Tag: orthopedics

The two main surgical options for late-stage medial compartment osteoarthritis of the knee are partial knee replacement (PKR) and total knee replacement (TKR). There is significant variation in choice of approach among surgeons, likely because randomized controlled trials comparing the two approaches have not been performed. In this multicenter,...
1. From 1990 to 2014, the annual rate for soccer-related injuries increased by 111.4% in children 7 to 17 years of age. 2. The most common injuries were sprains/strains, fractures, soft tissue injuries, and concussions, while the most common location of injuries included the upper extremity, ankles, and head/neck. Evidence Rating...
1. In a prospective cohort of over 400 children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with chemotherapy, hip MRI have high sensitivity and specificity for detecting glucocorticoid-induced osteonecrosis. 2. Use of screening in children older than 10 years of age within 1 year after initiation of glucocorticoids may delay and prevent...