Orthopedics Today Current Issue
The following articles appeared in the print edition of Orthopedics Today.
Table of Contents
- Arthroscopic double-row rotator cuff repair designed to enhance healing Christopher S. Ahmad, MD
- At Issue: To surface or not resurface?
- Better long-term results with THR than internal fixation in elderly patients
- Cartilage repair methods advance now yield up to 90% improvement
- Computer guidance for TJR: What constitutes state-of-the-art care?
- Congress avoids pay-for-performance mandates
- Evaluating the malpractice, payer mix and OR situation in the region
- Evidence-based marketing: Find what patients, referring doctors want
- Federal health care initiative aims to expand health savings accounts
- Femoral arthroplasty yields good results in patients with prosthetic disease
- Gainsharing and other surgeon/hospital partnering: What’s legal, what’s not?
- High-flexion knees — too much flex or just right — it depends on the patient
- Malpractice insurers accused of inflating loss projections to justify higher premiums
- Medicare payment cuts turned back
- Mobile-bearing rotational platform knees: knee of choice or not worth the cost?
- More complete bone ingrowth and less pain with HA-coated stems
- New oral agents appear effective for preventing VTE in orthopedic surgery patients
- Orthopedic staff help themselves and others through cycling
- Osteochondral allograft implants work
- Participation in ‘heavy’ sports shown to increase risk of disc degeneration
- Pathologic hip fractures with signs of metastatic disease pose challenges
- States increasingly requiring cultural competency courses to improve patient care
- Surgeons revisit original cartilage repair techniques
- Ethics and disclosure rules: Regulating human behavior?