Orthopedic Surgery Update

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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.

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

2015 Issues

Vol. 9, No. 2, 2015 (PDF)

  • Leadership and Innovation in Oncological Reconstructions
  • Collaborating to Improve Spinal Infection Control
  • Highlights of Mayo Clinic Contributions to AAOS 2015 Programs
    • Running Subcuticular Closure Technique Provides Most Perfusion to Support Wound Closure after TKA
    • Largest Study of Genotype Database of Patients with Avascular Necrosis and Matched Controls Suggests AVN Subtype Linked to Steroids

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