American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AOSSM, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Overexertion found to cause non-traumatic fatalities in football players

September 13, 2019
BOSTON — Most non-traumatic fatalities that occur in high school and collegiate football players are due to overexertion exercises from…
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High school football concussion risk greater for young athletes and on turf

August 25, 2019
BOSTON — Concussion risk in high school football is greater for younger players and on practices on turf-based surfaces, according to a study
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Algorithm finds predictors of minimally clinically important differences after hip arthroscopy

August 20, 2019
BOSTON — Predictors of failure to achieve a minimally clinically important difference following hip arthroscopy include mental health, symptom…
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No differences found for early vs delayed treatment of multiligament knee injuries

August 19, 2019
BOSTON — Although early vs. delayed surgical treatment of multiligament knee injuries had no differences in patient-reported outcomes, results…
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Accelerated weight-bearing after MACI of knee defects seen as safe

August 19, 2019
BOSTON — High levels of patient satisfaction and tissue durability beyond 10 years were seen with matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte…
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Similar results seen with knotless vs knotted anchors for arthroscopic shoulder stabilization

August 17, 2019
BOSTON — Patients who underwent arthroscopic shoulder stabilization with knotless anchors had outcomes similar to patients who had traditional…
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Time from MRI to surgery impacts rotator cuff tear size progression

August 13, 2019
BOSTON — According to a presenter at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, time had a significant impact on…
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Arthroscopy after lateral ankle ligament surgery does not significantly increase complication rate

August 13, 2019
BOSTON — According to a presentation at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, arthroscopy after lateral ankle…
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Lateral extra-articular tenodesis may reduce graft failure after ACL reconstruction

August 12, 2019
BOSTON — Young active patients undergoing hamstring autograft ACL reconstruction with lateral extra-articular tenodesis experienced reduced…
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Tendon lengthening similar with accelerated, traditional rehab after Achilles tendon repair

August 9, 2019
BOSTON — There was no significant difference in tendon length 12 weeks after Achilles tendon repair in patients who underwent accelerated…