Orthopedic Surgery Update

Orthopedic Surgery Update is a publication for physicians highlighting current trends and advances in orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic.

To contact the Department of Orthopedics at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota for a patient referral or physician consultation, please call 507-538-4101.

2014 Issues

Cover of Orthopedic Surgery Update

Vol. 8, No. 2, 2014 (PDF)

  • Managing Tendinopathies and Tendon Tears: Nanoscale Mesh Scaffolding Promotes Biological Healing
  • First Nationwide Prevalence Study of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Shows 7.2 Million Americans Living With Implants
  • Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center Partners With Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx in New Downtown Minneapolis Facility

Vol. 8, No. 1, 2014

  • Tough Cases: State-of-the-Art Profiles in Managing Orthopedic Complexity
  • Treating Femoral Neck Stress Fracture in the Context of Osteogenesis Imperfecta With Segmental Osteotomy
  • Management of Severe Glenoid Bone Deficiency With Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Novel Use of Free Vascularized Bone Graft in Scaphoid Nonunion Surgery
  • Staged Reconstruction of the Sports-Injured Knee: Osteoarticular and Osteochondral Allograft Transplants With Delayed Multiligament Reconstruction
  • Relieving Tumor Compression of Spinal Cord and Vertebral Artery
  • Research & Practice: Complex Revision for Postoperative Hip Dislocation and Acetabular Fracture

2013 Issues

Vol. 7, No. 2, 2013 (PDF)

  • Innovative Bone-Preserving Approaches to Manage Young Adult Shoulder Arthritis With Shoulder Replacement
  • Biomechanical Testing of Surgical Knots Reveals Superior Nonslip Knot
  • Sports Medicine Center Addition Expands Advanced Motion Analysis and Performance Enhancement Services
  • New Staff Members Bring Expertise in Molecular Pathways, Gene Profiling, Infection Control

Vol. 7, No. 1, 2013 (PDF)

  • Advances in Articular Cartilage Defect Management
  • 3-D Pediatric Spinal Imaging Expands Advanced Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Practice
  • Michael J. Yaszemski Honored for Leadership in Orthopedics

2012 Issues

Vol. 6, No. 2, 2012 (PDF)

  • Advanced Arthroscopic Techniques Expand Applications
  • Shoulder Pain: Raising the Level of Diagnostic Certainty About SLAP Lesions
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Graft Selection

Vol. 6, No. 1, 2012 (PDF)

  • Patellofemoral Arthroplasty in Arthritis Patients
  • Identifying the Ideal Patient for PFA
  • Risk of PFA Failure Due to Tibiofemoral Osteoarthritis
  • Mayo Clinic Orthopedic Contributions to AAOS 2012 Annual Meeting
  • Mayo's Franklin Sim Honored for Advancing Diversity in Orthopedics

2011 Issues

Vol. 5, No. 3, 2011 (PDF)

  • Arthroscopic Elbow Contracture Release Restores Terminal Extension in Elite Athletes
  • Mayo Department of Orthopedic Surgery Adds Specialists in Sports Medicine and Shoulder, Pediatrics, Foot and Ankle
  • The Role of Ankle Arthroplasty in Treating End-Stage Ankle Arthritis
  • 20-Year Comparative Survival Study of Uncemented Acetabular Components in Primary Hip Arthroplasty

Vol. 5, No. 2, 2011 (PDF)

  • Serving Wounded Warriors: Novel Rehabilitation Method for Amputees Focuses on Fall Prevention
  • Expanding Indications for Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Highlight of Recent Scholarly Publication from Mayo Clinic Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Double Gracilis Free Muscle Transfer Expands Function in Brachial Plexus Restoration

Vol. 5, No. 1, 2011 (PDF)

  • Mayo Clinic's Daniel J. Berry, M.D., to Begin AAOS Presidency in February
  • MeTeOR Study Comparing Arthroscopy to Nonoperative Therapy for Meniscal Tears in Patients With Osteoarthritis of the Knee
  • Ice Hockey Concussion Summit Sparks New Strategies for Protecting Athletes
  • A Century of Innovation and Excellence in Mayo Clinic's Department of Orthopedic Surgery

2010 Issues

Vol. 4, No. 3, 2010 (PDF)

  • Highly Porous Metals: A New Class of Materials Leads to Novel Orthopedic Tools and Solutions
  • The Mayo Clinic Total Wrist Implant: A New Era of Restoring Function Through Replacement
  • Centennial Year Milestones: Expanding Expertise in Level I Trauma Center, Sports Medicine, PM&R, and Hand Surgery
  • Research Briefs

Vol. 4, No. 2, 2010 (PDF)

  • Advances in Large Oncologic Sacral Resections
  • Hip Arthroscopy in an Expanding Patient Group: Young Adults With Femoroacetabular Impingement
  • Enhancing Value in Spine Care

Vol. 4, No. 1, 2010 (PDF)

  • Epiphyseal Growth Plate Fracture Management
  • Advanced Foot Wound Management and Limb Salvage
  • 2009 Research Highlights
  • Pediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Options for Success in Skeletally Immature Patients