Orthopedic Surgery Update

July 16, 2021

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.

2021 Issues

Vol. 15, No. 2, 2021 (PDF)

  • New Directions for Orthopedic Surgery Research
  • Successful Transition to Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty
  • 3D Printing for Joint Reconstruction in Compromised Bone
  • Sports Analytics: Identifying At-Risk Athletes Before Injuries Occur
  • Young Adult Hip and Pelvic Conditions: Comprehensive Approach for Optimal Care
  • Ankle Injuries: Seeking Stability and a Return to Activity

Vol. 15, No. 1, 2021 (PDF)

  • Optimizing Hip Care: Mayo's Narrow Yet Wide Approach
  • Rotator Cuff Repair: Working Toward a Biologic Treatment
  • Patient-Specific Instrumentation for Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Pedicle Screw Placement: Robotic Assistance for Greater Precision
  • Mayo Surgeons' Deployments: Benefits for Military and Civilian Patients
  • Multidisciplinary and Coordinated Approach to Limb Lengthening Care

2020 Issues

Vol. 14, No. 2, 2020 (PDF)

  • Vertebral Column Resection: Multidisciplinary Approach to Complex Spinal Deformity
  • Executing the Preoperative Plan: Computer-Guided Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Revision ACL Surgery: A Comprehensive Approach
  • Spinal Implant Infections: Enhanced Diagnosis and Prevention
  • Incisionless, Ultrasound-Guided Approach for Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Artificial Intelligence: Potential To Improve Knee Arthritis Care

Vol. 14, No. 1, 2020 (PDF)

  • Navigating the Hope and Hype of Regenerative Medicine
  • Novel Technique for Extensor Mechanism Augmentation
  • Multidisciplinary Management of Congenital Hand Anomalies
  • Promoting Healing: Vascularized Bone Transfer for Spine and Pelvis Reconstruction
  • Salvage Surgery for Failed Toe Joint Replacement
  • Saphenous Nerve Neuroma After Total Knee Arthroplasty

2019 Issues

Vol. 13, No. 2, 2019 (PDF)

  • Determining the Optimal Approach for Proximal Humeral Fractures
  • Back Pain After Back Surgery: The SI Joint and Adjacent Segment Disease
  • EMG With Motion Analysis Optimizes Care for Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery: Helping Patients Reach Their Goals
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Technology and Expertise to Improve Care
  • Spinal Care: Team Approach at the Bedside and in the Lab

Vol. 13, No. 1, 2019 (PDF)

  • Novel Stem Cell Therapy for Repair of Knee Cartilage
  • Improved Technique for Extensor Mechanism Reconstruction
  • Hip Arthroscopy: Focus on Underlying Abnormalities
  • New Option for Massive Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears
  • DRUJ: Novel Approaches to Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Cervical Spine Surgery: Intraoperative Monitoring to Avoid Complications

2018 Issues

Vol. 12, No. 2, 2018 (PDF)

  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction in Tetraplegia
  • UCL Injuries: Defining Risk and Improving Treatment
  • Customized Implants for Knee Replacements
  • Pediatric Limb Salvage: Team Approach to Orthopedic Oncology
  • Less Invasive Approach to Lumbar Fusion

Vol. 12, No. 1, 2018 (PDF)

  • Robotic Full Knee Replacement in Florida
  • In-Office Arthroscopy for Diagnosing Knee Pathology
  • Wide-Awake Hand Surgery
  • Combining Expertise to Treat Traumatic Injuries
  • Total Elbow Replacement: Matching the Success of Hips and Knees
  • Specialized Care for Infected Joints

2017 Issues

Vol. 11, No. 2, 2017 (PDF)

  • Young Hip Clinic: Combining Arthroscopy and Open Surgery
  • Advances in Pediatric Spine Deformity Care
  • Direct Anterior Hip Arthroplasty
  • Shifting the Paradigms of Complex Shoulder Surgery
  • Wrist Replacement: An Option for Advanced Arthritis

Vol. 11, No. 1, 2017 (PDF)

  • Preoperative Planning and Patient-Specific Instrumentation Improve Accuracy of Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Distal Radius Fractures in Older Versus Younger Patients
  • Innovative Approaches Improve Limb Salvage in Pediatric Patients With Cancer
  • Trauma Surgeons Uniquely Qualified to Treat SIJ Dysfunction

2016 Issues

Vol. 10, No. 2, 2016 (PDF)

  • Reducing the Risk of Recurrent Patellar Instability in Skeletally Immature Patients
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Hit or Miss?
  • Dexamethasone May Prevent Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis
  • Limb Lengthening and Regeneration Clinic Addresses Complex Discrepancies and Deficiencies

Vol. 10, No. 1, 2016 (PDF)

  • Complex Foot Deformities: A Case Study
  • Ponseti Treatment for Clubfoot: Past and Future
  • Scapholunate Injuries: A Paradigm Shift?
  • Animal Models Aid Study of Arthrofibrosis After TKA