Jeffrey L. Tedder

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Rate of injuries among youth soccer players doubled, new study finds
Source:
Science daily

The study, published online today in Pediatrics, found that from 1990 through 2014, the number of soccer-related injuries treated in hospital emergency departments in the U.S. each year increased by 78 percent and the yearly rate of injuries increased by 111 percent among youth 7-17 years of age.

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Morbidly obese, nonobese patients experienced similar outcomes after revision THA
Source:
Healio

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.

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Study finds predictors for ACL injury are dissimilar between male and female athletes
Source:
Healio

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.

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Technique pearls for revision shoulder arthroplasty aid in preventing fracture, preserving bone stock
Source:
Healio

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.

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Surgery that restores hand and elbow function in quadriplegics is underused
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.

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Primary hip arthroscopy yields improved patient-reported outcome scores
Source:
Healio

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.

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