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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Osteochondral lesions of the talus may have incomplete healing after arthroscopic microfracture

January 27, 2020
Despite functional improvements with arthroscopic microfracture, published results showed incomplete healing and inferior quality of repair tissue in…
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Patients with knee OA may undergo premature, delayed TKA

January 27, 2020
Results published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery showed a substantial number of patients with knee osteoarthritis underwent either…
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Interrater reliability of TT-TG distance on MRI is not dependent on preselection of slices

January 26, 2020
Preselection of MRI slices compared with independently selected MRI slices did not significantly improve the interrater reliability of the tibial…
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Osocimab may reduce venous thromboembolism risk after unilateral knee arthroplasty

January 25, 2020
Published results showed certain preoperative and postoperative doses of osocimab used in patients undergoing unilateral knee arthroplasty met…
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Blood biomarkers may provide information on impact of concussion in collegiate athletes

January 24, 2020
According to results published in JAMA Network Open, blood biomarkers may provide information on how sport-related concussion impacts the brains of…
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Anatomic distal radius fracture restoration not linked with improved subjective outcomes

January 22, 2020
Twelve months after treatment, there was no correlation between precise restoration of the wrist anatomy and better patient-reported outcomes in…
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Greater injury severity linked to greater fatal carcinogenesis risk

January 21, 2020
Published results showed radiation exposure and fatal carcinogenesis risk was greater among patients who had a greater severity of injury to the limb…
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Operative management of distal radial fractures reduced malunion

January 20, 2020
Although nonoperative treatment of distal radial fractures in patients 65 years of age and older yielded a significant decrease in 1-year upper…
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Early concussion care yielded faster recovery vs late care

January 20, 2020
Published results showed athletes who presented for clinical care within the first week of concussion injury experienced faster recovery compared…
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Participation in BPCI for joint replacement surgery linked with decreased episode spending

January 19, 2020
Under the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement program, participation in bundled payment for lower extremity joint replacement for 3 years…