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Kurt P. Spindler, MD Becomes 50th President of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Dr. Kurt P. Spindler President, AOSSM
16-Jul-2021 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Progression to Glenohumeral Arthritis After Arthroscopic Posterior Stabilization in a Young and High Demand Population

Approximately 12 percent of patients who underwent shoulder stabilization surgery experience arthritis in the shoulder joint within a seven-year period, according to research presented today at the American Orthopedic Society for Sports...
30-Jun-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Patients with High-Grade Acetabular Cartilage Lesions Fare Worse Than Patients With Low-Grade Lesions

Patients undergoing hip arthroscopy with high-grade cartilage damage do not see as positive results compared with patients with lower grade cartilage damage, according to research reported today at the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine-...
30-Jun-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Subacromial Balloon Spacer Versus Partial Repair for Massive Rotator Cuff Tears: A Prospective, Randomized, Multi-center Trial

Use of a biodegradable balloon spacer during massive rotator cuff tear surgery produced similar outcomes when compared to partial rotator cuff repair, according to research presented today at the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine -...
30-Jun-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Surgical Predictors of Clinical Outcome Six Years Following Revision ACL Reconstruction

Today a team of orthopedic physicians reports that opting for a transtibial surgical approach and choosing an inference screw for femoral and tibial fixation will improve the patient’s odds of having a significantly better six-year clinical...
30-Jun-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Quadriceps Tendon Autograft has Lower MRI Signal than Hamstring Tendon Autograft in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstructions in Adolescent Athletes

An analysis of MRI images of the tissue grafts used for patients who underwent surgery to repair the anterior cruciate knee ligament suggests grafts used from the quadriceps may be superior to tissue grafts from the hamstring.
30-Jun-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Meniscus Implant Superior to Non-surgical Care for Patients with Pain after Surgery

Results from two prospective, concurrent, clinical trials demonstrate that a synthetic meniscus implant provides superior relief from post meniscus surgery knee pain when compared to treatment with non-surgical care alone.
30-Jun-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury in Gymnasts: An Analysis of Return to Competition Rates and Patient Outcomes

In a small study of gymnasts with ulnar (elbow) collateral ligament injury, orthopedic sports medicine researchers found that the athletes can be treated successfully and can return to competition. The research was presented at the American...
6-Jul-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is the premier global organization representing the interests of more than 3,800 orthopaedic surgeons and other professionals who provide comprehensive health services for the care of athletes and active people of all ages and levels. We cultivate evidence-based knowledge, provide extensive educational programming, and promote emerging research that advances the science and practice of sports medicine. AOSSM is also a founding partner of the STOP Sports Injuries campaign to prevent overuse and traumatic injuries in kids.


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