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Return to play after concussion differs for each athlete

October 21, 2014

BOSTON — There is no rigid return-to-play protocol for every concussion, and no athlete responds the same way to a concussion, according to data presented here.

In most cases, the severity of a concussion cannot be determined directly after the injury and most often only becomes clear over time, Mark R. Proctor, MD, said at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting.

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Speakers debate treatment methods for cervical myelopathy

October 21, 2014
BOSTON — Speakers at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting presented differing opinions on the use of surgery and conservative treatment for…
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‘Not medically necessary’: Follow practical considerations for patellofemoral cartilage restoration

October 21, 2014
Previous Patellofemoral Update blogs have detailed the options and rationale for cartilage restoration in the patellofemoral compartment. In patients who have failed…
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Medtronic launches anterior cervical fusion system

October 21, 2014
At the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting in Boston, Medtronic Inc. announced the U.S. launch of its Divergence Anterior Cervical Fusion System for the…
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Minimally Invasive Plating for Fresh Displaced Midshaft Fractures of the Clavicle

Orthopedics, October 2014, Volume 37 Issue 10
The authors retrospectively reviewed 269 patients treated from September 2006 to August 2011 with the minimally…
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Efficacy of Surgical Interventions for a Bipartite Patella

Bipartite patella is a relatively rare phenomenon. This anomaly is typically asymptomatic but can become painful with…
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Best detection methods for dorsal screw penetration in treating distal radius fractures

October 21, 2014
TAMPA, Fla. — At the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Lisa K. Cannada, MD, spoke about her study on…
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