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11 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk

Patients run risk of being denied hip replacements'

RESIDENTS risk being denied a hip replacement because Oxfordshire NHS bosses are ignoring national guidance and taking patients' weight into account, leading surgeons have warned.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sunday Herald

Fewer suffer post-operation infections

The proportion of people who suffer an infection in their surgical wound fell to 0.25 per cent for caesarean sections and 0.24 per cent for hip replacements last year.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Advocate

Strides in joint replacement techniques are helping more to improve their lives

After retiring, Dutruch's left hip constantly reminded him of the regular contact he made with bulls in the arena.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Health, Knee Replacement

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Surreycomet.co.uk

Surgeons criticise 'postcode lottery' and points system for hip replacements

Kingston patients who need a hip replacement are subjected to a "postcode lottery" and scored on a points system to decide whether they receive surgery, surgeons have said.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

GlobalNews

Increasing number of young people receiving hip replacements: specialists

Young, physically active people don't often come to mind as the typical patient for total hip replacement.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Arthritis

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

Local vets laud, decry Palo Alto VA system

Congresswoman Jackie Speier, far left; Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, center; and Palo Alto VA Director Lisa Freeman, far right, listen to local veterans at a town hall meeting at the Palo Alto VA hospital on July 7. Photo by Elena Kadvany.

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Related Topix: Palo Alto, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Anna Eshoo, Health, Life, Veteran Affairs

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Scoop

Canterbury researcher producing hip replacement sound device

A University of Canterbury mechanical engineering researcher is working on a sound device to listen to the performance of hip and joint replacements.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Orthopaedic Surgery

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Lucianne.com

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A federal appellate court here ruled that a Mexican teenager fatally shot by a Border Patrol agent was protected by the U.S. Constitution despite the fact that he was on Mexican territory at the time of the incident.

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