Tags » Joint Replacement

JBJS Classics: Periprosthetic Bone Loss in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Each month during the coming year, OrthoBuzz will bring you a current commentary on a “classic” article from The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery… 405 more words

Surgeon Edition

Joint Replacement: Solution for Your Everyday Aches & Pains?

It used to be that doctors would say you should wait for as long as possible to have joint replacement surgery. But now, in order to improve their patients’ quality of life and reduce pain, some doctors are recommending joint … 149 more words

Weight Management

The OSCAR 3 ultrasonic arthroplasty revision instrument for removing bone cement during prosthetic joint revision

Source:  NICE, 2014, [MIB13}

 Follow this link for full text

Date of publication:  19 November 2014

Publication type:  NICE Briefing

In a nutshell:  NICE has developed a Medtech Innovation Briefing (MIB) for the OSCAR 3 device which is used for removing polymethylmethacrylate bone cement during joint revisions, and for cutting and removing bone in orthopaedic applications. 52 more words


Shoulder Joint Replacement

Although shoulder joint replacement is less common than knee or hip replacement, it is just as successful in relieving joint pain.

Shoulder replacement surgery was first performed in the United States in the 1950s to treat severe shoulder fractures. 169 more words