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  • How Soon Is Too Soon for Revision THA to Treat Instability?

    Dr. Nathanael Heckmann and Dr. Craig Della Valle answer ICJR’s questions about their study that investigated whether the amount of time between the index total hip arthroplasty and a revision procedure for instability is associated with an increased risk of complications.

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  • Use of Robotic-Assisted TKA Has Grown Substantially, Study Finds

    Although still representing a small percentage of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) procedures performed in the US, nationwide use of a robotic system for TKA grew more than 2000% between 2010 and 2018, according to recent study from Hospital for Special Surgery.

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  • Is Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Appropriate for Patients Under Age 60?

    Dr. Paul Cagle and Dr. Brad Parsons answer ICJR’s questions about their study evaluating long-term survivorship in patients with glenohumeral osteoarthritis who were younger than age 60 at the time of total shoulder arthroplasty.

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  • An Overview of Shoulder Blade Pain

    Shoulder blade pain doesn't always have an obvious cause. It can be a symptom of something serious like a heart attack or lung cancer. Or maybe you slept on it wrong or have poor posture at the computer.

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  • How does rheumatoid arthritis affect the knees?

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune condition, meaning the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissues. RA in the knees may severely affect a person’s mobility.

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  • Corticosteroid Injections of the Hip Linked to Rapidly Destructive Hip Disease

    Although corticosteroid injections are commonly used to manage pain and inflammation in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip, a new study adds to concerns about the potential harmful effects of these injections.

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  • Meniscal Repair Using Fibrin Clots Made From Bone Marrow Blood Wrapped in a Polyglycolic Acid Sheet

    In recent years, we have performed meniscal repairs using wrapped fibrin clots in PGA sheet. We considered the use of wrapped fibrin clots with a PGA sheet to treat meniscus tears. The purpose of this paper is to introduce a step-by-step guide to our new delivery technique using fibrin clots.

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  • Management of a Humeral Shaft Non-union with Concomitant Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy

    In this article, we describe the unique presentation of an 83-year-old, right-hand dominant male with severe right arm dysfunction secondary to a humeral shaft non-union in the setting of ipsilateral CTA. The case highlights the options for, and difficulty in, managing these concomitant pathologies in a medically frail individual who has lost meaningful upper extremity function and independence because of this injury.

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  • Common causes and treatments for a separated shoulder

    A shoulder separation is an injury to the acromioclavicular joint on the top of the shoulder. The shoulder joint is formed at the junction of three bones: the collarbone (clavicle), the shoulder blade (scapula), and the arm bone (humerus). A shoulder separation occurs where the clavicle and the scapula come together.

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  • 5 Options for Knee Cartilage Replacement and Repair

    Advances in orthopedic medicine provide many options for treating knee injuries. Some long-standing approaches include surgery to repair torn cartilage or knee joint replacement. In addition to these, there are now minimally invasive treatments using cartilage taken from elsewhere in the body or regenerated from a person’s own cells.

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  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  •  American Shoulder And Elbow Surgeons