Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found that older men with diabetes have increased levels of bone marrow fat, a factor that ultimately impacts their risk of suffering fractures, according to an Osteoporotic Fractures in Men study.
Brooke L. Ballard, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Sharp Healthcare's San Diego-area practices.
Total joint replacements were traditionally hospital-based procedures requiring several days to recovery. However, minimally invasive surgical technique, implants and pain management now allow select patients to undergo outpatient total joint replacements — an advancement that even surprises some surgeons.
Constantine A. Demetracopoulos, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at HSS Stamford Outpatient Center in Connecticut who specializes in foot and ankle surgeries.
A recent study shows that bernese periacetabular osteotomy, aimed at reducing hip pain, often causes tremendous blood loss in patients.
Jason David Archibald, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon with New England Orthopedic Specialists in Peabody, Mass.

7. 11 orthopedic surgeons on the move — January, 2017

Written by Adam Schrag | Monday, 06 February 2017 17:52
Here are 11 orthopedic surgeons who recently joined new practices, hospitals, and health systems.
Lance Perry brings his extensive experience in personalized marketing of orthopedics to Quebec City's Bodycad as the company's new vice president of sales and marketing.
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington welcomed Paul Donovan, DO, to its orthopedic practice, according to iBerkshires.com.
John Franco, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at New Mexico Orthopaedics in Albuquerque, who specializes in sports medicine.
Here are four orthopedic surgeons who were in the news this week.
David A. Brcka, MD, joined OrthoAtlanta after practicing at the Sports Medicine Institute in Claremont, Fla.

13. Conmed Corp. releases Q4 2016 financial results — 5 key notes

Written by Adam Schrag | Thursday, 02 February 2017 22:43
Medical technology company, Conmed fell just short of expectations for it's quarterly earnings per share.
Valerie O. Lewis, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
Rick I. Ahmad, MD, practices at Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic in Louisiana, specializing in treating injuries, diseases, and conditions of the elbow, hand and wrist such as fractures, dislocation, arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Derek F. Papp, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore who specializes in shoulder and elbow disorders, as well as knee ligamentous injuries.
Total joint arthroplasty procedures increase patients' likelihood of infections and other complications, according to a study conducted by four orthopedic surgeons at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor.
Jefferson Healthcare Medical Center in Port Townsend, Wash., hires orthopedic surgeon Paul Naumann, MD.
E. Wayne Mosley, MD, joined the staff of Parrish Medical Group, according to Florida Today. The group has locations around Florida in Titusville, Port St. John and Melbourne.
Mark Adickes, MD, is chief of sports medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He specializes in arthroscopic treatment of knee, hip and shoulder injuries, with a particular interest in slowing down the progression of hip arthritis.
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