Editorial Comment: 2015 Knee Society Proceedings

Backstein, David; Backstein, David J
January 2016
Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Jan2016, Vol. 474 Issue 1, p38
Academic Journal
In the article, the author comments on the topics discussed in the 2015 Knee Society Proceedings such as knee replacement surgery. Topics discussed include improvement of knee replacement surgery, lowering financial burden on society, consideration of points prior to the surgery such as avoiding perioperative pain and reducing the frequency of transfusions, reduction in surgeon compensation and hospital penalties, and requirement of cost effective pathways in complications of the surgery.


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