Meeting NewsPerspective

Study: Bio-inductive collagen scaffold patch improves healing rates of large, massive rotator cuff repairs

July 6, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Use of a bio-inductive collagen scaffold patch may improve healing rates of large and massive rotator cuff repairs as new tendon…

Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Arthroscopic assistance of core decompressions improved hip AVN staging

June 2, 2018
BARCELONA, Spain — Patients with avascular necrosis of the femoral head were satisfied after treatment that included arthroscopy to stage the…

Feature Article

Relationship of Blood Metal Ion Levels and Leukocyte Profiles in Patients With Articular Surface Replacement Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement

Orthopedics, May/June 2018, Volume 41 Issue 3
The purpose of this study was to compare blood leukocyte profiles and metal ion concentrations between hip resurfacing arthroplasty (articular…

Feature Article

Effect of Bisphosphonate Pretreatment on Fresh Osteochondral Allografts: Analysis of In Vitro Graft Structure and In Vivo Osseous Incorporation

Orthopedics, May/June 2018, Volume 41 Issue 3
Fresh allograft transplantation of osteochondral defects restores functional articular cartilage and subchondral bone; however, rapid loss of…

From OT Europe

Expert interview: Recent innovations and new technologies in pain management – Building a competitive advantage for hospitals

Orthopaedics Today Europe, May 2018
João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD, is the chairman of Clínica do Dragão at the Espregueira-Mendes Sports Centre, a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence


Looking ahead to the 19th EFORT Congress in Barcelona

Orthopaedics Today Europe, May 2018
Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen, MD
In a few days the 19th EFORT Congress will take place in Barcelona. The scientific and educational program has been finalized for several months and…

Cover Story

Time to take another look at second-look knee arthroscopy

Orthopedics Today, April 2018
Historically, second-look arthroscopy has been used to assess healing in the knee joint postoperatively for research and non-research purposes…


In today’s health care environment, should second-look knee arthroscopy be reevaluated as a clinical practice?

Orthopedics Today, April 2018
Click here to read the Cover Story, “Time to take another look at second-look knee arthroscopy.” The concept of second-look arthroscopy…

At Issue

At Issue: Stem cell therapy

Orthopedics Today, April 2018
Jason L. Dragoo, MD; Adam William Anz, MD; Shane A. Shapiro, MD
Articular cartilage stands to benefit the most from stem cell therapy. While stem cells have been identified in nearly every human tissue, articular…

From OT Europe


Orthopaedics Today Europe, April 2018
Under the supervision of EFORT Fora Chair Prof. George Macheras from Athens, EFORT is organizing 10 European Fora each year. Launched in 2002, the…

Case Report

Contact Dermatitis Reaction to 2-Octyl Cyanoacrylate Following 3 Orthopedic Procedures

Orthopedics, March/April 2018, Volume 41 Issue 2
Two-octyl cyanoacrylate is a popular skin adhesive used for closing surgical incisions. Since Food and Drug Administration approval in 1998, the few…

Surgical Technique

Deep osteochondral lesions amenable to ACI ‘sandwich’ technique

Orthopedics Today, March 2018
Tom Minas, MD, MS; Takahiro Ogura, MD; Tim Bryant, BSN
Treating symptomatic osteochondral defects is challenging, especially in young adults with deep (>8-mm to 10-mm deep), empty defects after…

Meeting News

Cooperative efforts underway to share knowledge of biologics, advance the field

March 10, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — The next steps for meaningful and continued progress in the introduction of regenerative medicine and biologics for orthopedic…

Bioventus, LifeLink to co-develop next generation bone allograft for spine, trauma surgery

March 4, 2018
Bioventus announced it has entered into an agreement with LifeLink Tissue Bank to co-develop a next generation bone allograft for spine and trauma…

International consensus meeting led to insight on ankle cartilage treatments

Orthopedics Today, February 2018
Ankle cartilage surgeons from around the world collaborated at the International Consensus Meeting on Cartilage Repair of the Ankle, where they…

From OT Europe

Positive results seen with autologous protein solution kit for treatment of knee OA

February 6, 2018
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced that researchers of a pilot study have published positive results that demonstrate the nStride autologous…

Feature Article

Left-Biased Clavicle Length Asymmetry in Children and Young Adults 12 to 25 Years Old

Orthopedics, January/February 2018, Volume 41 Issue 1
Management of clavicle fractures depends in part on the magnitude of shortening compared with the contralateral, intact clavicle. However, estimating…

Feature Article

Monitoring of Callus Maturation and Measurement of Resistance Rates Using Bioelectrical Impedance for Patients Treated With an External Fixator

Orthopedics, January/February 2018, Volume 41 Issue 1
Evaluation of callus maturation and the decision to remove an external fixator depend on radiographic and clinical findings, which are subjective…

From OT Europe

Cell therapy in orthopaedic surgery featured in program for 19th EFORT Congress

Orthopaedics Today Europe, January 2018
Each year, the EFORT Annual Congress puts forward a renowned member of the international orthopaedic and trauma community during the Michael Freeman…

Patients returned to functional level after second-generation patellofemoral joint ACI

Orthopedics Today, January 2018
Investigators reported good success at about 2-year follow-up when they treated cartilage lesions in the patellofemoral joint sized 502 mm2 with a…