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.

2019 Issues

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