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  • Dr. Prodromos ACL Blog May 2018

    The diameter of single bundle, hamstring autograft does not significantly influence revision rate or clinical outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction by Wernicke et al is quite important because it correctly debunks the entire topic of evaluating Hamstring (HS) diameter for Hamstring ACLR. After over 30 years of exclusive use of HS autograft I can conclusively state that our studies have demonstrated that the HS is ALWAYS big enough, when quadrupled, to successfully reconstruct the ACL.

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  • Acupuncture better than drugs

    #Acupuncture may be the preferred treatment for #insomnia in #cancer patients as compared to sleeping pills says a new study from the famed Sloan Kettering #cancer center in New York…

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  • Previous cortisone injections may increase risk of future rotator cuff repair

    Cortisone injections are a common nonsurgical approach to treating rotator cuff injuries. However, researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in New Orleans suggest that individuals who receive injections less than six months before a rotator cuff repair may have an increased risk for revision rotator cuff repair.

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  • Anti-cholesterol drugs linked to diabetes

    Anti-cholesterol statin drugs are linked to an increase of 30% in diabetes...

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  • Sepsis Cure? Intravenous Vitamin-Corticosteroid Cocktail Once Called 'Snakeoil'

    Abnormal neutrophil in pleural fluid smear. Sepsis or septicaemia is a life-threatening illness because the presence of numerous bacteria in the blood causes the body to respond in organ dysfunction.

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  • American Academy Regenerative Medicine
  • American Academy and Board of Regenerative Medicine
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • isakos
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery Academy
  • International Cartilage Repair Society