In the JournalsPerspective

White blood cell/bone marrow imaging yielded poor diagnosis of chronic shoulder PJI

June 24, 2019
Use of white blood cell/bone marrow single-photon emission CT with standard CT for diagnosis of chronic infection in failed shoulder arthroplasty…
Movers and Shakers

Zimmer Biomet announces new chief financial officer

June 23, 2019
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. recently announced that Suketu SukyUpadhyay has been appointed to executive vice president and chief…

Zavation gains FDA clearance for interbody system

June 22, 2019
Medical device company Zavation recently announced it received FDA 510(k) clearance to market the Ti3Z Interbody System. This device is used as a…
In the Journals

Naloxone coprescription laws may lead to more than 7-fold increase in dispensing

June 21, 2019
Legally mandating naloxone coprescriptions for patients at high risk for opioid overdose was tied to a 7.75-fold increase in dispensed naloxone…
Meeting News

ORAL-Shift: Tofacitinib noninferior to combination with methotrexate in RA

June 21, 2019
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with tofacitinib experienced efficacy and safety outcomes comparable to patients treated with tofacitinib…
In the Journals

Many risk factors contribute to post-injury mental health among black men

June 21, 2019
In a cohort of urban black men with serious injuries, contributors to post-injury mental health issues were early adverse childhood exposures…

Preoperative protocol at HSS aims to identify patients at risk for difficult pain management

June 21, 2019
Physicians across the United States have encountered patients scheduled for orthopedic surgery who are already on high-dose opioid pain medication…
In the Journals

Corticosteroid injections within 4 weeks of knee arthroscopy linked with increased infection rate

June 21, 2019
According to recently published results, there was a significant correlation between intra-articular corticosteroid injections within 4 weeks of…

Suk elected to AMA Board of Trustees

June 20, 2019
Michael Suk, MD, JD, MPH, MBA, FACS, was elected to the board of trustees of the AMA, according to a press release. “Dr. Suk’s election…
In the Journals

Rotator cuff repair with and without biceps tenodesis yielded equivalent outcomes

June 20, 2019
Results showed equivalent patient-determined outcomes between patients who underwent rotator cuff repair with and those who had the procedure without…
In the Journals

Poor outcomes seen in elective total joint arthroplasty patients who take opioids preoperatively

June 19, 2019
According to recently published results, there was a significant correlation between increased health care costs and adverse perioperative surgical…
Meeting NewsPerspectiveFrom OT Europe

Prevalence of noise after THA did not differ between ceramic-on-ceramic components

June 19, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — A comparison of two ceramic-on-ceramic total hip arthroplasty components showed no differences in the prevalence of noise at…
In the Journals

Treatment algorithm led to ‘satisfying’ outcomes for proximal humerus fractures

June 18, 2019
Use of an evidence-based treatment algorithm in patients with proximal humerus fractures proved to be a helpful tool for decision-making and led to…
CommentaryFrom OT Europe

Presidential highlights review theme, symposia at EFORT Congress in Lisbon

Orthopaedics Today Europe, June 2019
Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen, MD
Another great EFORT Congress just concluded. This one, which was held in Lisbon, was the 20th EFORT Congress. As president of EFORT starting June…

U.S. News & World Report names Boston's Children’s Hospital top pediatric orthopedic hospital

June 18, 2019
Boston's Children’s Hospital received top ranking by U.S. News & World Report in the country for pediatric orthopedic medicine for the…
Feature

How ‘tummy time’ factors into container baby syndrome, other things PCPs need to know about condition

June 18, 2019
Some of the most commonly used devices for infants — car seats, swings, bouncy seats, strollers, carriers or any device that inhibits a young…
In the Journals

Selective fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis linked with spontaneous correction of uninstrumented curves

June 17, 2019
In properly selected patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, selective fusion of either a main thoracic or lumbar curve resulted in…
Meeting News

First-in-human implanted vagus nerve device shows benefit in RA

June 17, 2019
A novel device that stimulates the vagus nerve was associated with encouraging DAS28-CRP response in a small cohort of patients with rheumatoid…
In the Journals

Older women with osteoporosis, multiple comorbidities have high probability of hip fracture

June 17, 2019
Women aged 80 and older with osteoporosis and substantial comorbidity have a high 5-year probability of hip fracture and may still benefit from drug…
Feature

BLOG: Don’t get burned: Physician burnout and what you can do

June 17, 2019
Physician burnout continues to garner headlines in medical literature so much so that the WHO recently added it to their international diseases…