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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…
Victor Lopez Jr., DO, expands on a study regarding injuries to rugby players Meeting News CoverageVideo

Victor Lopez Jr., DO, expands on a study regarding injuries to rugby players

July 25, 2014
SEATTLE — Victor Lopez Jr., MD, expands on a study regarding injuries to rugby players presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports…
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Patients with femoroacetabular impingement able to resume sports activities after surgery

July 25, 2014
Of patients with femoroacetabular impingement treated by surgical hip dislocation, the vast majority returned to sports activities after surgery and…
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Multiple factors can affect rate of hamstring strains in baseball players

July 24, 2014
Study results have shown base running, history of hamstring injury and time of year can affect the likelihood of future hamstring injuries in…

PRP treatment of acute hamstring injuries not as promising as expected

July 24, 2014
AMSTERDAM — A multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial examining the use of platelet-rich plasma injections in athletes…
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Male, intercollegiate athletes at higher risk for MCL injuries

July 23, 2014
Male athletes and intercollegiate athletes have a higher risk for sustaining medial collateral ligament injuries, most often through contact sports…

Fatigue issues pose biggest threat to arms of young baseball pitchers

July 23, 2014
Young baseball pitchers can lessen the likelihood of injury by taking steps to ensure their pitching does not overly fatigue their arm, according to…
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Lutul Farrow, MD, gives a perspective on fractures at the fifth metatarsal base

July 22, 2014
SEATTLE — At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Lutul Farrow, MD, gives a perspective on the effect of…
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No change in NFL athletes’ field performance seen before, after concussion

July 22, 2014
Study findings have shown no difference in National Football League players’ performance on the field after a concussion, regardless of whether…
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Bioventus launches updated bone healing system

July 21, 2014
Bioventus recently launched the next generation of its EXOGEN Ultrasound Bone Healing System.The updated EXOGEN system, currently available in the…
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OrthAlign issued 510(k) clearance for new THA, TKA device

July 20, 2014
OrthAlign recently announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market its OrthAlign Plus total joint replacement system.The palm-sized…
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