AAOS Now, October 2023
Enhancing Orthopaedic Surgery Education through Intraoperative Videography
Justin T. Smith, MD, an orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon at Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institute Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Rock Hill, S.C., delivered an informative presentation on videography in orthopaedics.
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ICL Tackles Benefits, Safety, and Strategies for Implementing Wide-awake Hand Surgery
“Wide-awake hand surgery is growing in usage and prevalence by hand surgeons due to its versatility, convenience, safety, and economics.
Low-cost Methods Perform Similarly to Virtual Reality at Minimizing Anxiety during Pediatric Cast and Pin Removal
Peter D. Fabricant, MD, MPH, FAAOS, and his coauthors conducted a randomized, controlled trial to determine whether virtual reality minimized anxiety among pediatric patients during outpatient cast and pin removal when compared to video distraction.
Study Examines Effects of E-cigarette Use on Bone Healing
Little is known concerning the effects on fracture healing of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) that contain nicotine.
Study Probes Role of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells in Nonunion
A study compared mesenchymal stromal cells isolated from nonunion tissue with those isolated from uninvolved bone, with an aim to identify the factors contributing to the development of long-bone nonunions and the biological mechanisms behind this clinical entity.
Study Elucidates Outcomes of Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery in Patients with and without Osteoporosis
A study investigated differences in adult spinal deformity surgery outcomes among patients with and without osteoporosis, as well as trends in perioperative osteoporotic treatment among these patients.
Study Explores the Dynamics of Surgeons Leaving Academic Orthopaedics
A study presented by Alice Chu, MD, FAAOS, associate professor and chief of the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, sought to better understand recent trends in academic orthopaedics by examining the retention of academic orthopaedic surgeons from 2016 to 2022.