Open access
Open access
Powered by Google Translator Translator

Orthopedics (All Articles)

New series from The Lancet: Physical Activity 2021.

23 Jul, 2021 | 10:37h | UTC

Homepage: Physical Activity 2021 – The Lancet (free registration required for all articles)

Summary and commentary: Experts call for immediate action to ensure physical activity is built into everyday lives – News Medical

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


RCT: Progressive exercise compared with best practice advice, with or without corticosteroid injection, for the treatment of patients with rotator cuff disorders.

22 Jul, 2021 | 10:42h | UTC

Progressive exercise compared with best practice advice, with or without corticosteroid injection, for the treatment of patients with rotator cuff disorders (GRASP): a multicentre, pragmatic, 2 × 2 factorial, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet

Commentaries: Optimising treatment for patients with rotator cuff disorders – The Lancet (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Sacroiliac joint dysfunction: pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment.

21 Jul, 2021 | 10:26h | UTC

Sacroiliac joint dysfunction: pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment – European Spine Journal

 


RCT: No benefit from platelet-rich plasma injection for patients with debilitating Achilles tendinopathy.

18 Jul, 2021 | 23:13h | UTC

Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection vs Sham Injection on Tendon Dysfunction in Patients With Chronic Midportion Achilles Tendinopathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentary: No benefit from PRP treatment for patients with debilitating Achilles tendon pain – University of Warwick

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus paper: Clinical indications for image-guided interventional procedures in the musculoskeletal system.

15 Jul, 2021 | 09:05h | UTC

Just published – Clinical indications for image-guided interventional procedures in the musculoskeletal system: a Delphi-based consensus paper from the European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology (ESSR)—part IV, hip – European Radiology

Other articles from the series:

Part I – shoulder

Part II – elbow and wrist

Part III – nerves of the upper limb

 


Clinical Practice Guideline for Postoperative Rehabilitation in Older Patients With Hip Fractures.

12 Jul, 2021 | 01:39h | UTC

Clinical Practice Guideline for Postoperative Rehabilitation in Older Patients With Hip Fractures – Annals of Rehabilitation Medicine

Related: Guideline for the perioperative management of hip fractures 2020

 


Review: most common joint procedures not backed by high quality evidence – “Urgent need exists to prioritize research into common orthopedic interventions”.

12 Jul, 2021 | 01:26h | UTC

News release: Most common joint procedures not backed by high quality evidence – The BMJ

Original study: Common elective orthopaedic procedures and their clinical effectiveness: umbrella review of level 1 evidence – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Traditional plaster casting immobilization not superior to removable brace in adults with an ankle fracture.

12 Jul, 2021 | 01:22h | UTC

Use of cast immobilisation versus removable brace in adults with an ankle fracture: multicentre randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

News release: Cast no better than brace for broken ankles – University of Warwick

 


M-A: Little benefit from muscle relaxants for adults with non-specific low back pain.

9 Jul, 2021 | 10:02h | UTC

Efficacy, acceptability, and safety of muscle relaxants for adults with non-specific low back pain: systematic review and meta-analysis – The BMJ

Commentary: New analysis finds muscle relaxant drugs to be largely ineffective for low back pain – News Medical

Related studies: M-A: Effectiveness of treatments for acute and subacute mechanical non-specific low back pain AND RCT: Little benefit from osteopathic manipulative treatment on activity limitations in patients with nonspecific subacute and chronic low back pain AND M-A: Little benefit from antidepressants for low back pain AND Meta-analysis: Little benefit from antidepressants for the treatment of back pain and osteoarthritis AND ACP/AAFP Guideline: Nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic management of acute pain from non–low back, musculoskeletal injuries in adults

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


M-A of observational studies: the association between surgical fixation of hip fractures within 24 hours and mortality.

6 Jul, 2021 | 10:01h | UTC

The association between surgical fixation of hip fractures within 24 hours and mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Bone & Joint Journal (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Multidisciplinary guideline on Achilles tendinopathy.

30 Jun, 2021 | 10:06h | UTC

Dutch multidisciplinary guideline on Achilles tendinopathy – British Journal of Sports Medicine

 


Youth running consensus statement: minimizing risk of injury and illness in youth runners.

24 Jun, 2021 | 09:42h | UTC

Youth running consensus statement: minimising risk of injury and illness in youth runners – British Journal of Sports Medicine

 


Editorial | Physiotherapists can reduce overuse by Choosing Wisely.

