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  • Tranexamic Acid Shows No Associated Complications in Certain High-Risk Patients

    The research is intended to address a knowledge gap on the use of tranexamic acid, a drug that is currently used in the majority of patients undergoing hip and knee replacement surgery. The current study adds weight to the conclusion of smaller prior studies that show there is no evidence suggesting the drug carries more complications in high-risk patients.

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  • Exercises to Help With Hip Tendonitis

    If you have hip tendonitis, you may benefit from exercise to help relieve your pain. Exercise for hip tendonitis can help strengthen muscles, offering more support to your hip joint and improving your ability to move normally.

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  • Risk for Acute Kidney Injury High With Protocol for Post-TKA Infection

    Among patients with normal renal function at baseline who are treated with a high-dose antibiotic-loaded bone cement (ALBC) spacer and systemic antibiotic therapy after resection of a periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) following a primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA), 14 percent develop acute kidney injury (AKI), according to a study published online March 29 in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.

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  • Management of Patellar Maltracking During Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty

    A 70-year-old woman presents with worsening right knee pain and new onset knee “buckling” and instability 11 years after primary total knee arthroplasty. Radiographs show progressive displacement and maltracking of her patella, with possible patellar component dissociation. What is the best way to approach her revision surgery?

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  • What can cause hip pain when sitting?

    Hip pain while sitting can range from mild discomfort to severe. The hip joint may also feel stiff or pop while sitting. Medical conditions, injuries, and incorrect posture can cause hip pain when sitting.

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  •  J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Howard University Alumni Association
  • Joint Implant Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery