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Latest knee replacements Stories

2013-02-01 23:04:11

Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester announces its Joint Solutions Program has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for both hip and knee replacements. New

2012-09-27 13:30:31

Total knee replacement is a very common and safe surgery that’s used to relieve severe pain and disability caused by knee osteoarthritis, and to improve patients’ quality of life.

2012-06-05 11:23:13

Roughly 3 percent of patients who undergo total hip and knee replacement surgery require critical care services before they are discharged from the hospital, according to an analysis of roughly half a million patients.

2012-05-19 23:12:42

These are very commonly performed surgeries – half a million knee replacements and 200,000 hip replacements are performed in the United States annually.

2012-05-10 22:26:35

Five leading health systems are changing aspects of how they perform total knee replacements, as a result of data they collected that showed variations in length of stay, length of operating room time, and in-hospital complications.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.