Many patients who received non-opioids were surprised by how well they relieved pain, according to data published in the Journal of Pain.
In patients who underwent total hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis, use of a crosslinked polyethylene bearing surface was linked to a significantly reduced revision rate at 16 years compared with conventional polyethylene, according to recently published results in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.
Depending on the definition for success of periprosthetic joint infection treatment, results presented at the Musculoskeletal Infection Society Annual Open Scientific Meeting showed a variation in treatment success rates.
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased disease severity among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to findings presented at the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, in Chicago.
Research into the effect of even lower aspirin doses on venous thromboembolism would be helpful.