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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 both the anterior cruciate ligament and the femoral notch.

Researchers obtained MRI scans of the bilateral knees from 88 case-control pairs matched for age, sex and participation on the same sports team. All patients had suffered a grade-III, first-time, noncontact ACL tear.

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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…

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…
In the Journals

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…
Meeting News CoveragePerspective

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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Speaker: Hip arthroscopy has a role in the management of FAI in adolescents

July 12, 2014
SEATTLE ─ Hip arthroscopy can be used in the management of adolescents with symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement, according to data presented at
Meeting News Coverage

New classification system for glenoid bone loss uses type of bone defect, attrition

July 10, 2014
SEATTLE — Glenoid bone loss is highly attritional and the remaining bone fragments may not be sufficient enough to reconstruct glenoid bone
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Contact athletes can return to in-season sport after conservative treatment of anterior shoulder instability

July 10, 2014
SEATTLE — Most young in-season intercollegiate contact athletes with anterior glenohumeral instability can be expected to return to sport 1…
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No difference in return to play seen for NFL players who underwent either open or arthroscopic shoulder stabilization

July 10, 2014
SEATTLE — The rate of return to play after shoulder stabilization procedures among National Football League players is high, according to
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Study: Skeletally immature athletes have low re-injury rates after all-inside ACL reconstruction

July 10, 2014
SEATTLE — Skeletally immature athletes who undergo an all-inside, physeal-sparing ACL reconstruction with a hamstring autograft can have good
Meeting News Coverage

Study: Pitching performance declines after UCL repair

July 10, 2014
SEATTLE — A study presented here at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting found that performance among elite
Meeting News Coverage

Glenohumeral internal rotation deficit is risk factor for little league shoulder

July 10, 2014
SEATTLE — In a study of young athletes with little league shoulder researchers found that almost one-third had glenohumeral internal rotation
In the Journals

Chondral lesions frequent in younger retired NFL players with hip pain

July 9, 2014
A majority of young retired NFL players with persistent hip pain were found to have chondral lesions, according to recently published…
Industry News

Tyber Medical issued 510(k) clearance for trauma screw system

July 9, 2014
Tyber Medical recently announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for a new headless cannulated trauma screw system. Indicated for use in bone…
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