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Patients Do Not Improve Activity Level After Hip Replacement

June 17, 2021. 3:15 PM CDT.

Findings despite surgery success in aiding pain, physical performance

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OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Factors ID’d for Unnecessary Preoperative Testing for Low-Risk Surgery

June 16, 2021

About half of patients receive one or more routine tests before lumpectomy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, or inguinal hernia repair


Stressors of Integrating Work, Life Higher for Female Faculty

June 15, 2021

Since COVID-19, faculty more likely to consider leaving, reducing employment, especially female faculty members


Third COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Tried in Organ Transplant Recipients

June 15, 2021

Six patients with low-positive antibody levels following standard vaccination achieved high-positive levels after dose 3


Rates of Reamputation High in Patients With Diabetes

June 15, 2021

Rates of reamputation have not changed for at least two decades


NSAIDs Better Than Codeine for Outpatient Postoperative Pain

June 14, 2021

Global assessments at six and 24 hours better with NSAID use, and fewer adverse effects, including bleeding events, reported


Adjuvant Nivolumab Slows Muscle-Invasive Urothelial Carcinoma

June 14, 2021

Disease-free survival was longer with adjuvant nivolumab in intention-to-treat population, for those with PD-L1 expression at least 1 percent


Women Present With More Advanced Acute Aortic Dissection

June 14, 2021

After adjustment, female sex trended toward higher in-hospital mortality overall, but not in the last decade of enrollment


Hemodialysis Patients Have Antibody Response to COVID-19 Vaccine

June 11, 2021

But few kidney transplant recipients develop anti-spike SARS-CoV-2 antibodies after second mRNA vaccine dose


Heart Transplant Outcomes Comparable in Advanced Age

June 09, 2021

Five-year mortality did not differ for adults aged ≥70 years and <70 years after adjustment for relevant confounders


Second-Opinion Strategy Analyzed for Cutaneous Melanocytic Lesions

June 09, 2021

Decision-analytic model shows selective second-opinion strategy could increase diagnostic accuracy, decrease population-level costs


Cardiac Monitor Implant Detects A-Fib in More Stroke Patients

June 09, 2021

Rate of incident AF over 12 months higher with implant versus usual care with external cardiac monitoring in patients with ischemic stroke


Gap Between Mortality in Rural and Urban Areas Has Increased

June 08, 2021

Difference increased in age-adjusted mortality rates between large metropolitan areas, rural areas from 1999 to 2019


Mortality Increased for Racial/Ethnic Minorities With TBI

June 08, 2021

Hazard ratio for in-hospital mortality 2.21 for minority patients after adjustment for injury type, probability of survival, operative status


E-Scooter Accidents Most Common on Summer Weekends

June 08, 2021

One-fourth of accidents requiring emergency department visit result in hospital admission, surgery


Benefits of Deep Brain Stimulation Persist in Parkinson Disease

June 03, 2021

Reductions in time spent with dyskinesia, time spent in the off state, and in dopaminergic drugs sustained for more than 15 years