Orthopaedics Today Europe


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ORTHOPAEDICS TODAY EUROPE is the official newspaper of EFORT.


Revamp training programs to attract, retain more orthopaedic surgeons

Joint registry report finds metal-on-metal hip replacement more prone to revision

Stolzalpe continues tradition of excellence in education and care

Sport, male gender influence risk of full-thickness cartilage lesions

OTE200 survey: Patient-specific knee systems

Cover Story

Ensuring future supply of orthopaedic surgeons in Europe will prove challenging

In the Journals

Articular fractures of the distal radius more likely between ligament attachments

Excessive limb alignment during plain radiographs causes errors in femoral tunnel position estimates

Laminar airflow, size of laminar airflow ceiling demonstrate no impact on surigical site infection rates

Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: Large metal-on-metal bearings counterweighed by associated risks

Pulsed lavage yields greater fixation strength in total knee arthroplasty

Posture may improve after femoral extension osteotomy for hip flexion contractures

Plenary speaker presents state of research, clinical work into partial rotator cuff tears

Study: Hinged brace had no effect in medial collateral ligament recovery

Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis yields low complication rates in distal tibial fracture management

Greater spondylolisthesis pain relief found with bilateral vs. unilateral pedicle screws

Greater pain improvement for PRP than autologous blood in randomized lateral epicondylitis trial

Greater infection risk with delayed debridement of high grade open fractures

Clinic designed to follow-up after total joint replacement reports high attendance rates, patient satisfaction

Cementless straight stem proved bone preserving and less invasive

Trabecular metal acetabular components show high survivorship in revision cases