In the Journals

Blood biomarkers may provide information on impact of concussion in collegiate athletes

January 24, 2020
According to results published in JAMA Network Open, blood biomarkers may provide information on how sport-related concussion impacts the brains of…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: CCJR meeting marks 36 years of advancement in joint replacement surgery

January 23, 2020
ORLANDO — At the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting, A. Seth Greenwald, DPhil (Oxon), discussed the impact the meeting has…
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VIDEO: Orthopedics Today Hawaii covers topics important to orthopedic surgeons

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii, Anthony A. Romeo, MD, highlighted important topics for orthopedic surgeons discussed at the…
Guest Editorial

Refresh your practice

January 23, 2020
In this guest editorial, Wayne B. Jonas, MD, the executive director of Samueli
In the Journals

Anatomic distal radius fracture restoration not linked with improved subjective outcomes

January 22, 2020
Twelve months after treatment, there was no correlation between precise restoration of the wrist anatomy and better patient-reported outcomes in…
Meeting News

Pharmacogenetic testing may inform pain management after surgery

January 22, 2020
ORLANDO — Pharmacogenetic testing may determine which patients will respond well to conventional drugs or who may need alternative drugs during…
In the Journals

Greater injury severity linked to greater fatal carcinogenesis risk

January 21, 2020
Published results showed radiation exposure and fatal carcinogenesis risk was greater among patients who had a greater severity of injury to the limb…
Meeting News

Direct superior portal-assisted THA suited for same-day surgery

January 21, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — As piriformis and conjoined tendon releases are not required with the direct super portal-assisted approach and it preserves…
In the Journals

Operative management of distal radial fractures reduced malunion

January 20, 2020
Although nonoperative treatment of distal radial fractures in patients 65 years of age and older yielded a significant decrease in 1-year upper…
Feature

Five ways to maximize EHR use

January 20, 2020
Electronic health records promised to save time but instead, findings show that primary care physicians spend almost 6 hours a day on them. …
In the JournalsPerspective

Early concussion care yielded faster recovery vs late care

January 20, 2020
Published results showed athletes who presented for clinical care within the first week of concussion injury experienced faster recovery compared…
In the JournalsPerspective

Participation in BPCI for joint replacement surgery linked with decreased episode spending

January 19, 2020
Under the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement program, participation in bundled payment for lower extremity joint replacement for 3 years…
In the Journals

Fragility significantly correlated with complications after TKA

January 18, 2020
According to study results, one-fifth of patients who underwent primary and revision total knee arthroplasty were classified as frail and were at a…
Video

VIDEO: More stem cells needed to improve arthritis pain relief

January 17, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii, Jack M. Bert, MD, spoke about the concept of injectables for arthritis. Injectables, such as…
Video

VIDEO: Update on shoulder codes in Medicare final rule for 2020

January 17, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii, William R. Beach, MD, spoke about changes in Medicare coding. He said a proposal to have the…
In the JournalsPerspective

Age may be a predictor of good outcomes after patellofemoral joint microfracture

January 17, 2020
According to results from a systematic review, clinical outcomes improved at midterm follow-up after microfracture for chondral lesions in the…
Meeting News

Surgeons should have an extensile form of anterolateral approach for primary THA

January 17, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii, a speaker said surgeons should make the anterolateral approach extensile when it is used for…
Meeting News

Posterior approach may provide successful outcomes in primary, revision THA

January 16, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — When planned carefully and used consistently, the posterior approach in primary and revision hip arthroplasty may provide…
Meeting News

Speaker: Direct anterior approach handles variety of primary, revision THA problems

January 16, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — The direct anterior approach is an adaptable approach that can handle a wide spectrum of primary and revision total hip…
Meeting News

Medially stabilized TKR designs are more sagittally stable

January 16, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Medially stabilized TKR designs are more sagittally stable and studies have shown better patient-reported outcomes with their…