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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 require surgical treatment, according to results.

Researchers analyzed sports-related injury data for the 2005 to 2006 through 2013 to 2014 academic years from 810 high schools that participated in the National High School Sports-Related Injury Surveillance Study. Of 1,246 elbow injuries, 115 (9.2%) were elbow dislocations and athletic trainers reported 30,415,179 athlete exposures.

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Orthopaedists express concern about 7-day full coverage mandate in United Kingdom

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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

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Stryker announces definitive agreement to acquire Sage Products

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A look at novel and indirect techniques of bone cement augmentation in the spine

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An indirect technique of bone cement augmentation via the disc space for percutaneous screw fixation in elderly patients with severe osteoporosis may be a safe and easy…
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Distal Locking Screws for Intramedullary Nailing of Tibial Fractures

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Online Advanced Release, February 3, 2016
Recently introduced tibial intramedullary nails allow a number of distal screws to be used to reduce the incidence of…
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Unipolar Versus Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures in Elderly Patients: November 2015

Hip replacement using hemiarthroplasty (HA) is a common surgical procedure in elderly patients with femoral neck…
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