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AAN: Repeat Head Injuries Do Not Affect Motor Skills in NFL Players

February 20, 2017. 8:00 PM EST. Study aimed to see if former pro football players faced the same fate as many professional boxers Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

ASBMR: Romosozumab Linked to Reduced Fracture Risk

September 19, 2016 Reduced vertebral fracture risk at 12 months among postmenopausal women with osteoporosis

Misuse of Anabolic Steroids Linked to Insulin Resistance

September 14, 2016 Effect may be mediated by increased visceral adipose tissue as primary metabolically active fat tissue

iPad Works As Well As Sedative to Calm Children Preoperatively

August 30, 2016 Researchers found that children given iPads were easier to anesthetize than those given midazolam

AOSSM: High School Football Injuries Tied to Turf Composition

July 11, 2016 Researchers recommend minimum of 6.0 pounds per square foot of infill weight

AOSSM: Concussion Rates on the Rise in U.S. Youth

July 11, 2016 May be due to rise in youth sports participation, better diagnostic skills/training

Health Care Workers’ Gloves Strong Source of Contamination

June 27, 2016 Clear evidence that gloves of health care workers contaminate hospital surfaces with bacteria

Hip, Vertebral Fracture Risk May Jump Post Knee Replacement

April 18, 2016 Swedish study found that people with new knees had slight increase in spinal fractures, too

AAN: Using Entire Shape of CBFV Waveform IDs Concussion

April 15, 2016 Machine-learning platform uses entire shape of cerebral blood flow velocity waveforms

Peripheral Nerve Block Beneficial in Arthroplasty

April 08, 2016 Reduced odds of complications and resource utilization with PNB in knee/hip arthroplasty

Arthroscopic Superior Capsule Reconstruction Promising

March 08, 2016 Beneficial for patients with irreparable rotator cuff tears that have failed previous treatment

Concussion Prevention Rules May Be Leading to Other Injuries

March 07, 2016 Researchers suggest college rules to lessen head injuries might be causing more knee, ankle problems

Similar Outcomes for Single-Bundle, Double-Bundle ACL

March 07, 2016 No significant difference in subjective or objective outcomes for single-, double-bundle techniques

AAOS: Best TKA Outcome at Very-High Volume Hospitals

March 07, 2016 Lowest lifetime costs and greatest benefits for surgery performed at very-high volume centers

AAOS: Loose-Fitting Football Helmets = Worse Concussions

March 04, 2016 Teens with loose-fitting helmets have higher rates of drowsiness, hyperexcitability, noise sensitivity

AAOS: Steroid Tx Too Close to Hip Surgery Can Up Infection Risk

March 03, 2016 Hip replacement should be delayed for three months after steroid injection, researchers say