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

Findings support reliability of ultrasound screening to detect ALTR after THA

January 2, 2015
When using MRI as a reference, ultrasound examinations provided reliable screening for the detection of clinically important adverse local tissue…
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Porous-coated anatomic acetabular component possibly less durable than femoral component for THA

January 2, 2015
Compared with a porous-coated anatomic femoral component, the acetabular component was found to be less durable, with annual polyethylene wear rate…
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SLAP repair may alter thoracic rotation in baseball pitchers

December 31, 2014
According to recently published data, baseball pitchers who undergo superior labrum anterior-posterior repair can develop altered patterns of…
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Less patellofemoral contact stress seen with intraoperative medial vs. non-medial pivot kinematic patterns

December 31, 2014
Compared with knees that demonstrated non-medial pivot kinematic patterns, knees with intraoperative medial pivot kinematic patterns had a…
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Humeral windows, longitudinal splits facilitated controlled removal of well-fixed components

December 26, 2014
Both humeral windows and longitudinal splits facilitated the controlled removal of well-fixed components during revision shoulder arthroplasty with a…
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THA achieved functional improvement in patients with SLE, avascular necrosis of the femur head

December 26, 2014
Among patients who had systemic lupus erythematosus or avascular necrosis of the femur head, total hip arthroplasty was an adequate treatment for…
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Study results show incidence of ACL reconstruction has increased significantly

December 23, 2014
According to recent study data, the number of ACL reconstructions has risen significantly between 1994 and 2006, particularly in women younger than…
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Activity levels in young patients after THA similar to those in individuals with healthy hips

December 23, 2014
Young patients who underwent total hip arthroplasty were found to be just as active as individuals with similar diseases but healthy hips, according…
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Study shows stable knees post-TKA led to significant improvement in functional outcomes

December 23, 2014
Patients who experienced a stable knee after total knee arthroplasty had a significant improvement in functional outcome, according to study results…
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Web-based assessment after TJA may offer lower costs than in-person follow-up

December 22, 2014
Costs per patient who underwent total joint arthroplasty were lower for society and the health care payer when patients had a web-based follow-up…
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