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After hip replacement, mobile compression device cuts VTE without bleeding risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new battery-operated compression device is at least as effective as low-molecular weight heparin in preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE) after hip arthroplasty, but with a lower risk of major bleeding, new research...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, the selective estrogen-receptor modulator lasofoxifene cuts the risks of fractures, estrogen-receptor-positive breast cancer, coronary disease, and stroke, the international PEARL...

Imaging techniques in spine surgery

Minimally invasive spine surgery

Arya Nick Shamie, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurosurgery, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, discusses minimally invasive spine surgery, which is becoming safer and less invasive with the use of improved imaging...