Literature Review: Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty

The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) has published a literature review of observational and interventional research on the effectiveness of same-day total hip and total knee arthroplasty. The review reports on key takeaways: Same-day discharge total hip and...

Doctors Hopeful AVN Avoided for Alabama’s Quarterback

After suffering a dislocated right hip in the University of Alabama vs. Mississippi State University football game last week, NFL draft hopeful Tua Tagovailoa, had surgery to repair a posterior wall fracture on Monday. A discussion from the medical team was featured...

FDA Issues Statement on Device Availability

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a statement in response to the closure of two sterilization facilities recently. The availability of medical devices including implants used in hip and knee replacement surgeries may be impacted by the closures. “We...

What Patients are Reading: Corticosteroid Injections

Researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine published original research in Radiology that found corticosteroids injected into the hip or knee to treat arthritis pain may do more harm than good. According to a report by NBC News, the study found “there is...
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