Orthopedics Today


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

Table of Contents

Stay engaged with leaders to influence political process, change

Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Bariatric surgery before TKA may be cost-effective for morbidly obese patients with knee OA

Study: Surgeons reluctant to surgically treat FAI without correction of osseous deformity

Single-portal knee arthroscopy improved postoperative functional recovery

TKA yields better survivorship, equal satisfaction compared with UKA

Threaded pin likely offers reliable fixation for articular distal radius fractures

Cover Story

Open surgery still plays a substantial role in modern rotator cuff repair

In the Journals

Increased length of stay, hospital costs seen for patients with adverse events after THA

Tibial tubercle-trochlear groove patellar, trochlear width predicted recurrent instability in knees

Infection Watch

Serum D-dimer levels may be a reliable test for diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection

Alisina Shahi, MD; Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

Meeting News Coverage

VIDEO: Patients without scapular notching may show better outcomes

Specific MoM hip implant linked with increased risk of heart failure in men

Supervised physical therapy not linked with improved outcomes after ankle fracture

Psychological distress influences perceived disability, pain for patients with shoulder diagnoses

Revision of reverse shoulder arthroplasty requires careful planning to avoid re-revision

Lack of female role models, exposure cited as contributors to lack of female orthopedic surgeons

Pitch velocity, BMI cited as predictors of UCL reconstruction among MLB pitchers

Patients with certain comorbidities who underwent TJA had increased risk of Staphylococcus aureus

Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

A 69-year-old woman with right ankle pain

Eric R. Barnard; Adam Bitterman, DO; Johnny Lin, MD

Surgical Technique

A closer look at primary arthroscopic ACL repair

Jelle P. van der List, MD; Gregory S. DiFelice, MD