Isometric Contraction of the Quadriceps Improves the Accuracy of Intra-Articular Injections into the Knee Joint via the Superolateral Approach

by Wada, Makoto; Fujii, Tadashi; Inagaki, Yusuke; Nagano, Tatsuo; Tanaka, Yasuhito

Background: Intra-articular injection is an important technique for treating rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis of the knee. However, medication is often...

Five-Year Follow-up Results of a Randomized Controlled Study Comparing Intramedullary Nailing with Plate Fixation of Completely Displaced Midshaft Fractures of the Clavicle in Adults

by Fuglesang, Hendrik F.S.; Flugsrud, Gunnar B.; Randsborg, Per-Henrik; Hammer, Ola-Lars; Utvåg, Stein Erik

Background: Surgical management of completely displaced midshaft fractures of the clavicle is becoming more frequent, although long-term follow-up with Level-...

Characterizing Patient Preferences Surrounding Total Knee Arthroplasty

by Reuter, John M.; Hutyra, Carolyn A.; Politzer, Cary S.; Calixte, Christopher C.; Scott, Daniel J.; Attarian, David E.; Mather, Richard C. III

Background: Episode-based bundled payments for total knee arthroplasty emphasize cost-effective patient-centered care. Understanding patients’ perceptions of ...

Reliability of the Modified Clavien-Dindo-Sink Complication Classification System in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

by Dodwell, Emily R.; Pathy, Rubini; Widmann, Roger F.; Green, Daniel W.; Scher, David M.; Blanco, John S.; Doyle, Shevaun M.; Daluiski, Aaron; Sink, Ernest L.

Background: There is no standardized complication classification system that has been evaluated for use in pediatric or general orthopaedic surgery. Instead, ...

Revisiting Orthopaedic Surgery Residents’ Views of the CDC and AAOS Precautionary Guidelines for HIV

by Schwarzman, Garrett; Rybalko, Dan; Danilkowicz, Richard; Hutchinson, Mark

Background: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate how orthopaedic residents’ views and behaviors toward the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have...

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