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Stroke Doubles Risk of Hip, Thigh Fractures

... Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of a hip or thigh bone fracture is doubled for people who ... immediately after a stroke reduces bone loss and hip fracture after a year. Other treatments include ... in the Netherlands who had fractures of the hip and/or femur with a group of 26,341 people ...

With a Broken Hip Comes Higher Risk for Dying

... 4 (HealthDay News) -- Older people who break a hip have nearly a 25 percent chance of dying in the ... and older from all parts of Canada, found that a hip fracture increases the risk of death 3.2-fold and ... The most significant relationships were found for hip and spine fractures. The research effort, ...

Hip and back fractures increase mortality rates in people older than 50

... Vertebral and hip fractures are associated with an increased risk ... and women) living in the community who develop a hip fracture and 16% who develop a spine fracture ... medications, fall prevention strategies, hip protectors and enhanced rehabilitation after ...

OrthoDynamix LLC Launches ArthroSteer(TM): Reaching New Limits in Arthroscopy

... ArthroSteer significantly improves access in hip and other arthroscopic procedures. This platform ... specifically the hip, more surgeons will offer hip arthroscopy as an alternative for pre-arthritic ... knee and shoulder procedures in the US, hip arthroscopy is very new. "This is a very ...

American Joint Replacement Registry Announced

... dedicated to collecting and reporting on hip and knee joint replacement procedures. AAOS ... In 2006, there were more than 1 million hip and knee replacements performed in the U.S. Of ... Background: When a patient has a hip or knee implanted into his body, the device used ...

Brain Imaging (MRI/PET) and Measurements of Proteins in Spinal Fluid May Improve Alzheimer's Prediction and Diagnosis

... memories. However, according to the researchers, hip rCMglc cannot be accurately and practically ... of MCI and Alzheimer's. They also found that hip rCMglc was a sensitive predictor of decline and ... As compared to people considered "stable normal," hip rCMglc was reduced by 5% in "normal with ...

Soccer Injuries Differ by Gender

... females, male players have more activation in the hip flexors of their kicking leg and in the hip abductors of their supporting leg. "The hip abductor may be protective against ACL injury, ...

Motion analysis helps soccer players get their kicks

... areas. Male players have more activation in the hip flexors of their kicking leg and in their hip abductors of the supporting leg compared to women. "The hip abductor may be protective against ACL injury and ...

Screen All Newborns for Hip Dysplasia, Study Urges

... News) -- All infants should be screened for hip dysplasia to reduce their risk of developing early arthritis, says a new study. Developmental hip dysplasia -- the most common congenital defect in newborns -- occurs when a hip joint is shallow or unstable or when the joint is ...

Hip Arthroscopy Procedures to Soar Through 2013

... technology market intelligence, over 30,000 hip arthroscopy procedures were performed in 2008 -- ... number of physicians being trained to perform hip arthroscopy, which is used for indications ranging from the diagnosis and treatment of hip pain to the removal of loose bodies in ...

Infants Should Be Screened for Hip Trouble

... July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Developmental hip dysplasia is the most common congenital defect in newborns. The condition occurs when a hip joint is shallow, unstable or when the joint is ... often at risk of developing arthritis of the hip as a young adult. A new study published in the ...

Hospital for Special Surgery is Only New York Hospital with Significantly Lower Surgical Site Infection Rate for Hip Replacement Compared to State Average

... infection (SSI) compared to the state average for hip replacement/revision surgery. "We emphasize ... found that hospitals performing fewer than 50 hip replacements/revisions per year had a ... York State, which collectively performed 23,611 hip replacements/revisions last year, Special Surgery ...

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Marc W. Hungerford, a Leading Expert in Field of Avascular Necrosis, Now at Baltimore's Mercy Medical Center

... minimally invasive single as well as double hip replacement procedures. ... minimally invasive single as well as double hip replacement procedures. His specialties include: ... The femur or ball-and-socket joint of the hip are the most common sites for this disease, ...

Powerful Antacids Raise Chances of Fracture

... acid, but also appear to increase the risk of hip and thigh fractures, a new study confirms. ... people who were not taking them. People who had hip fractures were 30 percent more likely to be ... two years, he found. In addition, people with hip fractures were 18 percent more likely to have had ...

