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February 16, 2018
December 18, 2017
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are using a procedure called Subchondroplasty to give patients with damaged hips more treatment options and ultimately avoid replacement surgery.
“We want to preserve the native hip whenever possible because once you have a hip replacement, there’s no going back,” said Dr. Kelton Vasileff, an orthopedic surgeon at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. “We’re able to use a bone-hardening … Read the Rest
…A small cup limits options regarding liner thickness and femoral implant size. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety of a 4-mm–thick ceramic liner and the outcomes of cementless total hip arthroplasty using a 44- or 46-mm metal shell and a ceramic-on-ceramic bearing…
…Between May 2003 and June 2008, 80 patients (88 hips) who had hip osteoarthritis and a hypoplastic acetabulum underwent cementless total hip arthroplasty using … Read the Rest
Posted by Melissa Chefec NEW YORK & GREENWICH, CT. (PRWEB) April 13, 2018 – Dr. Kevin Plancher with Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine with tips for understanding the pros and cons of both approaches to treating knee and hip pain.
When chronic knee or hip pain from arthritis or injury becomes a daily struggle, undergoing joint replacement surgery may become a tempting option. But is there a role for growth factors or stem cell therapy … Read the Rest
Written by Angie Stewart-March 15, 2018 – The population of patients receiving hip and knee replacements was younger in 2014 than in 2000, according to a study presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. A younger population could increase the likelihood of modern implants wearing out in the patients’ lifetimes…
…1. The average age for primary total hip replacement decreased from 66.3 years to 64.9 … Read the Rest
Biloine W. Young • Wed, March 7th, 2018
It is no big news that hip replacement surgery improves the quality of life. A study led by Wolters Kluwer Health, indicates that patients undergoing elective total hip arthroplasty (THA) have a slightly improved survival rate compared to the general population. This held true through a decade after surgery.
Peter Cnudde M.D., who, with a colleague. conducted the study, said, “Our study suggests … Read the Rest
NEW ORLEANS, March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Corin, a global orthopaedic manufacturer and leader in functional implant positioning, today announced the launch of the Trinity™ Dual Mobility System featuring new implant technology designed to improve range of motion and reduce the risk for instability and dislocation after primary or revision hip replacement. The announcement was made here at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2018 Annual Meeting.
The system is designed for use with … Read the Rest
February 26th, 2018 – Wait times for joint replacement surgery in the United Kingdom have gone from 18 weeks to 18 months in four years, according to Sophie Borland and Fiona Parker, writing for England’s Daily Mail.
Many of the waiting patients are in severe pain and can walk only short distances. For a knee replacement, the wait for surgery is typically nearly five months, although many face longer delays…
…A … Read the Rest
Published on Jul 11, 2017
Published on Jul 26, 2017 – Mark Herr, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Olmsted Medical Center, talks about total hip replacement.… Read the Rest