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Released: 23-May-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Experts stress importance of monitoring for post-treatment opioid use in young sarcoma patients
Wiley

New analysis finds more than half of U.S. adolescents and young adults with sarcoma—a type of cancer in the bones or soft tissues—are often prescribed opioids to treat their pain.

Released: 18-May-2022 12:35 PM EDT
妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic)专家提供重新开始高尔夫球运动的建议
Mayo Clinic

每年的这个时候,妙佑医疗国际的骨外科医生Sanjeev Kakar医学博士都会开始看到,那些因观看高尔夫球和其他挥杆挥棒运动而受启发的人当中,有许多人受伤。

Released: 18-May-2022 12:20 PM EDT
خبير مايو كلينك يقدم نصائح لاستئناف لعبة الغولف
Mayo Clinic

لاية مينيسوتا- في هذا الوقت من العام، بدأ سانجيف كاكار، دكتور الطب، جراح العظام في مايو كلينك، في رؤية العديد من الإصابات بين الأشخاص ممن ألهمتهم مشاهدة لعبة الغولف وغيرها من الرياضات التي تستخدم العصا.

Released: 18-May-2022 12:15 PM EDT
Especialista da Mayo Clinic dá dicas para retomar o jogo de golfe
Mayo Clinic

Nessa época do ano, o Dr. Sanjeev Kakar, cirurgião ortopedista da Mayo Clinic começa a ver muitas lesões em pessoas que ficam inspiradas ao assistir aos jogos de golfe e outros esportes com tacos.

Released: 18-May-2022 12:10 PM EDT
Experto de Mayo Clinic ofrece sugerencias para reanudar el golf
Mayo Clinic

En esta época del año, el Dr. Sanjeev Kakar, cirujano ortopédico de Mayo Clinic, empieza a ver muchas lesiones en las personas que se inspiran con los partidos de golf y otros deportes que también se juegan con palos.

Released: 18-May-2022 11:00 AM EDT
MD Anderson Research Highlights for May 18, 2022
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Current discoveries include a novel target for mutant colorectal cancers, advances in breast cancer metastases to the brain and bone, a new understanding for secondary leukemias, biomarkers for myelofibrosis treatment response, a computational tool for combining single-cell datasets, unique immune features of pre-cancerous pancreatic cysts, encouraging clinical results for Ewing sarcoma and a new protein critical for T cells to mount an anti-tumor immune response.

Released: 17-May-2022 11:40 AM EDT
Change of temperature causes whole body reprogramming
Université de Genève (University of Geneva)

Human beings, like most organisms, are constantly exposed to alternating colder or warmer temperatures.

Newswise: AAOS Recognizes Excellence in Musculoskeletal Healthcare Journalism with 2022 Media Orthopaedic Reporting Excellence (MORE) Awards
Released: 13-May-2022 1:00 PM EDT
AAOS Recognizes Excellence in Musculoskeletal Healthcare Journalism with 2022 Media Orthopaedic Reporting Excellence (MORE) Awards
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 MORE Awards. Presented annually to U.S.-based journalists, the MORE Awards acknowledge accurate reporting of musculoskeletal health news topics and celebrate the role media play in accurately educating and informing patients about musculoskeletal health issues, innovative bone and joint treatments, preventative care and patient recovery.

Released: 11-May-2022 12:05 PM EDT
专家提醒:门诊关节置换手术可使患者受益
Mayo Clinic

对于需要置换髋关节、膝关节或其他关节的患者而言,门诊手术为他们提供另一种选择。

Released: 11-May-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Advertencia del experto: Cirugía ambulatoria para reemplazo de articulaciones beneficia a los pacientes
Mayo Clinic

La cirugía ambulatoria puede ser una alternativa para las personas que requieren un reemplazo de cadera, rodilla u otra articulación.

Released: 11-May-2022 12:05 PM EDT
تنبيه الخبراء: جراحة استبدال المفاصل دون مبيت في المستشفى تفيد المرضى
Mayo Clinic

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا- قد تكون الجراحة من دون مبيت في المستشفى خيارًا لمن يجرون استبدالًا لمفاصل الورك أو الركبة أو مفاصل أخرى.

Released: 11-May-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Alerta do especialista: cirurgia ambulatorial de artroplastia de articulação beneficia pacientes
Mayo Clinic

A cirurgia ambulatorial pode ser uma opção para as pessoas que estão fazendo artroplastia de quadril, joelhos ou outras articulações.

Released: 11-May-2022 11:10 AM EDT
Outpatient Joint Replacement Surgery Benefits Patients
Mayo Clinic

Outpatient surgery may be an option for people who are having their hips, knees or other joints replaced. It is part of a trend in orthopedic surgery to move total joint arthroplasty, commonly known as joint replacement, from inpatient to outpatient surgery.

