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October 8, 2021

Unsalvageable: Preventable Amputations Rise During COVID Unsalvageable: Preventable Amputations Rise During COVID

Leafer Miller didn’t hear much after the doctor told him they had to “sacrifice the leg.” Lying on the emergency room gurney, the self-proclaimed video game […]
October 6, 2021

Inventor Creates 3D-Printed Robotic Arms for Kids Missing Limbs Inventor Creates 3D-Printed Robotic Arms for Kids Missing Limbs

Legos are a playroom staple in many American homes. But while most kids were building cars and spaceships out of these colorful connectable blocks, 14-year-old Easton […]
September 28, 2021

AAOS Updates Guidelines for Nonoperative Knee OA Treatment AAOS Updates Guidelines for Nonoperative Knee OA Treatment

After nearly a decade, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has updated its guidance on nonoperative treatment for knee osteoarthritis (OA). The clinical practice guidelines, […]
September 10, 2021

Emotional ‘Grit’ Related to Function After Rotator Cuff Surgery Emotional ‘Grit’ Related to Function After Rotator Cuff Surgery

SAN DIEGO — A recent study suggests patients who have low “grit” may have worse functional outcome following rotator cuff surgery. Researchers from the University of […]
September 9, 2021

Florida Surgeon and Device Company Charged in Kickback Scheme Florida Surgeon and Device Company Charged in Kickback Scheme

A Florida orthopedic surgeon and designer of costly spinal surgery implants was arrested Tuesday and charged with paying millions of dollars in kickbacks and bribes to […]
September 3, 2021

Knee Arthroscopy Timing May Complicate Total Knee Arthroplasty Knee Arthroscopy Timing May Complicate Total Knee Arthroplasty

Knee arthroscopy, considered minimally invasive surgery, may lead to increased complications if performed within 9 months of a subsequent total knee arthroplasty (TKA), according to a […]
September 2, 2021

‘Lopioid Protocol’ — Low-dose Opioids — for Fracture Surgery? ‘Lopioid Protocol’ — Low-dose Opioids — for Fracture Surgery?

Orthopedic researchers from New York University (NYU), in New York City, have proposed standardizing prescribing patterns for patients after fracture surgery so as to include low-dose […]
September 1, 2021

Subacromial Spacer Balloon as Good as Partial Rotator Cuff Repair Subacromial Spacer Balloon as Good as Partial Rotator Cuff Repair

The InSpace subacromial spacer balloon is as good as partial repair of the rotator cuff, according to the results of a prospective, randomized, multicenter trial presented […]
August 27, 2021

The Author Who Requested a Retraction Twice The Author Who Requested a Retraction Twice

As Jason Isbell sings, doing the right thing is the hardest thing to do. But sometimes it’s even harder than it needs to be. Ask Cory […]
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