In the JournalsPerspective

Frailty may increase complications after total shoulder arthroplasty

September 1, 2019
Frail patients may experience an increased risk of early complications and adverse outcomes after total shoulder arthroplasty, according to…
In the JournalsPerspective

Surgeon preference for selective vs routine patellar resurfacing linked with greater revision risk

August 31, 2019
Compared with surgeons who prefer to routinely resurface the patella, results of this study indicated that surgeons who prefer selective patellar…

Video helps travelers navigate airport security after joint replacement

August 30, 2019
The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons released a video on how to go through airport security checkpoints after joint replacement for…
In the Journals

More seasons of play in NFL linked with cognitive impairment, depression in former players

August 30, 2019
According to results, seasons of play and playing position in the National Football League are correlated with lasting neuropsychiatric health…
In the Journals

Almost all electric scooter drivers who crash do not wear helmets

August 30, 2019
Helmet use was “extremely rare” and alcohol consumption beyond the legal limit and illicit substance use “was common” among…

CDC: Opioid deaths declining

August 29, 2019
CDC data show opioid deaths dropped 4.6% overall during a 12-month period that encompassed 2017 and 2018, but there was an 11.1% increase in opioid
Blog

BLOG: Relationships with vendors: Embrace them, but with caution

August 29, 2019
by David M. Glaser, JD A device company wants you to give speeches explaining how you use their product or asks you to offer suggestions for…
Breaking News

‘Not your mother’s marijuana’: Surgeon General issues warning about drug’s harms

August 29, 2019
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, issued an advisory to raise awareness — especially among pregnant women and youth — of the harms…

University of Kentucky uses stepwise protocols to reduce opioid prescriptions

August 29, 2019
As the state of Kentucky began to tackle the opioid epidemic by passing legislation on the amount, duration and procedures for which controlled…
In the JournalsPerspective

Modular femoral revision system yielded excellent component survivorship

August 28, 2019
Use of a specific modular femoral revision system yielded excellent component survivorship for patients undergoing revision total hip arthroplasty…
Meeting News

Surgical training with virtual reality yielded better results vs standard surgical guide

August 28, 2019
Medical students who underwent surgical training with a virtual reality program performed better in a simulated procedure compared to medical…
In the Journals

Results support carbon dioxide bone preparation vs tourniquet alone for TKA

August 27, 2019
Significantly more cement penetration was seen in three Knee Society Radiographic Evaluation System zones with greater cancellous bone in patients…
FDA News

FDA grants fast track designation to cell therapy for degenerative disk disease

August 27, 2019
The FDA has given its fast track designation to the investigational cell therapy IDCT for the treatment of degenerative disc disease. IDCT…
In the Journals

Significant correlation seen between posterior acromial morphology, shoulder instability

August 27, 2019
There was a significant correlation between specific acromial morphology and the direction of glenohumeral instability, according to results.
Guidelines

Guide ‘emphasizes facts, not falsehoods’ about CBD use

August 27, 2019
Americans for Safe Access recently issued the Patient’s Guide to CBD to provide background on cannabidiol and recommendations regarding its…
In the Journals

Post-discharge opiate prescribing habits vary among AAHKS members

August 26, 2019
Published results showed significant variability in post-discharge opiate and non-opiate prescribing habits after total hip and knee arthroplasty…
In the Journals

Significantly higher infection risk seen with hemodialysis vs peritoneal dialysis after THA, TKA

August 26, 2019
According to results, a significantly higher risk of infection was seen in patients on hemodialysis compared with patients on peritoneal dialysis…
Meeting News

High school football concussion risk greater for young athletes and on turf

August 25, 2019
BOSTON — Concussion risk in high school football is greater for younger players and on practices on turf-based surfaces, according to a study
In the JournalsPerspective

Isolated open anterior shoulder release improved brachial plexus birth palsy outcomes

August 24, 2019
Published results showed isolated open anterior release of the shoulder reduced posterior joint subluxation and improved passive and active shoulder…
In the Journals

Anesthesia methods impact early opioid consumption after distal radial fracture surgery

August 23, 2019
Anesthesia methods after surgical treatment of distal radial fracture significantly impact early patterns of postoperative pain and opioid…