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  • Hip preservation surgery and the acetabular fossa – a canary in a coal mine?

    This study aimed to determine the function of the acetabular fossa. The morphology and physiology of the fossa may play a role in decision-making for hip preservation surgery. We aimed to determine if the acetabular fossa has a biological capacity of response to pre-arthritic and arthritic hip disease.

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  • Obesity increases the risk of early hip fracture in postmenopausal women

    Obese women have an increased risk of hip fracture earlier than others, already well before the age of 70, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. The study followed 12,715 women for a period of 25 years. The new findings from the Osteoporosis Risk Factor and Prevention (OSTPRE) study were published in Osteoporosis International.

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  • Injuries and Conditions That Can Cause Hip Pain

    Hip pain is a common problem, and it can be confusing because there are many causes, including a hyperextended hip, arthritis, or a fracture. It is important that you seek medical attention for your hip pain so the cause of your symptoms can be identified and appropriate treatment can be directed at the underlying problem.

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  • The use of dual mobility implants in total hip arthroplasty

    Mid-term data show that today’s dual mobility constructs can provide excellent stability and range of motion in primary and revision total hip arthroplasty when patients are at a higher risk for dislocation. Modern implant designs have successfully mitigated several major failure mechanisms in older systems.

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  • Osteoporosis is underdiagnosed and undertreated in older men

    A new study reveals that many older men who experience a fracture are still underdiagnosed with and undertreated for osteoporosis. Details of the study was presented at ACR Convergence, the American College Rheumatology's annual meeting

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