Sports Medicine Procedures, Practices and News
January 10, 2012
Here are 125 knee surgeons and specialists to know.
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The Knee Society has updated its scoring system to more accurately match the outcomes of today's total knee arthroplasty patients, according to a report in AAOS Now.
James Andrews, MD, founder of Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Fla., will perform knee surgery on Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin, according to a USA Today report.
December 27, 2011
Patient-specific partial knee replacements can provide the same orthopedic benefits as traditional replacements while improving patient comfort and saving surgery centers money and time, according to Jong Lee, senior vice president of marketing and business strategy for ConforMIS.
December 19, 2011
Orthopedic surgeons always want to provide the best care possible for their patients, whether the patient arrives at their office with a simple ankle sprain or debilitating arthritis. When patients arrive, establishing a successful physician-patient partnership is crucial to providing the best patient experience possible, even if your office isn't the last stop on the patient's quest for care.
December 12, 2011
A recent study on meniscus tears among National Basketball Association athletes shows the injury does not negatively affect player performance, according to a report in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
The use of biophosphonates among patients undergoing total hip or knee arthroplasty can improve implant survival over time, according to a report published in the British Medical Journal.
December 08, 2011
Here are five things to know about ACL reconstruction based on studies recently published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
December 02, 2011
An orthopedic surgeon with Miller Orthopaedic Affiliates in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is currently participating in an FDA trial of the Oxford Cementless Partial Knee Replacement from Biomet, according to a report from The Daily Nonpareil.
December 01, 2011
The Oxford Partial Knee System from Biomet, a fully mobile-bearing partial knee replacement system, recently celebrated its 35th anniversary. The system is cleared by the FDA and has shown a 91 percent success rate in independent studies. Keith Berend, MD, of Joint Implant Surgeons in Columbus, Ohio, discusses the factors that contribute to Oxford's longevity and where partial knee replacements are headed in the future.