Patients with moderate to high total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein levels are at increased risk for failed arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery, researchers reported at AAOS 2017 this week.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS 2017)
Men and women want different things from their doctor and this may affect surgical outcomes, researchers reported at AAOS 2017 this week.
Elderly women are at higher risk of acquiring a fragility fracture than men, yet men are more likely to die from their injuries, researchers reported at AAOS 2017 this week.
A surprisingly low number of elderly hip fracture patients are consistently taking vitamin D, a supplement thought to be instrumental in preventing repeat fractures, shows a study presented at AAOS 2017 this week.
Including patients in the decision-making process actually improves outcomes, shows a study presented AAOS 2017 this week.