Arthroplasty Perspective

 
 
  • 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?
  • Helpful Virtual Tools for Orthopedic Surgeons Simulation trainings and pre-op planning: What is their true value in enhancing surgeon skills and improving patient outcomes?
  • Researchers Uncover Secrets of Patient Satisfaction Surgery was successful, but the patient is dissatisfied. Here are some insights on what your patients really want you to say.
  • Test Your Knowledge of Treating Sports Injuries Answer these five questions on treating injuries 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.
  • Advances in Translational Research in Arthroplasty Dr Bostrom shares his views on pain and instability in arthroplasty, host/implant interactions and infections of the knee, and the driving forces of healthcare economics in orthopedics.
  • Republican Health Policy Offers a Mixed Bag for Orthopedists Physicians are better represented in Congress than most professions. What will orthopedists do with this opportunity, and what effects will the House Republicans' ACA replacement bill have on them?
  • Decreasing Prosthetic Joint Infections Two studies address issues related to prosthetic joint infections.
  • Antibiotics Before Dental Care in Patients With Prosthetic Joints Should patients with prosthetic joints undergo antibiotic prophylaxis before dental procedures? This tool may help with that decision.
  • Patient Satisfaction and Health Outcomes in Sports Medicine Dr Nwachukwu shares his findings on several studies he conducted on patient satisfaction and health outcomes after hip and knee orthopedic surgery.