Orthopedics Today


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

Table of Contents

Focus on purpose and setting key priorities

Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Open vs arthroscopic femoroacetabular impingement surgery yielded similar improvement in pain, function

Similar 5-year total ankle outcomes seen with mobile vs fixed bearings

Highly crosslinked polyethylene liners may yield less linear, volumetric wear at 15 years

At Issue

Management of ACL tears in pediatric patients

Henry B. Ellis Jr., MD; Shital N. Parikh, MD

Cover Story

Demographic shift underway, more diversity work to be done

Forward Thinking

Protect what you have: Equivalent of the Hippocratic Oath for millennial physicians’ finances

Sanjeev Bhatia, MD; David B. Mandell, JD, MBA

In the Journals

Plate fixation of clavicular fractures yielded higher satisfaction vs nonoperative treatment

Low back, multiple site pain increases risk for chronic opioid use

Drop-jump landing performance linked with risk for ankle sprains in male soccer players

Exparel may improve economic, clinical outcomes after TKA

Meeting News

VIDEO: Romeo, Tokish discuss options for the repair of large, massive rotator cuff tears

VIDEO: Total shoulder arthroplasty, suprascapular reconstruction are good options for unrepairable rotator cuff tears

Nailing, plating may be reasonable options for treatment of humeral shaft fractures

Combination of nonoperative methods may treat tennis elbow

Presenter: Limb length should be determined during preoperative planning for THA

Coding update 2019: CMS proposed documentation changes, introduced new codes

Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

A 76-year-old man with failed nonoperative management of Achilles tendon rupture

Zachary T. Wilt, MD; Rabun S. Fox, MD; David I. Pedowitz, MS, MD


What should orthopedic practices and departments do to eliminate sexual harassment?

Surgical Technique

Kinematic alignment possible with manual instrumentation, medially stabilized implants

David F. Scott, MD; Stephen M. Howell, MD