Journal Club Articles



Hak DJ, Gautsch TL: A review of Radiographic Lines and Angles Used in Orthopaedics, American Journal of Orthopaedics, August 1995, pp590-601.

Ehrhard JM: A Common ankle injury with a not-so-common twist; Diagnostic Imaging Review, JAAPA 22(7) July 2009. pp 59-60.

Dowling S, Spooner CH, Liang Y et al: Accuracy of Ottawa Ankle Rules to exclude fractures of the ankle and midfoot in children: a meta-analysis, Acad Emerg Med. 2009:16(4) p.277-287.

Saltzman CL, Tearse DS: Achilles tendon Injuries; JAAOS 6(5) September/October 1998.

Cary DV: How to diagnose and manage an acute Achilles tendon rupture; AAPA 22(8) August 2009.

Shrier I: Treatment of lateral Collateral Ligament Sprains of the Ankle: A critical appraisal of the literature; Clin J Sports Med 5(1) 1995.

Blake RL, Andersen K, Ferguson H: Posterior Tibial Tendonitis: A Literature Review with Case Reports; J Am Pod Med Assoc 84(3) March 1994

Whiteside JA, Andrews JR: On the Field Evaluation of Common Athletic Injuries- Part II: Evaluation of the Ankle and Lower Leg; Sports Medicine Update- Alabama Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, Fall 1990.

Lindvall E, Haidukewych G, DiPasquale, et al: Open Reduction and Stable Fixation of Isolated, Displaced Talar Neck and Body Fractures; JBJS 86-A (10) October 2004.

Renstrom PAFH: Persistently Painful Sprained Ankle; JAAOS 2(5) 1994; pp270-280

Wuest TK: Injuries to the Distal Lower Extremity Syndesmosis; JAAOS 5(3); 1997, pp172-181

Mulligan ME: Ankle Fractures;, February 20, 2009

Iskyan K, Aronson AA: Ankle Fractures,, July 15, 2008



Sellards R, Kuebrich C: The Elbow: Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Injuries; Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice 32-2005.

Jobe FW, Ciccotti MG: Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis of the Elbow; JAAOS 2(1) January/February 1994.

Ikeda M, Sugiyama K, Kang C, Takagaki T, and Oka Y: comminuted Fractures of the Radial Head: Comparison of Resection and internal Fixation; JBJS 88-A Supplement 1, March 2006.

Reitman RD, Waters P, Millis M: Open Reduction and Internal Fixation for Supracondylar Humerus Fractures in Children; J Pediatr Orthop 21(2) 2001.

El-Adl WA, El-Said MA, Boghdady GW, Ali AS: Results of treatment of displaced supracondylar humeral fractures in children by Percutaneous lateral cross-wiring technique; Strategies Trauma Limb Reconstruction; April 3, 2008;3 (1): 1-7.

Yian E, Karunakar M: Distal Humerus Fractures, emedicine, July 26, 2007,

Noffsinger MA: Supracondylar Humerus Fractures, emedicine, August 5, 2009,

Dodson, CC: Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries of the elbow in professional football quarterbacks: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (2010)19, 1276-1280

Sanchez-Sotelio, J: Total Elbow Arthroplasty, February 2011, vol.19, 2, 121-125

Chutkan, NB: Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for the Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis, Orthopaedics January 2011, 34(1) 37-38

Peerbooms, JC: Positive Effect of Autologous Platelet Concentrate in lateral Epicondylitis in a Double-blind Randomized Control Trial, Am J SM 38(2) 255-262

Mishra, A: Platelet-Rich Plasma Compared with Corticosteroid Injection for Chronic lateral Elbow Tendonitis, AM Acad Phys Med and Rehab April 2009 1(4) 366-370

Edwards, SG & Calandruccio, JH: Autologous Blood Injections for Refractory lateral Epicondylitis, Journal of Hand March 2008 28A (2) 272-278

Mishra, A: Treatment of Chronic Elbow Tendinosis with Buffered Platelet-Rich Plasma,

Am J SM 2006, 34(1) 1774-1778

Stern, M: Radial Nerve Entrapment, updated Sept 2, 2009.

Anderson, W: Radial Mononeuropathy, updated Jun 11, 2010

Cheiralgia paresthetica, Wikipedia, Sept 26, 2010



Alexander, IA: The Foot; 2nd edition, Churchill Livingston, New York, NY, 1997.

