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

Denosumab Has Edge on Alendronate for Steroid-Induced Bone Loss Denosumab Has Edge on Alendronate for Steroid-Induced Bone Loss
Long-term glucocorticoid users see greater gains in spine bone-mineral density when treated with the monoclonal antibody denosumab versus oral alendronate, a small clinical trial shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Micromotors Promising for Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy Micromotors Promising for Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy
Magnesium-based micromotors showed promise as a delivery system for hydrogen therapy to inflamed joints in an experimental model of rheumatoid arthritis, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Multiple Factors Tied to Hearing Loss in Children Given Cisplatin Multiple Factors Tied to Hearing Loss in Children Given Cisplatin
Although cumulative dose is important, how cisplatin is administered to kids with cancer also appears to have a significant and additive effect on development of cisplatin-induced hearing loss.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

The'Awful but Necessary Distance' of COVID-19 The'Awful but Necessary Distance' of COVID-19
COVID-19 is causing significant fissures on the home front and revealing systemic economic inequalities among healthcare workers.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Psychiatry Expert Interview Source Type: news

Newly Found Bone Cells May Be Target for Osteoporosis Treatment Newly Found Bone Cells May Be Target for Osteoporosis Treatment
Researchers have discovered a new type of bone cells, called"osteomorphs," which may be targeted for osteoporosis and other skeletal diseases.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 2, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

GSK Will Focus on Elderly in Trial to Treat Pneumonia From COVID GSK Will Focus on Elderly in Trial to Treat Pneumonia From COVID
GlaxoSmithKline will extend a trial testing an experimental rheumatoid arthritis drug on patients suffering from COVID-related pneumonia in order to focus on the elderly.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Treatment Persistence of Biologics in Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment Persistence of Biologics in Psoriatic Arthritis
A better understanding of biologic treatment persistence in psoriatic arthritis patients could help guide treatment decisions.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

DEX Blunts Postspinal Hypotension in Geriatric Patients DEX Blunts Postspinal Hypotension in Geriatric Patients
Might dexamethasone be effective in in preventing or decreasing the incidence of post-spinal anesthesia hypotension in elderly patients?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 24, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Tiger Woods'Lucky to Be Alive' After Los Angeles Wreck Tiger Woods'Lucky to Be Alive' After Los Angeles Wreck
Professional golfer Tiger Woods has multiple injuries to his legs after a Tuesday morning one-vehicle wreck in Los Angeles, his agent, Mark Steinberg, told Golf Digest.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Study at Ischgl Ski Resort Finds Lasting Coronavirus Immunity Study at Ischgl Ski Resort Finds Lasting Coronavirus Immunity
A study of residents in the ski resort of Ischgl, the site of Austria's worst coronavirus outbreak, found at least 8 months after contracting the virus the vast majority of people continued to have some apparent immune protection, scientists said on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Underweight Patients and Risk for Adverse Events After TSA Underweight Patients and Risk for Adverse Events After TSA
Patients who are underweight may be at a greater risk for adverse events after TSA than those with a higher BMI.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 17, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Diagnosis and Management of Subcoracoid Impingement Diagnosis and Management of Subcoracoid Impingement
When it comes to diagnosing and managing this challenging condition, which strategies should be considered?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Let's Go Yachting: Why EM Providers Can Be Great at Business Let's Go Yachting: Why EM Providers Can Be Great at Business
Think doctors are bad at business? EM providers have all the skills it takes to be great executives, inside and outside of medicine.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Emergency Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Outcomes From a Novel Conformal Mesh Interbody Fusion Device Outcomes From a Novel Conformal Mesh Interbody Fusion Device
Is this new interbody fusion device a safe and effective option for patients undergoing fusion for degenerative lumbar disc disease?Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Women Increasingly Turn to CBD, With or Without Doc's Blessing Women Increasingly Turn to CBD, With or Without Doc's Blessing
Women of reproductive age are increasingly turning to cannabinoids to treat gynecologic and other conditions. A study shows they're not waiting for clinicians to guide their choices.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

High Tibial Osteotomy May Reduce Need for Total Knee Replacement High Tibial Osteotomy May Reduce Need for Total Knee Replacement
Many patients with knee osteoarthritis who undergo high tibial osteotomy may not require a total knee replacement for at least a decade, a Canadian study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 4, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Super Bowl-Bound Healthcare Workers Tout Vaccination as Ticket to Normalcy Super Bowl-Bound Healthcare Workers Tout Vaccination as Ticket to Normalcy
Onika St Louis, a nurse at Tampa General Hospital, said her decision to get the COVID-19 vaccine was a'no-brainer'once she did her research and considered the immunity benefits it would offer her on the pandemic front line.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 4, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Some Athletes Will Resist COVID-19 Vaccination, Says USOPC Medical Chief Some Athletes Will Resist COVID-19 Vaccination, Says USOPC Medical Chief
There may be only a one in a billion chance of failing a doping test due to the COVID-19 vaccine, but some athletes will still resist inoculation, scientists from the World Anti-Doping Agency and the United States Olympic& Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 27, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

WHO, Asked About COVID-19 Shots for Olympic Athletes, Says Health Workers Are Top Priority WHO, Asked About COVID-19 Shots for Olympic Athletes, Says Health Workers Are Top Priority
WHO is providing risk management advice to the IOC and Japanese authorities regarding the holding of the Tokyo Olympics, but the top priority is vaccinating health workers worldwide against COVID-19, its top emergency expert said on Monday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Impact of Arthritis Therapies on SARS-CoV-2 Infection Impact of Arthritis Therapies on SARS-CoV-2 Infection
In this article, the impacts of different immunosuppressing agents on the prevalence and outcomes of SARS-CoV-2 infection are examined.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Little Evidence of Benefit With Short-Term Weight Loss Before Knee Replacement Little Evidence of Benefit With Short-Term Weight Loss Before Knee Replacement
Short-term weight loss before a total knee replacement is unlikely to reduce surgical risk or improve outcomes and might contribute to development of sarcopenic obesity, a critical review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Functional Impact Training for Breast Cancer Survivors Functional Impact Training for Breast Cancer Survivors
A new study examines the effects of a functional impact training program among survivors of breast cancer. What improvements might it offer?Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Denosumab Promising for Osteolysis After Total Hip Replacement Denosumab Promising for Osteolysis After Total Hip Replacement
Denosumab showed biological efficacy against osteolysis after total hip replacement in a proof-of-concept trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Surgical Plating No Better Than Closed Reduction for Distal Radius Fractures Surgical Plating No Better Than Closed Reduction for Distal Radius Fractures
Surgical plating is not superior to closed reduction at improving pain or function in older adults with displaced distal radius fractures, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Racial Disparities in Common Surgeries Persist in the United States Racial Disparities in Common Surgeries Persist in the United States
Despite national initiatives aimed at reducing racial disparities in healthcare, these disparities persist in patients undergoing major surgical procedures in the United States, a new study indicates.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Rapid COVID Testing Is Not Where It Needs to Be Rapid COVID Testing Is Not Where It Needs to Be
Drs Robert Glatter and Michael Mina discuss the public health issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the importance of using rapid testing to stop transmission.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Emergency Medicine Commentary Source Type: news