Orthopaedic Update – August 2014

CEROS Lab curates a monthly listing of articles highlighting the latest news and research in Orthopaedic Surgery. Below please find our Orthopaedic update for August 2014.



Latent class growth analysis successfully identified subgroups of participants during a weight loss intervention trial.
de Vos BC, Runhaar J, Verkleij SP, van Middelkoop M, Bierma-Zeinstra SM.
J Clin Epidemiol. 2014 Aug;67(8):947-51. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2014.03.007. Epub 2014 Apr 26. PubMed PMID: 24774470.


Radial head reconstruction in elbow fracture-dislocation: monopolar or bipolar prosthesis?
Hartzler RU, Morrey BF, Steinmann SP, Llusa-Perez M, Sanchez-Sotelo J.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul;472(7):2144-50. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3672-0. PubMed PMID: 24867446; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4048430.


Hospital costs of total hip arthroplasty for developmental dysplasia of the hip.
Ashraf A, Larson AN, Maradit-Kremers H, Kremers WK, Lewallen DG.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul;472(7):2237-44. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3587-9. Epub 2014 Apr 11. PubMed PMID: 24723141; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4048391.


Loosely implanted cementless stems may become rotationally stable after loading.
Kannan A, Owen JR, Wayne JS, Jiranek WA.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul;472(7):2231-6. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3577-y. Epub 2014 Mar 25. PubMed PMID: 24664196; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4048396.


High satisfaction yet decreased activity 4 years after transphyseal ACL reconstruction.
Schmale GA, Kweon C, Larson RV, Bompadre V.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul;472(7):2168-74. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3561-6. Epub 2014 Mar 15. PubMed PMID: 24634094; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4048436.


Is changing hospitals for revision total joint arthroplasty associated with more complications?
Dy CJ, Bozic KJ, Padgett DE, Pan TJ, Marx RG, Lyman S.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul;472(7):2006-15. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3515-z. Epub 2014 Mar 11. PubMed PMID: 24615420; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4048404.


Open reduction and internal fixation of radial head fractures: do outcomes differ between simple and complex injuries?
Pike JM, Grewal R, Athwal GS, Faber KJ, King GJ.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul;472(7):2120-7. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3519-8. PubMed PMID: 24585322; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4048425.


Is ORIF superior to nonoperative treatment in isolated displaced partial articular fractures of the radial head?
Yoon A, King GJ, Grewal R.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul;472(7):2105-12. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3541-x. PubMed PMID: 24577616; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4048435.


Complications of hinged external fixation compared with cross-pinning of the elbow for acute and subacute instability.
Ring D, Bruinsma WE, Jupiter JB.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul;472(7):2044-8. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3510-4. PubMed PMID: 24554456; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4048400.


Radial head replacement for acute complex fractures: what are the rate and risks factors for revision or removal?
Duckworth AD, Wickramasinghe NR, Clement ND, Court-Brown CM, McQueen MM.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul;472(7):2136-43. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3516-y. PubMed PMID: 24549774; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4048424.


Comparative study of simple and complex open elbow dislocations.
Boretto JG, Rodriguez Sammartino M, Gallucci G, De Carli P, Ring D.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul;472(7):2037-43. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3491-3. PubMed PMID: 24515405; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4048393.


Outcome after reconstruction of the proximal humerus for tumor resection: a systematic review.
Teunis T, Nota SP, Hornicek FJ, Schwab JH, Lozano-Calderón SA.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul;472(7):2245-53. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3474-4. Epub 2014 Jan 28. Review. PubMed PMID: 24469551; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4048415.


Fixation versus replacement of radial head in terrible triad: is there a difference in elbow stability and prognosis?
Watters TS, Garrigues GE, Ring D, Ruch DS.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jul;472(7):2128-35. doi: 10.1007/s11999-013-3331-x. PubMed PMID: 24136807; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4048405.