Orthopedics Today


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

Table of Contents

Counsel patients, parents on concussion risks in football

Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Gregory L. Cvetanovich, MD

Several comorbidities linked with greater early post-TJA mortality

Antidepressant use increased hip fracture risk among older patients

Cover Story

Big data may change how orthopedists are paid

In the Journals

Patients with intertrochanteric hip fractures, high BMI likely to sustain systemic complications

Work interference, opioid use for pain among top reasons cited by patients for delaying TKA

Bone wax seen as effective for decreasing total blood loss after TKA

Meeting News

VIDEO: 92% of NFL players returned to play after arthroscopy for FAI

VIDEO: Dejour says trochlear dysplasia should not be missed as factor for knee instability

Both repair and reconstruction of posterolateral corner injuries yielded acceptable outcomes

Education program linked with decreased narcotic use after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

A 16-year-old football player presents with knee pain after two ACL reconstructions with hamstring autograft

Nicholas I. Kennedy, MD; Patrick M. Kane, MD; Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD; Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD


What challenges have you seen or do you foresee in combining, drawing conclusions from large administrative databases?

Practice Management Improvement Strategies

Work RVU compensation formulas and surgery modifiers: To discount RVUs or not

Sarah Wiskerchen, MBA, CPC

Round Tables

Surgical hip dislocation in children is safe for muscles, preserves blood supply

Surgical Technique

Consider suture staple repair technique for partial-thickness abductor tendon tears

Benjamin G. Domb, MD; David E. Hartigan, MD