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…
Blog

Why does distal patella articular softening happen?

February 3, 2015
Orthopedic surgeons who are familiar with knee arthroscopy in young people with chronic, resistant anterior knee pain are painfully aware of soft…

Study launched to test stem cell-extracting device

February 3, 2015
A proof-of-concept clinical trial was launched by surgeons at UC Davis to test the safety and efficacy of a device that can concentrate and extract…
In the Journals

Topical TXA may significantly reduce bleeding and transfusions after THA

February 3, 2015
Use of topical tranexamic acid during primary total hip arthroplasty could significantly reduce bleeding and transfusions without increasing the risk…

Bone Therapeutics to expand into cell-matrix offerings

February 1, 2015
Bone Therapeutics recently announced it will undertake efforts to expand its offerings to include osteoblastic cell-matrix products.
These…

Integra LifeSciences acquires multiple product lines from Metasurg

January 31, 2015
Integra LifeSciences recently announced the acquisition of biologics and foot and ankle product offerings from Metasurg. The transactions, which…
In the Journals

More sensitivity, specificity seen with preoperative synovial fluid IL-6 measurement

January 30, 2015
For patients who underwent revision shoulder arthroplasty, preoperative measurement of synovial fluid interleukin-6 levels was more sensitive and…
In the Journals

Similar short-term outcomes seen in robot-assisted, conventional TKA

January 30, 2015
Similar short-term clinical outcomes, such as reduction of mechanical axis alignment and joint-line deviation outliers, were found among patients who…
Meeting News Coverage

Eight important items from OT Hawaii 2015

January 30, 2015
Orthopedics Today features eight stories and videos of importance to emerge from the Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015 meeting.

In the Journals

Artificial hybrid likely required for treating giant cell tumor of bone with zoledronic acid

January 29, 2015
In a recently published study, researchers determined that to effectively treat giant cell tumors of bone with zoledronic acid, a hybrid including…
Perspective

FDA releases safety communication on bone graft substitutes

January 29, 2015
The FDA has released a safety communication to inform health care providers that bone graft substitutes containing recombinant proteins or synthetic…
In the JournalsPerspective

Initial PRP application likely more effective in healing than subsequent applications

January 29, 2015
Subsequent applications of platelet-rich plasma have been shown to be less effective than the initial application on the proliferation of human…
In the Journals

Time to antibiotics, coverage can predict infection of open-tibia fractures

January 28, 2015
Infection of type III open-tibia fractures was predicted by time from injury to antibiotics and to wound coverage, according to stud results…
Meeting News Coverage

Joint salvage surgery beneficial, defers arthroplasty in select patients

January 28, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — Femoroacetabular impingement surgery and developmental hip dysplasia joint salvage surgery provide improvement in pain and…
In the Journals

Intraosseous lesions may be linked with osteochondromas

January 27, 2015
Recently published data established a tentative link between patients exhibiting multiple osteochondromas and intraosseous chondroid lesions…
In the Journals

Subpectoral biceps tenodesis may produce good outcomes for SLAP tears

January 27, 2015
A majority of patients with superior labral anterior-posterior tears who underwent subpectoral biceps tenodesis were found to have positive clinical…
In the Journals

Study findings show rapid acceptance of RSA in United States

January 27, 2015
Since its introduction in 2004, reverse shoulder arthroplasty has gained rapid acceptance, accounting for one-third of all shoulder arthroplasty…
In the Journals

Simultaneous bilateral TKA may be functionally preferable to unilateral TKA

January 27, 2015
In a recently published study, researchers found patients with knee arthritis who underwent simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty had better…
In the Journals

Study data show PRP has positive effect on tenocyte proliferation recovery

January 26, 2015
Platelet-rich plasma had a positive effect on tenocyte proliferation and recovery on initial application, according to study results. However, the…
In the Journals

Intra-articular bupivacaine injection after THA reduces pain, meperidine use

January 26, 2015
Patients who received an intra-articular injection of bupivacaine after total hip arthroplasty experienced reduced pain and meperidine use within the…
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