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A study recently published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery has identified several risk factors for postoperative complications and death after spine surgery, according to a release from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Published in Spine
A study published in Spine recently examined the risk factors for growing rod fractures and how surgeons might be able to prevent them.
Published in Spine
A new toolkit funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality will help small- and medium-sized physician practices analyze their workflow with the effect of health information technology implementation, according to the AHRQ website.
Researchers at the Hospital for Special Surgery found that obese patients undergoing surgery are less likely to develop respiratory insufficiency and adult respiratory distress syndrome, according to a hospital news release.
Published in News and Analysis
Many risks that cause patients to fall are not adequately addressed with fall prevention initiatives used in healthcare facilities, according to a release from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Published in News and Analysis
Orthopedic surgeons at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland and a specialist in joint and cartilage at the Royal Orthopedic Hospital in Birmingham developed the GraftBolt to improve the rate of surgeries for knee injury, according to Top News Report.
There is a big difference in internal rotation and horizontal adduction between softball and baseball athletes with and without shoulder injuries, according to an abstract published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine.