Extremities

8 important items to read from CCJR

Orthopedics Today features eight stories of importance to emerge from the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting.

A look at appropriate handling of failed proximal femoral fracture fixation

ORLANDO, Fla. — During a session on hip fractures at the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting, here, William J. Hozack, MD, shared his insights and recommendations for salvage options after failed fixation of proximal femoral fractures. Read more.

Chronic suppression with oral antibiotics linked with better infection-free survivorship after PJI

ORLANDO, Fla. — An award-winning retrospective study presented here showed a significantly higher 5-year infection-free prosthetic survival rate after surgery for periprosthetic joint infection among patients who had chronic suppression with oral antibiotics compared with patients who did not.  Read more.

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