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Controversy, cost may not dim potential of stem cells in the shoulder

Distal femoral osteotomy: Short-term deformity solution needs long-term follow-up

Robotic-assisted systems may lead to more accurate knee arthroplasty procedures

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Surgical Technique

The latest orthopedic surgical tips, techniques and pearls in orthopedic surgery

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Noninvasive device helps with elective, traumatic shoulder incision closure

Matthew Binkley, MD; Matthew J. Albrecht, PA-C; Uma Srikumaran, MD, MBA

Pectoralis major tear repair, fixation help restore anatomy, biomechanics

Matthew T. Provencher, MD; Márcio B. Ferrari, MD; George Sánchez, BS

Modified Stoppa approach is effective for fixing acetabular fractures from the front

Cyril Mauffrey, MD, FACS, FRCS; Nicholas A. Alfonso, MD; Mark E. Hake, MD; Austin Heare, MD
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Orthopedic Medical Legal Advisor

Reporting from the crossroads of orthopedic practice and law

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Establish fair market value when dealing with industry

B. Sonny Bal, MD, PhD, JD, MBA; Lawrence H. Brenner, JD

Cellphone use in the OR poses liability risks

B. Sonny Bal, MD, JD, MBA; Lawrence H. Brenner, JD

Successful physician, defense counsel partnership aids in resolution of malpractice claims

B. Sonny Bal, MD, JD, MBA; Lawrence H. Brenner, JD
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Infection Watch

Addressing the prevention and treatment of infection before, during and after orthopedic procedures

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Role of microbiome in arthritic disease may be next frontier in medicine

Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS; Noam Shohat, MD; Majd Tarabichi, MD

WHO, CDC issue guidelines for infection prevention

Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS; Noam Shohat, MD

Next generation sequencing technology shows potential in management of periprosthetic joint infection

Majd Tarabichi, MD; Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS
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John D. Kelly IV, MD, is an associate professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. He focuses his blog on helping surgeons reduce stress while achieving balance in their practices and families.

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Patellofemoral Update focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of patellofemoral disorders. The blog is sponsored by The Patellofemoral Foundation whose mission is to improve the care of individuals with anterior knee pain through targeted education and research. The Patellofemoral Foundation offers additional online education resources on its website.

BLOG: Thoughts on the current state of patella instability surgery

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BLOG: Use common sense recognition, treatment for patellofemoral pain in young patients

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BLOG: Surgical correction for patellar instability and genu valgum in skeletally immature patients

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In the Business-Minded Surgeon blog, John "Jay" Crawford, MD, discusses how orthopedic surgeons can navigate a health care environment where clinical skill alone may carry a diminishing financial return. Topics include how to increase one’s understanding of consumer value and how to rigorously maximize return based on business strategy. 


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David M. Glaser, JD, is a health care attorney at Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. He focuses his blog on health care legal issues and policy-related health topics, ranging from how to operate ancillary services to methods for shaping the health care reform debate.

BLOG: An important notice you may be missing

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BLOG: Accepting outside imaging referrals, choosing counsel wisely

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