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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February 21, 2022

Marc and Mo’s Predictions for Scholarly Publication Trends in 2022

In this episode, Marc and Mo provide their predictions for scholarly publication trends in 2022, including the use of algorithms to solve complex problems, innovations in rehabilitative strategies, “side hustles” for researchers and surgeons, the generational impact in orthopaedic education, the impact of patient mental health and personality on the process of care, a greater focus on “what really matters” in life, and the musculoskeletal implications of Long COVID.   OrthoJOE Mailbag: feedback, comments, and suggestions from our audience can be sent to [email protected]   Links: Malizos KN. Long COVID-19: A New Challenge to Public Health. J Bone Joint Surg. 2022 Feb 2. 10.2106/JBJS.21.02176   Subspecialties: Basic Science Education and Training Ethics Foot and Ankle Hand and Wrist Hip Infection Knee Oncology Orthopaedic Essentials Pain Management Rehabilitation Pediatrics Spine Shoulder Elbow Sports Medicine Trauma ...



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February 07, 2022

What’s Important: Arts & Humanities (with special guest Bob Schenck)

In this episode, Marc and Mo are joined by special guest Bob Schenck, MD (JBJS Deputy Editor for Arts and Humanities) in an inspiring and stimulating discussion of their shared vision for the newest section of the JBJS Orthopaedic Forum known as “What’s Important: Arts & Humanities,” with an emphasis on the value of maintaining a healthy work-life balance, the trickle-down benefits of exploring and cultivating one’s creative side, and the relationship between art and wellness.   OrthoJOE Mailbag: feedback, comments, and suggestions from our audience can be sent to [email protected]     Links:   Bhandari M. What's Important: A Look in the Mirror: Arts & Humanities. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2022 Jan 5;104(1):92-93. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.21.01336. PMID: 34985449.                  https://jbjs.org/reader.php?id=210954&rsuite\_id=3156798&native=1   Schenck RB Jr, Swiontkowski M. JBJS Arts & Humanities. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2022 Jan 5;104(1):1-3. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.21.01103. PMID: 34985448.                                            https://jbjs.org/reader.php?id=210955&rsuite\_id=3156516&native=1     ...



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January 24, 2022

COVID-19: Current Landscape and Evolving Strategies (with special guest Zain Chagla)

In this episode, Marc and Mo are joined by special guest Zain Chagla, MD (Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Infection Control at McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Hospital) in a timely discussion of the current landscape and evolving strategies related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on the Omicron variant as well as the interface between social media and science.   OrthoJOE Mailbag: feedback, comments, and suggestions from our audience can be sent to [email protected]   Links: Vannabouathong C, Devji T, Ekhtiari S, Chang Y, Phillips SA, Zhu M, Chagla Z, Main C, Bhandari M. Novel Coronavirus COVID-19: Current Evidence and Evolving Strategies. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020 May 6;102(9):734-744. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.20.00396. https://jbjs.org/reader.php?id=206110&rsuite\_id=2387011&native=1&source=The\_Journal\_of\_Bone\_and\_Joint\_Surgery/102/9/734/fulltext&topics=if%2Boe#info   López-Medina E, López P, Hurtado IC, Dávalos DM, Ramirez O, Martínez E, Díazgranados JA, Oñate JM, Chavarriaga H, Herrera S, Parra B, Libreros G, Jaramillo R, Avendaño AC, Toro DF, Torres M, Lesmes MC, Rios CA, Caicedo I. Effect of Ivermectin on Time to Resolution of Symptoms Among Adults With Mild COVID-19: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2021 Apr 13;325(14):1426-1435. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.3071. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33662102/ ...



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January 10, 2022

Marc and Mo’s Editor’s Choices for JBJS and OrthoEvidence

In this episode, Marc and Mo take a look back and discuss their choices for the top 3 most compelling and impactful articles published in JBJS and OrthoEvidence over the past year (or so).   OrthoJOE Mailbag: feedback, comments, and suggestions from our audience can be sent to [email protected]    Links: Scholl E, Bhandari M. Towards Excellence: 12 Habits For A New Year. OrthoEvidence. Article 35. January 3, 2021. https://myorthoevidence.com/Download/24c509b4-1711-4bdf-bf99-6c6464db23c4 Clohisy DR, Yaszemski MJ, Lipman J. Leadership, Communication, and Negotiation Across a Diverse Workforce: An AOA Critical Issues Symposium. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Jun 21;99(12):e60. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.16.00792. https://jbjs.org/reader.php?id=203624&rsuite\_id=1331052&native=1&source=The\_Journal\_of\_Bone\_and\_Joint\_Surgery%2F99%2F12%2Fe60%2Ffulltext#info Scholl E, Bhandari M. Insight on Vaccine Hesitancy. OrthoEvidence. January 16, 2021. Article 30. https://myorthoevidence.com/Insight/Show/53 Tanaka MJ, Oh LS, Martin SD, Berkson EM. Telemedicine in the Era of COVID-19: The Virtual Orthopaedic Examination. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020 Jun 17;102(12):e57. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.20.00609. Erratum in: J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020 Oct 21;102(20):e121. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32341311/ OE – OrthoEvidence. Total versus Hemi-arthroplasty for Displaced Femoral Neck Fracture: Powered by OE M.I.N.D. OE Original. 2021;4(5):4. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/Blog/Show/131 Moosmayer S, Lund G, Seljom US, Haldorsen B, Svege IC, Hennig T, Pripp AH, Smith HJ. At a 10-Year Follow-up, Tendon Repair Is Superior to Physiotherapy in the Treatment of Small and Medium-Sized Rotator Cuff Tears. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Jun 19;101(12):1050-1060. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.01373. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31220021/  ...



