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Use of Injectable Local Anesthetics Up for Hip Fracture

Mar 29, 2022

MONDAY, March 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The use of injectable local anesthetics on the day of presentation increased among hip fracture patients from 2009 to 2019, according to a study to be presen...

Amino Acid Supplementation Beneficial After Fracture Fixation

Mar 29, 2022

MONDAY, March 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For adults undergoing fracture fixation, conditionally essential amino acid (CEAA) supplementation is associated with a reduction in postoperative complicati...

Vertical root fractures in root treated teeth-current status and future trends.

Mar 28, 2022

Vertical root fracture (VRF) is a common reason for the extraction of root filled teeth. The accurate diagnosis of VRF may be challenging due to the absence of clinical signs, whilst conventional radi...

Blue light potentiates safety and bactericidal activity of p-Toluquinone.

Mar 28, 2022

Fewer antibiotics are available for effective management of bacterial infections to date owing to increasing multiple-drug resistance (MDR). Here, we expand our early success in combination of 405 nm...

Recombinant guanosine-5'-triphosphate (GTP)-binding protein associated with Poloxamer 407-based polymeric micelles protects against Leishmania infantum infection.

Mar 28, 2022

Leishmania virulence proteins should be considered as vaccine candidates against disease, since they are involved in developing infection in mammalian hosts. In a previous study, a Leishmania guanosin...

Challenges Persist for Pediatric Clinical Trials

Mar 22, 2022

TUESDAY, March 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Early discontinuation and nonreporting/nonpublication of findings continue to be common issues for conducting pediatric clinical trials, according to a stud...

ACR Updates Guidelines for Peri-TJA Med Use in Rheumatic Disease

Mar 21, 2022

MONDAY, March 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In a guideline summary issued by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), updated recommenda...

Adjustable-loop cortical suspension device for posterolateral corner reconstruction in the setting of fibular avulsion fracture: a case series and novel technique description.

Mar 21, 2022

A novel technique using an adjustable-loop cortical suspension toggle device for reduction of a fibular head avulsion fracture (arcuate fracture) in posterolateral corner (PLC) reconstruction is descr...

Arthroscopic fixation for tibial eminence fractures: A clinical retrospective study of cannulated screws versus transosseous anchor knot fixation techniques with suture anchors.

Mar 21, 2022

A variety of different techniques or methods for treatment of tibial eminence fracture (TEF) have been reported, but there is still controversy on the optimum choice for treating TEFs. The aim of the ...

Osgood-Schlatter Disease in youth elite football: Minimal time-loss and no association with clinical and ultrasonographic factors.

Mar 21, 2022

Osgood-Schlatter Disease is the most common cause of knee pain in youth. Scientific research in youth elite football is limited.To assess clinical and ultrasonographic factors associated with Osgood-S...

Major Credit Agencies Will Drop Most Medical Debt From Reports

Mar 18, 2022

FRIDAY, March 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Most medical debt will be dropped from Americans' credit reports as of this summer, the top three credit reporting agencies said Friday.The announcement by E...

Older Adults Weigh Variety of Concerns Before Elective Surgery

Mar 18, 2022

THURSDAY, March 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Many older adults have concerns about scheduling elective surgery, according to the results of the latest University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy ...

Global Prevalence of Osteoarthritis Increasing

Mar 17, 2022

THURSDAY, March 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Osteoarthritis (OA) remains a global public health concern and its prevalence has increased since 1990, according to a study published online March 1 in Ar...

State Laws Linked to Very Small Changes in Opioid Prescribing

Mar 15, 2022

MONDAY, March 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- State laws are associated with small and non-statistically significant changes in opioid prescribing or nonopioid pain treatment, according to a study publis...

Computed Tomographic Features of Non-Lame French Bulldog Elbows.

Mar 14, 2022

 French Bulldogs are predisposed to humeral condylar fractures. Computed tomography (CT) in English Springer Spaniel elbows has allowed identification of humeral intracondylar fissures (HIF), which ...

Pumping the Periosteum: A Feasibility Study: Periosteal Distraction Osteogenesis in a Rat Model.

Mar 14, 2022

Gradual elevation of periosteum from the bone surface is known to promote the adaptation of soft tissues and the formation of hard tissues. The aim of our study was to estimate the benefit of perioste...

Black Patients Still Underrepresented in Trials for New Drug Approvals

Mar 11, 2022

FRIDAY, March 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Black patients are still underrepresented in most trials relating to approval of new drugs, despite implementation of an action plan in 2015 to improve diver...

With Lacking Data, Estimating The Oswestry Disability Index Measurement Error

Mar 11, 2022

The Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) was the most often used patient-reported outcome measure for low back pain. Incomplete ODI questionnaires can lead to measurement errors, leading to misclassificati...

After Single-Level Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion, Risk Factors For Early-Onset Radiographical Adjacent Segment Disease in Patients With Spondylolysis Spondylolisthesis

Mar 11, 2022

For a study, the researchers sought to determine any risk variables for radiographic ASD in individuals who had single-level PLIF for L5–S1 spondylolysis spondylolisthesis. The researchers conducted...

Computed Tomography Evaluation of Bone Mineral Density After Instrumented Lumbar Fusion

Mar 11, 2022

The measurement of Hounsfield Units (HU) by computed tomography (CT) has been reported as a technique for determining Bone Mineral density (BMD). The BMD of the UIV was useful for surgical planning fo...