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Preparing for ICD-10 implementation

March 3, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, Damian Novak, BS, MBA, discusses how orthopedic surgeons can begin preparing for the implementation of the ICD-10 code set.
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Inferior offset glenosphere reduces scapular notching in RSA

March 3, 2015
Researchers found the incidence of scapular notching in reverse shoulder arthroplasty was reduced as a result of the inferior offset glenosphere created by a glenosphere…
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Study shows acupuncture patients have less back pain when less afraid of physical activity

March 3, 2015
Upon investigating the psychological covariates of longitudinal changes in back-related disability among patients undergoing acupuncture, researchers found…
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i-FACTOR bone graft material demonstrates equal or greater efficacy vs. autograft for PLIF

March 3, 2015
In a 2-year study examining the use of i-FACTOR bone graft material in posterior lumbar interbody fusion, researchers found the alternative material had equal or greater…
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Preoperative transcatheter arterial embolization reduces blood loss in nonspine metastasis surgery

March 3, 2015
Preoperative transcatheter arterial embolization was an effective way to reduce blood loss during surgery for metastases of the extremities from hepatocellular…
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Trauma Update

Temporary Transarticular K-wire Fixation of Critical Ankle Injuries at Risk: A Neglected “Damage Control” Strategy?

Orthopedics, February 2015, Volume 38 Issue 2
High-energy ankle fracture-dislocations are at significant risk for postoperative complications. Closed reduction and…
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CME
A Systematic Review and Adjusted Indirect Comparison of Oral Anticoagulants

A Systematic Review and Adjusted Indirect Comparison of Oral Anticoagulants

A Systematic Review and Adjusted Indirect Comparison of Oral Anticoagulants
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Sperling offers insights on RSA

February 13, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — John W. Sperling, MD, offers several "pearls" for orthopedic surgeons regarding reverse shoulder…
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