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Patients with workers' compensation have inferior outcomes after hip arthroscopy

March 2, 2015

Patients with worker’s compensation claims had inferior functional outcomes after hip arthroscopy compared with a non-workers’ compensation group, according to study findings.

Over a 2-year period, researchers compared the outcomes of 26 patients with workers’ compensation claims who underwent hip arthroscopy with those of 30 patients who did not have a workers’ compensation claim. All of the patients had at least 6 months’ worth of follow-up data available.

Blue Belt issued CE mark for TKA offering

March 1, 2015
Blue Belt Technologies recently announced it has received CE mark for its Stride Unicondylar Knee System.Indicated for use alongside the company’s proprietary…

Stryker opens regional European HQ in Amsterdam

February 28, 2015
Stryker recently announced the grand opening of its European Regional Headquarters in Amsterdam.“The opening of the European Regional Headquarters is an exciting…

Globus Medical to acquire Branch Medical Group

February 27, 2015
Globus Medical recently announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Branch Medical Group.According to a company press release, Globus will pay $52.9 million in…
In the Journals

Reconstruction for pelvic tumors achieves satisfactory survival, increases complication rates

February 27, 2015
Newer reconstruction techniques enabled surgeons to achieve local control and satisfactory long-term survival in patients with pelvic tumors, but the resulting…
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Giving Thanks to Our Manuscript Reviewers and Editorial Board

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, January/February 2015, Volume 7 Issue 1
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No Decreased Infection Rate When Using Antibiotic Impregnated Cement in Primary TJA

No Decreased Infection Rate When Using Antibiotic Impregnated Cement in Primary TJA

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There has been much debate and controversy about the routine use of antibiotic-impregnated bone cement in…
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Sperling offers insights on RSA

February 13, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — John W. Sperling, MD, offers several "pearls" for orthopedic surgeons regarding reverse shoulder…
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