Knee Arthroplasty News and Research

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Knee arthroplasty or knee replacement surgery has developed to its present advanced stage over the last few decades. This is mainly due to technical advances and better understanding of knee pathophysiology and functions.
DePuy Synthes knee system shown to be beneficial for economics and patient reported outcomes

DePuy Synthes knee system shown to be beneficial for economics and patient reported outcomes

Bariatric surgery prior to joint replacement can improve outcomes in morbidly obese patients

Bariatric surgery prior to joint replacement can improve outcomes in morbidly obese patients

A positive announcement for DePuy Synthes’ ATTUNE® Knee System

A positive announcement for DePuy Synthes’ ATTUNE® Knee System

New data shows positive results for DePuy Synthes ATTUNE Knee System

New data shows positive results for DePuy Synthes ATTUNE Knee System

CreakyJoints announces first patient-friendly guidelines for rheumatoid arthritis

CreakyJoints announces first patient-friendly guidelines for rheumatoid arthritis

Study shows universal health insurance may mitigate surgical disparities for African Americans

Study shows universal health insurance may mitigate surgical disparities for African Americans

Study finds racial, ethnic disparities in utilization rate and health outcomes after TKR surgery

Study finds racial, ethnic disparities in utilization rate and health outcomes after TKR surgery

ACB could lead to quicker, safer recovery after total knee arthroplasty

ACB could lead to quicker, safer recovery after total knee arthroplasty

Increased use of PNBs in hip and knee arthroplasty could improve medical outcomes

Increased use of PNBs in hip and knee arthroplasty could improve medical outcomes

HSS study examines cost-effectiveness of knee replacement surgery in high- and low-volume hospitals

HSS study examines cost-effectiveness of knee replacement surgery in high- and low-volume hospitals

Preoperative hip and knee injections may increase risk for infection

Preoperative hip and knee injections may increase risk for infection

New study compares outcomes from two postoperative pain control methods in knee replacement patients

New study compares outcomes from two postoperative pain control methods in knee replacement patients

Amedica launches innovative articulating inserter for minimally invasive TLIF procedures

Amedica launches innovative articulating inserter for minimally invasive TLIF procedures

TXA drug reduces blood transfusion, saves costs

TXA drug reduces blood transfusion, saves costs

Costs for spinal fusion vary substantially by region, shows new research

Costs for spinal fusion vary substantially by region, shows new research

Total knee replacements can effectively treat degeneration caused by bone deformity

Total knee replacements can effectively treat degeneration caused by bone deformity

Additional coaching education and practice contact restrictions can help lower football injuries

Additional coaching education and practice contact restrictions can help lower football injuries

First FDA-approved modular system for infected total joints

First FDA-approved modular system for infected total joints

Bariatric surgery prior to joint replacement improves outcomes in obese patients

Bariatric surgery prior to joint replacement improves outcomes in obese patients

Data demonstrates benefits associated with use of EXPAREL in hip, knee replacement patients

Data demonstrates benefits associated with use of EXPAREL in hip, knee replacement patients