Latest Arthroscopy Stories

2013-03-25 11:36:50

Research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in Chicago, IL shows that biceps tenodesis surgery is safe and effective for individuals who suffer a SLAP (superior labral anterior posterior) tear of the shoulder. Patients examined had previously undergone unsuccessful arthroscopic repair for their injuries. "Our research focused on a sample of 42 active-duty men and women who were unable to return to duty after primary arthroscopic SLAP...

2013-03-25 11:35:05

Outcomes after surgery have always been difficult to determine. Now a new case study on more than 500 hip procedures highlights that complication rates may be even higher than previous reports, say researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in Chicago, IL. "The overall complication rate after hip arthroscopy was 7.2 percent, which is higher than what has been previously reported in the literature at 1.5 percent," said lead author...

2013-03-19 14:11:48

New research finds that for a number of patients physical therapy provides similar improvements in physical function and pain Many middle age and older adults have disabling knee pain due to a tear in the meniscus, an important supporting structure in the knee that is often damaged in patients with underlying knee osteoarthritis. In the United States, more than 450,000 arthroscopic meniscal surgeries are performed each year to treat meniscal tears. However, there is little data available...

2013-01-23 23:02:37

Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO, http://www.srortho.com) knee surgeon, Dr. Thomas Degenhardt, has participated in the advancement of the latest Patient Specific Instrumentation (PSI) and MRI technology available for knee joint replacement. An expert surgeon with decades of experience, Dr. Degenhardt explains the benefits of using advanced equipment for making precise measurements prior to performing total knee joint replacement surgery. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Dr. Thomas C....

2013-01-11 05:03:09

Dr. Robert Donnelly, a surgeon at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers is an outstanding orthopedic surgeon and competition winning bodybuilder that has been practicing in the Tampa Bay area for over ten years. He was the light-heavyweight and overall winner of the 2011 St. Pete Muscle Classic bodybuilding competition. Dr. Donnelly would like to offer some exercise tips as he promotes an active lifestyle and encourages good health through athleticism. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) January 10,...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.