BLOG: Are you a mentor leader?

August 23, 2019
One of the most effective ways to create meaning in our lives is to serve as a mentor to others. Advising, counseling and showing the way to a…
In the Journals

US residents may prescribe more postoperative opioids than residents in Haiti, the Netherlands

August 22, 2019
Surveys using vignette-based trauma cases that were given to residents showed those from the United States prescribed more postoperative opioids at…
In the Journals

Longer off-season reduced risk of elbow pain in young baseball players

August 22, 2019
Recently published results showed a significant correlation between off-season duration with elbow pain and morphologic abnormalities of the medial…
In the JournalsPerspective

Reverse shoulder arthroplasty angle may reliably measure glenoid inclination

August 21, 2019
Inclination of the inferior portion of the native glenoid may be reliably measured with the reverse shoulder arthroplasty angle in patients with…
Feature

One health system’s experience relevant to proposed price transparency rule

August 21, 2019
CMS recently proposed a rule requiring hospitals to disclose the amount that patients would pay for services before they receive care. The rule is…
In the JournalsFrom OT Europe

Out-of-range alignment linked with tibial component migration after TKA

Orthopaedics Today Europe, September 2019
According to recently published results, mechanically out-of-range alignment was linked with higher tibial component migration after total knee…
In the JournalsFrom OT Europe

Out-of-range alignment linked with tibial component migration after TKA

August 21, 2019
According to recently published results, mechanically out-of-range alignment was linked with higher tibial component migration after total knee…
Meeting News

Algorithm finds predictors of minimally clinically important differences after hip arthroscopy

August 20, 2019
BOSTON — Predictors of failure to achieve a minimally clinically important difference following hip arthroscopy include mental health, symptom…
In the Journals

Oblique incision for clavicle fracture had several advantages vs transverse incision

August 20, 2019
Although both oblique and transverse incisions for treatment of fractures of the mid-to-outer third of the clavicle had equivalent effects on…
Meeting NewsPerspective

No differences found for early vs delayed treatment of multiligament knee injuries

August 19, 2019
BOSTON — Although early vs. delayed surgical treatment of multiligament knee injuries had no differences in patient-reported outcomes, results…
In the Journals

Drug treatments for osteoporosis decrease fracture risk but not mortality

August 19, 2019
For patients with osteoporosis, no drug treatment was associated with reduced mortality rates, according to a study published in JAMA Internal
Meeting News

Accelerated weight-bearing after MACI of knee defects seen as safe

August 19, 2019
BOSTON — High levels of patient satisfaction and tissue durability beyond 10 years were seen with matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte…
Feature

Analysts debate Senate drug pricing bill’s likelihood of making an impact

August 19, 2019
The Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act, introduced last month by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ranking Member…

Stryker adjusts commercial organizational structure

August 18, 2019
Stryker announced it has adjusted its commercial organizational structure, according to a company press release. Spencer S. Stiles will now be the…
Meeting News

Similar results seen with knotless vs knotted anchors for arthroscopic shoulder stabilization

August 17, 2019
BOSTON — Patients who underwent arthroscopic shoulder stabilization with knotless anchors had outcomes similar to patients who had traditional…
FDA News

FDA approves Rinvoq for methotrexate-refractory RA

August 16, 2019
The FDA has approved upadacitinib, a 15-mg, once-daily oral JAK inhibitor, for the treatment of moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis among…
In the JournalsPerspective

Hemiarthroplasty with concentric reaming had equivalent outcomes to total shoulder arthroplasty

August 16, 2019
Published results showed high and equivalent rates of sporting, clinical and radiographic outcomes between patients who underwent hemiarthroplasty…
FDA NewsPerspective

Zimmer Biomet receives FDA approval for spinal tether device for idiopathic scoliosis

August 16, 2019
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced it has received FDA approval for The Tether, the first spinal tether device intended for use in children and…

CMS proposes changes to inpatient only, ASC covered surgical procedures lists

August 16, 2019
In the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System proposed rule, CMS aims to remove total…
Feature

Arthritis drug market rattles as upadacitinib wins race to FDA approval

August 16, 2019
In a landmark FDA approval, AbbVie’s upadacitinib has won the race to enter the drug market as the third JAK inhibitor approved for the…