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Surgical intervention for athletes with Lisfranc injuries likely allows for return to sport

July 29, 2015

LONG BEACH, Calif. — According to study findings presented here, athletes who require surgical intervention for the treatment of Lisfranc injuries are typically able to return to sport.

“Average discomfort [is] 1.3 years post-injury and fixation,” Kirk A. McCullough, MD, said during his presentation at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting.

Spine Pain Management receives final patent for Quad Video Halo

July 29, 2015
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a “Final Patent” to Spine Pain Management allowing all claims for its new video transparency accessory for…

Baker awarded grant for stem cell-based PTOA research

July 29, 2015
Beaumont Orthopedics recently announced Kevin Baker, PhD, Beaumont – Royal Oak orthopedic research laboratories director, has been awarded a $260,000…
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Outpatient management after foot and ankle surgery safe and cost-effective

July 29, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Patients undergoing complex foot and ankle surgery can be safely and more cost-effectively managed postoperatively as an outpatient, according…
In the Journals

Laminoplasty likely a valid option for spinal cord decompression

July 29, 2015
A literature review of laminoplasty studies from 2003 to 2013 showed the procedure evolved during that decade and is a valid option for spinal cord decompression…
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Simultaneous Bilateral Anterior Approach Total Hip Arthroplasty

Orthopedics, July 2015, Volume 38 Issue 7
Simultaneous bilateral total hip arthroplasty (THA) has been performed successfully, with good outcomes and low…
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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: A look at the AOSSM Annual Meeting

VIDEO: A look at the AOSSM Annual Meeting

July 24, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Augustus Mazzocca
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