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2012-12-18 05:00:58

Valley Orthopedics welcomes the newest member to their team, Christina Khoury, MD. Her clinical practice focuses on primary and revision joint replacement and reconstruction of the hip and knee. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 Valley Orthopedics Welcomes New Orthopedic Surgeon, Specializing in Hip Procedures Phoenix, AZ- Valley Orthopedics welcomes the newest member to their team, Christina Khoury, MD. Her clinical practice focuses on primary and revision joint replacement and...

2012-11-12 11:13:38

Patients who make $35,000 a year or less report better outcomes after knee replacement surgery than people who earn more, research by Mayo Clinic and the University of Alabama at Birmingham shows. The lower-income patients studied reported less pain and better knee function at their two-year checkups than wealthier people did. The study was being presented at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in Washington. The finding is important as physicians try to figure out why some...

2012-10-26 00:29:38

Obesity related to higher rates of infection and other complications following surgery Obese patients have a greater risk of complications following total knee replacement surgery, including post-surgical infections, according to a new literature review recently published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS). Because of complications, obese patients are more likely to require follow-up surgery (revision). Obesity is reaching epidemic proportions, particularly in the United...


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