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Six important items from AAHKS

November 24, 2014

Orthopedics Today features six stories and videos of importance to emerge from the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting.

In the Journals

Study shows proximal opening wedge, chevron osteotomy produced similar results

November 24, 2014
Among patients with moderate-to-severe hallux valgus and increased intermetatarsal angle, proximal opening wedge osteotomy with wedge-plate fixation and proximal chevron…

Zimmer’s spinal fixation system wins Life Science Alley Award

November 24, 2014
Zimmer Spine announced recently that its Virage OCT Spinal Fixation System is one of the 2014 winners of the Life Science Alley New Technology Showcase. The system was…
In the Journals

Combined morphometric features of ACL and femoral notch influenced risk of ACL injury

November 24, 2014
Study results showed the risk of suffering a noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injury was influenced by a combination of morphometric features of both the anterior…

Study data show reduction in pain after inpatient surgery during past 10 years

November 24, 2014
Since 2003, pain rates in patients who underwent inpatient surgery have been greatly reduced, according to research presented at the American Society of…
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Feature Article

Posterior Approach in Treating Sacral Fracture Combined With Lumbopelvic Dissociation

Orthopedics, November 2014, Volume 37 Issue 11
Type III Denis fracture of the sacrum is rare clinically, constituting approximately 16% of all sacral fractures…
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CME
Systematic Review of High volume Multimodal Wound Infiltration in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Systematic Review of High volume Multimodal Wound Infiltration in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Abstract
Pain relief following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is challenging because early mobilization and…
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Prather speaks on development of registry, her goals for presidency

November 19, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO – Heidi Prather, DO, the incoming president of the North American Spine Society, spoke about the…
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