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Arthritis Foundation issues first CBD guidance for adults with arthritis

September 25, 2019
Although cannabidiol — better known as CBD — may help patients with arthritis alleviate their pain, insomnia and anxiety, there have been…
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VIDEO: Registry focused on foot and ankle surgery outcomes may help future research

September 25, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, discussed results using the…
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NASS brings more surgical, nonsurgical content to annual meeting

September 25, 2019
At the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, being held from Sept. 25-28, 2019, in Chicago, attendees can anticipate in a program that has…

FDA releases draft guidance on non-spinal metallic bone screw performance criteria

September 25, 2019
The FDA published a draft guidance document that provides performance criteria for non-spinal metallic bone screws and associated washers intended…
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Disease burden, prescription use high in patients with both knee, hip OA

September 24, 2019
Disease burden is high, and prescriptions for analgesics are frequent, among patients with both knee and hip osteoarthritis, according to findings…
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VIDEO: Patients did not need all opioids prescribed after outpatient foot and ankle surgery

September 24, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Zackary P. Burrow, MD and Amgad M. Haleem, MD, PhD, spoke…

FDA releases draft guidance on spinal plating system performance criteria

September 24, 2019
The FDA published a draft guidance document providing performance criteria for anterior cervical or anterior/lateral thoracolumbar spinal plating…
In the Journals

Hip arthroscopy with labral reconstruction improved outcomes at 5 years

September 24, 2019
Published results showed significant improvements in patient-reported outcomes at a minimum of 5 years among patients who underwent hip arthroscopy…
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Arthroscopic synovectomy yielded good outcomes for diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis

September 23, 2019
Published results showed arthroscopic synovectomy may be safe, with good clinical outcomes and no clinical recurrences for treatment of diffuse…
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VIDEO: Improvements seen with syndesmotic screw removal after ankle fracture fixation

September 23, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, discussed a study that looked at…
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Endoscopic carpal tunnel release had better outcomes vs open carpal tunnel release

September 23, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Patients who underwent endoscopic carpal tunnel release experienced a quicker recovery and better patient-reported outcomes…
In the Journals

Similar outcomes with arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for traumatic vs degenerative tears

September 22, 2019
In a study of patients with no or mild osteoarthritis who underwent arthroscopic partial meniscectomy, investigators found no clinically meaningful…

Arthrosurface receives FDA clearance for toe fixation system

September 21, 2019
Arthrosurface Inc. received FDA 501(k) clearance for its BOSS toe fixation system, which is intended to improve stabilization in a first metatarsal…
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Early protected movement of Boxer’s fractures yielded improved outcomes vs splinting

September 20, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Early protected movement improved functional outcomes compared with immobilization and splinting in patients with Boxer’s…
In the Journals

Multiple mechanism-related soft tissue injury patterns found in simple elbow dislocations

September 20, 2019
Simple elbow dislocations had no single mechanism-related soft tissue injury pattern, with different grades of soft tissue injury identified…
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VIDEO: High pain catastrophizing scores linked with worse outcomes in foot and ankle patients

September 20, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Oliver Gagné, MD, and Andrea N. Veljkovic, MD, MPH, FRCSC

How to improve and maintain a positive online reputation

September 19, 2019
Online reviews have been infiltrating the internet since the early 2000s and have been further influenced by the growth of Amazon with product…
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Preoperative opioid use leads to perioperative consequences in foot and ankle surgery

September 19, 2019
CHICAGO — Preoperative opioid exposure was linked with significant perioperative consequences and postoperative complications in patients who…
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High rate of return to sport seen after nonoperative treatment of acute Achilles tendon ruptures

September 19, 2019
CHICAGO — According to a presenter at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, nonoperative treatment of acute…
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VIDEO: High pain scores seen with popliteal nerve blocks for foot and ankle surgery

September 19, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Steven M. Raikin, MD, discussed a study that looked at the use of…