Orthopaedics Today Europe


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ORTHOPAEDICS TODAY EUROPE is the official newspaper of EFORT.


Surgeons, health authorities must reach agreement on expected surgical outcomes

Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen, MD

OTE200 survey: Reverse shoulder arthroplasty

Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital holds unique position in Irish health care

Cover Story

Expanded indications to lead next phase in reverse shoulder arthroplasty concept

In the Journals

Elastic stable IM nails may yield positive results for pediatric long-bone fractures

Function, stability similar between double-bundle and single-bundle reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligament

Meeting News Coverage

Arthroscopic treatment of jumper’s knee offers strong long-term results, study finds

Study: Arthrotomy added to PAO may avoid impingement

Spine register officials: Lumbar disc herniation surgery positively affects quality of life

Single- vs. double-incision distal biceps rupture repairs reveal no functional differences

Similar recurrence rates seen with vertebroplasty vs. conservative treatment for vertebral compression fractures

Pre-injury level of activity ‘unlikely’ after pelvic fracture, investigator says

Posterolateral fusion with local bone vs. iliac crest bone graft occurs at similar rate

Patients report high levels of satisfaction 10 years after simple elbow dislocation

Patients perceive spine surgery as less successful than other orthopaedic surgery, study finds

Multinational research links human SKT gene to lumbar disc herniation

TKA navigation yields greater tibial slope accuracy in prospective randomized study

Higher BMI and age associated with advanced OA following malleolar fracture

Good mid-term results seen after UKA and ACL reconstruction in younger patients

Exercise therapy benefits low back pain patients, but type of exercise matters little

Epidemiological study confirms higher developmental dysplastic hip rates

CT may be a potential tool in planning arthroscopy for osteochondral talar defects

Collagenase injections improved function in patients with Dupuytren’s contractures

Blood retransfusion following local analgesic for TKA may lead to toxic levels

Winning paper shows that neither rehab nor booklet impacted back surgery results