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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…
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Research into adipose-derived cellular therapy for OA shows promise

January 13, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Although it may be tempting to consider stem cell treatment in patients with painful knee osteoarthritis after a key…
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Better tools are needed to diagnose concussions in youth athletes

January 13, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — A speaker at Orthopedics Today Hawaii said there is a need for a validated, rapid, objective, diagnostic test to better…
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VIDEO: Best to preserve native anatomy in sports medicine cases

January 13, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii, John D. Kelly IV, MD, spoke about preservation of the native anatomy in sports medicine cases. He…
Guest CommentaryFrom OT Europe

Controversy continues about the treatment of meniscus tears

Orthopaedics Today Europe, January 2020
Roland Becker, MD
One of the most interesting discussions in the last decade within orthopaedics is the controversy regarding conservative or surgical treatment of…
In the Journals

Tibial cartilage loss universal among older adults, exacerbated by age, higher BMI

January 13, 2020
Cartilage volume in the tibiofemoral joint decreases at a faster rate with increasing age and higher BMI in both men and women, especially in the…
In the Journals

No difference in outcomes between open, closed reduction for patellar fractures

January 12, 2020
Closed reduction compared with open reduction may not be an inferior surgical treatment for patellar fractures as researchers found no significant…
In the Journals

Autologous osteochondral transplantation viable for large talar defects in athletes

January 11, 2020
According to study results, autologous osteochondral transplantation for management of large osteochondral talar defects was a viable option for…
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Pre-TJA mind/body therapy improved postoperative patient-reported outcomes

January 10, 2020
DALLAS — Patients who underwent preoperative mindfulness training prior to total joint arthroplasty as part of a three-arm randomized trial…
In the Journals

ACA may have helped mitigate opioid epidemic

January 10, 2020
The Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act was linked to a reduction in opioid overdose deaths, study findings in JAMA Network Open show. …
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VIDEO: Greenwald reflects on 40 years of achievements in orthopedic surgery

January 9, 2020
ORLANDO — In commenting on 40 years of developments in the orthopedic specialty, A. Seth Greenwald, DPhil (Oxon), discussed cement fixation…
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Proximal femoral deformities may not need to be addressed in THA

January 9, 2020
ORLANDO — At the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting, a presenter said proximal femoral deformities may not need to be…
In the Journals

Researchers identify ways to improve physician-patient visits

January 9, 2020
Findings of a mixed methods study in JAMA identified five ways to improve patient-physician visits: prepare for a meaningful interaction, listen…
In the Journals

Genicular artery embolization reduced inflammation, pain secondary to knee OA

January 9, 2020
Genicular artery embolization is safe and potentially efficacious in the treatment of knee pain secondary to osteoarthritis, according to data…

ACR, Arthritis Foundation emphasize patient involvement in OA guideline development

January 8, 2020
The American College of Rheumatology, in partnership with the Arthritis Foundation, has released an update to its Guideline for the Management of…
In the Journals

Outcomes may decline after revision hip arthroscopy for borderline dysplasia

January 8, 2020
Clinical improvement may still be achieved among patients with borderline hip dysplasia who undergo revision hip arthroscopy despite being less…
In the Journals

Greater back, leg pain relief seen with closed-loop spinal cord stimulation

January 8, 2020
According to study results, evoked compound action potential-controlled closed-loop spinal cord stimulation compared with fixed-output, open-loop…
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Despite its advantages, experts have ‘grave concerns’ about big tech in health care

January 8, 2020
Google recently began working with Ascension — one of the nation’s largest health care systems — to collect the health information…

Anika Therapeutics signs agreements to acquire Parcus Medical, Arthrosurface

January 7, 2020
Anika Therapeutics Inc. announced it has signed agreements to acquire Parcus Medical and Arthrosurface. In its agreement with Parcus Medical, Anika…
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Better outcomes after TKA with articulating vs static spacers

January 7, 2020
ORLANDO — Use of an articulating spacer in patients with chronic periprosthetic joint infection undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty…