In the Journals

Interrater reliability of TT-TG distance on MRI is not dependent on preselection of slices

January 26, 2020
Preselection of MRI slices compared with independently selected MRI slices did not significantly improve the interrater reliability of the tibial…

In the Journals

Blood biomarkers may provide information on impact of concussion in collegiate athletes

January 24, 2020
According to results published in JAMA Network Open, blood biomarkers may provide information on how sport-related concussion impacts the brains of…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Orthopedics Today Hawaii covers topics important to orthopedic surgeons

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii, Anthony A. Romeo, MD, highlighted important topics for orthopedic surgeons discussed at the…

In the JournalsPerspective

Early concussion care yielded faster recovery vs late care

January 20, 2020
Published results showed athletes who presented for clinical care within the first week of concussion injury experienced faster recovery compared…

In the JournalsPerspective

Age may be a predictor of good outcomes after patellofemoral joint microfracture

January 17, 2020
According to results from a systematic review, clinical outcomes improved at midterm follow-up after microfracture for chondral lesions in the…

Surgical Technique

Failed hip arthroscopy is manageable with nonoperative care, arthroplasty

Orthopedics Today, January 2020
Benjamin G. Domb, MD, FAAOS, FAOA; Rishika Bheem, BA; Jacob Shapira, MD
Hip arthroscopy is a unique and novel specialty within the field of joint preservation. One of the most common indications for it, femoroacetabular…

Meeting News

Surgeons seek coverage of viscosupplementation by insurance companies

January 14, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Millions of patients with meniscal and other soft tissue injuries of the knee who might be candidates for viscosupplementation…

Meeting News

Better tools are needed to diagnose concussions in youth athletes

January 13, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — A speaker at Orthopedics Today Hawaii said there is a need for a validated, rapid, objective, diagnostic test to better…

Video

VIDEO: Best to preserve native anatomy in sports medicine cases

January 13, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii, John D. Kelly IV, MD, spoke about preservation of the native anatomy in sports medicine cases. He…

Guest CommentaryFrom OT Europe

Controversy continues about the treatment of meniscus tears

Orthopaedics Today Europe, January 2020
Roland Becker, MD
One of the most interesting discussions in the last decade within orthopaedics is the controversy regarding conservative or surgical treatment of…

Feature ArticleSupplemental Data

Use and Cost of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Versus Hemiarthroplasty for Acute Proximal Humerus Fractures

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, January 13, 2020
Although reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA) may outperform hemiarthroplasty (HSA) for acute proximal humerus fractures (PHF), both the RTSA…

Feature Article

Open Biceps Tenodesis: A Biomechanical Comparison of 6 Fixation Techniques

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, January 13, 2020
Tenodesis is used to treat pathology of the long head of the biceps tendon. The authors evaluated the biomechanical properties of 6 techniques for…

In the Journals

No difference in outcomes between open, closed reduction for patellar fractures

January 12, 2020
Closed reduction compared with open reduction may not be an inferior surgical treatment for patellar fractures as researchers found no significant…

In the Journals

Autologous osteochondral transplantation viable for large talar defects in athletes

January 11, 2020
According to study results, autologous osteochondral transplantation for management of large osteochondral talar defects was a viable option for…

In the Journals

Outcomes may decline after revision hip arthroscopy for borderline dysplasia

January 8, 2020
Clinical improvement may still be achieved among patients with borderline hip dysplasia who undergo revision hip arthroscopy despite being less…

In the JournalsPerspective

Preoperative bone scan useful in patient selection for patellofemoral joint arthroplasty

January 6, 2020
According to study results, a preoperative bone scan to confirm isolated patellofemoral arthritis may be useful to help select patients for…

From OT Europe

Worldwide sports surgery leader describes the basics of the ACL

Orthopaedics Today Europe, January 2020
Sports medicine, which focuses on improvement of athletic performances, diagnosis and treatment of injuries in professional and amateur athletes, as…

Feature Article

A Prospective Study of Patient Factors and Decision-making for Surgical Repair of Symptomatic Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, December 31, 2019
Factors motivating patients to undergo rotator cuff repair (RCR) have not been thoroughly investigated. The purpose of this study was to investigate…

In the Journals

Hyaluronic acid may not protect against early cartilage injury in runners

December 30, 2019
Investigators found increased T2 and T1 relaxation times in marathon runners, a finding which they noted demonstrated early cartilage injury…

In the Journals

Psychological impairment linked to worse outcomes in FAI after hip arthroscopy

December 27, 2019
Clinically significant worse outcomes in patients with femoroacetabular impingement after hip arthroscopy were associated with baseline psychological…