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VIDEO: McIntyre discusses employee contracts for orthopedic surgeons

March 27, 2017

SAN DIEGO — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Louis F. McIntyre, MD, discussed the following seven components of employee contracts orthopedic surgeons need to understand: parties in the contract; duties outlined in the contract; position obligations; employee obligations; compensation; term; and termination. He said orthopedic surgeons should look for the best value possible and contracts should make it difficult for hospitals or practices to get rid of them.

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High cholesterol levels, no statins linked with increased failure rate after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

March 27, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Patients with moderate or high cholesterol levels and who were not prescribed statins had a greater risk for failure after arthroscopic rotator cuff…
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Bioventus picks Medservice to distribute Durolane in Russia

March 26, 2017
Bioventus announced it has selected Medservice to distribute Durolane in Russia. According to a company press release, Durolane is a single-injection joint fluid based…

Stryker introduces new cage sizes of 3D-printed spinal implants

March 25, 2017
Stryker’s Spine Division has announced the launch of a variety of new cage sizes for its 3D-printed Tritanium Posterior Lumbar Cage. According to a company press…

GOP, Trump pull AHCA due to lack of support

March 24, 2017
Reportedly acting on orders from President Donald J. Trump, House Republican leaders today again postponed a vote that would have overhauled the nation’s health…
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A Novel Screening Technique for Ulnar-Sided Carpometacarpal Dislocations

Orthopedics, March/April 2017, Volume 40 Issue 2
Diagnosing ulnar-sided carpometacarpal joint dislocation is difficult, and more than half of injuries are missed on…
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Timing of Tourniquet Release in Total Knee Arthroplasty: July 2015

The authors conducted a meta-analysis to determine the optimal tourniquet application strategy in total knee…
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Lonner speaks to 20-year evolution of adolescent idiopathic spine surgery

March 17, 2017
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