, Volume 7, Issue 2, p 107
Date: 10 May 2011

Editor’s Note

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This issue of the HSS Journal features the results of several clinical research studies which explore a wide variety of topics. Two papers address femoroacetabular impingement (FAI). One suggests that the severity of clinical presentation often fails to correlate with the severity of the radiologic features of this syndrome, and the other presents cases in which iliopsoas impingement can result in complaints suggesting FAI. Four papers address topics in knee surgery ranging from reports on the intermediate-term results of a new posterior-stabilized knee design and a unicompartmental arthroplasty. Boettner and his coauthors provide further evidence against the practice of donation of autologous blood in elective knee replacement surgery. This work expands on their previous report regarding this practice prior to total hip arthroplasty. Toth and her colleagues document the lack of effectiveness of capsular shrinkage as treatment for shoulder instability over long-term follow-up. Of parti ...

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