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Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair effective in treatment of elderly patients

April 26, 2015

LOS ANGELES — Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair was a highly effective treatment in patients older than 70 years, according to results of a study presented at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting.

“Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair was highly effective at reducing pain and improving function and returning patients to sport in this high demand elderly group of patients over 70 years of age,” Sanjeev Bhatia, MD, said, here.

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Symptomatic FAI favorably treated with arthroscopy

April 25, 2015
LOS ANGELES — Symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement developed in adolescents through athletic activities can be treated favorably with arthroscopy, according to…
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High reliability between low-field, high-field MRI seen for features of lumbar disc degeneration

April 24, 2015
Researchers found excellent reliability between low-field and high-field MRI for disc herniation type and severity, central canal and lateral recess stenosis, and…
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No significant association likely between preoperative antibiotics and deep, superficial infection

April 24, 2015
LOS ANGELES — No statistically significant association was found between preoperative antibiotic use and either deep or superficial infection after knee…
Tenodesis improves ASES scores in younger patients with rotator cuff tears larger than 4 cm Meeting News Coverage

Tenodesis improves ASES scores in younger patients with rotator cuff tears larger than 4 cm

April 24, 2015
LOS ANGELES — Compared with tenotomy, tenodesis had nearly double the improvement in ASES score among younger patients with larger rotator cuff tears, according to…
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Ceramic-on-Ceramic Versus Ceramic-on-Polyethylene Bearing Surfaces in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Orthopedics, April 2015, Volume 38 Issue 4
The choice between ceramic-on-ceramic (COC) and ceramic-on-polyethylene (COP) in primary total hip arthroplasty (THA)…
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Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty: April 2015

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty: April 2015

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty
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VIDEO: Examining rapid recovery protocol in TKA

VIDEO: Examining rapid recovery protocol in TKA

April 21, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Erik P. Severson, MD, provides a video perspective on rapid recovery protocol following total knee…
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