A team of researchers set out to investigate the cost-effectiveness of PRP injections in delaying the need for total knee arthroplasty. They reported their findings in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.
Nicolas Piuzzi, MD, Adult Joint Reconstruction Research Director and Staff at Cleveland Clinic, recently authored an article published in JAMA Surgery that outlines challenges and opportunities for evidenced-based surgery within orthopaedics. He shares his insights and offers solutions to effectively collect and leverage data into clinical practice.
Analysis suggests morbidly obese patients may have more complications, such as readmission, reoperation and superficial infection, following joint replacement procedures.
Study finds no categorical evidence to support the use of prophylactic antibiotics during dental procedures or delaying invasive procedures following primary total joint arthroplasty.