In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in orthopedics. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

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Similar outcomes seen with mini-open corpectomy without fusion vs open instrumented fusion

May 22, 2017
Investigators found comparable implant failure and reoperation rates up to 2-year follow-up for minimally invasive corpectomy with percutaneously…
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Study: Symptomatic osteoarthritis remains strongest contributor to walking difficulty

May 22, 2017
Symptomatic knee and hip osteoarthritis were the strongest determinants of walking difficulty, according to a recently published cohort study…
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Increased dairy product consumption linked with greater risk for total hip arthroplasty in men with OA

May 19, 2017
Increased dairy production consumption was linked with a greater risk for total hip arthroplasty in men with osteoarthritis, according to a recently…
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Dual mini-fragment plating technique yielded low rates of secondary surgery

May 18, 2017
Patients with clavicular shaft fractures treated with a dual mini-fragment plating technique experienced low rates of secondary surgery due to…
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Augmentation of small hamstring autografts did not reduce failure rates in ACL reconstruction

May 18, 2017
Augmentation of small hamstring tendon autografts in adolescent patients who underwent ACL reconstruction did not reduce graft failure rates and may…
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When performed early, revision of MoM THA was not associated with increased complication rates

May 17, 2017
Recently published results showed no association between revision following metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty and increased complication rates…
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Elderly patients with foot pain at increased risk for falls

May 17, 2017
Patients with severe foot pain have an increased risk for falling compared with those with less intense pain, according to recently published…
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Significant relationship seen between low back pain, lumbar lordotic curvature

May 17, 2017
Investigators of this study found a significant association between low back pain and decreased lordotic lumbar curvature. Researchers performed a…
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Patellofemoral joint may be negatively impacted by medial open-wedge high tibial osteotomy

May 17, 2017
Investigators found medial open-wedge high tibial osteotomy may adversely impact the patellofemoral joint. Researchers prospectively reviewed 114…
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BPTB allograft for ACL reconstruction linked with greater revision risk vs autograft

May 16, 2017
Researchers found a 4.5-times adjusted greater overall revision risk when bone-patellar tendon-bone allograft was used for primary ACL reconstruction…
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