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A patient's mental health status can impact orthopedic surgery outcomes, according to a report in Psych Central.
Thursday, 09 February 2012 14:24

DePuy Launches 6 New Orthopedic Devices

DePuy Orthopaedics recently launched several new advancements in orthopedics for joint replacement, shoulder reconstruction and hip revision surgery, according to a company news release.
Here are 14 statistics about general orthopedic, hand and joint, orthopedic sports medicine and spine surgeon compensation based on years in practice. The data presented is from MGMA's Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data.
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Mercy Medical Group in Folsom, Calif., recently hired orthopedic surgeon Daniel Anderson, MD, according to a report from the Sacramento Bee.
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In an award-winning presentation at the annual meeting for the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, surgeons and researchers found that using leukocyte esterase reagent strips can be helpful in diagnosing periprosthetic joint injection quickly, according to an AAOS Now report.
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Here are the top three concerns for orthopedic surgeons this year from Henry Finn, MD, FACS, medical director of the Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss Memorial Hospital and professor of surgery at the University of Chicago.
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Scott Sporer, MD, and Wayne Paprosky, MD, both surgeons with Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, recently became the first surgeons in the country to implant all compliant patients with radiostereometric analysis beads to monitor if a replacement implant is wearing down or moving, according to a practice news release.
The increasing baby boomer population has triggered an increase in knee replacement surgeries across the United States, according to a column written by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Director Carolyn Clancy, MD.
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Monday, 09 January 2012 11:15

MAKOplasty Procedures Increase 97% in 4Q

MAKO Surgical reported selling 18 RIO systems worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2011, according to a company news release.
Charles Harvey, MD, recently left his practice of 20 years at Blair Orthopedics in Altoona, Pa., to open a new office affiliated with Altoona Regional Health System, according to a report from The Altoona Mirror.
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