Orthopedics Today


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

Table of Contents

High metal-ion levels, persistent pain cited as indications for revision of MoM hips

Award-winning study identifies patient conditions that warrant caution for short-stay TJA

Speaker: Obese patients should not be denied TJA

Arthroscopic surgery still plays a treatment role for specific patients with knee OA

Cover Story

Education integral to prevention of performance-enhancing substance use

In the Journals

Study shows substantial benefits in obese patients after hip arthroscopy

Meeting News Coverage

Highly cross-linked PE THA bearings used in younger patients may show reduced wear, lower risk of osteolysis

TKR study showed better clinical results at 2 years for kinematic than mechanical alignment techniques

Pediatric deformity patients with stainless steel implants likely face challenges clearing SSIs

Arthroscopy added to ORIF for unstable ankle fractures did not affect function, pain at intermediate follow-up

ACL reconstructed knees likely have higher risk for subsequent meniscal surgery vs contralateral knee

Orthopedic Medical Legal Advisor

Pediatric professional liability: Err on the side of caution

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

Orthopedics Today Commentary

Performance-enhancing substances: Be aware of the social phenomenon

Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Round Tables

Panel discusses elbow UCL injury in throwing athletes, part 2

Rush Grand Rounds

A 19-year-old female patient with progressively worsening back pain

Robert A. Sershon, MD; Laith Al-Shihabi, MD; Matthew Colman, MD

Surgical Technique

Consider open proximal biceps tenodesis with interference screw fixation

Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Michael Khair, MD