Topographic Matching of Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation using Lateral Femoral Condyle for the Treatment of Medial Femoral Condyle Lesions: A Computer Simulated model Study

The purpose of this study was to determine whether lateral femoral condyle (LFC) osteochondral allografts (OCAs) would have a similar articular cartilage contour and resulting subchondral bone contour when compared with medial femoral condyle (MFC) allografts for the treatment of MFC chondral defects. Methods In this controlled laboratory study, human femoral hemi-condyles (10 MFCs and […]

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The Novartis LNA043 Knee Cartilage Study

Clinical research studies, or clinical trials, uncover new treatments and establish new ways to improve health care. Before you choose to participate in a trial, knowing the risks and benefi ts can help you make an informed decision. A process known as “informed consent” explains the details you need to know to make that decision […]

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Frozen Shoulder: symptoms you should know

Pain and stiffness can worsen over time until your shoulder feels frozen in one position. Here is how to get things moving again. Source: The Daily Star Read More

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Following pitch count guidelines may help young baseball players prevent injuries

Young pitchers who exceed pitch count limits are more prone to elbow injuries. Season statistics of players were compared relative to pitch count limits. Source: Science Daily Read More

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What you need to know about shoulder pain – and shoulder surgery

The part of the body we call the shoulder consists of several joints that work with tendons and muscles to allow the arm to move in many directions. We can bowl a perfect game or reach the top shelf thanks to this system of joints, muscles and tendons. However, it is possible to overextend the […]

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Chicago SPORTS Summit

A G E N D A* October 3, 2018 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 151 East Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago 11:15 – 11:30 Q&A with Panelists – Adam Yanke, M.D., Ph.D, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

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AAOS Fundamentals of Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy for Orthopaedic Residents

Dr. Adam Yanke is a Course-Director at the upcoming AAOS Fundamentals of Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy for Orthopaedic Residents to be held in Rosemount, IL on September 21-23, 2018. Dr. Yanke will be presenting on several topics at this course. The course is directed towards residents, providing them with a hands-on experience on advanced surgical […]

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20th Annual Sports Medicine Course

Dr. Adam Yanke will be presenting on several topics at this year’s 20th Annual Sports Medicine Course, including cartilage and patellofemoral disorders. The course is targeted towards surgeons specializing in sports medicine; helping them to stay abreast of the current treatments options in sports medicine and orthopaedics. Register now to learn more from Dr. Adam […]

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Rush Orthopaedic Program Ranked No. 4 in the U.S.; Top in Illinois

Chicago, IL, August 13, 2018 — U. S. News & World Report released its 2018-2019 Best Hospitals National Ranking and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center (RUMC), consisting of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) physicians, moved from the fifth to the fourth best orthopedic program in the nation. The report also continues to honor […]

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Knee pain and stiffness after MPFL reconstruction

The patient is a 24-year-old woman who presented to the initial treating physician with a complex history of patellofemoral symptoms in the left knee beginning in 2011. At that time, she was playing softball with a Division 1 scholarship and was experiencing repeated patellar instability events with at least one event being a traumatic dislocation […]

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