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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 could help physicians better manage patients experiencing debilitating stiffness after revision TKA

Study could help physicians better manage patients experiencing debilitating stiffness after revision TKA

Study: Duloxetine may reduce cumulative opioid use after total knee arthroplasty

Study: Duloxetine may reduce cumulative opioid use after total knee arthroplasty

Vitamin D may play a role in the degree of pain after knee replacement in postmenopausal women

Vitamin D may play a role in the degree of pain after knee replacement in postmenopausal women

Study: Patients with chronic kidney disease have high risk of acute kidney injury

Study: Patients with chronic kidney disease have high risk of acute kidney injury

Study examines the variability in opioid prescriptions for common orthopedic procedures

Study examines the variability in opioid prescriptions for common orthopedic procedures

Exactech and Bodycad sign exclusive distribution agreement

Exactech and Bodycad sign exclusive distribution agreement

Younger knee replacement patients more often have early reoperation and component revision surgery

Younger knee replacement patients more often have early reoperation and component revision surgery

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