Orthopaedic Surgeon Running for US Senate

Manish “Manny” Sethi, MD is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon and associate professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is running for the seat that Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) is vacating in 2020 at the end of his current term. He is president...

UNC Coach Mack Brown’s Knee Replaced by Former Player

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill issued a statement this week that head football coach, Mack Brown, underwent a successful knee replacement at Duke University Hospital – and that the surgery was performed by one of his former players. AAHKS President...

FDA Authorizes PJI Test

In a news release issued last week, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced marketing authorization of the Synovasure Lateral Flow Test Kit to CD Diagnostics Inc. The test will allow surgeons to detect “periprosthetic joint infection (infection around a...

Minnesota Clinic Reduces Opioid Prescriptions

Orthopedics Today featured a story about orthopaedic surgeons at Twin Cities Orthopedics in Minneapolis/St. Paul who implemented a program to reduce opioid prescribing and patient use. Using a three-phase approach, the clinic first established a prescribing protocol....
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