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Number of THA procedures significantly increased since 2000

February 16, 2015
Recently published data show the quantity of total hip arthroplasty procedures performed in 2010 represent a significant increase from the number…

Alert issued in Australia for Affinis Fracture ceramic humeral heads

February 15, 2015
Mathys Orthopaedics, in association with the Therapeutic Goods Administration of Australia, has issued a hazard alert for the Affinis Fracture…

DePuy Synthes acquires Olive Medical

February 14, 2015
DePuy Synthes recently announced it has acquired Olive Medical Corporation. Through the acquisition of Olive, which specializes in high-definition…

Eight important stories to read regarding tumors in orthopedics

February 12, 2015
Orthopedics Today has highlighted eight important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding tumors and their impact on patients in…
In the Journals

Corticocancellous graft may offer advantages over iliac crest for large segmental bone defects

February 11, 2015
Nonvascularized structural corticocancellous bone grafting performed with bone from the olecranon showed some advantages over bone from the iliac…
In the Journals

Single-bundle PCL reconstruction can be practical alternative to double-bundle

February 11, 2015
By providing similar knee stability to the intact condition, single-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is a practical alternative to…

Former Biomet CEO, co-founder Miller passes

February 11, 2015
Biomet recently announced the passing of co-founder Dane A. Miller, PhD. As one of the four founders of Biomet, and as CEO from 1977 to 2006, Miller…
In the Journals

Vibroacoustic patterns from knee can help diagnose certain patellofemoral conditions

February 10, 2015
Specific vibroacoustic emanations from the knee joint may be linked to certain patellofemoral conditions, according to recently published data. …
In the Journals

Minimal chronic musculoskeletal pain not associated with generalized sensitization

February 10, 2015
Generalized sensitization and impairment of the descending pain modulation were not associated with computer users who had low levels of chronic…
In the Journals

Similar outcomes found in cemented, cementless fixation for TKA

February 10, 2015
No statistically significant differences in clinical or radiologic outcomes were found between cemented and cementless tibial fixation, according to…
In the Journals

Sternoclavicular joint pain likely a good indicator of arthropathy

February 9, 2015
Recently published study data indicated pain in the sternoclavicular joint was likely a good indication of arthropathy in the joint. Researchers…
In the Journals

Weekday dedicated orthopedic OR may improve patient safety and outcomes

February 9, 2015
Improvements in both patient safety and outcomes were closely associated with weekday dedicated orthopedic operating rooms, according to study…
In the Journals

Study shows distal peripheral neuropathy common after shoulder surgery

February 9, 2015
After shoulder surgery, distal peripheral neuropathy is a relatively common complication that can be resolved with nonoperative management, according…
In the Journals

Screw, washer fixation effective for securing olecranon osteotomy

February 6, 2015
Patients who received screw and washer fixation after olecranon osteotomy experienced similar or lower complication rates compared with other…
In the Journals

Tibialis anterior tendon transfer may prevent deformity relapse in idiopathic clubfoot

February 6, 2015
Tibialis anterior tendon transfer prevented additional relapse of deformity in patients with idiopathic clubfoot without affecting long-term foot…
In the Journals

Calcaneal and iliac ossification in children likely linked to PHV

February 5, 2015
Recently published data indicate calcaneal and iliac ossification in children is linked to the peak height velocity of their growth. Researchers…
In the Journals

Similar results seen in preassembled and modular acetabular components after THA

February 5, 2015
In a comparison of ceramic-on-ceramic preassembled acetabular components and modular acetabular components, no significant differences were found in…

The five most popular items of January

February 4, 2015
Orthopedics Today has put together a compilation of the five news stories and videos most viewed from January 2015 to keep you abreast of the…
In the Journals

Exchange nailing may help heal aseptic femoral nonunions

February 4, 2015
Treatment of aseptic femoral nonunions with exchange nailing resulted in a 100% healing rate, according to study results. Researchers evaluated 50
In the Journals

Perioperative medical optimization reduces morbidity and mortality risk after TSA

February 4, 2015
To decrease morbidity and mortality during total shoulder arthroplasty, careful perioperative medical optimization and efficient surgical techniques…
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