Articles related to Surgery, Orthopedic
Surgery, Needle Fasciotomy, or Collagenase Injection for Dupuytren Contracture
In a multicenter trial, surgery, needle fasciotomy, and collagenase injections were evaluated for the treatment of treatment-naive Dupuytren contracture. The study demonstrated that, although the initial success rates were similar across treatments, surgical intervention yielded significantly higher success rates at the two-year follow-up, suggesting its potential long-term benefits over less invasive treatments.
Orthopedics/Sports Medicine February 22nd 2024
Secret Recordings, Unlawful Billing Practices, and an $8.5 Million Settlement in this Malpractice Case
The case of Dr. James Luketich at UPMC displays the critical importance of ethical practices and accountability within the medical profession, highlighting the need for a balance between patient care and operational efficiencies.
All Specialties February 7th 2024
Orthopedics Leaders Watch Procedure Backlog, New Technologies in 2024
In 2024, the orthopedics sector anticipates shifts in procedure backlogs, pricing strategies, and the adoption of advanced technologies, signaling a pivotal year for surgeons and patient care.
Orthopedics/Sports Medicine January 29th 2024
Does My Hospitalized Patient Need an NPO-After-Midnight Order Preoperatively?
Recent evidence suggests that shorter preoperative fasting, as recommended by major anesthesiology societies, can enhance patient comfort without increasing surgical risks.
Anesthesiology January 11th 2024
Images in Clinical Medicine: Quadriceps Tendon Ruptures
A recent case of a 38-year-old man with end-stage renal disease highlighted the rare but significant complication of quadriceps tendon rupture, often associated with chronic kidney disease and secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Emergency Medicine November 15th 2023
FDA Approves Nonopioid Combination Therapy for Postoperative Pain
The approval of Combogesic IV, backed by data from two phase 3 studies, signifies a major breakthrough in our ongoing efforts to provide effective and safer alternatives to opioids for postoperative pain management.
Hospitalist October 25th 2023