For Appointments (414) 647-0033
Home » Media » Healthcare News

Healthcare News

Obesity and total joint arthroplasty: Time to examine needs in a different light

Clomiphene tablets to buy online Source: Healio

The prevalence of obesity in the general population is increasing. Obesity is estimated to affect approximately one-third of adults in the United States. It is estimated that 6.1 million patients who undergo total joint arthroplasty will be obese by 2040.

Read More

Lifelong physical activity increases bone density in men

Jaipur Source: Science Daily

Men have many reasons to add high-impact and resistance training to their exercise regimens; these reasons include building muscle and shedding fat. Now a researcher has determined another significant benefit to these activities: building bone mass. The study found that individuals who continuously participated in high-impact activities, such as jogging and tennis, during adolescence and young adulthood, had greater hip and lumbar spine bone mineral density than those who did not.

Read More

Hip dysplasia: When is surgery required?

Frankston South Source: Medical Xpress

What causes hip dysplasia in adults, and can it be treated without a total hip replacement?.

Read More

ORIF, new casting method showed similar results for unstable ankle fractures Source: Healio

Treatment of overtly unstable malleolar fractures with close contact casting showed outcomes equivalent to those of open reduction and internal fixation among elderly patients and were associated with a cost reduction in results of a multicenter study presented at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, here.

Read More

Use of off-label devices increased costs and length of stay in TJA

Source: Healio

Greater length of stay, admission costs, long-term complications risks and inpatient facility discharge likelihood was found among patients who underwent total hip or knee arthroplasty with an off-label prosthesis, according to results.

Read More

Patient-reported results, knee stability improved after all-inside double-bundle ACL reconstruction

Source: Healio

Investigators found significant improvements from preoperative measures at 24.8-month follow-up for both mean side-to-side differences and Lysholm scores in patients who underwent double-bundle ACL reconstruction using a special drill pin guide and reamer, along with a laser-guided device to facilitate a transtibial approach.

Read More

Imaging Identifies Cartilage Regeneration in Long-Distance Runners

Source: RSNA News

Using a mobile MRI truck, researchers followed runners for 4,500 kilometers through Europe to study the physical limits and adaptation of athletes over a 64-day period, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Read More

Hospital Affiliations

midwest orthopadic speciality hospital wheaton franciscan healthcare wheaton franciscan healthcare columbia st mary's childrens hospitel of wisconsin surgicenter of greater milwaukee wisconsin health center aurora health care


Tell a Friend