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On-site treatments appear effective for athletes with exertional heat stroke

April 30, 2015

According to recently published data, athletes treated on-site during foot races for exertional heat stroke generally responded well to cold-water immersion and other treatments.

Researchers evaluated race-day medical data of 32 patients who required medical care due to exertional heat stroke during participation in a half-marathon between 2005 and 2012. Treatments administered and patient outcomes were the primary metrics of study and were compared between patients treated on-site and those treated at local hospitals.

High isokinetic-strength, functional testing score may lead to higher knee strength, activity level Meeting News Coverage

High isokinetic-strength, functional testing score may lead to higher knee strength, activity level

April 24, 2015
LOS ANGELES — Patients who had an excellent performance on isokinetic-strength and functional testing 6 months after ACL reconstruction exhibited superior knee…
In the Journals

Early intervention for proximal hamstring avulsion associated with good clinical outcomes

April 23, 2015
Although early intervention of proximal hamstring avulsions was associated with good clinical outcomes and a quicker return to sport, a delayed diagnosis can lead to…
Infusion of bupivacaine with epinephrine associated with development of knee chondrolysis In the Journals

Infusion of bupivacaine with epinephrine associated with development of knee chondrolysis

April 20, 2015
Patients who received intra-articular infusion of bupivacaine with epinephrine postoperatively after arthroscopic ACL reconstruction were at risk for developing knee…
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Isolated Osteochondral Fracture of the Patella Without Patellar Dislocation

Orthopedics, January 2011, Volume 34 Issue 1
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Pediatric Annals December 2014

Sports Medicine: December 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The past two decades have witnessed an amazing increase in the participation in competitive sports by children of all…
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VIDEO: Examining the role of stem cells in rotator cuff repair

April 1, 2015
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Philippe Hernigou, MD, PhD
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Elbow muscle strength plays key role in injury risk, prevention

April 9, 2015
The elbow muscle strength of baseball pitchers could play a bigger role in injury risk and prevention than previously thought, according to…
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VIDEO: Examining the role of stem cells in rotator cuff repair

April 1, 2015
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Philippe Hernigou, MD, PhD, discusses his study on the role stem…
In the Journals

Return to play after TSA linked to sports participation in 5-year preoperative period

March 31, 2015
Return to play in patients who underwent total shoulder arthroplasty was found to be associated with the level of sports participation in the 5-year…
Caregivers frequently unaware of safety guidelines for young baseball pitchers Meeting News Coverage

Caregivers frequently unaware of safety guidelines for young baseball pitchers

March 27, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Results of a survey presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting indicated caregivers were frequently…
Meeting News Coverage

ACL reconstructed knees likely have higher risk for subsequent meniscal surgery vs contralateral knee

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A retrospective study of 3,425 patients who underwent primary ACL reconstruction and had no meniscal pathology at the time of…
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Long-term study finds 15% survivorship of meniscal allograft transplantation at 24 years

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A retrospective study of 313 patients with 329 meniscal allograft transplantations performed at Ghent University Hospital in…
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Smokers showed worse function, pain scores than non-smokers after rotator cuff tear

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Compared with non-smokers, patients who sustain rotator cuff tears and smoke have clinically worse function and pain scores…
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Speaker: Adopt practices that avoid knee stiffness, patellar fracture in young athletes with patellar instability

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Orthopedists who decide to surgically manage pediatric athletes with patellar instability, and lateral patellar subluxation in…
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Level of play may decline among professional baseball pitchers after revision UCL reconstruction

March 25, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Compared with professional baseball pitchers who underwent primary UCL reconstruction, research presented here indicates…
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Height, pitching velocity of adolescent baseball pitchers likely indicative of shoulder and elbow injuries

March 25, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Adolescent baseball pitchers who are taller, throw harder and pitch for multiple teams are more likely to have a history of…
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