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2013-11-07 15:39:10

Obesity does not significantly impact short-term complications, outcomes Patients with obesity undergo a disproportionately higher number of elective orthopaedic surgeries in the U.S. Obesity has been linked to higher costs, complications, infections and revisions in total knee and total hip replacement surgeries. In a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, researchers looked at the impact of obesity on the costs and outcomes of total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA)...

2013-10-08 23:23:10

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Total Shoulder Replacement - US Analysis and Market Forecasts. London (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 MediPoint: Total Shoulder Replacement - US Analysis and Market Forecasts Summary Compared with the more mature reconstruction markets, such as hip and knee replacements, shoulder reconstruction is developing as a specialty. Current market growth in shoulder reconstruction is mainly driven by total shoulder replacement (TSR),...

2010-08-30 11:20:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Orthopedics, Inc., the world leader in PyroCarbon orthopedic devices, announces the implantation of the first PyroTITAN(TM) Humeral Resurfacing Implant in the United Kingdom. The PyroTITAN was implanted at BMI - The Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle, Cheshire. Lennard Funk, BSc MBBCh MSc FRCS(Tr&Orth), the surgeon who performed the procedure, stated, "The patient is active and independent but could no longer play golf or drive comfortably...

2010-07-16 13:37:04

AAOS issues clinical practice guidelines for treating glenohumeral joint osteoarthritis The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline on "The Treatment of Glenohumeral Joint Osteoarthritis." This major joint in the shoulder "” the ball and socket joint "” is sometimes affected by osteoarthritis, causing pain, loss of function, and reduced quality of life. According to Rolando Izquierdo, MD, chair of the...

2010-07-15 17:18:00

AAOS Issues Clinical Practice Guidelines for Treating Glenohumeral Joint Osteoarthritis ROSEMONT, Ill., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline on "The Treatment of Glenohumeral Joint Osteoarthritis." This major joint in the shoulder -- the ball and socket joint -- is sometimes affected by osteoarthritis, causing pain, loss of function, and reduced quality of life....

2009-03-03 08:25:00

Regional Shoulder Patients Benefit from Surgeon's Commitment to Active Listening CHILLICOTHE, Ohio, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Adena Health System orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Brian Cohen specializes in cutting-edge shoulder procedures including everything from a 45-minute technique called shoulder resurfacing to a reversed shoulder replacement that relieves pain, restores shoulder function and improves range of motion. He is also adept at the practice of active listening and dedicated to building...


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