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  • Posted 05/09/2019

Outpatient Joint Replacement: Experience Matters

Experience with safety and success is critical to outcomes and to navigating patients through the joint replacement process.  Why is this important?

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subvastus knee replacement approach
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  • Posted 05/03/2019

The Subvastus Approach to Total Knee Replacement: A Complete Quadriceps Sparing Technique

To reduce violation of the extensor mechanism, the midvastus technique was developed where the vastus medialis (medial quad muscle) is split within the muscle fibers keeping the tendon intact. Learn how...

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tourniquetless total knee replacement surgery
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  • Posted 04/07/2019

Quadriceps Sparing, Tourniquetless Total Knee Replacement: The Ideal Recipe for Rapid Recovery

We adopted a surgical technique that avoids division of the important quadriceps tendon, keeping the extensor mechanism of the knee in continuity. Learn how...

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patient perceptions of outpatient hip and knee replacement
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  • Posted 04/01/2019

Patient Perceptions Regarding Outpatient Hip and Knee Arthroplasties

Study finds that a majority of patients were not aware that outpatient surgery is available for hip and knee joint replacement even while home is viewed as the best place to recover.

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reverse shoulder replacement
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  • Posted 03/21/2019

Reverse Shoulder Replacement: What is it and When is it Indicated

Reverse shoulder replacement is a specific type of replacement that is designed for patients with rotator cuff tears that cannot be fixed and are causing substantial loss of arm strength and function.

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how to avoid rotator cuff surgery
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  • Posted 03/16/2019

How To Avoid Rotator Cuff Surgery

Learn about the strengthening regimen that can help some patients achieve a level of comfort and function that allows them to avoid rotator cuff surgery.

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total joint replacement opioid reduction pathway
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  • Posted 03/10/2019

Opioid Sparing Total Joint Replacement

We have developed as part of our A.V.A.T.A.R program, a comprehensive, multimodal pain management pathway that treats pain and reduces the need for opiate medications.  Learn how...

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makoplasty total knee replacement
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  • Posted 03/03/2019

Robotics, MAKOPLASTY, and Marketing Gimmicks

MAKOPLASTY and other so-called “robotics” have yet to prove their benefit in total knee and hip replacement. Learn why...

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  • Posted 02/28/2019

Conformis Patient-Specific Total Knee Versus Makoplasty Total Knee: What Are The Differences?

Knee replacement patients should learn about different total knee technologies available and what the differences are.

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new frontiers in shoulder replacement
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  • Posted 02/23/2019

New Frontiers In Shoulder Replacement

Long-term fixation of the artificial socket component (glenoid) remains the principle problems in shoulder replacement. Learn more about biological fixation...

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