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Combined morphometric features of ACL and femoral notch influenced risk of ACL injury

November 24, 2014

Study results showed the risk of suffering a noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injury was influenced by a combination of morphometric features of both the anterior cruciate ligament and the femoral notch.

Researchers obtained MRI scans of the bilateral knees from 88 case-control pairs matched for age, sex and participation on the same sports team. All patients had suffered a grade-III, first-time, noncontact ACL tear.

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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…

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…
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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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Study reveals shifting trends in the surgical treatment of SLAP lesions

August 20, 2014
A review of information from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery part II database indicates that the rate of SLAP repairs performed for both…

Overlap of concussion, neck injury symptoms makes diagnosis difficult

August 20, 2014
Researchers have found that symptoms from concussions and neck injuries tend to overlap, which can make discerning between the two injuries…
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Operative, nonoperative treatment of ACL injury yield similar outcomes

August 19, 2014
Minimal differences in outcomes and re-injury risks were seen between patients with ACL ruptures treated with or without surgery, according to…

The top ten items to read regarding FAI

August 18, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted the ten most important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
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Concussion outcomes mostly unrelated to impact location

August 15, 2014
Concussion outcomes were not significantly associated with impact location among high school football players, according to recent study findings in…
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Combined ACL-PLC repair allows for return to work, sports

August 14, 2014
Combined ACL-PLC reconstruction allows for an eventual return to both work and sports, though at lower postoperative performance in the latter…
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No single test accurately diagnoses rotator cuff disease

August 13, 2014
Study data have shown no one test can accurately diagnose rotator cuff tears or tendinosis.Researchers reviewed 139 consecutive patients being…
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ACL, femoral notch characteristics may predict noncontact ACL injury risk

August 12, 2014
ACL volume and features of the femoral notch were shown to be significant predictors of noncontact ACL injuries, according to study results.In a…
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Primary femoroacetabular impingement fixation offers better outcomes than revision

August 12, 2014
Although patients undergoing revision fixation for femoroacetabular impingement experience significantly improved outcomes, patients who undergo…
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