Revision Rotator Cuff Reconstruction for Large Tears With Retraction: A Novel Technique Using Autogenous Tendon and Autologous Marrow
Revision rotator cuff reconstruction for large tears with retraction results in a high rate of recurrent cuff tearing.... More
Reducing Postoperative Fracture Displacement After Locked Plating of Proximal Humerus Fractures: Current Concepts
The incidence of proximal humerus fractures in the elderly has been rising. Concomitantly, operative fixation with use... More
Closed Reduction of Subacute Patellar Dislocation Using Saline Joint Insufflation: A Technical Trick
Patellar dislocations often spontaneously reduce or are reduced easily by experienced professionals. However, some... More
Total Hip Arthroplasty for Posttraumatic Osteoarthritis of the Hip Fares Worse Than THA for Primary Osteoarthritis
We conducted a study to evaluate differences between patients who had total hip arthroplasty (THA) for posttraumatic... More
Integrating New Pain Management Options into Your Practice
Dr. Steven Sampson will share ways to integrate alternative pain medicine into your practice, recent studies in... More

Practice Management

Toth CL
As late as mid-April 2015, a survey of 121 orthopedic practices indicated that 30% had done nothing to start preparing for ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision).1  That’s scary. And even the practices that had begun... More »
 

Editorial

McCann PD
For the past 9 years, I have interviewed the president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) to better understand the roles the AAOS and its president play in our professional lives. At the 2015 AAOS Annual Meeting in Las Vegas this... More »
 

Online Exclusive, Opinion

Leitman IM
Graduate Medical Education—A System in Evolution Orthopedic residency programs began as apprenticeships. Observation, imitation, and performing operations until deemed to be proficient by a single mentor was the method in which generations of su... More »
 

Online Exclusive, From the Resident Advisory Board

Cvetanovich GL
The mantra “See one, do one, teach one” is a longstanding cliché in surgical education. Although this mantra does not apply literally in the case of complex modern orthopedic procedures, the reality is that all surgical education, including orth... More »
 

Online Exclusive, Case Report and Literature Review

Shahcheraghi GH, Peyman M, Mozafarian K
Extensor tendon rupture in chronic Madelung deformity, as a result of tendon attrition on the dislocated distal ulna, is a rare occurrence. It is, however, seen more often in rheumatoid arthritis. There are few case reports in the English-language li... More »
 

Online Exclusive, Case Report and Literature Review

Vranis N, Paryavi E, Christian M, Joshi M, Pensy RA
This report presents a case of progressive septic arthritis and osteomyelitis caused by a rare pathogen, Pasteurella multocida, thought to be provoked by the use of systemic corticosteroids. Despite initial improvement after antibiotics and surgical ... More »
 

Online Exclusive, Case Report and Literature Review

Redler LH, Makhni EC, Visco CJ, Ahmad CS
Ganglion cysts around the elbow joint are rare, with fewer than 25 citations in the English-language literature, most of them case reports. Among the many causes of elbow pain, cysts are primarily a diagnosis that depends on advanced imaging. When an... More »
 

Online Exclusive, Original Study

Kleiner MT, Ahmed AA, Huser A, Mooar P, Torg J
Anticoagulation bridges consisting of subcutaneous enoxaparin combined with oral-dosed warfarin are commonly used in orthopedic procedures as chemoprophylaxis against thromboembolic disease. For some patients, these bridges result in complications. ... More »
 

Online Exclusive, Original Study

Verioti CA, Sardelli MC, Nguyen T
We conducted a study to biomechanically evaluate 3 methods of tibial-sided fixation for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: fully threaded interference screw only, interference screw backed with 4.75-mm SwiveLock anchor, and fully threaded bio... More »
 

Online Exclusive, Original Study

Basques BA, Miller CP, Golinvaux NS, Bohl DD, Grauer JN
We conducted a retrospective national-cohort study to determine the incidence of and independent risk factors for venous thromboembolic events (VTEs) after open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of ankle fractures. Using the American College of... More »
 

Topic Collection

Khurana S, Nobel TB, Merkow JS, Walsh M, Egol KA
We conducted a study to evaluate differences between patients who had total hip arthroplasty (THA) for posttraumatic osteoarthritis (OA) and patients who had THA for primary OA. Using a prospective database, we followed 3844 patients who had THA for... More »
 

Topic Collection

Hart A, Cota A, Makhdom A, Harvey EJ
Vitamin C is an essential micronutrient with an adult daily recommended intake of 75 mg for women and 90 mg for men. Smokers should consume an additional 35 mg per day because of the increased oxidative stresses from cigarette smoke. Observational d... More »
 

Topic Collection

Boe C, Vangsness CT
According to the 2005 US census, osteoarthritis (OA) was the leading cause of disability in the United States, affecting more than 50 million people. Current treatments are targeted at reducing symptoms of the inflammatory reaction that occurs after ... More »
 

Topic Collection

Song KS, Lee SW
Displaced femoral neck fractures are rare in children and are associated with a high rate of complications. Subtrochanteric fractures after cannulated screw fixation of femoral neck fractures in adults are well recognized, and there are several repor... More »
 
Makhni EC, Jobin CM, Levine WN, Ahmad CS
Distal biceps repair performed by Dr. Makhni and Dr. Jobin, filmed by Dr. Makhni using Google Glass.  To read the authors' full article "5 Points on Using Wearable Technology to Record Surgical Videos," click here. LimelightPlayer... More »
 

Conference News

Highlights of the 3rd Annual Emerging Techniques in Orthopedics... More »