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2014-07-22 16:25:53

ROSEMONT, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a literature review in the July issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), patients' activity level is a strong predictor for how well they will do with certain treatments and how well they recover from injuries after treatment. Patients are encouraged to ask their orthopaedic surgeon if activity level is an important factor in their treatment decision. For example, more active patients...

2014-07-11 23:05:32

Re-tearing a repaired knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) happens all too frequently, however a recent study being presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting suggests that identification and patient education regarding modifiable risk factors may minimize the chance of a future ACL tear. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Re-tearing a repaired knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) happens all too frequently, however a recent study...

2014-07-11 23:05:30

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstructions occur more than 200,000 times a year, but the type of material used to create a new ligament may determine how long you stay in the game, say researchers presenting their work today at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM). Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstructions occur more than 200,000 times a year, but the type of material used to create a new ligament...

2014-07-10 23:08:02

Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. The study adds to existing research noting the risk of secondary meniscal and chondral injuries in pediatric patients. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research...

2014-07-09 23:09:50

Beverly Hills orthopaedic surgeon and media personality Sonu Ahluwalia, M.D., has launched a cutting-edge new orthopaedic surgery website. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 While famous in his birth country of India as the host of the television show “All Is Well with Dr. Ahluwalia,” Sonu Ahluwalia, M.D., is best known in the United States for his numerous appearances on American TV shows including “Entertainment Tonight,” “The Doctors,” “The Today Show,” and “Good Day LA.” During...

2014-05-01 23:11:16

Arthroscopy concludes that the New England Journal of Medicine “got it wrong” when they claimed arthroscopic partial meniscectomy has no value. Editor-in-Chief of Arthroscopy, Dr. James Lubowitz - along with his distinguished colleagues - believes that arthroscopic partial meniscectomy has revolutionized the treatment of meniscal injuries. Taos, New Mexico (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) concluded in a recent article titled, “Arthroscopic Meniscectomy...

2014-04-22 04:21:26

Off-the shelf biologic medical device is now approved and poised for introduction in the EU for use in certain anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee surgeries SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aperion Biologics, Inc. was granted the CE Mark approval for its lead product, the Z-Lig(TM) ACLR device, to be used by surgeons in the European Union and other territories that accept the CE Mark. The Z-Lig(TM) is the first engineered biologic device for treatment of revision...

2014-03-15 23:01:41

Researchers presented results today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day in New Orleans that adolescents who have an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction are more likely to demonstrate osteoarthritic changes later in life. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Researchers presented results today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day in New Orleans that adolescents who have an Anterior...

2014-03-14 00:23:03

Cost to implement program approximately $1.25 per player NEW ORLEANS, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As youth participation in high-demand sports such as football, basketball and soccer has increased over the past decade, so has the number of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in teens and young adults. New research presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that universal neuromuscular training for...

2014-03-12 08:29:40

Patent Covers Bioabsorbable Device for Affixing Graft to Bone in ACL Reconstruction BATON ROUGE, La., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesa Medical, Inc., announced today the issuance of a US patent that covers a pioneering device designed to aid surgeons performing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and to improve patient outcomes after surgery. Patent number 8,603,115 is for invention of the GraftGrab(TM), a novel device to fix an ACL graft with a single fluid motion...


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