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Volume: 38
Number: 4
Index: December 2010
Clinical Focus:Respiratory Care
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December 2010
Clinical Focus: Respiratory Medicine
  • Asthma and the athlete
    • Vocal cord dysfunction
    • Exercise-induced asthma
    • Exercise-induced bronchospasm
  • COPD
    • Obesity and COPD
    • Relationship between COPD and nutrition intake
  • Treatment options for steroid-induced osteoporosis in men
  • Treatments for asthma
    • Bronchodilators, anticholinergics
    • Corticosteroids
    • Metered-dose vs other types of inhalers
  • Respiratory infections in winter sports athletes
  • Asthma in elite athletes
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation and physical activity
  • Fitness and long-term oxygen therapy/lung transplantation
  • Airflow function and the metabolic syndrome
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Clinical Focus

Internal Impingement:
A Review on a Common Cause of Shoulder Pain in Throwers
Steve B. Behrens, MD; Jeffrey Compas, BA; Matthew E. Deren, BS; and Mark Drakos, MD

Safety and Efficacy of Topical Diclofenac Sodium 1% Gel in Knee Osteoarthritis:
A Randomized Controlled Trial
Herbert S.B. Baraf, MD; Morris S. Gold, ScD; Michael B. Clark, MD; and Roy D. Altman, MD

Sports Injuries in Young Athletes:
Long-Term Outcome and Prevention Strategies
Nicola Maffulli, MD, MS, PhD, FRCS(Orth); Umile Giuseppe Longo, MD; Filippo Spiezia, MD; and Vincenzo Denaro, MD

Hylan G-F 20 Improves Hip Osteoarthritis:
A Prospective, Randomized Study
Andrew I. Spitzer, MD; Barry I. Bockow, MD; Victoria A. Brander, MD; James W. Yates, MD; Daryl K. MacCarter, MD; Garland K. Gudger, MD; Stephanie Haller, MD; Stephen L. Lake, MD; and Daniel B. Magilavy, MD

Management of Medial Collateral Ligament Injuries in the Knee:
An Update and Review
Patrick S. Duffy, MD and Ryan G. Miyamoto, MD

Clinical Evaluation of a New Noninvasive Ankle Arthrometer
Tanja Nauck, MA; Heinz Lohrer, MD; and Albert Gollhofer, PhD

Update on the Use of Topical NSAIDs for the Treatment of Soft Tissue and Musculoskeletal Pain:
A Review of Recent Data and Current Treatment Options
Alan R. Brewer, DDS, MD; Bill McCarberg, MD; and Charles E. Argoff, MD

A Potential Role for Avocado- and Soybean-Based Nutritional Supplements in the Management of Osteoarthritis:
A Review
Nicholas A. DiNubile, MD

Long-Term Outcome of Patients Treated Surgically for Traumatic Knee Dislocation:
Does the Injury Pattern Matter?
Michael T. Hirschmann, MD; Matthias D. Meier, MD; Felix Amsler, MSc; and Niklaus F. Friederich, MD

Overuse Injuries in Youth Sports
Cynthia J. Stein, MD, MPH and Lyle J. Micheli, MD

Stress Fractures in Athletes
Amon T. Ferry, MD; Timothy Graves, PA-C; George H. Theodore, MD; and Thomas J. Gill, MD

Current Concepts of Diagnosis and Management of ACL Injuries in Skeletally Immature Athletes
Craig J. Finlayson, MD; Adam Nasreddine, MA; and Mininder S. Kocher, MD, MPH

Biceps Brachii Tendon Ruptures:
A Review of Diagnosis and Treatment of Proximal and Distal Biceps Tendon Ruptures
Lauren E. Geaney, MD and Augustus D. Mazzocca, MS, MD

Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Leg in Athletes:
Evaluation and Management
Corey S. Gill, MD; Mark E. Halstead, MD; and Matthew J. Matava, MD

Conservative Treatment Modalities and Outcomes for Osteoarthritis:
The Concomitant Pyramid of Treatment
Michael J. Langworthy, MD; Amira Saad, MD; and Nadia M. Langworthy, MD

Clinical Articles

Bone Loading During Young Adulthood Predicts Bone Mineral Density in Physically Active, Middle-Aged Men
Robert S. Rogers, MA and Pamela S. Hinton, PhD

Effect of Gender on Computerized Electrocardiogram Measurements in College Athletes
Sandra Mandic, PhD; Holly Fonda, MS; Frederick Dewey, MD; Vy-van Le, MD; Ricardo Stein, MD, ScD; Matt Wheeler, MD; Euan A. Ashley, MRCP, Dphil; Jonathan Myers, PhD; and Victor F. Froelicher, MD

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis in Athletes:
Is There a Connection?
Eustathios I. Kenanidis, MD; Michael E. Potoupnis, MD; Kyriakos A. Papavasiliou, MD; Fares E. Sayegh, MD; and George A. Kapetanos, MD

Energy Drinks:
A Review of Use and Safety for Athletes
Erin Duchan, MD; Neil D. Patel, MD; and Cynthia Feucht, PharmD, BCPS

Continuing Features

News Briefs
News Briefs
Practice Pearls
METEOR Trial Reports on the Effect of Rosuvastatin on Progression of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Low-Risk Individuals with Subclinical Atherosclerosis
Rudy M. Haddad, MD and Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
Ibandronate and Nonvertebral Fracture Efficacy:
Results of a Recent Pooled Analysis
John A. Sunyecz, MD, FACOG