New Surgical Option for Serious Rotator Cuff Tears
Treatment TermsOrthopaedicsRotator Cuff TearsShoulder pain and injuries Overview If you have a severe rotator cuff tear that can ’t be mended, or if a previous repair didn’t bring relief, superior capsule reconstruction may help. Content Blocks Header About Rotator Cuff Tears and Repairs ContentYour shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint. The rotator cuff is a group of tendons and muscles that help keep the ball at the top of your upper-arm bone centered in your shoulder socket. It also helps you lift and rotate your arm.When your rotator cuff tears -- either from a sudden injury or long-term wear-and-tear -- ...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - January 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: dg62 at duke.edu Source Type: news

High rate of return to cycling after hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome - Frank RM, Ukwuani G, Clapp I, Chahla J, Nho SJ.
BACKGROUND: Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAIS) is most commonly diagnosed in athletes who sustain repetitive flexion and rotational loading to their hip. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a patient's ability to return to cycling after hip... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Arthroscopy in Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis of the Ankle Arthroscopy in Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis of the Ankle
Learn more about arthroscopically assisted treatment for pigmented villonodular synovitis in the ankle or subtalar joint.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Knee Stability and Alterations in Synovial Fluid After Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction With Hamstring Autograft or Hamstring Allograft
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - December 17, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CME Article Source Type: news

How Smith & Nephew ’ s InVentures program is promoting innovation
Smith & Nephew’s InVentures has developed devices including a a suspension-based bone implant for the shoulder (left) and a set of seven instruments to arthroscopically treat meniscal root tears (right). [Images courtesy of Smith & Nephew]For nearly a decade, Smith & Nephew’s InVentures program has worked with surgeons who have innovative ideas but aren’t starting their own companies. The program provides a third innovation route on top of the major two for big medical device companies: internal R&D and acquisition of smaller companies with new technologies. “A company the size of ...
Source: Mass Device - December 6, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Business/Financial News Orthopedics DeviceTalks West inventures Smith & Nephew Source Type: news

J & J ’ s DePuy Synthes launches Purevue visualization system
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary DePuy Synthes said today it launched the Purevue visualization system imaging platform designed for minimally invasive endoscopic surgery. The newly launched system combines a light source, image processor and local image management, looking to reduce the equipments footprint in the operating room, DePuy said. The system also includes an autoclavable camera head, touch-screen navigation and customizable settings for minimally invasive surgery applications. DePuy said the Purevue visualization system completes its capital equipment offering in arthroscopy, which includes its Va...
Source: Mass Device - December 6, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Imaging Surgical depuysynthes johnsonandjohnson Source Type: news

What factors affect outcomes after hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingment (FAI)?
A study published online in The American Journal of Sports Medicine examines factors linked to acceptable outcomes following hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI).  (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - December 3, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Editors Choice News Source Type: news

Is Outpatient Knee Replacement for You? Know Who Benefits
Treatment TermsKnee replacement surgery Author Shawn Lake Overview Duke orthopaedic surgeons now offer some people who need knee replacement surgery the option to go home a few hours after the procedure. According to Michael Bolognesi, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon at Duke who specializes in hip and knee replacement, the experience has been “overwhelmingly positive.” Content Blocks Header Who Needs Knee Replacement Surgery? ContentMore than 600,000  knee replacement surgeries  are performed each year, making it one of the most the most common  orthopaedic surgeries in the U.S. The procedure relieves pa...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - November 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: dg62 at duke.edu Source Type: news

How effective is arthroscopic subacromial decompression for shoulder pain at 6 months?
Findings from a study conducted in the United Kingdom and published online in the journal The Lancet suggest little difference in outcomes for patients with subacromial shoulder pain treated with various options.  (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - November 25, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Editors Choice News Source Type: news

Shoulder Decompression No Better Than Placebo Surgery Shoulder Decompression No Better Than Placebo Surgery
Arthroscopic subacromial decompression surgery may not relieve shoulder pain any better than arthroscopy alone, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Popular Surgery To Ease Chronic Shoulder Pain Called Into Question
U.K. scientists say arthroscopic surgery to remove bone spurs or bits of ragged tissue in sore shoulders offered no more pain relief than than sham surgery in their randomized test.(Image credit: Michele Constantini/Getty Images/PhotoAlto) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patti Neighmond Source Type: news

Decompression surgery 'may not benefit people with shoulder pain'
This study suggests that other treatments such as physiotherapy can be just as effective as shoulder surgery, and should be taken into consideration with patients considering surgery and could influence the decisions made by health providers. "Often shoulder pain can be short-lived, but if you’re experiencing shoulder pain which continues for more than two weeks, or gets worse, speak to your doctor or aphysiotherapist in case you have a more complex problem." (Source: Arthritis Research UK)
Source: Arthritis Research UK - November 21, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Brake reaction time after ankle and subtalar arthroscopy - Sittapairoj T, Anthony CA, Rungprai C, Gao Y, Barg A, Phisitkul P.
PURPOSE: To evaluate preoperative and postoperative brake reaction time (BRT) of patients undergoing right-sided ankle or subtalar arthroscopy. METHODS: Patients who underwent right-sided ankle or subtalar arthroscopy were evaluated between May 201... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

2018-2019 RUSH Sports Fellowship - Dr. Shane Nho
ATTN: M3s and M4s. One-year research fellowship in hip arthroscopy at high-volume, academic institution. (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - November 7, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Job Opportunities News Source Type: news