Arthroplasty Perspective

 
 
  • Helping Parents and Children Deal With a Child's Limb Deformity My decision to accept the risks to reap the benefits of surgery is small potatoes compared with the decisions that the parents of a child born with a deformed lower extremity must face.
  • Experts Unravel the 'Mysteries of Wrist Motion' Dr Scott Wolfe discusses his award-winning research in wrist kinematics and arthroplasty, and a novel prosthetic device that recently received FDA approval.
  • Returning to the 'New Normal': Backlog of Elective Surgeries The COVID elective surgery ban affected many orthopedic surgeons and hospitals. Dr Bryan T. Kelly describes his experience in resuming elective procedures.
  • When Can We Open for Elective Surgeries?   WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Valerie Rusch about determining when it might be safe to perform elective surgeries again, and what must be done to make it happen.
  • AAOS 2020 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAOS 2020
  • Bringing Humanity Back Is the 'Greatest Gift AI Can Give'   In this episode of Medicine and the Machine, Drs Topol and Verghese discuss the loss of humanity in medicine, and how AI offers an exciting opportunity to bring time and presence back to patient care.
  • Malpractice Case: Dangers When Taking Over a Patient's Care Accepting a transfer patient means accepting the issues and medication that come with that patient. Failure to understand that can result in a lawsuit if something goes wrong.
  • Weight Cutoffs for Elective Surgeries: Bias or Economics? What drives weight-based cutoffs for elective surgeries? Dr Yoni Freedhoff finds that it may not be just old-fashioned weight bias.
  • 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.