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Exercise should be emphasized in patients with dyslipidemia

May 17, 2019
MIAMI — Given all of the recent guidelines on physical activity and CVD prevention, health care providers should focus on recommending exercise…

Presence of posterior medial tibial plateau edema on MRI linked with ramp lesions

Orthopedics Today, October 2018
Results presented at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting that were recently published showed the presence of posterior medial…

Orthopedics Today names new section editors, board members

Orthopedics Today, February 2018
It is my pleasure to announce exciting changes to the Orthopedics Today Editorial Board. In an effort to continually evolve in covering orthopedics…
In the Journals

Valve, no valve casts yield similar clinical outcomes for pediatric forearm fractures

November 9, 2017
Results showed pediatric patients with forearm fractures had no differences in cast-associated complications and fracture stability when treated with…

Baseball players see low return to play after biceps tenodesis for SLAP tears

Orthopedics Today, October 2017
Professional baseball players have a difficult time returning to play after biceps tenodesis for treatment of superior labral anterior-posterior…
Cover Story

Controversy, cost may not dim potential of stem cells in the shoulder

Orthopedics Today, June 2017
It is widely known and reported in the literature that shoulder injuries, including rotator cuff tears, tend to heal slowly and the management of…

BLOG: Thoughts on the current state of patella instability surgery

June 1, 2017
In this entry, I will discuss my thoughts on the state of patella instability surgery. Of note, I will detail the importance of accurate…
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VIDEO: Arciero discusses arthroscopic Bankart repair for shoulder instability in non-collision athletes

February 8, 2017
LAHAINA, Hawaii —  At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2017, Robert A. Arciero, MD, discussed shoulder instability in the non-collision athlete…
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VIDEO: Inside-out meniscal repair offers distinct advantages

January 9, 2017
LAHAINA, Hawaii — Robert A. Arciero, MD discussed meniscus and articular cartilage at Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2017. He said the inside-out…
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EXAMINE: CV events raise mortality risk for patients with diabetes

June 13, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — In patients with type 2 diabetes and a recent acute coronary syndrome in the EXAMINE trial, those who experienced nonfatal…
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Study finds predictors of better CBT adherence in youth with anxiety

April 15, 2016
PHILADELPHIA — Female sex, higher family socioeconomic status, lower externalizing factors and other variables predicted better treatment…
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Survey finds almost half of black women have experienced hair loss

March 7, 2016
WASHINGTON — In a survey of almost 6,000 black women, almost half reported hair loss on the crown or top of scalp, according to a presentation…
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EXAMINE: Use of Nesina, placebo with, without ACE inhibitors reveals similar CV outcomes

June 6, 2015
BOSTON — The use of Nesina compared with placebo with and without ACE inhibitors did not result in any significant differences in…
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Heart failure hospitalization seen in patients with prior heart failures

September 27, 2013
In the EXAMINE study, alogliptin did not cause a significant increase in heart failure hospitalization, was effective at lowering HbA1c and safe…