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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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  • 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. We asked Dr. Migaud, who practices at University Hospital of Lille, […]

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  • UNMC study: knee replacement viable option for rheumatoid arthritis

    Kaleb Michaud, Ph.D., has for a long time listened to patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) talking about improved quality of life after their total joint replacements. But until now, there’s been little information that actually measures how the surgery impacts quality of life for RA patients. Much more information is known about the outcomes in […]

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  • Improved care and fewer deaths since introduction of NHS hip fracture initiative

    Substantial improvements in the care and survival of older people with hip fracture in England have followed the introduction of a collaborative national initiative to tackle the issue, according to a new study published in the Medical Care journal. Hip fracture is the most common serious injury of older people. In the UK there are […]

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