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Older age, lesion status cited among predictors of poor results after medial meniscus posterior root repair

Older age, lesion status cited among predictors of poor results after medial meniscus posterior root repair
May 5, 2016

BARCELONA — In a retrospective study of 40 patients with more than 5 years of follow-up after repair of medial meniscus posterior pullout tears, researchers found modified Outerbridge grade 3 or grade 4 chondral lesion classification, varus alignment and older patient age as factors that may help predict poor outcomes of repair.

Jeong Ku Ha, MD, of Inje University in South Korea, presented the findings at the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy Congress, here.

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Lecturer discusses how far ACL research has come, how much is unknown

May 5, 2016
BARCELONA, Spain — More knowledge of the ACL is needed to fully understand the factors related to nonoperative healing of the ligament, the role of timing of the…
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Early trial results show it may be possible to treat cartilage defects with MSCs

May 5, 2016
BARCELONA, Spain — At the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy Congress, investigators from Belarus reported their first…
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Bundled payment initiatives cited as emerging payment model in spine care

May 5, 2016
Investigators of this study found payment models different from the traditional fee-for-service reimbursement were on the rise in spine care and noted that centers…
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Prospective study showed TKA not detrimental to patient participation in sports

May 4, 2016
BARCELONA, Spain — Results of a study presented at European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy Congress, here, showed patients who…
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Fibular Allograft and Demineralized Bone Matrix for the Treatment of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

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Online Advanced Release, May 2, 2016
Previous studies documented the use of fibular allograft in the treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE)…
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Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015

Intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) has been identified to be effective in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but the effect…
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European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy Congress

European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy Congress

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VIDEO: Jaquith cites predictors of patella instability in children, adolescents

April 21, 2016
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