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.
Point-of-care test identifies patients who may benefit from hypnosis interventions for pain treatment

Point-of-care test identifies patients who may benefit from hypnosis interventions for pain treatment

New guideline focuses on the timing of hip and knee arthroplasty

New guideline focuses on the timing of hip and knee arthroplasty

Novel multimodal analgesia protocol following total knee arthroplasty provides pain relief without opioids

Novel multimodal analgesia protocol following total knee arthroplasty provides pain relief without opioids

Knee extension velocity while seated strongly predicts walking performance

Knee extension velocity while seated strongly predicts walking performance

Study finds older knee replacement designs to be just as effective as newer models

Study finds older knee replacement designs to be just as effective as newer models

Partial knee arthroplasty yields faster functional recovery than total knee replacement

Partial knee arthroplasty yields faster functional recovery than total knee replacement

Study shows benefits of decreasing opioid refills for hip and knee arthroplasty patients

Study shows benefits of decreasing opioid refills for hip and knee arthroplasty patients

Study examines whether cortisone-like medicine can reduce pain after total knee arthroplasty

Study examines whether cortisone-like medicine can reduce pain after total knee arthroplasty

Mast cells in synovial tissue may explain why women report worse osteoarthritis pain than men

Mast cells in synovial tissue may explain why women report worse osteoarthritis pain than men

PROMs data infrequently accessed by members of clinical care, study suggests

PROMs data infrequently accessed by members of clinical care, study suggests

Patients with late-stage knee OA incur high costs for nonoperative treatments before total knee arthroplasty

Patients with late-stage knee OA incur high costs for nonoperative treatments before total knee arthroplasty

Study: More than two-thirds of the patients recover from knee replacement without opioids

Study: More than two-thirds of the patients recover from knee replacement without opioids

Updated guideline released for managing antirheumatic drugs in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement

Updated guideline released for managing antirheumatic drugs in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement

Minimally invasive ablation procedure offers long-term relief after knee replacement surgery

Minimally invasive ablation procedure offers long-term relief after knee replacement surgery

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

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