Johnsen, B: Acute Charcot's arthropathy: a difficult diagnosis; JAAPA 20(7), July 2007.

Sanders, Roy: Displaced Intra-articular Fractures of the Calcaneus; JBJS 82-A (2), February 2000.

Buckley, R, Tough, S, et al: Operative Compared with non-operative treatment of displaced intra-articular Calcaneal fractures; JBJS 84-A (10), October 2002.

Howard, JL, Buckley, R, McCormack, R, et al: Complications Following management of displaced intra-articular Calcaneal fractures: A prospective randomized trial comparing open reduction internal fixation with non-operative management; J OT 17(4) 2003

Berry, GK, Stevens, DG, et al: Open Fractures of the Calcaneus; JOT 18(4), Aril 2004

Cornwall, MW, McPoil, TG: Plantar Fascitis: Etiology and Treatment; JOSPT 29(12), 1999.

Dameron, TB: Fractures of the Proximal Fifth Metatarsal: Selecting the best Treatment option; JAAOS 3(2), March/April 1995.

Burroughs, KE, Reimer, CD, Fields, KB: Lisfranc Injury of the Foot: A Commonly Missed Diagnosis; American Family Physicians; 58(1) July 1998.

Vuori, JP, Aro, HT, Lisfranc joint injuries: trauma, mechanisms and associated injuries; J Trauma 1993.

Englanoff, G, Anglin, D, and Hutson HR: Lisfranc fracture-dislocation: a frequently missed diagnosis in the emergency department; Ann Emerg Med 1995.

Fitzgibbons, TC: Bone Grafting in Surgery about the Foot and Ankle: Indications and Techniques, JAAOS February 2011, 18(2) 112-119

Friedrich, JB: Reconstruction of Soft-tissue Injury Associated with Lower Extremity Fracture, JAAOS February 2011, 18(2) 112-119

Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances, 20(1), Spring 2011, 34-37

Richardson ML: Radiographic Evaluation of Hallux Valgus – Musculoskeletal

Radiology; University of Washington, Department of Radiology and Orthopaedic Surgery, www., August 2009

Frank CJ, Satake N, Robinson DE and Gentchos CE: Hallux Valgus,, December 8, 2008

Holmes, GB: Correction of hallux valgus without osteotomy allows for faster recovery, OrthopaedicsToday, February 2011,

Schepull, T: Autologous Platelets have no effect on the healing of human Achilles tendon ruptures, Am J SM 2011, 39(1), 38-47

Franklyn-Miller, A: Foot Orthoses in the prevention of injury in initial Military Training, Am J SM 2011, 39(1), 30-36

Day, R: Hyaluronan and knee OA, J Rheum, 2004, 31(4) 775-782

Custers, RJH: articular Cartilage degeneration following the treatment of focal cartilage defects with ceramic Metal Implants and compared to Microfracture, J Bone and Joint Surg Am, 2009; 91:900-910

Kamath, GV: Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction AM J SM 39(1) 199-217



Rettig ME, Raskins KB: Galeazzi Fracture-Dislocation: A new Treatment-Oriented Classification; Journal of Hand Surgery 26(2); March 2001:228-235

Khaldun JS, Gore RJ: Forearm Fractures, emedicine, March 31, 2009,

Putigna F, Strohmeyer K, Ursone RL: Monteggia Fracture, emedicine, May 24, 2007,

Barclay L: Management of Forearm Fractures in Adults Reviewed; Am Family Physician: 2009; 80(10): 1096-1102

Riego de Dios R: Elbow Fractures and Dislocations – Adult, Emedicine, May 1, 2009,



Brumback RJ, Virkus WW: Intramedullary Nailing of the Femur: Reamed vs. Non-reamed; JAAOS 8(2), March/April 2000, pp 83-90.

Albert MJ: Supracondylar Fractures of the Femur; JAAOS 5(3), May/June 1997, pp163-171.

Cantu RV, Koval KJ: The Use of Locking Plates in Fracture Care; JAAOS 14(3), March 2006.

Lundy DW, Johnson KD: "Floating Knee" Injuries: Ipsilateral Fractures of the Femur and Tibia; JAAOS July/August 2001:238-245



Lundy DW, Johnson KD:"Floating Knee" Injuries: Ipsilateral Fractures of the Femur and Tibia, JAAOS 9(4); July/August 2001, pp238-245.

Post, WR: Anterior Knee Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment; JAAOS 13(8) December 2005, pp. 534-543.

