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In a recent news release, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board of Directors report that it has approved an Appropriate Use Criteria , designed to assist physicians in treating patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.
Almost 8 percent of all implants used in hip replacement surgery have no readily available evidence relating to their safety or effectiveness, finds a study published in BMJ today.
John C. Elfar, M.D. , assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Rochester Medical Center, has been named the 2013 recipient of the Hand Surgeon-Scientist Award by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
While not all of these sprains are sports-related, Dr. Esway notes that athletics and/or some form of physical activity likely contributes to a majority of these occurrences.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has issued a document on appropriate-use criteria to accompany its earlier evidence-based guidelines on treating knee osteoarthritis.
Snowy conditions can pose serious health and safety threats and often lead to an increase in fractures, sprains and other orthopaedic injuries, according to Northwestern Medicine A experts.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board of Directors recently approved an AUC to help physicians treat patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.
Stryker Corporation announced today the completion of its previously announced acquisition of MAKO Surgical Corp., a pioneer in the advancement of robotic arm assisted surgery in orthopaedics.
Dr Abbas Khan, a British surgeon imprisoned by Syrian security forces while helping casualties of war has been found dead in detention, says his family A British surgeon imprisoned by Syrian security forces while helping casualties of war has been found dead in detention, his family has said.
Orthopaedic surgeon Abbas Khan, 32, who has been held in Syria for more than a year, is reported to have died in custody.
The closed Seaford Day Hospital has been brought out by an independent charity, which promises services will return to the town next year.
The risk and fear of falling often affects patients who are recovering from a stroke, spinal cord or brain injury, and orthopaedic injuries, and that fear may inhibit their progress in rehabilitation.
BroadcastMed, Inc. is proud to highlight the first ORLive surgical webcast featuring the ATTUNE Knee System with TRUMATCH Personalized Solutions Instrumentation on Friday, December 13, 2013, at 6:00 PM Eastern at http://depuysynthes.orlive.com/attunetrumatch .