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  • Risk Factors for Postoperative Urinary Retention in Men Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Source: Healio

    Postoperative urinary retention is a common complication after major orthopedic procedures of the lower limb. In total hip arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty, the incidence ranges from 7% to 84%. In this study, the incidence and risk factors for postoperative urinary retention were described in a cohort of 376 men undergoing total hip arthroplasty.

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  • Biomarkers of Inflammation Don’t Correlate with Early Outcomes of THA

    Source: ICJR

    A study from Mayo Clinic – reported at the MAOA annual meeting – found no differences in pain and early functional outcomes in direct anterior THA patients vs. mini-posterior THA patients regardless of any changes in serum biomarkers for muscle damage.

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  • Hip Fracture Patients: Nearly half have delirium, study suggests

    Source: Science Daily

    48 percent of hip fracture patients, age 65 and older, had delirium, or acute confusion, before, during and after surgery (perioperative), resulting in significantly longer hospital stays and higher costs for care, a new study concludes.

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  • Freezing Knees, Stopping Pain

    Source: Ivanhoe

    More than 10-million Americans suffer from knee pain. Drugs and surgery can be a fix, but now, there’s a better option for some patients and doctors are freezing away the pain! Sixteen-year-old Abbey Watson has been running her whole life.

    Watson told Ivanhoe, “I did my first 5k when I was four years old!”

    The cross country athlete has even gone to states. But recently, knee pain slowed her down.

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  • Study: Hip replacement an excellent option to relieve pain in juvenile arthritis patients

    Source: Medical News Today

    Implant lasts at least 10 years in 85 percent of patients

    Hip replacement is often performed in patients with juvenile arthritis when their joints have been severely damaged by the disease. A study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that the procedure is an excellent option to alleviate pain and improve function in juvenile arthritis patients under age 35 when conservative treatments fail to provide relief.

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