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  • THA approaches had similar revision rates for femoral neck fracture

    Patients with femoral fractures who underwent total hip arthroplasty with lateral, posterior or anterior approaches had similar outcomes.

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  • Total Hip Arthroplasty With Subtrochanteric Osteotomy for Crowe IV Dysplasia Using an Extensile Direct Anterior Approach: A Surgical Technique

    The direct anterior approach (DAA) has been increasing in popularity for primary total hip arthroplasty (THA). Despite previously documented anatomic limitations to its direct distal extension, alternative exposure methods have been described to safely access the femoral diaphysis and facilitate increasingly complex primary and revision THA scenarios.

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  • Preoperative Function Affects Ability to Achieve One-Year Minimum Clinically Important Difference for Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty

    Minimum clinically important difference (MCID) values are commonly used to measure treatment success for total knee arthroplasty (TKA). MCID values vary according to calculation methodology, and prior studies have shown that patient factors are associated with failure to achieve MCID thresholds. The purpose of this study was to determine if anchor-based 1-year Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score Joint Replacement (KOOS-JR) MCID values varied among patients undergoing TKA based on patient-specific factors.

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  • Should You Worry About Joints Cracking or Popping?

    Cracking and popping joints, medically known as crepitus, are normal. Joints are points in your body where two bones meet. You might occasionally hear your knees popping or notice your back or bones crack as you move them.

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  • Patients with depression may have increased rates of complications after TKA

    Results presented here showed patients with depression undergoing total knee arthroplasty experienced an increased risk of medical and surgical complications, readmissions and reoperations.

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