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Your Case Is On Hold

Insights into the latest clinical and research studies in orthopaedics. A podcast from JBJS, featuring Antonia Chen, MD, and Andrew Schoenfeld, MD

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Dracula and Costs of Nonoperative Treatment in the Year Prior to Total Knee Arthroplasty

Episode 19

October 04, 2022

Dracula and Costs of Nonoperative Treatment in the Year Prior to Total Knee Arthroplasty

In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the October 5, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Top of the Pile Parasport: Effects on Musculoskeletal Function and Injury Patterns, by Sacks et al. What’s Important (Arts and Humanities): Unnerving, by Quatman Development of a Robotic Spine Surgery Program. Rationale, Strategy, Challenges, and Monitoring of Outcomes After Implementation, by Kuris et al. Providing Orthopaedic Care to Vulnerably Underserved Patients, by Handcox et al. Headlines Local Infiltration Analgesia Versus Interscalene Block for Pain Management Following Shoulder Arthroplasty. A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial, by Ewing et al. Costs of Nonoperative Procedures for Knee Osteoarthritis in the Year Prior to Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty, by Nin et al. Your Case is On Hold No Difference in Conversion Rate to Hip Arthroplasty After Intramedullary Nail or Sliding Hip Screw for Extracapsular Hip Fractures. An Observational Cohort Study of 19,604 Individuals, by Pyrhönen et al.   Honorable Mention Clinical Outcomes and Complications of Simultaneous or Sequential Bilateral Total Ankle Arthroplasty, by Fletcher et al. Concomitant Achilles Tendon Lengthening with Transmetatarsal Amputation for the Prevention of Late Forefoot Ulceration, by Bullock et al. Biomechanical and Finite-Element Analysis of Femoral Pin-Site Fractures Following Navigation-Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty, by Sun et al. Osseointegration and Remodeling of Mineralized Bone Graft Are Negatively Impacted by Prior Treatment with Bisphosphonates, by Cohen et al.   Link: JBJS website: https://jbjs.org/issue.php   Sponsor: This episode is brought to you by ...

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Orthopaedic Conferences at the Overlook Hotel and Glucose Variability in Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty

Episode 18

September 20, 2022

Orthopaedic Conferences at the Overlook Hotel and Glucose Variability in Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty

In this episode, Antonia and Andrew a selection of articles from the September 21, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Top of the Pile What’s New in Hip Replacement, by Morgan Host Perspectives of High-Income Country Orthopaedic Resident Rotations in Low and Middle-Income Countries, by Roberts et al. Deep Learning and Imaging for the Orthopaedic Surgeon. How Machines “Read” Radiographs, by Hill et al. What's Important: Dealing with Gun Violence, by Lachiewicz New Beginnings and Revealing Invisible Identities, by Bellamy et al. Diversity and Inclusion in Orthopaedic Surgery from Medical School to Practice, by Lamanna et al. Headlines Spontaneous Lumbar Curve Correction Following Vertebral Body Tethering of Main Thoracic Curves, by Catanzano et al. Applying Deep Learning to Establish a Total Hip Arthroplasty Radiography Registry. A Stepwise Approach, by Rouzrokh et al. Your Case is On Hold Serum Glucose Variability Increases the Risk of Complications Following Aseptic Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, by Goh et al. Honorable Mention Defining Minimally Important Differences in Functional Outcomes in Musculoskeletal Oncology, by Gazendam et al. Patients Who Undergo Rotator Cuff Repair Can Safely Return to Driving at 2 Weeks Postoperatively, by Badger et al. Isolated Lateral Tibiofemoral Compartment Osteoarthritis. Survivorship and Patient Acceptable Symptom State After Lateral Fixed-Bearing Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty at Mean 10-Year Follow-up, by Plancher et al. 15% of Talar Osteochondral Lesions Are Present Bilaterally While Only 1 in 3 Bilateral Lesions Are Bilaterally Symptomatic, by ...

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Total Hips vs. Hemis in Femoral Neck Fractures and Pro-Tips for Publishing Success in Orthopaedic Research

Episode 17

September 06, 2022

Total Hips vs. Hemis in Femoral Neck Fractures and Pro-Tips for Publishing Success in Orthopaedic Research

In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the September 7, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Top of the Pile What’s New in Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures, by Hanson et al. Current Concepts Review: Machine Learning for the Orthopaedic Surgeon. Uses and Limitations, by Alsoof et al. What’s Important: On Becoming the “Historical Perspective” in the Room, by Zuckerman Coaching, Separate from Mentoring, May Provide Skill Acquisition, Improved Well-Being, and Career Advancement in Orthopaedic Surgery. AOA Critical Issues, by Samora et al.   Headlines Validation of A Predictive Tool for Discharge to Rehabilitation or a Skilled Nursing Facility After TJA, by Ortiz et al. Synovial Fluid and Serum Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio. Novel Biomarkers for the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Native Septic Arthritis in Adults, by Varady et al.   Your Case is On Hold Is the Revision Rate for Femoral Neck Fracture Lower for Total Hip Arthroplasty Than for Hemiarthroplasty? A Comparison of Registry Data for Contemporary Surgical Options, by Hoskins et al. Toss Up Revision Risk for Total Knee Arthroplasty Polyethylene Designs in Patients 65 Years of Age or Older. An Analysis from the American Joint Replacement Registry, by Kendall et al.   Honorable Mention Understanding Noise Exposure During Cast Removal. The Effect of Cast Saw Type and Casting Material, by Shaw et al. Trunk Range of Motion and Patient Outcomes After Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering Versus Posterior Spinal Fusion. Comparison Using Computerized 3D Motion Capture Technology, by Pahys et ...

