Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Diagnostic ultrasound seen as reliable for assessment of sagittal translation of the fibula

September 18, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Noortje Hagemeijer, MD, discussed a study that looked at the use…

Meeting NewsPerspective

Time from MRI to surgery impacts rotator cuff tear size progression

August 13, 2019
BOSTON — According to a presenter at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, time had a significant impact on…

Tips & Techniques

A New Technique for Radiographic Visualization of the Scaphotrapeziotrapezoid Joint

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, July 29, 2019
Standard radiographs of the wrist do not provide adequate visualization of the scaphotrapeziotrapezoid joint. A radiographic technique that provides…

Case Report

Distal Tibial Chondroblastoma With Intra-articular Penetration Treated With Gelatin Foam Sponge and Bone Grafting

Orthopedics, July/August 2019, Volume 42 Issue 4
A 14-year-old boy presented with sharp left ankle pain for 1.5 years. Evaluation showed an irregular lytic lesion with surrounding sclerosis…

In the Journals

Hand with clinically more swollen joints best for ultrasound monitoring in RA

July 22, 2019
Among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, the hand with more clinically swollen joints is likely to be the best option for monitoring ultrasound…

Feature Article

Orthopedic Surgeons Have Inadequate Knowledge of the Cost of Trauma-Related Imaging Studies

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, July 3, 2019
Radiographic imaging is integral to the diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic injuries. Previous studies have shown that orthopedists consistently…

From OT Europe

Orthopaedic clinics offer early osteoporosis diagnostics and fracture prevention

Orthopaedics Today Europe, July 2019
It is common for orthopaedic surgeons to encounter patients with low-energy fractures. This has led to increasing interest in prevention of

Point/Counter

What imaging is best to diagnose the source of hip-spine pathology symptoms?

Orthopedics Today, June 2019
There has been recent interest in joint arthroplasty in terms of how spinal motion might influence component position in patients undergoing total…

Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Weight-bearing knee compartments were nearly unchanged after novices’ first marathon

June 7, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — In a study conducted to better understand the impact of long-distance running on the knee in a large cohort of patients…

FDA issues final guidance for medical X-ray imaging devices, fluoroscopic equipment requirements

May 7, 2019
The FDA issued a final guidance for medical X-ray imaging devices and a policy clarification for certain fluoroscopic equipment requirements. In the…

In the Journals

Intraoperative imaging, screw navigation may reduce articular surface in acetabular fractures

April 15, 2019
Published results showed increased accuracy in articular surface reduction and decreased radiation exposure when intraoperative imaging and screw…

Surgical Technique

Micro-invasive ultrasound-guided carpal tunnel release provides excellent outcomes

Orthopedics Today, March 2019
Brett J. Kindle, MD; Ryan T. Hubbard, MD
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common compression neuropathy and it affects nearly 12 million Americans and up to 7% of manual labor workers…

Tips & Techniques

Total Calcaneus Resection and Reconstruction Using a 3-dimensional Printed Implant

Orthopedics, March/April 2019, Volume 42 Issue 2
Considering the specific anatomic features of the foot, below-knee amputation is the treatment of choice for foot malignancies. However, advances in…

Commentary

International education goes beyond learning new techniques

Orthopedics Today, January 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Brandon J. Erickson, MD
Education continues to evolve. New ideas on how adults comprehend information combined with innovative technology has led to a greater understanding…

Review Article

Bone Scintigraphy: A Review of Technical Aspects and Applications in Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedics, January/February 2019, Volume 42 Issue 1
Due to its high sensitivity, low cost, accessibility, and ease of use, bone scintigraphy is used in orthopedic surgery for the diagnosis and…

Feature Article

Long-term Follow-up of the Use of a Synthetic Bone Graft Composite in the Surgical Management of Primary Bone Tumors

Orthopedics, November/December 2018, Volume 41 Issue 6
The surgical management of benign and benign aggressive bone tumors typically involves intralesional curettage and reconstruction of the resulting…

In the Journals

In-office imaging seen as similar to arthroscopy in diagnosis of knee joint pathology

November 5, 2018
In-office diagnostic imaging was similar to surgical diagnostic arthroscopy and was more detailed and accurate than MRI in the diagnosis of…

Perspective

Presence of posterior medial tibial plateau edema on MRI linked with ramp lesions

Orthopedics Today, October 2018
Results presented at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting that were recently published showed the presence of posterior medial…

Perspective

MRI abnormalities not always indicative of ankle ACI results

Orthopedics Today, October 2018
After patients underwent ankle autologous chondrocyte implantation, they had clinical improvements despite the presence of abnormalities on their…

Brain imaging may help determine surgeon skill

October 3, 2018
Use of optical neuroimaging may objectively and successfully classify expertise levels associated with bimanual motor dexterity among surgeons and…