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For patients with a primary diagnosis of hip or knee osteoarthritis

Total Joint Arthroplasty Linked to Reduced Risk for Falls

Risk for falls significantly reduced for patients undergoing total hip, knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis
About one in three African American patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) would be reclassified to a more severe CKD stage if the race classifier were removed from the Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration equation

Removing Race Classifier Would Impact Care in Blacks With CKD

About one in three patients would be reclassified to more severe chronic kidney disease stage
For men with a diagnosis of breast cancer during 2007 to 2016

CDC: One-Year Survival 96.1 Percent for Male Breast Cancer

Relative survival varies by stage at diagnosis, from 98.7 to 25.9 percent for localized and distant stage, respectively
For women with ductal carcinoma in situ

Addition of Radiotherapy for DCIS Cuts Risk for Subsequent Cancer

Risk higher in first five years of follow-up for those treated with breast-conserving surgery alone
For patients with diabetes mellitus and obesity

UEG: Pancreatic CA Down With Bariatric Sx for Obese With DM

Prevalence of pancreatic cancer higher in patients with predisposing diabetes and obesity without BS
Initial standalone D-dimer testing followed by whole-leg compression ultrasonography in patients with positive D-dimer can safely rule out deep vein thrombosis

Negative D-Dimer Can Safely Rule Out DVT as Standalone Test

Standalone D-dimer testing followed by whole-leg compression US in positive patients rules out DVT
About 20 percent of high-risk patients undergoing noncardiac surgery will develop one or more major adverse cardiovascular events within one year

MACE Up for High-Risk Patients After Noncardiac Surgery

Incidence of MACE 20.6 percent within 365 days in patients at increased CV risk
Patients with large polycystic kidneys can have their diseased kidneys safely removed laparoscopically at the same time as their kidney transplant surgery

Removal Plus Transplant Surgery Feasible in Polycystic Kidney Disease

Simultaneous bilateral laparoscopic nephrectomy can be done at the time of living donor kidney transplant
Bariatric surgery is associated with longer life expectancy than usual care among patients with obesity

Bariatric Surgery Linked to Longer Life Expectancy in Obesity

Adjusted median life expectancy three years longer with bariatric surgery than with usual obesity care
The amount of time spent with a provider is similar for postoperative follow-up visits performed with either an in-person visit or virtual visit

ACS: Virtual Postoperative Care More Efficient With High Satisfaction

Time spent with provider similar to in-person, but total clinic time shorter with virtual visit