Wilk KE, Davies GJ, et al: Patellofemoral Disorders: A Classification System and Clinical Guidelines for Non-operative Rehabilitation; JOSPT 28(5) November 1998.

Dascola JS, Ward K: Injury-related causes for knee pain; JAAPA 18(7) July 2005.

Huie G: Diagnosing bursitis in the knee; JAAPA 15(6) June 2002.

Kelley MT: Nonsurgical management of osteoarthritis of the knee; JAAPA 19(1) January 2006.

Borchers JR, Backs RA, Kaeding CC: An uncommon diagnosis in a young woman with knee pain; JAAPA 21(2) February 2008.

Clapp A, Trecek J, Joyce M, Sundaram M: Pes Anserine Bursitis; ORTHOPEDIC (ORTHO Supersite) 31:306 April 2008.

Dopirak RM, Steensen RN, Maurus PB: The Medical Patellofemoral Ligament; ORTHOPEDIC (ORTHO Supersite) 31:331 April 2008.

Veillette C, Patella Fractures; Orthopaedia Collaborative Orthopaedic Knowledgebase,, Feb 2009

Schwartz AK, Patella Fractures,, March 2006

Fortis AP, Mills Z, Kotsiopoulos V; Experimental investigation of the tension band in fractures of the patella, Injury, Jul 2002; 33(6):489-493

Torchia ME, Lewallen DG, Open fractures to the patella, J Orthop Trauma, 1996; 10(6):403-409

Wheeless C, Fractures of the Patella, Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics,, July 2009

Lamoureux C, Patella Fractures,, May 2007

Ireland ML, Chang JL, Acute fracture bipartite patella: case report and literature review, Med Sci Sports Exerc, March 1995:27(3):299-302

Patella Fractures with Bone-Patella Tendon-Bone Autografts for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine January 2006; 14(1):2-7

Stradley SL, Backs, RA, Grosel J, Kaeding CC: Hamstring avulsion repair without using a flexion splint; JAAPA 21(1) January 2008.

Kelley SS: Periprosthetic Femoral Fractures; JAAOS May/June 1994:164-172

Drogset, JO: Benefits of bioabsorbable screws vs. metallic screws in ACL reconstruction,

OrthopaedicsToday, February 2011,

Hetroni, I: Age, operative time associated with increased post-arthroscopy PE risk 'OrthopaedicsToday, February 2011,

Berend, KR: Compartmentalist approach to knee arthroplasty growing in viability

OrthopaedicsToday, February 2011,

Deie, M: Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction Fixed with a Cylindrical Bone Plug and Graft semitendinosus tendon at the original femoral site for recurrent patellar dislocation, Am J SM 2011, 39(1), 140-145

Servien, E: In Vivo Positioning Analysis of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction, Am J SM 2011, 39(1), 134-139

Seo, HS: Second-look Arthroscopic Findings after Repairs of Posterior Root Tears of the Medial Meniscus, Am J SM 2011, 39(1), 99-107

Hui, K: Long-term Survival of High Tibial Osteotomy for Medial Compartment Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Am J SM 2011, 39(1), 64-69



Davis C, Jacoby W, Khwaja A: Diagnostic Image Review-A telltale sign of fracture in a 74-year-old woman; JAAPA 21(1) January 2008.

Guillamondegui OD, Pryor JP, et al: Pelvic Radiography in Blunt Trauma Resuscitation: A Diminishing Role; Journal of Trauma 53(6) December 2002.

Patterson, AB: Hip Resurfacing: A fresh look at an alternative to total joint arthroplasty,

JAAPA 23(9) September 2010 44-47

Stover MD, Gorczyca JT, Vrahas MS, Jimenez ML, Helfet DL:

Evaluation and Management of Pelvic Fractures- Instructional Course Lecture, 73rd Annual Meeting AAOS, Chicago, IL, March 2006.

Tornetta P, Mostafvi HR: Hip Dislocation: Current Treatment Regimens; JAAOS 5(1) Jan/Feb 1997:27-36.

Tornetta P: Displaced Acetabular Fractures: Indications for Operative and Management; JAAOS 9(1) Jan/Feb 2001:18-28.

Tham ET: Dislocation Hip;, December 2, 2006.

Koval KJ, Zuckerman JD: Hip Fractures: I. Overview and Evaluation and Treatment of Femoral-Neck Fractures; JAAOS, 2(3) May/June 1994:141-149.

