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Study: Patients with ankylosing spondylitis at greater odds for complications after THA

August 21, 2017
Compared with controls, patients with ankylosing spondylitis had greater odds for complications after total hip arthroplasty, according to results of…

Trump signs FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 into law

August 21, 2017
President Donald J. Trump recently signed the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 into law. The
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Bone marrow aspirate concentrate, hyaluronan-based scaffold effective for cartilage lesions in older patients

August 21, 2017
Results from this study demonstrated bone marrow aspirate concentrate and a hyaluronan-based scaffold is viable and effective for the treatment of…
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VIDEO: Good outcomes seen after anterolateral ligament reconstruction in a football player

August 21, 2017
TORONTO — At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Volker Musahl, MD, spoke about a football player with…
Movers and Shakers

The CORE Institute appoints first spine physician to its Southeastern Michigan team

August 20, 2017
The CORE Institute announced it has appointed Michael Slesinski, DO, a fellowship-trained interventional spine, sports medicine and…

Stryker receives FDA 510(k) clearance for pedicle screws

August 19, 2017
Stryker’s spine division announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Serrato pedicle screw, which is to be used for the noncervical…
In the Journals

Researchers explore treatment options for insertional Achilles tendon injuries in athletes

August 18, 2017
A recent literature review showed nonoperative and operative management of insertional Achilles tendon injuries yielded positive outcomes for…
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VIDEO: Meniscal repair is a viable option for revision ACL reconstruction

August 18, 2017
TORONTO — At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Brett D. Owens, MD, discussed a study that looked at…
In the JournalsFrom OT Europe

Several patient factors may yield unsatisfactory results after tibial tuberosity anteromedialization

August 17, 2017
Patients undergoing tibial tuberosity anteromedialization may be predisposed to unsatisfactory outcomes and early failure if they are older, have…
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Medial open-wedge high tibial osteotomy linked with cartilage regeneration

August 17, 2017
While correcting a varus deformity in arthritic knees after medial open-wedge high tibial osteotomy with a locked plate system and no additional…
In the Journals

No significant change seen in obesity status after TLIF despite clinical improvements

August 17, 2017
Although investigators found improvements for function and pain, they discovered no significant change in weight after obese patients underwent…
In the Journals

Survey suggests partisanship doomed health care reform, public split on many ACA components

August 16, 2017
A greater Republican division on the issue of health care reform than originally thought in addition to the Democrats’ determination to not…
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VIDEO: Dejour says trochlear dysplasia should not be missed as factor for knee instability

August 16, 2017
TORONTO — At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, David Dejour, MD, recommended the use of slice CT or MRI…
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Electrotherapy and acupuncture linked with decreased, delayed opioid use after TKA

August 16, 2017
Investigators found electrotherapy and acupuncture after total knee arthroplasty correlated with a decrease in and later use of opioids. Researchers…
From OT Europe

Strict supervision may help manage pink, pulseless supracondylar fractures in children

Orthopaedics Today Europe, August 2017
With strict supervision, perfused, pulseless supracondylar fractures can be successfully managed without surgical revascularization and result in…
Perspective

CMS proposes rule to reduce number of mandatory participating areas in CJR model

August 16, 2017
CMS announced a proposed rule to reduce the number of mandatory geographic areas participating in the Center for Medicare and Medicaid…
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Gabapentinoids ineffective for back pain

August 16, 2017
Evidence on the use of the gabapentinoids pregabalin and gabapentin to treat chronic low back pain was limited, but indicated significant risk for…
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VIDEO: Percutaneous three-column osteotomy for kyphotic deformity correction in a congenital case

August 15, 2017
In this video from the Open Operating Theatre, Nils Hansen-Algenstaedt, MD, from OrthoCentrum Hamburg in

Camber Spine Technologies receives FDA 510(k) clearance for interbody fusion implant

August 15, 2017
Camber Spine Technologies announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the SPIRA open matrix anterior lumbar interbody fusion device. The…
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State access standards did not improve accessibility to specialists

August 15, 2017
The implementation of specialty access standards by state Medicaid agencies did not result in widespread, meaningful improvements in access to…
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