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Risk Reduction Compared with Access to Care: The Trade-Off of Enforcing a BMI Eligibility Criterion for Joint Replacement

Morbidly obese patients with severe osteoarthritis benefit from successful total joint arthroplasty. However, morbid obesity increases the risk of complications. https://bit.ly/2qpfj8w #JBJS

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Long-Term Outcomes of Glenohumeral Arthrodesis

Glenohumeral arthrodesis is associated with a high rate of complications. Although patients experience reasonable pain relief and shoulder stability, they experience marked limitations in their upper-extremity function. https://bit.ly/2HuHYBb #JBJS

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Effect of Postoperative Mechanical Axis Alignment on Survival and Functional Outcomes of Modern Total Knee Arthroplasties with Cement

Abdel et al. report on the 20-year survivorship of total knee arthroplasty implants that were mechanically aligned (0° ± 3° relative to the mechanical axis) compared with those that were outside that range and considered outliers. https://bit.ly/2uqY77S #JBJS

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Teaching Patients How to Reduce a Shoulder Dislocation

BHM self-administered technique can be used as a first-line technique in the emergency department for reducing shoulder dislocation. https://goo.gl/gwMt16 #JBJS

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Unexpected Long Lower Limb in Patients with Unilateral Hip Dislocation

Full-length standing AP radiographs best for predicting lower-limb-length discrepancy (LLD) in DDH patients. https://goo.gl/qc7DoY #JBJS #JBJSInfographics

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Spinal Cord Compression/Joint Laxity & ACL

Spinal cord injury in the cervical spine is commonly accompanied by cord compression and urgent surgical decompression may improve neurological recovery. http://bit.ly/2FbYWpA #JBJSInfographics #JBJSJBJS.IG.16.00995.ig

Is there a difference in outcomes of ACL reconstruction between patients with generalized joint laxity and those without it? What are the effect of generalized joint laxity on outcomes of ACL reconstruction from 2 to 8 years postoperatively? http://bit.ly/2F6dlUY #JBJS #JBJSInfographics

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Excess Prescription Opioids

Postoperative management in orthopaedic surgery accounts for a substantial portion of medications prescribed in the United States. https://goo.gl/H93hya 

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Next-generation sequencing is a well-established technique for sequencing of DNA and has recently gained attention in many fields of medicine.

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