ACL Conference Recap

This is Mick Hughes’ blog entry recapping the ACL conference held at La Trobe two weeks ago. Mick was one of the speakers at the conference as well. You can click on the link below to check out my blog entry on the event with access to some of the resources provided by La Trobe…

Arthroscopic subacromial decompression for subacromial shoulder pain (the CSAW trial)

Probably the biggest paper out this week, it’s the first study to compare a shoulder surgery with a placebo intervention (in this case an investigational arthroscopy). It’s also the largest study to compare surgery with no treatment.  313 patients randomised to 3 groups: decompression (n=106), arthroscopy only (n=103), no treatment (n=104). Open access: YES Published…