In the JournalsFrom OT Europe

Benzoyl peroxide may reduce presence of C. acnes on the shoulder

April 5, 2020
Published results showed use of benzoyl peroxide five times on the skin of the shoulder reduced the presence of Cutibacterium acnes and may reduce…
In the JournalsPerspectiveFrom OT Europe

Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction with suture fixation may improve patellar stability

April 4, 2020
Published results showed good outcomes and significant improvement in patellar stability among patients with recurrent patellar dislocation treated…
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Cemented monopolar implants may yield lower costs in hemiarthroplasty for hip fracture

April 3, 2020
In a retrospective review, researchers found use of bipolar and press-fit implants in hemiarthroplasty for treatment of hip fractures increased…
Meeting News

DEXA absorptiometry alone may not identify patients at risk for fragility fracture

April 3, 2020
Use of DEXA scan alone may not adequately identify patients with hip fracture at risk for fragility fracture, according to results. Kenneth A
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AAOS, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation recognize work of Braden C. Fleming, PhD

April 3, 2020
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announced Braden C. Fleming, PhD, received the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Clinical…

Orthopedic surgeons must band together in this pandemic

April 3, 2020
by Leesa M. Galatz, MD COVID-19 — It is all we’ve heard for the past several weeks. First it was a problem in another country. Now it is…
Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary: Managing a private practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 3, 2020
In this Guest Commentary, Peter R. Honig, DO, a family physician with a private practice
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Alice Huang, PhD, receives Kappa Delta Young Investigator Award for tendon research

April 2, 2020
The Kappa Delta Young Investigator Award, for researchers younger than age 40 years who have presented outstanding research in musculoskeletal…
Meeting News

Alpha-defensin lateral-flow test yields high sensitivity, specificity for periprosthetic joint infection

April 2, 2020
The alpha-defensin lateral-flow test showed a high sensitivity and specificity in detecting periprosthetic joint infection prior to revision total…
Meeting News

Rivaroxaban superior to enoxaparin for VTE prevention after nonmajor orthopedic surgery

April 2, 2020
Treatment with rivaroxaban was more effective than enoxaparin for preventing venous thromboembolism during immobilization after lower-limb nonmajor…

COVID-19: Orthopedic groups should consider key legal updates

April 2, 2020
By Anjana D. Patel, JD, Gary W. Herschman, JD, and Denise Dadika, JD Orthopedic groups are struggling with the strain that the COVID-19 pandemic has…
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Promising results found for biphasic calcium-phosphate as a bone graft substitute in spine fusion

April 1, 2020
Use of biphasic calcium-phosphate was a successful substitute as a standalone bone graft for autograft in instrumented posterolateral fusion of the…

AAHKS announced C. Lowry Barnes, MD, as president

April 1, 2020
The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons announced C. Lowry Barnes, MD, as president during its board of directors meeting, which was held…

Q&A: COVID-19 disrupts 2020 census

April 1, 2020
The negative downstream effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may extend to the United States census, a business and economy expert told Healio Primary…
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TKA implants with vs without hydroxyapatite coating, fixation pegs yielded similar outcomes

March 31, 2020
Total knee arthroplasty implants with porous and hydroxyapatite coatings and fixation pegs had similar clinical outcomes and survivorship rates…

National Athletic Trainers’ Association helps connect certified athletic trainers with hospitals amid COVID-19 pandemic

March 31, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to stress the U.S. health care system, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association has teamed up with…
In the Journals

Certain medical devices with FDA priority review have higher recall rates

March 31, 2020
High-risk, or class 3, medical devices that underwent FDA priority review had higher recall rates and less time on the market before serious recalls…
In the JournalsPerspective

Arthroscopic medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction may be reliable for recurrent patellar dislocation

March 31, 2020
Published results showed arthroscopic medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction with autograft gracilis tendon may be reliable and safe among…
In the JournalsPerspective

Range of motion after reverse shoulder arthroplasty improved with early or delayed rehabilitation

March 30, 2020
Published results showed significant and similar improvements in range of motion and other outcomes among patients who received either early or…

Smith & Nephew addresses COVID-19 impact

March 30, 2020
Due to the spread of COVID-19 beyond China, Smith & Nephew has withdrawn its full-year 2020 financial guidance, which was issued in February and…