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Single- and double-bundle ACL reconstruction increased anterior tibial translation

September 2, 2015

After single-bundle or double-bundle ACL reconstruction, anteroposterior laxity gradually increased under quadriceps muscle activation in ACL-reconstructed and ACL-intact knees. Comparable increases in anterior tibial translation were seen in reconstructed and intact knees in the results of this study.

Researchers prospectively collected data from 30 men who underwent ACL reconstruction, of whom 15 underwent single-bundle reconstruction and 15 underwent double-bundle reconstruction; 15 controls were also included in the study. Knee range of motion, Lachman, anterior drawer and pivot-shift test results were obtained, as well as IKDC, KOOS, Lysholm and Tegner scores.

Vitamin K antagonists do not affect bone mineral density, fracture risk In the Journals

Vitamin K antagonists do not affect bone mineral density, fracture risk

September 2, 2015
Vitamin K antagonists do not increase the risk for fracture or reduce bone mineral density, according to findings published in the Journal of Thrombosis and
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Back-to-school reminder for parents and students: Check out college tax credits

September 2, 2015
With another school year here, the Internal Revenue Service reminds parents and students that now is a good time to see if they will qualify for either of two college…

Physicians support proposed biosimilar naming convention

September 2, 2015
In agreement with the FDA’s recent draft guidance on nonproprietary naming of biological products, six physician groups collectively sent a letter to CMS Acting…
Knee joint biomechanics could be altered at time of return to play after ACL reconstruction In the Journals

Knee joint biomechanics could be altered at time of return to play after ACL reconstruction

September 2, 2015
Researchers who conducted this study found greater knee movement asymmetries in the sagittal plane in patients with low quadriceps strength compared to patients with…
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Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Management of Postinfectious Arthropathy With Rotator Cuff Deficiency

Orthopedics, August 2015, Volume 38 Issue 8
Treatment of patients with rotator cuff deficiency and arthritis in the setting of a prior glenohumeral infection…
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Timing of Tourniquet Release in Total Knee Arthroplasty: July 2015

Timing of Tourniquet Release in Total Knee Arthroplasty: July 2015

The authors conducted a meta-analysis to determine the optimal tourniquet application strategy in total knee…
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VIDEO: Better function, less complications observed after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair vs open techniques

VIDEO: Better function, less complications observed after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair vs open techniques

August 19, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Andrew R. Hsu, MD
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