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Medially stabilized TKR designs are more sagittally stable

Orthopaedics Today Europe, January 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Medially stabilized TKR designs are more sagittally stable and studies have shown better patient-reported outcomes with their…
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Similar outcomes seen with nails, plates for treatment of distal tibia fractures

January 16, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — A speaker at Orthopedics Today Hawaii said there were similar outcomes with the use of either a nail or plate for treatment of…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Where does your financial advisor’s duty lie?

January 16, 2020
In the first article of this three-part series on investing we discussed the potential pitfalls of going it alone; current evidence suggests that…

FDA, NIDA call for marijuana legislation to advance public health

January 15, 2020
Leaders from the FDA and the National Institute on Drug Abuse said during a recent House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing that there is a…
Meeting News

Injury factors may determine treatment of foot, ankle fractures

January 15, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Injury factors may help determine the treatment pathway for Lisfranc, talar and calcaneal fractures, according to a presenter…
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VIDEO: Recognize signs of instability in intertrochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures

January 15, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii, Frank A. Liporace, MD, spoke about intertrochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures. “The…

Povidone-iodine irrigation may not reduce infection risk in TJA

Orthopedics Today, January 2020
No decrease occurred in the risk of infection or reoperation for infection when dilute povidone-iodine irrigation was used in primary or revision…
Surgical Technique

Failed hip arthroscopy is manageable with nonoperative care, arthroplasty

Orthopedics Today, January 2020
Benjamin G. Domb, MD, FAAOS, FAOA; Rishika Bheem, BA; Jacob Shapira, MD
Hip arthroscopy is a unique and novel specialty within the field of joint preservation. One of the most common indications for it, femoroacetabular…
Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

35-year-old man with occult lower extremity rotational deformity

Orthopedics Today, January 2020
Adam K. Lee, MD; Mary Kate Erdman, MD; Nicholas A. Trasolini, MD
A 35-year-old man presented to our institution 6 weeks after a motorcycle collision. During this accident, he sustained a right femoral shaft…
Commentary

Be part of the health care debate in 2020

Orthopedics Today, January 2020
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
The last decade of health care has seen incredible changes, beginning with the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010. The law has been…
Point/Counter

Should physician advocacy be a core component of medical professionalism?

Orthopedics Today, January 2020
An online search shows advocacy is defined as “public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy.” Therefore, it goes…
Cover Story

Advocacy gives physicians a voice, benefits patients

Orthopedics Today, January 2020
Since the 1990s, the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons has engaged in health policy and advocacy activities for patients and the…
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VIDEO: Not all periprosthetic distal femur fractures can be repaired by nail

January 15, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii, Cory A. Collinge, MD, spoke about periprosthetic fractures of the distal femur. He said it is…
Meeting News

Reverse shoulder arthroplasty may be best for subscapularis failure

January 15, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — A speaker at Orthopedics Today Hawaii discussed his approaches to reverse shoulder arthroplasty to treat subscapularis failure…
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Open shoulder stabilization should be based on shared decision-making

January 14, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — When presented with a patient with shoulder instability, orthopedic surgeons should let the literature and shared…
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More research needed as interest in biologics grows

January 14, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — As interest in orthobiologics continues to grow, Matthew T. Provencher, MD, noted in a Facebook Live event hosted at…
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Speaker: Stemless humeral prostheses require correct head size, positioning

January 14, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Stemless humeral prostheses offer biomechanical and clinical benefits, however proper positioning and size are critical…
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Surgeons seek coverage of viscosupplementation by insurance companies

January 14, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Millions of patients with meniscal and other soft tissue injuries of the knee who might be candidates for viscosupplementation…
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Clear information makes MRI superior to in-office arthroscopy for knee diagnosis

January 14, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Regardless of whether it is used inside or outside the office, the key to the best imaging modality to use for an articular…
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VIDEO: Romeo, Provencher discuss orthobiologics in orthopedics

January 13, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — During a Facebook Live at Orthopedics Today Hawaii, Anthony A. Romeo, MD, and Matthew T. Provencher, MD, spoke about the use of…