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Preoperative CT can help determine best fixation strategy for posterolateral fragment

February 24, 2015
Preoperative CT measurement can be used for determining the best fixation strategy for posterolateral fragment in lateral and bicondylar tibial…
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Pain and functional outcomes worsen over time after TKA, study finds

February 24, 2015
During a study period spanning 1993 to 2005, researchers observed a worsening of patient-reported function and pain outcomes after total knee…
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Knee-medial-to-foot position may be linked with worse kinesthesia, vibration sense after ACL injury

February 23, 2015
In men with ACL injury, worse kinesthesia may be associated with knee-medial-to-foot position during the drop jump, whereas in women…

Six important government approvals for your practice

February 23, 2015
Orthopedics Today has highlighted six stories of drugs and devices receiving government approval to keep your practice up-to-date.
In the Journals

Higher incidence of reoperation found with use of plate for distal radius fracture treatment

February 23, 2015
Patients with a distal radius fracture treated with a plate had a higher incidence of reoperation compared with patients treated with pin or external…

BioElectronics names B. Braun as UK distributor for pain solution

February 22, 2015
BioElectronics recently announced B. Braun Medical as the exclusive U.K. distributor of the company’s RecoveryRx pain device. Utilized in…

Zimmer submits revised remedy package to EC regarding Biomet acquisition

February 21, 2015
Zimmer recently announced it has submitted a revised remedy package to the European Commission to expedite Zimmer’s proposed acquisition of…
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Conservative treatment of proximal humerus fracture may lead to settlement at head-shaft junction

February 20, 2015
When treated conservatively, proximal humerus fractures settle at the head-shaft junction during healing, according to researchers. Eighty-nine…
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Biological reconstruction with alcohol-inactivated replantation may help avoid complications

February 20, 2015
In a recently published study, researchers found prosthesis-related complications following resection of osteosarcoma in the distal femur could be…
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Multiple factors likely influence enhanced lumbopelvic motion in golf swing

February 20, 2015
Recently published data demonstrated multiple factors, including muscle strength imbalances, muscle tightness and hip joint internal rotation…
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Arm pain and fatigue common among young baseball players

February 19, 2015
In a recently published study, most young baseball players were found to experience at least some level of arm pain or fatigue. Investigators…
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CAS likely effective in detecting changes in bone marrow lesions

February 19, 2015
Compared with an MRI segmentation method for measuring bone marrow lesions, study findings showed a computer-assisted method was reliable and more…
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TKA prosthesis modifications did not improve clinical or radiographic outcomes

February 18, 2015
Recent modifications in the design of a high flexion total knee arthroplasty prosthesis did not provide meaningful improvements in short-term…
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Study shows substantial benefits in obese patients after hip arthroscopy

February 18, 2015
Although obese patients undergoing hip arthroscopy started with lower absolute scores preoperatively and ended with lower overall absolute…
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Data show NSAIDs prescribed over analgesics for new musculoskeletal pain

February 18, 2015
More than half of patients with new episodes of musculoskeletal conditions were not prescribed analgesia, but those who were often received NSAIDs…
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Radial head fractures likely being over-treated

February 17, 2015
By recommending frequent radiographic follow-up without modifying treatment, orthopedic surgeons are likely over-treating patients with Mason-Johnson…

Anterior knee pain may persist after electrocautery with TKA

February 17, 2015
A randomized prospective study with 4-years follow-up indicates that clinical gains from electrocautery of the patellar rim in total knee replacement…
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Inverse changes in obesity, comorbidity and arthritis seen over time in patients undergoing THA

February 17, 2015
Results of a 13-year study revealed obesity and medical and psychological comorbidities have increased over time, whereas underlying diagnoses of…

National Hip Fracture Database releases care initiatives guidance

February 16, 2015
The National Hip Fracture Database has released “My Hip Fracture Care,” a document that includes answers and information based on 12…
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Though uncommon, stress fractures can significantly impact RTP in young athletes

February 16, 2015
Recent study data showed that although relatively uncommon, stress fractures can significantly impact return to play in the young…
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