Spine Procedures, Practices and News
January 05, 2012
The research team at the Joint Replacement Institute at St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles has received The Hip Society's Frank Stinchfield Award, according to a practice news release.
A team of orthopedic surgeons and engineers, including Joshua Jacobs, MD, of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago, recently made a discovery about the structure of metal-on-metal hip implants, according to an MOR news release.
December 16, 2011
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that liberal blood transfusion in postoperative hip surgery patients doesn't have an impact on the patients' recover or rate of death, according to a Robert Wood Johnson Medical School news release.
December 12, 2011
Zimmer has announced the availability of its CLS Brevius Hip Stem with Kinectiv Technology in the United States, according to a Zimmer news release.
The use of biophosphonates among patients undergoing total hip or knee arthroplasty can improve implant survival over time, according to a report published in the British Medical Journal.
November 30, 2011
Marc Philippon, MD, a hip surgeon at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., recently performed hip surgery on professional golfer Brandt Snedeker, according to a Fox News report.
November 30, 2011
A new study led by Art Sedrakyan, MD, of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, recently found that new metal-on-metal and ceramic-on-ceramic hip implants have no better outcomes than traditional polyethylene implants, according to a Weill Cornell news release.
November 23, 2011
Michael Bronson, MD, chief of joint replacement surgery and associate professor of orthopedic surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, is now performing anterior total hip replacements at the hospital, according to a hospital news release.
November 16, 2011
Surgery for hip impingement among athletes is becoming more common and is performed more often on younger athletes than in previous years, despite the lack of evidence for the efficacy of the procedure, according to a report from the New York Times.