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Caregivers frequently unaware of safety guidelines for young baseball pitchers

March 27, 2015

LAS VEGAS — Results of a survey presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting indicated caregivers were frequently unaware of safety guidelines recommended for young baseball pitchers.

“A majority of those reported compliance with pitch count as well as time off [requirements]; however, many of the other aspects of safe pitching guidelines were not followed,” Anthony Waligora, MD, said during his presentation.

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ACL reconstructed knees likely have higher risk for subsequent meniscal surgery vs contralateral knee

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A retrospective study of 3,425 patients who underwent primary ACL reconstruction and had no meniscal pathology at the time of surgery and a normal…
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Long-term study finds 15% survivorship of meniscal allograft transplantation at 24 years

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A retrospective study of 313 patients with 329 meniscal allograft transplantations performed at Ghent University Hospital in Belgium showed overall…
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Smokers showed worse function, pain scores than non-smokers after rotator cuff tear

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Compared with non-smokers, patients who sustain rotator cuff tears and smoke have clinically worse function and pain scores, according to data…
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Isolated Osteochondral Fracture of the Patella Without Patellar Dislocation

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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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A discussion on the pitfalls of microfracture surgery

February 5, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, Jack M. Bert, MD, talks about microfracture surgery and how it…
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Graft type likely unrelated to biomechanics of knee hip after ACL reconstruction

January 7, 2015
Results of a recently published study demonstrated there was no link between knee and hip biomechanics and the type of graft used in patients…
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Use of PRP did not result in better clinical outcomes in rotator cuff repair

January 5, 2015
Patients who underwent rotator cuff repair using platelet-rich plasma prepared by apheresis and applied in the liquid state with thrombin did not…
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SLAP repair may alter thoracic rotation in baseball pitchers

December 31, 2014
According to recently published data, baseball pitchers who undergo superior labrum anterior-posterior repair can develop altered patterns of…
In the Journals

Study results show incidence of ACL reconstruction has increased significantly

December 23, 2014
According to recent study data, the number of ACL reconstructions has risen significantly between 1994 and 2006, particularly in women younger than…
In the Journals

Web-based program may aid in diagnosing knee pain

December 18, 2014
A web-based program was shown to assist clinicians in making a differential diagnosis for knee pain, according to study data.Researchers evaluated…
In the Journals

Injury common among young female soccer players in Denmark

December 17, 2014
Recently published data showed a high incidence of injury in female adolescent soccer players in Denmark.Researchers studied 424 injuries in 498…
In the Journals

Radiographs may be useful to determine severity of UCL tear

December 11, 2014
Findings from a recently published study demonstrated that radiographs may play a role in differentiating full-thickness ulnar collateral ligament…
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Disc herniations in NFL players occur at higher spine levels, may not affect RTP

December 10, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — National Football League athletes were found to have a higher rate of upper-level disc herniations; however, the injuries may…
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More research needed to fully harness power of stem cells in sports medicine

Orthopedics Today, December 2014
Stem cells have demonstrated promise across all facets of medicine, including sports medicine, where early results have exhibited the potential for…
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Keys to perform a Latarjet with a modified open Bankart repair

Orthopedics Today, December 2014
Robert A. Arciero, MD
In my experience, performing an open Latarjet with a modified open Bankart repair will maximize stability in collision athletes. There are several…
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