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VIDEO: Increased complications seen in malnourished patients after distal radius fracture surgery

September 11, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Russell E. Holzgrefe, MD, discussed a study that looked at the…
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Standardized education program reduced opioid intake after hand surgery

September 6, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Implementation of a standardized education program significantly reduced opioid intake after hand surgery, decreased refill rates…
In the JournalsPerspective

Fewer malunions, nonunions found after ankle fracture surgery by orthopedists vs podiatrists

September 3, 2019
Published results showed ankle fractures surgically treated by orthopedic surgeons had lower rates of malunion and nonunion than when treated by…

Vacations offer a way to a better life

Orthopedics Today, August 2019
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
In August, many Europeans take extended vacations. Businesses and government offices close, and millions travel to sunny destinations in the…
Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

Man with posterior knee mass

Orthopedics Today, August 2019
George F. Hatch III, MD; Harrison F. Kay, MD; Jihoon T. Choi, MD; Moé R. Takeda, MD
A 36-year-old man was referred for the management of ongoing posterior right knee pain and discomfort following a complicated surgical history for…
Cover Story

Increase in reverse arthroplasty leads to utilization concerns

Orthopedics Today, August 2019
In the past decade, published research has identified an increase in shoulder arthroplasty procedures performed in the United States. Some orthopedic…
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Tendon lengthening similar with accelerated, traditional rehab after Achilles tendon repair

August 9, 2019
BOSTON — There was no significant difference in tendon length 12 weeks after Achilles tendon repair in patients who underwent accelerated…
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Trochleoplasty seen as reliable treatment for severe trochlear dysplasia

July 26, 2019
BOSTON — Sulcus-deepening trochleoplasty may be a reliable and successful surgical solution to recurrent patellar instability for patients with…
In the Journals

Most patients prefer that orthopedic physicians wear white coats, scrubs

July 16, 2019
According to recently published results, patients who underwent orthopedic surgery in an inpatient setting had a moderate preference for male and…
Surgical Technique

Sulcus-deepening trochleoplasty improves patellar tracking

Orthopedics Today, July 2019
David R. Diduch, MD; Jeremy K. Rush, MD
A combination of bony and dynamic and static soft tissue stabilizers provides for stability of the patellofemoral joint. Therefore, the etiology of…