An Analysis of the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination Sports Section: The Importance of Reviewing the Current Orthopaedic Subspecialty Literature
- Introductory Comments. Seitz Jr., William H. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;2010 Supplement 2, Vol. 92-A, p1
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the author provides an overview on the selection of the eighteen scientific exhibits during the seventy-seventh Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) including basic-science research, clinical studies and...
- Randomized trial: Weekly soccer warm-ups significantly reduced ACL injuries in girls. Rapp, Susan M. // Orthopaedics Today Europe;2012, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p20
The article discusses a study presented by Markus WaldÃ©n at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' 2012 annual meeting, which showed that completing a 15-minute neuromuscular warm-up program twice a week resulted in significant reductions in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries...
- PRP shows little benefit in ACL reconstruction at 6 months. Stanton, Terry // AAOS Now;Apr2010, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p16
The article focuses on the benefits of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction discussed at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon (AAOS). According to David Figueroa, orthopaedists believe that PRP tends to improve the...
- CPG Update. // AAOS Now;Nov2013, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p41
The article offers information on the five clinical practice guidelines (CPG) developed by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Evidence-Based Medicine Unit including the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries treatment, hip fractures management in older patients, and Surgical...
- CPGs In Development. // AAOS Now;Mar2013, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p39
The article discusses the guidelines being developed in the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) as of March 2013. These guidelines include Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries and Management of Hip...
- Bilateral simultaneous anterior cruciate ligament injury: a case report and national survey of orthopedic surgeon management preference. Saadat, Ehsan; Curry, Emily J.; Xinning Li; Matzkin, Elizabeth G. // Orthopedic Reviews;2014, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p148
Unilateral anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is a common injury seen by sports medicine orthopedic surgeons. However, a bilateral simultaneous ACL injury is extremely rare and has been reported only three times in the literature. We present a young female skier with simultaneous bilateral...
- Study finds no link between donor age and results of patellar tendon ACL reconstruction. // Orthopedics Today;Jul2011, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p54
The article discusses research study being done on the influence of donor age on clinical outcomes in cases of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with patellar tendon allograft, referencing a study by Daniel Hampton et al.
- Play at 1 year does not predict midterm return to sports after ACL reconstruction. Craven, Jeff // Orthopedics Today;Feb2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p47
The article reports on a study which concluded that a 12-month follow-up may be too early to analyze return to sport outcomes following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery since most patients have not returned to pre-injury levels of participation by that time.
- Younger age seen as risk factor for additional surgery following ACL reconstruction. // Orthopedics Today;Aug2011, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p15
The article reports on the conclusion by Kurt P. Spindler, Medical Doctor (MD), that younger age at index surgery is a risk factor for subsequent surgery following basic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction.