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03 Aug, 2016, 15:51 ET Minorities less likely to have knee replacement surgery, more likely to suffer post-surgical complications when they do

Minority populations have lower rates of total knee replacement (TKR)  utilization but higher rates of adverse health outcomes associated with...


14 May, 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...


16 Jan, 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...


27 Feb, 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...


05 Dec, 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...