Orthopedics Today


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

Table of Contents

Better skillset found with proficiency-based training

Consider allergic reactions when choosing coated TKA implants

Study on OA knee patients uses PROMs as surrogate endpoints for revision

Malnutrition found as independent risk factor for TJA chronic, acute postoperative infection

Semi-extended approach for tibial fractures yields better guide wire, IM nail position

Four-year study: Anterior knee pain lingers after electrocautery with TKR

Improved outcomes found for revision arthroscopic hip surgery

Cover Story

Bias, expectations are among challenges in management of workers’ compensation patients

In the Journals

Hip resurfacing implant offers lower revision, complication rates for hip arthritis

Meeting News Coverage

Study: Kienböck’s disease may progress to fragmentation within 6 months

Surgical treatment of geriatric ankle fractures may offer lower mortality rates

Study: Sagittal plane deformity may be linked to foot ulceration in Charcot patients

Good long-term results seen for radial polydactyly reconstruction, with need for revision increasing with time

Study: Revision cubital tunnel surgery provides improvement, but poor results vs primary surgery

Orthopedic Medical Legal Advisor

Residency training: New grounds for legal liability

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

Orthopedics Today Commentary

Be part of disruptive innovation to control costs, transform health care

Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Round Tables

Practical applications of biologics: Searching for clear indications

Rush Grand Rounds

A 30-year-old soccer player presents with a painful left ankle

Charles Lieder, DO; Andrew Riff, MD; Patrick Johnston, DO; Jan Szatkowski, MD

Surgical Technique

Correct femoral location is key for successful MPFL reconstruction

M. Tyrell Burrus, MD; Evan J. Conte, MD; David R. Diduch, MD