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Surprising # of Median Nerve Harvest Mistakes; Outpatient vs Inpatient THA; Warfarin NO Barrier to Fast Fracture Repair?

Source: Wikimedia Commons and Henry Gray (1918) Anatomy of the Human Body

Research suggests that surgeons who do an upper extremity fellowship are less likely to inadvertently harvest the median nerve. A new Rothman study finds that patients undergoing THA outpatient or inpatient should have equivalent results…if certain guidelines are followed. And HSS researchers recently looked at hip fractures in patients on warfarin and time to surgery.