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VIDEO: CCJR meeting marks 36 years of advancement in joint replacement surgery

January 23, 2020
ORLANDO — At the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting, A. Seth Greenwald, DPhil (Oxon), discussed the impact the meeting has…

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VIDEO: Orthopedics Today Hawaii covers topics important to orthopedic surgeons

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii, Anthony A. Romeo, MD, highlighted important topics for orthopedic surgeons discussed at the…

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Pharmacogenetic testing may inform pain management after surgery

January 22, 2020
ORLANDO — Pharmacogenetic testing may determine which patients will respond well to conventional drugs or who may need alternative drugs during…

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Direct superior portal-assisted THA suited for same-day surgery

January 21, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — As piriformis and conjoined tendon releases are not required with the direct super portal-assisted approach and it preserves…

In the JournalsPerspective

Participation in BPCI for joint replacement surgery linked with decreased episode spending

January 19, 2020
Under the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement program, participation in bundled payment for lower extremity joint replacement for 3 years…

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Surgeons should have an extensile form of anterolateral approach for primary THA

January 17, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii, a speaker said surgeons should make the anterolateral approach extensile when it is used for…

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Posterior approach may provide successful outcomes in primary, revision THA

January 16, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — When planned carefully and used consistently, the posterior approach in primary and revision hip arthroplasty may provide…

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Speaker: Direct anterior approach handles variety of primary, revision THA problems

January 16, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — The direct anterior approach is an adaptable approach that can handle a wide spectrum of primary and revision total hip…

Povidone-iodine irrigation may not reduce infection risk in TJA

Orthopedics Today, January 2020
No decrease occurred in the risk of infection or reoperation for infection when dilute povidone-iodine irrigation was used in primary or revision…

Surgical Technique

Failed hip arthroscopy is manageable with nonoperative care, arthroplasty

Orthopedics Today, January 2020
Benjamin G. Domb, MD, FAAOS, FAOA; Rishika Bheem, BA; Jacob Shapira, MD
Hip arthroscopy is a unique and novel specialty within the field of joint preservation. One of the most common indications for it, femoroacetabular…

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Pre-TJA mind/body therapy improved postoperative patient-reported outcomes

January 10, 2020
DALLAS — Patients who underwent preoperative mindfulness training prior to total joint arthroplasty as part of a three-arm randomized trial…


VIDEO: Greenwald reflects on 40 years of achievements in orthopedic surgery

January 9, 2020
ORLANDO — In commenting on 40 years of developments in the orthopedic specialty, A. Seth Greenwald, DPhil (Oxon), discussed cement fixation…

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Proximal femoral deformities may not need to be addressed in THA

January 9, 2020
ORLANDO — At the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting, a presenter said proximal femoral deformities may not need to be…

From OT Europe

EFORT Open Reviews: A round-up of recently published articles

Orthopaedics Today Europe, January 2020
EFORT Open Reviews is the new open access journal from EFORT and Bone & Joint Publishing. All articles are free to read online with no…

Review Article

Hip-Spine Syndrome: The Diagnostic Utility of Guided Intra-articular Hip Injections

Online Advanced Release, December 31, 2019
Overlapping symptoms between hip and lumbar spine pathologies complicate diagnoses and treatments. The purpose of this study was to determine the…

Case Report

Using Imageless Optical Navigation to Identify the New Hip Center in Crowe IV Dysplasia

Online Advanced Release, December 31, 2019
In total hip arthroplasty for patients with acetabular dysplasia, cup placement in the native acetabulum is preferred to placement in the…

In the Journals

Order of THA, TKA does not impact length of stay in patients with arthritis

December 26, 2019
Based on cost-related length of stay and discharge disposition in patients who had coexisting hip arthritis and knee arthritis, results of a recently…

FDA News

FDA approves first generic versions of apixaban

December 23, 2019
The FDA announced it approved two applications for the first generic versions of apixaban tablets to reduce risk for stroke and systemic embolism in…

In the Journals

Revision TJA alone not linked with higher VTE, wound drainage rates

December 20, 2019
There was no difference in venous thromboembolism and wound drainage rates in a comparison of chemoprophylactic agents used in low-risk patients who…

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Cefazolin may be safe for patients with penicillin allergy

December 18, 2019
ORLANDO — Treatment with cefazolin may be safe in patients who report a penicillin allergy, may reduce the rate of infection and provide…