Dr. Harris Slone is an associate professor of orthopedic surgery and sports medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina, where he also serves as the residency program director and chief of sports medicine.
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a surgical procedure to replace a torn or damaged ACL ligament in your knee with a new ACL tissue graft obtained most commonly from your own body (autograft) or in rare cases from a deceased donor (allograft).Know More
Shoulder arthroscopy is a minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical procedure to treat various problems in the shoulder joint. It is performed using a pencil-sized instrument called an arthroscope, which consists of a light system and camera...Know More
Modified frailty index predicts medical complications, length of stay, readmission, and mortality following total shoulder arthroplasty
Hypothesis: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the 5-factor modified frailty index (mFI-5) as a predictor of postoperative complications in patients undergoing total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA).
Frailty Predicts Medical Complications, Length of Stay, Readmission, and Mortality in Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Background: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the 5-factor modified frailty index (mFI-5) as a predictor of postoperative complications, readmission, and mortality in patients undergoing revision hip and knee arthroplasty.