Feature Article

Navigation-Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty for a Valgus Knee Improves Limb and Femoral Component Alignment

Orthopedics, March/April 2019, Volume 42 Issue 2
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of navigation-assisted surgery on radiographic and clinical outcomes after total knee…

Meeting News

Procedure to treat infection after TJA may yield positive outcomes

Orthopedics Today, March 2019
PARK CITY, Utah — Use of debridement, antibiotics and implant retention may be beneficial in the treatment of infection after total joint…

Meeting News

Procedure to treat infection after TJA may yield positive outcomes

February 14, 2019
PARK CITY, Utah — Use of debridement, antibiotics and implant retention may be beneficial in the treatment of infection after total joint…

Surgical Technique

Kinematic alignment possible with manual instrumentation, medially stabilized implants

Orthopedics Today, February 2019
David F. Scott, MD; Stephen M. Howell, MD
Total knee arthroplasty is a successful surgical procedure that relieves pain and restores function. However, TKA has not had the same reported…

Commentary

Focus on purpose and setting key priorities

Orthopedics Today, February 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Orthopedic surgery is a highly demanding profession. More than one-third of orthopedic surgeons work 60 hours per week, not including call…

In the JournalsPerspective

Weight-bearing Merchant radiograph reliable for assessment of patellar tracking in TKA

February 13, 2019
The weight bearing Merchant radiographic view compared with the routinely used standard radiographic view may offer additional information, is easy…

Meeting News

Presenter discusses technical pearls for lateral unicompartmental knee arthroplasty

February 13, 2019
PARK CITY, Utah — In a presentation at the Joint Arthroplasty Mountain Meeting, David J. Mayman, MD, discussed techniques for performing…

Meeting News

Non-patellar problems may be the cause of post-TKA anterior knee pain

February 13, 2019
PARK CITY, Utah — Anterior knee pain is common after total knee arthroplasty and, despite the inclination to attribute it a resurfaced or…

Meeting News

Setting of physical therapy after total hip, knee arthroplasty can be controversial

February 12, 2019
PARK CITY, Utah — Following total hip or knee arthroplasty, inpatient physical therapy is not better than outpatient physical therapy and…

Meeting News

Speaker: Cemented TKA offers greater surgical versatility than cementless fixation

Orthopedics Today, March 2019
PARK CITY, Utah — Despite published studies that reported good long-term survival of total knee arthroplasty implants with either cementless or…

Meeting News

Speaker: Cemented TKA offers greater surgical versatility than cementless fixation

February 12, 2019
PARK CITY, Utah — Despite published studies that reported good long-term survival of total knee arthroplasty implants with either cementless or…

Meeting News

Speaker: Better systems needed for widescale outpatient TJA

February 12, 2019
PARK CITY, Utah — Ongoing optimization of systems that classify patients for outpatient total joint arthroplasty and ensure these procedures…

In the Journals

Study cites factors linked with increased reoperation after above-knee amputation

February 6, 2019
There is an increased chance for unplanned reoperation in patients who underwent above-knee amputation if they had prior revascularization, multiple…

From OT Europe

Factors in the risk of revision for PJI after hip and knee replacement: Evidence from England and Wales

Orthopaedics Today Europe, February 2019
Erik Lenguerrand, PhD; Michael Whitehouse, PhD, FRCS (Tr&Orth)
Prosthetic joint infection is a rare, but devastating complication that affects about 1% to 4% of the patients who receive a primary hip or knee…

From OT Europe

International conference: Advanced treatment of hip and knee pathology

Orthopaedics Today Europe, February 2019
The international conference about advanced treatment of hip and knee pathology will be held 25 to 26 April 2019 in Kharkiv, Ukraine. This conference…

From OT Europe

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

Orthopaedics Today Europe, February 2019
EFORT Open Reviews is the new, open access journal from EFORT and Bone & Joint Publishing. All articles are free to read online with no…

In the Journals

Prehabilitation for TKA may yield shorter length of stay, better discharge disposition

February 5, 2019
Patients who participated in a prehabilitation protocol for total knee arthroplasty experienced shorter length of stay and better discharge…

Meeting News

One-stage exchange may yield better outcomes vs two-stage exchange in TJA

February 1, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Despite two-stage exchange being the traditional treatment method in North America for infected total joints, a presenter at…

Movers and Shakers

Thomas K. Fehring, MD, receives FARE grant

January 31, 2019
Thomas K. Fehring, MD, a hip and knee surgeon with OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center, was awarded a grant from The Foundation for Arthroplasty…

The Hip Society, The Knee Society acquire CCJR

January 30, 2019
The Hip Society and The Knee Society signed an agreement to acquire Current Concepts in Joint Replacement. The move is a culmination of feasibility…