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May 14, 2014, 15:28 ET Obesity associated with longer hospital stays, higher costs in total knee replacement patients

 Obesity is associated with longer hospital stays and higher costs in total knee replacement (TKR) patients, independent of whether or not the...


Mar 05, 2014, 15:21 ET Study Aims to Define Risk Factors for Falls in Post-Menopausal Women

 A new study appearing in the March issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) showed that women with distal radius (wrist)...


Jan 16, 2014, 11:30 ET Stem Cell Therapy Following Meniscus Knee Surgery May Reduce Pain, Restore Meniscus

First study of its kind found no "clinically important" safety issues with treatment A single stem cell injection following meniscus knee...


Feb 27, 2013, 13:30 ET Patients with Diabetes at no Greater Risk for Infection or Other Complications after Total Knee Replacement

Patients with diabetes were no more likely to suffer infection, deep vein thrombosis (a deep vein blood clot) or other complications...


Dec 05, 2012, 13:30 ET Patients with severe back pain who quit smoking report less pain than patients who continue to smoke

For years, research has shown a link between smoking and an increased risk for low back pain, intervertebral (spine) disc disease, and...


Nov 21, 2012, 13:30 ET Computer-navigated total knee replacement provides no advantage over traditional surgical procedure

Knee function, pain, mobility and activity level statistically the same For many years, the use of computer-assisted navigation has been...


Aug 03, 2009, 12:09 ET Neck Surgery for Cervical Spine Disorders Found to Alleviate Associated Headaches

Improvement of headaches significant after anterior cervical reconstructive surgery A new study published in the August 2009 issue of The...


May 01, 2009, 09:00 ET Rotator Cuff Tears: Are They All in the Family?

New study finds that family history data supports heredity's role in shoulder tendon tears People with relatives who have experienced rotator cuff...