Single image slice may not capture 3-D muscle measurements in rotator cuff tears
Patients with rotator cuff tears experience fatty infiltration increased percentages of most likely caused primarily by muscle atrophy and a single image slice did not capture 3-D muscle measurements, according to recently published data.
Does platelet-rich plasma for the knee work?
Source: Medical News Today
Athletes such as Tiger Woods and Rafael Nadal are rumored to have undergone a relatively new treatment that involves injections of platelet-rich plasma. Proponents say the therapy offers cutting-edge treatment for previously debilitating injuries, including painful knee problems due to osteoarthritis.
Childhood obesity a major link to hip diseases
Source: Science Daily
New research from the University, published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood journal, shows a strong link between childhood obesity and hip diseases in childhood.
3D printing to help train surgeons, shorten surgery times
Source: 3D Printing Progress
In a recent study, researchers showed that allowing surgeons to prep on a 3D-printed model of the patient's hip joint cut by about 25 percent the amount of time needed for surgery when compared to a control group.
Multiple risk factors, BMD associated with hip fracture in older men
Older men with an increasing number of specific risk factures combined with decreased bone mineral density at the femoral neck are at elevated risk for hip fracture, according to study findings.