Editors Choice

Editors' Choice articles & Announcements from the Orthogate Team.

Findings from a study published online in the journal Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research suggest that surgeons should consider certain pain-related responses when assessing patients prior to total knee arthroplasty (TKA). 

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A study published online in The American Journal of Sports Medicine examines long-term outcomes for surgical and nonsurgical treatment approaches to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture in high-level athletes. 

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A study published online in The American Journal of Sports Medicine suggests that lower preoperative Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) and SF-36 scores may be linked to increased risk of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA) after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. 

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According to a study published online in The American Journal of Sports Medicine, fresh distal tibia allograft (DTA) reconstruction and the Latarjet procedure may offer similar outcomes for recurrent anterior shoulder instability. 

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A study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty suggests that "running two operating rooms" may not compromise patient safety or outcomes for hip or knee arthroplasty procedures. 

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Data from a study published online in the journal Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety suggest that many NSAID users exceed the daily recommended limits of such drugs. 

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According to a study published online in the journal Foot & Ankle International, low-level laser therapy (LLLT) may be more effective than extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) in short-term pain reduction for patients with plantar fasciitis. 

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Data from a study published online in The American Journal of Sports Medicine suggest that synovial fluid profile may help predict articular cartilage degeneration following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair. 

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A study published online in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery looks at unplanned visits to the emergency department (ED) following elective outpatient rotator cuff repair (RCR). 

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Data from a study published in the Jan. 17 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery suggest that it may be safe for total joint arthroplasty (TJA) patients to be discharged directly home, even if they live alone. 

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