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8 important items from AOFAS

July 31, 2015

Orthopedics Today features eight stories of importance to emerge from the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting

VIDEO: Efficacy of a synthetic cartilage implant to first metatarsophalangeal arthrodesis in advanced hallux rigidus

Surgical intervention for athletes with Lisfranc injuries likely allows for return to sport Meeting News Coverage

Surgical intervention for athletes with Lisfranc injuries likely allows for return to sport

July 29, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — According to study findings presented here, athletes who require surgical intervention for the treatment of Lisfranc injuries are typically…
Young, active patients likely return to active duty sooner after surgery for Achilles tendon ruptures Meeting News Coverage

Young, active patients likely return to active duty sooner after surgery for Achilles tendon ruptures

July 20, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Patients who are operatively treated for Achilles tendon ruptures returned to active duty quicker, however, there were no differences in…
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Promising results found with arthroscopic surgery for multidirectional shoulder instability

July 19, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — Results of early outcomes presented here support the use of arthroscopic treatment for patients with multidirectional glenohumeral…
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Subjective and Functional Outcomes Following Surgical Repair of Complete Ruptures of the Proximal Hamstring Complex

Orthopedics, November 2008, Volume 31 Issue 11
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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: Fu on the future of ACL surgery

VIDEO: Fu on the future of ACL surgery

June 22, 2015
LYON, France — At the International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine…
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In the Journals

Deviations in muscle activity alter lower-limb control after ACL injuries

March 17, 2015
Patients with ACL injuries had specific alterations in the sensorimotor control of lower limbs as indicated by deviations in muscular activity…
In the Journals

Significant isokinetic deficits found with femoral nerve block use after ACL reconstruction

March 17, 2015
After ACL reconstruction, pediatric and adolescent patients treated with femoral nerve block for postoperative analgesia experienced significant…
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VIDEO: Sgaglione discusses repairing meniscal tears

March 13, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD, discusses whether orthopedic surgeons should be repairing all meniscal tears they are presented…
Risk of secondary meniscal, chondral injuries increases with delayed ACL reconstruction In the Journals

Risk of secondary meniscal, chondral injuries increases with delayed ACL reconstruction

March 13, 2015
In pediatric patients, delayed ACL reconstruction increased the risks of secondary meniscal and chondral injuries, according to study…
In the Journals

Plain radiographs can reliably classify features of osteochondritis dissecans in the knee

March 12, 2015
Recently published data indicated plain radiographs helped reliably classify a number of diagnostic features of femoral condyle osteochondritis…
Christopher S. Ahmad, MD Round TablesPublication Exclusive

Panel discusses elbow UCL injury in throwing athletes

Orthopedics Today, March 2015
It is a privilege to serve as moderator for this Orthopedics TodayRound Table discussion on elbow ulnar collateral ligament injuries. During the…
In the Journals

Graft extrusion greater after medial vs. lateral MAT, unrelated to early clinical outcomes

March 11, 2015
Recently published data indicated the amount and occurrences of graft extrusion were greater after medial meniscus allograft transplantation compared…
In the Journals

Transphyseal ACL reconstruction can offer positive long-term outcomes in pediatric patients

March 10, 2015
Recently published data indicated transphyseal ACL reconstruction offered a safe option that provided positive outcomes at long-term follow-up in…
In the Journals

Study: MRI preferred to confirm exam-based diagnosis of meniscal tear

February 25, 2015
Recently published data indicated the preferred and most cost-effective usage of MRI in the diagnosis of meniscal tears was as confirmation of a…

Study of former NFL players links concussive brain damage to memory deficits

February 25, 2015
Using a battery of imaging and cognitive tests, Johns Hopkins specialists have gathered evidence of accumulated brain damage that may be linked to…
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