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Patients with diabetes at no greater risk for infection

Patients with diabetes were no more likely to suffer infection, deep vein thrombosis (a deep vein blood clot) or other complications following total knee replacement (TKR) than patients without diabetes, according to new ...

Feb 27, 2013
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General anesthesia ups knee replacement complications

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty, use of general anesthesia is associated with a significant increase in complications compared with spinal anesthesia, according to a study published ...

Feb 15, 2013
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