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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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Ohio High School Athletic Association Preparticipation Physical Evaluation as a Screening Tool for Menstrual Dysfunction in High School–Aged Female Athletes

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care
Online Advanced Release, October 8, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine rates of menstrual dysfunction among female athletes using the Ohio High…
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Evaluation of the Cellular Origins of Heterotopic Ossification

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Heterotopic ossification (HO), acquired or hereditary, is featured by the formation of bone outside of the…
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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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