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BLOG: Which outcome measures are valid for patellofemoral instability?

October 10, 2019
by Laurie A. Hiemstra, MD, PhD, FRCSC; and Sarah Kerslake, MSc, BPhty  
In the Journals

Checkpoint inhibitor induced inflammatory arthritis persists after discontinuation

October 10, 2019
Inflammatory arthritis caused by immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy can develop into a long-term condition even after treatment cessation, requiring…
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VIDEO: Elderly patients should be mobilized early to reduce mortality risks

October 9, 2019
DENVER — At the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Richard Yoon, MD, spoke about fixation and revision strategies for…
In the JournalsPerspectiveFrom OT Europe

Elevated PE risk seen beyond 6 weeks after various types of surgery

October 9, 2019
Regardless of the surgery type, the risk of postoperative pulmonary embolism was elevated at more than 6 weeks postoperatively, according to…
FDA News

FDA approves osteoporosis follow-on biologic

October 9, 2019
The FDA on Monday approved an osteoporosis medication PF708 developed by Pfenex under the 505(b)(2) regulatory pathway as a…
Meeting News

Balanced cable transport with circular fixation may be safe treatment for tibia bone defects

October 9, 2019
According to a presentation at the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society Annual Meeting, balanced cable transport with circular fixation with…
In the Journals

Sprifermin shows 'positive sign' for cartilage thickness in knee OA

October 8, 2019
Patients with knee osteoarthritis who received a high sprifermin dose of 100 g administered every 6 or 12 months, demonstrated significantly improved…

Coding errors can cost you money and potentially a sale

October 8, 2019
As more orthopedic practices are approached for potential acquisition, our firm is engaged by buyers and sellers to evaluate the accuracy of coding…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: NASS president discusses leadership and inclusion strategies

October 8, 2019
CHICAGO — William J. Sullivan, MD, said he plans for continuity of leadership, relationships and ideas during his term as 35th president of the…
Meeting News

Radiotherapy for soft tissue sarcoma of the hand did not yield worse outcomes

October 8, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Use of radiotherapy in patients with soft tissue sarcoma of the hand was not associated with worse functional outcomes compared…
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VIDEO: Promising results seen after nonoperative treatment of stable Weber B ankle fractures

October 7, 2019
DENVER — At the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Edward Rooney, MD, spoke about a midterm follow-up study on stable Weber B-type…
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Up to $935B wasted in health care spending annually

October 7, 2019
The estimated cost of waste in the United States health care system ranged from $760 billion to $935 billion annually, or about 25% of total health…
From OT Europe

Tobacco smoking endangers orthopaedic operations and trauma surgery

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
Li Felländer Tsai, MD; Nikolaus Boehler, MD, FRCS
Technical innovations led to excellent results in orthopaedic surgery. Quality management efforts like registers, patient-reported outcome measure…
From OT Europe

Meet and challenge the experts at the EFORT Congress in Vienna

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
By including five Interactive Expert Exchange sessions in the 2020 Congress program, the EFORT Science Committee has built, together with several…
From OT Europe

Harmonization and diversity to be main theme for EFORT 2020 Congress

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
EFORT has featured at every annual meeting for the past 5 years a specific congress main theme that has always aligned with the EFORT mission of…
From OT Europe

Free EFORT webinar on treatment of lumbar disk herniation being held in October

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
The EFORT Webinar on Surgical Treatment of Lumbar Disk Herniation will take place on Monday 28 October 2019, 19:00-20:00 CET. This webinar will…
From OT Europe

Fellow provides testimony about EFORT Visiting Fellowships Programme in Paris

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
Roxana Viamont-Guerra, MD
Roxana Viamont-Guerra, MD, from Brazil discusses the unique opportunity she had to visit a renowned host centre and Frédéric Laude, MD, in Clinique
From OT Europe

EFORT Open Reviews: A round-up of recently published articles

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
EFORT Open Reviews is the new open access journal from EFORT and Bone & Joint Publishing. All articles are free to read online with no…
From OT Europe

Abstract submission for EFORT Vienna 2020 Congress can be simple and smooth

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
Abstract submission for the upcoming EFORT Annual Congress in Vienna, Austria will be running on our online scientific platform until Friday, 15…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Poor preoperative mental health status linked to worse outcomes after hip arthroscopy

October 6, 2019
BOSTON — Results presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting showed preoperative mental health status was…