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National Joint Registry study finds disparities in hip or knee joint replacements for ethnic minorities

National Joint Registry study finds disparities in hip or knee joint replacements for ethnic minorities

Genotype-guided warfarin dosing linked to reduced risk of adverse events

Genotype-guided warfarin dosing linked to reduced risk of adverse events

Smoking cessation program prior to hip or knee replacement provides better surgical outcomes

Smoking cessation program prior to hip or knee replacement provides better surgical outcomes

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

SSRIs may reduce risk of revision surgery following total hip or knee replacement

SSRIs may reduce risk of revision surgery following total hip or knee replacement

Patients can recover effectively, safely at home after total joint replacement surgery, study finds

Patients can recover effectively, safely at home after total joint replacement surgery, study finds

Review identifies treatment methods to reduce complications in TKR patients with obesity

Review identifies treatment methods to reduce complications in TKR patients with obesity

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