Tag: hip replacement

Most Orthopedic Joint Surgery Lacks Scientific Justification

A meta-analysis of the 10 most common orthopedic procedures shows that most lack firm scientific support, according to British researchers. In some cases, they are...

Hospital Prices Must Now Be Transparent for Consumers

A colonoscopy might cost you or your insurer a few hundred dollars — or several thousand, depending on which hospital or insurer you use. Long...

Denosumab Promising for Osteolysis After Total Hip Replacement

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Denosumab showed biological efficacy against osteolysis after total hip replacement in a proof-of-concept trial. “Denosumab is already a well-established licensed...

California Hospitals Discuss Rationing Care as Virus Surges

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s overwhelmed hospitals are setting up makeshift...

Warfarin Use Linked to Knee and Hip Replacement in OA Patients

Patients who take the vitamin K antagonist warfarin to prevent thromboembolic events are significantly more likely to require knee or hip replacement surgery — a...

Hip Replacement May Also Ease Back Pain

By Serena McNiff HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you have a bad hip and lower back pain,...