Your Case Is On Hold

Antonia Chen and Andrew Schoenfeld

Insights into the latest clinical and research studies in orthopaedics. A podcast from JBJS, featuring Antonia Chen, MD, and Andrew Schoenfeld, MD read less

Happy Halloween--Your Case Is On Hold!
Oct 18 2022
Happy Halloween--Your Case Is On Hold!
In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the October 19, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Editorial Large Database and Registry Research in Joint Arthroplasty and Orthopaedics, by Swiontkowski   Top of the Pile What's New in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, by Kim et al.An Organizational Approach to Addressing Racism in Orthopaedic Surgery. AOA Critical Issues Symposium, by Brooks et al.What’s Important: Alternative Advanced Dissection. Arts & Humanities, by Velicki   Headlines Therapeutic Effects of Conservative Treatment with 2-Week Bed Rest for Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures. A Prospective Cohort Study, by Funayama et al.The 12-Month Effects of the Trauma Collaborative Care Intervention. A Nonrandomized Controlled Trial, by the Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC)   Your Case is On Hold Choose Wisely: Surgical Selection of Candidates for Outpatient Anterior Cervical Surgery Based on Early Complications Among Inpatients, by Carlson et al.   Honorable Mention Inconsistent Reporting of Preauthorization Medical Criteria for Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation Surgery, by Tabbbaa et al.The Efficacy of Bone Wax in Reduction of Perioperative Blood Loss in Total Hip Arthroplasty via Direct Anterior Approach. A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial, by Mortazavi et al. Characterization of Genetic Risk of End-Stage K
Dracula and Costs of Nonoperative Treatment in the Year Prior to Total Knee Arthroplasty
Oct 4 2022
Dracula and Costs of Nonoperative Treatment in the Year Prior to Total Knee Arthroplasty
In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the October 5, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Top of the Pile Parasport: Effects on Musculoskeletal Function and Injury Patterns, by Sacks et al.What’s Important (Arts and Humanities): Unnerving, by QuatmanDevelopment of a Robotic Spine Surgery Program. Rationale, Strategy, Challenges, and Monitoring of Outcomes After Implementation, by Kuris et al.Providing Orthopaedic Care to Vulnerably Underserved Patients, by Handcox et al. Headlines Local Infiltration Analgesia Versus Interscalene Block for Pain Management Following Shoulder Arthroplasty. A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial, by Ewing et al.Costs of Nonoperative Procedures for Knee Osteoarthritis in the Year Prior to Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty, by Nin et al. Your Case is On Hold No Difference in Conversion Rate to Hip Arthroplasty After Intramedullary Nail or Sliding Hip Screw for Extracapsular Hip Fractures. An Observational Cohort Study of 19,604 Individuals, by Pyrhönen et al.   Honorable Mention Clinical Outcomes and Complications of Simultaneous or Sequential Bilateral Total Ankle Arthroplasty, by Fletcher et al.Concomitant Achilles Tendon Lengthening with Transmetatarsal Amputation for the Prevention of Late Forefoot Ulceration, by Bullock et al.
