• surgeons
  • Strikingly, no major procedures - the source of orthopedic surgeons' revenue - appear on the list, though documented wide variation in elective knee replacement and arthroscopy among Medicare beneficiaries suggests that some surgeries might have been appropriate for inclusion. (blogspot.com)
  • At the Lown Institute's 2015 Road to RightCare Conference , a group of maverick orthopedic surgeons identified five other procedures that, in contrast to the AAOS list, are frequently performed at great expense in the U.S. but provide little or no benefit to patients. (blogspot.com)
  • Many medical insurance providers are now reluctant to reimburse surgeons and hospitals for what can be considered a procedure which seems to create the risks of surgery with questionable or no demonstrable benefit. (wikipedia.org)
  • hospitals
  • The Trust has estimated it could to lose up to ¬£8m in income, 16% of its turnover, during 2016-17 under changes to the NHS tariff which are set to affect all specialist orthopaedic hospitals, though discussions are ongoing with Monitor and NHS England to find a solution. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Lourdes Orthopaedic Hospital (also known as Kilcreene Hospital) is a public hospital located in Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland. (wikipedia.org)
  • Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital, also known as OrthoIndy Hospital, is a 37-bed acute care hospital that specializes in musculoskeletal therapy located in Indianapolis, Indiana. (wikipedia.org)
  • Institute
  • Jean-Andr√© Venel established the first orthopedic institute in 1780, which was the first hospital dedicated to the treatment of children's skeletal deformities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spine
  • However, the procedure has also been successful in the treatment of painful primary bone tumors, such as hemangiomata, myeloma, and lymphoma, as well as metastases to the spine. (healthcommunities.com)
  • This is a procedure in which dye is injected through the needle into the bone in order to see the venous drainage of the spine and ensure adequate positioning of the needle. (healthcommunities.com)
  • He is also responsible for numerous other medical innovations that all carry his name: 'Thomas's collar' to treat tuberculosis of the cervical spine, 'Thomas's manoeuvre', an orthopedic investigation for fracture of the hip joint, Thomas test, a method of detecting hip deformity by having the patient lying flat in bed, 'Thomas's wrench' for reducing fractures, as well as an osteoclast to break and reset bones. (wikipedia.org)
  • major
  • Undergoing a day surgical procedure thereby means that the major part of the postoperative recovery takes place in the patient's home, leaving the patient and his/her supportive network responsible for the postoperative care. (diva-portal.org)
  • hospital
  • The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a single site trust based in Oswestry, Shropshire, close to the border with Wales. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Orthopaedic Hospital has been in existence as an independent hospital since 1900 and has occupied its present site since 1921. (wikipedia.org)
  • Techniques
  • Key Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery (1 ed. (wikipedia.org)
  • TTA appears to be a less invasive procedure than some other techniques for stabilizing the deficient cranial cruciate ligament such as TPLO (Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy) and TWO (Tibial Wedge Osteotomy), as TTA does not disrupt the primary loading axis of the tibia. (wikipedia.org)
  • million
  • Researchers at the Dr Foster Intelligence Unit at Imperial College London looked at more than 4 million elective procedures across the UK in 2008-11. (wikipedia.org)
  • children
  • Though, as the name implies, the discipline was initially developed with attention to children, the correction of spinal and bone deformities in all stages of life eventually became the cornerstone of orthopedic practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • P atients with heart disease who undergo orthopedic procedures are at increased risk of myocardial ischemia, but new research says a simple blood test can identify individuals who are most likely to suffer post-op cardiac complications. (outpatientsurgery.net)