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The Big Decision, Made Official

I met with my surgeon for the last time on August 11. The only tears were happy ones.

It began with a nurse doing some vitals, followed by providing a quick pertinent history and description of symptoms to a new-to-me second year resident, I can’t remember his name off the top of my head. 1,320 more words

Joint Replacement

Brown: I'm the human face of lengthy surgery wait times

By Robert L. Brown

 I spent my life teaching actuarial science at a university. As a result, I calculated lots of numbers: averages, expected values, variances. 709 more words


Two years down the line.

It’s been some time since I posted and thought it about time I considered my progress here. 

I successfully got myself off the Tramadol completely. It was an awful month and I felt unwell for another month after that. 818 more words

Hip Replacement

Prevention of Wound Infection in a Total Joint


Patients can have an active role in the prevention of post-operative wound infections. These include management of glucose levels, cessation of smoking, proper hygiene, not removing hair to the area, and the use of antiseptic agents. 186 more words

Center For Joint Surgery And Sports Medicine

About Dr Murali Poduval

Dr Murali Poduval is a senior orthopaedic surgeon with more than 17 years practice and teaching experience in India.He is specialized in hip and knee replacement surgeries, performing both primary and revision surgeries. 438 more words


Navigating the Uncertainty of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Program

The Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) program proposed by CMS in July 2015 is accelerating the pace of payment reform, and it’s ramping up pressure on hospitals to effectively manage patients and monitor costs for joint replacements. 731 more words

Healthcare Reform