Total Knee Arthroplasty Outcomes in Top-ranked and Non-top-ranked Orthopaedic Hospitals: An Analysis of Medicare Administrative

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Dr. Peter Cram, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, in Iowa City, IA, discusses his article appearing in the April 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which compares outcomes for Medicare patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty in US News and World Report top-ranked orthopedic hospitals and competing non–top-ranked hospitals. The study found that top-ranked hospitals did not have lower complication rates, readmission rates,...

Heisler et al. Mayo Clinic Proceedings Feb 2010 Article Re: Complication Rates in Patients undergoing Vaginal Hysterectomies

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Dr. Christine Heisler, female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgeon at Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI, discusses complication rates between local and referral patients undergoing vaginal hysterectomy at Mayo Clinic; this study was published in the February 2010 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.