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Outpatient total knee replacement surgery linked to higher rates of complications

Outpatient total knee replacement surgery linked to higher rates of complications

Your plumber offers a money-back guarantee. Should your doctor?

Your plumber offers a money-back guarantee. Should your doctor?

New partnership aims to improve standard of care for orthopedic patients

New partnership aims to improve standard of care for orthopedic patients

Arthritis prevalence in the U.S. substantially underestimated, research shows

Arthritis prevalence in the U.S. substantially underestimated, research shows

Study shows education and poverty affect outcomes of total knee replacement

Study shows education and poverty affect outcomes of total knee replacement

CRFA better than steroid injection for managing pain from knee osteoarthritis

CRFA better than steroid injection for managing pain from knee osteoarthritis

Multiple methods found to minimize pain caused by surgery and reduce use of opioids

Multiple methods found to minimize pain caused by surgery and reduce use of opioids

Research finds decrease in opioid use among patients recovering from hip and knee replacement

Research finds decrease in opioid use among patients recovering from hip and knee replacement

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