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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Few rheumatic adverse events from immune checkpoint inhibitors require discontinuation

November 15, 2018
Researchers found that the most prevalent adverse effect linked to immune checkpoint inhibitors was inflammatory arthritis, and although most…
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Fewer sessions of home health care physical therapy linked with worse recovery after TKA

November 15, 2018
After controlling for medical complexity, baseline function and duration of home health care episode, investigators found Medicare patients who had…
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Path of Medicare Advantage changing

November 14, 2018
As Medicare Advantage gains traction over traditional Medicare, there are several important potential issues that demand oversight, according to a…
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No difference in readmission risk seen for one- vs two-midnight length of stay for TKA

November 14, 2018
No difference was seen between one-midnight and two-midnight length of stay for primary total knee arthroplasty regarding 90-day readmission risk…
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Hip arthroscopy for FAI may reduce function, participation at 1-year postoperatively

November 13, 2018
Although patients who underwent hip arthroscopy and rehabilitation for femoroacetabular impingement experienced statistically and clinically relevant…
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AAP updates guidance on sport-related concussions in youth

November 12, 2018
Up to 1.9 million children are estimated to have concussions in the United States each year, and these injuries may be underreported among young…
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Concussions may increase suicide risk

November 12, 2018
Sustaining a concussion and/or a mild traumatic brain injury was tied to a higher risk for suicide, according to findings of a systematic review…
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Several patient factors linked to increased risk of abnormal anterior knee laxity after ACL reconstruction

November 9, 2018
Published results showed several patient factors were associated with an increased risk of abnormal anterior knee laxity 6 months after primary ACL…
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Similar early analgesia effect seen after TKA with single-injection adductor canal block vs continuous adductor canal blockade

November 8, 2018
Single-injection adductor canal block provided a similar analgesia effect as continuous adductor canal blockade for up to 36 hours after block…
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Patient education does not improve pain outcomes

November 5, 2018
Adding 2 hours of intensive patient education — which researchers said consists of several in-depth meetings with a