Koval KJ, Zuckerman JD: Hip Fractures: II. Evaluation and Treatment of Intertrochanteric Fractures; JAAOS, 2(3) May/June 1994:150-156.

Matsuda, DK: Age, symptoms factors for hip arthroscopy referral, Orthopaedics Today Hawaii 2011, OrthopaedicsToday, February 2011,

Steinbeck, A: Apophyseolysis of Greater Trochanter Through Excessive Sports, AM J SM, 39(1) 195-198

Babis, GC: Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head, Orthopedics January 2011, 34(1) 39-48



Jeray KJ: Acute Midshaft Clavicle Fractures, J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2007:15:239-248.

Nicklebur S, Dixon TB: Calcaneus Fractures;, July 9, 2008

Harnroongroj T, Jeerathanyasakun Y: Intramedullary pin fixation in clavicle fractures: A study comparing the use of small and large pins: J Orthopaedic Surgery; 8(20) December 2000, p7-11.

Canadian Orthopaedic Trauma Society: Non-operative treatment compared with plate fixation of displaced midshaft clavicle fractures: A multicenter randomized clinical trial. J Bone Joint Surgery AM 2007; 89:1-10

Andersen K, Jensen PO, Lauritzen J: Treatment of Clavicle Fractures: Figure-of-eight versus a simple sling. Acta Orthop Scand 1987; 58:71-74.

Coupe BD et al: A new approach for plate fixation of midshaft clavicle fractures. Injury 2005; 35:1166-1171.

Jubel A et al: Elastic stable intramedullary nailing of Mid-clavicular fractures in athletes. BR J Sports Med 2003; 37:480-484.

Nuber GW, Bowen MK: Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries and Distal Clavicle Fractures. JAAOS 1997; 5:11-18.

Pecci M, Kreher JB: Clavicle Fractures. American Family Physician, American Academy of Family Physicians; 2008.

Neri, BR: Outcome of Type II Superior Labral Anterior Posterior Repairs in Elite Overhead Athletes, Am J SM 2011, 39(1), 114-120

Kruger, D: Subjective and Objective Outcome after Revision Arthroscopic Stabilization for recurrent anterior Instability versus shoulder Stabilization, Am J SM 2011, 39(1), 71-77

Clevenger, T: Biomechanical Comparison of Acromioclavicular Joint reconstruction using Coracoclavicular tendon grafts with and without Coracoacromial ligament transfer, Arthroscopy 27(1) Jan 2011 24-30

Chu, PJ: Arthroscopically Assisted use of injectable bone graft substitutes for management of Scaphoid Nonunion, Arthroscopy 27(1) Jan 2011 31-37



Miller, HS: What do you do when neck pain is more than just a simple pain in the neck; JAAPA, 21(9); September 2008.

Larrabee KA, Stevens MA, Allen TL: Lumbar artery avulsion after a low-energy Chance fracture; JAAPA; 20(7), July 2007.

Murtagh-Schaffer C, Moquin RR: Spinal reconstruction in Hajdu-Cheney syndrome; JAAPA: 21(5), May 2008.

Weinstock, MB, Longstreth, R: The case of a 71-year old man with back pain; JUCM May 2008.

Ottley RG, Fodstad HF, Agbontaen JX, Kostandy G: A 55 year-old woman with lower back pain – Case Study; JAAPA January 2000.

Minigh J: Traumatic Injuries to the Cervical Spine; Radiologic Technology, 77:1, September/October 2005.

Negrini, S: Good idiopathic scoliosis correction seen through use of bracing, rehabilitation, OrthopaedicsToday, February 2011,

FU, KMG: SRS database shows 8.5% complication rate following pediatric spine surgery, OrthopaedicsToday, February 2011,

Lonner, BS: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis curves requiring surgery maybe related to race, OrthopaedicsToday, February 2011,

Bransford, RJ: Posterior Fixation of the Upper Cervical Spine: Contemporary Techniques, JAAOS February 2011, 19(2) 63-71



Honkonen SE; Indications for Surgical Treatment of Tibial Condyle Fractures; Clin Ortho 302 May 1994.

Weiner LS, Kelley M, Yang E et al: The Use of Combination Internal Fixation and Hybrid External Fixation in Severe Proximal Tibia Fractures; JOT 9(3) 1995.

