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IDSA: Surgical Site Infections Up With Reported Penicillin Allergy

October 09, 2017. 12:00 PM CDT. Increased risk of SSI was mediated by patients' receipt of alternative perioperative antibiotic Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

AOSSM: New Surgical Option for Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears

July 26, 2017 Arthroscopic superior capsule reconstruction restores shoulder function, aids return to sports, work

AOSSM: Activity, QoL Still Good 10 Years After ACL Repair

July 21, 2017 Even 10 years after procedure, many still playing sports, researchers say

Idarucizumab Shows Reliable Reversal of Dabigatran

July 13, 2017 Effective for dabigatran reversal among patients with uncontrolled bleeding, undergoing urgent surgery

ACSM: Compression Tights Don’t Improve Performance for Runners

June 02, 2017 While they kept muscles from vibrating, fatigue still set in, researchers found

AUA: Cycling Has No Detrimental Effect on Urinary, Sexual Function

May 16, 2017 Any transient discomfort or numbness won't harm sexual or urinary function, researchers say

AAOS: Home Beats Inpatient Rehab Post Joint Arthroplasty

March 16, 2017 Research shows patients fare well, sometimes better, if discharged home versus an inpatient facility

AAOS: Osteoporosis Fractures More Often Fatal for Men

March 15, 2017 Mortality rate 18.7 percent for men, 13.9 percent for women year after fracture

AAOS: Informed Decision Making Ups QoL After Orthopedic Surgery

March 14, 2017 Patients meeting criteria for informed, patient-centered decisions have better overall QoL

AAOS: SSRI Use Linked to Lower Risk of Revision in THA, TKA

March 14, 2017 Significantly lower risk of revisions, aseptic revisions; no reduction in risk of prosthetic joint infections

AAOS: Cholesterol, LDL Impact Rotator Cuff Repair Revision

March 14, 2017 Statins mitigate this effect, with revision rates not significantly different for patients prescribed statins

AAOS: Few Hip Fracture Patients Take Vitamin D Consistently

March 14, 2017 Correlation for consistent supplementation with increase in physical component of the SF-12 score

AAN: Females at Higher Risk for Sports-Related Concussions

March 02, 2017 During study, 23 percent of the women and 17 percent of the men had at least one concussion

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

February 20, 2017 Study aimed to see if former pro football players faced the same fate as many professional boxers

CVD, Osteoporosis Risk Up for Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors

January 25, 2017 More people are living with other serious health conditions resulting from treatment, researchers say

RSNA: Children Can Sustain Major Chest Injuries From ATV Crashes

November 29, 2016 Main cause of chest injury was rollover, followed by collision with landscape, falls