Becker’s has reported on four studies since Aug. 23 that spine and orthopedic surgeons should know.
1. Taking aspirin after a joint replacement surgery could increase the risk of blood clots, according to a study published Aug. 23 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
2. A study published in The Spine Journal concluded that patient improvement in neck pain was greater than improvement in arm pain following cervical disc replacements.
3. A study published in the July 2022 edition of Operative Neurosurgery supports the long-term use of Premia Spine’s Tops spinal joint replacement system.
4. Pacira BioSciences’ Exparel drug was found to be effective in treating pain after total knee replacements, according to a study.