Newswise: Cedars-Sinai Offers Program to Catch Older Adults Before They Fall
Released: 6-May-2022 1:55 PM EDT
Cedars-Sinai Offers Program to Catch Older Adults Before They Fall
Cedars-Sinai

Falls and broken bones are common among older adults, but they're not a natural part of aging. That's why Cedars-Sinai geriatricians created a bone health and falls risk consultation program to catch at-risk people before they break a bone or help them avoid another fracture in the future.

Released: 5-May-2022 12:25 PM EDT
Using AI to Predict Bone Fractures in Cancer Patients
Ohio State University

As medicine continues to embrace machine learning, a new study suggests how scientists may use artificial intelligence to predict how cancer may affect the probability of fractures along the spinal column.

Newswise: Cedars-Sinai Experts to Present New Research and Discuss Advances in Care for Older Adults
Released: 5-May-2022 11:50 AM EDT
Cedars-Sinai Experts to Present New Research and Discuss Advances in Care for Older Adults
Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai geriatrics experts will present their latest advances in research and care in person at the annual scientific meeting of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) in Orlando May 12-14, sharing innovations to improve both the quality of patient care and quality of life for older adults.

29-Apr-2022 9:25 AM EDT
Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals May Impair Bone Health in Male Teens
Endocrine Society

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and phthalates (two types of endocrine-disrupting chemicals) may be associated with lower bone mineral density in male teens, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Released: 3-May-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Anti-bleeding drug is safe for 'high-risk' patients undergoing hip fracture surgery
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Tranexamic acid (TXA) – a medication given to reduce the risk of bleeding during some orthopaedic surgical procedures – can be safely used in patients with intertrochanteric (IT) hip fractures who are at high risk of blood clot-related complications, reports a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Newswise: AAOS Commits $1M in Grants to Fuel Diversity, Equity, Access and Inclusion Projects Across Orthopaedics
Released: 2-May-2022 2:00 PM EDT
AAOS Commits $1M in Grants to Fuel Diversity, Equity, Access and Inclusion Projects Across Orthopaedics
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced the creation of the AAOS IDEA Grant Program, a multi-year initiative to inspire diversity, equity and access across the field of orthopaedics. With the intention of awarding a minimum of $1 million over the next five years, the program reaffirms the AAOS’ commitment to lead and prompt real, lasting and measurable change.

Newswise: Unravelling the origins of the human spine
Released: 28-Apr-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Unravelling the origins of the human spine
European Molecular Biology Laboratory

The spinal column is the central supporting structure of the skeleton in all vertebrates.

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Released: 27-Apr-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Rebuilding a Jaw in a Day
Cedars-Sinai

Patients who lose a part of their jaw—whether from injury, infection, disease, or as a side effect of cancer treatment—can have the missing jawbone replaced through reconstruction. But most are left with a life-altering dilemma: Their new jaw is missing its teeth. That isn’t the case, however, for those treated by Cedars-Sinai’s “jaw-in-a-day” team.

Released: 21-Apr-2022 5:05 PM EDT
专家提醒:妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic) 专家分享提升髋关节、膝关节置换手术术后效果的秘诀
Mayo Clinic

全髋关节和膝关节置换手术是美国最常见的手术之一,每年估计会进行100万例此类手术。全球各地对这类手术的需求也在与日俱增。

Released: 21-Apr-2022 5:05 PM EDT
تنبيه الخبراء: خبير مايو كلينك يشارك مجموعة نصائح لتحقيق نتائج جيدة بعد جراحتي استبدال مفصل الورك والركبة
Mayo Clinic

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا— إن جراحتي استبدال مفصل الورك والركبة من بين العمليات الأكثر شيوعًا في الولايات المتحدة، حيث يتم إجراء ما يُقدّر بمليون إجراء منهما كل عام. كما أن الطلب على هذه العمليات الجراحية آخذ في الارتفاع على مستوى العالم.

Released: 21-Apr-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Especialista da Mayo Clinic compartilha dicas para bons resultados após artroplastia de quadril e joelho
Mayo Clinic

As cirurgias de artroplastia total de quadril e joelho estão entre os procedimentos mais comuns realizados nos EUA, com uma estimativa de um milhão de procedimentos realizados a cada ano. A demanda por essas cirurgias também cresceu em todo o mundo.

Released: 21-Apr-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Experto de Mayo Clinic ofrece sugerencias para obtener buenos resultados después de cirugía para reemplazo de cadera o rodilla
Mayo Clinic

Las cirugías para reemplazo total de cadera y rodilla están entre las más operaciones que con más frecuencia se hacen en los Estados Unidos y se calcula que anualmente se llevan a cabo 1 millón de estos procedimientos. La demanda de estas cirugías también ha aumentado a nivel mundial.

