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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 graft survival, according to study results.

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 managing a concussion in…
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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 than patellar tendon…
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, although they tend…
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MRI model effectively determines capitellar osteochondritis dissecans lesion characteristics

September 3, 2014
An MRI staging model utilized in a recent study was able to effectively estimate classification and instability of capitellar osteochondritis…

FDA: No dietary supplement can treat concussion symptoms

September 3, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is monitoring the marketplace and taking action against products that claim to be able to treat, cure or manage…
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Osteochondritis dissecans prevalent among adolescent baseball players with certain risk factors

September 2, 2014
Osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral capitellum occurred among adolescent baseball players who began playing at earlier ages, had played for…
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Divergent trends seen in meniscal and cartilage injuries between primary and revision ACL repair

August 27, 2014
In a community-based sample, the prevalence of articular cartilage injury increased between primary and revision ACL repair, whereas the prevalence…
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Female athletes at highest risk for first-time noncontact ACL tear

August 26, 2014
Although multiple factors influence first-time noncontact ACL injuries, female athletes are most at risk to sustain them, according to recently…

The top ten items to read regarding concussions

August 25, 2014
Spine Surgery Today has highlighted 10 important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding concussions.
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All-inside meniscal repair effective as isolated, concurrent ACL reconstruction procedure

August 22, 2014
Primary second-generation all-inside meniscal repair was shown to be effective both as an isolated procedure and when performed with concurrent ACL…

The top ten items to read regarding pediatric and adolescent sports medicine

August 21, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted ten important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding sports medicine issues in younger patients. 
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Post-concussion assessment test shows reliability at multiple time points

August 21, 2014
A computerized neurocognitive assessment provided a reliable post-concussion test battery at 45 and 50 days after baseline assessment, according to…
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Study: Ultrashort echo-time MRI helps to find changes in deep tissue health

August 20, 2014
Recently published data found that ultrashort echo-time MRI has the ability to better diagnose changes in cartilage deep tissue health, which could…
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