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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MPFL reconstruction using epiphyseal femoral socket can avoid injury in children with patellar instability

November 14, 2019
According to study results, medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction using an epiphyseal femoral socket with fluoroscopic guidance was an…
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‘Running medicine’ improves health

November 13, 2019
“Running medicine” events that combined several types of exercise and community-building events improved participants’ physical and…
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Several factors led to lower quality of life outcomes after MPFL reconstruction

November 13, 2019
Published results showed bilateral symptoms, femoral tunnel position and age at first dislocation were statistically significant predictors of lower…
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Short sleep may worsen bone health for women

November 11, 2019
Postmenopausal women who report sleeping less than 5 hours per night are more likely to develop low bone mineral density at all major sites and are…
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MRI-, CT-based 3D models had similar diagnostic values for femoroacetabular impingement

November 8, 2019
MRI-based 3D models of the hip joint had excellent correlation with and may replace CT-based 3D models for both diagnostic parameters and range of…
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Sport specialization alters lower extremity coordination in adolescent female athletes

November 7, 2019
During the drop-vertical jump assessment in adolescent female athletes, sport specialization correlated with increased variability of hip-and…
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Different osteotomy types, graft sites had similar stability outcomes

November 7, 2019
Published results showed similar outcomes in regard to strength and stability among different subtrochanteric osteotomy types and graft sites…
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Manipulation under anesthesia, lysis of adhesions found effective for arthrofibrosis after trochleoplasty

November 6, 2019
According to recently published results, manipulation under anesthesia with lysis of adhesions is an effective procedure for patients with…
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Higher rates of instability seen with trochleoplasty alone vs trochleoplasty, MPFL reconstruction for trochlear dysplasia

November 5, 2019
Compared with combined trochleoplasty and medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction in patients with trochlear dysplasia, trochleoplasty alone…
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Compartment syndrome after opioid overdose linked with poor functional recovery

November 5, 2019
Patients who were found unconscious after an opiate overdose and had crush injuries that led to compartment syndrome experienced high surgical…