In the Journals

Adductor canal block plus periarticular injection for TKA did not impact time to hospital discharge

June 12, 2019
The addition of an adductor canal block to periarticular injection for total knee replacement did not significantly impact the time to meet discharge…
In the JournalsPerspective

No impact on safety, efficacy in etanercept-to-biosimilar switch in RA

June 12, 2019
Patients with moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis who switch from etanercept to the biosimilar etanercept-szzs experienced no impacts on drug…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Children’s femur, forearm and humeral fractures may indicate instances of repeated abuse

June 11, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — Many children who sustained one or more instances of abuse presented with long bone fractures, according to findings from…
In the JournalsPerspective

Good outcomes seen at midterm follow-up after isolated MPFL reconstruction

June 11, 2019
Overall, good outcomes were seen after isolated medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction at midterm follow-up, according to recently published…
In the Journals

Significant site, regional influence seen in prevalence of seeking medical care, lost time due to low back pain

June 11, 2019
According to recently published results, the prevalence of rates for seeking medical care and lost time due to low back pain for manual material…
In the Journals

Researchers debunk claim that medical marijuana is solution to opioid crisis

June 10, 2019
Legalization of medical cannabis did not reduce the rate of opioid overdose deaths, according to a report recently published in the Proceedings of
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BLOG: Management of first-time patellar dislocation with a statistically augmented clinical approach

June 10, 2019
Patellar dislocation represents 2% to 3% of orthopedic knee presentations and an even larger portion of cases for those treating predominantly…
In the JournalsPerspective

Ulnar nerve anterior transmuscular transposition yielded favorable results for cubital tunnel syndrome

June 10, 2019
Results showed favorable outcomes in patients who underwent ulnar nerve anterior transmuscular transposition for treatment of cubital tunnel…
In the JournalsPerspective

Better functional outcomes seen with volar plate fixation vs nonoperative treatment for distal radial fractures

June 9, 2019
Better functional outcomes were seen 12 months for patients with acceptably reduced extra-articular distal radial fractures treated with open…

Bioventus, MTF Biologics to develop placental tissue product for musculoskeletal conditions

June 8, 2019
Bioventus announced has it entered into a development collaboration agreement with MTF Biologics to co-develop a next-generation placental tissue…
Meeting News

Torn ligaments that led to ankle instability responded well to arthroscopic treatment

June 7, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — Two techniques studied by investigators to repair the lateral ligaments of the ankle both effectively restored ankle…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Arthroplasty may not be best option for young men with proximal humeral fractures

June 7, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — Among primary hemi-arthroplasty and reverse shoulder arthroplasty performed for proximal humeral fractures, rotator cuff…
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BLOG: ‘You need surgery’ may be the scariest thing we tell patients

June 7, 2019
Fear and anxiety are widely regarded as major impediments to patients scheduling surgery. They lead to delays that, in many cases, can exacerbate…
Meeting News

Prescriber transparency reduced opioid prescriptions at UCSF after orthopedic surgery

June 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Use of a goal-directed opioid reduction strategy successfully reduced opioid prescriptions at discharge at one institution with no…
In the Journals

Tool identifies adverse drug events in limited situations

June 7, 2019
A tool that researchers dubbed the “patient-report adverse drug event instrument” only identified adverse drug events in older patients…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Findings support combined anterolateral ligament, ACL reconstruction to improve functional outcomes

June 7, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — Repair of the anterolateral ligament in conjunction with ACL reconstruction may provide better functional outcomes…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Up-to-date TKA pain management should include multimodal, opioid-sparing anesthesia

June 7, 2019
LISBON, Portugal —A sensible, simple approach to postoperative pain management in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty typically…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Weight-bearing knee compartments were nearly unchanged after novices’ first marathon

June 7, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — In a study conducted to better understand the impact of long-distance running on the knee in a large cohort of patients…

Conventus Orthopaedics appoints new CEO

June 6, 2019
Conventus Orthopaedics Inc. announced Rick Epstein was appointed its new CEO, effective immediately. According to a company press release, Epstein…
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New association ‘overdue’ to support health care providers on social media

June 6, 2019
In this guest commentary, Austin Chiang, MD, MPH, director of the e ndoscopic bariatric program and