When knee stiffness is confirmed, it can be treated with manipulation under anesthesia, which is successful 85% of the time.
Results from this study indicated Birmingham hip resurfacing resulted in outcomes comparable to total hip arthroplasty among young patients.
According to results recently published in Pain, many patients who took opioids prior to total knee or total hip arthroplasty persisted to use opioids 6 months postoperatively and a smaller percentage of patients who were opioid-naïve preoperatively also remained on opioids at the follow-up
Patients who underwent either same-day or inpatient hip and knee arthroplasties had no significant differences in rates of overall postoperative complications or readmission, according to results.
Results published in The New England Journal of Medicine showed no significant difference between extended prophylaxis with aspirin and Xarelto in the prevention of symptomatic venous thromboembolism after total hip or knee arthroplasty