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SIGN Pediatric, Fin nails effective for treating pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures

March 16, 2015
Surgical Implant Generation Network Pediatric and Fin nails were found to be effective for the treatment of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures…

Nextremity launches new metatarsal-shortening system

March 15, 2015
Nextremity Solutions recently announced the launch of its MSP Metatarsal-Shortening System. Utilizing an integrated osteotomy guide and implant…

Breg launches FreeSport athletic knee solutions

March 14, 2015
Breg recently announced the launch of the company’s new FreeSport athletic knee sleeve and wrap. Designed to minimize pain and provide support…
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Nonunion, deep infections common after staged ORIF of tibial plateau fractures

March 13, 2015
Nonunion and deep infections were common after staged open reduction and internal fixation of high-energy tibial plateau fractures, with higher rates…
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 results…
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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…
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Women with OA had more accurate TKA outcome expectations, greater decision readiness

March 12, 2015
Although both men and women with osteoarthritis had poor estimates of total knee arthroplasty outcomes, women experienced more accurate total knee…
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Advantages of electromagnetic navigation in TKA remain unclear

March 11, 2015
According to researchers, demonstrating the value of using electromagnetic navigation in total knee arthroscopy remains a challenge. Between July…
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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…
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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…
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T1p MRI mapping may help identify link between early cartilage deterioration, meniscal tears

March 10, 2015
Degeneration of the cartilage matrix was already present in patients with meniscal tears, even though changes in the articular cartilage had not yet…
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Intratunnel femoral fixation of double-bundle ACL graft provides better instrumented knee laxity

March 10, 2015
Compared with extratunnel femoral fixation with cortical buttons, intratunnel femoral fixation of the double-bundle ACL graft from the cross-pin…
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Age not a predictor of adverse events after meniscectomy

March 10, 2015
Recently published data demonstrated increased comorbidity burden and history of smoking, not older age, increased patients’ risk of adverse…
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Fibrin glue an effective scaffold for mesenchymal stem cell implantation in osteoarthritic knees

March 9, 2015
Study findings showed fibrin glue to be an effective scaffold for mesenchymal stem cell implantation when treating patients with osteoarthritic…

The five most popular items of February

March 9, 2015
Orthopedics Today has put together a compilation of the five news stories and videos most viewed from February 2015 to keep you abreast of the…
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Osteomyelitis likely an issue with open finger fractures

March 8, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Infections, such as osteomyelitis, are important to take into consideration in the management of open finger fractures…
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Trimed dynamic compression plate shows improvements in radiographic ulnar variance

March 6, 2015
Patients who underwent ulnar shortening with the Trimed dynamic compression plate experienced consistent objective improvements in radiographic ulnar…
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Study shows similar outcome measures between ORIF, partial patellectomy

March 6, 2015
Patients with isolated displace patella fractures who underwent either open reduction and internal fixation or partial patellectomy experienced…
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No adverse clinical outcomes found in patients with severe varus deformity after mini-midvastus TKA

March 5, 2015
In patients with severe varus deformity of the knee, mini-midvastus total knee arthroplasty had no adverse clinical outcomes as a result of poor…
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Ulnar-shortening osteotomy effective for treatment of ulnar impaction syndrome

March 5, 2015
Researchers found performing ulnar-shortening osteotomy with a single oblique cut and stacked saw blades was a cost-effective and clinically useful…
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