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Dr Della Valle featured in Becker’s Orthopedic Review’s “65 orthopedic surgeons recommended by orthopedic surgeons”

beckerslogoDr. Della Valle is featured in Becker’s Orthopedic Review’s “65 orthopedic surgeons recommended by orthopedic surgeons”. Dr. Della Valle was recommended by Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD.

The article says the following about Dr. Della Valle, “Since completing his fellowship training in 2002, he has performed more than 7,000 hip and knee replacements. He is an avid researcher co-authored nearly 150 peer reviewed scientific papers, more than 60 book chapters and edited 12 text books.”

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New York Times Article on Joint Replacement

New_York_Times_logoThe New York Times recently published an article entitled “After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home”. The article highlights the growing number of Americans who are opting for knee or hip replacement surgery.

The author, Jane E. Brody, says, “As someone who has had both knees replaced, I can attest to the vast improvement in quality of life the surgery bestowed. I can walk and cycle for miles and swim daily without pain, and I can sit through operas, plays and concerts without stiffness.”

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Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery

AAHKSThe a recent study by past AAOS President William J. Hozack, MD and colleagues concluded that “patients who go straight home from the hospital following hip or knee replacement surgery recover as well as, or better than, those who first go to a rehabilitation center.”

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Orthopedics Today: “Direct anterior, posterior approach yielded similar outcomes after THA”

Orthopedics TodayOrthopedics Today recently published an article entitled, “Direct anterior, posterior approach yielded similar outcomes after THA”. The article describes how researchers found no differences in the dislocation rate between the direct anterior vs. posterior approach.

The article says, “Use of the direct anterior approach or posterior approach during total hip arthroplasty resulted in similar short-term outcomes and complications, according to results presented at the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Spring Meeting.”

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Dr. Della Valle’s Study wins the Carl L. Nelson, M.D. Physician in Training Award

Mid-AmericanOrthopaedicAssociationThe Program Committee of the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association has selected one of Dr. Della Valle’s recent studies as the winner of the Carl L. Nelson, M.D. Physician in Training Award.

Dr. Della Valle will be speaking about the study at the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting on April 15 in Bonita Springs, Florida.

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Dr. Della Valle’s Presentation chosen for inclusion in the Best of AAOS

AAOS logoOne of Dr. Della Valle’s recent presentations, entitled “Hypoalbuminemia Predicts Joint Infection, Pneumonia, and Readmission After Total Joint Arthroplasty”, has been chosen by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) for inclusion in their Best of AAOS presentation. The Best of AAOS presentation will take place Friday, March 4, at the AAOS Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL.

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Dr. Della Valle recipient of The Mark Coventry, MD Award

The Knee SocietyDr. Della Valle has been selected as the recipient of The Mark Coventry, MD Award for his paper titled, “Oral Antibiotics Reduce Reinfection Following 2-Stage Exchange: A Multi-Center, Randomized Controlled Trial.”.

He will present the paper at The Knee Society/AAHKS Specialty Day program (AAOS 2016 Annual Meeting) on Saturday, March 5, 2016, in, Orlando, FL.

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Dual Mobility Implants for an Unstable Total Hip Arthroplasty

In the abstract from his presentation at International Congress for Join Reconstruction’s Pan Pacific Orthoapedic Congress, Dr. Della Valle shares data showing that dual mobility implants are better than constrained liners for patients who present with dislocation after a total hip arthroplasty.

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Dr. Della Valle elected to 3rd Vice President of AAHKS

AAHKS-logoDr. Della Valle has been elected to 3rd Vice President of American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).

Established in 1991, the mission of the AAHKS is to advance hip and knee patient care through education and advocacy.

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