Orthopedics Today


The following articles appeared in the print edition of ORTHOPEDICS TODAY.

Table of Contents

Join the effort to create truly valuable clinical practice guidelines

Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Isolated MPFL reconstruction was effective to treat instability in patients with trochlear dysplasia

Cover Story

Responsible musculoskeletal pain management is up to the orthopedist

In the Journals

Medial open-wedge high tibial osteotomy linked with cartilage regeneration

Pediatric concussion rates 5% higher than reported by EDs

Infection Watch

Fungal PJI: More than just a prosthetic infection

Karan Goswami, MD; Feng-Chih Kuo, MD; Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

Meeting News

Similar performance levels found between MLB pitchers after UCLR vs average MLB pitchers

Similar patient-reported outcomes seen with nonoperative vs operative treatment of distal clavicle fractures

VIDEO: Reverse shoulder arthroplasty seen as a reliable option for post-capsulorrhaphy arthropathy vs anatomic TSA

Lack of motion at 8 weeks after conservative care of patients with humeral shaft fractures predicted union

Functional outcomes after reverse TSA did not differ between 135°, 155° neck-shaft angle constructs

Single-center study indicates calcaneal avulsion fractures carry high risk of complications

Early antibiotic administration did not decrease infection in patients with open-tibia fractures

Liposomal bupivacaine, interscalene catheter had similar pain relief for total elbow arthroplasty

Movers and Shakers

Hospital for Special Surgery appoints new chief of orthopedic trauma service

Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

A 16-year-old female patient with progressively worsening back pain and deformity

Philip K. Louie, MD; Sravisht Iyer, MD; Brandon M. Hirsch, MD; Christopher J. Dewald, MD; Howard S. An, MD


What role should orthopedic surgeons play in managing their patients’ persistent pain?

Practice Management Improvement Strategies

Five advisors every surgeon needs

Amy Boyer, MBA

Surgical Technique

System supports functional, patient-specific THR component alignment

Herrick J. Siegel, MD