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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…
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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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Repair of Flexor Carpi Radialis Tendon Laceration at the Wrist in a Professional Ice Hockey Player

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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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Athletes in contact sports more likely to carry MRSA

October 9, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Contact sport athletes were more likely to carry methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus compared with non-contact sport…
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High school lacrosse injuries vary by athletic activity level, gender

October 9, 2014
Among high school-aged athletes who sustained lacrosse injuries, injury rates and patterns tended to vary based on athletes’ sex and level of…
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The challenges of a team physician

September 30, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — At the Impact of Sports 2014 Summit, Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA, discussed the challenges that team physicians face in balancing…

Six important stories to read regarding glenoid bone loss

September 26, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted six important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding glenoid bone loss.  
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Andrews discusses orthopedic surgeons’ role in the prevention of youth sports injuries

September 17, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — At the Impact of Sports 2014 Summit, James R. Andrews, MD, spoke about the increasing number of children who participate in…
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VOMS test shows promise for concussion evaluation

September 16, 2014
The Vestibular/Ocular Motor Screening assessment test has shown success in identifying distinct vestibular and ocular motor symptoms after a…
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Anatomic double-bundle ACL reconstruction with notchplasty improved anterior stability

September 12, 2014
Anatomic double-bundle ACL reconstruction with notchplasty improved anterior stability, and no harmful effects were found on patellofemoral joint…
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Medial meniscectomy may offer easier road to recovery than lateral

September 10, 2014
Elite soccer players who underwent medial meniscectomy saw a swifter return-to-play, fewer setbacks in recovery and less need for additional…
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Supraspinatus weakness elevates arm injury risk in young pitchers

September 8, 2014
Supraspinatus weakness can often be a precursor of both minor and major shoulder and elbow injuries in adolescent baseball pitchers, according to…

Teens experience both physical and emotional post-concussion symptoms

September 5, 2014
Teens can experience emotional symptoms, as well as physical symptoms, after sustaining a concussion, according to researchers.Doctoral student Lisa…
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