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Acetabular anterior overcoverage, retroversion in the anterosuperior acetabulum not more common in women

September 1, 2015

Recently published data indicated that although women had a greater mean global and focal acetabular anteversion compared with men, the prevalence of focal cephalad retroversion in the 1 o’clock position was not significantly different between men and women.

Researchers retrospectively reviewed CT scans for acetabula morphologic features in 878 patients who had a mean age of 42.6 years and were without pelvis injuries. Records obtained from patient medical records included age, gender, ethnicity and BMI. Using an automated algorithm, researchers identified the acetabular rim, the pelvis’s frontal plane was normalized and version and coverage were calculated.


BLOG: Give a ‘shout out’ to our military orthopedic surgeons

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Active surveillance significantly reduces SSI rates after neurosurgery

September 1, 2015
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Pfizer continues study of Staphylococcus aureus vaccine for elective spinal fusion surgery

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Thin-Walled Cross-Linked Acetabular Liners Need Not Exhibit Reduced Locking Strength

Orthopedics, August 2015, Volume 38 Issue 8
Use of larger diameter femoral heads has emerged as a promising strategy to reduce the risk of dislocation after total…
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Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty

Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty: Overstepping the Cornerstones of Traditional Pain Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Orthopedic procedures are associated with varying degrees of postsurgical pain that represent a challenge for…
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VIDEO: Better function, less complications observed after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair vs open techniques

VIDEO: Better function, less complications observed after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair vs open techniques

August 19, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Andrew R. Hsu, MD
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