Experimental technology could transform the surface of implants so bacteria won’t grow and cause infections in procedures such as knee and hip replacements.
Examining the effect of prescribing patterns on utilization of opioid medication in ACL reconstruction
Prescribing smaller quantities of opioid medication appears to be as effective in controlling postoperative pain after knee surgery as higher quantities and may help to limit the number of opioids prescribed and possible diversion of unused prescription opioid medication
Young patients who undergo surgery for displaced tibial spine fractures, and who had both an extension and flexion contracture, had 2.2 times the odds of having a complication compared to patients
Exercise-based physical therapy is noninferior to arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for patient-reported knee function at five years among patients with a degenerative meniscal tear, according to a study published online July 8 in JAMA Network Open.