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Study: Bracing not effective in returning high school athletes to sport after shoulder instability

Study: Bracing not effective in returning high school athletes to sport after shoulder instability
October 18, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — Bracing was not efficacious as an adjunct method to standard conservative care for shoulder instability in high school athletes, according to results presented here.

“Findings suggest functional bracing is not an effective adjunct to nonoperative management of anterior shoulder instability in returning athletes to sport, at least at a high school level,” Michael J. Kissenberth, MD, said at the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting.

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Liposomal bupivacaine, interscalene catheter had similar pain relief for total elbow arthroplasty

October 15, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Results presented at the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting showed similar pain relief among patients who underwent total elbow…
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First-time TSA, rotator cuff repair had similar rates of positive cultures

October 14, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Patients undergoing either total shoulder arthroplasty or rotator cuff repair for the first time had similar rates of developing positive cultures…
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Similar performance levels found between MLB pitchers after UCLR vs average MLB pitchers

October 13, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Major League Baseball pitchers who underwent ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction returned to play at a level of performance similar to average…
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Pain and Opioid Use After Total Shoulder Arthroplasty With Injectable Liposomal Bupivacaine Versus Interscalene Block

Orthopedics, September/October 2017, Volume 40 Issue 5
Postoperative pain control is a significant concern after total shoulder arthroplasty. Injectable periarticular…
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Operative Management Options for Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability in Patients Younger Than 30 Years: September 2015

Anterior instability of the glenohumeral joint is a relatively common problem in the young population. Identification…
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American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting

American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Value-based care in total joint arthroplasty creates unintended ethical consequences

March 15, 2017
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