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

Reaming may produce sizeable amounts of bone graft on multiple occasions

October 17, 2014
Sequential reaming of the intramedullary femoral bone canal may produce substantial amounts of bone graft on multiple occasions, according to…
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High complication, mortality rates seen with total femoral replacement

October 16, 2014
Although the use of total femoral replacement in treating a periprosthetic femoral fracture offers good functional outcomes and strong implant…
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CT helps examine nonunions in LTO healing

October 16, 2014
Although lesser tuberosity osteotomy healing is best assessed on radiographs, CT can be a helpful additional examination if nondisplaced or displaced…
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Incidence of subscapularis insufficiency higher in patients with postcapsulorrhaphy arthropathy

October 15, 2014
Patients undergoing total shoulder arthroplasty for postcapsulorrhaphy arthropathy had a higher incidence of subscapularis insufficiency and…
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Radiographs had no impact on reoperation rates following TKA

October 15, 2014
Immediate postoperative radiographs in patients who underwent primary total knee arthroplasty did not contribute in any significant way to the number…
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Inferior functional outcomes seen in patients with abnormal subscapularis tendons

October 15, 2014
Patients who underwent subscapularis peel and had abnormal subscapularis tendons identified on ultrasonography experienced clinically significant…
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Metaphyseal sleeves provide reliable fixation after revision TKA

October 14, 2014
Revision total knee arthroplasty with metaphyseal sleeves provided reliable fixation at short-term follow-up, according to study results. Researchers…
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Intraoperative forward flexion strongest predictor of postoperative ROM after RSA

October 14, 2014
In patients who underwent reverse shoulder arthroplasty, intraoperative forward flexion was the strongest predictor of postoperative range of motion…
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UTE-T2 mapping demonstrates changes in cartilage deep tissue health

October 13, 2014
Ultrashort echo time-T2 mapping demonstrated changes in cartilage deep tissue health according to joint injury status, as well as a potential for…
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Delayed proximal humeral fracture surgery negatively impacts inpatient outcomes

October 13, 2014
Increased inpatient morbidity, longer postoperative length of stay and nonroutine discharge are more likely among patients who had delayed surgery…
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