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Study: Gastric band surgery has major benefits for moderately overweight people with type 2 diabetes

Study: Gastric band surgery has major benefits for moderately overweight people with type 2 diabetes

Smokers at increased risk of septic reoperation after joint replacement surgery, study finds

Smokers at increased risk of septic reoperation after joint replacement surgery, study finds

Access to anesthesia care not increased when states ‘opt-out’ of Medicare rule, study finds

Access to anesthesia care not increased when states ‘opt-out’ of Medicare rule, study finds

World traveler resumes active lifestyle after partial knee replacement surgery

World traveler resumes active lifestyle after partial knee replacement surgery

New data shows positive results for DePuy Synthes ATTUNE Knee System

New data shows positive results for DePuy Synthes ATTUNE Knee System

Active older population, better technology may be cause for more hip and knee replacement surgeries

Active older population, better technology may be cause for more hip and knee replacement surgeries

Decision aid for OA helps increase rate of total knee replacement among black patients

Decision aid for OA helps increase rate of total knee replacement among black patients

Gas-filled balloon capsules provide new low risk treatment option for patients with obesity

Gas-filled balloon capsules provide new low risk treatment option for patients with obesity

Improving nurse-to-patient staffing may help decrease racial disparities in postoperative readmissions

Improving nurse-to-patient staffing may help decrease racial disparities in postoperative readmissions

Novel nanofiber coating shows potential to prevent bacterial infections of orthopaedic prostheses

Novel nanofiber coating shows potential to prevent bacterial infections of orthopaedic prostheses

ERAS programs help patients better prepare for surgery and recover faster, studies reveal

ERAS programs help patients better prepare for surgery and recover faster, studies reveal

New gait analysis laboratory and equipment installed at Bournemouth University’s Orthopaedic Research Institute

New gait analysis laboratory and equipment installed at Bournemouth University’s Orthopaedic Research Institute

Researchers seek to shed light on link between ACL and osteoarthritis

Researchers seek to shed light on link between ACL and osteoarthritis

New NJR report highlights that patient factors can have major impact on revision of hip replacements

New NJR report highlights that patient factors can have major impact on revision of hip replacements

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

FDA-approved nerve ablation procedure may offer new treatment option for low back pain

FDA-approved nerve ablation procedure may offer new treatment option for low back pain

European first for Golden Jubilee knee replacement patients

European first for Golden Jubilee knee replacement patients

Study finds preoperative falls common among adults of all age groups

Study finds preoperative falls common among adults of all age groups

Study shows increase in costs of hospitalization for people with private insurance

Study shows increase in costs of hospitalization for people with private insurance

Ways to prevent, treat knee and hip joint pain

Ways to prevent, treat knee and hip joint pain