Tag: Hip Replacement

Surgery/Cosmetic

No Difference in Outcomes Between Anterior and Posterior Surgical Approaches for Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

Newsemia
Outcomes were equivalent for patients who had a total hip replacement with either an anterior incision approach or a posterior incision approach, according to an...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Hip Arthroscopy for Arthritis Associated with Unacceptably High Conversion to Total Hip Replacement and Significantly Worse Outcomes

Newsemia
A study led by Alexander S. McLawhorn, MD, MBA, hip and knee surgeon at HSS, available as part of the AAOS 2020 Virtual Education Experience...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Study: Where One Lives influences Post-Op Care and Rehab after Hip Replacement

Newsemia
A new study finds that the community in which one lives influences where a patient receives postoperative care and rehabilitation after elective hip replacement surgery....
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New ESC guidelines for diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism published

Newsemia
The European Society of Cardiology Guidelines on acute pulmonary embolism are published online today in European Heart Journal, and on the ESC website. They were...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Joint Replacement Patients Who Live Far from Hospital Offer Model for More Efficient Use of Post-Surgery Resources

Newsemia
Patients who live close to the hospital at which they have had a hip or knee replacement are much more likely to visit the emergency...
Surgery/Cosmetic

No Increased Risk of Complications for Ambulatory Total Joint Replacement in a Community Hospital Setting

Newsemia
Researchers conducted a study to compare patient outcomes and costs for in-patient hip and knee replacement surgeries to those performed in an ambulatory surgery center....
Surgery/Cosmetic

Study: IV and Pill Form of Acetaminophen Work Equally Well After Hip Replacement as Part of Pain Management Plan

Newsemia
Pain management after surgery is a vital part of patient care. A study at Hospital for Special Surgery compared acetaminophen in the intravenous versus pill...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Study: "Dual Mobility" Hip Replacement Reduces Risk of Dislocation

Newsemia
Dislocation is one of the most common complications after hip replacement and the number one reason for revision surgery. Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery...

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