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VIDEO: Presenter spoke about acetabular fixation screws for THA

February 22, 2018
KOLOA, Hawaii – At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2018, David G. Lewallen, MD, discussed when and how to use acetabular fixation screws for…
In the Journals

Ankylosing spondylitis, non radiographic axial spondyloarthritis carry similar disease burden

February 22, 2018
Patients with ankylosing spondylitis and nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis share comparable disease burden and treatment patterns in clinical…
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VIDEO: Presenter discusses ways to determine correct level of constraint for TKA

February 22, 2018
KOLOA, Hawaii – At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2018, Douglas A. Dennis, discussed how to determine the correct level of constraint for total…
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VIDEO: Physicians should be transparent with patients regarding appropriate, possible post-total joint reconstruction VTE prophylaxis

February 22, 2018
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — At the Interdisciplinary Conference on Orthopedic Value-Based Care, Linda A. Russell, MD, said it is important for…

AAOS receives QCDR designation from CMS for 2018, AJRR appoints new committee members

February 22, 2018
The American Joint Replacement Registry announced the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Orthopaedic Quality Resource Center has inherited the…

AAHKS issues guidance for members regarding CMS removal of TKA from IPO list

February 22, 2018
For clarification purposes and to address some confusion at the provider level regarding the removal of total knee arthroplasty from the Medicare…
In the Journals

Aspirin, Xarelto show no difference in preventing venous thromboembolism after TJA

February 22, 2018
Results published in The New England Journal of Medicine showed no significant difference between extended prophylaxis with aspirin and Xarelto in…

NSAIDs, when used properly, can be ‘happy medium’ in pain management

February 22, 2018
Primary care physicians need to discuss the risks and dangers of using NSAIDs with their patients, several doctors told Healio Family Medicine. …

NuVasive SpineTrack Registry designated as qualified clinical data registry by CMS

February 22, 2018
NuVasive Inc. announced its SpineTrack Registry has received the designation of quality clinical data registry by CMS for the 2018 merit-based…
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VIDEO: Presenter discusses the anterolateral approach for THA

February 21, 2018
KOLOA, Hawaii – At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2018, David G. Lewallen, MD, spoke about the anterolateral approach for total hip…

NIH: Access to RA, lupus disease tissue data now available

February 21, 2018
The NIH has released datasets from a phase 1 study characterizing individual cells in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus disease…
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VIDEO: Presenter speaks to limb length, off-set during THA

February 21, 2018
KOLOA, Hawaii – At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2018, Robert L. Barrack, MD, spoke about limb length and off-set during total hip…
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VIDEO: Presenter spoke about metal augments, cones for TKA

February 21, 2018
KOLOA, Hawaii – At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2018, Wayne G. Paprosky, MD, FACS, discussed when and how to use metal augments or cones for…
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VIDEO: Bozic discusses optimizing health outcomes to control care delivery costs

February 21, 2018
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — At the Interdisciplinary Conference on Orthopedic Value-Based Care, Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA, discussed ways health care…
From OT Europe

Zimmer Biomet’s Rapid Recovery program hits 2-decade milestone

February 21, 2018
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced the 20th anniversary of its Rapid Recovery program, an evidence-based program that reportedly optimizes a…
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ACTIVE: Abaloparatide increases BMD in oldest women subgroup

February 21, 2018
In women aged at least 80 years with osteoporosis, bone mineral density at the total hip, femoral neck and lumbar spine increased during 18 months…
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BLOG: Anatomic medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction can be safely performed in pediatric cases

February 21, 2018
Recurrent patellofemoral instability is common. Following an index patellar dislocation, the rate of recurrent dislocation is estimated to be 15% to…

Former Aetna director’s admission on decision process could impact millions

February 21, 2018
Authorities in four states are investigating Aetna policy decisions after its former medical director, Jay Ken Iinuma, MD, admitted making decisions…
In the Journals

More than a third of physicians meet burnout criteria

February 21, 2018
Approximately one-third of physicians experience characteristics of burnout, such as emotional exhaustion and depersonalization, which often led to…
In the Journals

Use of one-third tubular plating for fibula fractures may lead to $40 million in annual cost savings

February 21, 2018
General use of one-third tubular plating for fibula fractures may result in cost savings in the United States of up to nearly $40 million annually…