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Foreward James D. Heckman, MD Introduction Chapter on Evidence Based Orthopaedics James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC Section I Spinal Topics 1: Should acute spinal cord injured patients receive steroids? Steven Casha, MD, PhD, FRCSC John Hurlbert, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS 2: Should patients undergoing decompression for a Grade 1 degenerative spondylolisthesis also have an instrumented fusion? Eric Francke, MD Harry Herkowitz 3: Vertebral Augmentation, the Literature in Support of Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty Isador Lieberman, MD, MBA, FRCS Krzysztof Siemionow, MD 4: What is the ideal surgical treatment for an adult patient with a lytic spondylolisthesis? Joel Finkelstein, MD, FRCSC 5: What is the optimal treatment for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis? Albert Yee, MD, MSc, FRCSC 6: What is the optimal treatment for thoracolumbar burst fractures? Marcel Dvorak Charles G. Fisher, MD, MHSc, FRCSC 7: Is neuromonitoring beneficial during spinal surgery? Michael Fehlings Julio Furlan, MD, MBA, PhD Michael Kelleher 8: What is the optimal method of managing a patient with cervical myelopathy? Masahiko Akiyama, MD, DMSC Howard Ginsberg, BASc, MD, PhD, FRCSC 9: Do Bone Morphogenic Proteins Improve Spinal Fusion? Sam Bederman, MD, MSc, FRCSC Raja Rampersaud, MD, FRCSC Section II Upper Extremity Topics 10: What is the best surgical management for cubital tunnel syndrome? Steven J. McCabe, MD, MSc 11: What is the best treatment for displaced fractures of the distal radius? Neal Chen, MD Jesse B. Jupiter, MD 12: What is the best surgical treatment for early degenerative osteoarthritis of the wrist? Greg A. Merrell, MD Arnold-Peter C. Weiss, MD 13: What is the best treatment for acute injuries of the scapholunate ligament? Paul Binhammer, MSc, MD, FRCSC 14: What is the best method of rehabilitation after flexor tendon repair in zone II, passive mobilization or early active motion? What is the best suture configuration for repair of flexor tendon lacerations? Kyle Mitsunaga Robert M. Szabo 15: What is the best management of digital triggering? Christine Cheng, MD, MPH 16: What is the evidence for a cause and effect linkage between occupational hand use and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome? Isam Atroshi, MD, PhD 17: What are the best diagnostic criteria for reflex sympathetic dystrophy? Kevin Chung, MD, MS Ahmer Ghori, BS 18: Optimal Treatement of Displaced Mid-Shaft Clavicle Fractures Michael D. McKee, MD, FRCS(C) 19: What is the best surgical treatment for rotator cuff arthropathy? Bob Hawkins, MD, FRCSC 20: What is the best treatment for proximal humeral fractures? What are the main determinants of outcome after arthroplasty? Jason Hurd, MD Joseph Zuckerman, MD 21: What are the best diagnostic criteria for lateral epicondylitis? Connie Lebrun 22: What are the indications for surgery and what is the best surgical treatment for chronic lateral epicondylitis? Philippe Grondin, MD, FRCSC Bill Regan, MD, FRCSC 23: What is the optimal rehabilitative approach to post-traumatic elbow stiffness? Joy MacDermid, PT, PhD 24: Paediatric Fracture Prevention Andrew Howard, MD, MSc, FRCSC Section III Pediatric Topics 25: What is the best treatment for wrist Fractures? Robert D. Galpin, MD, FRCSC 26: What is the best treatment for forearm fractures? Rebecca Carl, MD Kenneth Noonan, MD 27: Elbow Fractures in Children Andrew Howard, MD, MSc, FRCSC 28: What is the best treatment for femoral fractures? John M. Flynn, MD Jennifer Goebel 29: What is the best treatment for growth plate injuries? Tim Theologis, MD, MSc, PhD, FRCS Andrew Wainwright, BSc (Hons), MB, ChB, FRCS (Tr & Orth) 30: How do you best diagnose septic arthritis of the hip? Mininder Kocher, MD, MPH 31: What is the best treatment for ACL injuries in the skeletally immature? R. Baxter Willis 32: What is the optimal treatment for slipped capital femoral epiphysis? Randall Loder 33: The Best Treatment for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: