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Patients benefit from one-on-one counseling session prior to knee or hip replacement surgery

Patients benefit from one-on-one counseling session prior to knee or hip replacement surgery

Bariatric surgery prior to TKR is cost-effective option to improve outcomes in severely obese patients

Bariatric surgery prior to TKR is cost-effective option to improve outcomes in severely obese patients

Changes in flow of interstitial fluid in articular cartilage could reveal onset of osteoarthritis

Changes in flow of interstitial fluid in articular cartilage could reveal onset of osteoarthritis

New pain management strategies key to maximizing patient outcomes after TKR procedures

New pain management strategies key to maximizing patient outcomes after TKR procedures

Bariatric surgery prior to knee replacement benefits morbidly obese patients with end-stage osteoarthritis

Bariatric surgery prior to knee replacement benefits morbidly obese patients with end-stage osteoarthritis

MUSC researchers receive PCORI grant to study safety, effectiveness of three blood-thinning drugs

MUSC researchers receive PCORI grant to study safety, effectiveness of three blood-thinning drugs

Racial disparities exist for black and Hispanic patients undergoing major surgeries in U.S. hospitals

Racial disparities exist for black and Hispanic patients undergoing major surgeries in U.S. hospitals

XARELTO reduces rates of major bleeding, recurrent blood clots in people with deep vein thrombosis

XARELTO reduces rates of major bleeding, recurrent blood clots in people with deep vein thrombosis

New study compares outcomes from two postoperative pain control methods in knee replacement patients

New study compares outcomes from two postoperative pain control methods in knee replacement patients

Weight loss can slow degeneration of knee cartilage in obese people

Weight loss can slow degeneration of knee cartilage in obese people

Archbishop of York agrees to become Antibiotic Research UK's Patron

Archbishop of York agrees to become Antibiotic Research UK's Patron

Excessive OR traffic during surgeries leads to postoperative infections

Excessive OR traffic during surgeries leads to postoperative infections

Lower socioeconomic status significantly increases risk of pain following knee replacement

Lower socioeconomic status significantly increases risk of pain following knee replacement

New Cleveland Clinic study shows bariatric surgery is safe option for managing type 2 diabetes in overweight or mildly obese patients

New Cleveland Clinic study shows bariatric surgery is safe option for managing type 2 diabetes in overweight or mildly obese patients

Weight-loss surgery may be safe for managing type 2 diabetes in patients with mild obesity

Weight-loss surgery may be safe for managing type 2 diabetes in patients with mild obesity

Students introduced to da Vinci Robotic Surgical System at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital

Students introduced to da Vinci Robotic Surgical System at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital

Isis Pharmaceuticals begins ISIS-FXI Rx Phase 2 study in patients with ESRD on hemodialysis

Isis Pharmaceuticals begins ISIS-FXI Rx Phase 2 study in patients with ESRD on hemodialysis

Hispanic, Medicaid patients less likely to receive regional anesthesia during hip and knee replacement surgery

Hispanic, Medicaid patients less likely to receive regional anesthesia during hip and knee replacement surgery

Physician anesthesiologist-led care improves experience for patients having outpatient gallbladder surgery

Physician anesthesiologist-led care improves experience for patients having outpatient gallbladder surgery

Ember Therapeutics reports initial results from BMP-7 Phase II trial in patients with moderate osteoarthritis of the knee

Ember Therapeutics reports initial results from BMP-7 Phase II trial in patients with moderate osteoarthritis of the knee