Orthopedics Today


The following articles appeared in the print edition of ORTHOPEDICS TODAY.

Table of Contents

Survey reveals high problematic response rate on perceived safety climate

Study highlights minimum initial graft tension for double-bundle ACL reconstruction

Infection-free survival after two-stage exchange significantly improved with oral antibiotics given postoperatively

Functional outcomes, time to union in tibial fractures not improved with LIPUS

Study indicates advantages for humeral stem retention vs revision in reverse TSA

Stresses on elbow after pitching one season alters multiple structures of the joint

Cover Story

Graft choices for ACL reconstruction vary among surgeons, athletes

In the Journals

More than half of US physicians experiencing professional burnout

Several independent, combined factors associated with longer length of stay following TKA

Meeting News Coverage

Study supports use of mobile compression devices as VTE prophylaxis after TJA

THA seen as a possibility for patients with neuromuscular disorders

Speaker: No single ideal treatment for periprosthetic hip fractures

Spinal stenosis, time of day for surgery linked with motor nerve palsy after THA

Joint registry data highlight timing and causes of failure, opportunities for solutions

A look at appropriate handling of failed proximal femoral fracture fixation

Dilute betadine lavage, correcting malnutrition among strategies cited to minimize risk of PJI

Multidisciplinary approach aids management of pathologic hip fracture due to metastatic disease

Orthopedic Medical Legal Advisor

Liability: Courts judge resident conduct by same standards as those that apply to attending physicians

B. Sonny Bal, MD, JD, MBA; Lawrence H. Brenner, JD

Orthopedics Today Commentary

Concurrent surgery: No evidence care is compromised

Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Round Tables

Panel discusses management of navicular stress fractures

Rush Grand Rounds

A 9-year-old boy with elbow injury

Raman K. Shrivastava, MBBS, DOrth, DNB; Shital N. Parikh, MD

Surgical Technique

Rotator cuff tear patterns dictate repair technique

Maximilian Petri, MD; Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc