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Anatomic reinsertion seen as preferred surgical method of distal biceps tears

In the surgical treatment of distal biceps tendon tears, investigators of this study found surgeons preferred anatomic reinsertion to the radial tuberosity. Source: Healio Read More

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Study links psychological distress to greater shoulder pain and disability

Results from this prospective, cross-sectional study demonstrated catastrophic thinking and lower self-efficacy were linked with more shoulder pain and disability among patients who presented with shoulder pain and had no history of shoulder surgery. Source: Healio Read More

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New work on knee cartilage structure to aid better replacements and injury treatments

Fibrocartilage tissue in the knee is comprised of a more varied molecular structure than researchers previously appreciated, according to a new study by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Delaware. Their work informs ways to better treat such injuries as knee meniscus tears – treatment […]

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Tobacco use linked with more complications after ACL reconstruction

Researchers of this database study discovered significantly higher rates of infection, venous thromboembolism and subsequent reconstruction within 90 days following arthroscopic-assisted anterior ACL reconstruction among patients who used tobacco compared with non-tobacco users. Source: Healio Read More

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High rates of return to sport seen after arthroscopic Bankart repair

Although a survey of patients who underwent arthroscopic Bankart repair for the treatment of chronic shoulder instability showed all patients who were active in sports preoperatively returned to sport postoperatively, 26% of patients reported no benefits in sporting activity after the surgery. Source: Healio Read More

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