James D McDermott

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BACKGROUND Nonsurgical management of de Quervain's tenosynovitis often includes corticosteroid injections. If the injection does not enter the compartment, or all subcompartments, response to the injection is variable. To ensure proper location of injections we evaluated the role of ultrasound. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES We determined (1) the incidence of two or(More)
This study evaluated inpatient cruciate ligament reconstruction in the United States during a 13-year period. The Nationwide Inpatient Sample database was used to identify inpatient cruciate ligament reconstructions performed from 1998 to 2010. National trends in incidence, patient demographics, perioperative complications, length of stay, and total(More)
With a steady increase in the demand for primary and revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA), any potential reduction in the number of failures can be a topic of significant clinical importance. Patient-specific instrumentation (PSI) is introduced to potentially achieve more reproducible alignment with reduced outliers by creating more accurate and(More)
Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM) has been demonstrated to be effective when performed in the appropriately indicated patient. However, a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) questioned whether or not the procedure actually had any clinical benefit whatsoever. Despite being a prospective, Level 1, randomized study,(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the outcomes of primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) in super-obese patients compared to a cohort who had a normal body mass index (BMI). Twenty patients (23 hips) who had a minimum BMI of 50 kg/m2 who underwent a primary THA between 2001 and 2010 were reviewed. They had a mean age of 50 years and follow-up of 36(More)
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