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Early reconstruction for ACL tears not essential: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Even in young, active people, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears can be managed without early reconstruction, Swedish researchers say. At least 200,000 ACL reconstructions are carried out annually in the U.S.,...

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ER diagnosis of pediatric clavicle fracture accurate with ultrasound

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Bedside ultrasound can reliably diagnose clavicle fractures in children seen in the emergency department, with no more discomfort than radiographs — and without radiation. That finding comes from Dr. Keith P....

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Doxycycline’s anti-osteoarthritis effect reduced in bowlegged women

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The extent to which doxycycline slows the progression of knee osteoarthritis (OA) is not the same in neutrally aligned (non-varus) and malaligned (varus, or “bowlegged”) knees, according to a post hoc analysis...