Mayo, Cleveland Clinics Top Latest US News Hospital Rankings Mayo, Cleveland Clinics Top Latest US News Hospital Rankings
Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Most Orthopedic Joint Surgery Lacks Scientific Justification Most Orthopedic Joint Surgery Lacks Scientific Justification
This doesn't mean the treatments aren't effective, only that there are few good studies comparing surgery to nonoperative care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Minorities Less Likely to Receive Specialist Care Minorities Less Likely to Receive Specialist Care
People of color are less likely than White patients to receive care from surgical specialists, medical specialists, and pulmonary specialists, a new US study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Olympics: Sports Medicine Docs Discuss Vaccines, Logistics Olympics: Sports Medicine Docs Discuss Vaccines, Logistics
Sports med docs discuss COVID vaccination in athletes and the logistics of testing and contact tracing in the midst of people with mixed vaccination statuses during busy schedules at the Tokyo Olympics.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Commentary Source Type: news

Abelacimab Prevents VTE and Bleeding Risk in Knee Replacement Abelacimab Prevents VTE and Bleeding Risk in Knee Replacement
A monoclonal antibody that inhibits factor XI effectively reduces thromboembolism risk for knee-replacement patients, a new study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Management of Proximal Humeral Fractures: A Review Management of Proximal Humeral Fractures: A Review
Learn more about the best ways to assess, classify, and manage proximal humeral fractures.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Anticoagulation in Elective Spine Cases Anticoagulation in Elective Spine Cases
Anticoagulation therapy is commonly used to prevent thromboembolic events after spinal surgery. How effective is it, and could it lead to an increased risk of hematoma?Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Surgery Not Definitively Superior in Many Orthopedic Situations Surgery Not Definitively Superior in Many Orthopedic Situations
Despite a lack of strong evidence, national guidelines often favor elective surgery for treatment of number of common orthopedic condition that may respond as well to other measures, according to UK researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

COVID Cluster at Olympic Hotel as Tokyo Cases Surge COVID Cluster at Olympic Hotel as Tokyo Cases Surge
A COVID-19 cluster at a Japanese hotel where dozens of Brazilian Olympic team members are staying raised new concerns about infections at the Tokyo Games.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Tokyo Governor Vows City's Medical System Is Ready for Games Tokyo Governor Vows City's Medical System Is Ready for Games
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said that a sufficient number of hospitals combined with a speed-up in the COVID-19 vaccination rollout among the elderly meant the city will be able to hold"safe and secure" Olympics.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Cannabinoid-based Medications for Pain Cannabinoid-based Medications for Pain
The popularity of cannabinoid-based medications for treating chronic pain is growing, but the interest in their use may be outpacing the evidence supporting their analgesic benefitsCurrent Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Synthetic Meniscus Implant Eases Lingering Pain After Partial Meniscectomy Synthetic Meniscus Implant Eases Lingering Pain After Partial Meniscectomy
A synthetic meniscus implant provides better relief of lingering pain following arthroscopic partial meniscectomy than nonsurgical care alone, according to data from two clinical trials.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

AAOS Guideline Summary for Limb Salvage or Early Amputation AAOS Guideline Summary for Limb Salvage or Early Amputation
New AAOS guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations for the management of patients with severe lower extremity trauma.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

To End Burnout, Doctors Must Change the Culture of Medicine To End Burnout, Doctors Must Change the Culture of Medicine
The culture of medicine is an invisible force with the strength of gravity that keeps the profession stuck, Robert Pearl says. To move forward, physicians have to own their role and drive change.Medscape (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Internal Medicine Expert Interview Source Type: news

What An Editor Learned After a Paper Was Deemed Insensitive What An Editor Learned After a Paper Was Deemed Insensitive
Dr Samir S. Shah provides a deeper insight into the decision to retract and reissue an article -- and the lessons learned about the use of language in medical journals going forward.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Effects of Canceled Elective Procedures Due to COVID-19 Effects of Canceled Elective Procedures Due to COVID-19
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many elective surgical procedures were delayed or canceled. How has this pause impacted patients?Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 30, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Risk Factors for Increased Narcotics After Hip Arthroscopy Risk Factors for Increased Narcotics After Hip Arthroscopy
Could certain preoperative factors predict which patients may be at a greater risk for increased opioid utilization after hip arthroscopy?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 30, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Lessons From the Save of Christian Eriksen's Life Lessons From the Save of Christian Eriksen's Life
The Danish soccer star went from'being gone'to resuscitated. His widely watched experience teaches many lessons about improving care for sudden cardiac death, a major public health problem.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

