News tagged with thigh bone
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 |
(Medical Xpress)—The seasonal variation of sunlight in Ireland means newborns from Caucasian women who had more sunlight months during their pregnancy (April – Sep) are more likely to have longer thighbones, ...
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Soon after Scott Ebert had his arthritic right hip replaced at 48, he felt so much better he named his new puppy Stryker, after the cool-sounding brand of his hip implant. But his relief was short-lived.
Other Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
an alternative to hip replacement often recommended to younger patients – is prone to early failure in many instances, and should not be used in women, according to an Article published Online First in The Lancet.
Other Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Two Colorado State University professors have developed a nanostructured surface coating for bone that is expected to help improve the lifetime of bone implants.
Medical research Sep 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study, presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), identifies predictors of complications and mortality following a hip fracture, including dialysis, cardiac disease, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—University of California, San Diego Health System is one of only a few hospitals in the nation to offer computer-assisted navigation technology with the direct anterior hip replacement technique, potentially ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The doctors told Allie Newman that the pain in her right thigh was tendonitis, nothing to worry about. A little physical therapy and she'd be as good as new.
Cancer Sep 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have identified a group of patients who may have increased difficulty for surgical treatment of a snapping psoas, a condition that usually develops because a teenager or young adult ...
Other Jul 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Arthroscopic treatment of a common hip problem that leads to arthritis is successful in terms of restoring range of motion, according to results from a recent Hospital for Special Surgery study. The study will be presented ...
Other Jul 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Arthroscopy and open surgery are equally efficacious in treating common hip problem in most patients
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have found that in comparison to open surgery, arthroscopic treatment of a common hip problem that leads to arthritis produces similar outcomes in terms of repairing structural ...
Other Jul 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0