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anterior, accelerated, LOS, Older Adults with Hip Fracture Can Benefit from Multicomponent Home-Based Treatments

Direct Anterior Approach versus Posterior Approach in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Comparison

As the population continues to age, more patients are suffering from osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip and knee. End-stage hip OA patients most often...
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How Much Do Patients Want to Be Involved in Orthopedic Decision Making?

As treatment options for various conditions expand, patients are sometimes given choices when it comes to how they wish to manage their conditions. Researchers...
first, physical, physical function, replacement, Study Highlights Potential of Smart Knee Implants

Déjà Vu? Study Compares Postoperative Pain Levels Between First and Second TKA

Researchers recently compared early postoperative pain levels after a patient’s first versus second surgery in scheduled staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA). “Poorly controlled acute...
first, physical, physical function, replacement, Study Highlights Potential of Smart Knee Implants

Does Preoperative Physical Function Impact Racial Disparities in TKA Outcomes Among Women?

Previous research has established racial/ethnic disparities in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but data are less conclusive about racial/ethnic disparities in outcomes following surgery. Some...

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