Joint Replacement Consumer Awareness Campaign Endorsed by Prominent Orthopaedic Scientist

... improve access to information for candidates for hip replacement and knee replacement surgery. ... available to them for knee replacement or hip replacement surgery, and to initiate informed ... Dr. Clarke studies the wear performance of hip and knee joints using special joint-simulation ...

Institute for Aging Research finds modifiable hip fracture complications contribute to mortality

... among nursing home residents who have suffered a hip fracture, according to a new study conducted by ... increase in mortality within six months of a hip fracture among nursing home residents. Compared ... followed 195 long-term care residents with a hip fracture from 1999 to 2006, measuring ...

Improved Hip Implants Can Last 20 Years

... MONDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Total hip replacements that use cement-less components can ... used to replace the bone that fits into the hip socket had failed over two decades in the ... of Bone and Joint Surgery . Early versions of hip implants used a special cement to help secure the ...

A New Zealand Experience That Improves Lives: Arizona Man Finds Affordable, Quality Healthcare and Freedom From Constant Hip Pain on Recent Trip

... Phoenix, Arizona man was in dire need of a new hip replacement, but couldn't afford the surgery as ... Light worried about putting off treatment as the hip pain that bothered him much of his adult life was ... of Health and Human Services. Light's total hip replacement procedure and entire stay in New ...

Hip Resurfacing Championed as a Bone-Preserving Alternative to Total Hip Replacement

... hip resurfacing market growing at over 25% annually, ... Large-Joint Reconstructive Implants 2009 report, hip resurfacing will be the fastest-growing segment ... a compound annual growth rate of over 25%. hip resurfacing is championed as a bone-preserving ...

New Report In The Journal of Nutrition Shows Soy Is Beneficial For Heart and Bone Health

... past 10 years, in part because of the low rate of hip fractures among Asians, a population known to ... an 8 and 9 percent increase in spinal and hip bone mineral density, respectively, whereas among ... the relationship between soy intake and risk of hip fracture. Subjects provided information on the ...

Proactive, Low-Cost Prenatal Physical Therapy Reduces Pregnancy Complications, Eases Labor and Delivery and Shortens Recovery Time for Mothers

... women experience low back pain as well as hip pain. Many women also have difficulty recovering ... patients report notable improvements in back and hip pain and an increase in stamina and strength ... treat common diagnoses such as low back pain, hip and pelvic pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder ...

A Little Drink May Be Good for Your Bones

... a day had about 3 percent to 4 percent higher hip BMD than nondrinkers, the study found. In ... than two alcoholic drinks a day, including wine, hip and spine BMD measurements were found to be 5 ... BMD, men who had more than two drinks a day had hip and spine BMD measurements 3 percent to 5 percent ...

Safety Alert: From the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

... Mrs. Biden is recovering from a broken hip after falling at her home in Delaware. The ... information and tips for preventing falls and hip fractures in America's elderly population. ... In 2006, 368,000 people were diagnosed for hip fractures. Falls can occur anytime, ...

Hip Osteoarthritis Therapy No Better Than Placebo

... is no more effective than a placebo in treating hip osteoarthritis (OA), a new French study finds. ... little evidence to support its use in treating hip OA. This study included 85 patients with hip OA who were randomly selected to receive either a ...

In Elderly Women, Hip Fractures Often Follow Arm Breaks

... are five times more likely than normal to break a hip within a year after the arm fracture, a finding ... a relationship between upper arm fractures and hip fractures, but we wanted to determine when that ... . The exact relationship between arm and hip fractures isn't clear, but "there is evidence to ...

Arm Fractures Indicate Greater Risk of Hip Fractures in Elderly Patients

... the general population to experience a broken hip in the 12 months following the arm fracture, ... a relationship between upper arm fractures and hip fractures ( ... future fractures." Morbidity statistics for hip fracture patients are high. Dr. Clinton notes ...

Smith & Nephew Introduces Metal Liner Option for the Modular R3(TM) Acetabular Cup System

... acetabular cup system used in hip replacement and resurfacing procedures. ... polyethylene (XLPE) liners for use in total hip replacement cases, and Smith & Nephew this ... intraoperatively, but we've expanded our BHR hip portfolio to include a simple, modular cup ....

