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Noncontact lower-extremity injury risks likely differ by sport, gender

May 6, 2015

According to recently published data, differences were noted between sport and sex with regard to the risk for sustaining a noncontact lower-extremity injury.

Researchers culled online data self-reported from high school soccer and basketball players of both sexes who sustained a noncontact lower-extremity injury between 2005 and 2012. All injuries were compared against the 6.4 million athlete-exposures covered by the information gathered.

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Continuous walking for longer than 30 minutes may not benefit patients with knee OA

May 6, 2015
SEATTLE - Walking continuously for more than 30 minutes increased serum cartilage oligomatrix protein and knee contact force compared with concentrations found in the…

Recovery and time to surgery linked in proximal hamstring avulsion fixation

May 6, 2015
A delay in surgery for a patient who has suffered a hamstring avulsion injury can lead to a longer delay in return to sport for athletes of all levels, according to…
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Maimonides was the ‘light of the Dark Ages’

May 6, 2015
Moshe ben Maimon, better known as Maimonides, was a 12th century medieval sephardic Torah scholar and physician. While a venerated Jewish theologian, he gained…
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Intraoperative monitoring may help ensure proper placement of spinal cord stimulation leads

May 6, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring can help verify accurate placement of the leads used during spinal cord stimulation, according to a…
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Implant Positioning in TKA: Comparison Between Conventional and Patient-Specific Instrumentation

Orthopedics, April 2015, Volume 38 Issue 4
The number of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) procedures continuously increases, with good to excellent results. In the…
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No Decreased Infection Rate When Using Antibiotic Impregnated Cement in Primary TJA

No Decreased Infection Rate When Using Antibiotic Impregnated Cement in Primary TJA

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There has been much debate and controversy about the routine use of antibiotic-impregnated bone cement in…
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VIDEO: Examining the clinical applications of 3-D printing

VIDEO: Examining the clinical applications of 3-D printing

April 30, 2015
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Jason Koh, MD, offers insight into…
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