All posts in “Orthopedic Journal Club Articles”

Orthopedic Journal Club Reading Recommendation

IO journal clubs
This is the latest that the Journal Clubs have reviewed and shared with us. So we want to share it with you:

1. Surgical Site Infections After Posterior Spinal Fusion for Neuromuscular Scoliosis A Thirty-Year Experience at a Single Institution, read abstract
2. Protrusio Acetabuli: Its Occurrence in the Completely Expressed Marfan Syndrome and Its Musculoskeletal Component and a Procedure to Arrest the Course of Protrusion in the Growing Pelvis, read abstract
3. Kirschner Wire Infections in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, read abstract
4. Traumatic Anterior Instability of the Pediatric Shoulder: A Comparison of Arthroscopic and Open Bankart Repairs, read abstract

1. Revision Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Systematic Review and Authors’ Preferred Surgical Technique, read abstract
2. Revision Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Repair Integrity and Clinical Outcome, read abstract
3. Decision making in massive rotator cuff tears, read abstract
4. Current concepts review: Massive Tears of the Rotator Cuff, read abstract
5. Clinical and Structural Outcomes of Nonoperative Management of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears, read abstract

1. Weight Patterns Before And After Total Joint Arthroplasty And Characteristics Associated With Weight Change, read abstract
2. Serum Inflammatory Markers For Periprosthetic Knee Infection in Obese Versus Non-Obese Patients, read abstract
3. The Impact of Body Mass Index on Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) And Complications Following Primary Hip Arthroplasty, read abstract
4. The Risk of Surgical Site Infection And Re-admission in Obese Patients Undergoing Total Joint Replacement Who Lose Weight Before Surgery And Keep It Off Post-Operatively, read abstract

1. Short Versus Long Cephalomedullary Nails for the Treatment of Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures in Patients Older than 65 Years, read abstract
2. A Comparison of the Long Gamma Nail with the Sliding Hip Screw for the Treatment of AO/OTA 31-A2 Fractures of the Proximal Part of the Femur, read abstract
3. Integrity of the Lateral Femoral Wall in Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures: An Important Predictor of a Reoperation, read abstract
4. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Fixation Options for Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures, read abstract

Orthopedic Journal Clubs – September Must Reads

Follow the latest reading lists:


1. The Efficacy of Continuous Passive Motion After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Comparison of Three Protocols, abstract
2. Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty for Stiffness, abstract
3. The Effect of Timing of Manipulation Under Anesthesia to Improve Range of Motion and Functional Outcomes Following Total Knee Arthroplasty, abstract
4. Comparison of Clinic- and Home-Based Rehabilitation Programs After Total Knee Arthroplasty, abstract


1. Comparison Between Intravenous and Intra-articular Regimens of Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Blood Loss During Total Knee Arthroplasty, abstract
2. Postoperative Epidural Analgesia Compared with Intraoperative Periarticular Injection for Pain Control Following Total Knee Arthroplasty Under Spinal Anesthesia, abstract
3. Dilute Betadine Lavage Before Closure for the Prevention of Acute Postoperative Deep Periprosthetic Joint Infection, abstract
4. Surgical Treatment of Osteoarthritis Pain Related to Subchondral Bone Defects or Bone Marrow Lesions: Subchondroplasty, abstract

Orthopedic Journal Club Must Reads: JUNE EDITION

The following institutions have shared their reviewed articles with us:


1. Total Knee Arthroplasty After Previous Knee Surgery, Abstract
2. Is Changing Hospitals for Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty Associated with More Complications?, Abstract
3. Early Failures in Total Hip Arthroplasty – A Changing Paradigm, Abstract
4. Pulse Lavage is Inadequate at Removal of Biofilm From the Surface of Total Knee Arthroplasty Materials, Abstract


1. Salvage hip surgery in severe cerebral palsy, Abstract
2. Burst Fractures of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine in Children and Adolescents, Abstract
3. Functional Outcome Analysis of Triplane and Tillaux Fractures After Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Fixation, Abstract
4. Lack of Benefit of Physical Therapy on Function Following Supracondylar Humeral Fracture, Abstract
5. Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses: The PRISMA Statement, Abstract
6. Proximal femoral resection without post-operative traction for the painful dislocated hip in young patients with cerebral palsy, Abstract


1. High-Risk Stress Fractures: Evaluation and Treatment, Abstract

Orthopedic Journal Club Must Reads: May Edition

Please click on the below Orthopedic Journal Clubs to access their reviewed articles

HARVARD Orthopaedics Combined Residency Program
STANFORD Medical School
RADY Children’s Specialists
SAN DIEGO Sports Fellows


1. Predictors of recurrent instability after acute patellofemoral dislocation in pediatric and adolescent patients – American Journal of Sports Medicine, Abstract
2. Anatomic reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament in children and adolescents with open growth plates: surgical technique and clinical outcome – American Journal of Sports Medicine, Abstract
3. Magnetic resonance imaging of acute patellar dislocation in children: patterns of injury and risk factors for recurrence – Journal of Orthopaedic Pediatric, Abstract
4. Outcomes after patellar realignment surgery for recurrent patellar instabilitydislocations: a minimum 3-year follow-up study of children and adolescents – Journal of Orthopaedic Pediatric, Abstract


1. Comparing Efficacy of Three Methods of Tranexamic Acid Administration in Reducing Hemoglobin Drop Following Total Knee Arthroplasty – Journal of Arthroplasty, Abstract
2. The Effect of Obesity on Direct Medical Costs in Total Knee Arthroplasty – JBJS, Abstract
3. Variation in Hospital-Level Risk-Standardized Complication Rates Following Elective Primary Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty – JBJS, Abstract
4. MRI Findings Following Metal on Metal Hip Arthoplasty and Their Relationship With Metal Ion Levels and Acetabular Inclination Angles – Journal of Arthroplasty, Abstract


1. Examination and intervention for sinos tarsi syndrom – North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, Abstract
2. Bracing for Idiopathic Scoliosis: How Many Patients Require Treatment to Prevent One Surgery? – JBJS, Abstract
3. Central Polydactyly of the Foot: Surgical Management With Plantar and Dorsal Advancement Flaps – Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Abstract
4. Improving Diagnostic Efficiency: Analysis of Pelvic MRI Versus Emergency Hip Aspiration for Suspected Hip Sepsis – Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Abstract
5. Percutaneous Pin Removal in the Outpatient Clinic—Do Children Require Analgesia? – JBJS, Abstract


1. Injuries to the Ankle Syndesmosis – JBJS, Abstract
2. Management of Common Sports-related Injuries About the Foot and Ankle – Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Abstract
3. Peroneal Tendon Injuries – Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Abstract