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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 […]

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    Study: Risk Factors for Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea after Revision TKA
    A study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty assessed the incidence of and perioperative risk factors for Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) following revision total knee arthroplasty (rTKA) […]

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    Study: Nonoperative Hip Fracture Increases Mortality in Older Patients
    Hip fracture patients aged ≥ 65 years who do not undergo operative treatment may increase their mortality risk, according to a study published in the July issue of the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. Femoral neck or intertrochan […]

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    Study Measures Five-year Hip Fracture Risk in Osteoporotic Women
    A cohort study published online in JAMA Internal Medicine found that women aged ≥ 80 years with osteoporosis may have a higher five-year probability of hip fracture. A total of 1,528 women were stratified into two groups: those with […]

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    Study Examines Influence of Preoperative Characteristics on Post-TKA Pain
    Preoperative predictors of pain following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) may differ between men and women, according to a study published online in Arthritis Care & Research. The study included 477 patients (279 women, 198 […]

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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, […]