• Several patient factors linked to increased risk of abnormal anterior knee laxity after ACL reconstruction

    12 days ago - By Healio

    Published results showed several patient factors were associated with an increased risk of abnormal anterior knee laxity 6 months after primary ACL reconstruction.
    Researchers reviewed demographic data, information regarding the graft used, concomitant meniscal surgery and instrumented laxity for 5,462 patients who underwent primary ACL reconstruction with no associated ligament injuries from January 2000 to October 2015. Researchers used the KT-1000 arthrometer to evaluate knee laxity preoperatively and at 6-month follow-up. Abnormal anterior knee laxity was defined as a postoperative
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  • Environmental Noise Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Risk

    12 days ago - By Medscape

    A new study suggests that this link is mediated by increased activity in the amygdala, an area of the brain involved in stress response that is thought to trigger arterial inflammation.
    Medscape Medical News
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