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2014-07-08 10:15:27

University of Oxford Partial knee replacement surgery is safer than total knee replacement, according to a new study published in The Lancet today (July 8). A team of researchers from the University of Oxford, funded by Arthritis Research UK and the Royal College of Surgeons, found that: Although the risk of life-threatening complications from knee replacement surgery is very small, people who undergo total knee replacement are four times more likely to die in the first month after...

2013-11-05 23:23:46

New results from the National Health and Wellness Survey show having knee replacement surgery places a significant burden on patients' health status and outcomes. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 U.S. patients who undergo knee replacement surgery experience significant health impairments only one year after surgery, considerably limiting their physical activities, according to new findings from Kantar Health's National Health and Wellness Survey (NHWS). The research will be...

2013-08-02 23:18:08

Knee Replacement Surgery Outcomes are Optimized using the VERASENSE Knee System and are Providing Patients with the Best Chance for Successful Long-Term Orthopedic Care. Boynton Beach, Florida (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Surgeons at Bethesda Orthopaedics, a part of Bethesda Health, Inc. are performing intelligent Orthopaedic knee replacement surgery with the VERASENSE Knee System, a new technology that harnesses the latest innovations in sensors, accelerometers, microelectronics and wireless...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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