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Current failure mechanisms after knee arthroplasty have changed: polyethylene wear is less common in revision surgery (JBJS 2015)

Background/Purpose -Previous studies from 1986-2000 showed polyethylene wear reason for revision in 25% -This study to clarify more up-to-date reasons for failure/revision of TKA correlated with time and to see if polyethylene wear still major reason for revision Methods -Retrospective including 1st revisions b/w 2005-2010 @ 2 high volume joint centers (university academic + nonuniversity academic) -Failure times from index…

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Risk Factors for Failure of a Single Surgical Debridement in Adults with Acute Septic Arthritis (JBJS 2015)

Background - Acute septic arthritis urgent condition, usually able to be treated with single debridement / irrigation. - Risk factors for development of septic arthritis known - DM, RA, IVDA, immunosuppression, socioeconomic status - No published data regarding risk of failure of single surgical debridement   Methods - retrospective review of septic arthritis cases from 2000-2011 identified from billing database…

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Long-Term Outcomes Following a Single Corticosteroid Injection for Trigger Finger (JBJS 2015) Wojahn et al.

Wojahn RD, Foeger NC, Gelberman RH, Calfee RP. Long-term outcomes following a single corticosteroid injection for trigger finger. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Nov 19;96(22):1849-54. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.N.00004. PubMed PMID: 25410501; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4238395. Background:  Corticosteroid injection (CSI) mainstay of nonoperative treatment of trigger finger. 61%-84% success in short term followup. One prior study demonstrated linear failure in the…

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