In the JournalsPerspective

Patients may safely continue antiplatelet medication during urgent hip fracture surgery

August 6, 2019
Patients who received antiplatelet medication and underwent urgent surgery for hip fractures were not significantly different than patients who did…
Blog

BLOG: Orthopedic urgent care offers new revenue stream

August 6, 2019
by Mike Harvey, PA-C, MBA Orthopedic urgent care is the current evolution of the same-day appointments or walk-ins that orthopedic practices have…
In the JournalsPerspective

ASES computerized adaptive testing system reliable for assessing outcomes

August 5, 2019
Published results showed the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons computerized adaptive testing system is reliable for assessing outcomes in patients…
From OT Europe

EFORT Webinars for 2019 available to replay

Orthopaedics Today Europe, August 2019
Did you miss one of the recent EFORT webinars? The replay of these webinars is available free of charge at www.efort.org/escience. Login or create an…
From OT Europe

EFORT Open Reviews: Annual print issue 2019

Orthopaedics Today Europe, August 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…
In the Journals

PRP injections did not improve symptoms of patellar tendinopathy

August 5, 2019
A single injection of either leukocyte-rich platelet-rich plasma or leukocyte-poor platelet-rich plasma combined with an exercised-based…
In the Journals

Obamacare improves access to advanced practitioners

August 5, 2019
The proportion of appointments scheduled with nurse practitioners, physician assistants and similar advanced practitioners increased by more than 5%…
Meeting News

Mental health conditions present in 22.6% of patients who undergo septic TKA revision

August 4, 2019
NEW YORK — There was a greater prevalence of mental health conditions among patients undergoing septic revision total knee arthroplasty…
Meeting News

Arthroplasty for septic arthritis linked with 12.4% prosthetic joint infection rate

August 3, 2019
NEW YORK — Male gender, a diagnosis of diabetes and having native septic arthritis are factors that put patients with septic arthritis who…
Meeting News

Better guidelines needed to manage postoperative spine infection

August 2, 2019
NEW YORK — Compared to the literature available about how to manage acute and chronic infection in the total joint arthroplasty, few guidelines…
FDA News

FDA approves pexidartinib, first therapy for tenosynovial giant cell tumor

August 2, 2019
The FDA announced today approved pexidartinib for the treatment of adults with symptomatic tenosynovial giant cell tumor that is linked to functional…
In the JournalsPerspective

Bridge-enhanced ACL repair may restore tissue quality, quantity

August 2, 2019
At 2-year follow-up, bridge-enhanced ACL repair yielded a cross-sectional area, signal intensity and sagittal orientation similar to the…
In the JournalsPerspective

No correlation seen between preoperative narcotic use, patient satisfaction after spine surgery

August 2, 2019
In patients who underwent elective spine surgery, no significant correlation was seen between preoperative narcotic use and perioperative adverse…
Meeting News

Addition of tibial tubercle osteotomy to MPFL reconstruction seen as safe, effective

August 1, 2019
BOSTON — The addition of tibial tubercle osteotomy in patients who underwent medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction was seen as safe and…
In the Journals

EMR ‘happy hour’ improves efficiency, efficacy

August 1, 2019
Hour-long monthly sessions where health care professionals shared best electronic medical record practices with their peers — dubbed by the…
In the Journals

Osteoporosis may be undertreated prior to TJA

August 1, 2019
Although almost 25% of patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty were eligible to receive osteoporosis medications, recently published results…
Breaking News

Trump administration to allow Canadian drugs to be imported

July 31, 2019
Trump administration officials recently unveiled the Safe Importation Action Plan, a two-pronged historic approach that they said provides the…
In the Journals

Graft ruptures increased in ACL reconstruction with allograft-augmented autografts

July 31, 2019
There was a significantly increased risk of graft ruptures in adolescent patients who underwent ACL reconstruction with hamstring tendon autografts…
In the Journals

Sleep disorder may impact health care visits for patients with low back pain

July 31, 2019
Investigators of this study found greater pain intensity and disability were predictors of more pain-related health care utilization 1 year after…
In the Journals

Prior upper extremity surgery increases injury risk in collegiate athletes

July 30, 2019
Published results showed collegiate athletes experienced more upper extremity injuries and missed days due to upper extremity injury when they had a…