While physicians strive to set realistic expectations for patients undergoing knee and hip joint replacements, a new study reveals that doctor and patient expectations are sometimes not aligned.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20100311/Study-examines-discrepancies-in-patient-and-physician-expectation-with-joint-replacement-surgeries.aspx | 11 Mar 2010
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...
http://www.news-medical.net/health/What-is-knee-arthroplasty.aspx | 10 Jul 2012
A comprehensive "prehabilitation" exercise program for patients with severe knee arthritis can improve strength and functional ability before knee replacement surgery, reports a study in the February...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20110302/Prehabilitation-exercise-program-can-improve-strength-functional-ability-before-knee-replacement-surgery.aspx | 2 Mar 2011
An exercise program designed by researchers at the University of Louisville for patients with severe knee arthritis improves leg strength and patients' functional ability before knee replacement...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20110203/Prehabilitation-before-knee-replacement-surgery-may-improve-functional-ability-in-osteoarthritis-patients.aspx | 3 Feb 2011
The team found there were no additional side effects from using robot assisted surgery, and recovery from surgery was quicker in most cases.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2006/02/14/15920.aspx | 14 Feb 2006
Vejthani Hospital Bangkok offers Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty to get better range of motion at Vejthani TJR center, the top international hospital in Thailand.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20120315/Vejthani-Hospital-offers-Unicompartmental-Knee-Arthroplasty-in-Thailand.aspx | 15 Mar 2012
A number of new technologies and surgical techniques promise to "personalize" orthopedic operations such as hip and knee replacement, according to research to be presented at an educational program at...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20101011/New-technologies-and-surgical-techniques-promise-personalized-orthopedic-operations.aspx | 11 Oct 2010
The first advanced sensor assisted knee surgery in the world has been performed at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Through collaboration with OrthoSensor, Inc. in Fort Lauderdale, the new...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20100825/Holy-Cross-Hospital-performs-first-advanced-sensor-assisted-knee-surgery.aspx | 25 Aug 2010
Combining the latest technology, medical breakthroughs and personalized patient care, Fortis Hospitals Bangalore today announced Asia's first 'Custom Fit Knee Replacement Surgery' performed on a...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20100824/Asias-first-custom-fit-knee-replacement-surgery-performed-at-Fortis-Hospitals.aspx | 24 Aug 2010
Older adults who have hip or knee replacement surgery for severe osteoarthritis may take several weeks to recover but appear to have excellent long-term outcomes, according to a report in the July 14...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2008/07/14/39995.aspx | 14 Jul 2008