A corticosteroid injection within 6 months of rotator cuff repair puts patients at a significantly increased risk for revision repair, according to a recently published study.
Most dislocations of the elbow can be treated nonoperatively, but recurrent instability and/or stiffness occur in up to 10% and 40% of patients, respectively. The aim of early surgical stabilization is to prevent these long-term complications.
Hemiarthroplasty (HA) of the elbow represents an alternative to total elbow arthroplasty (TEA) without the associated activity restrictions. This study reviews our experience with distal humerus HA with minimum 2-year follow-up.
A study from the Yale School of Medicine suggests that surgeons should be just as concerned with outcomes in underweight patients, who have a higher risk of adverse events and infection following TSA than any other BMI category, including the morbidly obese.