Outcomes and Sagittal Alignment After Thoracolumbar Fusion Outcomes and Sagittal Alignment After Thoracolumbar Fusion
A new study examines the influence of spinopelvic sagittal alignment on postoperative functional outcomes among patients who underwent long instrumented thoracolumbar fusion.Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Treatment Failure More Common With Local Gentamicin for Acute Periprosthetic Joint Infections Treatment Failure More Common With Local Gentamicin for Acute Periprosthetic Joint Infections
Treatment-failure rates for early acute periprosthetic joint infections are higher when gentamicin-impregnated beads and/or sponges are applied during debridement, researchers from the Netherlands report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

No Such Thing as Universal'Black Athlete's Heart'No Such Thing as Universal'Black Athlete's Heart '
A new study in athletes from around the world debunks the concept of a characteristic"black athlete's heart."Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

A Post-Op Analgesic Approach For Hip Fracture Repair: A Case A Post-Op Analgesic Approach For Hip Fracture Repair: A Case
This case describes the use of a SIFI block after surgery to minimize the use of psychotropic medications in the elderly patient population.HSS Grand Rounds Complex Cases (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Clinical Case Source Type: news

Bone Mineral Density Most Important Determinant of Fracture Risk Bone Mineral Density Most Important Determinant of Fracture Risk
In what is believed to be the largest study investigating genetic and clinical determinants of osteoporotic fracture risk, only a genetic predisposition to low bone mineral density (BMD) had a potential causal role to play.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Negative Memories of Gym Class May Impact Adults' Lifestyle Negative Memories of Gym Class May Impact Adults' Lifestyle
Negative childhood experiences in physical education (PE) classes may have long-term effects on adult physical activity, a large study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Antioxidants Don't Relieve Muscle Soreness After Exercise Antioxidants Don't Relieve Muscle Soreness After Exercise
Consuming lots of antioxidants through foods or supplements may not reduce muscle soreness after exercise, a research review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Mayo, Cleveland Clinic Again Lead US News Top Hospitals List Mayo, Cleveland Clinic Again Lead US News Top Hospitals List
MD Anderson Cancer Center holds the number one spot in cancer, the Cleveland Clinic is number one in cardiology and heart surgery, and the Hospital for Special Surgery is number one in orthopedics.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Comparing HRQoL Outcomes in Primary or Revision ACDF Comparing HRQoL Outcomes in Primary or Revision ACDF
How do health-related quality of life outcomes vary among patients undergoing primary or revision surgeries?Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Pot for Pets: U.S. Federal Law Puts Vets Into a Quandary Pot for Pets: U.S. Federal Law Puts Vets Into a Quandary
A wave of medical research is providing fresh evidence that marijuana may help dogs and cats cope with arthritis, epilepsy, anxiety and other maladies without the side effects of traditional drugs, but veterinarians are afraid to prescribe it for fear of running afoul of federal laws.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Anxiety, Depression May Help Predict Outcome Of Low Back Pain Treatment Anxiety, Depression May Help Predict Outcome Of Low Back Pain Treatment
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Acromioplasty No Better Than Sham Surgery for Shoulder Impingement Pain Acromioplasty No Better Than Sham Surgery for Shoulder Impingement Pain
Subacromial decompression is no better than diagnostic arthroscopy for treating shoulder impingement, according to the FIMACT study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Concussed Athletes With ADHD at Heightened Risk for Persistent Mood Changes Concussed Athletes With ADHD at Heightened Risk for Persistent Mood Changes
Athletes with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) face a greater risk for developing symptoms of anxiety and depression after a concussion than their peers without ADHD, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Adalimumab May Help Maintain Remission in Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis Adalimumab May Help Maintain Remission in Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis
In patients with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) who achieved remission while taking adalimumab, researchers saw fewer flares among those who continued taking the drug than among those who stopped taking it.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Research Network Updates Treatment Guidance for Patellofemoral Pain Research Network Updates Treatment Guidance for Patellofemoral Pain
The latest research continues to support six key recommendations on exercise therapy and physical interventions for patellofemoral pain, according to a consensus statement from the 5th International Patellofemoral Pain Research Retreat.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Brain Injury Biomarkers Elevated in Asymptomatic High School Football Athletes Brain Injury Biomarkers Elevated in Asymptomatic High School Football Athletes
Biomarkers of brain injury are elevated after high-acceleration head impacts in asymptomatic high school football athletes, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Physical Exam Techniques Clarify Diagnosis of Pelvic Floor Myofascial Pain Physical Exam Techniques Clarify Diagnosis of Pelvic Floor Myofascial Pain
Careful assessment of pain during palpation of pelvic muscles can help to clarify the diagnosis of pelvic floor myofascial pain, according to a systematic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Rates of Lower Extremity Amputation Decline in Dialysis Patients Rates of Lower Extremity Amputation Decline in Dialysis Patients
Rates of lower extremity amputation declined over the past 15 years in Medicare patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) receiving dialysis, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Obesity in Women and Smoking in Men Strongly Predict Lack of Remission in Early RA Obesity in Women and Smoking in Men Strongly Predict Lack of Remission in Early RA
Obesity in women and current smoking in men appear to be the strongest predictors of lack of remission in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) within one year, according to new research presented June 13 at EULAR 2018, the annual meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism, in Amsterdam.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Impaired Performance Lasts Longer Than Hormonal Changes After Intense Military Training Impaired Performance Lasts Longer Than Hormonal Changes After Intense Military Training
Altered hormone levels in special-forces candidates recovered within one week of intense military training, but physical performance was impaired out to two weeks, according to a new study from Norway.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Romosozumab Improves Bone Mineral Density in Men With Osteoporosis Romosozumab Improves Bone Mineral Density in Men With Osteoporosis
Romosozumab improves bone mineral density (BMD) in men with osteoporosis, but safety concerns are holding up its approval in the U.S.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Serum Bone Markers CTX, PINP Not Linked With Hip-Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis Serum Bone Markers CTX, PINP Not Linked With Hip-Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Patients With Joint Pains Should Not Expect'Magic Cure'Patients With Joint Pains Should Not Expect'Magic Cure '
Most patients with persistent non-traumatic musculoskeletal pain may have to manage their condition rather than expect a'magic cure', experts have argued.Medscape News UK (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 26, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs Cut RA Risk Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs Cut RA Risk
Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) reduce the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in patients with early undifferentiated arthritis, researchers from France report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