Total Hips vs. Hemis in Femoral Neck Fractures and Pro-Tips for Publishing Success in Orthopaedic Research
Sep 6 2022
Total Hips vs. Hemis in Femoral Neck Fractures and Pro-Tips for Publishing Success in Orthopaedic Research
In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the September 7, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Top of the Pile What’s New in Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures, by Hanson et al.Current Concepts Review: Machine Learning for the Orthopaedic Surgeon. Uses and Limitations, by Alsoof et al.What’s Important: On Becoming the “Historical Perspective” in the Room, by ZuckermanCoaching, Separate from Mentoring, May Provide Skill Acquisition, Improved Well-Being, and Career Advancement in Orthopaedic Surgery. AOA Critical Issues, by Samora et al.   Headlines Validation of A Predictive Tool for Discharge to Rehabilitation or a Skilled Nursing Facility After TJA, by Ortiz et al.Synovial Fluid and Serum Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio. Novel Biomarkers for the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Native Septic Arthritis in Adults, by Varady et al.   Your Case is On Hold Is the Revision Rate for Femoral Neck Fracture Lower for Total Hip Arthroplasty Than for Hemiarthroplasty? A Comparison of Registry Data for Contemporary Surgical Options, by Hoskins et al. Toss Up Revision Risk for Total Knee Arthroplasty Polyethylene Designs in Patients 65 Years of Age or Older. An Analysis from the American Joint Replacement Registry, by Kendall et al.   Honorable Mention Understanding Noise Exposure During Cast Removal. The Effect o
Racehorse Names and Pain Catastrophizing After Orthopaedic Surgery
Aug 16 2022
Racehorse Names and Pain Catastrophizing After Orthopaedic Surgery
In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the August 17, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Top of the Pile What’s New in Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction, by Bafor et al.An Introduction to the Orthopaedic Diversity Leadership Consortium. Advancement of our Orthopaedic Leaders of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Through Networking, Strategy, and Innovation, by Taylor et al.The Table I Fallacy: P Values in Baseline Tables of Randomized Controlled Trials, by Pijls et al.Evidence-Based Orthopaedics In Patients with Displaced Type-II Distal Clavicle Fractures, Operative and Nonoperative Therapies Did Not Differ for Functional Outcomes at 1 Year, by Hall et al. (commentary by Chen)In Adults Aged , by White et al. (commentary by Grimm)In Single-Bundle ACL Reconstruction Using Patellar Tendon Autograft, Knee Flexion Angle of 0° Versus 30° During Tibial ACL Graft Fixation Did Not Differ for KOOS Subscales, but Improved Activity Level, by Chalal (commentary by Marom) Headlines Geographic Access to High-Volume Care Providers and Survival in Patients with Bone Sarcomas. Nationwide Patterns in the United States, by Fujiwara et al.Aspirin May Be a Suitable Prophylaxis for Patients with a History of Venous Thromboembolism Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty, by Ludwick et al. Your Case is On Hold
The Emperor from Robot Chicken and the Influence of Obesity on TKA
Aug 2 2022
The Emperor from Robot Chicken and the Influence of Obesity on TKA
In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the August 3, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Articles Discussed: Current Concepts Review. Current State of Platelet-Rich Plasma and Cell-Based Therapies for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis and Tendon and Ligament Injuries, by Su et al.What's Important: The Individualism Excuse and the Myth of Meritocracy in Orthopaedics, by Baird et al.Orthopaedic Forum: The Pioneering Women of Orthopaedic Surgery. A Historical Review, by Dib et al.Outcomes After Anatomic and Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis. A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis, by Kirsch et al.The Influence of Surgeon Sex on Adverse Events Following Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. A Register-Based Study of 11,993 Procedures and 200 Surgeons in Swedish Public Hospitals, by Jolbäck et al.A Prospective, Longitudinal Study of the