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  • Meniscal Transplant in Patients under age 50

    Most patients younger than age 50 with a torn or severely damaged meniscus experienced reduced pain and improved knee function following transplant surgery, according to a study in the August 5 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery …

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  • Speaker: Total Joint Arthroplasty on Obese Patients

    Although performing total joint arthroplasty on obese patients can be technically challenging and presents complications, a presenter at the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Annual Spring Meeting highlighted that surgeons should not deny patients the procedure based solely on their …

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  • What Does a Worn Out Hip Joint Look Like?

    Dr. Dan Albright, an Orthopedic Surgeon in Raleigh, NC, uses models to show what a degraded hip joint looks like. He discusses why pain is caused in the hip joint and why replacing the joint brings pain relief to patients. …

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  • Canal-to-Diaphysis Ratio as an Osteoporosis-Related Risk Factor for Hip Fractures

    Prevention of osteoporosis is essential to health, quality of life, and independence in the elderly. The accepted diagnostic method for evaluation of fracture risk after osteopenia and osteoporosis is the measurement of bone mineral density with dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA).

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  • Orthopedics and Nutrition

    Being overweight can cause a number of health issues including damage to joints. Our joints are just not designed to carry large amounts of excess weight. In this video, Dr. Dan Albright,, an orthopedic surgeon from Raleigh, NC, discusses the

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  • An Anterior-based Muscle-sparing Approach to THA

    A 66-year-old female who has acetabular protrusio and end-stage osteoarthritis of the right hip undergoes total hip arthroplasty through the ABMSparing approach. According to the authors, this approach avoids the complications of wound healing that can occur with an approach

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  • Precautions After Knee Surgery

    Dr. Dan Albright, Orthopedic Surgeon from Raleigh, North Carolina, discusses the precautions a patient must take after knee replacement surgery. Precautions are different for partial replacement and full replacement. Watch the video to find out the restrictions. For a consultation

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  • Common Hip Problems leading to Hip Replacement Surgery

    Hip replacement is often seen as a sign of aging.Most people believe that only the very elderly need a hip replacement. This belief derives from the facts that bones usually weaken with age. And while there is truth in that...

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