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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.

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 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…

NATA issues new guidelines for exertional heat illness

July 7, 2014
At the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting, an updated position statement related to exertional heat illnesses was presented…

Concussions, trauma most prevalent injuries in youth hockey

July 7, 2014
Concussions and fractures, many of which require hospitalization and surgery, were found to be the most frequent injuries in youth hockey players…
Industry News

Acumed releases new treatment for post-traumatic arthritis in wrist

July 6, 2014
Acumed recently announced the release of its Total Wrist Fusion Plating System, a solution to treat post-traumatic arthritis of the wrist.The system…
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The six must-watch videos from June 2014

July 3, 2014
Focusing on a wide variety of possible injuries and rehabilitation strategies, Orthopedics Today highlights the top six videos you need to watch…
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New app launched to reduce throwing injuries in baseball players

July 3, 2014
Abracadabra Health recently announced the release of Throw Like A Pro, an application to aid baseball players in reducing the likelihood of throwing…
Meeting News Coverage

Increased helmet use in snow sports has not decreased fatalities

July 3, 2014
BOULDER, Colo. — Despite the widespread increase of helmet usage in snow sports throughout the U.S., the number of fatalities resulting from…
In the Journals

Landing biomechanics shed light on ACL injury differences in dancers, athletes

July 3, 2014
Female team sport athletes displayed a greater knee valgus than male team sport athletes and male and female dancers, whereas dancers exhibited…
In the Journals

Osteochondral fracture with disrupted cortical bone causes increased inflammation

July 2, 2014
Concomitant osteochondral fracture with disrupted cortical bone was associated with a higher degree of joint inflammation in acutely injured knees…
Industry News

Active Implants granted IDE approval for meniscus implant

July 2, 2014
Active Implants recently announced it has received IDE approval for a clinical trial of its NUsurface Meniscus Implant.The prospective, randomized…
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Omer Mei-Dan, MD, offers a video perspective on the International Extreme Sports Medicine Annual Congress

July 1, 2014
BOULDER, Colo. — Omer Mei-Dan, MD, offers a perspective on the International Extreme Sports Medicine Annual Congress and shares the data…
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