Influence of Obesity on Total Knee Arthroplasty Revision Rate. Results from the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry, by Wall et al.Total Hip Arthroplasty Leads to Better Results After Low-Energy Displaced Femoral Neck Fracture in Patients Aged 55 to 70 Years. A Randomized Controlled Multicenter Trial Comparing Internal Fixation and Total Hip Arthroplasty, by Bartels et al.Development and Validation of Health-Related Quality of Life Measure in Older Children and Adolescents with Early Onset Scoliosis. Early Onset Scoliosis Self-Report Questionnaire (EOSQ-SELF), by Matsumoto et al.Exposure-Related Anxiety and Improving Patient Sat
Supplemental Oxygen and Infection After Lower-Extremity Fractures and Scooby Doo Movies (with special guest Michelle Caird)
Jul 19 2022
Supplemental Oxygen and Infection After Lower-Extremity Fractures and Scooby Doo Movies (with special guest Michelle Caird)
In this episode, Antonia and Andrew (along with special guest Michelle Caird, Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan) discuss a selection of articles from the July 20, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Articles Discussed: Quality Reporting Windows May Not Capture the Effects of Surgical Site Infections After Orthopaedic Surgery, by Shapiro et al.Low Rates of Reporting Race, Ethnicity, and Socioeconomic Status in Studies Published in Top Orthopaedic Journals, by Crnkovic et al.The Axillary Nerve Danger Zone in Percutaneous Fixation in the Pediatric Shoulder. The “1-Mountain-3-Valleys” Principle, by Stavinoha et al.Effect of Supplemental Perioperative Oxygen on SSI Among Adults with Lower-Extremity Fractures at Increased Risk for Infection. A Randomized Clinical Trial, by the Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC)Clinical Manifestations of Constriction Band Syndrome, by Demetri et al.InSpace Implant Compared with Partial Repair for the Treatment of Full-Thickness Massive Rotator Cuff Tears. A Multicenter, Single-Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial, by Verma et al.Modified Scarf Osteotomy with Medial Capsular Interposition Combined with Metatarsal Shortening Offset Osteotomy. A Comparison of Patients with Noninflammatory Arthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Foot, by Etani et al.The Rotator Cable Does Not Stress Shield the Crescent Area During Shoulder Abduction, by Schmidt et al.   Link: JBJS website: https://jbjs.org/issue.php   Sponsor: This episode is brought to you by JBJS Clinical Classroom.
Indiana Jones, The Wizard of Oz, and Arthroscopic vs. Open Ankle Arthrodesis
Jul 5 2022
Indiana Jones, The Wizard of Oz, and Arthroscopic vs. Open Ankle Arthrodesis
In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the July 6, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Articles Discussed: Getting the Message: The Declining Trend in Opioid Prescribing for Minor Orthopaedic Injuries in Children and Adolescents, by Krakow et al.Tranexamic Acid Was Not Associated with Increased Complications in High-Risk Patients with Intertrochanteric Fracture, by Porter et al.Arthroscopic Versus Open Ankle Arthrodesis. A 5-Year Follow Up, by Abuhantash et al.Modular Fluted Tapered Stems for Periprosthetic Femoral Fractures. Excellent Results in 171 Cases, by Hannon et al.Histologic Differences in Human Rotator Cuff Muscle Based on Tear Characteristics, by Ruderman et al.Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Diversity in Academic Orthopaedic Surgery Leadership, by Meadows et al.Surgical Anatomy of the Radial Nerve at the Dorsal Region of the Humerus. A Cadaveric Study, by Welle et al.Internal Torsion of the Knee. An Embodiment of Lower-Extremity Malrotation in Patients with Patellar Instability, by Qiao et al.Transphyseal Distal Humeral Fractures. A 13-Times-Greater Risk of Non-Accidental Trauma Compared with Supracondylar Humeral Fractures in Children Less Than 3 Years of Age, by Crowe et al.   Link: JBJS website: https://jbjs.org/issue.php   Sponsor: This episode is brought to you by JBJS Clinical Classroom.   Subspecialties: Basic ScienceTraumaPediatricsShoulderSports MedicineOrthopaedic EssentialsHipFoot &
Fix-it Felix and the FIXIT Study
Jun 14 2022
Fix-it Felix and the FIXIT Study
