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Higher cortical pore volume found in men, women with diabetes

February 7, 2016

Men with diabetes experienced higher cortical porosity and cortical pore volume at the distal tibia, while women with diabetes experienced higher cortical pore volume at the distal radius, according to results.

Researchers performed high-resolution peripheral quantitative CT scans on 332 participants either with or without diabetes to study associations between bone microarchitecture of the distal radius and the distal tibia.

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Elbow dislocation resulted in longer removal from play among high school athletes

February 6, 2016
Compared with nondislocation-associated elbow injuries, high school athletes who had elbow dislocations experienced longer removal from play and were more likely to…
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Orthopaedists express concern about 7-day full coverage mandate in United Kingdom

Orthopaedics Today Europe, February 2016
The National Health Service in the United Kingdom is working toward true 7-day general practice coverage by 2020 to improve outcomes for emergency and urgent care…
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No difference in IKDC scores seen between single- vs double-bundle ACL reconstruction at 2 years

February 5, 2016
Researchers of this randomized controlled trial of patients who underwent either anatomic single- or double-bundle ACL reconstruction using hamstring tendon showed no…

Stryker announces definitive agreement to acquire Sage Products

February 5, 2016
Stryker recently announced a definitive agreement to acquire Sage Products LLC from Madison Dearborn Partners in an all cash transaction for $2.775 billion, according to…
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Comparing Entry Points for Antegrade Nailing of Femoral Shaft Fractures

Orthopedics, January 2016, Volume 39 Issue 1
The optimal entry point for antegrade intramedullary nailing of femoral shaft fractures remains controversial. The…
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Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty: Overstepping the Cornerstones of Traditional Pain Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Orthopedic procedures are associated with varying degrees of postsurgical pain that represent a challenge for…
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VIDEO: Better outcomes with preoperative optimization

January 14, 2016
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