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TBI characterization and classification need change for improved treatment

January 23, 2015

Researchers have announced a study to analyze 5,400 patients presenting within 24 hours of a clinical traumatic brain injury diagnosis in an attempt to personalize treatment and improve outcomes.

Investigators will conduct a multicenter, longitudinal, prospective, observational study to improve characterization and classification of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to identify best clinical care.

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All-inside ACL demonstrates safety in skeletally immature athletes

January 22, 2015
For skeletally immature athletes, use of an all-inside ACL reconstruction technique demonstrated safety at short-term follow-up, according to study results.Researchers…
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Andrews talks treatment of young athletes with in-season shoulder dislocations

January 20, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, James R. Andrews, MD, spoke about the treatment of young athletes who have in-season shoulder dislocations. He…
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Biologics as the next step in future of rotator cuff surgery

January 20, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — For the repair of rotator cuff tears, healing matters; however, the use of biologics and patches has unanswered questions, according to a speaker…
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Lateral Process Talus Fracture in a Kayaking Injury

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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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Pediatric orthopedic surgeon discusses current trends in managing ACL injuries in young athletes

November 6, 2014
DEAL, N.J. — Daniel W. Green, MD, reviews what orthopedic surgeons should focus on when treating a young patient…
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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…

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…
Industry News

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…
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