Julie T Davis

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BACKGROUND Increased pitch counts have been linked to increased complaints of shoulder and elbow pain in youth baseball pitchers. Improper pitching mechanics have not been shown to adversely affect the upper extremity in youth pitchers. HYPOTHESIS The correct performance of 5 biomechanical pitching parameters correlates with lower humeral internal(More)
Tailoring the use of screening colonoscopy based on the risk of advanced colorectal neoplasia (ACN) could optimize the cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. Our goal was to assess the accuracy of the Your Disease Risk (YDR) CRC risk index for stratifying average risk patients into low- versus intermediate/high-risk categories for ACN. The(More)
BACKGROUND There are no validated outcome measures consistently used in the literature to report results of ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in overhead athletes. HYPOTHESIS The Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic Overhead Athlete Shoulder and Elbow score (KJOC score) will correlate with other validated scores for upper extremity assessment but will be(More)
Because of the microscopic features of the affected leaflets in mitral valve prolapse (MVP), myxoid degeneration of the valve is a common pathologic designation applied to this condition. We undertook this study as a means of gaining an insight into the occurrence and prevalence of extravalvular cardiac alterations in hearts with severe MVP. Tissues of 24(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to quantify the distance of dual direct lateral (posterolateral radiocapitellar) arthroscopic portals to the lateral ligamentous structures and to report the percentage of capitellum accessible through these portals. METHODS Arthroscopy was performed on 10 fresh-frozen cadaveric elbows via a standard 6-portal(More)
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