6 Conference presentation summaries by Surgeons for Surgeons
Orthopedics Today has highlighted six important videos from February to keep your practice up-to-date on a multitude of topics in orthopedic medicine.
1. A discussion on the pitfalls of microfracture surgery
At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, Jack M. Bert, MD, talks about microfracture surgery and how it can negatively impact the knee joint. Watch video.
2. Steinmann talks studies of interest from ASSH
Scott P. Steinmann, MD, discusses the findings and clinical relevance to orthopedic surgeons of multiple important studies presented during the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting. Watch video.
3. A discussion on the systemic approach to spine imaging studies
A. Jay Khanna, MD, discusses what spine surgeons need to know regarding the systemic approach to spine imaging studies at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting. Watch video.
4. Sperling offers insights on RS
John W. Sperling, MD, offers several “pearls” for orthopedic surgeons regarding reverse shoulder arthroplasty at Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015. Watch video.
5. Romeo talks treatment of 4-part proximal humerus fractures
Anthony A. Romeo, MD, talks about 3- and 4-part proximal humerus fractures and how to treat them at Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015. Watch video.
6. Speaker details a new screening method for thromboprophylaxis after primary THA
Yutaka Inaba, MD, PhD, of Yokohama City University in Yokohama, Japan, spoke about his prospective study which evaluated the utility value of a new screening method which uses soluble fibrin and plasminogen-activator inhibitor 1 for pharmacological thromboprophylaxis after primary total hip arthroplasty (THA). Watch video.