Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery recently completed its 10,000th robot-assisted total joint replacement, among the most in the U.S. Surgeons share their best tips, most challenging cases and biggest misperceptions.Read More
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.
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.
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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.
A 68-year-old man with an ankylosed hip due to severe osteoarthritis has total hip replacement. Orthopaedic surgeon Matthew Deren, MD, says the anterior approach provides the best exposure of the fused anatomy.
Cleveland Clinic will soon implement an AI platform to guide clinical decision-making around spine surgery. Three of the platform’s architects explain its origins, capabilities and potential impact.
Female athletes are at a high risk for iron deficiency due to menstruation and dietary restrictions common during training.