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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, according to study results.

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…
Most athletes with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis return to same level of sport after surgery Meeting News Coverage

Most athletes with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis return to same level of sport after surgery

November 14, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — The majority of athletes with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis return to preoperative levels of athletic activity after surgery, although they tend…
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Karin Gravare Silbernagel, PT, ATC, PhD, discusses gender differences in achilles tendon injuries

July 15, 2014
SEATTLE — At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Karin Gravare Silbernagel, PT, ATC, PhD, discusses results of a study of the…
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Positive outcomes seen at long-term follow-up after meniscal repair

July 14, 2014
SEATTLE — Arthroscopic meniscal repair was found to have a high probability of positive outcomes at long-term follow-up, according to a…
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High success rates seen for combined meniscal, ACL repair

July 14, 2014
SEATTLE — Concurrent meniscal and ACL repair has shown high rates of success, according to a presenter here.Researchers evaluated 235 patients…
Industry News

Breg introduces patellofemoral brace

July 13, 2014
Breg Inc. launched the FreeRunner knee brace to help patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome.According to a company
Industry News

Mitek Sports Medicine introduces hyaluronan treatment, PRP system

July 12, 2014
Mitek Sports Medicine launched Monovisc High Molecular Weight Hyaluronan and the PEAK Platelet-Rich Plasma System at the American Orthopaedic Society
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Study: Distal femoral osteotomy offers acceptable option to treat knee OA, postpone TKA

July 12, 2014
SEATTLE — Distal femoral osteotomy can be a good surgical option to treat young patients with severe unicompartmental knee osteoarthritis and
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Preoperative patient-reported outcomes scores predictive of function after ACI

July 12, 2014
SEATTLE — Preoperative IKDC and Lysholm scores can be used to predict positive patient outcomes following autologous chondrocyte implantation
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ACL reinjury rates higher for athletes who have reconstruction younger

July 12, 2014
SEATTLE — Research presented here at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting shows reinjury rates are higher for
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Bone-patellar tendon-bone ACL grafts show more tunnel motion than hamstring grafts

July 12, 2014
SEATTLE ─ Patients with bone-patellar tendon-bone grafts have more tunnel motion rather than mid-substance stretch 6 weeks after ACL reconstruction
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Study shows a three times higher ACL reconstruction failure rate with allograft in young athletes

July 12, 2014
SEATTLE ─ In young athletic patients, ACL reconstruction performed with allograft has a higher failure rate than reconstruction with autograft
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