Who is an Orthopedic Surgeon?

Orthopedic Surgeon Selection

Last updated: 26th June, 2018  Orthopedic surgeons specialize in surgeries associated with the musculoskeletal system. They are trained to operate on our skeleton and its attachments, like joints, ligaments, tendons, and their surrounding muscles and nerves. They may either perform all general surgeries related to the musculoskeletal system or have a specialization. For instance, an orthopedic […]

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Effect of age on revision after knee replacement or hip replacement

Total Knee or Hip Replacement

Last updated: 18th June, 2018  A recent study in February 2017, analyzed whether the risk of implant revision varies with patient’s age at the time of surgery, in total knee and hip replacements. Patients who had undergone total knee replacements (>54,000 patients) and total hip replacements (>64,000 patients) between 1991 and 2011 were followed up for […]

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Biodegradable Vs Metallic Screws for ACL Reconstruction

Last updated: 26th October, 2018  Reviewed by – Dr. Satish Reddy Many considering an ACL surgery have questions on what type of screws, biodegradable screws or metallic screws, would give the best outcome. There are many factors to be considered before choosing one. Let’s see the details about choosing the biodegradable screws or metallic screws for ACL Surgery. […]

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10-year study to analyze the outcomes from Total Knee Replacement

outcomes from Total Knee Replacement

Last updated: 18th June, 2018  How is a total knee replacement outcome related to the following factors? Knee condition at the time of surgery Body weight (BMI) Mental well-being Overall health Age A recent research tried to answer some of the above questions after studying data of patients who underwent total knee replacement surgery between 1999 […]

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