In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in athletic training. 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.

In the Journals

Obese patients may see poorer outcomes after TSA

January 9, 2015
Among patients who underwent total shoulder arthroplasty, those who were obese experienced longer hospital stays, an increased risk of postoperative…
In the Journals

Graft type likely unrelated to biomechanics of knee hip after ACL reconstruction

January 7, 2015
Results of a recently published study demonstrated there was no link between knee and hip biomechanics and the type of graft used in patients…
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Navigation systems may not prevent coronal limb alignment outliers after TKA

January 7, 2015
Use of navigation systems among patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty did not prevent coronal limb alignment outliers, according to study…
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Significant risk factors may cause cardiac complications following primary TJA

January 7, 2015
Significant risk factors for developing postoperative cardiac complications following primary unilateral total joint arthroplasty included being 80…
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Study: No significant differences seen between in-continuity, margin disruption rotator cuff repair

January 6, 2015
No significant difference was observed between rotator cuff tears repaired in-continuity and those repaired while disturbing the margin between the…
In the Journals

Poly-L-lactic acid bioabsorbable patch successful in repair of rotator cuff tears

January 6, 2015
Patients with large-to-massive rotator cuff tears experienced successful repair after surgery when a poly-L-lactic acid bioabsorbable patch was used…
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Internal rotation of femoral component significantly decreased functional activity scores

January 6, 2015
Patients who underwent primary posterior cruciate ligament-substituting total knee arthroplasty and experienced internal rotation of the femoral…
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No significant differences in AE rate observed between extramedullary, intramedullary implants

January 5, 2015
Researchers found no significant difference in the rate of adverse events following intertrochanteric fracture treatment with either extramedullary…
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Use of PRP did not result in better clinical outcomes in rotator cuff repair

January 5, 2015
Patients who underwent rotator cuff repair using platelet-rich plasma prepared by apheresis and applied in the liquid state with thrombin did not…
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Presence of certain pre-THA factors associated with posterior change in pelvic sagittal inclination

January 5, 2015
Posterior change in pelvic sagittal inclination from supine to standing position in patients who underwent total hip arthroplasty was associated with…
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