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2012-05-29 23:00:17

"Labrum tear being treated now at the center for regenerative medicine," according to Dr. A.J. Farshchian MD, medical director for the center for regenerative medicine. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 "Labrum tear being treated now at the center for regenerative medicine," according to Dr. A.J. Farshchian MD, medical director for the center for regenerative medicine. The labrum is a fibrocartilaginous rim which attaches to the acetabulum cavity (This is where the hip joint is located). Its...

2012-04-30 09:12:11

The new standards, developed by a radiology resident at Brigham and Women's Hospital, will help ER radiologists diagnose secondary injuries in patients presenting with traumatic shoulder injuries Traumatic shoulder injuries that result in a patient visit to the ER often contain a secondary injury that can cause pain and discomfort in that part of the body after the primary injury has healed. By focusing on the primary injury, radiologists sometimes miss the secondary injury, which can...

2012-04-29 15:17:06

Shoulder injuries are among the most frequently encountered musculoskeletal injuries treated in emergency departments. One new study shows how radiologists can more effectively identify these injuries and improve patient outcomes. "The severity of shoulder injuries are often underestimated," said Dr. Scott Sheehan, lead author for the study. "Subtle injuries can have significant consequences if not recognized and treated promptly." Sheehan and his co-authors began studying the effects of...

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...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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