What do Current Systematic Reviews Tell Us? Lori Dolan, PhD Stuart Weinstein, MD 34: Interventions for Ambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy Unni Narayanan 35: What is the best treatment for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip? Andreas Roposch, MD, MSc, FRCS 36: What is the best treatment for idiopathic club foot? Frederick Dietz 37: What is the optimal treatment for spine and hip in myelomenigocele? Luciano Dias, MD Vineeta T. Swaroop, MD 38: The Treatment of Malignant Bone Tumors in Children Abha A. Gupta, MD, MSC, FRCPC Sevan Hopyan, MD, PhD, FRCSC 39: What is the best bone cyst treatment? Suzanne Yandow-Shomaker, MD 40: Legg-Calve Perthes: The Evidence for Treatment John Anthony Herring, MD 41: Hip Displacement in Cerebal Palsy Tim Theologis, MD, MSc, PhD, FRCS Andrew Wainwright, BSc (Hons), MB, ChB, FRCS (Tr & Orth) 42: Open Fractures: What is the Best Treatment? Donald Weber, MD, BSc, FRCSC 43: Muscular Dystrophy Ben Alman Shahyar Noordin Section IV Trauma Topics 44: Mangled Extremity: Are Scoring Systems Useful for Deciding When to Salvage and When to Amputate? David W. Sanders, MD, MSc, FRCSc 45: The Timing of Prophylactic Stabilization of Osseous Metastases David John Garth Stephen, MD, FRCS(C) 46: Splinting For Comfort: Is it Useful or a Waste of Time? Hans Kreder, MD, MPH, FRCSC 47A: How Does Healthcare Delivery Affect Outcome? Iris Weller, PhD 47B: How Does Surgeon and Hospital Volume Affect Outcome? Hans Kreder, MD, MPH, FRCSC 48A: Are Bone Substitutes Useful in the Treatment and Prevention of Nonunions of the Tibia and in the Management of Subchondral Voids? Mohit Bhandari, MD, MSc, FRCSC Ross K. Leighton, MD, FRCSC, FACS Thomas A. Russell, MD Kelly Trask, MSc 48B: Fracture Healing: How Strong is the Effect of Smoking on Bone Healing? Michael D. McKee, MD, FRCS(C) 49A: Heterotopic Ossification Prevention & Treatment: What is the best way to prevent heterotopic ossification following acetabular fracture fixation? Heidi Israel, PhD Berton R. Moed, MD 49B: Heterotopic Ossification Prevention & Treatment: When is it Safe to Excise HO? Terry S. Axelrod, MD, MSc, FRCSC 50: Damage Control Trauma Care: Does it Save lives or Make No Difference? Peter J. O'Brien, MD, FRCSC 51: Humerus Shaft Fractures: What is the Best Treatment? Greg Berry, MD 52: Supracondylar Humerus Fractures: Is Open Reduction and External Fixation or Primary Total Elbow Arthroplasty Better in Poor Quality Bone? Michael D. McKee, MD, FRCS(C) 53: How does delay to definitive fixation affect outcome for pelvic and acetabular fractures? Hans Kreder, MD, MPH, FRCSC David John Garth Stephen, MD, FRCS(C) 54: How Does Delay to Reduction Affect AVN Rate for a Hip Dislocation? Paul Kuzyk, BSc, MD Emil H. Schemitsch, MD, FRCSC 55A: Combined fractures of the hip and femoral shaft: What is the best treatment method? Paul Kuzyk, BSc, MD Emil H. Schemitsch, MD, FRCSC 55B: Femoral Neck Fractures: When Should a Displaced Subcapital fracture be replaced versus fixed? Mohit Bhandari, MD, MSc, FRCSC 56: Intracapsular Femoral Neck Fracture: How does delay in surgery affect complication rate? Paul Kuzyk, BSc, MD Emil H. Schemitsch, MD, FRCSC 57: Is a Nail or Plate Better for Femoral Subtrochanteric Fractures? Allan S. L. Liew, MD, FRCSC 58: Femoral Shaft Fractures: What is the Best Treatment? Mohit Bhandari, MD, MSc, FRCSC Rudolph Poolman, MD, PhD 59: Is Locking a Plate or Nail Better for Supracondylar Femur Fractures? Ross K. Leighton, MD, FRCSC, FACS Kelly Trask, MSc 60A: What is the relationship between malunion and function for lower extremity and diaphyseal Fractures? Brad Petrisor 60B: Tibial Diaphyseal Fractures: What is the Best Treatment? Piotr A. Blachut, MD, FRCSC Nader Helmy, MD 61: What is the Best Treatment for Tibal Pilon Fractures? P.V. Fearon B.Sc., MB, FRCS Peter J. O'Brien, MD, FRCSC Section V Foot and Ankle Topics 62: What is the best treatment for plantar fasciitis? Caleb Behrend, MS Nelson Fong SooHoo, MD 63: What is the best treatment for posterior tibial tendonitis Sheldon S. Lin, MD Stephen Pinney, MD, FRCSC Praveen Yalamanchili, MD 