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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UKA prosthesis yielded promising midterm results for OA

September 17, 2019
A published study showed encouraging clinical results at midterm follow-up among patients who underwent unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for…
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Patients with low-disease RA on tofacitinib, methotrexate can safely withdraw methotrexate

September 12, 2019
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis who achieve low disease activity with tofacitinib plus methotrexate can safely withdraw methotrexate without fear…
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Locking plate fixation with, without augmented screw tips yielded similar outcomes

September 12, 2019
Patients with proximal humeral fractures who underwent locking plate fixation with augmentation of screw tips experienced clinical and radiographic…
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Accurate angle placement may be achieved for tibial tubercle osteotomy without calibrated guides

September 10, 2019
According to a recently published study, high accuracy of the preoperatively planned osteotomy angle for anteromedialization tibial tubercle…
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Medial open-wedge high tibial osteotomy impacts patellofemoral joint alignment, cartilage

September 9, 2019
According to recently published results, medial open-wedge high tibial osteotomy adversely affected the patellofemoral joint. “Overcorrection…
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Several factors may predispose patients to osteoarthritis after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy

September 9, 2019
Patients who underwent arthroscopic partial meniscectomy had a greater predisposition to osteoarthritis in the tibiofemoral and patellofemoral…
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Meniscal repair physical therapy protocols differ between orthopedic programs

September 5, 2019
Published results showed significant disparities in physical therapy protocols for meniscal repair published online by academic orthopedic programs…
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Adalimumab well-tolerated by most children with polyarticular JIA

September 5, 2019
Adalimumab, with or without methotrexate, is well-tolerated over a period of at least 7 years among most children with polyarticular-course juvenile…
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Golimumab efficacy in RA similar for patients older, younger than 65 years

September 4, 2019
IV golimumab, combined with methotrexate, is as efficacious among patients with rheumatoid arthritis who are aged 65 years and older as it is among…
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Fewer malunions, nonunions found after ankle fracture surgery by orthopedists vs podiatrists

September 3, 2019
Published results showed ankle fractures surgically treated by orthopedic surgeons had lower rates of malunion and nonunion than when treated by…