How to improve and maintain a positive online reputation

September 19, 2019
Online reviews have been infiltrating the internet since the early 2000s and have been further influenced by the growth of Amazon with product…
Meeting News

Preoperative opioid use leads to perioperative consequences in foot and ankle surgery

September 19, 2019
CHICAGO — Preoperative opioid exposure was linked with significant perioperative consequences and postoperative complications in patients who…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

High rate of return to sport seen after nonoperative treatment of acute Achilles tendon ruptures

September 19, 2019
CHICAGO — According to a presenter at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, nonoperative treatment of acute…
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VIDEO: High pain scores seen with popliteal nerve blocks for foot and ankle surgery

September 19, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Steven M. Raikin, MD, discussed a study that looked at the use of…
Meeting News

Similar early ankle OA, arthritis scores seen after lateral vs anterior total ankle replacement

September 18, 2019
CHICAGO — Early results of lateral total ankle replacement compared with anterior total ankle replacement showed patients who underwent the…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Diagnostic ultrasound seen as reliable for assessment of sagittal translation of the fibula

September 18, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Noortje Hagemeijer, MD, discussed a study that looked at the use…
Meeting News

Satisfaction increased with time in older patients with distal radius fractures

September 18, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Patients 60 years of age or older reported satisfaction with treatment of distal radius fractures when they recovered slightly more…
From OT Europe

Call for applications now open for new fellowship on robotics

Orthopaedics Today Europe, September 2019
EFORT is proud to announce new a new fellowship, which is supported by Stryker, focused on robotics. During the EFORT Robotics Fellowship Program…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Good outcomes seen after total ankle arthroplasty in stiff ankles

September 17, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Justin M. Kane, MD, discussed the role of total ankle…
In the JournalsPerspective

UKA prosthesis yielded promising midterm results for OA

September 17, 2019
A published study showed encouraging clinical results at midterm follow-up among patients who underwent unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: High incidence of arthritis seen at the metatarsal head sesamoid articulation

September 16, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Steven M. Raikin, MD, discussed a study that looked at…

Zimmer Biomet receives FDA 510(k) clearance for meniscal repair device

September 16, 2019
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the JuggerStitch meniscal repair device. With two soft anchors…

Understand fiduciary vs suitability standards of investment advisors

Orthopedics Today, September 2019
Sanjeev Bhatia, MD; David B. Mandell, JD, MBA
In the first part of this three-part series, we discussed potential pitfalls of investing alone, without the assistance of a professional. This…
Point/Counter

Should orthobiologics be used in primary traumatic fracture cases?

Orthopedics Today, September 2019
The answer to the question is “yes and no.” Orthobiologics are adjuvants that are thought to improve the endogenous healing potential of the injured…
Cover Story

Standards needed for orthobiologic use in fractures

Orthopedics Today, September 2019
Some factors related to the patient or surgery, including inadequate blood flow and fracture stability, can result in fracture nonunion. However…
Surgical Technique

Minimally invasive repairs are used for midsubstance Achilles tendon ruptures

Orthopedics Today, September 2019
Andrew R. Hsu, MD; Gregory C. Berlet, MD; Robert B. Anderson, MD
Acute midsubstance Achilles tendon ruptures are an increasingly common injury among athletic patients that can lead to significant functional…
Commentary

Focus on the value, rewards of physician-patient relationships

Orthopedics Today, September 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Studies of burnout, depression and dissatisfaction among physicians share one common theme – the problem arises from the environment in which…
Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

A 75-year-old woman with constitutional symptoms, precipitous functional decline

Orthopedics Today, September 2019
Bayard C. Carlson, MD; Douglas W. Bartels, MD; Joshua D. Johnson, MD; Peter S. Rose, MD
A 75-year-old woman with a medical history significant for obesity, diabetes mellitus type 2 and coronary artery disease presented with a 6-month…
Meeting News

Reduced narcotic consumption seen with percutaneous foot and ankle surgery

September 16, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, a presenter said there was significant decrease and cessation in…
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VIDEO: PROMIS outcomes support physical therapy for nonoperatively managed foot and ankle patients

September 15, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, discussed a study that looked at whether…