64: What is the best treatment for Achilles tendon rupture? Mark Glazebrook 65: What is the best treatment for end stage ankle arthritis? Tim Daniels, MD, FRCSC Mohamed Maged Mokimer Mohamed, FRCS, Tr&Orth, MCh, Orth Liverpool 66: What is the best treatment for ankle osteochondral lesions? Andre Leumann, MD Victor Valderrabano, MD, PhD 67: What is the best treatment for end stage hallux rigidus? Johnny Tak Choy Lau, MD, MSc, FRCSC 68: What is the best treatment for hallux valgus? Mark E. Easley, MD John S. Reach, MD, MSc Hans-Joerg Trnka 69: What is the best treatment for a Charcot foot and ankle? Lew Schon, MD Meena Shatby, MD 70: What is the best treatment for displaced intra-articular calcaneus fractures? Richard Buckley 71: What is the best treatment for displaced talar neck fractures? Christopher P. Chiodo, MD Nicole L. Fetter, MD 72: What is the best treatment for a Lisfranc fracture dislocation? Dominic Carreira, MD Mark S. Myerson, MD 73: What's the best treatment for recurrent ankle instability? Alastair Younger, MB, ChB, ChM, MSc, FRCSC Section VI Arthroplasty Topics 74: Regional Anesthesia: Is it Worth the Effort? Ricky Brull, MD, FRCPC Vincent Chan, MD, FRCPC Arun Prasad, MBBS, DA, FRCA 75: What Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis is Best in Joint Replacement Surgery? Erik L. Yeo, MD, FACP, FRCPC 76: Blood Conservation for Total Joint Arthroplasty, That Works Stuart Andrew McCluskey, MD, PhD, FRCPC Atul Prabhu, FRCA 77: What is the Role of Antibiotic Cement in Total Joint Arthroplasty? J. Roderick Davey, MD, FRCSC Rajiv Gandhi, MD, FRCSC 78: THR: Hybrid vs. Uncemented THR; Which is Better Thomas E. Brown, MD Mark McCarthy, MSI William Mihalko, MD, PhD Quanjun Qui, MD, MS Khaled Saleh, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS 79: Which New Bearing Surface Should be Used- XLPE vs. Metal on Metal vs. Ceramic on Ceramic? Richard Andrew Hocking, BSc(Med), MBBS(Hons), FRACS Steve MacDonald, MD, FRCSC 80: Facts Vs. Fiction of Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Surgery David Backstein, MD, Med, FRCSC 81: What is the Role for Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty? Kursat Barin, M.Sc. Peter Faris, Ph.D. Jim Powell, MD, FRCSC 82: When to Consider Doing a Unicompartment TKR? Michael J. Dunbar MD, FRCSC, PhD 83: Should you Save or Substitute the Posterior Cruciate Ligament in TKR? Paul Kuzyk, BSc, MD Emil Schemitsch, MO, FRCSC 84: Should the Patella be Resurfaced in TKR? Don Garbuz Raphael C. Y. Hau, MBBS, FRACS Bassam Masri, MD, FRCSC 85: What is the Role of Computer Navigation in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty? Rajiv Gandhi, MD, FRCSC Nizar N. Mahomed, MD, ScD, FRCSC 86: How Do You Make a Diagnosis of an Infected Arthroplasty? Don Garbuz Bassam Masri, MD, FRCSC Alexander Siegmeth, MD, FRCS (Tr&Ortho) Section VII Sports Medicine Topics 87: Are Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries Preventable? Warren Dunn, MD, MPH 88: Autograft choice in ACL Reconstruction: Patellar tendon versus hamstring tendon Nick Mohtadi Daniel Whelan, MD, MSc, FRCSC 89: Is There a Role for Arthroscopy in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis? Christopher C. Dodson, MD Bob Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC 90: Identifying effective therapies for anterior knee pain Jenny McConnell 91: What is the Best Treatment for chondral Defects in the Knee? Andreas Gomoll MD Tom Minas, MD, MS 92: Multi-ligament Knee Injury: Acute versus Delayed Surgical Reconstruction Dianne Bryant, MSc, PhD Bob Giffin Jacquelyn Marsh, BHSc Lyndsay Somerville, MSc, PhD (cand.) 93: Should first time shoulder dislocators be surgically stabilized? Daniel Whelan, MD, MSc, FRCSC 94: Open versus Arthroscopic Repair for Shoulder Instability: A Review of Outcomes Robert Litchfield, MD, FRCSC Fintan Shannon, MD 95: Is Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Superior? Richard M. Holtby, MB, BS, FRCSC Shashank Misra
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Orthopedics -- Miscellanea.
Orthopedic Procedures -- methods.
Evidence-Based Medicine -- methods.