Radiofrequency Lesioning for Tennis Elbow

Radiofrequency Lesioning for Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylalgia) Tasto, et al in the Journal of Arthroscopic-Related Surgery, July 2005, reported on 13 patients in whom a 1-inch incision was used to expose the forearm extensor muscle origin at the elbow. They cauterized the extensor origin with a radiofrequency probe and achieved…

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Too Large for a Total Knee Replacement?

Baker, et al, reported on the association between body mass index (obesity or not) and the outcomes of total knee joint replacement. The researchers found that patients derive equivalent functional benefit following total knee replacement irrespectively of their preoperative BMI. The significance of this is that the study argues against…

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