Study finds no categorical evidence to support the use of prophylactic antibiotics during dental procedures or delaying invasive procedures following primary total joint arthroplasty.
New study evaluates the impact of preoperative functional status on short-term outcomes following total hip arthroplasty.
A review of 11 Cleveland Clinic system hospital sites found length of stay is the most important cost driver in total hip and knee replacement, and that length of stay is impacted by which day surgery is scheduled.
The case of this 49-year-old man is only the second known report of hemipelvectomy in a patient refusing transfusion — and the first to employ tranexamic acid to manage bleeding.
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Intraoperative use of tranexamic acid for appropriate THA and TKA cases trimmed Cleveland Clinic’s transfusion rate from 33 to 18 percent in little over a year. Read about the program’s rationale and benefits.
Most traditional approaches to total hip arthroplasty employ the lateral decubitus position, but anterior total hip arthroplasty offers many advantages in the hands of an experienced surgeon.