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VIDEO Speaker discusses radiation exposure in pediatric orthopedic patients

April 6, 2017

SAN DIEGO —  Ayesha Rahman, MD, spoke about radiation exposure in pediatric orthopedic patients. She said pediatric orthopedic patients are highly susceptible to adverse effects from exposure to radiation. Rahman said orthopedic surgeons need to understand the radiation exposure dosage, understand the actual dosages of radiation correlated with the types of studies ordered, identify high-risk patients in the pediatric population and understand which studies are best suited for an individual patient.

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Medial meniscal root tears: Fix it or leave it alone

Orthopedics Today, March 2017
Matthew H. Blake, MD; Darren L. Johnson, MD; Jorge Chahla, MD; Andrew G. Geeslin, MD; Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD
Medial and lateral menisci are crescent-shaped fibrocartilage structures that provide joint congruity, stabilization and lubrication and act as “shock…
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Study: Standard MRI unreliable for noting anterolateral ligament tears in knees with ACL deficiency

December 3, 2016
Results from this study indicated standard 1.5-tesla MRI was not reliable for the identification of anterolateral ligament tears in knees with ACL tears. To determine…
From OT Europe

‘Hip-Sachs’ impaction lesions seen in 23% of patients with acetabular fractures

Orthopaedics Today Europe, November 2016
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — CT scans had a 100% detection rate for “Hip-Sachs” lesions — a wedge-shaped depressed fracture of the femoral head…
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Characterization of Rotator Cuff Tears: Ultrasound Versus Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Orthopedics, January/February 2017, Volume 40 Issue 1
Ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are both capable of diagnosing full-thickness rotator cuff tears…
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Bundled Payments in Orthopedic Surgery: February 2015

Bundled payments, the idea of paying a single price for a bundle of goods and services, is a financial concept familiar…
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Poor Utility of Gonadal Shielding for Pediatric Pelvic Radiographs

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, April 24, 2017
Plain pelvic radiographs are commonly used for a variety of pediatric orthopedic disorders. Lead shielding is typically placed over the gonads to…

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Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Predict Quadrupled Semitendinosus Graft Diameter in All-Inside Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, April 24, 2017
This study was conducted to evaluate whether preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) measurements of the cross-sectional area and length of the…

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VIDEO Speaker discusses radiation exposure in pediatric orthopedic patients

April 6, 2017
SAN DIEGO —  Ayesha Rahman, MD, spoke about radiation exposure in pediatric orthopedic patients. She said pediatric orthopedic patients…

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A Novel Screening Technique for Ulnar-Sided Carpometacarpal Dislocations

Orthopedics, March/April 2017, Volume 40 Issue 2
Diagnosing ulnar-sided carpometacarpal joint dislocation is difficult, and more than half of injuries are missed on initial examination. The authors…

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Medial meniscal root tears: Fix it or leave it alone

Orthopedics Today, March 2017
Matthew H. Blake, MD; Darren L. Johnson, MD; Jorge Chahla, MD; Andrew G. Geeslin, MD; Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD
Medial and lateral menisci are crescent-shaped fibrocartilage structures that provide joint congruity, stabilization and lubrication and act as…

Feature Article

Radiologic and Clinical Features of Misdiagnosed Idiopathic Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head

Orthopedics, January/February 2017, Volume 40 Issue 1
Idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) can be correctly diagnosed in accordance with the established criteria. However, some general…

Feature Article

Characterization of Rotator Cuff Tears: Ultrasound Versus Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Orthopedics, January/February 2017, Volume 40 Issue 1
Ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are both capable of diagnosing full-thickness rotator cuff tears. However, it is unknown which…

In the Journals

Study: Standard MRI unreliable for noting anterolateral ligament tears in knees with ACL deficiency

December 3, 2016
Results from this study indicated standard 1.5-tesla MRI was not reliable for the identification of anterolateral ligament tears in knees with ACL…

From OT Europe

‘Hip-Sachs’ impaction lesions seen in 23% of patients with acetabular fractures

Orthopaedics Today Europe, November 2016
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — CT scans had a 100% detection rate for “Hip-Sachs” lesions — a wedge-shaped depressed fracture of…

In the Journals

Low MRI signal in knee fat pad may suggest knee cartilage defects

October 20, 2016
A low-intensity MRI signal in the infrapatellar fat pad was associated with an increased risk of knee cartilage defects, according to study findings…

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