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Rotator cuff tears with longer duration of symptoms linked with poorer functional outcomes

October 12, 2017

Patients with rotator cuff tears with shoulder stiffness and a preoperative duration of symptoms of 6 months or longer experienced poorer functional outcomes after one-stage arthroscopic treatment compared with patients who had a shorter duration of symptoms, according to results.

Researchers compared functional and radiographic outcomes of 44 patients with rotator cuff tears with shoulder stiffness and a preoperative duration of symptoms of 6 months or longer who underwent one-stage arthroscopic treatment with 38 patients who had a shorter preoperative duration of symptoms.

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A 14-year-old athlete with left shoulder pain and decreased range of motion

Orthopedics Today, October 2017
Benedict U. Nwachukwu, MD, MBA; Joshua Adjei, BA; Peter D. Fabricant, MD, MPH
A 14-year-old right hand dominant female patient presented with the chief complaint of left non-dominant shoulder pain associated with a decreased range of motion. She…
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Hip arthroscopy linked with improved clinical outcomes in patients with Tönnis grade 1

October 4, 2017
Patients with Tönnis grade 1 who underwent arthroscopic treatment of femoroacetabular impingement and labral tears experienced similar, durable improvements compared…
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BMI not associated with clinical outcomes after hip arthroscopy

September 26, 2017
Despite some initial clinical differences, multivariate analysis results published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine showed no associations between BMI and…
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Risk Factors for Hospital Admission Following Arthroscopic Bankart Repair

Orthopedics, September/October 2017, Volume 40 Issue 5
Arthroscopic Bankart repair, a commonly performed procedure in the United States, is usually done on an outpatient…
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Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015

Intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) has been identified to be effective in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but the effect…
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American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting

American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Speaker discusses efficacy of transtendinous repair for gluteus medius tears

May 30, 2017
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