Since last summer, Ranganathan and his team — consisting of Jill Sharkey, a member of Rowan University's class of 2017, and Ridwan Murshed, a Rowan grad student from Bangladesh — have been working to develop new pieces that would administer controlled antibiotics into the body and prevent the need to open up patients a second or third time.
Study to evaluate outcomes of different hip replacement techniques using mobile gait analysis system
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have launched a pilot study using a portable gait analysis mat to determine early outcomes of several different hip replacement techniques. Gait analysis provides information about the way an individual walks.
Robotic-assisted surgery aims to improve TKA by enhancing the surgeon's ability to optimize soft tissue balancing, reproduce alignment, and restore normal knee kinematics.
The CDC released guidelines in March 2016 urging prescribers to reduce the use of opioids in favor of safer alternatives in the treatment of chronic pain. Physical therapy is one of the recommended non-opioid alternatives.
This article highlights the most common indications for revision after THA and offers recommendations for how to approach revision of the femoral component.