• Hopping for 2 minutes a day may reduce risk of hip fracture

    Brief, daily bouts of hopping or jumping can strengthen hip bones and reduce the risk of fracture following a fall, suggests a new study of older men. Source: Medical News Today

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  • TXA plus diluted-epinephrine decreased blood loss in TKA

    Local application of tranexamic acid plus diluted-epinephrine decreased postoperative blood loss and reduced the possibility of homologous blood transfusion following total knee arthroplasty, according to study results. Source: Healio

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  • A Different Perspective on Metal-on-Metal Implants for THA

    Henri Migaud, MD, told attendees at the recent World Arthroplasty Congress that abandoning all metal-on-metal implants for total hip arthroplasty without considering which ones could be safely used is a mistake. The right implant with the right patient can still produce a good outcome. Source: ICJR

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  • Acing the Orthopedic Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch-Time Resource

    Product Description In today’s fast-paced world, orthopedic residents and fellows struggle to find the time to study for the board exams, prepare for the recertification exam, prepare for the Orthopedic In-Training Examination, prepare for teaching rounds, or just plain read. What is the best way to effectively prepare and study, if reading multiple resources can’t […]

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  • Which Patients Are at Greatest Risk for Readmission after THA?

    A recently published multi-center study provides guidance on modifiable risk factors orthopaedic surgeons can address prior to surgery to reduce the chances of patients being readmitted following total hip arthroplasty. Much of the current literature regarding rates and risk factors for readmission following total joint arthroplasty is based on single-center studies, which limits application to […]

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