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  • Managing Pain With Fewer Opioids After Joint Replacement

    Using two or more pain control methods after hip and knee replacement surgery rather than opioid painkillers alone reduces risks to patients, a new study finds.

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  • New Hip-Replacement Study Anticipates Growth

    Hip replacements are among the most common elective surgeries performed in the United States. And its popularity is increasing, according to a new study.

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  • Less pain post TKA with addition of peripheral nerve blocks

    Addition of an interspace between the popliteal artery and capsule of the posterior knee (IPACK) block and adductor canal block (ACB) to periarticular injection (PAI) is associated with less pain after total knee arthroplasty (TKA), according to a study presented at the 2018 World Congress on Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, held from April 19 to 21 in New York City.

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  • Evaluating VTE Risk in Revision THA Patients

    A study presented at the AAOS Annual Meeting shows that healthy revision total hip arthroplasty patients have about the same chance of developing a deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism as healthy patients undergoing primary hip replacement.

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  • SAME-DAY HIP RAPLACEMENT

    Mr. Burk, 54 years old, had what NYU Langone calls same-day hip-replacement surgery, which practitioners say offers faster recovery times and less postoperative pain. With traditional hip surgery, patients typically spend days recovering in the hospital and may need additional time in a rehabilitation center.

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