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December 20, 2021

Current Evidence in Open Fracture Management, with special guest Gerard Slobogean

In this episode, Marc and Mo are joined by special guest Gerard Slobogean, MD (Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Research, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine) in an insightful conversation on the current issues and challenges related to the treatment of, and research into, open fractures. OrthoJOE Mailbag: feedback, comments, and suggestions from our audience can be sent to [email protected]   Links: Chang Y, Bhandari M, Zhu KL, Mirza RD, Ren M, Kennedy SA, Negm A, Bhatnagar N, Naji FN, Milovanovic L, Fei Y, Agarwal A, Kamran R, Cho SM, Schandelmaier S, Wang L, Jin L, Hu S, Zhao Y, Lopes LC, Wang M, Petrisor B, Ristevski B, Siemieniuk RAC, Guyatt GH. Antibiotic Prophylaxis in the Management of Open Fractures: A Systematic Survey of Current Practice and Recommendations. JBJS Rev. 2019 Feb;7(2):e1. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.RVW.17.00197. PMID: 30724762. https://jbjs.org/reader.php?id=205004&rsuite\_id=1938010&native=1&source=JBJS\_Reviews/7/2/e1/abstract&topics=ta#info Foote CJ, Tornetta P 3rd, Reito A, Al-Hourani K, Schenker M, Bosse M, Coles CP, Bozzo A, Furey A, Leighton R; GOLIATH Investigators. A Reevaluation of the Risk of Infection Based on Time to Debridement in Open Fractures: Results of the GOLIATH Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies and Limited Trial Data. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Feb 3;103(3):265-273. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.20.01103. Erratum in: J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Mar 17;103(6):e25. PMID: 33298796. https://www.jbjs.org/reader.php?id=207441&rsuite\_id=2681010&native=1&topics=ta&source=The\_Journal\_of\_Bone\_and\_Joint\_Surgery%2F103%2F3%2F265%2Ffulltext#content/contributor\_reference\_11 PREP-IT Trial: https://www.prepittrial.com/ Stennett CA, O'Hara NN, Sprague S, Petrisor B, Jeray KJ, Leekha S, Yimgang DP, Joshi M, O'Toole RV, Bhandari M, Slobogean GP; FLOW Investigators. Effect of Extended Prophylactic Antibiotic Duration in the Treatment of Open Fracture Wounds Differs by Level of Contamination. J Orthop Trauma. 2020 Mar;34(3):113-120. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001715. PMID: 32084088; PMCID: PMC8077225. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8077225/ ...



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December 06, 2021

Clavicular Fractures with special guest Michael McKee

In this episode, Marc and Mo are joined by special guest Michael McKee (Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix, past President of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association) in a deep dive into Dr. McKee’s impact on the field of orthopaedics, particularly his role as a leader in establishing multicenter trials focusing on clavicular fractures and his expectations for future research in this area. OrthoJOE Mailbag: feedback, comments, and suggestions from our audience can be sent to [email protected] Links: Canadian Orthopaedic Trauma Society. Nonoperative treatment compared with plate fixation of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures. A multicenter, randomized clinical trial. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Jan;89(1):1-10. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.F.00020. PMID: 17200303. https://jbjs.org/reader.php?id=198776&rsuite\_id=1021775&native=1&source=The\_Journal\_of\_Bone\_and\_Joint\_Surgery/89/1/1/abstract&topics=sh#info McKee RC, Whelan DB, Schemitsch EH, McKee MD. Operative versus nonoperative care of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Apr 18;94(8):675-84. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.J.01364. PMID: 22419410. https://jbjs.org/reader.php?id=201211&rsuite\_id=1146706&native=1&source=The\_Journal\_of\_Bone\_and\_Joint\_Surgery%2F94%2F8%2F675%2Fabstract#info Swiontkowski M. Editor’s Choice: Are We Overtreating Clavicular Fractures? OrthoBuzz, July 9, 2014. https://orthobuzz.jbjs.org/2014/07/09/editors-choice-are-we-overtreating-clavicular-fractures/ ...