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replacement

1. Geology the growth of a mineral within another of different chemical composition by gradual simultaneous deposition and removal
2. a process of fossilization by gradual substitution of mineral matter for the original organic matter

replacement

[ri′plās·mənt]
(geology)
Growth of a new or chemically different mineral in the body of an old mineral by simultaneous capillary solution and deposition.
(paleontology)
Substitution of inorganic matter for the original organic constituents of an organism during fossilization.
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ActiveCare fully meets the American College of Chest Physicians' Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines (ACCP 2012) to prevent DVT after total joint replacement for the duration of treatment, from hospital to home.
Major Finding: Total joint replacement had no significant association with atherosclerosis in adults overall but was associated with it in women with hand OA.
The live surgery, performed by Dr Samih Tarabichi, director of the Total Joint Replacement Regional Center of Excellence, used a knee implant made of bone-friendly Zimmer Trabecular Metal that has elasticity similar to bone, and its cellular structure also resembles bone.
The results of a MRSA infection after a total joint replacement can be devastating.
Dr Samih Tarabichi, Director of the Total Joint Replacement Center at the American Hospital Dubai, comments: "The international market for total joint replacement surgery exploded with the technical advances made in knee implant technology and the surgical procedures, which deliver a very high rate of success (around 98 per cent) and very positive patient benefits, such as being ambulatory only two days after surgery.
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This expansion into Northwest Columbus allows OrthoNeuro to provide patients in the community of Dublin and surrounding areas with the best orthopedic and neurological care in the areas of: Sports Medicine, Foot & Ankle, Headache, Spine, Total Joint Replacement, Neurology, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
This fact must be taken into consideration when surgeons operate on patients from the Middle East, according to Dr Samih Tarabichi, director of the Total Joint Replacement Centre of Excellence at the American Hospital Dubai, who led the hospital's team to the US conference.
Washington, Feb 8 ( ANI ): Following a total joint replacement, anticoagulation drugs can prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE), a new study has revealed.
Attendees also can learn about the status of the national joint replacement registry, an effort by the non-profit American Joint Replacement Registry to gather data on all primary and revision total joint replacement procedures.
Champions Tour golfers Fred Funk and Hal Sutton, both brand ambassadors for Stryker and beneficiaries of Stryker products, will continue to promote total joint replacement while on tour, interacting with fans at the Stryker Mobility Zone and sharing stories of their personal journeys.

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