Cover Story

Work out robotics value equation before adoption

Orthopedics Today, December 2019
Adoption of robotic systems by orthopedic surgeons has been slow and limited due to lack of improved efficiencies, the requirement of significant…
Surgical Technique

Suprapatellar nailing effective for tibial shaft, periarticular fractures

Orthopedics Today, November 2019
Frank A. Liporace, MD; Jaclyn M. Jankowski, DO; Richard S. Yoon, MD
Tibial shaft fractures have an incidence of 16.9 per 100,000 people per year. Men aged 10 to 20 years tend to sustain these fractures, whereas women…
Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

53-year-old woman with continued pain after first metatarsophalangeal arthroplasty

Orthopedics Today, November 2019
H. Paco Kang, MD; Dushawn Harley, BS; Eric W. Tan, MD
A 53-year-old woman with rheumatoid arthritis on oral prednisone presented to a podiatric surgeon after a lifelong history of hallux valgus and…
Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

15-year-old boy with history of knee pain

Orthopedics Today, October 2019
Amy P. Trammell, MD; Lucas G. Teske, MD; Ralph E. Moore III, MD
A 15-year-old boy with no significant past medical history arrives to clinic for evaluation of left knee pain and swelling after sustaining a…
Cover Story

Standards needed for orthobiologic use in fractures

Orthopedics Today, September 2019
Some factors related to the patient or surgery, including inadequate blood flow and fracture stability, can result in fracture nonunion. However…
Meeting NewsVideo

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…
Meeting News

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…
Commentary

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…