Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Presenters discuss upcoming drug trial of treatment for PJI with local antibiotic irrigation

March 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Brian deBeaubien, MD, and Bryan D. Springer, MD, spoke

In the Journals

Knee pain not linked to daily walking levels in mild, moderate OA

March 14, 2019
Knee pain is not associated with the number of steps per day walked among patients with mild or moderate symptomatic knee osteoarthritis, according…

Meeting News

Opioid-minimizing TJA recovery pathway led to fewer than usual complications, readmissions

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — In a retrospective study of Medicare patients who underwent total joint arthroplasty performed by a single surgeon, use of an…

Meeting News

Speaker: Cryoneurolysis helps mitigate chronic pain after TKA

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Preliminary results of cryoneurolysis performed prior to total knee arthroplasty showed the treatment helps reduce patients’…

Meeting News

New cemented spacers may provide greater survival after two-stage exchange

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Patients with periprosthetic joint infection who underwent two-stage exchange total knee arthroplasty experienced greater survival…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Orthopedic trauma patients were prescribed more opioids than TJA patients

March 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Jessica Hooper, MD, chief resident at NYU Langone

From OT Europe

Registries in orthopaedics and trauma: Don’t miss the main theme in Lisbon

Orthopaedics Today Europe, March 2019
Our upcoming EFORT Congress in Lisbon will feature “Registries & Impact On Practice” as the driving motto to highlight key principles…

In the Journals

Abnormal movement patterns after TKA may lead to future surgery

March 1, 2019
Patients with abnormal movement patterns on the operated and non-operated limbs after total knee arthroplasty may undergo a future contralateral TKA…

The Hip Society, The Knee Society appoint new executive committee for CCJR

February 28, 2019
The Hip Society and The Knee Society have announced the appointment of the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement program’s new executive…

In the JournalsPerspective

Holding abatacept before hip, knee surgery may not improve outcomes

February 27, 2019
Withholding abatacept for 4 weeks or more prior to hip or knee replacement surgery did not lower the risk for infection among patients with…

In the Journals

Overlapping surgery seen as safe for most patients, but caution given for certain high-risk cases

February 26, 2019
Overlapping surgery did not significantly correlate with differences in in-hospital mortality or postoperative complication rates; however, it was…

Video

VIDEO: Physicians should use a collaborative approach to manage modifiable risk factors in patients who undergo TJA

Orthopedics Today, March 2019
PARK CITY, Utah — At the Joint Arthroplasty Mountain Meeting, Giles R. Scuderi, MD, said physicians should use a collaborative approach to…

Video

VIDEO: Physicians should use a collaborative approach to manage modifiable risk factors in patients who undergo TJA

February 26, 2019
PARK CITY, Utah — At the Joint Arthroplasty Mountain Meeting, Giles R. Scuderi, MD, said physicians should use a collaborative approach to…

In the JournalsPerspective

No advantages in WOMAC physical function seen with late-stage exercise programs after total knee replacement vs usual care

February 22, 2019
Patients who participated in late-stage exercise programs after total knee replacement saw no benefits in WOMAC physical function compared with…

Video

VIDEO: Presenter discusses differences between kinematic axis and neutral axis TKA

February 21, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Robert L. Barrack, MD, discussed the differences between kinematic mechanical axis and neutral mechanical axis total knee…

In the Journals

Tantalum cones may yield excellent clinical, radiographic outcomes in patients with knee PJI

February 20, 2019
The use of tantalum cones in patients with massive bone defects who undergo septic knee revision surgery may yield excellent clinical and…

In the JournalsPerspective

Similar complication risks seen with outpatient vs inpatient arthroplasty procedures

February 19, 2019
According to a recently published study, arthroplasty surgeries among appropriately selected patients may be performed safely at an ambulatory…

In the Journals

Novel text-messaging program may improve outcomes in patients after THA, TKA

February 18, 2019
In patients who underwent total hip or knee arthroplasty, the use of a text-messaging short message service bot may improve clinical outcomes and…

In the JournalsPerspective

Moderate outcomes seen at 5-year follow-up after patellofemoral joint replacement

February 15, 2019
Results at 5-year follow-up showed the Femora Patella Vialli patellofemoral joint prosthesis yielded “moderate” outcomes, according to…

Review Article

Top 100 Most-Cited Clinical Studies of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: The Foundation of Practice

Orthopedics, March/April 2019, Volume 42 Issue 2
Total number of citations has been considered a proxy for a published study's importance within a given field. However, there are multiple pitfalls…