Neal ElAttrache, MD, will perform surgery Monday on Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado's left knee at the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles.

IndyCar driver Dario Franchitti has undergone surgery to temporarily stabilize a broken right ankle at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston.

Monday, 26 August 2013 08:55

Merge Names New Chairman

Merge Healthcare, a provider of clinical systems and innovations, has announced the resignation of chairman and director Michael W. Ferro.

Thursday, 22 August 2013 09:34

Knee Surgery Totals $12B in Societal Savings

The societal savings from knee arthroplasty performed in the United States in 2009 was approximately $12 billion, according to an article published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

The Canadian Journal of Surgery recently published an article outlining the characteristics of highly successful orthopedic surgeons.

The Oregon Health Evidence Review Commission has proposed a "no coverage" determination on hip surgery procedures for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome, according to an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons news release.

According to the American Medical Group Association's 2013 compensation and financial survey, orthopedic surgeons received $525,000 average compensation last year.

Peter Buckley, MD, and Mark Geppert, MD, have earned orthopedic surgery recertification from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, according to a Seacoastonline report.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons and Orthopaedic Learning Center announced they will break ground on a new building for shared headquarters.

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 12:37

5 Factors That Reduce SSIs

A new study in the American Journal of Infection Control has identified five interventional areas that decrease the risk of surgical site infections after orthopedic surgery.

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