Orthopaedics Today Europe

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ORTHOPAEDICS TODAY EUROPE is the official newspaper of EFORT.

Commentary

Key advantages and indications for metal-on-metal hip resurfacing should not be dismissed

Fares S. Haddad, BSc, MCh(Orth), FRCS(Orth); Harry Benjamin-Laing, BSc(Hons),

Increased use of MRI as a ‘gold standard’ raises access issues

Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen, MD

Screening standards needed for blood metal ion concentrations in metal-on-metal hip resurfacing, THR

David J. Langton, MRCS

EFORT remains focused on standardizing musculoskeletal care in Europe

Rehabilitation prior to arthroscopic rotator cuff repair yields range of motion benefits

OTE200 Survey: Diagnosing osteoporosis

Musculoskeletal societies support Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020

Cover Story

Orthopaedists require more education in effective and safe blood management

In the Journals

Heel-drop exercise program improves pain scores for Achilles tendinopathy patients

Mini plates and screws technically feasible for fixation of unstable proximal interphalangeal joint dorsal fracture dislocations

No incidence of relapse found in infants with severe rigid clubfoot after multiple tenotomies

Meeting News Coverage

Better results with independent exercise vs. formal therapy after volar plating for distal radius fractures

Study details current causes of TKA revision, efforts to improve survivorship

Patterns of disc degeneration play a role in incidence of low back pain

Obesity: A global epidemic that poses challenges for total joint replacement

No downsides seen in not restricting hip motion following hemiarthroplasty

Lower limb trauma, tendo-Achilles surgery may warrant DVT chemoprophylaxis use

Helmet masks used in laminar, non-laminar flow operating room yield 80% bacterial contamination

Study suggests medial mobile bearing UKA not a temporary procedure

Treatment of cam-type hip impingement yields improved hip scores at early follow-up