COVID-19 Effect on Muscle May Be Immune-Related COVID-19 Effect on Muscle May Be Immune-Related
The muscle damage sometimes seen with COVID-19 appears to be due to the immune response, not to direct invasion of muscle tissue by the virus, a new autopsy series suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

More Evidence Doctors' Work Hours Dropped During the Pandemic More Evidence Doctors' Work Hours Dropped During the Pandemic
In addition to a small but significant drop in hours worked, researchers also found a decline in the percentage of physicians working full time and a rise in the percentage who were laid off.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

That Song Stuck in Your Head Is Good for Your Memory That Song Stuck in Your Head Is Good for Your Memory
A catchy tune that repeats in your mind is called an earworm and, according to new research, those pesky jingles can play a crucial role in memory formation.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

' Silicon Prairie' Ready for Quantum Leap'Silicon Prairie' Ready for Quantum Leap
The state of Nebraska has won $20 million to create next-generation quantum technology that will improve the way we diagnose and treat diseases and transfer information securely.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Medscape Today News Video Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Linked to Increased Risk of Hearing Loss Osteoporosis Linked to Increased Risk of Hearing Loss
Moderate to severe hearing loss was independently associated with osteoporosis, vertebral fracture in the large, longitudinal Nurses'Health Study (NHS) and NHS II.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Acsm 2021 acsm 2021
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ACSM 2021Medscape Orthopedics (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Researchers Identify Genetic Factor Involved in Tendon-Injury Risk Among Young Athletes Researchers Identify Genetic Factor Involved in Tendon-Injury Risk Among Young Athletes
Genetic factors may predispose some young athletes to rotator cuff tendinopathy, according to a new research from Spain.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Shorter Antibiotic Regimen Fails Noninferiority Test Against Prosthetic Joint Infections Shorter Antibiotic Regimen Fails Noninferiority Test Against Prosthetic Joint Infections
When it comes to treating prosthetic joint infections with antibiotics, less isn't more.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Males, Younger Patients at Higher Risk for Multiple Revisions After Knee Replacement Males, Younger Patients at Higher Risk for Multiple Revisions After Knee Replacement
Patients who undergo knee replacement surgery may have a higher risk for multiple revision procedures when they're male or less than 55 years old, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Any Bone Break Increases Risk for Subsequent Fracture in Older Women Any Bone Break Increases Risk for Subsequent Fracture in Older Women
Although most guidelines warn of subsequent fracture risk after hip and spine fractures, the increased risk is seen in a multitude of other bone breaks, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Ohio Surgeon Who Wrote His Own Colorful Obituary Dead at 48 Ohio Surgeon Who Wrote His Own Colorful Obituary Dead at 48
Thomas Flanigan, an Army veteran and married father of three, called himself the"Ginger God of Surgery and Shenanigans." Colleagues share fond memories.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

EMA to Quickly Review Lilly, Incyte Arthritis Drug for COVID Use EMA to Quickly Review Lilly, Incyte Arthritis Drug for COVID Use
The European Medicines Agency will conduct an accelerated review of Eli Lilly's rheumatoid arthritis drug Olumiant for hospitalized COVID-19 patients getting oxygen, the agency said.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 30, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Exercise and Mortality in Patients With Claudication Exercise and Mortality in Patients With Claudication
Engaging in regular physical activity may help lower the risk of mortality among patients with claudication.Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Japan Declares'Short, Powerful' Emergency in Tokyo, Elsewhere Japan Declares'Short, Powerful' Emergency in Tokyo, Elsewhere
Japan declared'short and powerful'states of emergency for Tokyo, Osaka and two other prefectures on Friday as the country struggles to contain a resurgent coronavirus pandemic just 3 months ahead of the Olympics.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 27, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Separate Corticosteroid Injections From COVID Vaccine by 2 Weeks Separate Corticosteroid Injections From COVID Vaccine by 2 Weeks
Clinicians may still want to time elective corticosteroid injections at least two weeks before or after receipt of this vaccine, according to a group of doctors writing on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Braced Humeral-Shaft Fractures May Require Secondary Surgery Braced Humeral-Shaft Fractures May Require Secondary Surgery
Most patients who receive nonoperative care for a closed humeral-shaft fracture will do well, but up to 33% may require secondary surgery leading to poorer outcome, according to a randomized clinical trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Isolated Ulnar Fractures in Women May Indicate Domestic Violence Isolated Ulnar Fractures in Women May Indicate Domestic Violence
Up to one in three women who seek emergency treatment for isolated ulnar fractures may be victims of intimate partner violence, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

