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Concussion specialists, physical therapists added to University Hospitals

August 3, 2015

To strengthen University Hospitals’ concussion management program, the university recently announced it has added primary care concussion specialists and physical therapists to the program, according to a press release.

According to Christopher Bailey, PhD, director of the University Hospital (UH) Concussion Management Program and assistant professor of neurology at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, the standards of care for concussion are always advancing. The University Hospital Concussion Management Program has developed education training programs for North East Ohio primary care physicians who receive certification from the hospital on the management of concussions.

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

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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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Subjective and Functional Outcomes Following Surgical Repair of Complete Ruptures of the Proximal Hamstring Complex

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Pediatric Annals December 2014

Sports Medicine: December 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

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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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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…
Meeting News Coverage

Graft size not the only factor in determining better ACL reconstruction outcomes

June 11, 2015
LYON, France — Although a higher rupture rate was observed among primary ACL reconstructions that used quadruple hamstring autografts measuring…

Study finds 15% survivorship of meniscal allograft transplantation at 24 years

Orthopedics Today, June 2015
LAS VEGAS — A retrospective study of 313 patients with 329 meniscal allograft transplantations performed at Ghent University Hospital in Belgium…
Perspective

Young age cited as predictor of contralateral ACL reconstruction

Orthopedics Today, June 2015
A 5-year follow-up of patients aged 13 years to 59 years who underwent primary ipsilateral ACL reconstruction revealed patients who were younger than…
Study links smoking with worse subjective treatment outcomes for rotator cuff tears Meeting News Coverage

Study links smoking with worse subjective treatment outcomes for rotator cuff tears

June 8, 2015
LYON, France — Results from a prospective study of patients with symptomatic, full-thickness rotator cuff tears highlighted smoking as an…

Football helmet add-ons may not reduce risk of concussion

June 8, 2015
Football helmet add-ons, including outer soft-shell layers, spray treatments, helmet pads and fiber sheets, may not significantly help lower the risk…

5 stories to keep you updated about UCL reconstruction

May 26, 2015
Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction has become extremely prevalent in sports medicine. Orthopedics Today spotlights five articles that focus on…
Meeting News Coverage

Results equivalent for patients undergoing microfracture and autologous chondrocyte implantation

May 22, 2015
CHICAGO — Patients who underwent microfracture for treatment of a full-thickness cartilage defect in the knee experienced equal clinical and…
Large improvements in Physical Component Summary experienced after ACL reconstruction In the Journals

Large improvements in Physical Component Summary experienced after ACL reconstruction

May 20, 2015
Patients who underwent unilateral ACL reconstruction experienced large improvements in the Physical Component Summary at 2 years postoperatively that…
High risk of capsular restretching found among women and elite athletes In the Journals

High risk of capsular restretching found among women and elite athletes

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Even after successful arthroscopic Bankart repair and capsular shift, women, elite athletes and patients with frequent dislocations were at high risk…
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