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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‘Excellent’ outcomes with arthroscopic 360° capsular release for idiopathic adhesive position

April 26, 2018
Results from a recently published study demonstrated arthroscopic 360° capsular release in the lateral decubitus position yielded significant and…
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Functional health literacy affects postoperative recovery in patients undergoing day surgery

April 25, 2018
Poorer postoperative recovery and a lower health-related quality of life correlated with inadequate functional health literacy in patients who…
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Improvements seen with PAO in patients with hip dysplasia, Down syndrome

April 25, 2018
Investigators found radiographic deformity improved and independent ambulation was preserved in patients with hip dysplasia and Down syndrome who…
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Many ED doctors underestimate how many opioids prescribed

April 25, 2018
Nearly two-thirds of ED doctors incorrectly estimated how many opioids they prescribed, according to findings recently published in Academic
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Heading in soccer influenced players’ cognitive performance more than unintentional head impacts

April 24, 2018
There was a correlation between poorer neuropsychological test performance and frequent heading during practice and competition in the 2 weeks prior…
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Patients aged 45-64 years may have higher THA revision rate

April 24, 2018
Despite a significant increase in the revision rate of total hip arthroplasties performed in patients between aged 45 years to 64 years , results…
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One-fifth of conflicts of interest not disclosed at drug approval meetings

April 24, 2018
Of the public speakers at Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee meetings, about 20% had undisclosed conflicts of interest and…
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Low incidence of posterolateral corner injuries at the NFL Combine

April 24, 2018
Investigators found few players at the 2018 National Football League Combine had evidence of a posterolateral corner injury, with only 0.4% had…
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AAP: Special considerations to be made for pediatric DNRs

April 23, 2018
A clinical report issued by the AAP Sections on Surgery, Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and the AAP Committee on Bioethics have highlighted the
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Delayed rotator cuff repair yielded superior functional outcomes vs immediate repair

April 22, 2018
Despite improvements in clinical outcomes and a low incidence of retears among patients who underwent either immediate or delayed surgical repair of…