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2012-04-20 06:21:36

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Hot Topics ROSEMONT, Ill., April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Below are highlights of orthopaedic research studies appearing in the April 18th issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), as well as the issue's full Table of Contents. For more information on these full articles, please contact Lauren Pearson Riley at pearson@aaos.org 847-384-4031 or Kayee Ip at ip@aaos.org or 847-384-4035. Study Looks at Orthopaedic Injuries Sustained...

2012-03-21 21:36:04

Below is a news summary of an orthopaedic research study appearing in the March 21, 2012 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), as well as the issues' full Table of Contents. A Structured, Independent Exercise Regimen Can Reduce the Need for Therapy Following Meniscus Surgery The treatment of meniscus tears in injured workers is associated with less favorable outcomes and higher utilization of clinical services. "Disability, Impairment, and Physical Therapy Utilization...

2012-03-21 10:24:26

ROSEMONT, Ill, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Below are highlights of orthopaedic research studies appearing in the March 21, 2012 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), as well as the issues' full Table of Contents. For more information on these full articles, please contact Lauren Pearson Riley at pearson@aaos.org 847-384-4031 or Kayee Ip at ip@aaos.org or 847-384-4035. Thromboembolic Events are Uncommon Following Ankle Fracture Surgery Thromboembolic events -...

2012-02-24 08:00:00

Rotator cuff injuries and massive rotator cuff tears are common causes of shoulder pain. Researchers from the Steadman Philippon Research Institute recently compared the outcomes of three rotator cuff repair procedures used to correct rotator cuff injuries to determine which could provide the best outcomes for patients. This latest rotator cuff repair study was conducted in the biomechanical testing labs on the SPRI campus in Vail, Colorado. Vail, CO. (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 The Steadman...

2012-02-10 16:10:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While the innovative da Vinci surgical robot's use is largely limited to specialized procedures, Evergreen Healthcare is the first hospital in the area to implement minimally invasive robot-assisted general surgery. This is expected to increase the number of patients who can benefit from the quicker recoveries and shorter hospital stays the da Vinci technology provides. Evergreen was also the first in the Puget Sound to perform gall...

2012-02-10 11:58:23

Two studies on shoulder instability in a military population were presented today by U.S. Army sports medicine surgeons at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' annual meeting. Findings in one study suggest patients with a self-reported history of shoulder instability are far more likely to experience future instability, while the second study outlined key factors associated with surgical failure and concluded that arthroscopic surgical intervention has better outcomes than an open...

2012-02-08 12:22:48

A new study has demonstrated that a procedure wherein healthy cartilage is transplanted to fix an area of damaged cartilage (osteoarticular cartilage transplantation or OATS procedure) is superior to the standard of care for repairing cartilage defects. It is thought that fixing such lesions may ultimately help to prevent the onset of osteoarthritis, and get athletic individuals back to sporting activities reliably. The study by Hospital for Special Surgery researchers was reported at the...

2012-02-06 22:33:12

Experts from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center will present their latest research and clinical findings on diseases of the muscle, tendon, bone and joint at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), February 7-11 in San Francisco, California. "The introduction of new imaging and research techniques, combined with advances in clinical care, allows our researchers to identify the basic biology of joint tissues and the impact...

2012-01-25 08:00:00

CLEVELAND, January 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical education and simulation training, is pleased to announce it has purchased the ARTHRO VR(R), a virtual reality arthroscopic training simulator line from GMV, Spain. This purchase expands the company's training tools to provide clients with advanced solutions for orthopedic surgeons. As with all Simbionix training simulators, this system is the ideal complement to...

2012-01-11 08:00:00

LONDON, January 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading orthopaedic surgeon Simon Moyes [http://www.simonmoyes.com ] has launched a new website which allows arthroscopic operations to be filmed simultaneously from the surgeon's viewpoint and from inside the joint. The "Arthroscopic Atlas", which is the first of its kind, has been developed by Simon Moyes [http://simonmoyes.co.uk ] along with Smith & Nephew, a company which develops advanced medical devices, and is aimed at...