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

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. Source: Healio Read More

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BLOG: Hardware complications in revision ACL reconstruction take careful consideration

Revision ACLR can pose a variety of surgical challenges. Evaluation of patient risk factors, prior surgical technique, prior tunnel placement, tunnel osteolysis, prior grafts utilized and implanted hardware must be considered prior to performing a revision ACLR case. Source: Healio Read More

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The Relationship Between Shoulder Stiffness and Rotator Cuff Healing

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. Source: JBJS Read More

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The Importance of a Pitch Count in Young Athletes

Dr. Yanke, as well as many other Orthopaedic Surgeons from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, has formed Shouldersforlife, an organization whose goal is to protect overhead athletes from shoulder and elbow injuries. Shouldersforlife works with coaches and trainers to implement a shoulder and elbow injury prevention program in youth programs. In this video, Dr. Yanke discusses […]

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Dr. Yanke Joins BullsTV During the Bulls Pre-Game Live Show to Discuss Cartilage Injuries

Dr. Adam Yanke joins the Chicago Bulls Pre-Game Live Show to discuss the different types of cartilage, cartilage injuries, as well as the different types of treatment options. Dr. Yanke explains, in depth, Derrick Rose’s knee injury and how his cartilage was affected by his ACL injury. Some of the cartilage research and clinical trials […]

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