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Study explores assessment of head collision events during soccer

June 27, 2017

Results from this study demonstrated soccer players who showed signs of concussion after a head collision should be assessed by an independent health care personnel to avoid delayed care and additional injury.

Researchers used video footage from the 2014 FIFA World Cup to identify 61 soccer players who sustained 81 head collisions during 72 separate events during the course of 64 games. Investigators used standardized forms to collect data on whether the soccer players were assessed, by whom the soccer players were assessed and the outcomes of the assessment. Any observable effects of the collision were recorded as signs of potential concussions.

Boston Children’s Hospital recognized as top pediatric orthopedic hospital in US News & World Report

June 27, 2017
Boston Children’s Hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the top-ranked hospital in the United States for pediatric orthopedics for the…

AMA opposed to Senate Health Care bill

June 26, 2017
The AMA sent a letter to Senate leaders stating its overwhelming disapproval with the U.S. Senate’s proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The…
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Navigated UKA valid surgical tool for prediction of predisease alignment

June 26, 2017
Results from this study demonstrated navigated unicompartamental knee arthroplasty was a valid surgical technique that allows for accurate prediction of predisease…
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Liposomal bupivacaine, dexamethasone reduced postoperative pain after shoulder arthroplasty

June 26, 2017
Patients undergoing shoulder arthroplasty who received a standardized multimodal pain management as well as intraoperative liposomal bupivacaine and intravenous…
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Posterior Percutaneous Endoscopic Cervical Foraminotomy and Diskectomy With Unilateral Biportal Endoscopy

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Online Advanced Release, June 6, 2017
This report describes a new, minimally invasive procedure, posterior percutaneous endoscopic cervical diskectomy…
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Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015

The goal of the clinical use of a bipolar blood-sealing system is to reduce perioperative blood loss in total joint…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses efficacy of transtendinous repair for gluteus medius tears

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