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Patient Understanding, Expectations, and Satisfaction Regarding Rotator Cuff Injuries and Surgical Management

Date: 19 Jul 2017
Category: Healthcare News

Rotator cuff injuries are among the most common in orthopaedics, with rotator cuff repair surgery consistently reported as one of the most commonly performed orthopaedic procedures. Patient satisfaction is becoming an increasingly important outcome metric as health care continues to evolve with regard to quality measures affecting physician reimbursement. Read more

Throwing injuries in young baseball players: Is there something we are not considering?

Date: 19 Jul 2017
Category: Healthcare News

Baseball marks the end of winter and the start of spring, and we as a nation delight in watching not only the pros but also our kids play this great game. Read more

Treatment of Locked Posterior Shoulder Dislocation With Bone Defect

Date: 10 May 2017
Category: Healthcare News

Locked posterior shoulder dislocation is an uncommon condition and is associated with a reverse Hill-Sachs lesion in 50% of cases. The condition is likely to occur in cases of violent trauma, seizures, or electric shock. Unrecognized dislocation with humeral head fracture affects joint function and humeral head vascularity and may lead to chronic instability, osteonecrosis, […]

Rates of Complications and Secondary Surgeries After In Situ Cubital Tunnel Release Compared With Ulnar Nerve Transposition: A Retrospective Review

Date: 10 May 2017
Category: Healthcare News

The short-term complication rates of cubital tunnel surgery are low (3.2%), but higher for patients with chronic kidney disease. The secondary surgery rate after cubital tunnel surgery was 5.7% overall, but higher for patients with prior elbow trauma and for patients undergoing ulnar nerve transposition. Read more

Care of Shoulder Pain in the Overhead Athlete

Date: 10 May 2017
Category: Healthcare News

Shoulder complaints are common in the overhead athlete. Understanding the biomechanics of throwing and swimming requires understanding the importance of maintaining the glenohumeral relationship of the shoulder. Read more

Complications of Shoulder Arthroplasty

Date: 10 May 2017
Category: Healthcare News

Total shoulder arthroplasty, originally used by Péan in 1893 to treat tuberculous arthritis1 and subsequently modernized by Neer et al. in the 1950s for the treatment of three and four-part proximal humeral fractures2, has demonstrated clinical efficacy when used for the treatment of primary and secondary degenerative conditions of the shoulder Read more

Age not a factor in success of shoulder replacement surgery

Date: 10 May 2017
Category: Healthcare News

Whether you’re younger than 65 or older than 75, age may not be a discernible factor in the success of shoulder replacement surgery, according to a new study. Read more

Debridement cited as better initial option to treat infection after reverse shoulder arthroplasty

Date: 07 Apr 2017
Category: Healthcare News

Results from a retrospective, multicenter study by French researchers that investigated treatment options for infection after reverse shoulder arthroplasty supported the use of debridement as a first-line treatment, but noted this option had a 54% healing rate. Read more

The Relationship Between Shoulder Stiffness and Rotator Cuff Healing

Date: 07 Apr 2017
Category: Healthcare News

Retear and stiffness are not uncommon outcomes of rotator cuff repair. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between rotator cuff repair healing and shoulder stiffness. Read more

Stiff shoulders less likely to re-tear after rotator cuff repair vs non-stiff shoulders

Date: 05 Nov 2015
Category: Healthcare News

Patients who had preoperative shoulder stiffness and those who developed stiffness at 6 weeks and 12 weeks postoperatively after rotator cuff repair were less likely to experience a re-tear compared with patients who had no stiffness, according to results presented here. Read more

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