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    Yoga teachers beware!

    Today's latest news: Yoga's popularity does not look like it will wane any time soon. Its physical benefits for flexibility and balance, as well as its spiritual connection, mean it's practised by millions across the world. And that means a need for more and more yoga teachers. But now, there...
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    Longevity of hips and knees

    Apologies, I ought to have added two responses to the above article that appeared in the same issue of The Lancet published on 31st August 2019. As Jonathan Evans and colleagues report, survivorship of total hip replacement was 85·7% (95% CI 85·0–86·5) at 15 years, 78·8% (77·8–79·9) at 20...
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    Longevity of hips and knees

    Another article from The Lancet on this subject: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(19)31780-5/fulltext We read with interest the Articles by Jonathan Evans and colleagues on implant survival after knee and hip replacements. Based on an exhaustive literature review...
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    Apprehensive about upcoming bilateral PKRs (Sept 18th)

    This is a good paper published today in The Lancet: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(19)31612-5/fulltext This valuable study adds strength to previous data, which suggested no difference in clinical outcomes between PKR and TKR. Although it is underpowered to...
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    [THR] Worried I may have infection<<

    The Lancet have just published a great article on knee infections. In the largest study of its kind, researchers from the Muscoskeletal Research Unit at the University of Bristol have identified the most important risk factors for developing severe infection after knee replacements. The...
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    Delete personal data to comply with current regulation

    Unfortunately I have provided too much data regarding a hip problem with my son's mother in law that needs to be deleted. How do I delete certain areas of my postings please?
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    Longevity of hips and knees

    Article published in The Times today gives encouragement: Most hip and knee replacements 'last longer than thought' By Philippa Roxby Health reporter, BBC News 15 February 2019 Eight out of 10 knee replacements and six out of 10 hip replacements last as long as 25 years, says a large study...
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    THR in early 40s, what's the quid pro quo in later years?

    This may be a solution to the young adult for hip replacement - provided the initial trials are successful> New hip resurfacing implant could lead to better outcomes for patients Surgeons are treating patients with a new type of hip implant that could lead to better outcomes for younger...
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    Renal insufficiency does not increase with MoM THR

    This has just been posted on the BBC News site: Patients lose hip replacement court case Hundreds of patients have lost the first round of a legal battle for compensation at the High Court over allegedly "defective" hip implants. A judge ruled that manufacturer DePuy was not liable to the...
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    Patients may live longer after hip replacement

    Let me know if it works!:snork:
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    Patients may live longer after hip replacement

    Hip replacement surgery not only improves quality of life but is also associated with increased life expectancy, compared to people of similar age and sex, reports a study in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, a publication of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons. A decade after...
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    Renal insufficiency does not increase with MoM THR

    This gives some more information concerning metal-on-metal hips: A new study published in January (2018) has found that the rate of metal-on-metal (MoM) hip implant patients undergoing revision (or re-do) surgery has increased over time. The observed differences are in part due to increased...
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    NJR updated

    Here is the latest, January 2018, NJR Bulletin for information http://webactivate.hqip.org.uk/index.php?action=social&chash=c058f544c737782deacefa532d9add4c.450
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    NJR updated

    Here's the latest from The National Joint Registry (UK) http://webactivate.hqip.org.uk/index.php?action=social&chash=8dd48d6a2e2cad213179a3992c0be53c.445
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    NJR updated

    The latest eBulletin from the National Joint Register is here: http://webactivate.hqip.org.uk/index.php?action=social&chash=b83aac23b9528732c23cc7352950e880.416
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    NJR updated

    Another NJR Bulletin for info: some of the presentations of the NJR Annual Report are difficult to hear. http://webactivate.hqip.org.uk/index.php?action=social&chash=a8c88a0055f636e4a163a5e3d16adab7.391
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    NJR updated

    The 14th Annual Report has just been published for 2016/2017. http://www.njrcentre.org.uk/njrcentre/NewsandEvents/NJR14thAnnualReportrecordnumberofproceduresduring201617/tabid/1453/Default.aspx
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    Smoking and joint replacements

    Smoking a risk factor for early failure in primary, revision THA April 13, 2012 Researchers found smoking to be a significant risk factor for early failure in complex primary and revision total hip arthroplasties, even with the use of ultraporous acetabular components. Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr...
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    NJR updated

    Here is the latest from the National Joint Register: http://webactivate.hqip.org.uk/index.php?action=social&chash=6883966fd8f918a4aa29be29d2c386fb.377

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