Dr. Jeremy Gililland, Dr. Victor Carlson, and Dr. Lucas Anderson answer ICJR’s questions about their technique for building and then implanting an articulating antibiotic spacer in the first stage of revision total knee arthroplasty.
A retrospective review of data from the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry suggests that the answer is yes, at least for revision total hip arthroplasty due to dislocation.
Bone loss is a common finding amongst the elderly, occurring when either the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both. This process leads to weakened bones, making a fracture easier to occur. In serious cases of bone loss, a broken hip bone can happen from something as simple as a sneeze.
High intensity physical activity in early life might help maximise peak hip strength and prevent osteoporosis in later life, according to a new study.