In the JournalsPerspective

PRP-incorporated autologous bone grafting safe, effective for osteonecrosis of the femoral head

March 18, 2020
Patients in the pre-collapse stages of post-traumatic osteonecrosis of the femoral head may receive safe and effective treatment with platelet-rich…

AAOS cancels annual meeting amid COVID-19 concerns

March 10, 2020
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announced it has canceled its annual meeting scheduled for March 24-28, 2020, at the Orange County…

In the Journals

Use of PRP in carpal tunnel syndrome may lead to earlier recovery of hand grip strength

March 5, 2020
Patients who received platelet-rich plasma during surgical treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome regained hand grip strength earlier than patients who…

In the Journals

Advertising of stem cell therapy not accurately represented in most practices

February 7, 2020
A review of nearly 900 medical practice websites showed the clinical efficacy of stem cell therapy in direct-to-consumer advertising was not…

FDA News

FDA, Federal Trade Commission to target 'anti-competitive' practices to support biosimilars

February 3, 2020
The FDA and the Federal Trade Commission on Monday announced a partnership aimed at supporting the adoption of biosimilars and interchangeable…

Video

VIDEO: More stem cells needed to improve arthritis pain relief

January 17, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii, Jack M. Bert, MD, spoke about the concept of injectables for arthritis. Injectables, such as…

Meeting News

More research needed as interest in biologics grows

January 14, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — As interest in orthobiologics continues to grow, Matthew T. Provencher, MD, noted in a Facebook Live event hosted at…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Romeo, Provencher discuss orthobiologics in orthopedics

January 13, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — During a Facebook Live at Orthopedics Today Hawaii, Anthony A. Romeo, MD, and Matthew T. Provencher, MD, spoke about the use of…

Meeting News

Research into adipose-derived cellular therapy for OA shows promise

January 13, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Although it may be tempting to consider stem cell treatment in patients with painful knee osteoarthritis after a key…

Meeting News

Enhanced biologic activity in human induced membranes may occur for longer than reported

December 12, 2019
Results presented at the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society Annual Scientific Meeting showed enhanced biologic activity in human induced…

Orthopedic organizations collaborate to form Biologics Alliance

November 25, 2019
The Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the International Cartilage Repair Society and…

Meeting News

Low clinical value in repeat latent tuberculosis tests in patients taking biologics

November 14, 2019
Repeat, routine testing for latent tuberculosis infection among patients receiving biologics is both costly and of low clinical value, according to…

Feature Article

Sterility of 3D-Printed Orthopedic Implants Using Fused Deposition Modeling

Orthopedics, January/February 2020, Volume 43 Issue 1
The use of 3-dimensional (3D) printing in orthopedics is developing rapidly and impacting the areas of preoperative planning, surgical guides, and…

In the Journals

Amniotic suspension allograft may be an effective nonoperative treatment for knee OA

October 30, 2019
Amniotic suspension allograft may be an effective nonoperative treatment of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis, according to recently published results…

Meeting NewsPerspective

Bone marrow aspirate concentrate after rotator cuff repair improved tendon quality

October 21, 2019
NEW YORK — Results presented at the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting showed improved tendon quality at 1 year among patients…

Cover Story

Standards needed for orthobiologic use in fractures

Orthopedics Today, September 2019
Some factors related to the patient or surgery, including inadequate blood flow and fracture stability, can result in fracture nonunion. However…

Point/Counter

Should orthobiologics be used in primary traumatic fracture cases?

Orthopedics Today, September 2019
The answer to the question is “yes and no.” Orthobiologics are adjuvants that are thought to improve the endogenous healing potential of the injured…

In the Journals

Patients with low-disease RA on tofacitinib, methotrexate can safely withdraw methotrexate

September 12, 2019
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis who achieve low disease activity with tofacitinib plus methotrexate can safely withdraw methotrexate without fear…

In the JournalsPerspective

Adalimumab well-tolerated by most children with polyarticular JIA

September 5, 2019
Adalimumab, with or without methotrexate, is well-tolerated over a period of at least 7 years among most children with polyarticular-course juvenile…

FDA News

FDA grants fast track designation to cell therapy for degenerative disk disease

August 27, 2019
The FDA has given its fast track designation to the investigational cell therapy IDCT for the treatment of degenerative disc disease. IDCT…