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Geniculate Artery Embolization Promising in Knee Osteoarthritis

March 19, 2018. 7:00 PM CDT. Improvement in pain at one month; decrease in global WOMAC score in eight patients after GAE Read article


RSNA: Weight Loss Via Exercise Alone Not Protective for Knees

November 30, 2017 Lowest rates of increase in cartilage T2 for diet, diet and exercise weight loss groups

RSNA: Pulsed Radiofrequency Alleviates Low Back Pain

November 29, 2017 Reductions in VAS, ODI, Roland Morris score for patients with acute, subacute neuroradicular pain

ACR: Opioids, SSRIs Tied to Higher Fracture Risk in RA

November 06, 2017 Increased risk of osteoporotic fracture with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, opioids of any strength

ASA: Opioid-Free Anesthesia Feasible for Surgical Procedures

October 24, 2017 Only 36 percent of patients request oral opioid meds in PACU despite receiving opioid-free anesthesia

ASA: Fewer Opioids Being Used for Post-Op Pain After TKA, THA

October 23, 2017 Increase in proportion of patients receiving one, two, more than two analgesic modes

IDSA: Surgical Site Infections Up With Reported Penicillin Allergy

October 09, 2017 Increased risk of SSI was mediated by patients' receipt of alternative perioperative antibiotic

AAP: Sliding on Lap Linked to Leg Fracture for Young Children

September 18, 2017 Percentage of injuries for children on lap of another person was higher for younger age groups

AAP: Incidence of Golf Cart Accidents 0.36/100,000 Patients

September 15, 2017 Among children, median patient age is 11 years and median hospital length of stay is two days

ASBMR: Romosozumab Reduces Fracture Rate in Osteoporosis

September 11, 2017 Reduced risk of new vertebral fractures, nonvertebral fractures for romosozumab and alendronate

Addition of Exercise to Weight Loss Ups Mitochondrial Capacity

August 31, 2017 Improved mitochondrial respiratory capacity for older obese adults with weight loss + exercise

AOSSM: New Surgical Option for Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears

July 26, 2017 Arthroscopic superior capsule reconstruction restores shoulder function, aids return to sports, work

AOSSM: Activity, QoL Still Good 10 Years After ACL Repair

July 21, 2017 Even 10 years after procedure, many still playing sports, researchers say

Idarucizumab Shows Reliable Reversal of Dabigatran

July 13, 2017 Effective for dabigatran reversal among patients with uncontrolled bleeding, undergoing urgent surgery

ACSM: Compression Tights Don’t Improve Performance for Runners

June 02, 2017 While they kept muscles from vibrating, fatigue still set in, researchers found

AUA: Cycling Has No Detrimental Effect on Urinary, Sexual Function

May 16, 2017 Any transient discomfort or numbness won't harm sexual or urinary function, researchers say