Orthopedics Today


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

Table of Contents

Patient care must be the compass that guides the surgeon’s decisions

M. Michael Khair, MD; Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Low early perioperative complication, seen after total ankle arthroplasty

Your practice should take steps to ensure its Medicare number is never revoked

David M. Glaser, JD

Multimodal anesthesia may offer pain control, patient satisfaction after TKA

Added preoperative tests likely linked to longer time to surgery in older patients with hip fractures

Hip arthroscopy improved self-reported hip function in patients with FAI

Panel examines payer influences on physician practices

Study reports on return to work, play after shoulder hemiarthroplasty

Short stems implanted through direct anterior approach may have higher revision rate post-THA

Use of suture anchor fixation in treatment of medial epicondylitis led to pain relief, satisfaction

Cover Story

Concurrent surgery: Defining and implementing a safe practice

In the Journals

Higher rate of readmission, infection seen for patients who undergo revision vs primary TJA

UKA revised to TKA, TKA revision yielded similar outcomes

Infection Watch

Infection by ‘low virulence’ organisms often a misnomer

Michael M. Kheir, MD; Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

A 15-year-old patient with right elbow pain

Rachel M. Frank, MD; Nicholas Brown, MD; Mark S. Cohen, MD

Surgical Technique

Simple technique for anterior hemi-epiphysiodesis with cannulated screws does not violate knee cartilage

Leah Cobb, MD; James J. McCarthy, MD

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