TITLE

SPECIALTY UPDATE: What's New in Sports Medicine

AUTHOR(S)
Tompkins, Marc; Ma, Richard; Hogan, MaCalus V.; Miller, Mark D.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;4/20/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 8, p789
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents updates related to sports medicine and surgery. It says the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) remains the most studie area in sports medicine. A clinical study also compared the use of double-bundle or single-bundle reconstructions. It tells that while previous multiple systematic reviews of single-row as compared with double-row repairs of rotator cuff showed no difference in terms of clinical outcomes, the latter may provide improved tendon healing and lower retear rates.
ACCESSION #
60439351

 

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