Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare, a leading rehabilitation hospital and specialized healthcare service provider, announced today that it is now offering Mako™ partial knee replacement, a minimally invasive treatment option for adults living with knee osteoarthritis that has not yet progressed to all three compartments of the knee.
If you are looking for a medical textbook explanation, stop reading because you might be upset. My goal is an easy-to-understand conceptual explanation for a total knee replacement (TKR). This means avoiding medical jargon even doctors find confusing and maybe even making a car reference.
I hate to ruin surprises, but the answer is a resounding YES. As a kid, I believed one day I would be zipping around in a flying car and have a robot at home like The Jetsons. Well, my car doesn’t fly, but I do have a robot helping me perform surgery, and that’s pretty cool.
Suspensory femoral fixation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) grafts with fixed loop button and variable loop button devices has gained popularity for ACL reconstruction. This study examined these 2 methods of fixation to determine their effect on graft laxity and patient-reported outcome scores.
Patient factors, not procedure, linked with major complications after surgery for femoral neck fracture
The risk of major postoperative complications after hemiarthroplasty or total hip arthroplasty for treatment of femoral neck fractures is influenced by patient factors, rather than choice of procedure, according to study results.