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Arthroscopic reshaping for symptomatic discoid lateral meniscus had satisfactory clinical outcomes

July 5, 2015

Pediatric patients who underwent arthroscopic reshaping for symptomatic discoid lateral meniscus experienced satisfactory clinical outcomes after a mean of 10.1 years, according to study results.

Among 48 knees in 38 pediatric patients, researchers performed arthroscopic partial meniscectomy in 22 knees (group A), partial meniscectomy with repair in 18 knees (group B) and subtotal meniscectomy in 8 knees (group C). The researchers evaluated clinical and radiographic results preoperatively and again at final follow-up, with a mean follow-up period of 10.1 years.

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Physician urges FDA not to lift restrictions on drug makers’ claims about their products

July 3, 2015
Drug regulations and a governing body to mandate them is a necessity for patients’ safety and health care providers’ peace-of-mind, according to a recently…
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Transfer from pediatric to adult care occurring later than recommended

July 3, 2015
The transfer from pediatric- to adult-focused primary care is occurring later than recommended — with gaps in care of more than 1 year, according to study results…
In the Journals

Body temperature not an accurate indicator of serious bacterial infection

July 2, 2015
The accuracy of an infant’s temperature measured at presentation at the emergency department is not a reliable indicator for severe bacterial infection, according…
FDA News

FDA to evaluate risks for children using codeine medications

July 2, 2015
The FDA announced that it is examining the risks associated with children under the age of 18 taking codeine-containing medications for the treatment of coughs and colds…
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Great Vessels of Children: Takayasu’s Arteritis

Pediatric Annals, June 2015, Volume 44 Issue 6
Takayasu’s arteritis (TA) is a granulomatous, large vessel vasculitis affecting primarily the aorta and its main…
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Pediatric Annals January 2015

Unusual Diagnoses: Part 1: January 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Index of suspicion—a term used daily by clinicians in general practice who must, in a sea of “normal”…
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VIDEO: Managing anxiety disorders during the transition to adulthood

VIDEO: Managing anxiety disorders during the transition to adulthood

May 21, 2015
TORONTO — John T. Walkup, MD, a professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New…
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