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Joint Replacement in 23 Hours: Is It Right for You? - Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)



Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)
 
Joint Replacement in 23 Hours: Is It Right for You? 
Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)
The best candidates for a 23-hour joint replacement typically are patients who need a hip or knee replacement who are younger and in overall good health, says orthopedic surgeon Kim Stearns, MD. That means those who are in a normal weight range and don ...

 


One in five older adults experience brain network weakening ... - Science Daily



One in five older adults experience brain network weakening ... 
Science Daily
A new study finds that 23 percent of adults age 60 and older who underwent a total knee replacement experienced a decline in activity in at least one region of the brain responsible for specific cognitive functions. Fifteen percent of patients declined ...

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Florida Hospital Waterman unveils Mako-assisted surgery - Daily Commercial



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Florida Hospital Waterman unveils Mako-assisted surgery 
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TAVARES ? Florida Hospital Waterman in Lake County now offers patients Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Knee Replacement. This latest advancement in joint replacement surgery transforms the way total knee replacements are performed. According to the ...

 


Let's Move QC: Knee replacement keeps Moline traveler a step ahead - WQAD.com



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Let's Move QC: Knee replacement keeps Moline traveler a step ahead 
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The Group Tour Coordinator at Blue Horizon Travel has tallied visits to 75 countries, but knee pain nearly forced her to unpack for good. "If you're in pain, that's going to slow you down," she said. "It's only going to get worse." That realization was ...

 


Black patients lose 72,000 QALYs due to total knee replacement ... - Healio



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Black patients lose 72,000 QALYs due to total knee replacement ... 
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Racial disparities in the rates of total knee replacement among patients with osteoarthritis have resulted in blacks losing the equivalent of 72000 quality-adjusted life years, according to findings published in Arthritis Care and Research.?Total knee ...
The impact of lower total knee replacement rates in black Americans ... EurekAlert (press release)

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Study finds brain network weakening in many older adults after knee replacement surgery - News-Medical.net



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Study finds brain network weakening in many older adults after knee replacement surgery 
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A new University of Florida study finds that 23 percent of adults age 60 and older who underwent a total knee replacement experienced a decline in activity in at least one region of the brain responsible for specific cognitive functions. Fifteen ...

 


Knee Replacement Rates and Outcomes Vary by Race in the United States - Rheumatology Advisor



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Knee Replacement Rates and Outcomes Vary by Race in the United States 
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African Americans who undergo total knee replacement (TKR) surgery experience a significant loss of quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs), which is a result of both racial disparities in TKR use and increased postoperative complications, according to a ...

 


Health Matters: When to Have a Partial Knee Replacement - NBC2 News



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Health Matters: When to Have a Partial Knee Replacement 
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For years, Harlan Hummel struggled with knee pain. ?Walking was difficult,? he said. After years of trying to manage the pain, Harlan opted for a partial knee replacement. ?A partial knee replacement is resurfacing one specific area of the knee as ...

 


20-year-old Fort Mill man had terminal cancer. He got married Tuesday, died Friday. - The Herald



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20-year-old Fort Mill man had terminal cancer. He got married Tuesday, died Friday. 
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Twenty-year-old Alex W. Guerrero knew last week he was dying. The bone cancer he had fought since 2015 was terminal. His fiancee, Morgan Gaile Krohn, 22, and a childhood cancer survivor herself, said she knew it too. ?Alex was my soul mate, the one ...

 


East Cooper Medical Center performs first robotic-arm assisted total knee replacement in the state - Moultrie News



East Cooper Medical Center performs first robotic-arm assisted total knee replacement in the state 
Moultrie News
East Cooper Medical Center performs South Carolina's first Mako Total Knee Replacement surgery. The breakthrough surgery was completed using a robotic-arm assisted technology for the placement of the knee implant. East Cooper Medical Center is the only ...