THINK Surgical gains FDA clearance to market active robot for total knee replacement

October 12, 2019
THINK Surgical Inc. announced FDA approval to market its active robot, TSolution One Total Knee Application, for use in total knee replacement. …

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Elevated PE risk seen beyond 6 weeks after various types of surgery

October 9, 2019
Regardless of the surgery type, the risk of postoperative pulmonary embolism was elevated at more than 6 weeks postoperatively, according to…

From OT Europe

Meet and challenge the experts at the EFORT Congress in Vienna

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
By including five Interactive Expert Exchange sessions in the 2020 Congress program, the EFORT Science Committee has built, together with several…

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Fellow provides testimony about EFORT Visiting Fellowships Programme in Paris

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
Roxana Viamont-Guerra, MD
Roxana Viamont-Guerra, MD, from Brazil discusses the unique opportunity she had to visit a renowned host centre and Frédéric Laude, MD, in Clinique

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EFORT Open Reviews: A round-up of recently published articles

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2019
EFORT Open Reviews is the new open access journal from EFORT and Bone & Joint Publishing. All articles are free to read online with no…

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Specific prosthesis yielded excellent midterm to long-term outcomes after TKA

September 30, 2019
Published results showed use of a specific prosthesis in total knee replacement yielded excellent midterm to long-term outcomes. Researchers assessed…

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VIDEO: Reverse shoulder arthroplasty may be beneficial for proximal humerus fractures

September 29, 2019
DENVER — At the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Richard Yoon, MD, spoke about treatment options for proximal humerus fractures…

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Nature of neurologic deficit drives order of surgery in patients with hip-spine syndrome

September 26, 2019
CHICAGO — When faced with patients with neurological deficits, such as myelopathy, in a fictional clinical scenario, spine surgeons and hip…

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Similar early ankle OA, arthritis scores seen after lateral vs anterior total ankle replacement

September 18, 2019
CHICAGO — Early results of lateral total ankle replacement compared with anterior total ankle replacement showed patients who underwent the…

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Call for applications now open for new fellowship on robotics

Orthopaedics Today Europe, September 2019
EFORT is proud to announce new a new fellowship, which is supported by Stryker, focused on robotics. During the EFORT Robotics Fellowship Program…

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VIDEO: Good outcomes seen after total ankle arthroplasty in stiff ankles

September 17, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Justin M. Kane, MD, discussed the role of total ankle…

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UKA prosthesis yielded promising midterm results for OA

September 17, 2019
A published study showed encouraging clinical results at midterm follow-up among patients who underwent unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for…

DePuy Synthes expands knee platform with cementless option

September 12, 2019
Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies announced that DePuy Synthes is launching the Attune cementless knee with a rotating platform option…

Zimmer Biomet receives FDA 510(k) clearance for revision knee replacement system

September 9, 2019
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced it received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Persona Revision Knee System. According to a company press release…

DePuy Synthes to acquire assets of JointPoint Inc for hip replacement navigation software

September 6, 2019
Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies announced DePuy Synthes Products Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire navigation…

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EFORT Spring Travelling Fellowship in Estonia: A short report

Orthopaedics Today Europe, September 2019
Johannes Svegard
This year’s EFORT Travelling Fellowship took place in Tartu and Tallinn, Estonia from 12 to 18 May 2019. Twelve participants from Europe were…

From OT Europe

EFORT Open Reviews: A round-up of recently published articles

Orthopaedics Today Europe, September 2019
EFORT Open Reviews is the new open access journal from EFORT and Bone & Joint Publishing. All articles are free to read online with no…

Meeting News

Peripheral nerve catheters may reduce opioid use in patients who undergo limb reconstruction

September 5, 2019
A protocol that used peripheral nerve catheters was safe and efficacious for decreasing narcotic pain medication in a cohort of patients who…

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Alpha-defensin lateral flow test yielded excellent sensitivity, specificity for PJI

September 4, 2019
NEW YORK — The alpha-defensin lateral flow test yielded excellent sensitivity and specificity for periprosthetic joint infection and had a…

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Low-intensity warfarin did not reduce risk of venous thromboembolism or death after TJA

September 3, 2019
Published results showed the noninferiority criterion of risk of venous thromboembolism or death was not met when low-intensity warfarin was compared…