ORTHOPEDICS

Jan 15, 2021

A new proof-of-concept study suggests that a single injection of denosumab (Prolia, Amgen), frequently used to treat osteoporosis, may reduce the need for revision surgery in patients…

Jan 15, 2021

Results of a published study suggest that patients with shoulder impingement syndrome who underwent arthroscopic subacromial decompression had no clinically relevant improvements at 5-year follow-…

Jan 15, 2021

According to a randomized trial that included more than 160 patients, patients with knee osteoarthritis who wear stable supportive shoes for 6 months have greater average reductions in knee pain…

Jan 15, 2021

Ilene Tisnovsky et.al. conducted a study to propose a gunshot wound-related hip injury algorithm and improve patient outcomes. The researchers concluded that various therapeutic strategies have…

Jan 15, 2021

Pauline Besonhe et.al. presented a case of a newborn in which surgery was necessary to free both fingers and toes from constrictive bands responsible for ischemia. In the absence of surgery, the…

Dec 18, 2020

João Bragança et.al. presented a case of an 81-year-old-female underwent a posterior spinal fixation L2-S1 due to lumbar spinal stenosis. In the recovery room, she presented an hematoma at the…

Dec 18, 2020

A clinical trial found that Patients who heard therapeutic suggestions during surgery requiring general anesthesia experienced significantly less pain and used less opioids after surgery. "This…

Dec 18, 2020

The USFDA has published guidance on performance criteria for spinal plating systems being submitted for 510(k) approval using the safety and performance-based pathway. The document noted devices…