Investigators of this study found a 0.82-times lower chance of patients needing a revision ACL reconstruction for each 0.5-mm increase in graft diameter from 7 mm to 9 mm when hamstring autograft was used for the primary reconstruction.
A comparison of subacromial injections performed with vs. without ultrasound guidance showed no significant differences in clinical outcomes for treatment of subacromial impingement syndrome of the shoulder, according to study results.
In a study of young athletes who underwent periacetabular osteotomy for acetabular dysplasia, investigators found most patients returned to play and had improved function and that female patients were more likely to undergo the procedure.
Patients who underwent reverse total shoulder arthroplasty had higher return-to-sports rates with fewer postoperative complaints compared with patients who underwent hemiarthroplasty, according to results.
Research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO, demonstrated that surgery after a first-time shoulder dislocation lowered the re-injury risks and need for follow-up surgery when compared to those who were initially treated non-operatively and experienced a repeat dislocation prior to surgery.
For patients with knee osteoarthritis, a single intra-articular injection of autologous adipose-derived stromal cells (ASCs) can reduce pain and inflammation, according to research published online May 23 in Stem Cells Translational Medicine.