Orthopedics Today


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

Table of Contents

Update on meniscal repair highlights need for re-evaluation of outcomes

A third of soldiers disabled after ACI for lesions in the knee

ACS in tibial facture patients linked with doubled costs, length of stay

Study links age, gender, OA with higher risk for MoM THA revision

Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty can be converted to a patient’s advantage

Cover Story

Protocols, techniques may help overcome effects of surgeon volume on THA outcomes

In the Journals

Preoperative physical therapy decreased need for post acute care services after TJA

Autologous chondrocyte implantation has long-term benefits for knee cartilage lesions

Industry News

DePuy launches new variable angle plating systems, instrument set

Smith & Nephew launches new plating system

Meeting News Coverage

NPWT may not aid in prevention of deep infection after hip, pelvic and acetabular fracture surgery

Findings question the applicability of widely used trauma triage scores to assess older patients

No decay in subjective function found 10 years after surgery for unstable ankle fracture

Orthopedic Medical Legal Advisor

Cultural norms and the changing landscape of surgical practice

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

Orthopedic Physician Extender Update

Improve productivity, efficiency using a physician extender in the clinical environment

Jason Mazza, MSc, OA-C, CSA, SA-C, OTC, CCRC

Orthopedics Today Commentary

Core to selecting a fellowship should be desire to expand intellectual, surgical skills

Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Pioneers in Orthopedics

Pioneer: Augusto Sarmiento, MD

Round Tables

Practical application of biologics: Part 2

Rush Grand Rounds

A 68-year-old woman with right shoulder pain

Bradley Schoch, MD; John W. Sperling, MD, MBA

Surgical Technique

Type III AC joint separation: Continued controversy and a unique technique

James R. Andrews, MD; Filippo Chillemi, MD; Dustin Loveland, MD