Justin Lane Hodgins

Learn More
BACKGROUND The current paradigm of arthroscopic training lacks objective evaluation of technical ability and its adequacy is concerning given the accelerating complexity of the field. To combat insufficiencies, emphasis is shifting towards skill acquisition outside the operating room and sophisticated assessment tools. We reviewed (1) the validity of(More)
The focus of political and public attention on health care costs has created pressures on hospitals to devise effective methods to decrease costs and still maintain excellent medical care. After identifying four medical specialty services in a unit of a tertiary-care hospital where lengths of stay were excessive, even when the average severity of the(More)
BACKGROUND Despite an increase in the prevalence of medial ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction of the elbow in professional baseball and popularity within the media, there are no population-based studies examining the incidence of UCL reconstruction. PURPOSE To examine the epidemiological trends of UCL reconstruction on a statewide level over a(More)
1 This open-access article is published and distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivatives License which permits the noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction of the article in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. You may not alter, transform, or build upon this article without the(More)
Evidence based medicine (EBM) is an expanding field that combines clinical intuition with the best available evidence in clinical decision making. The shift to evidence based rationale encourages educating future physicians to formulate appropriate research questions and develop critical appraisal skills that are needed to practice EBM. This article(More)
PURPOSE To assess orthopaedic trainees performing diagnostic knee arthroscopies and evaluate procedural competence using a novel statistical method, the Cumulative Summation Test for Learning Curve (LC-CUSUM). METHODS Twenty orthopaedic trainees in postgraduate year (PGY) 1 through 5 performed diagnostic knee arthroscopy and were evaluated(More)
PURPOSE To provide a detailed account of the location of the long head of the biceps (LHB) tenodesis tunnels using an all-arthroscopic suprapectoral technique in a prospective group of patients. These patients were then compared with a retrospective group of open subpectoral tenodesis patients of similar characteristics. METHODS Postoperative radiographs(More)
  • 1