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NPOS Member Blog Post #3 - Written by Robert Sandmeier, MD
Surgical Technique Intrinsic in Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction from 2007 to 2014

Really interesting article in general of bone and joint surgery this month. 

Surgical Technique Intrinsic in Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction from 2007 to 2014.
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NPOS Member Blog Post #2 - Written by Robert Sandmeier, MD
Kluczynski, Does Early Versus Delayed Active Range of Motion Affect Rotator cuff healing After Surgical Repair?

Interesting article in AJSM this month, Vol 14,No 3, 785-791, 2015.

The article is a meta-analysis of studies between 2004 and 2014 and breaks down the probability of a cuff structural tendon defect vs early ( 6 weeks) active rom and shows that defects are more frequent with early vs delayed range of motion.


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NPOS Member Blog Post #1 - Written by Michael Vessely, MD
Total knee arthroplasty – is it time to reconsider the use of an all-polyethylene tibial component?

Metal-backed modular (MB) tibial components are most commonly used in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) today. The Australian, England and Wales, and Norwegian total joint registries report that in less than 10% of the TKAs implanted in their countries were all-polyethylene (AP) tibial components used (1).


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