In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the June 15, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Articles Discussed: Modern External Ring Fixation Versus Internal Fixation for Treatment of Severe Open Tibial Fractures. A Randomized Clinical Trial (FIXIT Study), by O’Toole et al.Comparing the Risk of Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head Following Intra-Articular Corticosteroid and Hyaluronic Acid Injections, by Varady et al.Creation of a Total Hip Arthroplasty Patient-Specific Dislocation Risk Calculator, by Wyles et al.Long-Term Results and Failure Analysis of the Open Latarjet Procedure and Arthroscopic Bankart Repair in Adolescents, by Waltenspül et al.Pre-Arthritic/Kinematic Alignment In Fixed-Bearing Medial Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Results in Return to Activity at Mean 10-Year Follow-up, by Plancher et al.Risk of Revision After Hip Fracture Fixation Using DePuy Synthes Trochanteric Fixation Nail or Trochanteric Fixation Nail Advanced. A Cohort Study of 7,979 Patients, by Goodnough et al.Mesenchymal Stem Cell Exosomes Promote Growth Plate Repair and Reduce Limb-Length Discrepancy in Young Rats, by Wong et al.A Statistical Shape Model-Based Analysis of Periacetabular Osteotomies. Technical Considerations to Achieve the Targeted Correction, by Kriechling et al.   Link: JBJS website: https://jbjs.org/issue.php   Sponsor: This episode is brought to you by JBJS Clinical Classroom.   Subspecialties: Basic ScienceHipKneePediatricsSho
Mortal Kombat, Surgeon Depression, and Racial Differences in Total Joints
May 31 2022
Mortal Kombat, Surgeon Depression, and Racial Differences in Total Joints
In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the June 1, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Articles Discussed: Long-Term Health-Related Quality of Life After Harrington Instrumentation and Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. A Minimum 40-Year Follow-up, by Lander et al.Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear: Symptoms of Depression and Suicidality in Orthopaedic Surgeons, by Stein et al.The Association of Immediate-Use Steam Sterilization with the Incidence of Orthopaedic Surgical Site Infections. A Propensity Score-Matched Cohort Study, by Tantillo et al.Racial Differences in Care and Outcomes After Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasties. Did the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Program Make a Difference?, by Okewunmi et al.Distracted Driving Among Patients with Trauma Attending Fracture Clinics in Canada. The Canadian Multicenter DRIVSAFE Study, by Ristevski et al.Minimal Clinically Important Changes in HOOS-12 and KOOS-12 Scores Following Joint Replacement, by Soh et al.Comparison of Simulated Low-Dose and Conventional-Dose CT for Preoperative Planning in Shoulder Arthroplasty, by Lorenzana et al.Capsular Mechanics After Periacetabular Osteotomy for Hip Dysplasia, by Ng et al.   Link: JBJS website: https://jbjs.org/issue.php   Sponsor: This episode is brought to you by JBJS Clinical Classroom.   Subspecialties: PediatricsSpineShoulderBasic ScienceHipKneeTraumaOrthopaedic EssentialsInfection
Wakanda Total Joint Registry, Long-Term Health-Care Utilization After Orthopaedic Trauma, Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Shoulder Joint Replacement, and Dr. Evil on Anesthesia
May 17 2022
Wakanda Total Joint Registry, Long-Term Health-Care Utilization After Orthopaedic Trauma, Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Shoulder Joint Replacement, and Dr. Evil on Anesthesia
In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the May 18, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Articles Discussed: Health-Care Utilization and Expenditures Associated with Long-Term Treatment After Combat and Non-Combat-Related Orthopaedic Trauma, by Hering et al.Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty Does Not Result in a Higher Risk of Revision Compared with Total Hip Arthroplasty for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures. An Instrumental Variable Analysis of 36,118 Procedures from the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry, by Farey et al.Antibiotic Prophylaxis with Cefazolin Is Associated with Lower Shoulder Periprosthetic Joint Infection Rates Than Non-Cefazolin Alternatives, by Marigi et al.Outcomes and Survivorship at a Median of 8.9 Years Following Hip Arthroscopy in Adolescents with Femoroacetabular Impingement. A Matched Comparative Study with Adults, by Fukase et al.Intermediate to Long-Term Outcomes and Causes of Aseptic Failure of an At-Risk Femoral Stem, by Gazendam et al.Long-Term Survival of HINTEGRA Total Ankle Replacement in 683 Patients. A Concise 20-Year Follow-up of a Previous Report, by Kvarda et al.A Novel Fluoroscopic View for Improved Assessment of the Safety of the Posterosuperior Screw in Femoral Neck Fracture Fixation, by Terhune et al.Spontaneous Facet Joint Osteoarthritis in NFAT1-Mutant Mice. Age-Dependent Histopathologic Characteristics and Molecular Mechanisms, by Wang et al.Association of a Wider Medial Gap (Medial Laxity) in Flexion with Self-Reported Knee Instability After Medial-Pivot Total Knee Arthropla
Dr. Lecter Consults, Amino Acid Supplementation in Trauma, Sex Hormones and Rotator Cuffs, and the Return of Keyser Söze
May 3 2022
Dr. Lecter Consults, Amino Acid Supplementation in Trauma, Sex Hormones and Rotator Cuffs, and the Return of Keyser Söze
In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the May 4, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Articles Discussed: Conditionally Essential Amino Acid Supplementation Reduces Postoperative Complications and Muscle Wasting After Fracture Fixation. A Randomized Controlled Trial, by Hendrickson et al.Patient and Surgeon Ratings of Patient Involvement in Decision-Making Are Not Aligned, by Alokozai et al.The Effect of Sex Hormone Deficiency on the Incidence of Rotator Cuff Repair. Analysis of a Large Insurance Database, by Smith et al.Acute Compartment Syndrome Modeling with Sequential Infusion Shows the Deep Posterior Compartment Is Not Functionally Discrete, by Schupbach et al.Osseous Morphological Differences in Knee Osteoarthritis, by Siddiqi et al.Combined Surgical Dislocation and Periacetabular Osteotomy for Complex Residual Legg-Calvé-Perthes Deformities. Intermediate-Term Outcomes, by Nepple et al.Taper Material Loss in Total Hip Replacements Is It Affected by Joint Friction?, by McCarty et al.The Long-Term Clinical Results of Total Talar Replacement at 10 Years or More After Surgery, by Morita et al.   Link: JBJS website: https://jbjs.org/issue.php   Sponsor: This episode is brought to you by the Miller Review Course.   Subspecialties: Basic ScienceTraumaPediatricsHipKneeOrthopaedic EssentialsFoot & AnkleShoulder
Surgical Appropriateness in TKA, GI Joe, Crosswalks for KOOS, and Greatest Villains of All Time
Apr 19 2022
Surgical Appropriateness in TKA, GI Joe, Crosswalks for KOOS, and Greatest Villains of All Time
In this episode, Antonia and Andrew discuss a selection of articles from the April 20, 2022 issue of JBJS, along with an added dose of entertainment and pop culture. Listen at the gym, on your commute, or whenever your case is on hold!   Articles Discussed: Rate of Return to Work After Periacetabular Osteotomy and Its Influencing Factors, by Fujita et al.Spinopelvic Characteristics Normalize 1 Year After Total Hip Arthroplasty. A Prospective, Longitudinal, Case-Controlled Study, by Innmann et al.The Effect of Patient Age and Surgical Appropriateness and Their Influence on Surgeon Recommendations for Primary TKA. A Cross-Sectional Study of 2,037 Patients, by Hawker et al.Survivorship of 4,748 Contemporary Total Ankle Replacements from the French Discharge Records Database, by Dagneaux et al.Assessment of Staphylococcal Clinical Isolates from Periprosthetic Joint Infections for Potential Bacteriophage Therapy, by DePalma et al.Comparison of 2 Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Brachial Plexus Birth Injury. A Systematic Validation Study, by Vuillermin et al.Risk Factors for Delayed Hospital Admission and Surgical Treatment of Open Tibial Fractures in Tanzania, by Holler et al.Creating Crosswalks for Knee Outcomes After ACL Reconstruction Between the KOOS and the IKDC-SKF, by Johnson et al.   Link: JBJS website: https://jbjs.org/issue.php   Sponsor: This episode is brought to you by the Miller Review Course.   Subspecialties: Foot & AnkleBasic ScienceInfectionHipKneeTraumaSpineSports MedicinePediatrics