Newswise: Kenley’s Story: Living With Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Released: 20-Apr-2022 10:00 AM EDT
Kenley’s Story: Living With Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Valley Health System

In 2014, Kenley McElroy and her parents visited The Valley Hospital’s Center for Pediatric Spasticity to receive a second opinion on her spastic cerebral palsy. After undergoing a selective dorsal rhizotomy procedure and Achilles Tendon lengthening procedure, Kenley is starting a new chapter and enjoying her favorite activities.

Released: 18-Apr-2022 9:45 AM EDT
Comprehensive care program helped reduce some racial disparities after hip and knee replacement
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

A "bundled care" Medicare program to improve care for patients undergoing hip or knee replacement surgery has led to reductions in some outcome disparities for Black compared with White patients, suggests a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 18-Apr-2022 5:05 AM EDT
Some children with cerebral palsy scoliosis may not need pelvic fixation, study shows
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A new study finds that some children with cerebral palsy scoliosis do not require pelvic fixation when undergoing growing rod treatment. Researchers say if the pelvic tilt and lower lumbar spine tilt are small enough, screws may not need to be inserted into the pelvis to anchor growing rods, potentially avoiding several complications.

Newswise: On a mission: U-M orthopaedic surgeons look to expand program abroad
Released: 18-Apr-2022 5:05 AM EDT
On a mission: U-M orthopaedic surgeons look to expand program abroad
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Each year, a team from University of Michigan Health's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery travel to the Dominican Republic for a medical mission, where the operate on local patients at an under-resourced hospital. Ahead of another mission, leaders are looking to grow the program by adding more trips and resources, as well as partnering with more institutions.

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Released: 13-Apr-2022 11:35 AM EDT
A Broken Spine Gone Undetected
Cedars-Sinai

Like many collegiate athletes, Dahlia Fink, 18, was introduced to sports at a young age.

Released: 13-Apr-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Estrogen and Testosterone Deficiency Linked to Higher Rates of Rotator Cuff Repair
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Patients with lower levels of sex hormones – testosterone in men and estrogen in women – are more likely to undergo surgery for rotator cuff tears, suggests a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

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Released: 6-Apr-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Young Man with Prosthetic Leg Finds New Hope Through Innovative New Surgery
Keck Medicine of USC

Rare surgical procedure known as osseointegration performed by a Keck Medicine of USC physician allows a patient to get back to normal life

Released: 5-Apr-2022 3:55 PM EDT
The latest news on clinical trials is here on Newswise
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Clinical Trials channel on Newswise.

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25-Mar-2022 8:00 AM EDT
A Prune—Or Six—a Day May Keep Inflammation at Bay
American Physiological Society (APS)

A study in postmenopausal people suggests eating nutrient-rich prunes every day may be beneficial to bone health, reducing inflammatory factors that contribute to osteoporosis. The research will be presented this week in Philadelphia at the American Physiological Society’s (APS) annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2022.

Newswise: Study Underway to See if Stem Cells Derived from Fat Tissue Can Enhance Healing and Outcomes in Rotator Cuff Surgery
Released: 28-Mar-2022 4:55 PM EDT
Study Underway to See if Stem Cells Derived from Fat Tissue Can Enhance Healing and Outcomes in Rotator Cuff Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery

Researchers at HSS have launched a study to see if injecting a type of stem cell derived from a patient’s own fat tissue could improve healing and shoulder function after rotator cuff surgery. The cells are extracted from adipose, or fat tissue, in the patient’s abdomen.

Newswise: A Success for Thai Medical Doctors! Producing Hip Prosthesis for the First Time – Enabling the Aged to Walk Again and Enjoy a Better Quality of Life
Released: 28-Mar-2022 8:55 AM EDT
A Success for Thai Medical Doctors! Producing Hip Prosthesis for the First Time – Enabling the Aged to Walk Again and Enjoy a Better Quality of Life
Chulalongkorn University

Chula’s team from the Faculties of Medicine and Engineering has successfully developed Thailand’s first hip prosthesis to treat senior citizens with broken hips to recover fast and at a lower cost. The team is hoping to produce other prostheses like knee and other joints to improve the quality of life of seniors in our aging society.

Newswise: Felix H. “Buddy” Savoie III, MD, FAAOS, named 90th president of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Released: 24-Mar-2022 1:35 PM EDT
Felix H. “Buddy” Savoie III, MD, FAAOS, named 90th president of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced New Orleans orthopaedic surgeon Felix H. “Buddy” Savoie III, MD, FAAOS, as its new president for 2022-2023. Dr. Savoie takes this top leadership role in his third year of a four-year term of volunteer service on the Board of Directors. He will assume the position following the AAOS 2022 Annual Meeting in Chicago, March 22-26, 2022.

