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Preferred single-vendor program may yield cost savings on TJA implants

October 16, 2019
In the Journals

Non-spherical shoulder arthroplasty yielded clinical benefits for glenohumeral arthritis

October 16, 2019
Patients with primary glenohumeral arthritis and either concentric or non-concentric glenoids experienced excellent clinical benefits when treated with non-spherical…
Point/Counter

When would the direct anterior approach for THA be contraindicated?

Orthopedics Today, October 2019
In reality, there is no absolute contraindication for the direct anterior approach. I use the direct anterior approach on more than 95% of my patients who undergo THA…
Surgical Technique

Midsubstance repair is an alternative technique to treat Achilles tendon ruptures

Orthopedics Today, October 2019
Andrew R. Hsu, MD; Gregory C. Berlet, MD; Robert B. Anderson, MD
The minimally invasive midsubstance surgical technique for acute midsubstance Achilles tendon ruptures passes sutures longitudinally through the distal Achilles stump…
Cover Story

Data, results spark debate about anterior THA approach

Orthopedics Today, October 2019
Total hip arthroplasty can be performed with several surgical approaches, including the posterior approach, the lateral approach, the anterolateral approach and the…
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Feature Article

Advanced Baseball Metrics Indicate Significant Decline in MLB Pitcher Value After Tommy John Surgery

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, September 12, 2019
There are conflicting reports regarding the efficacy of Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers following medial ulnar…
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CME

Virtual RA Forum®: Applying Recent Advances to Improve Quality Care

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pfizer, Inc.

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a progressive and painful systemic inflammatory disease that preferentially attacks the…
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North American Spine Society Annual Meeting

North American Spine Society Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: IV ibuprofen reduced opioid use in orthopedic trauma patients

September 27, 2019
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