Gausewitz S, Hohl M: The Significance of Early Motion in the Treatment of Tibial Plateau Fractures; Clin Ortho 202 January 1986.

Dirschl DR, Dawson PA: Injury Severity Assessment in Tibial Plateau Fractures; Clin Ortho 423 June 2004.

In A Page: Compartment Syndrome; Clinician Reviews 15(6) June 2005

Collinge CA, Sanders RW: Percutaneous Plating in the Lower Extremity; JAAOS 8(4); July/August 2000, pp211-216

Norvell JG, Steele M: Tibia and Fibular Fractures;, March 11, 2008

Germann CA, Perron AD, Sweeney TW, Miller MD and Brady WJ: Orthopaedic Pitfalls in the ED: Tibial Plafond Fractures;

American Journal of Emergency Medicine (23) 2005, pp 357-362

Thordarson DB, Complications after Treatment of Tibial Plafond Fractures: Prevention and Management Strategies; JAAOS 2000 (8)4; pp253-265

Bonar SK, Marsh JL: Tibial Plafond Fractures: Changing Principles of Treatment; JAAOS 1994 (2)6; pp297-305

Bui-Mansfield LT, Kline M, Chew FS, Rogers LF and Lenchik L: Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Tibial Plafond: Imaging Characteristics and a Review of Literature; AJR2000; 175:1305-1308

Harris AM, Patterson BM, Sontich JK, Valllier HA: Results and Outcomes after Operative Treatment of High-Energy Tibial Plafond Fractures; Foot & Ankle International 27(4); April 2006 pp256-265

Powers J, Boenau I: Common Fractures of the Knee and Lower Leg; Emerg Med 37(2): 46-53, 2005

Koval KJ, Helfet DL: Tibial Plateau Fractures: Evaluation and Treatment;

JAAOS 3(2) 1995, pp86-94

Schatzker Classification of Tibial Plateau Fractures:, August 13, 2009

Sorenson SM, Gentili A: Tibial Plateau Fractures:, January 24, 2007

Hak, DJ: Getting the Rotation Right: Techniques for Assessing Rotation in Intramedullary Tibial and Femoral Nailing, Orthopaedics January 2011, 34(1) 33-36



Hals GD: The Acute Hand Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management in the ED setting- Part II Fractures and Neurovascular Injuries; Emergency Medicine Reports 23(24) November 18, 2002.

Hals GD: The Acute Hand Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management in the ED setting- Part III Management of Hand Infections and Deep Tissue Injuries; Emergency Medicine Reports 23(25) December 2, 2002.

Wellik GM: Nerve entrapment of the wrist-Early treatment preserves function; JAAPA 18(4) April 2005.

Riddle MP: A Percutaneous pinning misadventure; The Surgical Patient; JAAPA 19(1) January 2006.

Boulas HJ: Amputations of the Finger and Hand: Indications for Replantation; JAAOS 6(2) March/April 1998.

Palumbo, DM: An uncommon isolated fracture of the capitate bone; JAAPA 20(12) December 2007.

Rogachefsky RA, Lipson SR, et al: Treatment of Severely Comminuted Intra-articular Fractures of the Distal End of the Radius by Open Reduction and combined Internal and External Fixation; JBJS 83-A (4) April 2004.

Schneeberger AG, Poon TL, Chow SP: Open Reduction and Plate Fixation of Displaced AO Type C3 Fractures of the Distal Radius: Restoration of Articular Congruity in Eighteen Cases; J Orthop Trauma 15(5) May 2004.

Knirk JL, Jupiter JB: Intra-articular Fractures of the Distal End of the Radius in Young Adults; JBJS 1986.

Hahnloser D, Platz A, Amgwerd M, Trentz O: Internal Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures with Dorsal Dislocation; J Trauma 47(4) October 1999.

Billingsley S: Interphalangeal Joint Reduction; Advance for Nurse Practitioners, December 2007.

Spivey JL, Chance JR, Faillace JJ: Case of the Month, JAAPA 20(5) May 2007.

Zimmerman, SM: Assessment and Initial Care of Fingertip and Nailbed Injuries;

JUCM November 2008.

Altizer, LL: Colles' Fracture, Orthopaedic Essentials; Orthopedic Nursing 27(2) March/April 2008.

Lese AB, Chuang KR, and Decker W: Hand Injury: Soft Tissue; , September 29, 2008

Richards B, de Dios, R, Craig WB: Distal Radius Fractures;, August 18, 2009