In the Journals

Researchers identify 50 most-referenced studies in ACL research

May 19, 2015
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers used citation analysis to determine the studies most influential on the field of ACL research based on

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Age, sport-specialized training, excessive play may be linked to injury risk

May 14, 2015
Young athletes were found to be at an elevated risk for injury as they aged, engaged in sport-specialized training and when they spent a…

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Combined knee joint geometry measurements provided more information on ACL injury risk

May 7, 2015
Compared with individual measures, combinations of knee joint geometry measurements provided more information about the risk of noncontact ACL injury…

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Noncontact lower-extremity injury risks likely differ by sport, gender

May 6, 2015
According to recently published data, differences were noted between sport and sex with regard to the risk for sustaining a noncontact…

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Determining fracture pattern stability more reliable for distal clavicle fracture classification

May 6, 2015
For the classification of distal clavicle fractures, researchers found the determination of fracture pattern stability may be a more appropriate and…

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Male track and field athletes at greater risk of injury

May 4, 2015
Compared with other sexes and competition levels, male track and field athletes, particularly masters male athletes, are at a greater risk of injury…

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On-site treatments appear effective for athletes with exertional heat stroke

April 30, 2015
According to recently published data, athletes treated on-site during foot races for exertional heat stroke generally responded well to cold-water…

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Intramuscular compartment pressure measurement adds significant diagnostic value for CECS patients

April 29, 2015
Intramuscular compartment pressure measured beyond 5 minutes of exercise and completed to maximal tolerable pain added significant diagnostic value…

Meeting News Coverage

High isokinetic-strength, functional testing score may lead to higher knee strength, activity level

April 24, 2015
LOS ANGELES — Patients who had an excellent performance on isokinetic-strength and functional testing 6 months after ACL reconstruction…

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Early intervention for proximal hamstring avulsion associated with good clinical outcomes

April 23, 2015
Although early intervention of proximal hamstring avulsions was associated with good clinical outcomes and a quicker return to sport, a delayed…

MediNatura becomes exclusive importer of certain injection solutions

April 17, 2015
MediNatura has announced it is now the exclusive importer of the homeopathic injection solutions Neuralgo-Rheum, Traumeel and Zeel, following study…

Meeting News Coverage

Re-injury after ACL reconstruction more common in young athletes

April 14, 2015
LAS VEGAS — During the course of a 15-year span, one in three young athletes experienced re-injury after ACL reconstruction, according to study…

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Return to play after TSA linked to sports participation in 5-year preoperative period

March 31, 2015
Return to play in patients who underwent total shoulder arthroplasty was found to be associated with the level of sports participation in the 5-year…

Meeting News Coverage

Caregivers frequently unaware of safety guidelines for young baseball pitchers

March 27, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Results of a survey presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting indicated caregivers were frequently…

Meeting News Coverage

ACL reconstructed knees likely have higher risk for subsequent meniscal surgery vs contralateral knee

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A retrospective study of 3,425 patients who underwent primary ACL reconstruction and had no meniscal pathology at the time of…

Meeting News Coverage

Smokers showed worse function, pain scores than non-smokers after rotator cuff tear

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Compared with non-smokers, patients who sustain rotator cuff tears and smoke have clinically worse function and pain scores…

Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: Adopt practices that avoid knee stiffness, patellar fracture in young athletes with patellar instability

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Orthopedists who decide to surgically manage pediatric athletes with patellar instability, and lateral patellar subluxation in…

Meeting News Coverage

Level of play may decline among professional baseball pitchers after revision UCL reconstruction

March 25, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Compared with professional baseball pitchers who underwent primary UCL reconstruction, research presented here indicates…

Meeting News Coverage

Height, pitching velocity of adolescent baseball pitchers likely indicative of shoulder and elbow injuries

March 25, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Adolescent baseball pitchers who are taller, throw harder and pitch for multiple teams are more likely to have a history of…

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ACL reconstruction in adolescents has outcomes comparable to healthy controls

March 18, 2015
Patients who underwent ACL reconstruction during adolescence experienced significantly more radiographically visible osteoarthritic changes in their…