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Orthopedics May 2012 Archive

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Replacement of Finger Joints

Tuesday May 29, 2012
Most people know about hip replacements and knee replacements, but did you know that most every joint in the body can be replaced?  Some are performed uncommonly, and some probably ... Read More

Replacement Complications Higher In Low-Volume Hospitals

Wednesday May 16, 2012
A new study has looked at the rate of complications after joint replacement surgery when comparing low-volume to higher-volume hospitals. Specifically, the study investigated the rate of blood clots (DVT) ... Read More

Noisy Knee Replacements

Monday May 14, 2012
Knee replacements sometimes make noises...and most often patients were not expecting this! Therefore, many people who have had a knee replacement surgery are concerned when they start hearing noises ... Read More

Knee Replacement on Less Arthritic Knees

Tuesday May 8, 2012
Knee replacement surgery was once reserved for people with the most severe arthritic knees.  Only when the joint had deteriorated to a point where there were no options did surgeons ... Read More

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