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Caregivers frequently unaware of safety guidelines for young baseball pitchers

March 27, 2015

LAS VEGAS — Results of a survey presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting indicated caregivers were frequently unaware of safety guidelines recommended for young baseball pitchers.

“A majority of those reported compliance with pitch count as well as time off [requirements]; however, many of the other aspects of safe pitching guidelines were not followed,” Anthony Waligora, MD, said during his presentation.

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ACL reconstructed knees likely have higher risk for subsequent meniscal surgery vs contralateral knee

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A retrospective study of 3,425 patients who underwent primary ACL reconstruction and had no meniscal pathology at the time of surgery and a normal…
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Long-term study finds 15% survivorship of meniscal allograft transplantation at 24 years

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A retrospective study of 313 patients with 329 meniscal allograft transplantations performed at Ghent University Hospital in Belgium showed overall…
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Smokers showed worse function, pain scores than non-smokers after rotator cuff tear

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Compared with non-smokers, patients who sustain rotator cuff tears and smoke have clinically worse function and pain scores, according to data…
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Proximal Humerus Shaft Fracture After Pectoralis Major Tendon Rupture Repair

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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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A discussion on the pitfalls of microfracture surgery

February 5, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, Jack M. Bert, MD, talks about microfracture surgery and how it…
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ACI of talus shows positive long-term results after previous failed surgery

October 10, 2014
Among patients in whom previous surgery for osteochondral lesions of the talus failed, autologous chondrocyte implantation of the talus yielded…
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Athletes in contact sports more likely to carry MRSA

October 9, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Contact sport athletes were more likely to carry methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus compared with non-contact sport…
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High school lacrosse injuries vary by athletic activity level, gender

October 9, 2014
Among high school-aged athletes who sustained lacrosse injuries, injury rates and patterns tended to vary based on athletes’ sex and level of…
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The challenges of a team physician

September 30, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — At the Impact of Sports 2014 Summit, Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA, discussed the challenges that team physicians face in balancing…

Six important stories to read regarding glenoid bone loss

September 26, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted six important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding glenoid bone loss.  
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Andrews discusses orthopedic surgeons’ role in the prevention of youth sports injuries

September 17, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — At the Impact of Sports 2014 Summit, James R. Andrews, MD, spoke about the increasing number of children who participate in…
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VOMS test shows promise for concussion evaluation

September 16, 2014
The Vestibular/Ocular Motor Screening assessment test has shown success in identifying distinct vestibular and ocular motor symptoms after a…
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Anatomic double-bundle ACL reconstruction with notchplasty improved anterior stability

September 12, 2014
Anatomic double-bundle ACL reconstruction with notchplasty improved anterior stability, and no harmful effects were found on patellofemoral joint…
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Medial meniscectomy may offer easier road to recovery than lateral

September 10, 2014
Elite soccer players who underwent medial meniscectomy saw a swifter return-to-play, fewer setbacks in recovery and less need for additional…
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Supraspinatus weakness elevates arm injury risk in young pitchers

September 8, 2014
Supraspinatus weakness can often be a precursor of both minor and major shoulder and elbow injuries in adolescent baseball pitchers, according to…
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