Daniel J. Berry, MD, Named Academy Second Vice President

... as president of the American Association of hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) and held previous ... American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS), the hip Society and the Mid America Orthopaedic ... including awards for clinical research from the hip Society, the Knee Society, the AAHKS, and the ...

Team of orthopedic surgeons and kinesiologists win hippest of awards

... Research Centre will be honoured with the hip Society's John Charnley Award the most prestigious award in the field of hip surgery. The award will be presented on February ... pioneers in the development of new knee and hip replacement technologies, Drs. Pascal-Andr ...

Michael L. Parks, MD, Elected to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board of Directors

... of arthritic conditions affecting the hip and knee. He is currently assistant attending ... for Special Surgery with a fellowship on the hip and Knee Service. "I am looking forward to ... Association (AOA), the American Association of hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), and the J. Robert ...

Joint Replacement Soars as Number of Docs Falls

... (HealthDay News) -- More people are lining up for hip and knee replacements, just as the number of ... "In 2016, nearly 200,000 patients who require hip replacement and 750,000 patients who require knee ... at the retirement age of doctors performing hip and knee replacements and the number of new ...

Rush University Medical Center experts present latest research findings at AAOS meeting

... p.m. Educational session: Revision in Total hip Arthroplasty: Understanding and Management of ... Educational session: Worldwide Perspective on hip Resurfacing, Thursday, February 26, 4 p.m. ... session: Local Metal Reactions after Metal-Metal hip Arthroplasty, Saturday, February 28, 8:29 a.m. ...

Obesity: A Musculoskeletal Nightmare

... Minnesota, 133 patients undergoing total hip or knee replacements were assessed. Both studies concluded that total hip and knee replacements are feasible for the ... elective joint replacement surgery. Total hip Arthroplasty (THA) in the Superobese (256 ) ( ...

John J. Callaghan, MD Elected Academy First Vice President

... specializes in adult reconstruction, specifically hip and knee replacements. "Being a part of ... the past president of the American Association of hip and Knee Surgeons, the Iowa Orthopaedic Society, the hip Society and the Mid-America Orthopaedic ...

CUREXO Technology Corporation Announces 510(k) Submission to FDA for Total Knee Arthroplasty Application

... the company's recently cleared 510(k) for Total hip Arthroplasty (THA) and will offer surgeons an ... "We believe that because of our recent hip application clearance, receiving the TKA market ... for precise cavity and surface preparation for hip and knee replacement surgeries. The ...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy's OSTEORAPTOR(TM) Anchor Provides Bioabsorbable Solution for Labral Tears in the Hip and Shoulder

... First hip anchor made from bioabsorbable Hydroxyapatite ... of the OSTEORAPTOR Anchor for repair in the hip and shoulder. The device is showcased at the ... estimated 15,000 labral repair procedures in the hip joint and an estimated 185,000 procedures for the ...

Fractures in Older Adults Up Death Risk

... Study finds all breaks, not just hip fractures, tied to increased mortality,,,, ... fracture, and for at least 10 years after a hip fracture. "All low-trauma fractures are associated with premature mortality, not just hip fractures," said study senior author Dr. ...

Cementless cup device developed for hip replacements shows durability after more than 20 years

... (Chicago) When a first hip replacement fails, patients may be concerned that their options for a durable hip replacement are limited and that the prognosis is ... even twenty years after repeat or "revision" hip replacement. The implant utilized, the ...

CUREXO Technology Corporation Names Brent D. Mittelstadt as President & CEO

... to develop a surgical robot system to assist with hip and knee replacement surgery. In 2007, ISS with ... for precise cavity and surface preparation for hip and knee replacement surgeries. The ... System has been cleared by the U.S. FDA for Total hip Arthroplasty procedures; making it the only ...

Hip Replacement Patients at Possible Risk, Cleveland Law Firm Adds Zimmer Durom Cup Lawsuit Info on SpangLaw.com

... Concern is mounting for thousands of hip replacement patients on the news of the Zimmer ... ". After discovering an unexpected number of hip implant failures, Zimmer Inc. voluntarily recalled one of its artificial hip implants, the Zimmer Durom® Cup. Some of the ...
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