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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia appoints John M. Flynn as chief of orthopedic surgery

December 17, 2014

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently announced John M. Flynn, MD, has been named as the institution’s new chief of orthopedic surgery.

He assumed his new position on Dec. 1, according to press release from the hospital.

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Injury common among young female soccer players in Denmark

December 17, 2014
Recently published data showed a high incidence of injury in female adolescent soccer players in Denmark.Researchers studied 424 injuries in 498 female soccer players…

Stem cells in sports medicine likely require further research

December 17, 2014
Stem cells have demonstrated promise across all facets of medicine, including sports medicine, where early results have exhibited the potential for enhanced cartilage…
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Immune-competent cells present in biopsy of nonruptured chronic tendinopathic Achilles tendons

December 17, 2014
Immune-competent cells were present in the majority of biopsy specimens from nonruptured chronic tendinopathic Achilles tendons, according to study results.Fifty…

First surgeries completed in U.S. with MySpine patient-matched technology

December 17, 2014
Medacta USA recently announced the completion of the first successful surgeries in the United States utilizing MySpine Patient-Matched Technology. MySpine provides…
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Medical Management of Fragility Fractures of the Distal Radius

Orthopedics, December 2014, Volume 37 Issue 12
Fragility fractures of the distal radius represent an opportunity to diagnose and treat osteoporosis before further…
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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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Barrack offers a perspective on use of mobile compression device for thrombosis prevention after TJA

December 15, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter Meeting, Robert L. Barrack, MD, shares his…
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