Save the Date for AAOS Business Meetings

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has announced that members will be able to participate in the Open Hearings and Business Meetings through a virtual platform. This will be in place of the in-person meetings that were to be held at the AAOS Annual...

Orthopaedic Studies Must Include Male, Female Patients

An editorial by Anthony A. Romeo, MD, Chief Medical Editor of Orthopedics Today, describes early orthopaedic clinical research trials and the historic exclusion of women. “This has happened in orthopedics and continues to be a problem today. When a small sample of one...

Literature Review: Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty

The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) has published a literature review of observational and interventional research on the effectiveness of same-day total hip and total knee arthroplasty. The review reports on key takeaways: Same-day discharge total hip and...

Doctors Hopeful AVN Avoided for Alabama’s Quarterback

After suffering a dislocated right hip in the University of Alabama vs. Mississippi State University football game last week, NFL draft hopeful Tua Tagovailoa, had surgery to repair a posterior wall fracture on Monday. A discussion from the medical team was featured...

FDA Issues Statement on Device Availability

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a statement in response to the closure of two sterilization facilities recently. The availability of medical devices including implants used in hip and knee replacement surgeries may be impacted by the closures. “We...
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