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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 recent research on to ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction-related pathologies.


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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 radiological long-term…
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 were maintained at…
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

May 19, 2015
Even after successful arthroscopic Bankart repair and capsular shift, women, elite athletes and patients with frequent dislocations were at high risk of capsular…
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Atypical Tibial Tuberosity Fracture in an Adolescent

Orthopedics, June 2011, Volume 34 Issue 6
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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: Examining the role of stem cells in rotator cuff repair

April 1, 2015
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Philippe Hernigou, MD, PhD
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Christopher S. Ahmad, MD Round TablesPublication Exclusive

Panel discusses elbow UCL injury in throwing athletes

Orthopedics Today, March 2015
It is a privilege to serve as moderator for this Orthopedics TodayRound Table discussion on elbow ulnar collateral ligament injuries. During the…
In the Journals

Graft extrusion greater after medial vs. lateral MAT, unrelated to early clinical outcomes

March 11, 2015
Recently published data indicated the amount and occurrences of graft extrusion were greater after medial meniscus allograft transplantation compared…
In the Journals

Transphyseal ACL reconstruction can offer positive long-term outcomes in pediatric patients

March 10, 2015
Recently published data indicated transphyseal ACL reconstruction offered a safe option that provided positive outcomes at long-term follow-up in…
In the Journals

Study: MRI preferred to confirm exam-based diagnosis of meniscal tear

February 25, 2015
Recently published data indicated the preferred and most cost-effective usage of MRI in the diagnosis of meniscal tears was as confirmation of a…

Study of former NFL players links concussive brain damage to memory deficits

February 25, 2015
Using a battery of imaging and cognitive tests, Johns Hopkins specialists have gathered evidence of accumulated brain damage that may be linked to…
In the Journals

Risk of revision ACL reconstruction higher in adolescent soccer players

February 24, 2015
Participation in soccer and an age between 13 and 19 years was linked with an elevated rate of revision ACL reconstruction, according to recently…
In the Journals

Multiple factors likely influence enhanced lumbopelvic motion in golf swing

February 20, 2015
Recently published data demonstrated multiple factors, including muscle strength imbalances, muscle tightness and hip joint internal rotation…
In the Journals

Arm pain and fatigue common among young baseball players

February 19, 2015
In a recently published study, most young baseball players were found to experience at least some level of arm pain or fatigue.Investigators…
In the Journals

Though uncommon, stress fractures can significantly impact RTP in young athletes

February 16, 2015
Recent study data showed that although relatively uncommon, stress fractures can significantly impact return to play in the young…
In the Journals

Single-bundle PCL reconstruction can be practical alternative to double-bundle

February 11, 2015
By providing similar knee stability to the intact condition, single-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is a practical alternative to…
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