Providers at NYU Langone Health work to combat opioid epidemic

August 15, 2019
NYU Langone Health brings together health care providers at the institution to work as a team to create individual protocols for different…
Commentary

Vacations offer a way to a better life

Orthopedics Today, August 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
In August, many Europeans take extended vacations. Businesses and government offices close, and millions travel to sunny destinations in the…
Surgical Technique

Reduction, fixation strategies aid management of vertical shear pelvic ring injuries

Orthopedics Today, August 2019
Cyril Mauffrey, MD, FACS, FRCS; Joshua A. Parry, MD; Michael H. Maher, MD
Vertical shear pelvic ring injuries present a unique challenge due to their inherent vertical and rotational instability. Binders, sheets or external…
Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

Man with posterior knee mass

Orthopedics Today, August 2019
George F. Hatch III, MD; Harrison F. Kay, MD; Jihoon T. Choi, MD; Moé R. Takeda, MD
A 36-year-old man was referred for the management of ongoing posterior right knee pain and discomfort following a complicated surgical history for…
Cover Story

Increase in reverse arthroplasty leads to utilization concerns

Orthopedics Today, August 2019
In the past decade, published research has identified an increase in shoulder arthroplasty procedures performed in the United States. Some orthopedic…

Choose wisely with use of investment advisor vs doing it yourself

Orthopedics Today, August 2019
David B. Mandell, JD, MBA; Sanjeev Bhatia, MD
This is the first of a three-part series on how an orthopedic surgeon will get investment advice during his or her lifetime. This article focuses on…
Point/Counter

Can anatomic shoulder arthroplasty be as effective as reverse arthroplasty for glenohumeral arthritis?

Orthopedics Today, August 2019
Anatomic TSA has been used to improve function and decrease pain in patients with shoulder arthritis since about 1970. Modern reverse shoulder…
In the JournalsPerspective

Satisfactory long-term results seen after crosse de hockey procedure for patellar dislocation

August 14, 2019
Satisfactory long-term results were seen after the crosse de hockey procedure for recurrent patellar dislocation, according to recently published…
In the Journals

Many NFL running backs, wide receivers return to play after concussion

August 14, 2019
There was a high percentage of National Football League running backs and wide receivers who were able to return to play after concussion, according…
Meeting News

Step therapy, insurance exclusions hinder effective drug access in JIA

August 13, 2019
ORLANDO — Treatment of pediatric patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis with medications available to their adult counterparts is often…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Time from MRI to surgery impacts rotator cuff tear size progression

August 13, 2019
BOSTON — According to a presenter at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, time had a significant impact on…
Meeting News

Arthroscopy after lateral ankle ligament surgery does not significantly increase complication rate

August 13, 2019
BOSTON — According to a presentation at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, arthroscopy after lateral ankle…
In the Journals

Trust in physician critical to drug adherence in RA, gout, osteoporosis

August 12, 2019
Medication adherence for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, gout and osteoporosis was heavily influenced by the degree of trust patients had in…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Lateral extra-articular tenodesis may reduce graft failure after ACL reconstruction

August 12, 2019
BOSTON — Young active patients undergoing hamstring autograft ACL reconstruction with lateral extra-articular tenodesis experienced reduced…
Meeting News

Rifampin intolerance seen in 23% of patients with orthopedic infections

August 12, 2019
NEW YORK — Among 75 patients who began rifampin therapy in conjunction with other medications to treat staphylococcal prosthetic joint…

Wright Medical reports second-quarter 2019 financial results

August 11, 2019
Wright Medical Group N.V. announced financial results for its second-quarter 2019, which ended June 30, 2019. During the second quarter, net sales…
Movers and Shakers

The Steadman Clinic adds its first female orthopedic surgeon

August 10, 2019
Orthopedic surgeon Leslie B. Vidal, MD, has joined The Steadman Clinic’s surgical team, effective August 1, according to a press release…
Meeting News

Anti-citrullinated protein antibodies predict high health care use in RA

August 9, 2019
ORLANDO — Among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, the presence of serum anti-citrullinated protein antibodies with erosive disease is a…
Meeting News

Sexual dysfunction more common in women with RA, PsA

August 9, 2019
ORLANDO — Decreased sexual functioning is more common among female patients with rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis, which should…

Practice acquisition: How to be easy to do business with

August 9, 2019
When was the last time you ran your referral report? If you are contemplating a merger or acquisition, your referral report is a valuable asset. If…