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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

Hepatitis B and C patients more likely to develop Parkinson's disease, study finds

Hepatitis B and C patients more likely to develop Parkinson's disease, study finds

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