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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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Black, Latina women with knee OA desire timelier information on therapy options

May 15, 2019
Latina and African American women with knee osteoarthritis want their primary care physicians to provide more information regarding treatment…

Digital therapy platform from Reflexion Health receives FDA 510(k) clearance for trunk, upper extremities

May 15, 2019
Reflexion Health announced it received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant to be used for trunk and upper…

HealthMe named winner of Inaugural Innovation Exchange Pitch Competition at AANA Annual Meeting

May 15, 2019
HealthMe Technology was named winner of the Inaugural Innovation Exchange Pitch Competition at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual…
In the JournalsFrom OT Europe

Fluoroscopy with cone beam CT may help for talar fractures, but no significant differences found

May 14, 2019
In the operative treatment of talar fractures, conventional fluoroscopy with additional intraoperative cone beam CT may be beneficial but its impact…
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How to apologize effectively for medical errors

May 14, 2019
Medical errors are common and are the third-leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for more than 250,000 deaths per year, according…
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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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Hip shape may predict total hip replacement

May 14, 2019
TORONTO — Hip shape parameters such as decreasing acetabular coverage were among factors that predicted total hip replacement in a cohort of…
In the Journals

60 seconds can ascertain patients’ social determinants of health

May 13, 2019
Patients’ social determinants of health were determined in 1 minute with a short survey, according to findings recently published in Annals of
Meeting News

Revision ACL reconstruction may be an indication for lateral extra-articular tenodesis

May 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A presenter at the Arthroscopy Association of North American and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day…

44 states sue 20 drug companies, allege drug price inflation of more than 1,000%

May 13, 2019
A coalition of states allege a string of drug companies arranged a scheme that would raise generic drug prices in some instances by more than 1,000%…
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BLOG: There has never been a better time to embrace your inner entrepreneur

May 13, 2019
by John “Jay” Crawford, MD Ten years ago, the president assured the American public that if they “liked their doctor, they could…

Wright Medical reports financial results for the first quarter of 2019

May 12, 2019
Wright Medical Group N.V. reported first-quarter financial results of 2019, which ended March 31, according to a press release. “Our…

WishBone Medical announces acquisition of CSpine

May 11, 2019
WishBone Medical announced it has acquired CSpine Inc. According to a company press…

Medtronic announces definitive agreement to acquire Titan Spine

May 10, 2019
Medtronic plc announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Titan Spine, including the company’s complete portfolio, which…
In the Journals

Imaging for LBP, lower extremity pain seen as a driver of increased health care costs

May 10, 2019
According to a recently published study, the need for surgery is not common among patients who are newly diagnosed for low back pain and lower…
Meeting News

Interstitial pneumonia may be new category of undifferentiated connective tissue disease

May 10, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — Interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features may potentially be the newest category of undifferentiated connective tissue…
In the JournalsPerspective

Examination under anesthesia may help surgeons decide appropriate surgery for patellar instability

May 9, 2019
According to recently published results, patients would unlikely benefit from isolated medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction if their patella…
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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…