Surgical predictors of clinical outcome six years following revision ACL reconstruction
A team of orthopedic physicians reports that opting for a transtibial surgical approach and choosing an inference screw for femoral and tibial fixation will improve the patient's odds of having a significantly better six-year clinical outcome.
How Surgeons Can Improve Outcomes of Revision ACL Reconstruction
Outcomes of revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction are known to be inferior to those of primary procedures, but little has been known about why this occurs – until now. New research from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, suggests that 2 important clinical decisions can significantly improve a patient’s chances of a experiencing a good outcome after revision surgery.
Arthroscopic treatment of osteochondritis dissecans has excellent long-term outcomes
According to a presenter, elbow arthroscopy for patients with osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum has excellent long-term outcomes and return to play rates.
Pop goes the shoulder– now what?
If you are worried you have a shoulder dislocation, don’t panic, but do get specialized care right away.
5 knee braces to consider
Knee braces can provide support to the knee joint. People may find these products beneficial following surgery or injury.