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Saliva biomarkers may help predict concussion symptom duration in children

Saliva biomarkers may help predict concussion symptom duration in children
May 9, 2017

Read the Perspective from Anthony P. Kontos, PhD

Analyzing saliva for changes in the micro-ribonucleic acid levels served as a prognostic indicator of symptom duration among children following a concussion, according to research presented at the 2017 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.

Researchers noted that this form of testing can more correctly assess potential lingering effects more successfully than the standard Sports Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT-3).

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Young athletes with previous knee injury had higher risk of OA

May 2, 2017
LAS VEGAS — Young athletes who previously sustained an intra-articular knee injury had a higher risk of structural changes associated with future osteoarthritis…
In the Journals

Significantly higher instability, pain found with combined UCL, RCL vs. isolated UCL tears

March 10, 2017
Recently published results showed National Football League players with combined thumb ulnar collateral ligament and radial collateral ligament tears had significantly…
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VIDEO: Romeo discusses treatment options for SLAP, bicep tendon lesions in athletes

February 10, 2017
LAHAINA, Hawaii —  At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2017, Anthony A. Romeo, MD, provided treatment options for superior labral anterior to posterior (SLAP) and…
Review Article

Contemporary Management of Symptomatic Bipartite Patella

Orthopedics, November/December 2009, Volume 32 Issue 11
The patella is the largest sesamoid bone in the body ossifying from 1 center in 77% and from 2 or 3 centers in 23% of…
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CME

Sports Medicine: December 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The past two decades have witnessed an amazing increase in the participation in competitive sports by children of all…
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VIDEO: Arciero discusses arthroscopic Bankart repair for shoulder instability in non-collision athletes

February 8, 2017
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Recreational athletes found likely to return to sport following hip arthroscopy for FAI

July 9, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — According to a speaker here, patients who identify as recreational or amateur athletes and underwent hip arthroscopy…

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Patients likely benefit from Bankart repair of initial shoulder dislocation

July 8, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — According to research presented here, Bankart repair following initial shoulder dislocation leads to improved patient…

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Preoperative condition seen as key in return to baseline function after anterior shoulder instability

July 8, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Rather than surgical factors, data presented here indicate patient preoperative condition is the most important…

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Bracing showed mixed effects on patient outcomes following revision ACL reconstruction

July 8, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — According to a speaker here, the use of an ACL brace in patient rehabilitation following ACL reconstructing provided…

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Articular cartilage injuries can be effectively treated with nonsurgical, surgical methods

Orthopedics Today, July 2016
While articular cartilage injuries present unique challenges and need to be evaluated in each patient, both nonsurgical and surgical treatment have…

Comparable clinical results found with hamstring, patellar tendon ACL reconstruction

Orthopedics Today, July 2016
At an average 15-year follow-up, hamstring tendon and patellar tendon ACL reconstructions demonstrated comparable results for a variety of clinical…

Commentary

Consider overuse injuries in female youth athlete

Orthopedics Today, July 2016
Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Rachel M. Frank, MD
Since passage of Title IX in 1972, a comprehensive federal law that required gender equity in every education program or activity receiving federal…

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Identification of soft tissue injury in tibial plateau fractures seem as vital to treatment

Orthopedics Today, July 2016
In the treatment of tibial plateau fractures in extreme sports athletes, determining whether there is a soft tissue injury and treating the fracture…

Intraoperative corticosteroid injection may increase infection risk after knee arthroscopy

Orthopedics Today, July 2016
Medicare patients who underwent ipsilateral intra-articular knee corticosteroid injections at the time of knee arthroscopy had a significantly…

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Physical therapy resolved injuries in ultra-runners

Orthopedics Today, July 2016
While lower extremity musculoskeletal injuries are common among ultra-runners, treatment through physical therapy has been shown to resolve a high…

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