In the JournalsPerspective

Arthroscopic side-to-side rotator cuff repair without fixation had higher re-tear rate

January 3, 2020
Although patients with large, U-shaped, full-thickness rotator cuff tears had satisfactory clinical outcomes with arthroscopic side-to-side repair…
In the Journals

Low-cost negative pressure wound therapy system seen as safe, effective alternative

January 3, 2020
Use of a low-cost negative pressure wound therapy system may be an effective and safe alternative compared with commercially available negative…
Meeting News

Suture button fixation improved outcomes of syndesmosis injuries vs syndesmotic screw fixation

January 2, 2020
Patients with syndesmosis injuries of the ankle who underwent suture button fixation had improved functional outcomes and lower rates of broken…
Meeting News

Manipulation under anesthesia helps mitigate knee stiffness after TKA

January 2, 2020
ORLANDO — Eliminating knee swelling with elevation of the leg or a directed exercise program is a first step to managing knee stiff in a…
From OT Europe

Worldwide sports surgery leader describes the basics of the ACL

Orthopaedics Today Europe, January 2020
Sports medicine, which focuses on improvement of athletic performances, diagnosis and treatment of injuries in professional and amateur athletes, as…
From OT Europe

Possibilities for UKA as encountered by the experts

Orthopaedics Today Europe, January 2020
The increasing number of elderly people who wish to maintain mobility throughout their lives keeps challenging the health care system. In particular…
From OT Europe

EFORT Open Reviews: A round-up of recently published articles

Orthopaedics Today Europe, January 2020
EFORT Open Reviews is the new open access journal from EFORT and Bone & Joint Publishing. All articles are free to read online with no…
From OT Europe

Diverse treatment options in pediatric scoliosis features EFORT 2020 Congress main theme

Orthopaedics Today Europe, January 2020
For the upcoming Congress in Vienna, the main theme of harmonization and diversity allows EFORT to actively promote its mission of improving patient…
From OT Europe

Comprehensive Review Course 2020 overviews essentials in orthopaedics, traumatology

Orthopaedics Today Europe, January 2020
Based on the positive feedback and huge interest from all previous years, the EFORT Comprehensive Review Course is currently considered as one of the…
In the JournalsPerspective

Low incidence of unplanned admission found after hip arthroscopy

December 31, 2019
Patients had a low incidence of 30-day unplanned admission after hip arthroscopy, with chronic corticosteroid use, perioperative transfusions and…
In the Journals

High patient expectations before hip arthroscopy linked with improved outcomes

December 31, 2019
Patients who had high expectations prior to hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement had improved patient-reported outcomes and return to…
In the JournalsPerspective

Capanna technique for intercalary reconstruction had high success rate

December 30, 2019
Patients who underwent the Capanna technique for intercalary reconstruction after tumor resection had a lower complication rate and higher success…
In the Journals

Automotive plant closures linked to 85% increase in opioid overdose mortality

December 30, 2019
Opioid overdose mortality rates among working-age adults increased 85% in manufacturing counties in the 5 years after an automotive assembly plant…
In the Journals

Hyaluronic acid may not protect against early cartilage injury in runners

December 30, 2019
Investigators found increased T2 and T1 relaxation times in marathon runners, a finding which they noted demonstrated early cartilage injury…

Medacta receives FDA clearance for shoulder placement guides

December 29, 2019
Medacta announced receiving FDA clearance for their MyShoulder Placement Guides for shoulder arthroplasty. “Medacta is dedicated to empowering…

Shoulder Innovations receives FDA clearance for new glenoid technology

December 28, 2019
Shoulder Innovations received FDA 510(k) clearance for its InSet Plus augmented glenoids for the InSet Total Shoulder System. According to a company…
Feature

Most older adults’ back pain remains unchanged after 5 years

December 27, 2019
A recent survey found that 57% older adults said their back pain had not improved in the 5 years after initially presenting to their general…
In the Journals

Psychological impairment linked to worse outcomes in FAI after hip arthroscopy

December 27, 2019
Clinically significant worse outcomes in patients with femoroacetabular impingement after hip arthroscopy were associated with baseline psychological…
Perspective

Unicompartmental arthroplasty for osteonecrosis yielded low failure rate

December 27, 2019
Results published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery showed an estimated 5-year survival rate of 94.7% for patients with advanced-stage focal…
In the Journals

Order of THA, TKA does not impact length of stay in patients with arthritis

December 26, 2019
Based on cost-related length of stay and discharge disposition in patients who had coexisting hip arthritis and knee arthritis, results of a recently…