For children aged 14 and under, delaying reconstructive surgery for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries may raise their risk of further injury, according to a new study by pediatric orthopaedic surgeons. If surgery ...
Surgery Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Changes in medial and lateral trabecular bone texture can predict joint space narrowing (JSN) and progression of knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to research published in the March issue ...
Inflammatory disorders Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A cartilage gel being developed by tissue engineers and biochemists at the University of Sydney could bring increased mobility to people living with debilitating sports injuries.
Medical research Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Oxford University experts have called for better monitoring of knee replacement surgery to improve outcomes for patients.
Surgery Mar 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Evidence for the long-term safety and effectiveness of millions of knee replacement implants lacking
Knee replacement is amongst the most common surgical procedures in developed countries, with over 650 000 total knee replacements (TKR) performed in the USA in 2008 alone, at a cost of more than $10 billion. Yet there is ...
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(AP) -- It happened to nurse Jane Byron years after an in-line skating fall, business owner Haralee Weintraub while doing "men's" push-ups, and avid cyclist Gene Wilberg while lifting a heavy box.
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Despite the known success rates of reconstructive Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) surgery, the number of high school and collegiate football players returning to play may not be as high as anticipated, say researchers presenting ...
Health Feb 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Kids treated more than 150 days after an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury have higher rates of other knee injuries, including medial meniscal tears, say researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for ...
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Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction improves quality of life and sports functionality for athletes, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty ...
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Researchers at Duke University Medical Center used new tools they developed to analyze knees and hips and discovered that osteoarthritic knee joints are in a constant state of repair, while hip joints are not.
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Researchers at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson have shown that local anesthesia delivered through a catheter in the joint, intraarticularly, may be more beneficial than traditional opioids such as morphine and Oxycontin ...
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New research presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that more than 4.5 million Americans are living with a total knee replacement (TKR), as the number of TKR surgeries ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
No previous research has quantified and compared the costs and outcomes between total knee replacement (TKR) patients who have differing lengths of hospital stay following surgery.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The benefits of exercise in minimizing pain and improving mobility for individuals living with osteoarthritis has been well documented.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Rothman at Jefferson research suggests abandon convention in diagnosing periprosthetic joint infection
In their search for new, better ways to diagnose periprosthetic joint infection, Rothman Institute at Jefferson researchers have discovered that measurement of C-reactive protein in the synovial fluid is extremely accurate, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0