News tagged with hip surgery
Scientists at the University of Glasgow are working to harness the regenerative power of stem cells to improve orthopaedic implant surgery.
Surgery Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients who make $35,000 a year or less report better outcomes after knee replacement surgery than people who earn more, research by Mayo Clinic and the University of Alabama at Birmingham shows. The lower-income patients ...
Surgery Nov 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
When hospital patients have to be readmitted soon after discharge, hospitals look bad.
Health Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—According to a new study by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, pre-operatively identifying patients with certain comorbid risk factors that may increase ...
Surgery Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Technological advancements in medicine have allowed patients suffering from musculoskeletal conditions such as hip and knee pain to regain mobility and live relatively pain-free. But some "high risk" surgical ...
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Risk of ischemic stroke increases by nearly 4.7-fold and hemorrhagic stroke 4.4-fold during the first two weeks after total hip replacement surgery, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. ...
Cardiology Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
After Group Health Cooperative introduced video-based "decision aids" for people with knee and hip arthritis, rates of knee and hip replacement surgeries dropped sharply: by 38 and 26 percent, respectively, over six months. ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
UK government claims that patient choice improves health care is based on flawed research, experts say
Research which claims to show that the introduction of patient choice in the NHS reduced deaths from heart attacks is flawed and misleading, according to a report published in The Lancet today.
Health Oct 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
An innovative anti-bacterial spray that will kill MRSA is being developed by Norwich Research Park scientists thanks to funding from the University of East Anglia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- New advice for pregnant women: If you're getting a C-section, special inflating boots strapped on your legs may lower the risk of a blood clot.
Health Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
US regulators said Tuesday that Xarelto, a Bayer-made drug approved in July for preventing blood clots, is so far unproven for a new proposed use as a stroke preventer.
Medications Sep 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who have had metal-on-metal hip replacements are no more likely to develop cancer in the first seven years after surgery than the general population, although a longer-term study is required, a study published in ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medicare patients 65 years and older who underwent cataract surgery had a lower odds of hip fracture 1 year after the procedure when compared with patients with cataract who did not have cataract surgery, according to a study ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of researchers at the University Department of Orthopaedics at the MedUni Vienna / Vienna General Hospital has for the first time investigated the durability of Zweymüller hip prostheses, which were ...
Surgery Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Younger, taller, and heavier patients who undergo primary total hip replacement (THR) are at a greater risk of needing a revision surgery, according to research published in the December issue ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0