At Least 1 Year on Bisphosphonates Needed for Fracture Prevention At Least 1 Year on Bisphosphonates Needed for Fracture Prevention
It takes 12.4 months of bisphosphonate therapy to prevent one nonvertebral fracture per 100 postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Support for Early Surgery in Older Adults With Primary Hyperparathyroidism Support for Early Surgery in Older Adults With Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Parathyroidectomy is associated with a lower risk of fracture compared with nonsurgical management among older adults with primary hyperparathyroidism, a new study indicates.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 30, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

4 in 10 Fractures in Breast Cancer Patients Are Pathologic 4 in 10 Fractures in Breast Cancer Patients Are Pathologic
In a large cohort of women with advanced breast cancer, about 40% of fractures were cancer-related, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Psoriatic Arthritis Highlights From ACR 2021 Psoriatic Arthritis Highlights From ACR 2021
Dr Christopher Ritchlin discusses key reports on psoriatic arthritis from ACR 2021, including results of a brepocitinib efficacy study and data on risk factors for progression and patient concerns.Medscape (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 24, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology ReCAP Source Type: news

Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections Show No Benefit in Knee OA Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections Show No Benefit in Knee OA
Platelet-rich plasma injections for mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis (OA) show no improvements in pain, function, or cartilage structure, compared with placebo.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Psoriatic Arthritis: The Importance of Multidisciplinary Teams and Mentors Psoriatic Arthritis: The Importance of Multidisciplinary Teams and Mentors
Jennifer Kwan-Morley, MD, reflects on the mentors who helped shape her approach to psoriatic arthritis.Medscape (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology MDAngle Source Type: news

US FDA Authorizes Virtual Reality System for Reducing Back Pain US FDA Authorizes Virtual Reality System for Reducing Back Pain
The US FDA has authorized a virtual reality system for reducing lower back pain after a majority of patients in a trial testing the device showed less discomfort.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Use of Telemedicine in Orthopaedic Surgery During COVID-19 Use of Telemedicine in Orthopaedic Surgery During COVID-19
Telemedicine has had a critical role in providing health care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how it can play a role in the virtual assessment of elbow patients.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Tight BP Control During Surgery for Spinal Cord Injury Tied to Better Outcomes Tight BP Control During Surgery for Spinal Cord Injury Tied to Better Outcomes
For patients with a spinal cord injury, maintaining blood pressure within a tightly defined range during surgery is associated with better functional recovery, even in patients with the most-severe injuries, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 17, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

What Can You Learn Through a Telehealth Shoulder Exam? What Can You Learn Through a Telehealth Shoulder Exam?
Dr Samuel Taylor discusses opportunities and provides advice for an effective virtual exam of the shoulder.Hospital for Special Surgery eAcademy (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Commentary Source Type: news

Techniques for a Telehealth Exam of the Knee Techniques for a Telehealth Exam of the Knee
Drs Joseph Lamplot and Samuel Taylor discuss techniques for a telehealth exam of the knee.Hospital for Special Surgery eAcademy (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Commentary Source Type: news

Calcium, Protein Reduces Falls and Fractures in Older Adults Calcium, Protein Reduces Falls and Fractures in Older Adults
Vitamin D-replete older adults in residential care have fewer falls and fractures when their diets include foods rich in calcium and protein, a randomized controlled trial found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

COVID Vaccination Not Associated With Risk of Severe RA Flares COVID Vaccination Not Associated With Risk of Severe RA Flares
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis did not experience flares after receiving a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination, a new study from Hong Kong shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 4, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Treatment Toxicity Risk in RA Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Treatment Toxicity Risk in RA
A new analysis investigates the potential for patients with rheumatoid arthritis to experience adverse events after treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors.Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 1, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

High-Intensity Exercise, Not Pilates, Builds Bone in Older Women High-Intensity Exercise, Not Pilates, Builds Bone in Older Women
A high-intensity resistance and impact training program improved bone heath and function; a low-intensity Pilates-based exercise program improved function, but to a lesser extent, in a new trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

