July-September 2017 - Volume 5 - Issue 3

  • Dagan Cloutier, Editor in Chief
  • 2470-1122
  • Quarterly

The Genetic Implications of Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Degeneration

06/30/2017 by Bianculli, Jessica D.; Petrizzo, Anthony M.

Disc degeneration is determined in large part by genetic factors, with the previously determined environmental factors having only modest effects. A number of g...

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Tranexamic Acid Use in Reducing Blood Loss in Total Knee Arthroplasty

06/30/2017 by Younkin, Susan Blais; Rizzolo, Denise

Tranexamic acid (TXA) has become more commonly used in total knee arthroplasty procedures as a strategy toward reducing blood loss. TXA can be administered intr...

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Expanding the Differential: Psoas Abscess

06/30/2017 by Bolander, Sarah L.; Hoover, Eve B.

Psoas abscess is a rare condition with variable presentations that may mimic many other medical diagnoses.A wide variety of underlying medical conditions are as...

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Trauma Roundtable: Management of an Ankle Fracture-Dislocation in an Elderly Woman with Medial Skin Compromise

06/30/2017 by Cloutier, Dagan; Eagen, Caitlin; Hull, Jonathan; Paul, Keith W.; Riehl, John T.

The purpose of the JOPA Roundtable discussions is to give orthopaedic PAs insight on how each participating editorial board member would treat certain clinical ...

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Hand Roundtable: A 72-Year-Old Man with Several Months of Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain

06/30/2017 by Cloutier, Dagan; Gallio, Bruce; Shaff, John J.; Lemay, Keith

The purpose of the JOPA Roundtable discussions is to give orthopaedic PAs insight on how each participating editorial board member would treat certain clinical ...

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JBJS Reviews: Team Approach: Management of Postoperative Delirium in the Elderly Patient with Femoral-Neck Fracture

JBJS Reviews, 2017 October; 5(10): e8

JBJS Reviews: Cartilage Restoration of the Patellofemoral Joint

JBJS Reviews, 2017 October; 5(10): e7

JBJS Reviews: Biomechanical Comparison of Single-Bundle and Double-Bundle Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

JBJS Reviews, 2017 October; 5(10): e6

JBJS Reviews: Injuries to the Female Athlete in 2017 Part II: Upper and Lower-Extremity Injuries

JBJS Reviews, 2017 October; 5(10): e5

JBJS Reviews: Injuries to the Female Athlete in 2017 Part I: General Considerations, Concussions, Stress Fractures, and the Female Athlete Triad

JBJS Reviews, 2017 October; 5(10): e4

JBJS Reviews: The Surgical Hip and Femur Fracture Treatment Model: Medicare's Next Orthopaedic Bundle

JBJS Reviews, 2017 October; 5(10): e2

JBJS Reviews: Vascularized Bone Grafts in Orthopaedic Surgery

JBJS Reviews, 2017 October; 5(10): e1

JBJS Reviews: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

JBJS Reviews, 2017 September; 5(9): e8

JBJS Reviews: Platelet-Rich Plasma in Orthopaedic Surgery: A Critical Analysis Review

JBJS Reviews, 2017 September; 5(9): e7

JBJS Reviews: Sports Hernia: Definition, Evaluation, and Treatment

JBJS Reviews, 2017 September; 5(9): e6​


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Writing Incentive Program Winning Articles:

Perioperative Pain Management in the Chronic Opioid User​

Sasek, Cody MPAS, PA‐C, ATC

JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants: Fall 2016 - Volume 4 - Issue 4 - p 25–31 doi: 10.2106/JBJS.JOPA.16.00020


Dislocation Following Total Hip Arthroplasty: An Overview of Contributing Factors

Cunningham, Robert PA-S, DPT; Beck, David MPAS, PA-C; Peterson, Chad MPAS, PA-C, AWLS-C

JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants: January - March 2017 - Volume 5 - Issue 1 - p e8

doi: 10.2106/JBJS.JOPA.16.00032​