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    Study: Does Prior ED Admission Predict 90-day Readmission in TJA?
    Total joint arthroplasty (TJA) patients who presented to the emergency department (ED) within one year preoperatively had higher rates of 90-day readmission, according to a retrospective study published online in The Journal of Arthro […]

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    Study: Outcomes for Capsulotomy Repair Versus Nonrepair
    Arthroscopic femoroacetabular impingement correction and hip labral repair patients with capsulotomy repair had better midterm outcomes compared to nonrepair patients, according to a study published online in Arthroscopy. The study matched 42 n […]

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    Study Compares Open Fracture Management in Younger Versus Older Patients
    A retrospective study published online in Injury evaluated similarities and differences between managing older and younger patients with open lower limb fractures. A total of 33 pediatric (age < 16 years) patients and 99 old […]

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    Study: Alpha-defensin Test Accurately Diagnoses PJI in Inflammatory Disease Patients
    A retrospective review published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty found that the alpha-defensin test was an accurate diagnostic tool for periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) in revision total hip arthroplasty ( […]

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    Study Compares Outcomes for UKA versus TKA
    A study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty compared complications, reoperation risks, hospital readmission rates, and 90-day mortality between unicondylar knee arthroplasty (UKA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patients. Researchers evaluated […]

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    Study Compares Operative Versus Nonoperative Management of Grade III MCL Injuries
    According to a prospective, multicenter study published in the May issue of Arthroscopy, operative¬†and nonoperative management of grade III medial collateral ligament (MCL) injuries during anterior cruciate ligament ( […]

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    Study Finds RSA with Contemporary Implants Yields Low Reoperation Rates
    Patients who underwent primary reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) with contemporary implants had low reoperation rates, according to a retrospective review published online in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Between […]

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    Study: Smoking Increases Complications, Costs in THA
    A study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty evaluated how smoking impacts complications and costs in total hip arthroplasty (THA). In 2014, 63,446 primary THA admissions were recorded in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, corresponding t […]

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    Study: Injections within Four Weeks of Knee Arthroscopy Increases Infection Risk
    Patients who receive intra-articular knee corticosteroid injections within four weeks of simple knee arthroscopy could increase their risk for postoperative infection, according to a study published online in Arthroscop […]

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    Study Associates Far Proximal Cup Position in THA with Positive Outcomes
    Primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) with a far proximal cup position could be an effective treatment for patients with severe dysplastic hip osteoarthritis (OA), according to a study published in the May issue of The Journal o […]