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Osteosarcoma: Novel prognostic biomarkers using circulating and cell-free tumour DNA.

Apr 18, 2022

Osteosarcoma (OS) is the most common primary bone tumour in children and adolescents. Circulating free (cfDNA) and circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) are promising biomarkers for disease surveillance and ...

Bariatric Surgery Before TKA Cuts Complications in Obese Patients

Apr 15, 2022

FRIDAY, April 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- People with severe obesity and knee osteoarthritis are advised to attempt weight loss before total knee arthroplasty (TKA) as it could reduce complications o...

Osteopathic Manipulation May Be Effective for Musculoskeletal Conditions

Apr 14, 2022

THURSDAY, April 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) may be effective for musculoskeletal disorders, according to a review published online April 12 in BMJ Open.Donate...

Standard Treatments Comparable for Achilles' Tendon Rupture

Apr 14, 2022

THURSDAY, April 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Patient-reported outcomes at 12 months are similar for open-repair, minimally invasive surgery, or nonoperative treatment of Achilles' tendon rupture, acco...

Shorter Prophylactic Antibiotics Feasible After Clean Orthopedic Surgery

Apr 12, 2022

MONDAY, April 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Shorter antimicrobial prophylaxis duration is noninferior in preventing health care-associated infections following clean orthopedic surgery, according to a ...

Less Than Half of U.S.-Based Clinical Trials Report Race/Ethnicity

Apr 11, 2022

MONDAY, April 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Less than half of U.S.-based trials report on race/ethnicity, and the median combined enrollment of minority race/ethnicity groups is below census estimates,...

Assessment of complications associated with casting of acute distal radius fractures in adults.

Apr 11, 2022

Controversy exists regarding the closed treatment of distal radius fractures. Circumferential casting of acute distal radius fractures has been shown to be safe in children, however, little research h...

Higher stress and symptom severity are associated with worse depressive symptom profiles in patients receiving chemotherapy.

Apr 11, 2022

In a sample of oncology patients, identify subgroups of patients with distinct depressive symptom profiles and evaluate for differences in demographic and clinical characteristics, levels of stress an...

Lived experience of State-sponsored intra-national overseas therapeutic mobility for stem cell transplantation.

Apr 11, 2022

This article focuses on the lived experience of patients with haematological cancer who were transferred from La Réunion (a French overseas Department) to mainland France to undergo allogeneic haemat...

How we approach the treatment of patients with high-risk neuroblastoma with naxitamab: experience from the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona, Spain.

Apr 11, 2022

Naxitamab [humanized 3f8 (hu3F8)] is a humanized monoclonal antibody (mAb) targeting the disialoganglioside GD2. It was approved in 2020 by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in com...

Intra-Articular Injection of Triamcinolone Beneficial in Hip Osteoarthritis

Apr 08, 2022

FRIDAY, April 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with hip osteoarthritis and at least moderate pain, an ultrasound-guided intra-articular hip injection of corticosteroid and local anesthetic, ad...

Psychological Interventions + Physical Therapy Ease Chronic Low Back Pain

Apr 07, 2022

THURSDAY, April 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For people with chronic, nonspecific low back pain, psychological interventions are most effective when delivered in conjunction with physical therapy care ...

Despite Improvements, Disparities in Faculty Diversity Persist

Apr 07, 2022

THURSDAY, April 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- From 1977 to 2019, there was an increase in the representation of women compared with men at U.S. medical faculties, while representation of persons underre...

AAOS: Patients Mostly Satisfied After Flatfoot Reconstruction

Apr 06, 2022

TUESDAY, April 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The typical flatfoot reconstruction patient experiences good returns to physical activity, but a meaningful number of patients experience persistent inhibiti...

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, March 22-26

Apr 06, 2022

The annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons was held from March 22 to 26 in Chicago and attracted approximately 30,000 participants from around the world. The conference highli...

AAOS: Early Outcomes Similar for Cementless, Cemented Fixation TKR

Apr 05, 2022

MONDAY, April 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Hospital length of stay, complications, hospital readmission within 90 days, and revision surgery at two years do not differ for cementless total knee replace...

AAOS: Outcomes Good for New ACL Repair Technique in Teens

Apr 05, 2022

MONDAY, April 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A lateral extra-articular tenodesis (LET) with a modified Lemaire technique (MLT) in conjunction with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) is asso...

Commercial-to-Medicare Hospital Price Ratios Stable 2012 to 2019

Apr 05, 2022

MONDAY, April 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- From 2012 to 2019, the average prices charged to commercial health plans by hospitals compared with what Medicare pays remained relatively stable; however, th...

Methodological Considerations for Investigating Iron Status and Regulation in Exercise and Sport Science Studies.

Apr 04, 2022

Iron deficiency is a common health issue in active and athlete populations. Accordingly, research into iron status, regulation, absorption, and iron deficiency treatment strategies is increasing at a ...

Numerical modelling of cancellous bone damage using an orthotropic failure criterion and tissue elastic properties as a function of the mineral content and microporosity.

Apr 04, 2022

Elastic and strength properties of lamellar tissue are essential to analyze the mechanical behaviour of bone at the meso- or macro-scale. Although many efforts have been made to model the architecture...