AAOS Now, May 2016
Managing Your Reputation in a Digital World
Physicians and restaurant owners have at least one thing in common: They both know the exasperation of feeling they are at the mercy of online review sites and the anonymous folks who post judgments of them.
Face Off: Open Versus Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)—a compressive neuropathy resulting in numbness and paresthesia—is recognized as one of the most common hand disorders. CTS manifests most commonly in middle-aged and elderly women, with a general population prevalence of 50 cases per 1,000 subjects. Carpal tunnel release (CTR) has become the most common hand and wrist procedure performed in the United States, with an estimated 400,000 patients undergoing open or endoscopic surgery every year.