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    Study Measures Risk of Subsequent Arthroplasties in TKA and THA Patients with Osteoarthritis
    Patients who undergo total knee arthroplasty (TKA) or total hip arthroplasty (THA) for osteoarthritis (OA) may be more likely to undergo further arthroplasties in the future, according to a study published o […]

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    Study: Higher Revision, Mortality Rates in THA at Low-volume Hospitals
    A study published in the September issue of The Journal of Arthroplasty found that patients who undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA) at a low-volume hospital may have higher risks for revision and mortality. Nationwide health ins […]

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    Study Identifies Predictors of Revision in Young THA Patients
    According to a study published online in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, surgical approach, head size, and bearing type may be associated with revision risk among primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) patients aged younger than 55 years. Th […]

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    Study: Impact of Steroids at Different Postoperative Time Points in TKA
    A randomized, controlled study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty measured the efficacy of systemic steroid administration on pain and nausea one day postoperatively in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patients. TKA pa […]

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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 […]