• Reverse TSA with augmented baseplate helps treat glenoid wear, bone loss

    12 days ago - By Healio

    Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty with an augmented baseplate has shown promise in patients with advanced glenoid defects, despite a lack in long-term follow-up studies that compare this procedure with other techniques.
    Thomas W. Throckmorton, MD, who performed reverse total shoulder arthroplasty with an augmented baseplate in a live surgery presented at the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Spring Meeting, told Orthopedics Today that although reverse TSA is beneficial for patients who do not have a functioning rotator cuff, it may not be ideal for patients with glenoid or
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  • A major role for a small organ in the immune response during pregnancy

    12 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    The immune system of a pregnant woman is altered during pregnancy, but not in the way previously believed, according to a new study. This study shows that the thymus, an organ of the immune system located close to the heart, plays an important role during a normal pregnancy in ensuring that the mother's immune system protects against infection while at the same time tolerating the fetus.
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  • Long-term study shows that HIV-2 is deadlier than previously thought

    12 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    A study shows that HIV-2 is more pathogenic than previously demonstrated. The new findings indicate that early treatment should be applied to all patients with HIV, not only to those with HIV-1.
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