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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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Lateral Process Talus Fracture in a Kayaking Injury

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Pediatric physical therapist talks emerging trends in treatment and rehabilitation of ACL injuries

October 23, 2014
DEAL, N.J. — Maureen C. Suhr, PT, DPT, PCS, talks about the emerging trends in treatment and rehabilitation of…
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The top eight items to read dealing with the meniscus

August 11, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted the top eight stories to keep your practice up-to-date on all items related to the meniscus.

Gender, level of sports participation associated with daily pain in adolescents

August 11, 2014
Nearly two out of three Danish adolescents reported pain during physical activity, and one out of three reported pain in more than one body region…
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BPTB autografts used most frequently by NFL, NCAA physicians for ACL reconstruction

August 11, 2014
For ACL reconstruction in starting running backs, National Football League and National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I orthopedic…
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Several factors influence NFL players’ return to play after meniscectomy

August 6, 2014
Professional football players who are drafted early, start frequently and play non-speed positions are more likely to return to play following…
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Age, higher BMI result in higher risks after Achilles tendon injury

August 5, 2014
Patients who have a higher body mass index or are older tend to fare worse in recovering from acute Achilles tendon ruptures, according to study…
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Heat stroke more prevalent than CV events among distance runners

July 30, 2014
Long-distance runners are more likely to experience a serious case of heat stroke than a serious CV event, according to new study findings.In a…
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The most important videos from July 2014

July 30, 2014
Focusing on a wide variety of possible injuries and rehabilitation strategies, Orthopedics Today highlights the top videos you need to watch…
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Biomet launches new knotless allsuture anchor

July 29, 2014
Biomet Sports Medicine recently announced the launch of the JuggerKnotless Soft Anchor all-suture device. Designed for use in labral repair, the…

The top 10 stories to read from the AOSSM Annual Meeting

July 28, 2014
Orthopedics Today features the 10 stories deemed the most important to emerge from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual…
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Injury rates in lacrosse differ by sex, athletic activity

July 28, 2014
Among high school athletes in the U.S., injury rates and patterns of injury vary by sex and type of athletic activity performed, according to a…
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