The lateral extra-articular tenodesis (LET) procedure, when performed in conjunction with ACL reconstruction, may reduce young athletes’ risk of graft failure and reinjury, according to a recent clinical trial.
Surgical and nonsurgical treatments offer similar functional outcomes for elderly patients with two-part proximal humerus fractures, according to a multinational research group.
Surgery Counteracts Effects of Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Young patients with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) — a subtype of transverse myelitis — regained arm function after undergoing nerve transfer surgery, according to the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS).
Most patients with AFM...
A one-stage surgical approach could be as effective in treating prosthetic joint infection (PJI) as the more common two-stage method, a recent British study found.
Adolescents who received psychological education and counseling before and after hip preservation surgery (HPS) exhibited enhanced psychological and physical function, according to a recent study.
About half of U.S. adults have a musculoskeletal condition, creating well over $200 billion in lost wages and costs for care each year. In addition, many orthopedists face a staggering clinical and bureaucratic workload.
Preparing for surgery to correct a comparatively common hip condition among youths can be challenging, but researchers at the University of California, San Diego, may have found a solution: 3-D-printed models.
Recent research published in Nature Medicine found a causal link between senescent cells and osteoporosis development. This finding adds to a growing body of research supporting the use of senolytic agents in treating multiple diseases of aging.
Data related to orthopedics present both challenges and opportunities with regard to treatment, prevention and availability of care.
A causal relationship exists between senescent cells and osteoarthritis (OA) development, according to a recent study in The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. That finding confirms what researchers have long suspected.
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