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The movement of gynecology cases to same-day surgical spaces is being driven by physicians who want to perform procedures on carefully selected patients in comfortable and safe environments, according to...

Promising research and early use of high-tech devices are providing a glimpse into what could someday become the norm in the same-day joint-replacement...

Interventional radiology (IR) is slowly finding its way into ASCs. IR physicians perform a wide variety of “pinhole surgeries” — minimally invasive procedures that leverage catheters, wires, needles and sheaths — using image guidance...

This page is often the hardest to fill. I typically save it for last, writing it to wrap up the issue before sending the final proofs to the printer. I’m often up late the night before deadline day trying to formulate my thoughts...

The anterior or the posterior approach — which is better for total hip replacements? The debate has raged in the orthopedic community at conferences, in journals and online as surgeons often discuss the technique...

There are many steps to manage in the endoscope reprocessing process and missing or rushing through just one can lead to improper high-level disinfection and patient harm. “Endoscopes are very complex and intricate medical devices...

Your surgical team can instruct patients to bathe with antimicrobial soap before surgery and apply skin prep around the surgical site before incisions are made and that still might not be enough...

A little more than six years ago, Beki Kazanofski, MSN, RN, CNOR, NE-BC, was in the OR when a needle caught the very tip of her glove. “Thank god I was double-gloved, and I had that extra layer of protection,...

Anesthesia providers who excel in the outpatient setting have mastered the art and science of using local anesthetics to numb pain during increasingly complex procedures. They also understand how to...

Facilities with the foresight to invest in the blending of surgeon skill and technological advancements are shaping the future of surgery. MultiCare Health System in Tacoma, Wash., added...

Surgical teams expect to work with instruments that are sterilized correctly, in pristine condition and arrive in the OR in time for cases to begin as scheduled. Making sure...

Spine surgery is steadily moving out of the inpatient setting and into surgery centers thanks to an increase in minimally invasive options, a reduction in costs...

When you ask surgeons about the importance of crystal-clear visualization in arthroscopy, you’ll often hear something about better visualization yielding better...

The origin story of total shoulders moving to outpatient ORs begins with sports medicine surgeons, who performed complex rotator-cuff repairs in the same-day...

How did you wind up hosting The Ortho Show? Just before the pandemic, I went on as a guest and it was one of the show’s more popular segments. Then COVID-19 happened,...

Total hip replacements, those life-changing surgeries that allow nearly immobile patients to enjoy a level of activity they thought was gone forever, are already some...

A Dallas anesthesiologist has been arrested for injecting several IV bags of saline with two local anesthetics and a powerful stimulant that led to the death of his colleague and caused several cardiac events in patients....

Grant Shifflett, MD, has a simple way to sum up the importance of positioning patients correctly for spine surgery. “Proper positioning is as important as the surgical...

In 2019, my then 75-year-old mother fell down a steep flight of stairs while visiting friends at a New York City apartment. It was a violent trauma that left her with multiple...

With a targeted treatment plan in place, your patients won’t need to rely on complication-laden, potentially addictive opioids to recovery from painful and traumatic...

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