Keeping current with orthopaedic science and research. A podcast from JBJS and OrthoEvidence, featuring Mohit Bhandari, MD and Marc Swiontkowski, MD.

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November 28, 2022

Episode 51: Spotlight on Orthopaedic Education, with special guest George Dyer

In this episode, Mo and Marc are joined by special guest George Dyer (Deputy Editor for the “AOA Critical Issues in Education” section in JBJS Open Access) in a discussion of his work and lessons learned as a residency program director and his vision for making the JBJS OA education channel the authoritative source for educational research in orthopaedics.   Links: Free collection of education-related content in JBJS Open Access: AOA Critical Issues in Education   Subspecialties: Education and Training Orthopaedic Essentials ...



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November 14, 2022

Episode 50: Hot Topics in Orthopaedics: RCTs at the OTA, Resources for Database Research

In this episode, Marc and Mo discuss several recent JBJS and OE articles that caught their eye. The first part of the discussion focuses on selected highlights from the recent meeting of the OTA (specifically, anti-sepsis approaches in open fracture management), and the second part focuses on the recently published JBJS Supplement on the use of large databases in orthopaedic research.   Links: OTA 2022: Key Findings from This Year’s RCTs and Meta-Analyses. OE Insights. 2022. https://myorthoevidence.com/Insight/Show/147 JBJS Supplement on Large Database and Registry Research in Joint Arthroplasty and Orthopaedics. https://jbjs.org/collection.php?id=22 Khosravi B, Rouzrokh P, Erickson BJ. Getting More Out of Large Databases and EHRs with Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence: The Future Is Here. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2022 Oct 19;104(Suppl 3):51-55. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.22.00567. Epub 2022 Oct 19. PMID: 36260045. https://bit.ly/3suFxqK Swiontkowski MF, Callaghan JJ, Lewallen DG, Berry DJ. Large Database and Registry Research in Joint Arthroplasty and Orthopaedics. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2022 Oct 19;104(20):1775-1777. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.22.00405. Epub 2022 Oct 19. PMID: 36260046. https://bit.ly/3TFAQ9o   Subspecialties: Ethics Hip Infection Knee Orthopaedic Essentials Trauma ...



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November 05, 2022

Bonus Episode! Your Case Is On Hold, with Andrew Schoenfeld, Antonia Chen, and guest Marc Swiontkowski

In this episode of the "Your Case Is On Hold" podcast, cohosts Andrew Schoenfeld and Antonia Chen are joined by Special Guest Marc Swiontkowski (Editor in Chief, JBJS) in a discussion of the November 2, 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!   Links: JBJS website: https://jbjs.org/issue.php Your Case Is On Hold podcast: https://yourcase.castos.com/   ...



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October 31, 2022

Hip Arthroscopy and FAI, with Special Guest Olufemi Ayeni

In this episode, Mo and Marc are joined by special guest Olufemi Ayeni (Professor and Academic Head of Orthopaedic Surgery at McMaster University), in a discussion of the evolution of hip arthroscopy throughout the years, trends in the use of hip preservation vs. hip replacement, the diagnosis and treatment of hip pain, key factors contributing to the development of symptomatic FAI (particularly in young athletes), and the importance of cultivating a team-based approach in the treatment of patients with hip symptoms.   Subspecialties: Hip Pediatrics Sports Medicine ...



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October 17, 2022

Administrative Datasets and Registries in Orthopaedic Research

In this episode, Marc and Mo are joined by Special Guests Daniel Berry, Hilal Maradit Kremers, and David Lewallen (all from the Mayo Clinic) in a discussion on a 2021 workshop and upcoming JBJS supplement focusing on the power and potential of large databases; the weaknesses and risks of analyses using these databases; the methods, specific attributes, and best uses of the most commonly used databases; and the optimum use of administrative datasets and registries in orthopaedic research.   Links: Large Database and Registry Research in Joint Arthroplasty and Orthopaedics (upcoming JBJS Supplement)   Subspecialties: Hip Knee Orthopaedic Essentials ...



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October 03, 2022

Chronic Pain Research, with special guest Jason Busse

In this episode, Mo and Marc are joined by special guest Jason Busse (Professor in the Department of Anesthesia at McMaster University, Director of the National Pain Centre, and Associate Director of the Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research), in a discussion on research into the relative effectiveness and harms associated with various types of opioids, cannabinoids, and psychedelics in the treatment of chronic pain.   Links: Noori A, Sadeghirad B, Wang L, Siemieniuk RAC, Shokoohi M, Kum E, Jeddi M, Montoya L, Hong PJ, Zhou E, Couban RJ, Juurlink DN, Thabane L, Bhandari M, Guyatt GH, Busse JW. Comparative benefits and harms of individual opioids for chronic non-cancer pain: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomised trials. Br J Anaesth. 2022 Sep;129(3):394-406. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2022.05.031. Epub 2022 Jul 9. PMID: 35817616. https://bit.ly/3KOtVat   Kane RL, Bershadsky B, Rockwood T, Saleh K, Islam NC. Visual Analog Scale pain reporting was standardized. J Clin Epidemiol. 2005 Jun;58(6):618-23. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2004.11.017. PMID: 15878476. https://bit.ly/3BrSIyd   Busse JW, Craigie S, Juurlink DN, Buckley DN, Wang L, Couban RJ, Agoritsas T, Akl EA, Carrasco-Labra A, Cooper L, Cull C, da Costa BR, Frank JW, Grant G, Iorio A, Persaud N, Stern S, Tugwell P, Vandvik PO, Guyatt GH. Guideline for opioid therapy and chronic noncancer pain. CMAJ. 2017 May 8;189(18):E659-E666. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.170363. PMID: 28483845; PMCID: PMC5422149. https://bit.ly/3QhqY3f   Subspecialties: Basic Science Education and Training Ethics Foot & Ankle Hand & Wrist Hip Knee Oncology Orthopaedic Essentials Pain Management Rehabilitation Pediatrics Spine Shoulder Elbow Sports Medicine Trauma ...