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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Several factors associated with hospital admission after arthroscopic Bankart repair

November 20, 2017
Female gender, increasing age and longer operation time were independent risk factors for hospital admission following arthroscopic Bankart repair…
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Arthroscopic glenoid resurfacing with allograft seen as safe for joint preservation in select patients

November 20, 2017
At the short-term to midterm follow-up, investigators found arthroscopic glenoid resurfacing with an interpositional human dermal allograft was a…
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Ankylosing spondylitis disease activity, transfusion associated with blood loss during THA

November 19, 2017
Results of this retrospective study showed a positive association between disease activity, allogeneic blood transfusion volume and change of…
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Propofol, ketamine sedation had similar rates of malreduction in both bone forearm fractures

November 17, 2017
Results published in Orthopedics showed propofol and ketamine sedation regimens achieved similar rates of malreduction in pediatric patients with…
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Opioid abuse treatment medications equally effective

November 15, 2017
Buprenorphine-naloxone combination and extended-release naltrexone were both safe and effective in managing patients with opioid use disorder…
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Race not associated with readmission risk after treatment for tibial plateau fracture

November 15, 2017
Results showed race and estimated median income were not independent risk factors for readmission after closed treatment and operative fixation for…
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Medial pivot kinematics did not improve patient-reported outcomes after TKA

November 14, 2017
Based on kinematics and modern outcome measures, a medial pivot pattern may not significantly determine clinical success after total knee…
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Outpatient surgical centers yielded greater efficacy than ORs for ACL reconstruction

November 14, 2017
Results showed greater procedural efficacy among pediatric ACL reconstruction procedures performed in an outpatient surgical center compared with a…
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Lifetime risk for total hip replacement increases in 5 countries

November 13, 2017
In five countries during a 10-year period, there have been statistically significant increases in the lifetime risk for total hip replacement…
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Promising short-to-midterm outcomes seen with total stabilizer knee system for revision TKA

November 13, 2017
Results from this study indicated that at 7-year follow-up, patients who underwent surgery with a new revision total knee arthroplasty system had…
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