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  • Patient Understanding, Expectations, and Satisfaction Regarding Rotator Cuff Injuries and Surgical Management

    Rotator cuff injuries are among the most common in orthopaedics, with rotator cuff repair surgery consistently reported as one of the most commonly performed orthopaedic procedures. Patient satisfaction is becoming an increasingly important outcome metric as health care continues to evolve with regard to quality measures affecting physician reimbursement. Source: Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic […]

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  • Tenodesis, tenotomy showed favorable results in treatment of long head of biceps tendon lesions

    Results presented at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting showed favorable results with both tenodesis and tenotomy in the treatment of lesions of the long head of the biceps tendon. Source: Healio Read More

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  • Preventing long-term complications of an ACL tear

    Despite the frequency of torn ACLs, many people don’t know that the injury results in a significant risk of developing arthritis Source: Medical Xpress Read More

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  • Malnourished patients had increased risk for short-term complications after TSA

    The prevalence of preoperative malnutrition was 7.6% with a significant proportion of normal weight and obese patients found to be malnourished. Source: Healio Read More

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  • Lifelong physical activity increases bone density in men

    Men have many reasons to add high-impact and resistance training to their exercise regimens; these reasons include building muscle and shedding fat. Now a researcher has determined another significant benefit to these activities: building bone mass. The study found that individuals who continuously participated in high-impact activities, such as jogging and tennis, during adolescence and […]

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  • Treatment of Locked Posterior Shoulder Dislocation With Bone Defect

    Locked posterior shoulder dislocation is an uncommon condition and is associated with a reverse Hill-Sachs lesion in 50% of cases. The condition is likely to occur in cases of violent trauma, seizures, or electric shock. Unrecognized dislocation with humeral head fracture affects joint function and humeral head vascularity and may lead to chronic instability, osteonecrosis, […]

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  • Care of Shoulder Pain in the Overhead Athlete

    Shoulder complaints are common in the overhead athlete. Understanding the biomechanics of throwing and swimming requires understanding the importance of maintaining the glenohumeral relationship of the shoulder. Source: Healio Read More

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  • Improvements in ACL surgery may help prevent knee osteoarthritis

    Injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee frequently leads to early-onset osteoarthritis, a painful condition that can occur even if the patient has undergone ACL reconstruction to prevent its onset. A new review looks at the ability of two different reconstruction techniques to restore normal knee motion and potentially slow degenerative changes […]

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  • Age not a factor in success of shoulder replacement surgery

    Whether you’re younger than 65 or older than 75, age may not be a discernible factor in the success of shoulder replacement surgery, according to a new study. Source: Science Daily Read More

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  • Complications of Shoulder Arthroplasty

    Early and mid-range followup studies of shoulder arthroplasty have been encouraging, showing good and excellent results in > 90% of shoulders. Despite this success, complications in shoulder replacement surgery are inevitable, with an incidence of approximately 14%. Numerous complications have been identified and include the following factors in order of decreasing frequency: instability, rotator cuff […]

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