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VIDEO: Volar plates are not always suitable for patients with distal radius fractures

March 21, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Jesse B. Jupiter, MD, discussed whether volar plating was enough…
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VIDEO: Patient education is critical to reduce opioid use in patients who undergo arthroscopic meniscectomy

March 20, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, James Gladstone, MD, chief of the orthopedic sports medicine…
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Patients with insulin-dependent diabetes had increased risk of postoperative hyperglycemia

March 20, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Patients with insulin-dependent diabetes had an increased risk of postoperative hyperglycemia compared with patients with diabetes…
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VIDEO: MRIs may be useful to predict the need for elbow surgery in asymptomatic baseball pitchers

March 19, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Nikhil N. Verma, MD, discussed the use of MRI findings of…
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PROMIS Global-10 may be a valid outcomes assessment for patients with rotator cuff pathology

March 19, 2019
Recently published results suggest the patient-reported outcomes measurement information system global-10 may be valid in assessing patients with…

Corin Group acquires OMNI Orthopedics

March 18, 2019
With the backing of Permira funds, Corin Group has acquired OMNI Orthopedics, a manufacturer of devices for robotic-assisted total knee replacement…
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Oral anticoagulants, warfarin yielded similar bleeding, transfusion rates for hip fractures

March 18, 2019
Although patients with hip fractures on direct oral anticoagulants experienced long elapse time until surgical repair, results showed no differences…
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VIDEO: Orthopedic surgeons should consider antibiotic bone cement for patients with diabetes who undergo TKA

March 18, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Robert S. Namba, MD, spoke about the use of antibiotic bone cement…
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Speaker: Value of robotic-assisted TKA is its accuracy, safety

March 17, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Robotic approaches for total knee arthroplasty have advantages over manual methods, and research has shown use of this technology…
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Vitamin E-diffused highly crosslinked polyethylene liners had low wear rates at 7-year follow-up

March 16, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Vitamin E-diffused highly crosslinked polyethylene and mechanically annealed polyethylene liners had near-zero wear rates at 7-year…

Patients with ankylosing spondylitis had low dislocation rate after THA

March 16, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Dislocations after total hip arthroplasty in patients with ankylosing spondylitis were infrequent and less than anticipated at…

THINK Surgical to collaborate with United Orthopedic Corporation on knee replacement

March 15, 2019
THINK Surgical Inc. and United Orthopedic Corporation announced a collaboration aimed at enabling enhanced precision and providing a better fit in…

Wright Medical Group highlights innovations in orthopedics at the AAOS Annual Meeting

March 15, 2019
Wright Medical Group N.V. announced it will highlight recent innovations at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2019 Annual Meeting…
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Most negative online reviews involve nonclinical concerns

March 15, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Results presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting showed most negative online reviews of surgeons…
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VIDEO: Neuromusculoskeletal stimulation improves quadriceps function after TKA

March 15, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Gary S. Calabrese, PT, DPT, senior director of
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Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen, MD, receives Orthopedics Lifetime Achievement Award

March 15, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, SLACK Incorporated announced Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen, MD, of…

MTF Biologics introduces new putty-like cartilage allograft

March 15, 2019
MTF Biologics expanded its portfolio with the launch of CartiMax viable cartilage allograft. CartiMax is a putty-like cartilage allograft designed to…
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Number of opioids prescribed falls as long-term prescriptions rise

March 15, 2019
Over a period of 12 years, the number of opioids prescribed per person decreased, whereas the prescribing rate for long-term prescriptions increased…
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Physician burnout rate increases, broad-based approaches alleviate causes

March 15, 2019
The rate of physician burnout increased 5% during a 3-year period, according to findings recently published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers also…
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Paving a new path: Kristy Weber, MD, becomes AAOS president

March 15, 2019
At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Kristy L. Weber, MD, became the first female president of the organization’s…