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

6 Meds That Can Mess With Your Patient's Sex Life 6 Meds That Can Mess With Your Patient's Sex Life
It is not uncommon for patients to skip medications that disrupt their sex lives. Here are six classes of drugs that warrant extra patient education.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Has This Fugitive Physician Evaded Justice?; More Has This Fugitive Physician Evaded Justice?; More
High court blocks plaintiffs from pursuing their claims; is binding arbitration a growing trend, and is it bad for doctor –patient relationships?; hearing loss surgery creates a lot of noise.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Tourniquetless TKA: History, Controversies, and Technique Tourniquetless TKA: History, Controversies, and Technique
Tourniquet use is common practice in total knee arthroplasty, but is it time to transition to a tourniquetless technique?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Sensitivity of Tests to Diagnose ACL Tears in Obese Patients Sensitivity of Tests to Diagnose ACL Tears in Obese Patients
A new study finds that the sensitivity of commonly used diagnostic tests for ACL tears may be impacted by a patient's BMI.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Greater Reductions in Knee OA Pain Seen With Supportive Shoes Greater Reductions in Knee OA Pain Seen With Supportive Shoes
"Contrary to our hypothesis, flat flexible shoes were not superior to stable supportive shoes," reported Kade L. Paterson, PhD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Spondylolysis Repair With Screws, Rod and Polyester Band Spondylolysis Repair With Screws, Rod and Polyester Band
The authors describe a new technique for the surgical treatment of spondylolysis and report the results. Is it an effective option?Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Could an Osteoporosis Drug Reduce Need for Hip Revision Surgery? Could an Osteoporosis Drug Reduce Need for Hip Revision Surgery?
Denosumab, widely used to treat osteoporosis, may reduce the need for revision surgery due to aseptic loosening of the prosthesis in patients with osteolysis following a hip replacement.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

College Football Players May Underestimate Their Risks of Concussion or Injury College Football Players May Underestimate Their Risks of Concussion or Injury
College football players likely underestimate their risks for injury and concussion, which raises ethical concerns about athletes'informed participation in sports, according to a team of bioethics and sports medicine specialists.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

As Olympics Loom, Japanese Approval of Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine Unlikely Till May As Olympics Loom, Japanese Approval of Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine Unlikely Till May
Moderna Inc's COVID-19 vaccine is unlikely to win approval in Japan until May due to requirements for local clinical trials, the distributor said, casting doubt over a nationwide vaccination rollout before the summer Tokyo Olympics.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Roche, Sanofi Arthritis Drugs Reduce Death Rates Among Sickest COVID-19 Patients   Roche, Sanofi Arthritis Drugs Reduce Death Rates Among Sickest COVID-19 Patients  
Treating critically ill COVID-19 patients with Roche's Actemra or Sanofi's Kevzara arthritis drugs significantly improves survival rates and reduces the amount of time patients need intensive care, study results showed on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Pain Sensitivity in Young Adults With JIA Pain Sensitivity in Young Adults With JIA
A new study evaluates pain perception and sensitivity among young adults with JIA. What have we learned?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 4, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Many Retired Olympians Still Have Pain, Limitations From Injuries Many Retired Olympians Still Have Pain, Limitations From Injuries
A large survey of retired Olympians shows almost two thirds have suffered significant injuries during their Olympic career, and about a third experience ongoing pain and functional limitations.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Jaw Necrosis Risk in Cancer Patients on Zoledronic Acid Varies With Dosing Jaw Necrosis Risk in Cancer Patients on Zoledronic Acid Varies With Dosing
In patients treated with zoledronic acid for bone metastases, the risk of osteonecrosis of the jaw was associated with cancer type, oral health and dosing frequency, researchers found in a recent study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Dental & Oral Health News Source Type: news

