News tagged with artificial joints
The culprit behind a failed hip or knee replacements might be found in the mouth. DNA testing of bacteria from the fluid that lubricates hip and knee joints had bacteria with the same DNA as the plaque from patients with ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Undergoing a knee replacement involves sophisticated medical equipment, but innovative prosthetic design may not offer the same benefits for all knee replacement recipients, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in a ...
Other Oct 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Stems cells taken from just a few grams of body fat are a promising weapon against the crippling effects of osteoarthritis.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A Case Western Reserve University chemistry professor has begun imbedding magnetic nanoparticles in the toughest of plastics to understand why more than 40,000 Americans must replace their knee and hip replacements annually.
Medical research Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Hip replacement is one of the most frequent operations carried out in Germany. Each year, doctors implant some 200,000 artificial hip joints. Often the artificial hips need to be replaced just ten years later. ...
Other May 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- It happened to nurse Jane Byron years after an in-line skating fall, business owner Haralee Weintraub while doing "men's" push-ups, and avid cyclist Gene Wilberg while lifting a heavy box.
Health Feb 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a therapy for a potentially deadly type of infection common in catheters, artificial joints and other "in-dwelling" medical devices. Their findings appear in the Open ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
French surgeons have fitted 650 people with replacement hips that had not been certified as meeting European standards, it emerged Thursday in a case with echoes of a scandal over faulty breast implants.
Surgery May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Inpatient hospital treatment accounts for the largest proportion of health care spending in the U.S., with the use of diagnostic imaging services such as MRIs, frequently implicated as the probable cause. ...
Health Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When two adjacent discs in the low back wear out, become compressed and cause unmanageable pain, numbness or other symptoms, replacement with artificial discs can be a viable alternative to standard fusion surgery, based ...
Other May 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0