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    Study Evaluates Racial Disparities Among TJA Patients
    Black patients may face more complications following total joint arthroplasty (TJA), according to a retrospective study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty. Between July 2013 and June 2017, 7,208 consecutive patients underwent primary […]

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    Study Finds Sleep Apnea May Increase Complication Risk in Arthroplasty Patients
    Sleep apnea patients may have an increased risk of postoperative complications following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and total hip arthroplasty (THA), according to a retrospective study published online in The Journal […]

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    Study: Intraoperative Air Decontamination Affects TJA Outcomes
    A retrospective study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty found that patients who underwent total joint arthroplasty (TJA) in the presence of UC-V air decontamination had a decreased risk of periprosthetic joint infection (P […]

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    Study: Positive Results in Revision ACL Secondary to RIA Harvested Bone Grafting
    Revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction secondary to reamer-irrigator-aspirator (RIA) harvested bone grafting may result in good subjective and objective clinical outcomes, according to a study publish […]

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    Study: Transfusion Risk with Tranexamic Acid Versus Fibrin Sealant in Arthroplasty Patients
    Hip fracture patients treated with prosthetic replacement have similar blood loss and transfusion risks regardless of whether they receive fibrin sealant (FS) or topical tranexamic acid (TXA), according to a […]

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    Study Associates Use of Bisphosphonates with Lower Revision TJA Rate
    Total joint arthroplasty (TJA) patients who use bisphosphonates (BPs) after surgery may be less likely to require implant revision, according to a study published online in Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. The study […]

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    Study Evaluates Risk of Residual Acetabular Dysplasia After Pavlik Method
    According to a study published in the November/December issue of the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, patients with dislocated Graf type-IV hips diagnosed at ultrasound who undergo treatment with a Pavlik harness for develo […]

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    Study Examines Factors Associated with Postoperative Pain in THA Patients
    A study published in the December issue of Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery analyzed factors that influence pain in the first four weeks following total hip arthroplasty (THA). Researchers evaluated 103 THA patients […]

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    Study Identifies Risk Factors for SSI Following ACLR
    A study published in the December issue of Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy found that certain demographic characteristics may predict postoperative surgical site infection (SSI) risk in patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament […]