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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 unaware of safety guidelines recommended for young baseball pitchers.

“A majority of those reported compliance with pitch count as well as time off [requirements]; however, many of the other aspects of safe pitching guidelines were not followed,” Anthony Waligora, MD, said during his presentation.

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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 surgery and a normal…
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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 Belgium showed overall…
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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, according to data…
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Evaluation of Shoulder Injuries in the Youth Athlete

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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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A discussion on the pitfalls of microfracture surgery

February 5, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, Jack M. Bert, MD, talks about microfracture surgery and how it…
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Deviations in muscle activity alter lower-limb control after ACL injuries

March 17, 2015
Patients with ACL injuries had specific alterations in the sensorimotor control of lower limbs as indicated by deviations in muscular activity…
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Significant isokinetic deficits found with femoral nerve block use after ACL reconstruction

March 17, 2015
After ACL reconstruction, pediatric and adolescent patients treated with femoral nerve block for postoperative analgesia experienced significant…
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VIDEO: Sgaglione discusses repairing meniscal tears

March 13, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD, discusses whether orthopedic surgeons should be repairing all meniscal tears they are presented…
Risk of secondary meniscal, chondral injuries increases with delayed ACL reconstruction In the Journals

Risk of secondary meniscal, chondral injuries increases with delayed ACL reconstruction

March 13, 2015
In pediatric patients, delayed ACL reconstruction increased the risks of secondary meniscal and chondral injuries, according to study…
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Plain radiographs can reliably classify features of osteochondritis dissecans in the knee

March 12, 2015
Recently published data indicated plain radiographs helped reliably classify a number of diagnostic features of femoral condyle osteochondritis…
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Panel discusses elbow UCL injury in throwing athletes

Orthopedics Today, March 2015
It is a privilege to serve as moderator for this Orthopedics TodayRound Table discussion on elbow ulnar collateral ligament injuries. During the…
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Graft extrusion greater after medial vs. lateral MAT, unrelated to early clinical outcomes

March 11, 2015
Recently published data indicated the amount and occurrences of graft extrusion were greater after medial meniscus allograft transplantation compared…
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Transphyseal ACL reconstruction can offer positive long-term outcomes in pediatric patients

March 10, 2015
Recently published data indicated transphyseal ACL reconstruction offered a safe option that provided positive outcomes at long-term follow-up in…
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Study: MRI preferred to confirm exam-based diagnosis of meniscal tear

February 25, 2015
Recently published data indicated the preferred and most cost-effective usage of MRI in the diagnosis of meniscal tears was as confirmation of a…

Study of former NFL players links concussive brain damage to memory deficits

February 25, 2015
Using a battery of imaging and cognitive tests, Johns Hopkins specialists have gathered evidence of accumulated brain damage that may be linked to…
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