B-Cell Targeted Therapy Linked With Severe COVID-19 B-Cell Targeted Therapy Linked With Severe COVID-19
In patients with inflammatory arthritis (IA), B-cell-targeted therapy is linked with severe COVID-19, a new study from France shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Oral PTH Shows Promise for Osteoporosis in Early Phase 2 Study Oral PTH Shows Promise for Osteoporosis in Early Phase 2 Study
If the drug demonstrates safety and efficacy in a future phase 3 clinical trial, it could become the first oral bone-building (anabolic) therapy for osteoporosis, but it"s early days.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Omega-3-Rich Fish Skin for Treating Diabetic Foot Ulcers Omega-3-Rich Fish Skin for Treating Diabetic Foot Ulcers
What benefits might omega-3-rich fish skin grafts offer in the management of treatment-resistant diabetic foot ulcers?Wounds (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 1, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

AAOS Updates Guidelines for Nonoperative Knee OA Treatment AAOS Updates Guidelines for Nonoperative Knee OA Treatment
The updated recommendations factor in research updates from the last 10 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Having the'Twisties' in Athletics and in Life Having the'Twisties' in Athletics and in Life
Can we destigmatize mental health issues? Let's rewrite the narrative of'mental toughness. 'Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Psychiatry Blog Source Type: news

Anterior Quadratus Lumborum Block After Hip Arthroscopy Anterior Quadratus Lumborum Block After Hip Arthroscopy
A new study suggests this novel block may not be the most effective postoperative analgesic strategy after hip joint arthroscopy.Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

No Gender Gap Seen in Ankylosing Spondylitis Prevalence No Gender Gap Seen in Ankylosing Spondylitis Prevalence
Report challenges conventional wisdom that males are more likely to develop ankylosing spondylitis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Spike in Sports-Related Concussions Among High School Girls Spike in Sports-Related Concussions Among High School Girls
Over the last two decades, there has been a three-fold increase in sports-related concussions and closed head injuries in female high-school athletes.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Cannabis Use Tied to Poorer Outcomes of Total Hip, Knee Replacement Cannabis Use Tied to Poorer Outcomes of Total Hip, Knee Replacement
Cannabis use before total knee or hip replacement is associated with increased medical and implant-related complications, according to new research presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

NFL League Wants COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, as Players' Vaccination Rate Hits 93% NFL League Wants COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, as Players' Vaccination Rate Hits 93%
The National Football League said on Thursday it has made clear it wanted to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for players, as it reported a nearly 93% inoculation rate.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 30, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Elastic Tape Unlikely to Help Rotator Cuff Pain Elastic Tape Unlikely to Help Rotator Cuff Pain
It may be time to reconsider the use of elastic therapeutic tape, or kinesiology tape, for painful shoulder muscles, a review of previous studies suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

When Indirect Decompression Fails When Indirect Decompression Fails
How often is unplanned revision surgery required for failed indirect decompression after lateral lumbar interbody fusion?Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Hip OA: What's the Best First Option? Hip OA: What's the Best First Option?
Dr Charles Vega has a patient with painful and lifestyle-limiting hip OA. Is he taking the right course of treatment?Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Clinical Case Source Type: news

Physical Manifestations for Scoliosis in Marfan Syndrome Physical Manifestations for Scoliosis in Marfan Syndrome
Certain physical features may predict the progression of scoliosis in patients with Marfan syndrome. What are they?Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Different IV Bisphosphonates Tied to Similar Skeletal Event Rate Different IV Bisphosphonates Tied to Similar Skeletal Event Rate
The risk of recurrent skeletal-related events in patients with multiple myeloma is similar with IV bisphosphonate dosing schedules ranging from 4 weeks to longer than 12 weeks, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Long-Term Complications From Subcutaneous ICDs Assessed Long-Term Complications From Subcutaneous ICDs Assessed
Using real-world patient data, researchers documented long-term complications from subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillators.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Nearly Half of Female Surgeons Surveyed Lost a Pregnancy Nearly Half of Female Surgeons Surveyed Lost a Pregnancy
"Pregnant surgeons should not be operating more than 12 hours a week when they are in the third trimester," one author said."That is a modifiable risk factor."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

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