Monthly Archives: November 2015

Other types of TKR complications

One last postoperative issue is osteolysis. This is when plastic or metal fragments release from the knee replacement and get into the human body. If this happens, it can cause inflammation, but again, this type of event is quite uncommon. … Continue reading

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Complications? – (Posted late on 11/30 from 11/29)

If there are any complication to TKR (total knee replacement), they typically do not occur while the person is in the hospital. It is a proven fact that most complications occur between the 30 to 90 day period after the … Continue reading

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Complications to knee replacement – (Posted late on 11/30 from 11/28)

As I stipulated earlier, knee replacement surgeries have become the norm these days. Hundreds of thousands of these surgeries have been performed since 2009 and the Agency of Research and Quality (AHRQ) is predicting that millions of these surgeries will be performed … Continue reading

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Knee injuries and replacements – (Posted late on 11/29 from 11/27)

It seems as if there are more and more individuals that are having knee replacements these days. If they have had previous injuries, there is no telling if and when another will follow. Let me tell you from personal experience … Continue reading

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What you should know about diagnostic yields – (Posted late on 11/29 from 11/26)

The Reveal LINQ insertable cardiac monitoring system has reportedly the highest diagnostic yields with clinically actionable reports. In fact, the device has a proven AF algorithm which accurately detects AF in 98.5% of their patients. The device has a simplified … Continue reading

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Understanding the wireless transmission – (Posted late on 11/29 from 11/25)

Okay, your client is now equipped with their Reveal LINQ insertable cardiac monitoring system and they have evaded all harm from infection, now they need to have you help them understand how the wireless transmission will work with their Medtronic … Continue reading

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How to care for the LINQ incision – (Posted late on 11/29 from 11/24)

When the Reveal LINQ is inserted between your client’s fourth and fifth rib on the side of the heart, there will be a 1 cm incision that will have to be tended to. Your client will go home with a … Continue reading

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