Recent Advances in Targeted Drug Delivery for Osteoarthritis Recent Advances in Targeted Drug Delivery for Osteoarthritis
Get up-to-date on the latest developments in targeted drug delivery for osteoarthritis treatment.Current Opinion in Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Knowledge of Radiation Exposure Related to Spine Surgery Knowledge of Radiation Exposure Related to Spine Surgery
Is the potential for radiation exposure during spine surgery being underestimated? A survey of patients and surgeons provides insight.Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Doctors Dating Patients: Love, Actually? Doctors Dating Patients: Love, Actually?
A romantic or sexual relationship with a patient has always been taboo; are some physicians less dead set against it than in the past?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Sequential IV Ibandronate Tied to BMD Increase Sequential IV Ibandronate Tied to BMD Increase
Monthly intravenous ibandronate is associated with increases in bone mineral density and bone microstructure benefits in women with osteoporosis after teriparatide treatment, according to new findings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Differences Between Men and Women With Nonradiographic axSpA Differences Between Men and Women With Nonradiographic axSpA
In what ways might the clinical characteristics of axial spondyloarthritis and treatment response differ between genders?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Even Low Doses of Steroids Tied to Higher Heart Disease Risk Even Low Doses of Steroids Tied to Higher Heart Disease Risk
Even low doses of steroids are associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a large observational study from the UK.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Opioids After Surgery in the U.S. vs the Rest of the World Opioids After Surgery in the U.S. vs the Rest of the World
The amount of opioid medications prescribed after surgery is significantly higher in the U.S. compared with the rest of the world. What can be done to limit these prescriptions?Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Surgeon Gender and Complications After Joint Arthroplasty Surgeon Gender and Complications After Joint Arthroplasty
A new study compares complication rates for total joint arthroplasty performed by female versus male surgeons. How do they differ?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Doctors: Our Culture Is Ours and We Need to Own It Doctors: Our Culture Is Ours and We Need to Own It
As physicians, we are complicit in the construction and maintenance of our culture. Is this who we want to be?Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Surging Pandemic Has Ontario Close to Cancelling Non-Essential Surgeries Again Surging Pandemic Has Ontario Close to Cancelling Non-Essential Surgeries Again
Ontario will likely have to suspend non-essential surgeries again starting in 2 weeks, as surging coronavirus cases fill hospital ICUs, according to modeling released by Canada's most populous province on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Previous Concussion Could Nearly Quadruple Risk of Another One in Young Athletes Previous Concussion Could Nearly Quadruple Risk of Another One in Young Athletes
Children who previously sustained a concussion had close to four times the risk of having another one compared to those with no concussion history, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Lower Back Pain: Muscle Relaxants No Better Than Placebo Lower Back Pain: Muscle Relaxants No Better Than Placebo
Combining a skeletal muscle relaxant with an NSAID confers no additional benefit.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Adding Exercise, Assessments to Mailed Info Fails to Curb Fractures in Seniors Adding Exercise, Assessments to Mailed Info Fails to Curb Fractures in Seniors
More isn't better when it comes to preventing fractures in the elderly.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Nonpharmacologic Interventions for Chronic Low Back Pain Nonpharmacologic Interventions for Chronic Low Back Pain
This article provides an update to the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of various nonpharmacologic interventions for chronic low back pain.Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Rates of Bone Density Testing in Men Initiating ADT Low but Rising Rates of Bone Density Testing in Men Initiating ADT Low but Rising
While bone mineral density (BMD) testing is becoming more common among men initiating androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer, a Canadian study suggests that most men still are not being assessed prior to treatment.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Bone Health Could Be Impaired 25 Years Later in Extreme Preemies Bone Health Could Be Impaired 25 Years Later in Extreme Preemies
Young adults who were born extremely preterm or with extremely low birthweight (EP/ELBW) may have impaired bone health many years later, compared with their term-born peers, according to a longitudinal study from Australian.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Evaluating the Use of Musculoskeletal US in RA Management Evaluating the Use of Musculoskeletal US in RA Management
A new study evaluates the potential of musculoskeletal ultrasonography as a management tool in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news