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Computer-assisted total knee replacement to be shown live

Computer-assisted total knee replacement to be shown live

Increase in hip and knee replacements in the US

Increase in hip and knee replacements in the US

Prevention of osteoporosis might lie in vitamin D levels

Prevention of osteoporosis might lie in vitamin D levels

Cellular grafting procedure helps young patients with knee disorder get active

Cellular grafting procedure helps young patients with knee disorder get active

Study looks at use of powerful anticoagulants to prevent pulmonary embolism

Study looks at use of powerful anticoagulants to prevent pulmonary embolism

Total ankle replacement gaining foothold in upstate New York

Total ankle replacement gaining foothold in upstate New York

Gender bias may affect care of people with osteoarthritis

Gender bias may affect care of people with osteoarthritis

U.S. hospital helps lower infection rates at British hospital

U.S. hospital helps lower infection rates at British hospital

Women wait longer to pursue knee-replacement surgery than men do

Women wait longer to pursue knee-replacement surgery than men do

FDA approves Hi-Flex mobile bearing knee prostheses

FDA approves Hi-Flex mobile bearing knee prostheses

Pregabalin decreases pain, speeds movement in knee replacement patients

Pregabalin decreases pain, speeds movement in knee replacement patients

Knee buckling common in older adults

Knee buckling common in older adults

Pregabalin decreases pain after knee replacement surgery

Pregabalin decreases pain after knee replacement surgery

Physiotherapy shows benefits for knee replacement surgery due to osteoarthritis

Physiotherapy shows benefits for knee replacement surgery due to osteoarthritis

New approaches to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation studied

New approaches to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation studied

Genetics determine optimal drug dose of warfarin

Genetics determine optimal drug dose of warfarin

Genetic testing can be used to help personalize the therapeutic dosage of warfarin

Genetic testing can be used to help personalize the therapeutic dosage of warfarin

New method to detect infection in prosthetic joints

New method to detect infection in prosthetic joints

Study compares specialty orthopedic and general hospitals

Study compares specialty orthopedic and general hospitals

Poorer people could lose out on elective hospital care

Poorer people could lose out on elective hospital care