Orthopaedic Update – December 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 December 2014.

 

 

[Evaluation and socio-economic relevance of an integrated osteoporosis health care network].
Pfeifer M, Hinz Ch, Lazarescu AD, Minne HW.
Versicherungsmedizin. 2014 Dec 1;66(4):198-201. German. PubMed PMID: 25558509.

 

Herbal medicine for low-back pain.
Oltean H, Robbins C, van Tulder MW, Berman BM, Bombardier C, Gagnier JJ.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014 Dec 23;12:CD004504. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD004504.pub4. Review. PubMed PMID: 25536022.

 

Different types of intermittent pneumatic compression devices for preventing venous thromboembolism in patients after total hip replacement.
Zhao JM, He ML, Xiao ZM, Li TS, Wu H, Jiang H.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014 Dec 22;12:CD009543. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009543.pub3. Review. PubMed PMID: 25528992.

 

Graduated compression stockings for prevention of deep vein thrombosis.
Sachdeva A, Dalton M, Amaragiri SV, Lees T.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014 Dec 17;12:CD001484. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD001484.pub3. Review. PubMed PMID: 25517473.

 

Osteotomy for treating knee osteoarthritis.
Brouwer RW, Huizinga MR, Duivenvoorden T, van Raaij TM, Verhagen AP, Bierma-Zeinstra SM, Verhaar JA.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014 Dec 13;12:CD004019. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD004019.pub4. Review. PubMed PMID: 25503775.

 

Association of the 2011 ACGME resident duty hour reforms with mortality and readmissions among hospitalized Medicare patients.
Patel MS, Volpp KG, Small DS, Hill AS, Even-Shoshan O, Rosenbaum L, Ross RN, Bellini L, Zhu J, Silber JH.
JAMA. 2014 Dec 10;312(22):2364-73. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.15273. PubMed PMID: 25490327.

 

Complications associated with the periacetabular osteotomy: a prospective multicenter study.
Zaltz I, Baca G, Kim YJ, Schoenecker P, Trousdale R, Sierra R, Sucato D, Sink E, Beaulé P, Millis MB, Podeszwa D, Clohisy JC.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Dec 3;96(23):1967-74. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.N.00113. PubMed PMID: 25471911.

 

Comparative study of the treatment outcomes of osteoporotic compression fractures without neurologic injury using a rigid brace, a soft brace, and no brace: a prospective randomized controlled non-inferiority trial.
Kim HJ, Yi JM, Cho HG, Chang BS, Lee CK, Kim JH, Yeom JS.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Dec 3;96(23):1959-66. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.N.00187. PubMed PMID: 25471910.

 

Topical intra-articular compared with intravenous tranexamic acid to reduce blood loss in primary total knee replacement: a double-blind, randomized, controlled, noninferiority clinical trial.
Gomez-Barrena E, Ortega-Andreu M, Padilla-Eguiluz NG, Pérez-Chrzanowska H, Figueredo-Zalve R.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Dec 3;96(23):1937-44. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.N.00060. PubMed PMID: 25471907.

 

Effectiveness of computerized decision support systems linked to electronic health records: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Moja L, Kwag KH, Lytras T, Bertizzolo L, Brandt L, Pecoraro V, Rigon G, Vaona A, Ruggiero F, Mangia M, Iorio A, Kunnamo I, Bonovas S.
Am J Public Health. 2014 Dec;104(12):e12-22. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.302164. Epub 2014 Oct 16. Review. PubMed PMID: 25322302; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4232126.

 

Ozone-augmented percutaneous discectomy: a novel treatment option for refractory discogenic sciatica.
Crockett MT, Moynagh M, Long N, Kilcoyne A, Dicker P, Synnott K, Eustace SJ.
Clin Radiol. 2014 Dec;69(12):1280-6. doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2014.08.008. Epub 2014 Sep 17. PubMed PMID: 25240564.

 

Immediate efficacy of laterally wedged insoles with arch support on walking in persons with bilateral medial knee osteoarthritis.
Yeh HC, Chen LF, Hsu WC, Lu TW, Hsieh LF, Chen HL.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Dec;95(12):2420-7. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.06.014. Epub 2014 Jul 4. PubMed PMID: 25007708.

 

A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies novel variants associated with osteoarthritis of the hip.
Evangelou E, Kerkhof HJ, Styrkarsdottir U, Ntzani EE, Bos SD, Esko T, Evans DS, Metrustry S, Panoutsopoulou K, Ramos YF, Thorleifsson G, Tsilidis KK; arcOGEN Consortium, Arden N, Aslam N, Bellamy N, Birrell F, Blanco FJ, Carr A, Chapman K, Day-Williams AG, Deloukas P, Doherty M, Engström G, Helgadottir HT, Hofman A, Ingvarsson T, Jonsson H, Keis A, Keurentjes JC, Kloppenburg M, Lind PA, McCaskie A, Martin NG, Milani L, Montgomery GW, Nelissen RG, Nevitt MC, Nilsson PM, Ollier WE, Parimi N, Rai A, Ralston SH, Reed MR, Riancho JA, Rivadeneira F, Rodriguez-Fontenla C, Southam L, Thorsteinsdottir U, Tsezou A, Wallis GA, Wilkinson JM, Gonzalez A, Lane NE, Lohmander LS, Loughlin J, Metspalu A, Uitterlinden AG, Jonsdottir I, Stefansson K, Slagboom PE, Zeggini E, Meulenbelt I, Ioannidis JP, Spector TD, van Meurs JB, Valdes AM.
Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Dec;73(12):2130-6. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2012-203114. Epub 2013 Aug 29. Review. PubMed PMID: 23989986; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4251181.