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Research presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports medicine's annual meeting showed that baseline cognitive testing for youth athletes is an important part of concussion assessment, according to an organization news release.
In a recent study, researchers found that the number of neurological complications associated with cervical laminoplasty on patients with ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament were greater than they anticipated, according to an article published in Spine.
Published in Spine
The success rates of total disc arthroplasty for military patients is now approaching 80 percent, according to a new study published in The Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques.
Published in Spine
Marc W. Hungerford, MD, director of joint replacement and reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore recently became the first orthopedic surgeon to perform the MAKOplasty partial knee resurfacing procedure using the RIO Robotic Arm in the state of Maryland, according to a hospital news release.
Chris Washick, RN, CASC, director of operators for the surgery center, discusses how Orthopedic and Sports Surgery Center successfully added total joint replacements. Orthopedic and Sports Surgery Center in Appleton, Wis., opened in 2006 as an outpatient surgery center owned by seven orthopedic surgeons and one anesthesiologist. In March 2008, the center added partial knee replacements; today, the center performs 15-16 total joint replacements every month.
Published in Practice Management
Mark Snyder, MD, an orthopedic surgeon in Cincinnati, recently helped a private hospital develop a program to reduce complications in joint replacement and achieve Joint Commission certification as a "Center of Excellence," according to an AAOS Now report.
Published in Practice Management
Conservative treatment is not ideal for patients with mild to moderate scoliosis because it could strain the patients' mental health, according to a study published in Spine.
Published in Spine
Here are 70 hip surgeons and specialists to know.
Published in Lists
Lawrence D. Dorr, MD, medical director of the Dorr Arthritis Institute at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles, is the first surgeon in the United States to use MAKO image guidance technology to perform a total hip replacement, according to a news release.
Published in News and Analysis