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VIDEO: NASS president discusses leadership and inclusion strategies

October 8, 2019
CHICAGO — William J. Sullivan, MD, said he plans for continuity of leadership, relationships and ideas during his term as 35th president of the…
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Radiotherapy for soft tissue sarcoma of the hand did not yield worse outcomes

October 8, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Use of radiotherapy in patients with soft tissue sarcoma of the hand was not associated with worse functional outcomes compared…
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VIDEO: Promising results seen after nonoperative treatment of stable Weber B ankle fractures

October 7, 2019
DENVER — At the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Edward Rooney, MD, spoke about a midterm follow-up study on stable Weber B-type…
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Up to $935B wasted in health care spending annually

October 7, 2019
The estimated cost of waste in the United States health care system ranged from $760 billion to $935 billion annually, or about 25% of total health…
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Tobacco smoking endangers orthopaedic operations and trauma surgery

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
Li Felländer Tsai, MD; Nikolaus Boehler, MD, FRCS
Technical innovations led to excellent results in orthopaedic surgery. Quality management efforts like registers, patient-reported outcome measure…
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Meet and challenge the experts at the EFORT Congress in Vienna

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
By including five Interactive Expert Exchange sessions in the 2020 Congress program, the EFORT Science Committee has built, together with several…
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Harmonization and diversity to be main theme for EFORT 2020 Congress

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
EFORT has featured at every annual meeting for the past 5 years a specific congress main theme that has always aligned with the EFORT mission of…
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Free EFORT webinar on treatment of lumbar disk herniation being held in October

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
The EFORT Webinar on Surgical Treatment of Lumbar Disk Herniation will take place on Monday 28 October 2019, 19:00-20:00 CET. This webinar will…
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Fellow provides testimony about EFORT Visiting Fellowships Programme in Paris

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
Roxana Viamont-Guerra, MD
Roxana Viamont-Guerra, MD, from Brazil discusses the unique opportunity she had to visit a renowned host centre and Frédéric Laude, MD, in Clinique
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EFORT Open Reviews: A round-up of recently published articles

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 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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Abstract submission for EFORT Vienna 2020 Congress can be simple and smooth

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
Abstract submission for the upcoming EFORT Annual Congress in Vienna, Austria will be running on our online scientific platform until Friday, 15…
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Poor preoperative mental health status linked to worse outcomes after hip arthroscopy

October 6, 2019
BOSTON — Results presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting showed preoperative mental health status was…

Hospital for Special Surgery announces two new co-chiefs for spine service

October 5, 2019
Hospital for Special Surgery announced Harvinder S. Sandhu, MD, MBA, and Andrew A. Sama, MD, will be the new co-chiefs of its spine service…

Determine the value in sponsorships

October 4, 2019
by Bill Champion You and your practice receive numerous financial requests to support organizations in the form of sponsorships every single year…
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Trump issues executive order to expand private Medicare insurance plans

October 4, 2019
President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order that directs HHS to take action to provide more insurance plan options under Medicare Advantage…
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VIDEO: Early weight-bearing after distal femur fractures may be tolerated by elderly patients

October 4, 2019
DENVER —At the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Lisa K. Cannada, MD, spoke about early weight-bearing after distal femur…
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Osteochondral autologous transplantation found efficacious for Freiberg infraction

October 4, 2019
Compared with dorsiflexion closing wedge metatarsal osteotomy, investigators found osteochondral autologous transplantation was safe and effective…
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Delayed irrigation, debridement did not independently yield higher reoperation risk

October 3, 2019
DENVER — Delayed irrigation and debridement did not independently increase the risk of unplanned reoperation for infection or wound-related…
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Decompression without fusion inappropriate for most degenerative scoliosis scenarios

October 3, 2019
CHICAGO — An appropriate use criteria study presented at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting showed decompression without fusion…

Conformis to sell, license some patient-specific instrumentation to Stryker

October 2, 2019
Conformis Inc. has entered into definitive agreements to sell and license certain assets relating to patient-specific instrumentation technology to…