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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…
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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…
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Evaluation of Shoulder Injuries in the Youth Athlete

Pediatric Annals, June 2012, Volume 41 Issue 6
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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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BLOG: Time is right to make a major impact on the prevention of youth sports injuries

June 30, 2015
My first Healio.com/Orthopedics blog is to introduce and describe the STOP Sports Injuries program. Under the direction and leadership of the…
VIDEO: Fu on the future of ACL surgery Meeting News CoverageVideo

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 Biennial Congress, Freddie H. Fu, MD
Meeting News Coverage

Clinical and radiographic assessments improved with MPFL reconstruction

June 17, 2015
LYON, France — In patients with recurrent patellar dislocation, medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction improved objective clinical and…
Meeting News Coverage

Arthroscopic superior capsule reconstruction restores superior glenohumeral stability and function

June 17, 2015
LYON, France — Superior glenohumeral stability and function of the shoulder joint was restored with arthroscopic superior capsule…
In the Journals

Neuroimaging often normal after sports concussions in children

June 17, 2015
Neuroimaging performed on patients who have suffered sports-related concussions were unlikely to yield abnormal test results, according to a recent…
Meeting News Coverage

Delayed ACL reconstruction linked to negative impact on activities of daily living in young patients

June 15, 2015
LYON, France — In a retrospective cohort study of adolescent patients who underwent ACL reconstruction, findings linked surgical delay with…
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Further ACL injury more common in contralateral ACL after initial reconstruction

June 15, 2015
LYON, France — After ACL reconstruction, further ACL injury rates were high, and injury occurred more commonly in the contralateral ACL than…
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Splint-based treatment may yield high restoration rate for ACL

June 15, 2015
LYON, France — A splint-based conservative treatment yielded the same high rate of anatomical and functional restoration of the ACL as seen in…
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MRI alone unreliable for diagnosis of anterolateral ligament injuries

June 12, 2015
LYON, France — Results of a prospective case-control study presented here indicated MRI scans alone should not be used to preoperatively…
Meeting News Coverage

Time-only guidelines for return to sport inappropriate in adolescents after ACL reconstruction

June 12, 2015
LYON, France — Findings of a study presented at the International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine…
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