In an analysis that included more than 70,000 participants from 13 studies, subclinical hyperthyroidism was associated with an increased risk for hip and other fractures including spine. Subclinical hyperthyroidism is a low serum thyroid-stimulating...
Knee injuries are the bane of athletes everywhere, from professionals and college stars to weekend warriors. Current surgical options for repairing damaged cartilage caused by knee injuries are costly, can have complications, and often are not very effective in the long run.
Even after successful arthroscopic Bankart repair and capsular shift, women, elite athletes and patients with frequent dislocations were at high risk of capsular restretching, according to study results.
CHICAGO — MRI appearance of autologous chondrocyte implantation showed imaging abnormalities at 65.8-month follow-up; however, autologous chondrocyte implantation was still found to produce good clinical results...
After axillary lymph node dissection (ALND), patients are cautioned against ipsilateral interventional procedures to avoid the theoretical increased risk of postoperative complications, particularly lymphedema. The authors’ goal...
The elbow muscle strength of baseball pitchers could play a bigger role in injury risk and prevention than previously thought, according to biomedical researchers at Northwestern University.
Baseball pitchers are prone to elbow injuries, but pitchers who live or play in the South are at even more risk, a new University of Florida Health study finds.
Fragments of pilon fractures could be adequately reduced without exposing the soft tissues of the ankle to additional trauma when investigators at Ashford and St. Peters NHS Foundation Trust used Ilizarov external frames for indirect reduction.
If you have lumbar spinal stenosis, you may eventually be faced with a decision about whether to have surgery. However, you might be just as well off with physical therapy.