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    • Crush Injury/Compartment Syndrome – An Emerging Complication of the Opioid Epidemic

      Published Sep 06 2019, 09:00 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Patients found unconscious after a prolonged period of time – typically due to opioid overdose – are at risk of developing a serious complication called compartment syndrome, reports a study in the September 4, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Weight Loss Before Knee Replacement Improves Some Outcomes in Severely Obese Patients

      Published Aug 22 2019, 10:05 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      In patients with morbid obesity, losing 20 pounds before knee replacement surgery (arthroplasty) leads to fewer hospital days and other outcome improvements, reports a study in the August 21, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • The Best Tendon Choice for ACL Repair: Five-Year Follow-Up Study

      Published Jun 07 2019, 10:27 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Three different types of tendon grafts all provide good long-term outcomes in patients undergoing reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee, reports a study in the June 5, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • What Do They Mean by 'Stem Cells'? Recommended Guidelines for Reporting on Cell Therapies

      Published May 16 2019, 03:09 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Cell therapies including so-called "stem cells" are increasingly being marketed and used for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders – despite questions about these treatments and their effectiveness. A new tool for standardizing communication about cell therapies is presented in the May 15 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Timing of Steroid Shots Before Rotator Cuff Surgery Affects Infection Risk

      Published Apr 18 2019, 09:29 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      For patients undergoing arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, previous steroid injections into the shoulder don't increase the risk of surgical-site infection – unless the injection is administered within one month before surgery, reports a study in the April 17, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • In Their DNA: Rotator Cuff Stem Cells More Likely to Develop into Fat Cells

      Published Feb 06 2019, 02:49 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Why are fat deposits more likely to occur after tears of the shoulder’s rotator cuff, compared to other types of muscle injuries? An increased propensity of stem cells within with rotator cuff muscles to develop into fat cells may explain the difference, reports a study in the February 6, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Automated Text Messages Improve Outcomes after Joint Replacement Surgery

      Published Jan 17 2019, 04:23 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      An automated text messaging system increases patient engagement with home-based exercise and promotes faster recovery after total knee or hip replacement surgery, reports a study in the January 16, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Multicenter Study Supports Safety of Overlapping Orthopaedic Surgery

      Published Nov 26 2018, 02:04 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      For patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery, the use of "overlapping" procedures – where the attending surgeon is simultaneously involved in two different surgeries in different operating rooms – does not lead to an increased risk of complications, reports a study in the November 21, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • After EMR Implementation, Surgeons Spend Less Time Interacting with Patients

      Published Sep 20 2018, 02:28 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      – Implementing an electronic medical records (EMR) system at an orthopaedic clinic may have unanticipated effects on clinic efficiency and productivity – including a temporary increase in labor costs and a lasting reduction in time spent interacting with patients, reports a study in September 19, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Sustained Use of Opioids Before Spine Surgery Increases Risk of Continued Use After Surgery

      Published Jun 07 2018, 04:43 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Patients who take prescription opioids for a longer period before spinal surgery are more likely to continue using opioids several months after surgery, reports a study in the June 6, 2018, issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

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