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Study: Low-risk hip replacement patients can skip standard hip precautions

Study: Low-risk hip replacement patients can skip standard hip precautions

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

New findings about efficient use of resources after orthopedic surgeries

New findings about efficient use of resources after orthopedic surgeries

Managing nontraditional risk factors to improve outcomes after cancer surgery

Managing nontraditional risk factors to improve outcomes after cancer surgery

New study explores stem cells to gain insight into rotator cuff disease

New study explores stem cells to gain insight into rotator cuff disease

Age is the strong predictor of regaining independence after surgery for hip fracture

Age is the strong predictor of regaining independence after surgery for hip fracture

Surgery and other treatments offer viable options for adult scoliosis

Surgery and other treatments offer viable options for adult scoliosis

Factors associated with increased risk of developing surgical site infections

Factors associated with increased risk of developing surgical site infections

Johns Hopkins study describes cells that may help speed bone repair

Johns Hopkins study describes cells that may help speed bone repair

New study reveals high success rate for hip and knee replacements

New study reveals high success rate for hip and knee replacements

Marine snail venom reveals clues to developing faster-acting insulin for diabetic patients

Marine snail venom reveals clues to developing faster-acting insulin for diabetic patients

Targeting aging process itself can lead to better and more effective interventions

Targeting aging process itself can lead to better and more effective interventions

'Satellite' stem cells more likely to develop into fat cells after rotator cuff tears

'Satellite' stem cells more likely to develop into fat cells after rotator cuff tears

Penn's novel ERAS protocol for spinal surgery patients reduces opioid use

Penn's novel ERAS protocol for spinal surgery patients reduces opioid use

New analysis explores impact of new hip surgery classification system on clinical decisions

New analysis explores impact of new hip surgery classification system on clinical decisions

3D printing may aid in the treatment of osteoarthritis

3D printing may aid in the treatment of osteoarthritis

Automated texts lead to improved outcomes after total knee or hip replacement surgery

Automated texts lead to improved outcomes after total knee or hip replacement surgery

Neck-strengthening exercises can protect athletes from concussions

Neck-strengthening exercises can protect athletes from concussions

Opioid drugs often overprescribed to children for pain relief, say CHOP surgeons

Opioid drugs often overprescribed to children for pain relief, say CHOP surgeons

Study: States with lower incidence of melanoma have higher mortality rates

Study: States with lower incidence of melanoma have higher mortality rates