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DePuy Synthes launches ATTUNE Cementless Knee in rotating platform option

DePuy Synthes launches ATTUNE Cementless Knee in rotating platform option

Weight loss before arthroplasty improves some outcomes in patients with morbid obesity

Weight loss before arthroplasty improves some outcomes in patients with morbid obesity

Class-action lawsuit seeks to let Medicare patients appeal gap in nursing home coverage

Class-action lawsuit seeks to let Medicare patients appeal gap in nursing home coverage

Study shows link between gut microbiome health and successful joint replacement

Study shows link between gut microbiome health and successful joint replacement

Partial knee replacements are more cost effective and could save the NHS millions

Partial knee replacements are more cost effective and could save the NHS millions

Study looks at impact of hospital readmissions penalties on targeted surgical conditions

Study looks at impact of hospital readmissions penalties on targeted surgical conditions

Common traits keep many patients with knee cartilage issues from participating in clinical trials

Common traits keep many patients with knee cartilage issues from participating in clinical trials

HSS researchers provide better understanding of the cellular mechanisms driving rheumatoid arthritis

HSS researchers provide better understanding of the cellular mechanisms driving rheumatoid arthritis

Low-income patients at increased risk of catastrophic amputation after knee joint replacement

Low-income patients at increased risk of catastrophic amputation after knee joint replacement

Researchers identify risk factors for severe infection after knee replacement

Researchers identify risk factors for severe infection after knee replacement

Surgery to remove degenerated discs in the neck can be performed safely in outpatient setting

Surgery to remove degenerated discs in the neck can be performed safely in outpatient setting

No increased risk of complications for ambulatory total joint replacements

No increased risk of complications for ambulatory total joint replacements

Study: Low-risk hip replacement patients can skip standard hip precautions

Study: Low-risk hip replacement patients can skip standard hip precautions

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

New findings about efficient use of resources after orthopedic surgeries

New findings about efficient use of resources after orthopedic surgeries

6 out of 10 hip replacements last 25 years or longer, according to a new study

6 out of 10 hip replacements last 25 years or longer, according to a new study

New study reveals high success rate for hip and knee replacements

New study reveals high success rate for hip and knee replacements

New smart knee implants could monitor changes in activity as they happen

New smart knee implants could monitor changes in activity as they happen

Nerve transfer surgery restores arm movement in children with acute flaccid myelitis

Nerve transfer surgery restores arm movement in children with acute flaccid myelitis

First surgery in the U.S. to implant device for knee osteoarthritis

First surgery in the U.S. to implant device for knee osteoarthritis