The top 10 in 2010

By S. Terry Canale, MD

From Haiti to PRP, AAOS Now was there

The year 2010 was huge for orthopaedics. It started with a bang—the massive earthquake in Haiti that made heroes out of ordinary orthopaedic surgeons. As the year progressed, we had to contend with healthcare reform, clinical guidelines that could actually change clinical practices, and increased scrutiny on orthopaedic practices—from the use of pain pumps and platelet-rich plasma to the increase in SLAP surgeries and a drop in the use of metal-on-metal hip implants.

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