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ATTENTION: Due to the COVID-19 PANDEMIC, many events are being rescheduled for a later date, converted into virtual venues, or altogether cancelled. Please check with the event organizer or website prior to planning for any forthcoming event.
15 Jul 2020 - 19 Jul 2020
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Surgical Techniques

Image: Cemented hip arthroplasty lowers revision risk (Photo courtesy of iStock)

Surgical Approach Tied to Hip Revision Risk Level

Cemented fixation is associated with a statistically significantly lower risk of revision hip arthroplasty than uncemented fixation, according to a new study. More...
07 Apr 2020
Image: Summary of the primary fascial closure (PFC) procedure (Photo courtesy of UTHSCSA)

Fascial Defect Should Be Closed During Hernia Repair

Patients who have a primary fascial closure (PFC) before mesh placement during laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR) enjoy better long-term quality of life, claims a new study. More...
02 Apr 2020
Image: Lumbar microdiskectomy is the best solution for chronic Sciatica pain (Photo courtesy of 123RF)

Microdiskectomy Bests Nonsurgical Care for Sciatica Pain

Lumbar surgery is superior to conservative treatment for chronic sciatica caused by disc herniation, according to a new study. More...
01 Apr 2020
Image: This riboflavin infused collagen gel stiffens into a solid when illuminated (Photo courtesy of Cornell University)

Two-Step Approach Helps Repair Herniated Discs

A combined therapeutic approach helps heal annulus fibrosus defects, restore nucleus pulposus hydration, and maintain native torsional and compressive stiffness, according to a new study. More...
01 Apr 2020
Image:  The BI-MENTUM monoblock dual mobility hip system (Photo courtesy of DePuy Synthes)

Dual Mobility System Reduces Hip Dislocation Risk

 A new cementless hip implant is designed to reduce the risk of dislocation, which can impact patient satisfaction and result in later revision costs. More...
25 Mar 2020
Image: The TSolution One Surgical System advances joint replacement procedures (photo courtesy of THINK Surgical)

Surgical Robotic System Advances Total Joint Replacement

 Innovative active robot technology helps surgeons perform total knee replacement (TKR) procedures with accuracy and precision. More...
23 Mar 2020
Image: The CorPath GRX robotic-assisted platform (Photo courtesy of Corindus Vascular Robotics)

Neuroendovascular Robotics Could Transform Stroke Treatment

 A new study suggests that endovascular robots could assist surgeons during diagnostic cerebral angiograms and transradial carotid artery stenting. More...
19 Mar 2020


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