Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

Publisher
Springer
Country
USA
History
started in 1953
Website
http://www.clinorthop.org/index.html

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Pediatrics

Today's children reach bone maturity earlier, study reveals

Children born in the most recent century have bones that reach full maturity earlier—by nearly 10 months in girls and nearly seven months in boys—according to a new study from the University of Missouri School of Medicine.

Surgery

Link found between gut bacteria, successful joint replacement

Having healthy gut flora—the trillions of bacteria housed in our intestines—could lower the risk of infection following knee and hip replacement surgeries, while an unhealthy intestinal flora may increase the risk of ...

Other

Some patients may benefit from hip resurfacing over replacement

When a person loses mobility because of arthritis, surgeons can replace the faulty hip joint with a new one. A new study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that a different ...

Overweight & Obesity

Foot, knee and hip pain a problem in obese children

feet, ankles, knees and hips - contributes to both poor physical function and a reduced quality of life in obese children, according to a new study by Dr. Sharon Bout-Tabaku and colleagues, from Nationwide Children's Hospital ...

Medical research

Engineering a better hip implant

University of Iowa researchers have determined that thigh size in obese people is a reason their hip implants are more likely to fail.

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