24-Mar-2022 11:00 AM EDT
New Study Finds Stereo-Photogrammetric Technology Generates Highly Accurate Topography for The Management of Adolescents with Scoliosis
Hospital for Special Surgery

A new study that includes researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City has found a method that employs stereo-photogrammetric technology called 3dMD, an array of highly sensitive cameras that can image the entire body’s surface in a fraction of a second, generates extremely accurate and reliable models of the torso that can guide the management of adolescents with scoliosis.

24-Mar-2022 10:00 AM EDT
HSS Presents New Biomechanics Research at 2022 AAOS Annual Meeting
Hospital for Special Surgery

At this year’s American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting, which is being held March 22 to 26 in Chicago, HSS presented new research related to biomechanics and orthopedic surgery, highlighting the unique relationship surgeons have with the engineers to promote the highest quality in patient care and advancing joint replacement for the future.

22-Mar-2022 3:00 PM EDT
Study Finds Cementless Knee Replacement Outcomes Comparable to Standard Knee Implant, Less Time Needed in OR
Hospital for Special Surgery

Cementless knee replacement, an alternative approach to traditional cemented knee replacement surgery, is garnering interest in the field of orthopedic surgery. Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) launched a study to compare outcomes of a modern cementless knee implant to the standard knee implant that requires bone cement for fixation. The findings were presented today at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2022 Annual Meeting in Chicago.

22-Mar-2022 1:00 PM EDT
New Study Finds Black Patients Less Likely to be Completely Satisfied with Care After Knee or Hip Replacement
Hospital for Special Surgery

A study presented today at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2022 Annual Meeting found that Black patients were less likely than white patients to be completely satisfied with the process of care following knee or hip replacement. Socioeconomic status was not found to play a role in patient satisfaction.

22-Mar-2022 12:00 PM EDT
HSS Study Reveals Why Men are More Likely to Be Offered Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Hospital for Special Surgery

Males presented with more severe carpal tunnel syndrome and were offered surgery more often than females with the condition, according to work by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) featured today in a poster presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2022 Annual Meeting.

22-Mar-2022 10:00 AM EDT
HSS Study Offers Timelines for Return to Activity After Major Foot Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery

A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City provides attainable goals for return to sports and related physical activities for patients who have undergone procedures to correct progressive collapsing foot deformity (PCFD), a severe musculoskeletal pathology that can drastically inhibit a patient’s daily function. The findings were presented today at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2022 Annual Meeting.

15-Mar-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Space-grown lettuce could help astronauts avoid bone loss
American Chemical Society (ACS)

NASA plans to send humans to Mars in the 2030s. The 3-year mission will cause astronauts to lose bone mass. Now, scientists report transgenic lettuce that produces a bone-stimulating hormone, which astronauts might someday grow and eat in space. They will present their results at ACS Spring 2022.

Released: 22-Mar-2022 1:10 AM EDT
Satisfaction rates for virtual and in-person clinical care remain high among pediatric orthopaedic patients
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

elemedicine and virtual office visits experienced exponential growth during the COVID-19 pandemic to help facilitate the safe delivery of orthopaedic care for numerous patient populations, including pediatric.

Released: 22-Mar-2022 1:10 AM EDT
Medical cannabis can reduce use of opioids in patients with chronic back pain and osteoarthritis, but further study needed
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Providing patients with chronic back pain and osteoarthritis (OA) access to medical cannabis can reduce or even eliminate the use of opioids for pain management, according to two studies presented at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Released: 22-Mar-2022 1:10 AM EDT
Total knee arthroplasty in patients over 80 years old have lower levels of implant-related complications, but higher readmission rates, medical complications, and length of stays
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

When patients over 80 years old (octogenarians) are a candidate for total knee arthroplasty (TKA), there are concerns regarding medical and implant-related complications from the procedure due to their age.

Released: 22-Mar-2022 1:10 AM EDT
Depressive disorder may hinder healing in patients undergoing reverse shoulder arthroplasty
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Depressive disorder (DD) is associated with longer in-hospital length of stay (LOS), higher rates of medical complications, and increased healthcare costs for patients undergoing reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) for the treatment of glenohumeral osteoarthritis (OA), according to a large-scale study presented at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

21-Mar-2022 3:35 PM EDT
AAOS releases trends and outcomes from the Registry Program
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Registry Program is pleased to announce the availability of two new clinical data reports – the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) 2021 Annual Report Supplement and the AAOS Patient-Facing Registry Report.


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