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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…
Sports Medicine Update

Lateral Process Talus Fracture in a Kayaking Injury

Orthopedics, April 2011, Volume 34 Issue 4
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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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In the Journals

Study endorses modified transtibial technique for single-bundle ACL reconstruction

January 13, 2015
Similar to the anteromedial portal technique, use of the modified transtibial technique for single-bundle ACL reconstruction showed good clinical…

Traumatic brain injuries in children pose challenge for physicians

January 12, 2015
Trauma is the leading cause of death in individuals between the ages of 0 and 19 years, with the highest rate of mortality in children ages 0 to 4…
Link possible between oral contraceptive use, ACL injury in females In the Journals

Link possible between oral contraceptive use, ACL injury in females

January 9, 2015
Researchers from Denmark have uncovered a potential link between oral contraceptive use and instances of ACL injuries that required surgical…
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Panel discusses treatment of ACL injuries in athletic patients: Part 2

Orthopedics Today, January 2015
In the second part of this Orthopedics Today Round Table, orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists share how to most effectively treat patients…
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Ten important orthopedics videos from 2014

January 8, 2015
Orthopedics Today has highlighted ten important videos from 2014 to keep your practice up-to-date on a multitude of topics in orthopedic medicine.
In the Journals

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…
In the Journals

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…
In the Journals

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…
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