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Overview of EFORT Congress on registries and impact on practice

Orthopaedics Today Europe, May 2019
EFORT is celebrating its 20th anniversary Congress in Lisbon from 5 to 7 June 2019. For this special occasion, the scientific program revolves around…
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Joint Workshop on Medical Device Registries: Providing evidence for regulators

Orthopaedics Today Europe, May 2019
In light of the importance of medical device registries, a series of other related events are organized in the near future, one of which is a joint…
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EFORT webinar: Patellofemoral Instability in Children

Orthopaedics Today Europe, May 2019
The May EFORT webinar is approaching fast. The webinar entitled Patellofemoral Instability in Children is organized by the EFORT Orthopaedic…
From OT Europe

EFORT Open Reviews: A round-up of recently published articles

Orthopaedics Today Europe, May 2019
EFORT Open Reviews is the new open access journal from EFORT and Bone & Joint Publishing. All articles are free to read online with no…
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Better the devil you know: Overview of opioids in postoperative pain management

Orthopaedics Today Europe, May 2019
This article is part of an ongoing series to raise awareness of a broad set of topics that impact orthopaedic practice to broaden the collaborative
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Congress goes paperless and information about the EFORT Plaza

Orthopaedics Today Europe, May 2019
For the first time, a printed program for the EFORT Congress will no longer be available. Attendees will have access to the entire program through…
Meeting News

Prevention remains the ‘holy grail’ for RA, and closer than ever

May 2, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — Although early detection of
Meeting NewsPerspective

Use patient-specific acetabular component safe zones for hip replacement

May 2, 2019
Sagittal-pelvic mobility is highly variable in populations of patients with osteoarthritis who are scheduled to undergo total hip replacement. For
In the Journals

Physical function, pain interference tests may be reliable, valid for subacromial impingement syndrome

May 2, 2019
Results published in The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery showed the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System physical function…
In the JournalsPerspective

Reverse shoulder arthroplasty for fracture sequelae had better results after conservative care vs ORIF

May 2, 2019
Results showed reverse shoulder arthroplasty yielded better outcomes and fewer complications among patients who developed proximal humeral fracture…
Meeting News

Medicare spending on DMARDs 'increased dramatically' over 4 years

May 1, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — The amount of Medicare spending for conventional DMARDs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis ballooned from $98 million in 2012 to…
Movers and Shakers

Rothman Orthopaedic Institute physicians appointed to medical society leadership roles

May 1, 2019
Rothman Orthopaedic Institute announced three of its physicians have been appointed to leadership positions in state medical societies. According to…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Ascertaining patient’s social determinants takes some time

May 1, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – A physician should not feel that he or she has to expedite efforts to ferret out their entire patient panel’s social…
Blog

BLOG: Considerations for patellofemoral joint preservation vs patellofemoral arthroplasty

May 1, 2019
by Sabrina Strickland, MD Many patients come into the office with complaints of anterior knee pain that they have had for years and when you look at…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Transtibial pullout technique provides reproducible repair of meniscal root tears

April 30, 2019
Shown are the steps for completion of a transtibial pullout technique with a tensionable anchor for repair of meniscal root tears. The technique…

FDA finalizes guidance on types of UHMWPE used in orthopedic devices

April 30, 2019
The FDA announced it finalized guidance issued by the Center for Devices and Radiological Health on numerous types of ultra-high-molecular-weight…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Findings underscore importance of objective measures to determine patellar maltracking

April 30, 2019
LAS VEGAS — There was inaccurate interobserver reliability to support use of visual assessment alone to determine the presence and degree of…
Meeting News

SSI infection rates differ by sex, procedures

April 30, 2019
A patient’s sex plays a factor in determining the likelihood of a surgical site infection, or SSI, and the sex-based risk varies based on the…
In the JournalsPerspective

Sexual dysfunction common in patients with inflammatory arthritis

April 30, 2019
Sexual dysfunction is highly prevalent among men and women with inflammatory arthritis, with diseases-related factors impacting fluctuations in…
GuidelinesIn the Journals

ACR, Arthritis Foundation recommend against chronic glucocorticoids in JIA treatment

April 29, 2019
Health care providers should avoid prescribing chronic low-dose glucocorticoids — regardless of risk factors or disease activity — when…