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Episode 16

August 16, 2022

Racehorse Names and Pain Catastrophizing After Orthopaedic Surgery

In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the August 17, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Top of the Pile What’s New in Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction, by Bafor et al. An Introduction to the Orthopaedic Diversity Leadership Consortium. Advancement of our Orthopaedic Leaders of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Through Networking, Strategy, and Innovation, by Taylor et al. The Table I Fallacy: P Values in Baseline Tables of Randomized Controlled Trials, by Pijls et al. Evidence-Based Orthopaedics In Patients with Displaced Type-II Distal Clavicle Fractures, Operative and Nonoperative Therapies Did Not Differ for Functional Outcomes at 1 Year, by Hall et al. (commentary by Chen) In Adults Aged <65 Years with Unstable Ankle Fractures, Fibular Nailing Did Not Differ from Open Reduction and Internal Fixation for Functional Outcome at 1 Year, by White et al. (commentary by Grimm) In Single-Bundle ACL Reconstruction Using Patellar Tendon Autograft, Knee Flexion Angle of 0° Versus 30° During Tibial ACL Graft Fixation Did Not Differ for KOOS Subscales, but Improved Activity Level, by Chalal (commentary by Marom) Headlines Geographic Access to High-Volume Care Providers and Survival in Patients with Bone Sarcomas. Nationwide Patterns in the United States, by Fujiwara et al. Aspirin May Be a Suitable Prophylaxis for Patients with a History of Venous Thromboembolism Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty, by Ludwick et al. Your Case is On Hold Pain Catastrophizing Predicts Opioid and Health-Care Utilization After Orthopaedic Surgery. A Secondary Analysis ...

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Episode 15

August 02, 2022

The Emperor from Robot Chicken and the Influence of Obesity on TKA

In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the August 3, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Articles Discussed: Current Concepts Review. Current State of Platelet-Rich Plasma and Cell-Based Therapies for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis and Tendon and Ligament Injuries, by Su et al. What's Important: The Individualism Excuse and the Myth of Meritocracy in Orthopaedics, by Baird et al. Orthopaedic Forum: The Pioneering Women of Orthopaedic Surgery. A Historical Review, by Dib et al. Outcomes After Anatomic and Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis. A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis, by Kirsch et al. The Influence of Surgeon Sex on Adverse Events Following Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. A Register-Based Study of 11,993 Procedures and 200 Surgeons in Swedish Public Hospitals, by Jolbäck et al. A Prospective, Longitudinal Study of the Influence of Obesity on Total Knee Arthroplasty Revision Rate. Results from the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry, by Wall et al. Total Hip Arthroplasty Leads to Better Results After Low-Energy Displaced Femoral Neck Fracture in Patients Aged 55 to 70 Years. A Randomized Controlled Multicenter Trial Comparing Internal Fixation and Total Hip Arthroplasty, by Bartels et al. Development and Validation of Health-Related Quality of Life Measure in Older Children and Adolescents with Early Onset Scoliosis. Early Onset Scoliosis Self-Report Questionnaire (EOSQ-SELF), by Matsumoto et al. Exposure-Related Anxiety and Improving Patient Satisfaction with Medical Undergarments During Surgery. A Randomized Controlled Trial, by Jacofsky et ...

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Episode 14

July 19, 2022

Supplemental Oxygen and Infection After Lower-Extremity Fractures and Scooby Doo Movies (with special guest Michelle Caird)

In this episode, Antonia and Andrew (along with special guest Michelle Caird, Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan) discuss a selection of articles from the July 20, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Articles Discussed: Quality Reporting Windows May Not Capture the Effects of Surgical Site Infections After Orthopaedic Surgery, by Shapiro et al. Low Rates of Reporting Race, Ethnicity, and Socioeconomic Status in Studies Published in Top Orthopaedic Journals, by Crnkovic et al. The Axillary Nerve Danger Zone in Percutaneous Fixation in the Pediatric Shoulder. The “1-Mountain-3-Valleys” Principle, by Stavinoha et al. Effect of Supplemental Perioperative Oxygen on SSI Among Adults with Lower-Extremity Fractures at Increased Risk for Infection. A Randomized Clinical Trial, by the Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC) Clinical Manifestations of Constriction Band Syndrome, by Demetri et al. InSpace Implant Compared with Partial Repair for the Treatment of Full-Thickness Massive Rotator Cuff Tears. A Multicenter, Single-Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial, by Verma et al. Modified Scarf Osteotomy with Medial Capsular Interposition Combined with Metatarsal Shortening Offset Osteotomy. A Comparison of Patients with Noninflammatory Arthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Foot, by Etani et al. The Rotator Cable Does Not Stress Shield the Crescent Area During Shoulder Abduction, by Schmidt et al.   Link: JBJS website: https://jbjs.org/issue.php   Sponsor: This episode is brought to you by JBJS Clinical Classroom.   Subspecialties: Basic Science Foot & Ankle Infection Orthopaedic Essentials Pediatrics Shoulder Trauma ...

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