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Higher infection risk associated with hip fracture than degenerative hip disease
Patients with hip fracture were more likely to have postoperative infection than patients with degenerative hip disease, according a study presented at the 15th EFORT Congress — a combined program in partnership with the British Orthopaedic Association. Read more
Early surgical intervention beneficial for intracapsular femoral fractures
Among patients with intracapsular femoral fractures, early surgical intervention enabled early postoperative mobility and prevented early post-fracture complications, according to study results. Read more
Patients at higher risk for pulmonary embolism after bilateral THA, TKA
Patients undergoing bilateral total hip or knee arthroplasty remain at a higher risk for pulmonary embolism, even after being screened before surgery, according to study results. Read more

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