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Higher injury severity scores yielded worse outcomes for anterior-posterior compression injuries

February 28, 2017

Patients with anterior-posterior compression injuries and higher injury severity scores experienced worse outcomes and more pain, according to results.

Researchers used validated EuroQol five dimensions (EQ-5D), EuroQol health index, VAS pain score, Majeed pelvic scores and change in work status to evaluate 54 patients with operatively treated anterior-posterior compression type 2 and type 3 injuries. Researchers reviewed final anterior-posterior radiographs for implant failure and displacement, and documented revision surgery based on implant status and displacement at final follow-up

SpineGuard receives US patent for bone quality measurement application of its DGS platform

February 27, 2017
SpineGuard announced it has been granted a U.S. patent for the application of its dynamic surgical guidance technology to also be used for bone quality measurement…
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VIDEO: Presenter says orthopedic surgeons should consider mobile-bearing TKA

February 27, 2017
LAHAINA, Hawaii —  Douglas A. Dennis, MD discussed why orthopedic surgeons should consider mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasty (TKA).
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VIDEO: Dennis discusses the effect of tourniquet use on recovery after TKA

February 27, 2017
LAHAINA, Hawaii —  At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2017, Douglas A. Dennis, MD, discussed the effect of tourniquet use on patients’ recovery of lower…
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Liposomal bupivacaine provided pain relief similar to interscalene nerve block for shoulder arthroplasty

February 27, 2017
Patients who underwent shoulder arthroplasty and received liposomal bupivacaine experienced overall pain relief similar to that of patients who received interscalene…
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Functional Outcomes Following Surgical Management of Femoral Neck Stress Fractures

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Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction: Overview of Evaluation and Management. June 2015

The posterior tibialis is a muscle in the deep posterior compartment of the calf that plays several key roles in the…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses risk factors associated with VTE

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