In ICJR REWIND, we give you a second chance to access articles, clinical reports, surgical videos, and meeting presentations you may have missed when they were originally published on ICJR.net.
ICJR REWIND: TKA Utilizing New Technology for the Bone Cuts – an ICJR Featured Surgery
At the ICJR South Hip & Knee Course, Tomas Nemikas, MD, demonstrated a recently introduced hybrid technology (ExactechGPS TKA Plus System; Exactech, Inc., Gainesville, Florida) that combines the benefits of traditional jigs and full computer navigation for the 2 most critical bone cuts in total knee arthroplasty. RELATED: Register for the 7th Annual ICJR South…
Posted 23 May 2019
ICJR REWIND: Antibiotics for Perioperative Prophylaxis in TJA Patients
The authors review what’s known – and unknown – about issues with the use of antibiotics to prevent surgical site infections in patients undergoing total hip and total knee arthroplasty, including current standards, recent recommendations, and dental prophylaxis, in an article originally published on July 17, 2018.
By Lewis Moss MD, Andrew M. Pepper MD, Jonathan M. Vigdorchik MD - Posted 06 May 2019
ICJR REWIND: Helping Patient Reduce Their Risks Before Total Joint Arthroplasty
Dr. Bryan Springer reviews 7 modifiable risk factors for complications in patients undergoing total hip and total knee arthroplasty, including malnutrition, smoking, and vitamin D deficiency, in an article originally published on October 1, 2018. Patients scheduled for total joint arthroplasty can have dozens of risk factors for complications after surgery. In his presentation at…
Posted 23 Apr 2019
ICJR REWIND: Techniques for Optimizing Acetabular Component Positioning in THA
In an article originally published on June 7, 2018, the authors review techniques and tools available to improve surgical competency and reduce the risk for component malpositioning, as well as provide expert recommendations for surgeons who perform total hip arthroplasty.
By Ran Schwarzkopf MD MSc, Afshin A. Anoushiravani MD, Nima Eftekhary MD, James E. Feng MD, Jonathan Vigdorchik MD - Posted 09 Apr 2019
ICJR REWIND: An Update on DVT Prophylaxis for Total Joint Arthroplasty Patients
A patient-specific approach to preventing deep vein thrombosis should balance safety and efficacy, taking into account patient and surgical factors, says Dr. Michael Taunton in an article originally published on August 2, 2108. Orthopaedic surgeons have known since the earliest days of arthroplasty that patients undergoing elective joint replacement surgery are at risk for deep…
Posted 26 Mar 2019
ICJR REWIND: What Should Be in the Mix for Perioperative Pain Management in TJA?
Adequate pain control has been correlated with faster rehabilitation following joint replacement surgery and improved measures of patient satisfaction. This article, originally published on March 22, 2018, reviews the evidence for multimodal therapy in the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods.
By John J. Mercuri MD MA, MD, Omar A. Behery MD MPH, Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, Andrew M. Pepper MD - Posted 05 Mar 2019
ICJR REWIND: Surgical Technique for Static and Articulating Spacers in 2-Stage Revision TKA
In an article originally published on July 3, 2018, Dr. Tad Mabry and Dr. Michael Taunton review indications and contraindications for the 2 types of spacers used in patients undergoing a 2-stage revision for an infected total knee arthroplasty, as well as demonstrate how the spacers are implanted. A 2-stage revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA)…
Posted 28 Feb 2019
ICJR REWIND: Reducing Tourniquet Use in TKA as a Pain Management Strategy
In an article originally published on April 8, 2018, researchers from NYU Langone Health ask the question: If we eliminate or reduce tourniquet use in our primary total knee arthroplasty patients, will we reduce postoperative pain and the need for opioids? Orthopaedic surgeons have been identified one of the top prescribers of opioids.  So…
By Susan Doan-Johnson - Posted 05 Feb 2019
ICJR REWIND: What Are the Top Considerations for the Table Used in a DAA THA?
In an article originally published on February 5, 2018, Dr. Stephen J. Nelson and Dr. Lee E. Rubin of Yale University answer ICJR’s questions about the debate over the use of an orthopaedic traction table versus a regular OR table when performing a direct anterior approach total hip arthroplasty. ICJR: Surgeons continue to debate the…
By Stephen J. Nelson MD, Lee E. Rubin MD - Posted 29 Jan 2019
ICJR REWIND: Povidone-Iodine Irrigation as a Safe and Effective Measure to Prevent SSIs
In ICJR REWIND, we will periodically republish past articles that were of great interest to the orthopaedic community. This article, originally published on July 12, 2018, describes research from The Rothman Institute that examined the effectiveness of 3 intraoperative interventions implemented to reduce the incidence of surgical site infections in total knee arthroplasty patients. Dr.…
By Susan Doan-Johnson - Posted 08 Jan 2019