Orthopedics Today features eight stories of importance to emerge from the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting.
Low longterm wear observed with multiple sized femoral heads using HXLPE in THA
DALLAS — Femoral heads treated with highly cross-linked polyethylene showed low wear during long-term follow-up, according to a presentation made here at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting. Read more.
Independent exercise and PT likely produce similar results after TKA
DALLAS — According to research presented here at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting, prescribed exercise programs may produce results similar to outpatient physical therapy following total knee arthroplasty. Read more.
VIDEO: Iorio talks study on VTE and synchronized mobile compression
DALLAS — At the American Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Richard Iorio, MD, examined a study on venous thromboembolism (VTE) and synchronized mobile compression. The study found an association between a risk stratification protocol employing a synchronized mobile compression and aspirin regimen and low rates of VTE. Watch video.