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Publié par hammar le 24-07-2010 12:55

Arthroscopy Complications: Can We Do Better?

In the Guest Editorial for the July issue of Orthopedics, Darren L. Johnson, MD, strongly encourages all surgeons who have the practice profile to participate in the Arthroscopy Association of North America's (AANA) knee and shoulder arthroscopy complications study. "We as a profession will benefit for years to come by the data entered. In sharing this knowledge with others from around the country, we will be preventing complications through the lessons learned from this study," he wrote.


Publié par hammar le 24-07-2010 12:58

Safety and Efficacy of Topical Diclofenac Sodium 1% Gel in Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Baraf HSB et al. – Topical nonsteroidal anti–inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may provide an alternative to oral NSAIDs to relieve pain from osteoarthritis (OA), reducing systemic exposure. This 12–week, randomized, double–blind, parallel–group, multicenter trial examined the efficacy and safety of topical diclofenac sodium 1% gel (DSG) for symptomatic knee OA...Topical DSG treatment provided effective pain relief and functional improvement of OA in 1 or both knees and was well tolerated, irrespective of disease severity or patient age.


Publié par hammar le 24-07-2010 13:01

Prognostic Factors in Arthroplasty in the Rheumatoid Shoulder

Rozing PM et al. – Progression of proximal migration during the period after surgery was associated with a lower clinical score over time. However, in hemiarthroplasty, no relation was observed between the progression of proximal or medial migration during follow–up and the clinical score over time. Status of the AC joint and age at the time of surgery should be taken into account when considering shoulder arthroplasty in rheumatoid patients. Total shoulder arthroplasty in combination with good cuff repair yields comparable clinical results as total shoulder arthroplasty when the cuff is intact.