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8 important items from AOFAS

July 31, 2015

Orthopedics Today features eight stories of importance to emerge from the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting

VIDEO: Efficacy of a synthetic cartilage implant to first metatarsophalangeal arthrodesis in advanced hallux rigidus

Surgical intervention for athletes with Lisfranc injuries likely allows for return to sport Meeting News Coverage

Surgical intervention for athletes with Lisfranc injuries likely allows for return to sport

July 29, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — According to study findings presented here, athletes who require surgical intervention for the treatment of Lisfranc injuries are typically…
Young, active patients likely return to active duty sooner after surgery for Achilles tendon ruptures Meeting News Coverage

Young, active patients likely return to active duty sooner after surgery for Achilles tendon ruptures

July 20, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Patients who are operatively treated for Achilles tendon ruptures returned to active duty quicker, however, there were no differences in…
Meeting News Coverage

Promising results found with arthroscopic surgery for multidirectional shoulder instability

July 19, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Results of early outcomes presented here support the use of arthroscopic treatment for patients with multidirectional glenohumeral…
CME Article CME

Diagnosis and Treatment of Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury

Psychiatric Annals, October 2012, Volume 42 Issue 10
CME Educational Objectives1. Understand the history of traumatic brain injury in sport.2. Learn proposed etiologic…
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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: Fu on the future of ACL surgery

VIDEO: Fu on the future of ACL surgery

June 22, 2015
LYON, France — At the International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine…
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Pre-college surgery, type of sport are indicators for orthopedic surgery in NCAA athletes

July 14, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Research presented here indicated NCAA athletes who underwent lower extremity surgery prior to college were at a higher risk of…
Meeting News Coverage

Rate of return to sport high by 1 year after all-epiphyseal ACL reconstruction in children

July 13, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Skeletally immature patients with 3 years to 6 years of remaining growth who underwent all-inside, all-epiphyseal ACL…
Meeting News Coverage

Low retear rate found with absorbable biologic scaffold-reinforced rotator cuff repair

July 13, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Among patients who underwent arthroscopic rotator cuff repair reinforced with an absorbable biologic scaffold for treatment of…
Meeting News Coverage

Hyperextension may not impact retear rate after ACL reconstruction

July 12, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — There was no significant differences in stability and 5-year graft re-tear or failure rates between patients with equal to or…
Meeting News Coverage

Study identifies reoperation rate, characteristics of meniscal tears left during ACL reconstruction

July 11, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Award-winning research using data from the MOON study indicates most meniscal tears left in situ at the time of ACL…
Research highlights role of revision arthroscopic stabilization with caveats for indications Meeting News Coverage

Research highlights role of revision arthroscopic stabilization with caveats for indications

July 11, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Although a retrospective review of prospectively collected data for 91 shoulders undergoing revision anterior shoulder…
Study highlights influence of information on surgeon practices to decrease ACL retears Meeting News Coverage

Study highlights influence of information on surgeon practices to decrease ACL retears

July 10, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Research presented here indicated surgeons changed their practice patterns based on information about risk factors for retear…
Comparable in vivo graft motion after ACL reconstruction found with BTB vs hamstring autograft Meeting News Coverage

Comparable in vivo graft motion after ACL reconstruction found with BTB vs hamstring autograft

July 10, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a study analyzing in vivo human ACL graft motion during activities of daily living, researchers found no significant…
Study notes stable postoperative pain scores, indications for trochleoplasty Meeting News Coverage

Study notes stable postoperative pain scores, indications for trochleoplasty

July 10, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Results from a prospective study of patients who underwent a patella-stabilizing procedure that included trochleoplasty for the…
In the Journals

Decreases in meniscal thickness after partial meniscectomy demonstrate no additional adverse effects

July 8, 2015
Compared with conventional partial meniscectomy preserving whole meniscal thickness, no additional adverse effects were found with decreases in…
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