Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting

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CT study finds high stress distribution for inner and outer femoral ACL tunnels

August 23, 2012
ORLANDO, Fla. — Trans-tibial tunnel drilling caused significantly less stress on the femoral tunnel than an anteromedial approach during…
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More revisions seen with ACL reconstructions using allograft

June 11, 2012
ORLANDO — Researchers of a recently presented study found a higher revision rate for ACL reconstructions using allograft compared to autograft…
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Results of arthroscopic repair comparable to debridement for labral tears

June 11, 2012
A recently presented study shows equivalent short-term results between patients with femoroacetabular impingement who had labral tears treated with…
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Clinical improvements seen with PRP for patellar tendinopathy

Orthopedics Today, June 2012
ORLANDO — Protein-rich plasma injection showed a significant reduction in pain and improved function at early follow-up in patients with…
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Iliotibial band autograft found beneficial in select athletes with FAI

Orthopedics Today, June 2012
ORLANDO — Arthroscopic labral reconstruction of the hip performed with iliotibial band autograft returned 88% of elite athletes with…
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Microfracture of greater tuberosity speeds healing of rotator cuff tears

Orthopedics Today, June 2012
ORLANDO — Microfracture of the greater tuberosity increased the healing of large rotator cuff tears, but researchers found no significant…
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Primary arthroscopic rotator cuff repair reversed preoperative pseudoparalysis

Orthopedics Today, June 2012
ORLANDO – Primary arthroscopic rotator cuff repair for massive tears reversed pseudoparalysis, according to a presenter at the Arthroscopy…