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BMI predicted infection after TKA better than adipose tissue

December 1, 2019
DALLAS — Results presented at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting showed BMI was a better predictor of…

THINK Surgical receives FDA 510(k) clearance for TKA technology

November 30, 2019
THINK Surgical Inc. has received FDA 510(k) clearance of its TSolution One Total Knee Application for use in total knee arthroplasty, according to a…
Meeting News

One-year delay in diagnosis common for Down syndrome arthropathy

November 29, 2019
ATLANTA — Patients with Down syndrome arthropathy experience a year-long delay from symptom onset to diagnosis, according to a presentation at…
In the Journals

Osteochondral autologous transplantation yielded significantly improved results

November 27, 2019
According to study results, osteochondral autologous transplantation is a safe and reliable procedure for treatment of high-grade osteochondral…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Distal biceps reconstruction yielded outcomes similar to primary repair

November 27, 2019
NEW YORK — Treatment of chronic, irreparable distal biceps ruptures with distal biceps reconstruction with soft tissue allograft yielded…
In the JournalsPerspective

Slow walking speed may be a sign of patellofemoral OA after ACL reconstruction

November 26, 2019
According to study results, slower walking speed was a strong predictor of worse trochlear cartilage health. This finding led researchers to conclude…
FDA News

FDA warns 15 companies for selling products containing CBD

November 26, 2019
The FDA recently issued warning letters to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol, or CBD, according to a press release.
In the Journals

US life expectancy drops after decades of improvement

November 26, 2019
Life expectancy among adults in the United States increased for nearly 6 decades but eventually slowed over time and then dropped for 3 straight…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Retrograde transpubic screws for pelvic fractures had low complication rates

November 26, 2019
DENVER — In elderly patients with high energy or fragility fractures of the pelvis, use of retrograde transpubic screws may yield good clinical…
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Absence of pediatric studies blocking critical biologic DMARDs for JIA

November 25, 2019
ATLANTA — Lax FDA policies on required pediatric studies for approved biologic DMARDs have exacerbated an already critical lack of approved…

Orthopedic organizations collaborate to form Biologics Alliance

November 25, 2019
The Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the International Cartilage Repair Society and…

BLOG: Case study 52-year-old right hand-dominant woman

November 25, 2019
by Sam Dyer, PA-C, MHS A 52-year-old right hand-dominant woman was seen in the orthopedic clinic after sustaining a fall from a horse. She had…
In the JournalsPerspective

NFL athletes had high prevalence of TKA after retirement

November 25, 2019
Retired National Football League athletes had a higher prevalence of knee replacement compared with hip replacement, with age and severe joint injury…
In the Journals

Diagnostic arthroscopy may be useful in periprosthetic shoulder infection diagnosis

November 24, 2019
In patients with suspicion but no clear evidence of periprosthetic shoulder infection, published results showed diagnostic arthroscopy may be a…

Smith & Nephew announces third-quarter 2019 trading report

November 23, 2019
Smith & Nephew announced its 2019 third-quarter trading report, stating positive momentum across all three of their global franchises…
Meeting News

Romosozumab increases bone density across varying levels of renal function

November 22, 2019
ATLANTA — Romosozumab increases bone mineral density among patients with osteoporosis across different levels of renal function, according to a…

DePuy Synthes launches new cervical spine system

November 22, 2019
DePuy Synthes, a Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Company, announced the launch of its Symphony Occipito-Cervico-Thoracic System for patients…
Meeting News

Inferior overhang of glenosphere yielded excellent range of motion in reverse shoulder arthroplasty

November 22, 2019
NEW YORK — Results presented at the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting showed a larger glenosphere implanted with inferior…
Meeting News

Despite flare prevalence with checkpoint inhibitors, patients with RA rarely discontinue

November 22, 2019
ATLANTA — Although disease flares were common among patients with rheumatoid arthritis who received immune checkpoint inhibitors to treat…
Meeting News

Biologic DMARDs similarly safe, effective in elderly- and young-onset RA

November 21, 2019
ATLANTA — Biologic DMARDs were as efficacious among patients with rheumatoid arthritis aged 60 years and older at disease onset as it was among…