Results presented at the Musculoskeletal Infection Society Annual Meeting showed synovial biomarkers did not demonstrate high prognostic utility for predicting failure following reimplantation.
Published results showed the Inbone II Total Ankle System had good short-term survival and improvements in postoperative scores at 2 years in revision total ankle arthroplasty procedures.
Researchers say people who have knee repair surgery tend to have better outcomes than those who undergo knee reconstruction surgery. Experts, however, say the choice between the two operations isn’t always a simple one and sometimes the more intensive reconstruction surgery is necessary.
Experimental technology could transform the surface of implants so bacteria won’t grow and cause infections in procedures such as knee and hip replacements
Exercise-based physical therapy is noninferior to arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for patient-reported knee function at five years among patients with a degenerative meniscal tear, according to a study published online July 8 in JAMA Network Open.
Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory, autoimmune disorder that causes joint inflammation, pain, and stiffness. It usually affects the spine but can also affect the hips and joints in the area where the spine connects to the pelvis. This causes deep pain that worsens with inactivity, such as prolonged sitting or bed rest.
Analysis of factors affecting the time for implantation of a total hip arthroplasty in patients with symptomatic primary and secondary hip osteoarthritis
Many studies have identified factors associated with an unfavourable clinical outcome or an early conversion to total hip arthroplasty (THA) after joint-preserving treatment. We analysed the effect and reliability of different factors on the age at which THA becomes necessary.