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Apixaban Gains Indication for DVT Prophylaxis After Knee and Hip Replacement
The FDA has approved the anticoagulant apixaban for the prophylaxis of deep vein thrombosis in patients who have undergone hip or knee replacement surgery.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Most Charnley total hip replacements viable after 35 years
In a new study presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons , researchers sought to evaluate the clinical, radiographic and functional outcomes of a Charnley total hip replacement -a traditional hip prosthesis consisting of a polyethylene acetabular cup and a metal femoral head-in patients under age 50 ... (more)
Centralized process speeds up hip and knee surgeries
Kelly Anhelher says his quality of life has improved after his hip replacement thanks to the Alberta Health Services Hip and Knee Replacement Program that is reducing wait times.
Kaweah Delta to host joint replacement class
Those interested in learning more about knee or hip replacements can attend the class 3-4:30 p.m. at Sequoia Regional Cancer Center, 4945 W. Cypress Ave., Visalia.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Hip replacement lawsuit inches towards courtroom
A Nova Scotia man has been certified as the lead plaintiff in a national class-action lawsuit accusing a medical equipment company of making faulty hip replacements.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
EvergreenHealth in Kirkland selected for Harvard project
EvergreenHealth has been selected as one of just 32 national and international health care organizations to participate during the next 12 months in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Joint Replacement Learning Community, supported by Harvard Business School faculty.
Study using driving simulator determines when it's safe to drive after hip replacement
Using interactive 'video game' to test reaction time, findings at Hospital for Special Surgery challenge traditional recommendation to wait 6 weeks after hip replacement before driving After hip replacement surgery, many patients are anxious to resume driving, and a new study challenges the conventional wisdom that patients should wait six weeks ... (more)
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Study: 2 percent of Americans have new hips, knees
In this Wednesday, March 5, 2014 photo, Dr. Joshua Jacobs, orthopedics surgery chief at Rush University Medical Center and president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Chicago, holds a model of a cementless hip replacement.
Study: 2% of Americans have new hips, knees It's not just grandma...
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$440,000 hospital bill for a newborn
EXCLUSIVE : A sick newborn who incurred a $440,000 hospital bill was the highest cost patient covered by the nation's largest health fund last financial year.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Otago Daily Times
A 'tsunami' of knee replacements predicted
New Zealand faces a ''tsunami of knee replacements'' in the coming years, placing even more pressure on health services, a Dunedin academic says.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Will You Need Knee Replacement? Maybe Your Hand Can Tell You
The closer in length your ring and index fingers are, the greater your risk of developing severe knee osteoarthritis that requires total knee replacement, a new study claims.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
KEPR CBS 19
Consumer Reports: Hip & knee replacement caution
Almost half a million Americans get hip replacements each year, and hundreds of thousands more receive artificial knees.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Lower index to ring finger ration associated with higher risk of osteoarthritis in knee
A new study published online today in the journal Rheumatology has found that the lower the ratio between a person's index finger and their ring finger , the higher their risk of developing severe osteoarthritis in their knees, requiring a total knee replacement.
Tasmania the dearest for operations
COMMON operations such as hip replacements and gall bladder removals cost more to carry out in Tasmania than in any other state, a new hospital efficiency report shows.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Seen At 11: Body Part Warranties, The Wave Of The Future?
If you had knee or hip replacement, would you want the parts to be under warranty? There is a consumer group out there fighting for just that.
The News Journal
World's oldest yogi, Miss Delaware in DVD filmed at Longwood
Tao Porchon-Lynch has had two hip replacements, but still practices yoga 12 hours a week.
Now, simple jab could bring relief to millions of arthritis sufferers
Scientists have found a way to stop nerve cells in diseased joints sensing pain - without any side effects, the Daily Express reported.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Motley Fool
Will Obamacare Derail Zimmer Holdings, Inc.?
One of the most surprising trends for health care investors may be the rally in medical appliance companies including hip and knee leader Zimmer Holdings ( In the wake of Obamacare, investors were warned companies would face a profit cliff that would unhinge earnings and crater share prices.
Time capsule collection: Asheville Affiliates bring back a 60s fashion
Groovy, baby: Kelsey Anne Carter and Erin Schmidt model clothing by Charles Josef, Kristina Benshoff and Hip Replacements Clothing and hair and makeup by Amy Day Dougherty, Joanne Bolet Cafaro and Nicole Franklin of Aabani Biltmore Salon.