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Characterization of Osteopenia/Osteoporosis in Adult Scoliosis

Mitsuru Yagi, MD, PhD, et al. In Spine. September 15, 2011. Vol. 36. No. 20. Pp. 1652-1657. Researchers in Japan are investigating the link between scoliosis (curvature of the spine)

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Abductor Tendon Tears of the Hip: Evaluation and Management

Paul F. Lachiewicz, MD. In Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. July 2011. Vol. 19. No. 7. Pp. 385-391. Pain along the side of the hip is still

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Hip Arthroscopy After Traumatic Hip Dislocation

Victor M. Ilizaliturri, Jr, MD, et al. In The American Journal of Sports Medicine. July 2011. Vol. 39. Supplement 4. Pp. S505-S515. Hip dislocation in young adults is usually the

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Cuff integrity after arthroscopic versus open rotator cuff repair: a prospective study

Bishop J, Klepps S, Lo IK , Bird J, Gladstone JN, Flatow EL.J. Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2006; 15(3): 290-8. Rotator cuff surgery has produced good clinical results with studies revealing

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Uncemented Metal-on-metal Acetabular Component. Follow up of 112 Hips For a Minimum of 5 Years

Vassan UT, Sharma S, Chowdary KP, Bhamra MS.Acta Orthopaedica 2007;78 (4):470-478 Metal-on-metal bearings have previously been shown to have less volumetric and linear wear than metal-on-polyethylene implants. This study reports

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What’s the Best Surgery for Thumb Arthritis?

Guus M. Vermeulen, MD, et al.Surgical Management of Primary Thumb Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review. In Journal of Hand Surgery. January 2011. Vol. 36. No. 1. Pp. 157-169. In this

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Rate of Infection After Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery and Effect of Antibiotic Prophylaxis

Neil G. Harness, MD, et alThe Journal of Hand Surgery. February 2010. Vol. 35. No. 2. Pp. 189-196 Repetitive strain injuries are occurring more frequently with today’s lifestyles, but the

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Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation in Cartilage Lesions of the Knee

Haris S. Vasiliadis, MD, PhD, et al. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. May 2010. Vol. 38. No. 5. Pp. 943-949. The type of cartilage being considered here is the

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Minimally Invasive Hip Resurfacing Compared to Minimally Invasive Total Hip Arthroplasty

Michael L. Swank, MD, and Martha R. Alkire, CNP.Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. June 2009. Vol. 67. No. 2. Pp.113-115. In this study, Dr. M. L. Swank

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Fluid temperatures during radiofrequency use in shoulder arthroscopy: a cadaveric study

McKeon B, Baltz MS, Curtis A, Scheller A J Shoulder Elbow Surgery. 2007 Jan-Feb; 16(1):107-11 Thermal treatment of tissues in shoulder surgery is not new. Laser has been used in