23 Jun, 2021 | 10:11h | UTC

Physiotherapists can reduce overuse by Choosing Wisely – Journal of Physiotherapy

See complete lists of low-value practices: Choosing Wisely U.S. / Choosing Wisely UK / Choosing Wisely Australia AND Choosing Wisely Canada

 


Randomized, sham-controlled pilot study: percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation (neuromodulation) for postoperative pain.

16 Jun, 2021 | 08:17h | UTC

Percutaneous Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (Neuromodulation) for Postoperative Pain: A Randomized, Sham-controlled Pilot Study – Anesthesiology

Commentary: Peripheral Nerve Stimulation May Cut Pain After Orthopedic Surgery – HealthDay

 


M-A: Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs superior to codeine for managing outpatient postoperative pain.

15 Jun, 2021 | 08:55h | UTC

News release: Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs superior to codeine for managing outpatient postoperative pain – Canadian Medical Association Journal

Original Article: Managing postoperative pain in adult outpatients: a systematic review and meta-analysis comparing codeine with NSAIDs – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 


M-A: Effectiveness of telerehabilitation in physical therapist practice.

10 Jun, 2021 | 09:29h | UTC

Effectiveness of Telerehabilitation in Physical Therapist Practice: An Umbrella and Mapping Review With Meta–Meta-Analysis – Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Journal

 


EULAR recommendations for intra-articular therapies.

28 May, 2021 | 08:16h | UTC

EULAR recommendations for intra-articular therapies – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases

 


RCT: Among patients with prosthetic joint infection, antibiotic therapy for 6 weeks was NOT shown to be noninferior to antibiotic therapy for 12 weeks and resulted in a higher percentage of patients with unfavorable outcomes.

27 May, 2021 | 08:20h | UTC

Antibiotic Therapy for 6 or 12 Weeks for Prosthetic Joint Infection – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


M-A: Among patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty, glucocorticoid supplementation in periarticular infiltration analgesia is effective and does not increase complications or side effects.

21 May, 2021 | 08:22h | UTC

The Efficacy and Safety of Glucocorticoid on Periarticular Infiltration Analgesia in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials – The Journal of Arthroplasty

 


Systematic review: Prognostic factors for pain chronicity in low back pain – “Higher pain intensity, higher body weight, carrying heavy loads at work, difficult working positions, and depression were the most frequently observed risk factors for chronic low back pain”

20 May, 2021 | 08:32h | UTC

Prognostic factors for pain chronicity in low back pain: a systematic review – Pain Reports

 


The catastrophization effects of an MRI report on the patient and surgeon and the benefits of ‘clinical reporting’: results from an RCT and blinded trials.

19 May, 2021 | 08:25h | UTC

The catastrophization effects of an MRI report on the patient and surgeon and the benefits of ‘clinical reporting’: results from an RCT and blinded trials – European Spine Journal

Related: You cannot unsee your MRI report AND Direct communication between radiologists and patients improves the quality of imaging reports – European Radiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Large cohort study confirms the renal toxicities of anti-inflammatories, suggesting Ibuprofen may be the safest option among them.

19 May, 2021 | 08:28h | UTC

Comparative Risks of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs on CKD – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Study: Ibuprofen Found Safest NSAID for the Kidney – MPR

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Editorial | “Peeling off musculoskeletal labels: sticks and stones may break my bones, but diagnostic labels can hamstring me forever”

11 May, 2021 | 08:59h | UTC

Peeling off musculoskeletal labels: sticks and stones may break my bones, but diagnostic labels can hamstring me forever – British Journal of Sports Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Pathway for enhanced recovery after spinal surgery – a systematic review of evidence for use of individual components

5 May, 2021 | 08:26h | UTC

Pathway for enhanced recovery after spinal surgery-a systematic review of evidence for use of individual components – BMC Anesthesiology

See also:  Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) and its applicability for major spine surgery – Best Practice & Research Clinical Anaesthesiology AND Consensus statement for perioperative care in lumbar spinal fusion: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) Society recommendations – The Spine Journal AND Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Opinion | Manual in‐line stabilization during tracheal intubation: effective protection or harmful dogma?

5 May, 2021 | 08:18h | UTC

Manual in‐line stabilisation during tracheal intubation: effective protection or harmful dogma? – Anaesthesia

 


Stay Updated in Your Specialty

No spam, just news.