Surgery

First elbow transplant performed between same patient's arms

UCSF Health doctors have performed a first-of-its-kind elbow transplant between the same patient's arms. Experts say the April 2016 surgery could transform treatment for trauma patients, injured veterans and others with elbow ...

Surgery

In pitching injuries, the elbow is connected to the hip bone

(Medical Xpress)—New University of Florida research suggests that a pitcher's elbow injury could be linked to movement in the hips. Dr. Kevin W. Farmer, an assistant professor in the UF department of orthopaedics and rehabilitation, ...

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Platelet-rich plasma: Does it work?

Platelet -rich plasma (PRP) is currently used as an alternative treatment method for several common orthopaedic-related sports medicine conditions. According to a new study in the October issue of the Journal of the American ...