Dr. Nathanael Heckmann and Dr. Craig Della Valle answer ICJR’s questions about their study that investigated whether the amount of time between the index total hip arthroplasty and a revision procedure for instability is associated with an increased risk of complications.
Tendinitis — also known as tendonitis — is the inflammation of a tendon. It usually happens when a person overuses or injures a tendon during physical activity.
Older adults have a higher risk of delirium after hip and knee surgery if they're taking anxiety, depression or insomnia drugs, researchers say.
Pixee Medical, a pioneer in digitally augmented surgery technology, announces that Dr Antonia Chen performed the first Knee+ surgeries in the USA at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston (MA). Knee+ is a patented platform designed to help orthopedic surgeons perform Total Knee Replacement surgeries by providing real-time 3D positioning of instruments, right in their field of view.
Knee effusion, sometimes called water on the knee, occurs when excess fluid accumulates in or around the knee joint. Common causes include arthritis and injury to the ligaments or meniscus, which is cartilage in the knee.