High Body Mass Index is Related to Increased Perioperative Complications After Periacetabular Osteotomy
Arthroplasty // Pain // Hip // Knee
Rheumatoid Arthritis vs Osteoarthritis: Comparison of Demographics and Trends of Joint Replacement Data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample
Hip // Trauma
Does Knowledge of Implant Cost Affect Fixation Method Choice in the Management of Stable Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures?
The continuing increase in the population of patients older than 65 years in the United States is well known. For orthopedic surgeons, this trend highlights the importance of effective geriatric fracture care, particularly hip fracture care.
Arthroplasty // Hip // Knee
Use of Intravenous Tranexamic Acid Improves Early Ambulation After Total Knee Arthroplasty and Anterior and Posterior Total Hip Arthroplasty
We conducted a retrospective cohort study (N = 477) to determine if use of intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) improves early ambulation and reduces blood loss after total knee arthroplasty and anterior and posterior total hip arthroplasty.
Knee // Hand & Wrist // Hip
Risk of Osteoporotic Fracture After Steroid Injections in Patients With Medicare
To further evaluate the relationship between steroid injections and osteoporotic fracture risk, we analyzed Medicare administrative claims data on both large-joint steroid injections into knee and hip and transforaminal steroid injections, as well as osteoporotic hip and wrist fractures.
Arthroplasty // Hip
Management and Prevention of Intraoperative Acetabular Fracture in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty
Intraoperative acetabular fracture (IAF) is a rare complication of primary total hip arthroplasty (THA). Known risk factors include poor bone stock, underreaming of the acetabular bed, and use of elliptic components.