH […]

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    Study Evaluates Meniscal Allograft Transplantation Outcomes by Age
    Patients older than 50 years may have worse outcomes compared to younger patients following meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT), according to a case-control report published in the August issue of Arthroscopy. MAT patients older […]

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    Study: Does Socioeconomic Status Affect Amputation Risk in TKA?
    Patients who are poorer or are Medicaid or Medicare beneficiaries may be more likely to require above-knee amputation (AKA) after periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) resulting from total knee arthroplasty (TKA), according to a cross-se […]

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    Study Assesses Use of Trunk Stabilization in FAI Patients
    A randomized, controlled trial published in the July issue of the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine observed that adding trunk stabilization exercise to a hip rehabilitation protocol may be beneficial for women with femoroacetabular impingem […]

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    Study Compares Patellofemoral Arthroplasty versus TKA in Younger Patients
    A retrospective study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty compared outcomes in patients with patellofemoral arthritis aged < 55 years who underwent patellofemoral arthroplasty (PFA) compared to total knee arthro […]