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.
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.
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
"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
... 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
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%.
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
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
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
... polyethylene (XLPE)
liners for use in total hip
replacement cases, and Smith & Nephew this ... intraoperatively, but we've expanded our BHR hip
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
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.
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.
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
"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
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 ...