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  • Medicare’s Reimbursement System Equates Outpatient TKA with Outpatient UKA

    Source - ICJR

    Reimbursement under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System fails to account for the higher level of complexity in performing total knee arthroplasty compared with unicompartmental knee arthroplasty – which could be quite costly for facilities, according to a study from The Rothman Institute.

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  • Return to Sport and Weightlifting Analysis Following Distal Biceps Tendon Repair

    Source - JSES

    Rupture of the distal biceps tendon is an increasingly frequent injury sustained predominantly by middle aged males. Despite the prevalence of sport in this age group, little is known regarding return to sport outcomes following surgery.

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  • What Do Surgeons Need to Know About Pain Management After Shoulder Surgery?

    Source - ICJR

    p>Dr. Vani Sabesan answers ICJR’s questions about multimodal pain management following shoulder procedures, the role of patient education, and how state laws are changing opioid prescribing habits.

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  • Tennis Elbow Surgery: Everything You Need to Know

    Source - Verywell Health

    A lateral epicondylitis release is a surgery commonly used to treat tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). It is used when conservative treatments fail to resolve the pain and loss of grip strength caused by this overuse injury. By cutting the damaged tendon at the point where it attaches to the bone, called the lateral epicondyle, the tension in the elbow can be relieved along with accompanying symptoms.

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  • What Is Limb Salvage?

    Source - Verywell Health

    Limb salvage is a surgical procedure to save a limb (usually one of the lower extremities) that is at high risk of amputation. The need for limb salvage can result from several different underlying causes, including various types of trauma, diabetes, vascular disease, cancer, or neuropathy.

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