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Optimizing the Management of Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears

Última actualización 9/12/13Jayson Murray J Am Acad Orthop Surg December 2013 vol. 21 no. 12 Abstract The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has developed Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) on Optimizing the Management of Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears (RC). Evidence-based information, in conjunction with clinical expertise of physicians, was used to …

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Postarthroscopic Glenohumeral Chondrolysis

Última actualización 23/02/12Peter C. Yeh J Am Acad Orthop Surg February 2012 ; 20 Abstract Postarthroscopic glenohumeral chondrolysis (PAGCL) is a rare complication in which the articular cartilage of the shoulder undergoes rapid, degenerative changes shortly after arthroscopic surgery. Patients with PAGCL are often young (eg, aged 10 to 40 …

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Arthroscopic Releases for Arthrofibrosis of the Knee

Última actualización 10/11/11J Am Acad Orthop Surg November 2011 Michael R. Chen, Abstract Intra-articular inflammation or fibrosis may lead to decreased soft-tissue and capsular compliance, which may result in pain or loss of motion within the knee. Etiology of intra-articular fibrosis may include isolated anterior interval scarring and posterior capsular …

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Arthroscopic Management of the Stiff Elbow

Última actualización 6/06/11NULL Jay D. Keener, MD and Leesa M. Galatz, MD Elbow stiffness is a challenge to manage effectively. Elbow contractures commonly result from both intrinsic and extrinsic factors, causing limited motion. Recent technical advances in elbow arthroscopy have led to the development of minimally invasive procedures for the …

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Glenohumeral chondrolysis after shoulder arthroscopy associated with continuous bupivacaine infusion

Última actualización 16/12/09Rapley JH, Beavis RC, Barber FA; Arthroscopy 25 (12), 1367-73 (Dec 2009) PURPOSE: To determine the incidence of glenohumeral chondrolysis associated with the use of a continuous-infusion device in shoulder arthroscopy. METHODS: A consecutive series of patients undergoing arthroscopic glenohumeral surgery with a postoperative continuous-infusion pump inserted into …

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Medial Meniscus Posterior Horn Avulsion

Última actualización 4/05/09John M. Marzo, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 17, No 5, May 2009, Avulsion of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus can occur from acute trauma or chronic degeneration, leading to meniscus extrusion, articular cartilage loss, osteophyte formation, and medial joint space narrowing. With meniscus …

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