Take Intraoperative Steps to Reduce Joint Infection Risk
With an increasing number of total knee arthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty procedures being performed in the United States, the rate of failure has also increased. In its annual report, the American Joint Replacement Registry listed infection as a leading cause of TKA and THA revisions from 2012 to 2016. Research has also shown failures due to periprosthetic joint infection are expected to increase at an annual rate of between 38,000 cases and 270,000 cases by the year 2030.
Lee v. Padgett: Ceramic-Ceramic Bearings in Patients 60 Assures Longevity
This week’s Orthopaedic Crossfire® debate was part of the 33rd Annual Current Concepts in Joint Replacement® (CCJR®), Winter meeting, which took place in Orlando. This week’s topic is “Ceramic-Ceramic Bearings in Patients <60 Assures Longevity.” For is Gwo-Chin Lee, M.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Opposing is Douglas E. Padgett, M.D., Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York. Moderating is Thomas S. Thornhill, M.D., Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
AJRR: 2017 Annual Report on 860,000 Hip, Knee Arthroplasties
The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) has just released its 2017 Annual Report on hip and knee arthroplasty data at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) 2017 Annual Meeting.
According to AJRR, “The 2017 Annual Report analyzes data on 860,080 hip and knee replacement procedures from 4,755 surgeons at 654 institutions.”
A Look at U.S. Hip and Knee Replacement Patterns
Total knee procedures represent nearly 60% of joint replacements and women make up about 60% of the total joint population. Those are just a couple of the many trends in knee and hip arthroplasty you'll find in the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) 2017 Annual Report.
AJRR Releases 2017 Annual Report on Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Data
The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) releases its 2017 Annual Report on hip and knee arthroplasty data today at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) 2017 Annual Meeting. The information in this year’s report gives the most comprehensive picture to date of patterns of hip and knee arthroplasty in the U.S. This is the fourth annual report that AJRR has released.
AJRR Issues 2017 Annual Report
The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) has issued its 2017 Annual Report on hip and knee arthroplasty data. The report analyzes data on 860,080 hip and knee replacement procedures performed by 4,755 surgeons at 654 organizations.
8 Key Trends on Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeries
The American Joint Replacement Registry released its 2017 Annual Report, outlining data on hip and knee replacements. The report, released at the 2017 American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting in Dallas, Nov. 2 to Nov. 5, includes data from 654 institutions and 4,755 surgeons who performed 860,080 hip and knee replacements.
AJRR: First-Ever Data Summary for Patients
The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) has announced the publication of the 2016 Report to the Public About Hip and Knee Replacements, the first-ever patient summary of the clinical data available in its Annual Report.Continue Reading
Replacement Joints with Antibiotics on Board Mean Lower Chance of Infection & Fewer Surgeries
For about a million Americans each year, a joint replacement brings relief from pain and restored mobility. But 5-10% of those people have to endure another surgery within seven years, and most of those are due to an infection in their new joint.Continue Reading
7 Insights Into the U.S. Total Joint Arthroplasty Market
The American Joint Replacement Registry released its 2016 annual report, offering analytical insights into the U.S. total joint arthroplasty network.Continue Reading
AJRR Publishes 1st Patient Annual Report on Hip, Knee Replacements: 4 Things to Know
The American Joint Replacement Registry unveiled its "2016 Report to the Public About Hip and Knee Replacements." Here are 4 things to know:Continue Reading
AJRR Releases Annual Report for Patients About Hip, Knee Replacement Surgery
The American Joint Replacement Registry announced it has published the 2016 Report to the Public About Hip and Knee Replacements, which is a patient summary of clinical data found in its annual report.