Morbidly obese patients who underwent aseptic revision total hip arthroplasty experienced similar complications, failures and clinical outcomes compared with nonobese patients, according to study results.
Except for increased anterior-posterior knee laxity, results from this study indicated female athletes and male athletes were not similar with regard to predictors for first-time noncontact ACL injury.
Technique pearls for revision shoulder arthroplasty aid in preventing fracture, preserving bone stock
Shoulder arthroplasty has become more prevalent in recent years, with growth rates being recently comparable to or higher than hip and knee arthroplasty. Reportedly, the treatment of shoulder osteoarthritis, proximal humerus fracture and rotator cuff tear arthropathy via shoulder arthroplasty has yielded consistent good to excellent results.
Source: Science daily
A surgery for quadriplegics called tendon transfer can significantly improve hand and elbow function, but the procedure is greatly underused, according to an article in the journal Hand Clinics by Loyola Medicine hand surgeon Michael S. Bednar, MD, FAAOS.
Patients who underwent primary hip arthroscopy experienced greater improvement in patient-reported outcome scores at 2-year follow-up compared with patients who underwent revision arthroscopy, according to recently presented data.