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Erythropoietin May Up Risk for Hip Fracture in Hemodialysis Patients, anterior, accelerated, LOS, Older Adults with Hip Fracture Can Benefit from Multicomponent Home-Based Treatments

Erythropoietin May Up Risk for Hip Fracture in Hemodialysis Patients

For patients undergoing hemodialysis, erythropoietin (EPO) is associated with an increased risk for hip fracture, according to a study published online May 5 in...
Mifamurtide Added to Osteosarcoma Therapy May Improve Outcomes

Mifamurtide Added to Osteosarcoma Therapy May Improve Outcomes

The addition of mifamurtide to conventional therapy improved progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with osteosarcoma, according to a study. “The rationale behind the use of...
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Opioids Go Unused after Orthopedic Procedures, According to Automated Texting Program

In a recent study, patients who underwent common orthopedic and urologic procedures used an automated text messaging system to report pain levels and opioid...
Survival After Hip Fracture Surgery May Depend On How Busy The Hospital Is

Survival After Hip Fracture Surgery May Depend On How Busy The Hospital Is

Patients with hip fracture who are admitted to the hospital during a busy time may experience delayed surgery and have a higher risk for...

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