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TBI characterization and classification need change for improved treatment

January 23, 2015

Researchers have announced a study to analyze 5,400 patients presenting within 24 hours of a clinical traumatic brain injury diagnosis in an attempt to personalize treatment and improve outcomes.

Investigators will conduct a multicenter, longitudinal, prospective, observational study to improve characterization and classification of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to identify best clinical care.

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All-inside ACL demonstrates safety in skeletally immature athletes

January 22, 2015
For skeletally immature athletes, use of an all-inside ACL reconstruction technique demonstrated safety at short-term follow-up, according to study results.Researchers…
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Andrews talks treatment of young athletes with in-season shoulder dislocations

January 20, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, James R. Andrews, MD, spoke about the treatment of young athletes who have in-season shoulder dislocations. He…
Biologics as the next step in future of rotator cuff surgery Meeting News Coverage

Biologics as the next step in future of rotator cuff surgery

January 20, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — For the repair of rotator cuff tears, healing matters; however, the use of biologics and patches has unanswered questions, according to a speaker…
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Lateral Process Talus Fracture in a Kayaking Injury

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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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Pediatric orthopedic surgeon discusses current trends in managing ACL injuries in young athletes

November 6, 2014
DEAL, N.J. — Daniel W. Green, MD, reviews what orthopedic surgeons should focus on when treating a young patient…
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Achilles ruptures, nonoperative treatment increasing in Sweden

December 3, 2014
Despite the overall number of Achilles tendon ruptures increasing in Sweden, recently published data show more patients are being treated…
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PRP injection may aid in rehabilitation of hamstring injury

December 2, 2014
Recently published data indicated a program of rehabilitation and platelet-rich plasma therapy may be more beneficial in patients with an acute…
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Combined morphometric features of ACL and femoral notch influenced risk of ACL injury

November 24, 2014
Study results showed the risk of suffering a noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injury was influenced by a combination of morphometric features of…
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Graft type, postoperative knee laxity can help predict graft survival after ACL

November 18, 2014
Among children and adolescents undergoing primary, transphyseal ACL reconstruction, graft type and postoperative knee laxity significantly predicted…

Poll shows parents find certain concussion education more helpful than others

November 18, 2014
Parents who saw a video or presentation on concussions, concussion symptoms and how to notice a concussion in children were more confident about…
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Hamstring autograft may have higher risk of revision in ACL repair

November 17, 2014
Despite being the method of choice for ACL repair in Scandinavia, hamstring autografts were found to have a significantly higher risk of revision…
Most athletes with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis return to same level of sport after surgery Meeting News Coverage

Most athletes with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis return to same level of sport after surgery

November 14, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — The majority of athletes with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis return to preoperative levels of athletic activity after surgery…

UPMC launches initiative to educate public on available concussion treatments

November 12, 2014
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Medicine Concussion Program has launched a new initiative to raise awareness about scientifically…
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Pediatric orthopedic surgeon discusses current trends in managing ACL injuries in young athletes

November 6, 2014
DEAL, N.J. — Daniel W. Green, MD, reviews what orthopedic surgeons should focus on when treating a young patient with a torn ACL during…

Seven important stories to read regarding Bankart lesions

November 6, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted seven important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding Bankart lesions.  
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