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23 09, 2020

September 23, 2020 | Today’s News

By |2020-09-24T17:42:24+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Study Assesses Return to Sport, Satisfaction After Meniscal Allograft Transplantation A retrospective study published in the September issue of Arthroscopy analyzed outcomes among meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) patients. Of 117 MAT patients treated between 2013 and 2015, 87 were available at an average 3.64 years of follow-up. Significant clinical improvements were observed in the whole cohort; 77 percent of patients were satisfied with their results. Three-quarters of patients who played sports preoperatively returned to [...]

21 09, 2020

September 21, 2020 | Today’s News

By |2020-09-22T17:40:50+00:00September 21st, 2020|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Study Evaluates THA in Young Patients with Osteonecrosis and Hematological Disease A study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty assessed long-term outcomes for young patients who underwent total hip arthroplasty (THA) for osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT) for hematological disease. Seventy-five THAs performed in 45 patients for osteonecrosis after BMT were matched to 75 THAs performed in 58 patients with idiopathic ONFH without hematological disease. Outcomes [...]

18 09, 2020

September 18, 2020 | Today’s News

By |2020-09-21T17:45:58+00:00September 18th, 2020|Top Stories|

  Your AAOS Apply for Education Council Volunteer Positions The Education Council has three open positions: CME Courses Program Chair position—applications are accepted until Oct. 1 Resident Member position (post-graduate year-3 resident-at-large)—applications are accepted until Oct. 1 Chair Designee position—applications are accepted until Oct. 16 Learn more and submit applications…(member login required)         In Other News Study Assesses Intramedullary Nail Starting Point A study published in the Sept. 15 issue of the Journal of the [...]

16 09, 2020

September 16, 2020 | Today’s News

By |2020-09-17T15:54:44+00:00September 16th, 2020|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Study Analyzes Cost-effectiveness of Dual Mobility Bearings in Revision THA A study published in the September issue of The Bone & Joint Journal found that, compared to single bearings, dual mobility bearings were cost-effective in revision total hip arthroplasty (THA). A Markov model was created to calculate expected costs and benefits of dual mobility versus single bearing implants. At a minimum five-year follow-up, dual mobility bearings were cost-effective in patients aged 55 years or [...]

14 09, 2020

September 14, 2020 | Today’s News

By |2020-09-15T16:20:57+00:00September 14th, 2020|Top Stories|

  Your AAOS Apply for OrthoInfo Editor-in-Chief Position OrthoInfo, the AAOS patient education website, is seeking an editor-in-chief to help guide its continued success. The website is a leading online resource for orthopaedic information; approximately 2.5 million internet users from around the world visit OrthoInfo each month. The website features more than 400 articles and videos on orthopaedic conditions, surgical procedures, nonsurgical treatments, and injury prevention. The editor-in-chief leads the OrthoInfo Editorial Board in content development, recruits new [...]

11 09, 2020

September 11, 2020 | Today’s News

By |2020-09-12T16:06:40+00:00September 11th, 2020|Top Stories|

  Your AAOS Apply for Volunteer Opportunities with AAOS Now The AAOS Now Editorial Board has five open member-at-large positions: adult reconstruction specialist hand specialist foot and ankle specialist advocacy subject matter expert practice management subject matter expert The deadline to submit applications for all is Oct. 12. Learn more and submit applications…(member login required)         In Other News Study: Predictors of Discharge to Post-acute Care Facility After THA A retrospective study published in the [...]

9 09, 2020

September 9, 2020 | Today’s News

By |2020-09-10T13:41:42+00:00September 9th, 2020|Top Stories|

Your AAOS Presidential Update from Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, FAAOS In his latest message, AAOS President Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, FAAOS, discussed the AAOS 2021 Annual Meeting, which will take place at the San Diego Convention Center from Aug. 31, 2021, to Sept. 4, 2021. Submissions for applications and abstracts will remain open until Oct. 1. More than 7,000 abstracts have already been submitted. Dr. Bosco acknowledged the Annual Meeting Committee and the Council on Education [...]

5 09, 2020

Equity in Surgery: Being Diverse and Inclusive Isn’t Enough

By |2020-09-07T16:13:49+00:00September 5th, 2020|Top Stories|

OEINSIGHTS www.myorthoevidence.com Powered by OE Mind Insights There are still many groups who remain underrepresented in medicine (URiM) despite the recent push in the last few decades to increase diversity. Equity in gender has been gradually increasing over the past few decades, but unfortunately, the same cannot be said for other URiM groups. Increased equity can lead to better access to care, better quality of care, increased creativity and innovation and better business performance overall. There is still [...]

4 09, 2020

September 4, 2020 | Today’s News

By |2020-09-07T15:16:01+00:00September 4th, 2020|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Study: Predictors of Hip Replacement Implant Survival A study published online in PLOS Medicine evaluated factors associated with implant survival in total hip replacement (THR). The study included records for 664,761 THR patients treated in one of 461 hospitals. The exposure was the unit (hospital) where the patient was treated; THR implant survival was compared by those treated in the “exemplar” unit versus those treated anywhere else. The outcome was all-cause revision. At 13.9 [...]

2 09, 2020

September 2, 2020 | Today’s News

By |2020-09-03T15:47:04+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Top Stories|

  Today's Top Story Study Compares Convolutional Neural Network Versus Surgeons to Diagnose Knee OA A convolutional neural network (CNN) was as accurate as a fellowship-trained knee arthroplasty surgeon in classifying osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee using plain radiographs, according to a study published in the September issue of The Journal of Arthroplasty. Final analysis included 1,780 human knee ratings from four blinded surgeons. The intraclass correlation coefficients (ICCs) for the four surgeons for all possible International Knee [...]