Perspective

CMS announces removal of THA from inpatient only list

November 11, 2019
In its Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System Final Rule, CMS announced total hip…
Meeting News

Methotrexate inhibits progressive joint damage in hand OA, fails to improve pain, function

November 10, 2019
ATLANTA — Methotrexate significantly reduced the progression of joint damage among patients with erosive hand osteoarthritis, but demonstrated…
Meeting News

Say yes — and no — to eliminate physician burnout

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — The ability to say yes and no can make a significant difference in the ability to prevent or eliminate physician burnout, according…
Meeting News

Nearly 40% of patients with rheumatic diseases use marijuana for pain relief

November 10, 2019
ATLANTA — More than one-third of patients with rheumatic diseases reported using marijuana to relieve pain with minimal guidance from their…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Tourniquet use did not change TKA surgical factors

November 10, 2019
DALLAS — A randomized controlled trial conducted to study results of total knee arthroplasty performed by four orthopedic surgeons at two sites…
Meeting News

Surgeons were effective in administering adductor canal blocks for TKA procedures

November 9, 2019
DALLAS — Patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty whose adductor canal block was surgeon administered had patient satisfaction, knee…

Conformis receives FDA clearance for next-generation hip system

November 8, 2019
Conformis Inc. announced it received FDA clearance for its next-generation Conformis Hip System, according to a press release. The system will be…
Blog

BLOG: Observations regarding the trochlea morphology in trochlea dysplasia

November 8, 2019
by John P. Fulkerson, MD Dysplasia of the femoral trochlea is complex and variable. Why it occurs is poorly understood. Some believe that trochlea…
In the Journals

MRI-, CT-based 3D models had similar diagnostic values for femoroacetabular impingement

November 8, 2019
MRI-based 3D models of the hip joint had excellent correlation with and may replace CT-based 3D models for both diagnostic parameters and range of…
In the Journals

Sport specialization alters lower extremity coordination in adolescent female athletes

November 7, 2019
During the drop-vertical jump assessment in adolescent female athletes, sport specialization correlated with increased variability of hip-and…
In the Journals

Different osteotomy types, graft sites had similar stability outcomes

November 7, 2019
Published results showed similar outcomes in regard to strength and stability among different subtrochanteric osteotomy types and graft sites…
Meeting News

Specific patient, surgical characteristics increased radial head arthroplasty implant removal

November 6, 2019
NEW YORK — Rates of implant removal or revision following radial head arthroplasty may be influenced by younger patient age, chronic…
In the JournalsPerspective

Manipulation under anesthesia, lysis of adhesions found effective for arthrofibrosis after trochleoplasty

November 6, 2019
According to recently published results, manipulation under anesthesia with lysis of adhesions is an effective procedure for patients with…
In the JournalsPerspective

Higher rates of instability seen with trochleoplasty alone vs trochleoplasty, MPFL reconstruction for trochlear dysplasia

November 5, 2019
Compared with combined trochleoplasty and medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction in patients with trochlear dysplasia, trochleoplasty alone…
In the Journals

Compartment syndrome after opioid overdose linked with poor functional recovery

November 5, 2019
Patients who were found unconscious after an opiate overdose and had crush injuries that led to compartment syndrome experienced high surgical…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Lower trapezius transfer for rotator cuff tears is successful in select patients

November 4, 2019
NEW YORK — At the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting, Surena Namdari, MD, from Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, discussed the…

Stryker announces acquisition of Wright Medical

November 4, 2019
Stryker announced it entered a definitive agreement to acquire all issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Wright Medical Group N.V. for $30.75 per…
From OT Europe

November EFORT webinar focuses on sequelae of calcaneal fractures

Orthopaedics Today Europe, November 2019
The EFORT webinar on Sequelae of Calcaneal Fractures will be held Monday 25 November 2019, 19:00-20:00 CET. This webinar will address the following…
From OT Europe

Fair abstract selection is assured for upcoming EFORT Congress in Vienna

Orthopaedics Today Europe, November 2019
Each year, members of the worldwide orthopaedics and traumatology community share with EFORT about 3,500 abstracts with compelling clinical and…
From OT Europe

EFORT returns to Lisbon for Annual Congress in 2021

Orthopaedics Today Europe, November 2019
The EFORT Executive and Science Committees are delighted to invite all members of the worldwide orthopaedics and traumatology community to attend the…