NJOI Research Publications

NJOI Research Publications
NJOI Research Publications

Recent Studies from Dr. Scillia

Microfracture Surgery and Your Return to Sports

  • Microfracture surgery is very common for athletes, especially at the college and professional levels, due to the physically demanding nature of their careers (Damaged cartilage in athletes is no surprise due to the amount of stress placed on the knee joint). Notable athletes such as Jason Kidd & Greg Oden have undergone the procedure, which is considered one of the least invasive cartilage procedure that allows for the return to sports and activities.

Pediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review of Transphyseal Versus Physeal-Sparing Techniques.

  • Typically, children who have ACL reconstructions can have it using two different techniques- going through the growth plate or around the growth plate.  How much growing a child has left to do is what determines the technique of choice. Each technique has some concerns, more specifically the potential of growth disturbances or requiring a revision.  Our review of the literature and the outcomes of patients following ACL reconstruction using each of these techniques showed no differences in graft survival or complication rates.

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries in Baseball Players.

Inpatient Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the United States: A Nationwide Database Study From 1998 to 2010.

Inpatient Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the United States: A Nationwide Database Study From 1998 to 2010.

Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction

Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy for Meniscal Tears

The Role of Ultrasound-Guided Injections in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine: Upper Extremity

Return to Play After Chondroplasty of the Knee in National Football League Athletes

Return to Play Following Metacarpal Fractures in Football Players

Sexual Activity After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Systemic Review of the Outcomes.

Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Demographics, Incidence, and Complications-A Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database Study.

  •  Total shoulder replacment has become a more common procedure over the past decade.  We confirmed this by looking at national database that analyzed all patients who were admitted to hospitals for this procedure.  The complication rate was found to be quite low and the length-of-stay for this operation has decreased dramatically over the past 13 years.

Recent Studies from Dr. Festa

Visualization of the Extra-Articular Portion of the Long Head of the Biceps Tendon During Intra-Articular Shoulder Arthroscopy.

Pectoralis major rupture in a 49-year-old woman.


Recent Studies from Dr. McInerney

Do various factors affect the frequency of manipulation under anesthesia after primary total knee arthroplasty?

How to deal with recalled prosthetic devices.

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