US Kids of Different Races Receive Different Pain Meds US Kids of Different Races Receive Different Pain Meds
The type of pain medications that pediatric outpatients receive in the United States depends on their race, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Diabetes Overtakes Trauma as Indication for Amputation in Sub-Saharan Africa Diabetes Overtakes Trauma as Indication for Amputation in Sub-Saharan Africa
Vascular disease stemming from inadequately treated diabetes and related diseases is now responsible for more amputations than trauma in Cameroon, a"change from historical norms," researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

New Program Aims to Enhance Military-Civilian Partnerships in Trauma Medicine New Program Aims to Enhance Military-Civilian Partnerships in Trauma Medicine
A new program, the Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons (MHSSPACS), aims to develop a fully integrated military-civilian trauma system.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

BMI Impacts Outcomes and Costs in Spinal Deformity Surgery BMI Impacts Outcomes and Costs in Spinal Deformity Surgery
Patients with an increased BMI undergoing spinal deformity surgery may realize an increased risk for complications and higher costs, according to a new study.Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

From Cancer Patient to Triathlete From Cancer Patient to Triathlete
Fatigue is a common symptom of cancer that can persist for years after treatment, but fatigue is not the same as weariness, and some are lacing up their running shoes to feel better.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 1, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

CA-MRSA Rates Among Student Athletes Highest in Contact Sports CA-MRSA Rates Among Student Athletes Highest in Contact Sports
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Obesity Is a Disease, Not a Choice, Experts Advise Obesity Is a Disease, Not a Choice, Experts Advise
A paradigm shift in the way healthcare providers think about obesity is needed if they are ever really going to succeed in helping patients who often feel doomed to failure.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Light Therapy May Have Helped Olympic Swimmers Adjust to Late-night Competitions Light Therapy May Have Helped Olympic Swimmers Adjust to Late-night Competitions
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Better GI Safety With Celecoxib Plus Esomeprazole for Arthritis Pain Better GI Safety With Celecoxib Plus Esomeprazole for Arthritis Pain
Celecoxib has a better gastrointestinal safety profile in arthritis patients than ibuprofen or naproxen when all drugs are co-prescribed with esomeprazole, according to data from the PRECISION trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Soccer'Headers' May Do More Brain Harm Than Most Collisions Soccer'Headers' May Do More Brain Harm Than Most Collisions
For soccer players, regularly"heading" the ball may have a bigger effect on everyday cognitive function than occasional accidental head impacts, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 30, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

