Knees

Smith & Nephew announces new cementless total knee system

Smith & Nephew announces new cementless total knee system

12 hours ago   |   Healio

Smith & Nephew has introduced its Legion Conceloc Cementless Total Knee System and the first completed surgical procedures with the device, according to a company press...
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Platelet-rich Plasma Injections may Not Treat Osteoarthritis

Platelet-rich Plasma Injections may Not Treat Osteoarthritis

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Platelet-rich plasma injections are no better than placebo for helping reduce knee pain in people with knee joint osteoarthritis.
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The Sydney Kings star whose father's hamstring holds his knee together

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

After a horrendous injury run, Kings guard Angus Glover believes he made the right decision not to switch sports to AFL.
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Malpractice Case: What Really Killed This Patient? Experts Disagree

2 days ago   |   Medscape

An obese patient goes under anesthesia for knee arthroscopy. What led to his fatal complication? The Doctors Company
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Cemented, cementless TKR have equivalent 10-year implant survival rates

Cemented, cementless TKR have equivalent 10-year implant survival rates

3 days ago   |   Healio

Both cemented and cementless total knee replacements have 10-year implant survivorship rates of greater than 95%, while cementless implants have higher revision and reoperation...
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Flu Vaccine Demand Takes Off in India as Pandemic Raises Awareness

3 days ago   |   Medscape   |   7 articles

A pandemic-spurred demand for flu vaccines in India has surged since a devastating second wave of COVID-19 brought the nation's healthcare system to its knees earlier this...
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Minimally invasive ablation procedure offers long-term relief after knee replacement surgery

4 days ago   |   News Medical

A minimally invasive ablation procedure offers long-term relief for patients who experience chronic and debilitating pain after knee replacement surgery, according to a study...
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Racial, ethnic disparities found in imaging, treatment of hip, knee OA

Racial, ethnic disparities found in imaging, treatment of hip, knee OA

4 days ago   |   Healio

Results showed African American, Asian and Hispanic patients with hip and knee osteoarthritis had significant disparities in the utilization of imaging, administration of...
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Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections Show No Benefit in Knee OA

4 days ago   |   Medscape

Platelet-rich plasma injections for mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis show no improvements in pain, function, or cartilage structure, compared with placebo. Medscape Medical...
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Opioids Might Not Be Needed After Knee Surgery

Opioids Might Not Be Needed After Knee Surgery

4 days ago   |   Web MD

A new study finds Advil, NSAIDs, acetaminophen, Tylenol, and muscle relaxers may offer the same degree of pain control as prescription opioids.
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