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Latest Joint replacement Stories

2013-11-15 20:20:56

HOUSTON, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 130 people attended a recent Dine and Learn event hosted by Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and the Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. The free community event featured an informative presentation on hip and knee replacement. Presented by Daniel Le, M.D., a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon and newest member of Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, attendees learned about the...

2013-11-11 12:26:39

Dr. Nakul Karkare's inventive approach to anterior hip replacement procedures has been highlighted in a newly published article. LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent article titled "St. Charles Hospital Orthopedic Specialists Invent and Refine Surgical Techniques" has been published at MD News. This article focuses on innovative techniques used by Dr. Karkare, and highlights the benefits of the anterior hip replacement procedure. "The anterior hip replacement...

2013-10-22 23:30:52

According to Joel S. Buchalter, MD, FAAOS and Douglas J. Fauser, MD, FAAOS, with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group, research highlights why seeking total knee replacement can be a valuable decision for those with diseased and damaged knee joints that cause chronic pain and dysfunction. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Recent studies on total knee replacement (TKR) surgery indicate the procedure pays off in important ways in both the wallet and the bedroom. The...

2013-10-22 08:33:54

Fresno Surgical Hospital the Only Hospital in the Fresno Area Among Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement in 2014; Other Top Honors Also Received FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Joint Replacement care at Fresno Surgical Hospital is in the top 5% in the nation as measured by lowest risk-adjusted complications, according to a new report from Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and...

2013-10-14 23:27:04

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic with a timeline of Smith & Nephew’s metal hip replacement. (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Hip replacements are one of the most common surgeries in the United States. In fact more than 300,000 patients undergo this type of surgery every year (i). Additionally, these surgeries are becoming more common in younger patients. It is important for patients considering a hip replacement to make an informed choice. In recent years,...

2013-10-10 23:29:43

Treatment Option Gives Hope to 20 Million Living With Osteoarthritis of the Knee Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 A new study published in The American Journal of Orthopedics concluded that 70 percent of patients with osteoarthritis of the knee who were treated with BioniCare, a non-invasive pulsed electrical stimulator from VQ OrthoCare®, combined with an unloading brace for the knee, showed significant clinical benefit as determined by standard outcomes used to measure...

2013-10-01 12:30:02

Agreement brings cost and quality improvement solutions to over 65,000 healthcare organizations PHOENIX, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Intralign, a specialty healthcare services provider, today announced it has been awarded a supplier contract with Novation, the industry's largest health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 65,000 members of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista, LLC. Intralign will offer...

2013-09-26 18:03:32

Be wary of mixing and matching JBJS Case Connector, an online case journal published by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, has issued a "Watch" regarding early intraprosthetic dislocation with dual-mobility hip implants. The "Watch" is based on two case reports published in the September 25th issue, in addition to recent cases in the orthopaedic literature pointing to similar problems. In both cases of early intraprosthetic dislocation described in this issue of JBJS Case Connector,...

2013-09-03 23:27:32

Dr. Max Greig shares his joint replacement surgery expertise with the University of Guadalajara. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 MedToGo is proud to congratulate orthopedic surgeon, Max Greig, who has recently concluded his tenure as the Director of the Puerto Vallarta Medical School and is embarking on a new adventure as the Director for International Programs at the University of Guadalajara. While Dr. Greig will be sharing his expertise in the field of orthopedics, he will...

2013-08-27 12:27:35

Total ankle arthroplasty making strides in improving ankle mobility for arthritis patients CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- R. August Ritter, III, M.D., orthopedic surgeon at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists in Cape Girardeau, Mo., is the only surgeon in the region performing highly advanced total ankle arthroplasty procedures using a new surgical technique with proven technology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130827/LA68400) After attending an...