Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting

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Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction seen as safe, effective in patients with high BMI

May 16, 2019
ORLANDO — Results presented at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting showed medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction…
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Symptomatic patellofemoral cartilage lesions showed greater vertical TT-TG distance

May 14, 2019
ORLANDO — Patients with symptomatic patellofemoral cartilage lesions had a significantly greater vertical tibial tubercle-trochlear groove…
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VIDEO: PRP injections in the elbow may be beneficial for some low-grade tears

May 9, 2019
ORLANDO At the Arthroscopy Association of North America, Patrick Joyner, MD, discussed a study that looked at the return-to-play rate in…
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Corticosteroid injection in the early postoperative period after knee arthroscopy increased infection risk

May 9, 2019
ORLANDO — Patients who received corticosteroid injection 2 to 4 weeks after simple knee arthroscopy procedures were associated with a higher…
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Arthroscopic, partial humeral head resurfacing may improve outcomes in patients with chondral lesions

May 8, 2019
ORLANDO — Patients with severe focal, chondral lesions experienced significant improvements in clinical outcomes at 5 years with arthroscopic…
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VIDEO: Acetabular labrums should be maintained for hip longevity in patients with FAI

May 8, 2019
ORLANDO At the Arthroscopy Association of North America, Christopher M. Larson, MD, discussed a study that compared arthroscopic debridement…
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Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction yielded high return-to-sport rate

May 6, 2019
ORLANDO — Following medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction, researchers found 70% of patients returned to sport, but less than half…
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Internet-based physical therapy yielded outcomes similar to outpatient physical therapy

May 6, 2019
ORLANDO — Patients who participated in internet-based physical therapy after partial meniscectomy experienced outcomes equivalent to those…
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Fascia iliaca compartment blockade may decrease narcotic use, pain after hip arthroscopy

May 4, 2019
ORLANDO — Preoperative fascia iliaca compartment blockade injection in routine hip arthroscopy led to a decrease in narcotic use and…
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PRP injection for early hip OA reduced the risk of surgical intervention vs hyaluronic acid

May 4, 2019
ORLANDO — Patients with early hip osteoarthritis underwent total hip arthroplasty or hip resurfacing at a significantly lower rate after…