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Acorda Therapeutics increases blood cell monitoring in Phase III programme for tozadenant for Parkinson’s disease.

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. announced that it has increased the frequency of blood cell count monitoring for participants to weekly in...

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Improved joint health in haemophilia A patients treated prophylactically with Elocta /Eloctate - SOBI + Bioverativ.

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) and Bioverativ Inc. announce the publication of interim results from a longitudinal study of joint...

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Ortus Expandable Posterior Lumbar Interbody System receives 510(k) clearance from FDA.- Atlas Spine.

Atlas Spine, Inc., a high technology, spinal implant and instrumentation company based in Jupiter, Florida, announced that the Ortus Expandable...

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Guidelines

BSR and BHPR guideline on prescribing drugs in pregnancy and breastfeeding—Part II: analgesics and other drugs used in rheumatology practice

The objective of the guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations, which do not imply a legal obligation, for clinicians to...

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BSR and BHPR guideline on prescribing drugs in pregnancy and breastfeeding—Part I: standard and biologic disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs and corticosteroids

The objective of the guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations, which do not imply a legal obligation, for clinicians when...

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Spinal injury: assessment and initial management

This guideline covers the assessment and early management of spinal column and spinal cord injury in pre-hospital settings (including ambulance...

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Journal articles

Articulating antibiotic impregnated spacers in prosthetic joint infections: Where do we stand?

Peri-prosthetic joint infection remains one of the most difficult and challenging complications following hip and knee arthroplasty for both patients and surgeons. Two-stage revision arthroplasty for infection remains the most popular...

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Improved joint health in subjects with severe haemophilia A treated prophylactically with recombinant factor VIII Fc fusion protein.

Aim: This study assessed change in joint health over time in subjects receiving recombinant factor VIII Fc fusion protein (rFVIIIFc) prophylaxis.

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Hip arthroscopy: Indications, outcomes and complications.

Hip arthroscopy has recently occupied an important place in the armamentarium of General Orthopedic and especially hip surgeons. It is an effective and innovative procedure with rapidly expanding indications.

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Clinical trials

A Study to Investigate Different Doses of BAY1213790 to Prevent Blood Clots in Patients Undergoing Elective Total Knee Replacement Surgery (FOXTROT)

This study is to compare the study drug BAY1213790 to existing therapies, ie Enoxaparin or Apixaban for the prevention of blood clotting and safety in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

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A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Somatropin in the Treatment of Patellar Tendinopathy

Patellar tendinopathy is one of the most frequent causes of non-traumatic knee pain and reduced function in patients. Standard treatment...

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Comparing Regional Anaesthesia to Systemic Analgesia to Decrease Post-Operative Delirium in Acute Hip Fracture Surgery (RASAPOD)

Post-operative delirium is common after hip fracture surgery and is associated with increased length of hospital stay, delayed recovery and...

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Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

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Physical impairments in symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement: a systematic review of the evidence

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