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Total knee arthroplasty: analysis shows EXPAREL reduces length of hospital stay and improves discharge status compared to standard analgesic modality
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Today Topics

Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced results of new data showing that EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) infiltration compared to a standard analgesic regimen in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) significantly decreased the length of hospital stay and increased the likelihood that a patient would be discharged to their home rather than a care facility when released from the hospital.

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Patient Understanding, Expectations, and Satisfaction Regarding Rotator Cuff Injuries and Surgical Management
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Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 

Rotator cuff injuries are among the most common in orthopaedics, with rotator cuff repair surgery consistently reported as one of the most commonly performed orthopaedic procedures. Patient satisfaction is becoming an increasingly important outcome metric as health care continues to evolve with regard to quality measures affecting physician reimbursement.

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Hip dysplasia: When is surgery required?
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Medical Xpress

What causes hip dysplasia in adults, and can it be treated without a total hip replacement?

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Age not a factor in success of shoulder replacement surgery
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Science Daily

Whether you're younger than 65 or older than 75, age may not be a discernible factor in the success of shoulder replacement surgery, according to a new study.

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Complications of Shoulder Arthroplasty
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JB & JS

The most common complications after reverse shoulder arthroplasty in order of decreasing frequency included instability, periprosthetic fracture, infection, component loosening, neural injury, acromial and/or scapular spine fracture, hematoma, deltoid injury, rotator cuff tear, and venous thromboembolism (VTE).

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