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.

2016 Issues

Cover of Orthopedic Surgery Update

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

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. 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