The complexities that come with managing infected revisions can be unpredictable, especially after multiple revisions. With this in mind, it is important for surgeons to have options when they tackle these difficult cases where patients present different anatomies and varying levels of bone deficiencies.
The Evolution Of Innovation In Humeral Implant Options: Two Surgeons’ Case Reviews
Throughout the field of orthopaedics, there is a trend moving toward preserving as much of the patient’s natural anatomy as possible. Likewise, having access to a wide range of bone conserving implants affords the surgeon the opportunity to treat each patient with respect to anatomical preservation.
Insights In Computer-Assisted Surgery For TSA
Richard Jones, MD Southeastern Sports Medicine Total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) can be challenging surgery, due to exposure difficulties and limited access to portions of the anatomy. In the past, working…Read More
A Neck Preserving Approach to Hip Reconstruction
Case Report #1 John Aldridge, MD Hampton Roads Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine A 67-year-old Caucasian female weighing 190lbs diagnosed with osteo/degenerative arthritis received Exactech’s Alteon® Neck Preserving Stem with a Biolox®delta…Read More
Does Direct Anterior Approach Require a Specialized Table? How to Perform this Cost-Effective Approach without Additional Equipment
Barton Harris, MD OrthoVirginia The direct anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty has been gaining favor with surgeons and patients alike in the last several years. A true internervous approach,…Read More
The Effect of Posterior Tibial Slope on the Kinematics of PCL-retaining TKA: A Pilot Study Using a Novel, Soft-tissue Preserving Test Method
Jean-Yves Jenny, MD Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg Michael B. Cross, MD Hospital for Special Surgery Introduction Abnormal knee kinematics have been found in fluoroscopy studies after total knee arthroplasty (TKA)1,…Read More
Monobloc Revision Femoral Stem: First Cases
Jose Rodriguez, MD Lenox Hill Hospital A 77-year-old female with severe osteoporosis and a contraindication for cement received Exactech’s Alteon Monobloc Revision Femoral Stem through a tableless anterior approach. In…Read More