Use of a stem cell-based articular regeneration technology may be safe and effective in the treatment of large knee cartilage defects, according to a presenter.
Results presented at the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting showed an association between increases in training volume with injuries among runners training for a marathon.
Patients who underwent osteochondral allograft knee transplantation had significant improvements in pain relief and functional outcomes, even when they did not return to sport, according to published results.
Published results showed treatment of anterior shoulder dislocation with arthroscopic Bankart repair may reduce the risk of secondary shoulder dislocation and improve functional outcomes compared with nonoperative treatment.
Reconstruction of massive rotator cuff tears with an acellular dermal matrix allograft yielded better patient-reported outcomes and a lower retear rate compared with rotator cuff repair, according to results.
More than one shoulder dislocation prior to anterior stabilization surgery significantly predicted bone loss among athletes, according to results.
More than 20 years after patients underwent ACL reconstruction with hamstring tendon graft and femoral cortical button fixation, they had a low failure rate, low awareness of the operated knee and good clinical stability.
Medial meniscus pathology and ACL tears were among the most common reasons patients needed surgery after ACL reconstruction, according to presented study results.
Amniotic suspension allograft may be an effective nonoperative treatment of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis, according to recently published results.
Researchers observed significant improvement in pain and function among patients with knee osteoarthritis who received a single injection of amniotic suspension allograft vs. patients who received a control injection of hyaluronic acid or saline.