Arthroplasty Perspective

 
 
  • Topol and Verghese on Where the Physical Exam Is Going   In this Medicine and the Machine podcast, Eric Topol and Abraham Verghese discuss the ritual and evolution of the physical exam and its inevitable--and exciting--integration with technology.
  • Will 3D Printing Revolutionize Orthopedic Implant Surgery? Or is it a high-tech, high-cost solution in search of a problem? Dr Timothy Wright talks about the potential of additive manufacturing for orthopedics and the questions that remain.
  • Consensus Statement: Toward Opioid-Free Arthroplasty Amidst the ongoing opioid crisis, an expert panel convened to advise clinicians on how to manage postarthroplasty pain and limit the risk for addiction.
  • AAOS 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAOS 2019
  • Medscape Physicians' Choice: Top Hospitals for Key Conditions and Procedures (Non-cancer) Medscape surveyed more than 11,000 physicians to get their opinions on which hospitals they'd send family members to in order to have serious and complex conditions treated.
  • Toward Opioid-Free Surgery   Drs Cornell and Waldman discuss methods for managing postoperative pain while minimizing patient exposure to opioid medications.
  • Sports Medicine Can Do Without Opioids Dr Bert Mandelbaum on how to avoid opioids in postsurgical pain management.
  • AAOS 2018 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAOS 2018.
  • Better Arthroplasty Outcomes, Hope in Scleroderma, and More Medscape speaks with Drs Susan Goodman and Robert Spiera about their research and others presented at the 2017 American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting.
  • 2017 Advances in Rheumatology Dr Kevin Deane reviews new trials, new treatments, and other major breakthroughs in rheumatology over the past year.
  • How Sports Empower Women Dr Mandelbaum focuses on the empowerment of the female athlete over time and describes how sports help women gain economic independence.
  • A New Rheumatic Disease? Rheumatologist Anne Bass discusses a new, medication-induced form of arthritis, plus other highlights from the 2017 American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting.
  • Test Your Knowledge: Treating Patients After TKA Answer these 5 questions on treating patients after TKA for an indication of how you would do on an orthopedics board certification or maintenance of certification exam if you had to take one today.
  • Imaging Innovations: New Techniques to Aid Clinicians   Drs Potter and Nwawka from the Hospital for Special Surgery share their thoughts on the latest in ultrasound, MRI, and CT.
  • Turning 40, Planning for 100 Dr Mandelbaum says no matter how old we are, we should continue to train for longevity.
  • Computers Shrink Orthopedic Surgeons' Roles Computer-aided navigation systems assist surgeons in diagnosing and treating patients. Will artificial intelligence eventually replace human surgeons?
  • Could Racism Explain Persistent Disparities in Orthopedic Care? The disparities in orthopedic care exist in every part of the country. Income, age, education, and insurance account for some of the disparity, but not all. Could racial discrimination be a factor?
  • Medication Management in Joint Replacement Surgery New recommendations offer guidance on perioperative medication management in joint replacement procedures.
  • Physicians' Choice: Top Hospitals 2017 More than 8500 physicians told us where they'd go or would send their family members for treatment or procedures for serious and complex cases in nine different clinical areas.
  • Surgeons Ignore Evidence on Cement in Hip Fracture Repairs What factors do surgeons consider when opting to use cemented instead of press-fit fixation during arthroplasty?