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Combined morphometric features of ACL and femoral notch influenced risk of ACL injury

November 24, 2014

Study results showed the risk of suffering a noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injury was influenced by a combination of morphometric features of both the anterior cruciate ligament and the femoral notch.

Researchers obtained MRI scans of the bilateral knees from 88 case-control pairs matched for age, sex and participation on the same sports team. All patients had suffered a grade-III, first-time, noncontact ACL tear.

Study data show reduction in pain after inpatient surgery during past 10 years

November 24, 2014
Since 2003, pain rates in patients who underwent inpatient surgery have been greatly reduced, according to research presented at the American Society of…
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More correction can lead to additional proximal junctional kyphosis

November 24, 2014
The causes of proximal junctional kyphosis need to be evaluated to minimize or treat the disorder in patients, according to a speaker at the Congress of Neurological…

Globus Medical acquires Transplant Technologies of Texas

November 23, 2014
Globus Medical announced recently that it has acquired Transplant Technologies of Texas.Under the acquisition, Globus plans to maintain Transplant Technologies of…

Levolta granted patent for osteoarthritis treatment

November 22, 2014
Levolta Pharmaceuticals announced recently that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for the company’s osteoarthritis therapy, VOLT01.The novel…
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The Masquelet Procedure Gone Awry

Orthopedics, November 2014, Volume 37 Issue 11
The Masquelet technique was first performed in 1986. It is a 2-stage procedure for healing of substantial bone defects…
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Prather speaks on development of registry, her goals for presidency

November 19, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO – Heidi Prather, DO, the incoming president of the North American Spine Society, spoke about the…
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