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Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients With Avascular Necrosis After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

The immunosuppressive regimens required for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation predispose recipients to complications, including avascular necrosis. Cancer-related comorbidities, immunosuppression, and poor bone quality theoretically increase the risk for perioperative medical complications, infection, and implant-related complications in total joint arthroplasty.

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Aspirin as Good a Clot Buster as Pricey Drugs After Joint Replacement

Good old aspirin is just as effective as newer, expensive drugs at preventing blood clots after hip or knee replacement, a new clinical trial suggests.

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Vitamin E-infused highly crosslinked PE cups yielded lower wear rates after THA

Patients who received a vitamin E-infused highly crosslinked polyethylene cup during total hip arthroplasty experienced lower wear rates during the first 3 years compared with patients who received an ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene cup, according to results.

Source: Healio

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