Healio Summarizes EFORT Presentations

AAHKS members presented research at the recent European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology’s (EFORT) recent annual congress held in Geneva, Switzerland. Helio’s OrthopedicsToday covered the event and is highlighting topics that...

ABJS Announces Award Opportunities

The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons is announcing the following three award opportunities for orthopaedic surgeons: CORR® ORS Richard A. Brand Award For Outstanding Orthopaedic Research for $25,000 ABJS/CORR® Nicolas Andry Award for $10,000 Marshall R. Urist...

Postop Opioid Study of TJA Patients

Science Daily reported on a new study, “Trends and predictors of opioid use after total knee and total hip arthroplasty” published in PAIN®, the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain. The study showed that many patients undergoing...

Study Published on Protein Test for Hip/Knee Replacements

The American Association for the Advancement of Science reported on a new study that suggests natural proteins can be used to effectively test new replacement hip and knee joints in the laboratory. The work could help with improving design in order to reduce wear and...

Research Published On Hip Fracture Risk Following TKR

A fracture risk study of 3221 patients has been conducted in Sweden, showing that patients who had total knee replacement (TKR) because of osteoarthritis, led to a 4% rise in hip fracture risk and a 19% rise in vertebral fracture risk. The study, reported by the...
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