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.

2015 Issues

Vol. 9, No. 1, 2015 (PDF)

  • Leadership Vision from Mark W. Pagnano, M.D.: Committed to Creative, Innovative Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery, Clinical Care, Research and Education
  • Challenging Scaphoid Nonunions: Mayo Clinic Innovates New Approaches to Vascularized Bone Grafts
  • Novel Intraoperative CT Navigation Protocols Implemented to Improve Complex Spine Surgery Outcomes
  • Dr. Timothy E. Hewett Named Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Director of Biomechanics and Director of Sports Medicine Research
  • Critical Imaging Analysis Leads to Optimal Treatments

2014 Issues

Vol. 8, No. 3, 2014 (PDF)

  • ACL Revision Reconstruction: What Have We Been Missing?
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Indications Expanding, Outcomes Improving
  • Mayo Clinic Approach to Complex Nonunion of Fractures
  • Patient Perspective: Back on the Bike — Subtrochanteric Femur Fracture Repair Resolves Popped Rod, Restores Stability for Active South Dakota Patient

Vol. 8, No. 3, 2014 (PDF)

  • ACL Revision Reconstruction: What Have We Been Missing?
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Indications Expanding, Outcomes Improving
  • Mayo Clinic Approach to Complex Nonunion of Fractures
  • Patient Perspective: Back on the Bike — Subtrochanteric Femur Fracture Repair Resolves Popped Rod, Restores Stability for Active South Dakota Patient

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
Feb. 21, 2015