A proponent and educator of the anterior approach, Dr. Wickline used the technique in February during a total hip replacement at the first annual Arthroplasty Conference in India. He is the volume leader in joint replacement in the state of New York.
Streamed live at the Oneida County Sheriff's office, the group, along with Dr. Wickline, discusses the opioid crisis and how MVHS and the county are working to combat it.
In spite of the fact that total knee replacement is recognized as the most effective solution for patients with severe arthritis, according to Andrew Wickline, MD, patient dissatisfaction related to postoperative pain, stiffness and long difficult rehabilitation persist even with modern implant designs. Dr. Wickline joined a panel of joint replacement experts at a recent SwiftPath Symposium, where he questioned the traditional approach to knee replacement and the automatic reliance on arduous and painful physical therapy.
Inpatient Hospitalization, Short Term Rehabilitation, and Physical Therapy Are Not Required For Successful Total Knee Arthroplasty; A Pilot Study
As the aggregate cost of total knee arthroplasties (TKAs) is rapidly increasing, bundled payment plans are surfacing to control expenditures. Each variable in the episode of care therefore requires scrutiny. Our purpose is to show that TKAs, regardless of age, may be an outpatient procedure without formal postoperative therapy or rehabilitation.
Swiftpath Surgeon Andrew Wickline, MD, Live Streams Joint Replacement Surgery at Arthroplasty Conference in India
SwiftPath surgeon Andrew Wickline, MD, was invited to perform a total hip replacement using the SwiftPath Method at the first Annual Arthroplasty Conference in Hyderabad, India in February.
The beginning of the fellowship at St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center in Utica New York.
(Pictured L-R: Dr. Giridhar Boyapati, Dr. Andrew Wickline, Dr. Uday Myneni)