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VIDEO: A look at surgical vs non-surgical management of elbow arthritis in young athletes

May 3, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Mandeep Virk, MD, spoke about both surgical and non-surgical techniques to treat young athletes with elbow arthritis. Non-surgical management includes rest, activity modification, anti-inflammatory medications, therapy and intraarticular injections. If this fails, either elbow arthroscopy or debridement is needed.

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Patients with longer vertebral augmentation procedures have poorer postoperative quality of life, study finds

May 3, 2016
CHICAGO — Among pain-related and depression-related quality of life measures, longer operative time, younger age and increased time from fracture to surgery were…
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Study: Postoperative infection after ACDF is low

May 3, 2016
CHICAGO — The incidence of postoperative infection after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion is low, according to data presented here at the American…
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Speaker: Less invasive approaches for lumbar fusion may be possible for select patients

May 3, 2016
CHICAGO — Endoscopic fusion under conscious sedation may be an alternative to traditional lumbar spine fusion for select patients, according to data presented at…
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Delayed union, 12% failure rate seen after surgery of femur fractures linked with bisphosphonate use

May 3, 2016
Results from this study showed a 12% rate of failure and delayed union among patients with bisphosphonate-related femur fractures treated with surgery. Researchers…
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Discoid Meniscus Associated With Achondroplasia

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, May 2, 2016
Achondroplasia is the most common skeletal dysplasia. This form of dwarfism is caused by a point mutation in the…
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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: No correlation seen between postoperative alpha angles and 5-year outcomes following hip arthroscopy

April 22, 2016
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