Orthopedics Today


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

Table of Contents

Focus on ways to make youth sports safer, not boycott

Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Patients with arthritis after pilon fractures may benefit from total ankle replacement

Joint Replacement Awareness Day on April 14 will provide education

Clavicle fracture treatment had little effect on return to sport in NFL players

Routine use of tranexamic acid was effective during primary TJA

Cover Story

Wide armamentarium still needed to treat massive cuff tears

FDA News

FDA advisory committee does not support Exparel indication for use as postoperative analgesia

In the Journals

NFL players had high return-to-play rate after shoulder instability treatment

‘Creaky knees’ can predict symptomatic OA

Infection Watch

Beyond culture: What is matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time of flight mass spectrometry?

Kier Blevins, BA; Karan Goswami, MD; Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

Meeting News

Procedure, patient selection affects outpatient spine surgery success

Involvement of physiatrists in orthopedic care could reduce length of stay, readmissions

VIDEO: Physicians should be transparent with patients regarding appropriate, possible post-total joint reconstruction VTE prophylaxis

Enhanced recovery model helps patients be discharged to home

Optimize health outcomes to control care delivery costs

Speaker: System that is focused on health care, not health, must be fixed

Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

A 70-year-old man with 3 months of worsening left shoulder pain following TSA

Evan E. Vellios, MD; Frank A. Petrigliano, MD


After repair of a massive rotator cuff tear, how long of a delay should there be before patients return to demanding activity?

Practice Management Improvement Strategies

When loyalty becomes a liability

Karen Zupko

Surgical Technique

Deep osteochondral lesions amenable to ACI ‘sandwich’ technique

Tom Minas, MD, MS; Takahiro Ogura, MD; Tim Bryant, BSN