Patrick M Keating

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BACKGROUND Concussions represent 8.9% to 13.2% of all high school athletic injuries. How these injuries are managed is currently unknown. HYPOTHESIS There are differences in concussion management and awareness among boys football, boys ice hockey, and boys and girls soccer. STUDY DESIGN Descriptive epidemiologic study. METHODS High school athletic(More)
Pediatric anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears present a technical dilemma for orthopaedic surgeons. Multiple surgical techniques have been described to protect the distal femoral and proximal tibial physes. We present an ACL reconstruction technique performed on a 12-year-old girl with open physes who sustained an ACL tear after a noncontact twisting(More)
T he US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1.6 to 3.8 million concussions occur during sport and recreational activity annually. 10 A concussion is a complex pathophysiologic process affecting the brain induced by traumatic biomechanical forces. 14 Each year, millions of adolescents participate in high school sports, over the course(More)
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