Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tear Is Influenced by Demographics and Characteristics of the Area Where Patients Live

by Chapman, Cole G.; Floyd, Sarah Bauer; Thigpen, Charles A.; Tokish, John M.; Chen, Brian; Brooks, John M.

Background: Atraumatic rotator cuff tear is a common orthopaedic complaint for people >60 years of age. Lack of evidence or consensus on appropriate treatment...

Shoulder Arthroplasty Outcomes After Prior Non-Arthroplasty Shoulder Surgery

by Frank, Rachel M.; Lee, Simon; Sumner, Shelby; Griffin, Justin; Leroux, Timothy; Verma, Nikhil N.; Cole, Brian J.; Nicholson, Gregory P.; Romeo, Anthony A.

Background: The purpose of this retrospective study was to compare outcomes and complications in patients with and patients without a history of non-arthropla...

Registration and Outcome-Reporting Bias in Randomized Controlled Trials of Distal Radial Fracture Treatment

by Lee, Shiela; Khan, Tanvir; Grindlay, Douglas; Karantana, Alexia

Background: The purpose of the present study was to systematically evaluate the completeness of trial registration and the extent of outcome-reporting bias in...

The Practice of Overlapping Surgery Is Safe in Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty

by Suarez, Juan C.; Al-Mansoori, Ahmed A.; Borroto, Wilfredo J.; Villa, Jesus M.; Patel, Preetesh D.

Background: Overlapping surgery occurs when a surgeon performs 2 procedures in an overlapping time frame. This practice is commonplace in the setting of total...

Subscapularis Repair Is Unnecessary After Lateralized Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

by Roberson, Troy A.; Shanley, Ellen; Griscom, James T.; Granade, Michael; Hunt, Quinn; Adams, Kyle J.; Momaya, Amit M.; Kwapisz, Adam; Kissenberth, Michael J.; Lonergan, Keith T.; Tolan, Stefan J.; Hawkins, Richard J.; Tokish, John M.

Background: Controversy exists as to whether the subscapularis should be repaired after reverse shoulder arthroplasty. The purpose of the present study was to...

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