PTED vs Open Microdiscectomy for Lumbar Disc Herniation PTED vs Open Microdiscectomy for Lumbar Disc Herniation
How do these two techniques for the treatment of lumbar disk herniation compare in terms of pain improvements and functional status?Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

1 in 4 Parents Say Youth Sports Not Enforcing COVID Precautions 1 in 4 Parents Say Youth Sports Not Enforcing COVID Precautions
Even though the majority of parents give youth sports leagues high marks for keeping them informed about COVID-19 safety protocols, more than one in four parents still think enforcement of these policies is inconsistent.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Eli Lilly's Arthritis Drug Fails to Prevent Mechanical Ventilation in COVID-19 Patients Eli Lilly's Arthritis Drug Fails to Prevent Mechanical Ventilation in COVID-19 Patients
Eli Lilly and Incyte said their rheumatoid arthritis drug baricitinib did not meet the main goal of preventing progression to mechanical ventilation in hospitalized COVID-19 patients under a late-stage study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Vancomycin Powder May Curb Wound Infection After Knee and Ankle Fracture Surgery Vancomycin Powder May Curb Wound Infection After Knee and Ankle Fracture Surgery
Intra-wound vancomycin powder reduces gram-positive infection in operatively treated high-risk tibia fractures, according to an open-label randomized clinical trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Vaccine Mismatch: What to Do After Dose 1 When Plans Change Vaccine Mismatch: What to Do After Dose 1 When Plans Change
Mixing COVID vaccines from different manufacturers raises questions about safety and efficacy that researchers are now delving into.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

COVID and the Athlete's Heart COVID and the Athlete's Heart
When is it safe to return to play after having COVID? Bob Harrington and Manesh Patel discuss our evolving understanding of how SARS-CoV-2 affects the hearts of athletes and weekend warriors.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Sexual, Racial Microaggressions Common in Surgery, Anesthesiology Sexual, Racial Microaggressions Common in Surgery, Anesthesiology
The overwhelming majority of female and racial/ethnic-minority surgeons and anesthesiologists in one medical group reported being subject to racial and sexual microaggressions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Bedside Test Can Help Rule Out Septic Arthritis in Native Joints Bedside Test Can Help Rule Out Septic Arthritis in Native Joints
Leucocyte esterase dipstick testing of synovial fluid aspirate can help rule out septic arthritis in adults presenting to the emergency department with a hot, inflamed native joint, report researchers in the UK.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Total Knee Replacement Cost-Effective, Even With Obesity and Comorbidities Total Knee Replacement Cost-Effective, Even With Obesity and Comorbidities
Total knee replacement surgery can be a cost-effective procedure for patients with severe obesity and osteoarthritis, even when they also have comorbidities such as cardiovascular disease or type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Noninvasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation Tolerated, Effective for Rheumatoid Arthritis Noninvasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation Tolerated, Effective for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Noninvasive vagus nerve stimulation is safe and effective as an intervention for rheumatoid arthritis, a small proof-of-concept study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Emergency Surgery Complications, but Not Mortality, Linked With Surgeons' Experience Emergency Surgery Complications, but Not Mortality, Linked With Surgeons' Experience
Emergency surgery patients cared for by early career'acute-care'surgeons have similar mortality rates as patients with more senior surgeons but are more likely to need to go back to the operating room, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

The Debit Side of Stem-Cell Joint Injections The Debit Side of Stem-Cell Joint Injections
Stem-cell injections are used for improving joint pain and function, but the risks of this treatment must also be considered.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Falsely Accused MD: Charged, Cleared -- Now Works in Auto Repair Falsely Accused MD: Charged, Cleared -- Now Works in Auto Repair
Urologist Joseph Oesterling was accused of overprescribing pain medication and faced up to 30 years in prison. He fought to maintain his freedom during a dramatic criminal trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 17, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Does Osteopathic Manipulation Relieve Low Back Pain? Does Osteopathic Manipulation Relieve Low Back Pain?
A study that randomly assigned patients with low back pain to osteopathic manipulation or sham therapy was nicely executed, says F. Perry Wilson, but still leaves him a bit unsure.Medscape (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 17, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Primary Ovarian Insufficiency Linked to Osteoporosis Primary Ovarian Insufficiency Linked to Osteoporosis
Primary ovarian insufficiency was tied to an increased risk of osteoporosis in a large Canadian cohort study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news