Is direct anterior total hip arthroplasty actually less invasive than posterior and lateral approaches? Is it actually not preferred for complex cases? An orthopaedic surgeon debunks myths.Read More
An alternative to total knee replacement for many patients with osteoarthritis, unicompartmental knee arthroplasty can preserve some ligaments and bone.
A study suggests that tendon retraction may provide more sensitive information about integrity of rotator cuff repair and postoperative shoulder function than standard clinical imaging assessments.
Bridge-enhanced ACL restoration (BEAR) is helping improve outcomes of ACL repair. An implant simulating a clot helps rejoin the stumps of a torn ligament.
Cannabis use may be associated with a higher risk of deep vein thrombosis, cardiovascular issues and other complications after total joint replacement, according to a Cleveland Clinic study.
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Patient age and baseline platelet count influence the composition of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), reports a study. Evaluating PRP composition may lead to more reliable injection therapy.
In this case study of a 73-year-old with post-traumatic arthritis and a retrograde femoral nail, a surgeon uses robot assistance to simplify a potentially complicated knee replacement.
After multiple revision surgeries for delayed healing, loose hardware and unrelenting infection, surgeons use a vascularized fibular graft to treat persistent humeral nonunion in a 66-year-old woman.
An iliac crest structural autograft addresses severe glenoid bone loss in a 74-year-old woman with revision to reverse total shoulder arthroplasty.
A 15-year-old presents with a repeat fracture of her fifth metatarsal. Sara Lyn Miniaci-Coxhead, MD, explains how the recurring injury is associated with skew foot deformity.
Leaders of Cleveland Clinic’s Adult Reconstruction Research Program share what they’ve learned over the past 16 years and offer insights for orthopaedic surgeons building their own clinical research programs.