Aseptic Tibial Implant Loosening After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Preventable?

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Aseptic loosening is a considerable complication that affects the longevity of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) implants. Surgeon technique may help minimize aseptic loosening after TKA. Meticulous cementation of the prosthesis […]

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Osteoporosis Is Undertreated After Low-energy Vertebral Compression Fractures.

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Despite guidelines recommending postfracture bone health workup, multiple studies have shown that evaluation and treatment of osteoporosis has not been consistently implemented after fragility fractures. The primary aim of this […]

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Acute Versus Delayed Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for the Primary Treatment of Proximal Humeral Fractures.

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Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (rTSA) is gaining popularity as a treatment option for proximal humeral fractures in elderly patients. The impact of surgical timing on outcomes of primary rTSA is […]

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Does Velocity Increase From Flat-Ground to Mound Work During a Lighter Baseball Training Program?

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There has been recent interest in throwing from flat-ground versus the mound regarding stress on the elbow. Typical throwing progression programs begin with flat-ground work and progress to mound work.All […]

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Reimbursement for Orthopaedic Surgeries in Commercial and Public Payors: A Race to the Bottom.

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The purpose of this study was to compare surgeon professional fee reimbursement and trends from Medicare versus commercial payors for inpatient orthopaedic surgeries: total knee arthroplasty (TKA), total hip arthroplasty […]

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Utilization of a Standardized Care Pathway to Decrease Costs of Ankle Fracture Management.

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Ankle fractures are the most common fracture of the foot and ankle treated at trauma hospitals in the United States, costing millions of dollars yearly. The purpose of this study […]

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Interpretation of Electrodiagnostic Studies: How to Apply It to the Practice of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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Electrodiagnostic studies may help orthopaedic surgeons to identify and confirm nerve pathology, determine severity of disease, localize the lesion, identify concomitant or alternative pathology, and prognosticate potential outcomes with nonoperative […]

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A Simple, Stepwise, Outside-in Technique for Lateral Retinacular Release for Management of Patellar Maltracking During Total Knee Arthroplasty.

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Lateral retinacular release is done to correct patellar maltracking in total knee arthroplasty. The inside-out technique is widely used but has associated risks. Our video describes a simple outside-in technique, […]

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Comorbidity Burden Contributing to Racial Disparities in Outpatient Versus Inpatient Total Knee Arthroplasty.

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Outpatient total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is increasingly common in the setting of early-recovery protocols, value-based care, and removal from the inpatient-only list by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. […]

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Optimal Synovial Fluid Leukocyte Count Cutoff for Diagnosing Native Joint Septic Arthritis After Antibiotics: A Receiver Operating Characteristic Analysis of Accuracy.

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Urgent treatment of septic arthritis is key in preventing devastating morbidity or mortality. Accurate diagnosis is critical, and the standard diagnostic cutoff of 50,000 synovial leukocytes may be altered by […]

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Resident Wellness During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Nationwide Survey of Orthopaedic Residents.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has influenced the resident workforce to a particularly powerful and unexpected extent. Given the drastic changes to resident roles, expectations, and responsibilities, many valuable lessons regarding resident […]

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Resident Wellness During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Nationwide Survey of Orthopaedic Residents.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has influenced the resident workforce to a particularly powerful and unexpected extent. Given the drastic changes to resident roles, expectations, and responsibilities, many valuable lessons regarding resident […]

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Ethnic Disparities and Incidence of Postoperative Complications in Obese Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty: Analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Data Set.

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Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is common but complex operation. A paucity of literature exists on differences between Hispanics and non-Hispanics with TKA. Our study aims to investigate the association between […]

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Outcomes and Risk Factors Associated With Failures of Debridement, Antibiotics, and Implant Retention in Patients With Acute Hematogenous Periprosthetic Joint Infection.

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Acute hematogenous periprosthetic joint infections (PJI) accounts for 20% to 35% of all PJI cases. Treatment options include débridement, antibiotics, and implant retention (DAIR) or implant revision (single-stage/two-stage revision). Because […]

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Under Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest is less Frequent in Senior Authors: A Cross-Sectional Review of all Authors Submitting to JAAOS Between 2014 and 2018.

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The interactions between physicians and industry are necessary for advancement of clinical practice and improvement in medical devices. Physician-industry relationships also introduces financial conflicts of interest into research publications. Payments […]

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Time to Complete Legacy Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Patients with Lumbar Decompression.

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Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are used to capture the true extent of postoperative improvement. Use of lengthier and repetitive PROMs can increase question burden on patients. This study aims to […]

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Addressing National Opioid Prescribing Practices for Knee Osteoarthritis: An Analysis of an Estimated 41,389,332 Patients With Knee Arthritis.

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Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic pathology that is treated across multiple specialties. Opioid prescribing practices for knee OA have not been described on a national level. The purpose of […]

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