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EFORT Foundation Clinical Research Fellowship 2019: Congratulations to Eran Beit Ner, MD

Orthopaedics Today Europe, June 2019
We are pleased to announce that Eran Beit Ner, MD, from Israel has been accepted as a fellow for this year’s EFORT Foundation Clinical Research…
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Claim CME credits for EFORT 2019 Annual Congress in Lisbon

Orthopaedics Today Europe, June 2019
For the 20th EFORT Congress, the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education has granted a maximum of 18 European CME credits…
In the JournalsPerspective

Low incidence of cortical impaction associated with posterior wall acetabular fractures

May 29, 2019
Results showed 4% of patients with posterior wall acetabular fracture dislocation had associated posterosuperior cortical impaction. Jonathan
Feature

Experts divided regarding impact from Trump’s plan to put drug prices in TV ads

May 29, 2019
HHS recently enacted one of the first concrete steps toward President Donald J. Trump’s pledge to lower drug prices in finalizing a federal…
FDA News

FDA seeks public input on cannabidiol

May 29, 2019
The FDA is scheduled to hold a hearing Friday, May 31, that seeks to help broaden the agency’s knowledge and help clear up the public’s…
In the JournalsPerspective

MPFL reconstruction yielded low redislocation, instability rates at early follow-up

May 28, 2019
Isolated medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction may be an effective treatment for patellar instability at early follow-up of 1 year and 2…
Perspective

WHO adds burnout to ICD-11

May 28, 2019
Burnout has been added to the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases as a legitimate medical syndrome, according to a news…
Perspective

6 points to consider when purchasing disability insurance

May 28, 2019
Feature

Billions of dollars potentially at stake as Johnson & Johnson stands trial for alleged role in opioid epidemic

May 28, 2019
Opening arguments were slated to start Tuesday, May 28, in the second opioid lawsuit that the state of Oklahoma has brought against an opioid…

Medtronic announced fiscal year, fourth-quarter 2019 financial results

May 26, 2019
Medtronic plc announced its fiscal year and fourth-quarter 2019 financial results. The fourth quarter ended on April 26.

OSSIO announces US launch and first commercial use of its bone pin for hammertoe correction

May 25, 2019
OSSIO Inc. announced the U.S. launch and first commercial use of its OSSIOfiber bone pin family for bone fractures, osteotomies, arthrodesis and bone…
In the Journals

NFL players more likely to die of heart, brain-related disease than MLB players

May 24, 2019
Former professional football players had higher all-cause, cardiovascular, neurodegenerative and mortality rates vs. former professional baseball…

FDA allows marketing of first diagnostic test kit to help detect periprosthetic joint infections

May 24, 2019
The FDA announced marketing authorization of the Synovasure Lateral Flow Test Kit by CD Diagnostics Inc. to help detect periprosthetic joint…

Orthopedic surgeons, centers seek to be part of the solution to the opioid crisis

May 24, 2019
The opioid crisis is a growing problem, and statistics show the opioid prescribing practices of orthopedic surgeons may contribute to this serious…

Twin Cities Orthopedics opioid guidelines program reduced prescriptions after orthopedic surgery

May 24, 2019
Twin Cities Orthopedics in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area has significantly reduced pain medication prescriptions and improved the habits for safe…
Meeting News

Medications under FDA review face significant scrutiny on their printed materials

May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON — The FDA’s Office of Prescription Drug Promotion uses many methods to assess the validity of a potential medication’s…
Perspective

Orthopedic surgeons weigh in on NFL ‘myths’ vs ‘facts’ about youth football injuries

May 23, 2019
Troy Vincent Sr., the executive vice president of football operations at the National Football League, recently posted five “myths” about…

Regulation of data privacy may affect US advancement in AI

May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON — Federal regulations regarding data privacy and collection may lead to the United States falling behind countries like China in…

Get your house in order: Prepare for private equity acquisition

May 23, 2019
With ever-increasing amounts of private equity flowing into health care, orthopedic surgeons are being approached by firms offering capital infusion…
In the Journals

HTX-011 significantly reduced opioid use for 72 hours after bunionectomy of the first metatarsal

May 23, 2019
According to recently published results, HTX-011 significantly reduced postoperative pain through 72 hours after a primary unilateral, distal, first…