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Patients with documented penicillin allergy more likely to develop surgical site infections, study finds

Patients with documented penicillin allergy more likely to develop surgical site infections, study finds

Antibiotics prescribed by dentists may contribute to serious C. diff infections

Antibiotics prescribed by dentists may contribute to serious C. diff infections

Researchers test benefit of 'smart' shoe insole for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Researchers test benefit of 'smart' shoe insole for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Genetic testing can improve safety of common blood thinner, study shows

Genetic testing can improve safety of common blood thinner, study shows

Treating cartilage grafts with bone marrow concentrate before joint replacement speeds recovery

Treating cartilage grafts with bone marrow concentrate before joint replacement speeds recovery

Why one California County went surgery shopping

Why one California County went surgery shopping

Virginia Mason’s therapy car now licensed for commercial production, distribution to therapists anywhere

Virginia Mason’s therapy car now licensed for commercial production, distribution to therapists anywhere

Using liquid spring technology to create bionic knee braces

Using liquid spring technology to create bionic knee braces

High-frequency alternating magnetic fields can help destroy bacterial biofilms

High-frequency alternating magnetic fields can help destroy bacterial biofilms

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center named one of nation's best hospitals for 2017–18

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center named one of nation's best hospitals for 2017–18

Simple blood test could help identify patients at greater risk of cardiac event after orthopedic surgery

Simple blood test could help identify patients at greater risk of cardiac event after orthopedic surgery

Study shows advantages of alternative pain relief option during knee replacement surgery

Study shows advantages of alternative pain relief option during knee replacement surgery

Noninvasive treatment uses cooled radio energy to provide relief from arthritis pain

Noninvasive treatment uses cooled radio energy to provide relief from arthritis pain

Pain relief, functional outcomes after joint replacement similar in obese and normal-weight patients

Pain relief, functional outcomes after joint replacement similar in obese and normal-weight patients

New guidelines for anti-rheumatic drug management in patients having joint replacement surgery

New guidelines for anti-rheumatic drug management in patients having joint replacement surgery

ACR, AAHKS release new guideline to reduce joint infections after total hip and knee replacements

ACR, AAHKS release new guideline to reduce joint infections after total hip and knee replacements

Higher BMI linked to increased complication risks after shoulder joint replacement surgery

Higher BMI linked to increased complication risks after shoulder joint replacement surgery

Medical City Dallas surgeon performs first robotic-assisted knee surgery using a MAKOplasty® robot

Medical City Dallas surgeon performs first robotic-assisted knee surgery using a MAKOplasty® robot

Removing senescent cells from joints could reverse progression of osteoarthritis

Removing senescent cells from joints could reverse progression of osteoarthritis

Study finds higher rate of metal sensitization in women after joint replacement

Study finds higher rate of metal sensitization in women after joint replacement