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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…
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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…
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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…
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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
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Parvizi calls for change in approaches to PJI in honorary lecture at EFORT Congress

June 6, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — The evolution that is underway within periprosthetic joint infection will depend on better understanding the current and…
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Second reported data breach in as many days prompts cybersecurity warnings, tips

June 6, 2019
The health care diagnostics company LabCorp announced that “unauthorized activity” occurred on the webpage of American Medical Collection…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Follow-up is warranted in children with angular fracture deformity of Cozen’s phenomenon

June 6, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — Late valgus deformity after a proximal tibial metaphysis fracture in children, which was classified as Cozen’s…
In the Journals

Oral contraceptives may protect women from serious knee injuries

June 6, 2019
A recent study found that oral contraceptive pills may provide protection against anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, injuries, particularly in young…
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Non-functional teres minor, other factors linked with good internal rotation after reverse shoulder arthroplasty

June 6, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — Preoperative inferior glenoid inclination, a sphere that has a glenoid offset of at least 6 mm and a non-functional teres…
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Imagine Dragons frontman raises awareness for ankylosing spondylitis with 'Monster Pain in the AS'

June 6, 2019
Dan Reynolds, lead singer for the Grammy Award-winning band Imagine Dragons, never wanted to talk about his diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis. He…
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Patients not receiving needed treatments a 'crisis in osteoporosis'

June 5, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — Although there are many medications that can reduce the risk for, and the burden of, osteoporotic fractures, most of those drugs…
Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Similar head wear penetration detected for vitamin-E diffused, crosslinked polyethylene

June 5, 2019
LISBON, Portugal — Although some creep occurred in vitamin-E diffused polyethylene liners used for total hip arthroplasty in patients with…
In the JournalsPerspectiveFrom OT Europe

Patella alta, preoperative positive J-sign may be risk factors for failure after MPFL reconstruction

June 5, 2019
Isolated, medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction may be safe and efficient for the treatment of recurrent patellar instability, according to…
In the JournalsPerspective

Better functional outcomes found in geriatric patients with high-energy vs low-energy trauma

June 5, 2019
Geriatric patients experienced substantially worse function more than 1 year out from low-energy trauma injuries compared to geriatric patients with…
In the Journals

Alzheimer’s drug may help treat opioid addiction

June 5, 2019
Galantamine may also someday help treat opioid addiction, according to results published in The American Journal on Addictions. “Galantamine…
In the JournalsPerspective

Knee-focused exercise with patient education did not show significant benefit vs other exercises for patellofemoral pain

June 4, 2019
There was no difference in the short-term effectiveness between patient education combined with either knee- or hip-focused exercise and free…
In the Journals

Displaced, nonunion, lesser tuberosity osteotomy yielded low function, high satisfaction

June 4, 2019
Although patients with displaced, nonunion, lesser tuberosity osteotomy after total shoulder arthroplasty experienced lower functional scores and…