Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research ®

A Publication of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons ®

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Articles

The 2017 ABJS Nicolas Andry Award: Advancing Personalized Medicine for Clubfoot Through Translational Research

Matthew B. Dobbs MD, Christina A. Gurnett MD, PhD
24th February 2017, Society Awards

Clubfoot is one of the most common pediatric orthopaedic disorders. While the Ponseti method has revolutionized clubfoot treatment, it is not effective for all patients. When the Ponseti method does not correct the foot, patients are at risk for lifelong disability and may require more-extensive surgery.

Increased Mortality After Prosthetic Joint Infection in Primary THA

Per Hviid Gundtoft MD, PhD, Alma Becic Pedersen MD, PhD, DMSc, Claus Varnum MD, PhD, Søren Overgaard MD, DMSc
24th February 2017, Clinical Research

Revision for prosthetic joint infection (PJI) has a major effect on patients’ health but it remains unclear if early PJI after primary THA is associated with a high mortality.

What Are the Frequency, Associated Factors, and Mortality of Amputation and Arthrodesis After a Failed Infected TKA?

Min-Sun Son PhD, Edmund Lau MS, Javad Parvizi MD, Michael A. Mont MD, Kevin J. Bozic MD, MBA, Steven Kurtz PhD
24th February 2017, Symposium: Learning From Large-Scale Orthopaedic Databases

For patients with failed surgical treatment of an infected TKA, salvage operations such as arthrodesis or above-knee amputation (AKA) may be considered. Clinical and institutional factors associated with AKA and arthrodesis after a failed TKA have not been investigated in a large-scale population, and the utilization rate and trend of these measures are not well known.

Expanding Hospital Liability—The Concept of Willful Blindness

Lawrence H. Brenner JD, Wendy Z. W. Teo BA (Cantab), BM, BCh (Oxon), B. Sonny Bal MD, JD, MBA, PhD
22nd February 2017, Medicolegal Sidebar