Posts for Orthopedics

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Impact and care of foot problems in people with rheumatoid arthritis

Preoperative planning - 16 November, 2017

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is often a result of foot involvement which is part of the well-described clinical picture. It has been estimated, with no formal…

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Adult vs Pediatric Cases: Upper extremity open fractures

Case studies - 9 November, 2017

A study published on BioMedCentral shows that fractures in pediatrics tend to show epidemiological characteristics which are different from adults – the main goal was…

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Shockwave therapy for musculoskeletal disorders

Technology - 19 October, 2017

Three main techniques through which shockwaves can be generated are electrohydraulic, electromagnetic and piezoelectric principles, and each one represents a different technique of generative shockwaves.…

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Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing in patients younger than 50 years

Templating - 12 October, 2017

Total hip arthroplasty (THA) durability does not meet the requirements for young patients compared to the younger population. SEE ALSO: 3D Templating for Total Hip…

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The truth behind the falls of RA patients

Case studies - 21 September, 2017

According to recent findings, falls might be a problem that has no correlation with the characteristics of the foot and ankle for patients with rheumatoid…

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Surgical Cost Disclosure and Operating Room Expenditures

Surgery - 20 July, 2017

Recent policy changes in the United States are attempting to reduce spending through the development of value-based payment systems that rely heavily on cost transparency.…

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Robotic Control, the future of healthcare

Technology - 6 July, 2017

If we look back in time, a few decades ago, touchscreens were the latest innovative technology, yet clunky pieces of technology reserved for applications that…

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Injuries in extreme sports

Case studies - 29 June, 2017

Extreme sports usually involve high-risk elements, such as high speed, height, real or perceived danger, a high level of physical exertion, spectacular stunts and, in…

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Shoulder ultrasonography increases efficiency in diagnosis of rotator cuff tears

Case studies, No category - 20 June, 2017

Rotator cuff tears are very common, and their incidence rate increases with age. Shoulder ultrasonography seems to have recently gained popularity for detecting these types…

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Surgical techniques and operative management of Distal Clavicle Osteolysis

Surgical techniques and operative management of Distal Clavicle Osteolysis

Surgery - 25 May, 2017

An uncommon condition that affects mostly athletes who perform repetitive overhead activity is distal clavicle osteolysis (DCO). This is a condition that most commonly affects…

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