Orthopedics Today


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

Table of Contents

Physician-rating websites do not reflect quality, outcome of care

Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Benedict U. Nwachukwu, MD, MBA

Setting accounted for post-acute care spending variation for THR

Wagner approach for hip revision is an alternative to extended osteotomy

Predictive value of infection after TJA improved with alpha-defensin test

Type IIB talar neck fractures associated with avascular necrosis

Some OA-related costs the year before TKR were for non-recommended treatment

Coding with Dr. Beach

Understand CMS G codes, bundling packages for maximal payments

William R. Beach, MD

Cover Story

Patients who never make it back after ACL injury present opportunities, challenges

In the Journals

Reduced hip extension muscle strength led to greater risk of lateral ankle sprain in soccer players

Radial shaft reconstruction with intercalary prosthesis seen as viable for patients with metastatic tumors

AAHKS, ACR release guidelines for management of antirheumatic drugs for patients who undergo TKA, THA

In the Journals Plus

Fluoroquinolone use associated with increased risk for carpal tunnel syndrome

Meeting News

Study finds 27% overall all-cause Pinnacle metal-on-metal THR failure rate at 10 years

Semi-rigid casts effective, and comfortable for pediatric forearm fractures

Evidence-based guidelines, new implants may help determine best proximal hip fracture fixation method

VIDEO: Doral discusses return to sports for patients who underwent UKA

Movers and Shakers

Fu receives Chinese Sports Medicine Outstanding Contribution Award

Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

A 16-year-old female with progressive back pain and right leg numbness

Jonathan-James T. Eno, MD; Chason Ziino, MD; Florette K. Hazard, MD; Lawrence A. Rinsky, MD


What criteria should patients meet before returning to pivoting sports after ACL surgery?

Round Tables

Care of Kona Ironman World Championship triathlon athletes requires preparation

Surgical Technique

Early injury detection, joint inspection, stable fixation aid Lisfranc ORIF in athletes

Andrew R. Hsu, MD