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High rate of return to running found after hip arthroscopy for FAI

March 28, 2017

SAN DIEGO — According to a study presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 96% of recreational runners and competitive runners returned to sport 9 months after hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement.

“Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive and effective treatment for [femoroacetabular impingement] FAI in runners,” David M. Levy, MD, lead author of the study and orthopedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, said in a press release from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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Bioventus selects Medservice to distribute Durolane in Russia

Orthopaedics Today Europe, March 2017
Bioventus announced it has selected Medservice to distribute Durolane in Russia. According to a company press release, Durolane is a single-injection joint fluid based…

Image guidance system for spine surgery from 7D Surgical receives FDA and Canadian clearances

March 27, 2017
7D Surgical announced it has received FDA 501(k) clearance and a medical device license from Health Canada for its Machine-vision Image Guided Surgery system for spine…
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VIDEO: McIntyre discusses employee contracts for orthopedic surgeons

March 27, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Louis F. McIntyre, MD, discussed the following seven components of employee contracts…
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High cholesterol levels, no statins linked with increased failure rate after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

March 27, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Patients with moderate or high cholesterol levels and who were not prescribed statins had a greater risk for failure after arthroscopic rotator cuff…
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Risk Factors for Intraoperative Proximal Femoral Fracture During Primary Cementless THA

Orthopedics, March/April 2017, Volume 40 Issue 2
Intraoperative proximal femoral fracture, one of the most common complications of total hip arthroplasty (THA), occurs…
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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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VIDEO: Konda discusses novel risk, cost prediction tool used after orthopedic trauma

March 16, 2017
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