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Findings support efficacy of ACL Injury Risk Estimation Quiz

September 4, 2015

The ACL Injury Risk Estimation Quiz is an efficient approach for evaluating individual differences for estimating ACL injury risk factors, according to study results.

“The results provide evidence that some individuals have the ability to visually estimate ACL injury risk factors more accurately than other instrument-based ACL risk estimation methods (i.e., ACL nomogram),” the researchers wrote. “The [ACL Injury Risk Estimation Quiz] ACL-IQ provides the foundation for assessing the efficacy of observational ACL injury risk factor assessment (i.e., Does simple skilled visual inspection reduce ACL injuries?).”

New ACA rule aims to protect patients from sex, disability discrimination

September 4, 2015
The HHS has announced a proposed rule to modify discrimination provisions of the Affordable Care Act, which would help provide equal access to health care and coverage…
BLOG: Identify anatomical abnormalities of anterior knee pain to simplify surgical decision-making Blog

BLOG: Identify anatomical abnormalities of anterior knee pain to simplify surgical decision-making

September 4, 2015
Anterior knee pain remains a challenging condition for patients as well as orthopedic surgeons. Nonoperative treatment remains the mainstay of treatment and positive…
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Charité III lumbar disc replacement found safe, effective long-term

September 4, 2015
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — When the indications are strictly followed, the Charité III disc replacement procedure can provide satisfactory clinical and…
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Number of cages used in spinal deformity surgery associated with clinical benefits

September 4, 2015
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The number of cages used during an adult spinal deformity surgery is significantly associated with a patient’s clinical improvement and…
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Ultrasound for Infants at Risk for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

Orthopedics, August 2015, Volume 38 Issue 8
The best screening method for developmental dysplasia of the hip is controversial. Ultrasonography is sensitive, but…
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Hip Resurfacing Implants: August 2015

Hip Resurfacing Implants: August 2015

Hip resurfacing offers a suitable solution for young patients affected by hip disease who have high function demands…
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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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