Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from OTA, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

‘Excellent’ outcomes seen in children with lateral condyle humerus fractures regardless of complications

October 25, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Children with lateral condyle humerus fractures had ‘excellent’ functional outcomes at the early and 1-year…
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VIDEO: Presenter compares operative vs nonoperative treatment for humeral shaft fractures

October 24, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Lisa K. Cannada, MD, discussed a study that compared operative with…
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Lower mortality, complication rates seen with extended DVT prophylaxis for hip fracture surgery

October 24, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients who underwent hip fracture surgery and were prescribed deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis for 28 days or more had a 67%…
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VIDEO: Presenter speaks about computerized adaptive testing PROMIS scores in hip fracture surgery

October 23, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Elizabeth B. Gausden, MD, discussed a study that evaluated the use of…
Meeting NewsPerspective

No benefits seen with PRP injection in patients with acute Achilles tendon ruptures

October 23, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Results of a double-blind, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled trial presented at the Orthopaedic Trauma Annual Meeting…
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VIDEO: Presenter discusses ways integrated practice units may be applied in orthopedic trauma

October 20, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Karl M. Koenig, MD, spoke about the use of integrated practice units to…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Presenters discuss issues, treatments for complex tibial plateau fractures

October 20, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, William T. Obremskey, MD, MPH; Clay Spitler, MD;
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VIDEO: For complex tibial shaft fractures, rhBMP-2 may yield better results than autograft

October 20, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Lisa K. Cannada, MD, discussed a study that compared recombinant human…
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No difference seen between aspirin, low-molecular-weight heparin as VTE prophylaxis after orthopedic trauma

October 19, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — No difference was seen in bleeding complications among patients who received aspirin compared with low-molecular-weight heparin…
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Advantages seen with use of short vs long nails for patients with hip fractures

October 19, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with pertrochanteric fractures treated with either short cephalomedullary nails or long cephalomedullary nails had…

Meeting Calendar

Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting

October 17, 2018 - October 20, 2018