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Isolated hip joint pathology a common cause of chronic hip and groin pain

August 28, 2015

Based on this retrospective review, hip joint pathology is the most common clinical entity related to chronic hip and groin pain and, frequently, it relates to femoroacetabular impingement, labral tears and osteoarthritis.

Researchers reviewed clinical records of all hip and groin injuries seen between January 2006 and December 2011 and retrieved full medical records for 894 patients. A team of musculoskeletal radiologists performed imaging, and researchers categorized diagnoses according to five clinical entities using contemporary diagnostic nomenclature.

ACL reconstruction with meniscal resection may not impact short-term outcomes In the Journals

ACL reconstruction with meniscal resection may not impact short-term outcomes

August 27, 2015
At 2 years postoperatively, results of this study showed ACL reconstruction with meniscal resection did not contribute to patients’ decreased clinical…
Comparable outcomes found with different labral repair techniques In the Journals

Comparable outcomes found with different labral repair techniques

August 27, 2015
Researchers of this study found similar Hip Outcome Score-activities of daily living subscale scores among patients who underwent primary hip arthroscopy performed with…

10 items to read in pediatric and adolescent sports medicine

August 24, 2015
Orthopedics Today has highlighted ten important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding sports medicine issues in younger patients. 
Review Article

Apophyseal Avulsion Fractures of the Hip and Pelvis

Orthopedics, January 2009, Volume 32 Issue 1
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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: Fulkerson offers highlights from patellofemoral joint session

VIDEO: Fulkerson offers highlights from patellofemoral joint session

July 14, 2015
LYON, France —  John P. Fulkerson, MD, shared several highlights from a session he moderated on the…
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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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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…
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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…
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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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