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Young men at highest risk for closed reduction after elbow dislocation

January 26, 2015

Men 20 years of age or younger are at the highest risk of closed reduction following an elbow dislocation, according to recently published data.

Investigators culled information from administrative databases on 4,878 patients ages 16 years and older (median age, 41 years) who underwent closed elbow reduction between 1994 and 2010. The closed reduction incidence density rate (IDR) per 100,000 person-years was analyzed and a multivariate logistic regression model for failure was constructed. Failure was determined as subsequent open reduction with or without ligament repair or reconstruction within 90 days postoperatively.

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Significant association likely between heavy physical activity and ZJO

January 26, 2015
Findings from a recently published study showed a statistically significant cross-section association between heavy physical activity and severe lumbar zygapophyseal…
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Majority of PCPs assigned high value to medical imaging

January 26, 2015
The majority of primary care physicians considered access to medical imaging to be essential to patient care, indicating that it aided in establishing earlier and more…
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Know advantages and obstacles of undertaking umbrella merger

January 26, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii – At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, David M. Glaser, MD, spoke about the benefits and barriers orthopedic surgeons can expect when they establish…

Postoperative outcomes and safety may be heightened by integration of robotics

January 25, 2015
In the future robotics may find their way into every orthopaedic operating room, but according to some orthopaedic surgeons, this will not occur until better systems are…
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Biomechanical Analysis of Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Aperture Femoral Fixation

Orthopedics, January 2015, Volume 38 Issue 1
The goal of this study was to determine whether single-tunnel–double-bundle-equivalent posterior cruciate ligament…
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Salvage of Failed THA With Proximal Femoral Replacement

Salvage of Failed THA With Proximal Femoral Replacement

Despite recent advances in device manufacturing and surgical techniques, the management of proximal femoral…
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Larson discusses autograft selection

January 23, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii – At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, Christopher M. Larson, MD, shares his “pearls” for…
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