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…

Trump administration sued over requirement to include drug prices in TV ads

June 17, 2019
Amgen, Merck, Eli Lilly and the Association of National Advertisers sued the Trump administration last week, seeking to avoid complying with an HHS…
In the Journals

Polymicrobial flora, gram-negative organisms seen in pelvic endoprostheses affected by infection following tumor resection

June 17, 2019
In patients with pelvic endoprostheses affected by infection following tumor resection, infections were mostly polymicrobial flora, caused by…
Feature

Clinician who sought mental health help shares journey

June 17, 2019
The struggle clinicians face in helping their patients, performing their required paperwork and maintaining a family life, all while maintaining…

Vilex Inc and external fixation technology acquired by OrthoPediatrics Corp

June 16, 2019
OrthoPediatrics Corp. recently announced the acquisition of Vilex Inc. and Orthex LLC, including its Orthex Hexapod circular fixation technology and…

DT MedTech receives premarket approval for three-piece, mobile-bearing total ankle implant

June 15, 2019
DT MedTech LLC has received FDA premarket approval for its Hintermann Series H3 Total Ankle Replacement System, according to a press release from the…
Meeting News

Partial knee replacement increased risk for long-term revision

June 14, 2019
Partial knee replacement was associated with an excess risk for long-term revision compared with total knee replacement, but may lower risk for…
In the JournalsPerspective

Patient-reported outcomes differed between men, women with glenohumeral instability

June 14, 2019
Results showed initial presentation, pathology and baseline patient-reported outcome scores differed between men and women with glenohumeral…
In the Journals

Quality of life was similar in patellar tendon, hamstring tendon and double-bundle ACL reconstruction comparison

June 14, 2019
No significant differences were seen at 5 years in the quality of life outcomes for patients who underwent patellar tendon, hamstring tendon and…
Meeting News

No link between TNF inhibitors, increased risk for cancer in PsA

June 14, 2019
Registry data from four European countries found no association between treatment with TNF inhibitors for psoriatic arthritis and an overall increase…
Point/Counter

What imaging is best to diagnose the source of hip-spine pathology symptoms?

Orthopedics Today, June 2019
There has been recent interest in joint arthroplasty in terms of how spinal motion might influence component position in patients undergoing total…
Cover Story

Surgeons should educate each other on the hip-spine connection

Orthopedics Today, June 2019
The belief that the spine moves independently of the pelvis and hip has been disproved in recent years as researchers repeatedly identified important…
Forward Thinking

Retirement planning 101: Six retirement tools available to orthopedists

Orthopedics Today, June 2019
David B. Mandell, JD, MBA; Sanjeev Bhatia, MD
A comfortable retirement is a leading financial goal for most physicians, including millennial orthopedic surgeons who may continue to practice for…
Surgical Technique

Meniscus repair can be done inexpensively, relatively easily for certain cases, tear patterns

Orthopedics Today, June 2019
Robert E. Hunter, MD
Meniscus repair is being done more frequently and applied to tear patterns that just a few years ago were thought to be irreparable. However…
Commentary

Be committed to stem cell therapy

Orthopedics Today, June 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
The promise of stem cell therapy is attractive. Through relatively simple and minimally invasive methods, physicians can harvest pluripotent cells…
Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

A 35-year-old man with pain after ACL reconstruction, meniscal repair, and partial meniscectomy

Orthopedics Today, June 2019
Brandon L. Rogalski, MD; Sommer Hammoud, MD; Taylor M. Paziuk, MD
A healthy, active 35-year-old man presented 5 days following a non-contact right knee injury sustained while playing soccer. He described planting…
Meeting News

Ixekizumab bests adalimumab in PsA in head-to-head comparison

June 13, 2019
Ixekizumab was associated with superior efficacy outcomes compared to adalimumab in a cohort of DMARD-naive patients with active psoriatic arthritis…
In the JournalsPerspective

Brachial plexus block with liposome bupivacaine for shoulder surgery linked with decreased opioid use

June 13, 2019
After shoulder surgery, a single-injection of ultrasound-guided brachial plexus block with liposome bupivacaine offered analgesia through 48 hours…
Meeting News

AMA passes policies to end non-opioid treatment barriers

June 13, 2019
The AMA approved multiple opioid-related policies at their annual meeting that aim to make patients the focus of pain treatment rather than third…