American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting

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Patients with government insurance had longer wait times for ACL reconstruction

July 12, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Pediatric patients with an ACL injury who had commercial health insurance underwent reconstruction surgery sooner than patients…
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PRP injection for UCL injuries linked with longer delay in return to play in baseball league pitchers

July 11, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Results presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine showed Major and Minor League Baseball players with ulnar…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses three types of autografts used in primary ACL reconstruction

July 11, 2018
SAN DIEGO At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Jonathan D. Hughes, MD, discussed a study that compared the results of…
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Findings support UCL repair with internal brace in select overhead throwing athletes

July 10, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Most overhead throwing athletes who underwent ulnar collateral ligament repair with internal brace augmentation returned to play…
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VIDEO: Speaker says release locator is a risk factor for ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in MLB players

July 10, 2018
SAN DIEGO At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Daniel A. Portney, discussed a study that found a risk factor for ulnar…
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VIDEO: Speaker says graft-recipient anteroposterior mismatch did not impact outcomes after osteochondral allograft transplantation

July 9, 2018
SAN DIEGO At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Francesca R. Coxe, BS, discussed a study that found…
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VIDEO: Bacterial biofilms linked to tunnel widening in failed ACL reconstruction

July 9, 2018
SAN DIEGO At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, David C. Flanigan, MD, discussed a study that set out to determine…
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Patellar tendon may be superior graft choice for younger female patients

July 8, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Female patients who received bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft had fewer graft retears compared with patients who received…
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Half of patients with posterior shoulder instability were successfully treated nonoperatively for 1 year

July 7, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Among patients with posterior shoulder instability who had nonoperative management for at least 1 year, 40% of the patients will…
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AOSSM names new president during annual meeting

July 7, 2018
Neal S. ElAttrache, MD, was named new president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine during its annual meeting in San Diego…

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American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting

July 5, 2018 - July 8, 2018