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RSNA: Weight Loss Via Exercise Alone Not Protective for Knees

November 30, 2017. 7:00 PM CST. Lowest rates of increase in cartilage T2 for diet, diet and exercise weight loss groups Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

IDSA: Surgical Site Infections Up With Reported Penicillin Allergy

October 09, 2017 Increased risk of SSI was mediated by patients' receipt of alternative perioperative antibiotic

AAP: Sliding on Lap Linked to Leg Fracture for Young Children

September 18, 2017 Percentage of injuries for children on lap of another person was higher for younger age groups

AAP: Incidence of Golf Cart Accidents 0.36/100,000 Patients

September 15, 2017 Among children, median patient age is 11 years and median hospital length of stay is two days

ASBMR: Romosozumab Reduces Fracture Rate in Osteoporosis

September 11, 2017 Reduced risk of new vertebral fractures, nonvertebral fractures for romosozumab and alendronate

Addition of Exercise to Weight Loss Ups Mitochondrial Capacity

August 31, 2017 Improved mitochondrial respiratory capacity for older obese adults with weight loss + exercise

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