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  • Opioid-Sparing Protocol Cuts Opioid Use After Arthroscopy

    Postoperative consumption of opioids over six weeks reduced with multimodal opioid-sparing protocol for managing pain following arthroscopic shoulder or knee surgery

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  • Kinematic alignment versus mechanical alignment in total knee arthroplasty: An up-to-date meta-analysis

    The purpose of this meta-analysis was to compare the efficacy and imaging parameters of kinematic alignment (KA) and mechanical alignment (MA) in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and to evaluate whether patients undergoing KA-TKA benefited more than those undergoing MA-TKA.

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  • Increased CXCL9 Level Linked to Increased Hip Fracture Risk in Men

    The researchers found that in men, but not in women, increasing CXCL9 levels were associated with an increasing risk for hip fracture. The odds ratios in the highest quartile compared with the lowest quartile were 10.35 (95 percent confidence interval, 1.90 to 56.39) and 1.46 (95 percent confidence interval, 0.59 to 3.60) in men and women, respectively.

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  • Your Guide to Pain Relief After Knee, Hip Replacement

    Getting a new knee or hip can be life-changing, but first you have to get through the recovery after surgery.Experts say a combination of the right medications and some other tips will make it easier.A mnemonic, or memory aide, that's useful in this case is the wordRICE. That stands for Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation.

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  • Intraosseous Morphine Reduces Postop Pain After TKA

    Intraosseous morphine added to standard antibiotic solution offers pain relief immediately after total knee arthroplasty (TKA), according to a study recently published in the Journal of Arthroplasty.

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