Knees

Long-term outcomes similar for operative vs nonoperative meniscal tear management

2 hours ago   |   Healio

CHICAGO - Patients with degenerative meniscal tear who underwent arthroscopic partial meniscectomy had substantial and similar improvements in pain compared with patients who...
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Fewer sessions of home health care physical therapy linked with worse recovery after TKA

7 hours ago   |   Healio

After controlling for medical complexity, baseline function and duration of home health care episode, investigators found Medicare patients who had five or fewer home health...
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Patients' pre-TJA smoking quit rates improve with serum cotinine testing

7 hours ago   |   Healio

DALLAS - Serum cotinine testing may significantly improve self-reported smoking quit rates among patients prior to total joint arthroplasty, according to study results...
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'It was more B&Q than NHS!' Queasy viewers are fascinated by brutal knee replacement on TV

'It was more B&Q than NHS!' Queasy viewers are fascinated by brutal knee replacement on TV

14 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Last night's episode of Operation Live showed London-based surgeon Steven Millington perform a knee replacement. Viewers described it as being 'totally enthralling' and...
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OA quickly progresses among young military officers with knee injuries

1 day ago   |   Healio

CHICAGO - Nearly one in five military officers who have had a knee injury developed radiographic osteoarthritis before 30 years of age, according to data presented at the...
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History, evaluation of taper corrosion discussed at AAHKS Annual Meeting

1 day ago   |   Healio

DALLAS - In a symposium at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, several orthopedic surgeons discussed the history and prevalence of taper corrosion...
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No difference in readmission risk seen for one- vs two-midnight length of stay for TKA

1 day ago   |   Healio

No difference was seen between one-midnight and two-midnight length of stay for primary total knee arthroplasty regarding 90-day readmission risk, according to recently...
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Is opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy superior to closing-wedge high tibial osteotomy in treatment of unicompartmental osteoarthritis? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

2 days ago   |   International Journal of Surgery   |   2 articles

High tibial osteotomy is an effective surgical technique that can stop or inhibit progression of knee osteoarthritis and avoid or postpone the need for knee arthroplasty. This...
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First US patient enrolled in below-the-knee trial for DCB

2 days ago   |   Healio

Philips announced that the first U.S. patient has been enrolled in the investigational device exemption trial of its drug-coated balloon designed to treat below-the-knee...
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Work Your Entire Body With This 16-Minute HIIT Workout - PS: It's Equipment-Free

Work Your Entire Body With This 16-Minute HIIT Workout - PS: It's Equipment-Free

2 days ago   |   PopSugar

When we saw Kelsey Wells's 16-minute HIIT workout, we knew it was going to be legit. It's perfect for those days when you have no idea what to do at the gym, you want to work...
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it will limit or ban access to flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. Read more ...

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FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

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Patients may be getting turned away from surgery until their painful disease...

Patients may be getting turned away from surgery until their painful disease becomes bad enough to operate on

Wales' only endometriosis centre is inadequately funded and is turning complex cases away because 'it cannot cope with demand' Read more ...

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Walking Can Help Burn Belly Fat, but Only If You Follow This Trainer's Advice

If you think there's no point in exercising if you can't crush it in the gym for an hour, think again. Doing 30 minutes of aerobic activity like walking can help burn belly fat... Read more ...

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What can be done to address the number of suicides carried out with pesticides?

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, roughly 45,000 Americans take their own lives every single year, making suicide the tenth leading cause of death in... Read more ...

Toxic chemicals are affecting aquatic ecosystems even at surprisingly low...

Toxic chemicals are affecting aquatic ecosystems even at surprisingly low concentrations, study finds

Toxic chemicals - such as fungicides and antidepressants - entering waterways and aquatic ecosystems may cause adverse behavioral changes in aquatic animals even at relatively... Read more ...