Orthopedics Today


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

Table of Contents

No superior pain relief found with HA vs placebo for knee OA

Blood transfusion rates after THA increased, affected complications

Higher risk of revision found in younger TKA patients

Promising findings seen for simultaneous Bankart, RC repair

Recurrent shoulder instability seen in nonoperatively treated in-season athletes

Speaker: Dual mobility heads limit risk of dislocation in revision THA

Presenter: Turn to consensus data for management of MoM patients

Oral analgesics unnecessary for percutaneous pin removal in children

Cover Story

Physicians, hospitals work to meet EHR Meaningful Use Stage 2 guidelines

In the Journals

Use of drains increased blood loss, overall costs in THA, TKA

Infection Watch

Disposable vs reusable gowns: A battle for infection control and sustainability

Sleiman Haddad, MD

Orthopedic Medical Legal Advisor

Rough waters: Liability for the ‘captain of the ship’

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

Orthopedics Today Commentary

Stressors of life require understanding, extra effort to mitigate their impact

Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery Update

A look back at the origins of the physician assistant

Michael H. Schroeder, PA-C

Round Tables

Creating a team to navigate the modern health care environment

Rush Grand Rounds

A 77-year-old woman with left hip pain and weakness

Thomas H. Wuerz, MD, MSc; Sanjeev Bhatia, MD; Peter N. Chalmers, MD; Shane J. Nho, MD, MS

Surgical Technique

L-shaped release leads to better internal rotation in primary frozen shoulder

Mohamed Gamal Morsy, MD