AAOS Now, August 2018
Pediatric Fractures of the Femoral Shaft: Arriving at the Algorithm
This article is part two of a three-part series on pediatric trauma based on an AAOS 2018 Annual Meetingsymposium. There is no single treatment algorithm to guide in the management of fractures of the femoral shaft, said Anthony I. Riccio, MD, of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, during the AAOS 2018 Annual Meeting Symposium titled “Staying out of Trouble in Pediatric Trauma.”
ACL Reconstruction Techniques Continue to Evolve, but Hurdles Lie Ahead
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction remains one of the most common procedures in orthopaedic surgery, with an estimated 100,000 performed annually in the United States alone.