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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…
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Barefoot-simulating Footwear Associated With Metatarsal Stress Injury in 2 Runners

Orthopedics, July 2011, Volume 34 Issue 7
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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

Injury common among young female soccer players in Denmark

December 17, 2014
Recently published data showed a high incidence of injury in female adolescent soccer players in Denmark.Researchers studied 424 injuries in 498…
In the Journals

Radiographs may be useful to determine severity of UCL tear

December 11, 2014
Findings from a recently published study demonstrated that radiographs may play a role in differentiating full-thickness ulnar collateral ligament…
Meeting News Coverage

Disc herniations in NFL players occur at higher spine levels, may not affect RTP

December 10, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — National Football League athletes were found to have a higher rate of upper-level disc herniations; however, the injuries may…
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Keys to perform a Latarjet with a modified open Bankart repair

Orthopedics Today, December 2014
Robert A. Arciero, MD
In my experience, performing an open Latarjet with a modified open Bankart repair will maximize stability in collision athletes. There are several…
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More research needed to fully harness power of stem cells in sports medicine

Orthopedics Today, December 2014
Stem cells have demonstrated promise across all facets of medicine, including sports medicine, where early results have exhibited the potential for…
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Panel discusses treatment of ACL injuries in athletic patients

Orthopedics Today, December 2014
ACL injuries are common in sports and during strenuous work and recreational activities. In the United States, approximately 200,000 ACL injuries are…
In the Journals

Achilles ruptures, nonoperative treatment increasing in Sweden

December 3, 2014
Despite the overall number of Achilles tendon ruptures increasing in Sweden, recently published data show more patients are being treated…
In the Journals

PRP injection may aid in rehabilitation of hamstring injury

December 2, 2014
Recently published data indicated a program of rehabilitation and platelet-rich plasma therapy may be more beneficial in patients with an acute…
In the Journals

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…
In the Journals

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…
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