- 100,000th Robotic-Arm Assisted Joint Replacement Procedure Performed in the U.S. with Stryker’s Mako System
- AAOS to CMS: Decision for outpatient TKA should remain patient-surgeon choice
- Anterior and Posterior Approach have Same Outcome at 6 Months Study 2016
- Anterior Approach Dr Zeegen
- Approaches Surgery Pritchett
- Benefit of Direct Posterior Approach for THR by Dr. Anthony K. Hedley
- Cas Not Superior For Thr 2014
- Computer Assisted Total Hip Replacement Surgery By Dr. Mayuri Meshram
- Direct Anterior vs
AAOS New’s Release September 06, 2017
Original Press Release Here
Washington, DC–On August 30, 2017, the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on its “Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems” proposed rule. The comments highlight a number of concerns, including those related to computed/digital radiography changes, social risk factors and risk stratification, physician-owned hospitals, and needed health care system … Read the Rest
Published on Jul 17, 2015 Dr. Hedley of Hedley Orthopaedic Institute talks about the direct anterior approach versus the direct posterior approach to hip replacement.
“I think I can honestly say that I have done every approach to the hip there is, and I’ve settled on the approach that I use for–what I consider–a number of very good reasons,” says Dr. Hedley, founder of Hedley Orthopaedic Institute (Phoenix, Mesa and Tempe, AZ). http://www.hedleyortho.com/hedley/
“I’ve now … Read the Rest
Milestone highlights growing adoption of the first and only robotic technology that can be used to perform total knee, partial knee and total hip replacements.
News provided by Stryker Orthopaedics 06 Jun, 2017, 08:00 ET
Published on Dec 4, 2013
Watch Dr. Steven Kassman’s minimal incision posterolateral approach for hip replacement. Come see how Dr. Kassman can provide you with the best treatment and care for your orthopedic needs.
WATERLOO, ON, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Intellijoint Surgical® is proud to announce that intellijoint HIP® has now – only one year after commercial launch – been used in over 1,000 total hip replacement procedures in the United States, Canada and Australia. intellijoint HIP® is a novel medical device providing 3D mini-optical navigation for orthopaedic surgeons. The one thousandth case using intellijoint … Read the Rest
“Short-term outcome and complication data from the state joint replacement registry demonstrate that total hip arthroplasty performed using either the direct anterior approach or posterior approach have no compelling advantage over each other, including no difference in the dislocation risk,” Joseph D. Maratt, MD, of the University of Michigan Health System, said in his presentation.… Read the Rest
March 3, 2016 ORLANDO, Fla
The surgical approach to total hip replacement (THR)—either from the front of the body or the side/back (anterior versus posterior)—has no impact on outcomes six months after surgery, according to research presented today at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
Total hip replacement is extremely common with more than 300,000 surgeries performed in the U.S. each year. Traditionally, most THRs … Read the Rest
Dr. Peterson received extensive training in hip replacement while at the Mayo Clinic. He uses minimally invasive techniques including smaller incisions and muscle sparing approaches. His approach is called the Mini-Posterior approach. This approach enters the hip joint through the capsule in the back of the joint and avoids cutting the main hip abductor muscles which are responsible for walking without a limp. The main… Read the Rest
November 7, 2014 – Patients had earlier hospital discharge and better pain relief after undergoing total hip arthroplasty performed with a direct anterior approach vs. a posterior approach; however, no significant differences were seen for subjective or objective function at 6 weeks, according to study results presented here by Cale Jacobs, PhD…
…Of the 51 patients with 6 weeks of follow-up, those randomized to the direct anterior approach had significantly greater … Read the Rest