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A Huge Morel-Lavallee Lesion Treated Using a Quilting Suture Method: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

April 17, 2014

The Morel-Lavallée lesion is a collection of serous fluid that develops after closed degloving injuries and after surgical procedures particularly in the pelvis and abdomen. It is a persistent seroma and is usually resistant to conservative methods of treatment such as percutaneous drainage and compression.

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UNC Greensboro opens enrollment for online education in kinesiology doctorate

April 17, 2014

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) will offer the nation’s first online doctorate of education degree in kinesiology beginning in fall 2014, university officials announced in March. The new EdD program is designed for kinesiology professionals with at least three years of experience to complete in four years while they continue to work. UNCG Department of Kinesiology faculty recognized for their teaching and scholarship in human movement and physical activity will teach the course, according to the university, and include two recent National Academy of Kinesiology inductees, Sandy Shultz, PhD, ATC, CSCS, professor and department chair, and Jenny Etnier, PhD, professor and director of graduate studies.

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Glomangiomatosis Concentrated in the Ankle with Varied Appearances: A Case Report – Corrected Proof

April 14, 2014

Abstract: Glomangiomatosis is an exceedingly rare condition. This report details a case of multiple glomangiomas concentrated in the ankle of a 59-year-old male. Despite identical histological findings, the lesions displayed varied clinical features at physical examination, at magnetic resonance imaging, and upon further examination after excision.

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Ankle sprain prevention in basketball: Why some high schools are opting out

April 8, 2014

Despite published evidence that bracing and targeted exercises can prevent ankle injuries in high school basketball players, surprisingly few teams have adopted these practices. Barriers to implementation include a lack of awareness and expertise as well as time and money.

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Associations between MRI Findings and Symptoms in Patients with Chronic Ankle Sprain – Corrected Proof

April 8, 2014

Abstract: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides an accurate method of observing and diagnosing injuries of the ligament complex of the ankle. However, the association between ankle symptoms and MRI findings has been unclear. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the relationship between ankle pain and MRI findings

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Revision Hallux Valgus: Causes and Correction Options

April 1, 2014

The need for revision hallux valgus surgery is a problem all surgeons encounter. Revision of a failed hallux valgus surgery is often difficult, and very little research exists and few papers have been presented on the topic. Hallux valgus failure has multiple causes, including reoccurrence, avascular necrosis, malunion, nonunion, and hallux varus

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Imaging of Tarsal Navicular Disorders: A Pictorial Review

March 31, 2014

The tarsal navicular is a bone within the midfoot that plays a critical role in maintaining the arch of the foot.

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Effects of Total Ankle Arthroplasty Training Course on Physician Practice Patterns and Complication Rates

March 31, 2014

Background . The purpose of this retrospective survey study was to determine the short-term effects of the AAOS/AOFAS total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) training course on participant practice patterns, implant preferences, and complication rates. Methods

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Treatments for Avascular Necrosis of the Talus: A Systematic Review

March 31, 2014

Introduction: Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the talus is a challenging entity to treat. Poor outcomes remain all too common.

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