J & J Wins Appeal to Overturn $151 Million Hip Implant Verdict J & J Wins Appeal to Overturn $151 Million Hip Implant Verdict
Johnson& Johnson on Wednesday secured a favorable U.S. appellate court ruling, overturning a verdict that had awarded $151 million to five people who blamed injuries they suffered on the company's Pinnacle hip implant devices.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 27, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Septic or Lyme Hip Arthritis? Rapid Lyme Diagnostics Could Avoid Unnecessary Treatment Septic or Lyme Hip Arthritis? Rapid Lyme Diagnostics Could Avoid Unnecessary Treatment
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Secukinumab Improves Active Psoriatic Arthritis Secukinumab Improves Active Psoriatic Arthritis
In patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA), secukinumab improves symptoms and inhibits radiographic disease progression, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 12, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Pakistan Launches Countrywide Polio Eradication Drive Pakistan Launches Countrywide Polio Eradication Drive
Pakistan launched a nationwide polio vaccination drive on Monday to try to reach 38.7 million children and eradicate the paralyzing and potentially deadly virus in one of the last countries where it is endemic.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Genetic Determinants Influence Leisure-time Physical Activity Genetic Determinants Influence Leisure-time Physical Activity
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 9, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Shoe Inserts May Not Help Plantar Heel Pain Shoe Inserts May Not Help Plantar Heel Pain
Mass-produced shoe inserts available on drugstore shelves and customized orthotics may not work for plantar heel pain, a research review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 23, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Better Outcomes Seen With Multimodal Analgesia for Joint Replacement Better Outcomes Seen With Multimodal Analgesia for Joint Replacement
Multimodal pain management is associated with fewer perioperative complications, less opioid use and shorter hospital stays, according to a database study of more than 1.5 million joint replacements.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 19, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Debate Continues Over Acupuncture for Pain Debate Continues Over Acupuncture for Pain
Whether or not doctors should recommend acupuncture for pain remains controversial, as evidenced by a new"head-to-head" article in The BMJ.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 19, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Kids Who Focus on One Sport, Often Driven by Parents, Get More Injuries Kids Who Focus on One Sport, Often Driven by Parents, Get More Injuries
Many parents encourage their children to focus on a single sport year round, but this could be associated with a higher risk of injury, according to new studies presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 14, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Risk for Readmissions After Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Risk for Readmissions After Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Which patients who underwent anterior lumbar interbody fusion were more likely to be readmitted -- and why?Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Integrative Medicine as an Adjunct to Orthopaedic Surgery Integrative Medicine as an Adjunct to Orthopaedic Surgery
Find out about the role integrative medicine may have in the field of orthopaedic surgery.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Healthy Diet Linked to Lower Hip-fracture Risk in U.S. Women Healthy Diet Linked to Lower Hip-fracture Risk in U.S. Women
Eating an overall healthy diet is tied to a lower risk of hip fracture among women over age 50, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 5, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Synovial Analysis Identifies Distinct Rheumatoid Arthritis Subtypes Synovial Analysis Identifies Distinct Rheumatoid Arthritis Subtypes
Synovial gene expression and histology can be used to divide rheumatoid arthritis (RA) into high, low, and mixed inflammatory subtypes, according to results from the Accelerating Medicine Partnership: RA/SLE Network.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 2, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Etanercept Biosimilar Is Effective, Well-tolerated for Rheumatoid Arthritis Etanercept Biosimilar Is Effective, Well-tolerated for Rheumatoid Arthritis
The biosimilar LBEC0101 is equivalent to etanercept (Enbrel) in treating patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who respond inadequately to methotrexate, according to researchers from Korea and Japan.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Serum Sodium Concentration Linked to Cognition in Older Men Serum Sodium Concentration Linked to Cognition in Older Men
Low serum sodium concentrations are associated with cognitive impairment and cognitive decline in older community-dwelling men, according to findings from the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Perioperative Duloxetine + Etoricoxib for Lumbar Laminectomy Perioperative Duloxetine + Etoricoxib for Lumbar Laminectomy
This study evaluated the combination of a selective COX-2 inhibitor and an SSRI for reduction of postoperative pain after spine surgery.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 1, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news