Round TablesPublication Exclusive

Practical application of biologics: Part 2

Orthopedics Today, November 2014
In the first part of this Orthopedics TodayRound Table on the use of biologic augmentation in soft tissue healing, our panel discussed the current…

Orthopedics Today Grand RoundsPublication Exclusive

A 68-year-old woman with right shoulder pain

Orthopedics Today, November 2014
Bradley Schoch, MD; John W. Sperling, MD, MBA
An active 68-year-old right-handed woman with inflammatory arthritis, presented to clinic with right shoulder pain. She denied any antecedent trauma…

Case Report

The Masquelet Procedure Gone Awry

Orthopedics, November/December 2014, Volume 37 Issue 11
The Masquelet technique was first performed in 1986. It is a 2-stage procedure for healing of substantial bone defects, with or without the presence…

Six important orthopedics videos to watch

October 31, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted six important videos to keep your practice up-to-date on a multitude of topics in orthopedic medicine.

Practical applications of biologics: Searching for clear indications

October 29, 2014
In recent years, there has been increasing interest in strategies to augment the biology of soft tissue healing.

Wright Medical and Tornier announce merger

October 28, 2014
Wright Medical Group has announced that its board of directors and that of Tornier N.V. have unanimously approved a merger agreement between the…

Utrecht University, UMC Utrecht to offer master’s program in biofabrication research

October 28, 2014
Utrecht University and University Medical Center Utrecht announced they will begin offering a 2-year biofabrication research master’s program…

In the Journals

Reaming may produce sizeable amounts of bone graft on multiple occasions

October 17, 2014
Sequential reaming of the intramedullary femoral bone canal may produce substantial amounts of bone graft on multiple occasions, according to…

Eight important items from Impact of Sports Summit, ASSH

October 10, 2014
Orthopedics Today features eight stories and videos of importance to emerge from the Impact of Sports 2014 Summit and the American Society for…

Meeting News Coverage

Type of bone grafting material for TLIF had little effect on fusion rates

October 9, 2014
LYON, France — Two groups of patients who underwent 1-level or 2-level transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with either autologous iliac…

Cedars-Sinai finalizes new affiliation with two orthopedic institutions

October 8, 2014
Cedars-Sinai Health System announced the finalization of an affiliation agreement between Cedars-Sinai, the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic and Santa…

In the Journals

Synovial fluid alpha-defensin, CRP diagnosed aseptic, infected periprosthetic joint infections

October 3, 2014
Despite the inclusion of patients with systemic inflammatory disease and those receiving antibiotic treatment, the combined measurement of synovial…

In the Journals

Autologous chondrocyte implantation has long-term benefits for knee cartilage lesions

October 2, 2014
Recently published data have shown autologous chondrocyte implantation may be of benefit in the treatment of articular knee cartilage lesions over…

Zimmer Holdings acquires ETEX Holdings

October 2, 2014
Zimmer Holdings Inc. announced that it has acquired ETEX Holdings Inc. of Cambridge, Mass. According to a company press release, the acquisition…

Integra LifeSciences announces change in leadership

October 1, 2014
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation recently announced several changes to the leadership of its Orthopedics and Tissue Technologies business…

Round TablesPublication Exclusive

Practical applications of biologics: Searching for clear indications

Orthopedics Today, October 2014
In recent years, there has been increasing interest in strategies to augment the biology of soft tissue healing. Improved understanding of the…

Industry News

DSM releases Dyneema Purity Radiopaque fiber

September 24, 2014
DSM announced recently the launch of its new product, Dyneema Purity Radiopaque Fiber. Designed to aid in the creation of medical devices for use in…

Meeting News Coverage

MACI offers positive outcomes for treating osteochondral defects

September 22, 2014
CHICAGO — Matrix-induced autologous implantation was shown to produce positive long-term outcomes in treating patients with osteochondral…

Meeting News Coverage

Achilles tendinopathy can be improved with gastrocnemius recession

September 22, 2014
CHICAGO — Gastrocnemius recession can be helpful in some cases for the treatment of patients with chronic Achilles tendinopathy, according to a…

Industry News

Wright Medical Group appoints new president of U.S. extremities

September 22, 2014
Wright Medical Group recently announced that Kevin D. Cordell was appointed president of U.S. extremities, effective Sept. 29, 2014. Cordell will be…