Knee Arthroplasty News and Research

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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 pathophysiology and functions.
Study shows overall rate of preoperative stress testing for hip and knee replacements

Study shows overall rate of preoperative stress testing for hip and knee replacements

Study reports 'unmet need' for joint replacement surgery after Medicaid expansion

Study reports 'unmet need' for joint replacement surgery after Medicaid expansion

Study may help optimize materials used in implants, enhance their safety

Study may help optimize materials used in implants, enhance their safety

Pluripotent cells grown from osteoarthritic knee joint of elderly people

Pluripotent cells grown from osteoarthritic knee joint of elderly people

Study compares early postoperative pain after first and second total knee arthroplasty

Study compares early postoperative pain after first and second total knee arthroplasty

Virtual PT after knee replacement provides good outcomes with lower costs

Virtual PT after knee replacement provides good outcomes with lower costs

Study compares unicompartmental knee arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty

Study compares unicompartmental knee arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty

Standard methods not adequate to detect prosthetic joint infections in rheumatic disease patients

Standard methods not adequate to detect prosthetic joint infections in rheumatic disease patients

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

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

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

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

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

FDA approves Medacta’s two new kinematic alignment options for knee replacement surgery

FDA approves Medacta’s two new kinematic alignment options for knee replacement surgery

In-home physical therapy care for knee replacement patients leads to better recovery

In-home physical therapy care for knee replacement patients leads to better recovery

FundamentalVR launches first-of-its-kind SaaS software platform for surgical simulation

FundamentalVR launches first-of-its-kind SaaS software platform for surgical simulation

HSS study aims to find if bariatric surgery prior to knee replacement can improve outcomes

HSS study aims to find if bariatric surgery prior to knee replacement can improve outcomes

DePuy Synthes' ATTUNE Knee System may improve patient outcomes and reduce hospital stays

DePuy Synthes' ATTUNE Knee System may improve patient outcomes and reduce hospital stays

Research finds correlation between perioperative air travel and high risk of venous thromboembolism

Research finds correlation between perioperative air travel and high risk of venous thromboembolism

Outpatient total knee replacement surgery linked to higher rates of complications

Outpatient total knee replacement surgery linked to higher rates of complications

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

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

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