Orthopaedic Resident Remediation: Frequency, Interventions, and Outcomes

by Melton, William; Jackson, J. Benjamin III; Koon, David; Grabowski, Gregory

Background: Despite multiple studies in other areas of surgical resident education, there is no current literature regarding orthopaedic resident remediation....

Taper Corrosion and Adverse Local Tissue Reactions in Patients with a Modular Knee Prosthesis

by Christiner, Tom; Pabbruwe, Moreica B.; Kop, Alan M.; Parry, Jeremy; Clark, Gavin; Collopy, Dermot

Background: Corrosion has been documented in modular knee implants, but it has not been related to negative patient outcomes. We performed an observational re...

Monitoring Postoperative Opioid Use Following Simple Arthroscopic Meniscectomy: A Performance-Improvement Strategy for Prescribing Recommendations and Community Safety

by Gardner, Vance; Gazzaniga, David; Shepard, Michael; Grumet, Robert; Rubin, Benjamin; Dempewolf, Michael; Bray, Camille; Prietto, Carlos

Background: Orthopaedic surgeons are confronted with a difficult dilemma: managing acute pain postoperatively and balancing the risk of prescription opioid us...

Long Bone Union Accurately Predicted by Cortical Bridging within 4 Months

by DiSilvio, Frank Jr; Foyil, Sarah; Schiffman, Brett; Bernstein, Mitchell; Summers, Hobie; Lack, William D.

Background: Previous retrospective research found that the presence or absence of bridging callus within 4 months postoperatively discriminated accurately bet...

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...

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Subscapularis Repair Is Unnecessary After Lateralized Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

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JBJS Open Access. 3(3):e0056, August 07, 2018.

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