Rick W Wright

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a systematic review
    L M Kruse
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8233, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1737-48. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Revision ACL reconstruction outcomes: MOON cohort
    Rick Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63131, USA
    J Knee Surg 24:289-94. 2011
  3. pmc Ipsilateral graft and contralateral ACL rupture at five years or more following ACL reconstruction: a systematic review
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1159-65. 2011
  4. pmc Which preoperative factors, including bone bruise, are associated with knee pain/symptoms at index anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR)? A Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) ACLR Cohort Study
    Warren R Dunn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:1778-87. 2010
  5. pmc Predictors of activity level 2 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR): a Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) ACLR cohort study
    Warren R Dunn
    Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8774, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:2040-50. 2010
  6. pmc Prognosis and predictors of ACL reconstructions using the MOON cohort: a model for comparative effectiveness studies
    Kurt P Spindler
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 4200 Medical Center East, South Tower, 1215 21st Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8774, USA
    J Orthop Res 31:2-9. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament revision reconstruction: two-year results from the MOON cohort
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Knee Surg 20:308-11. 2007
  8. pmc The prognosis and predictors of sports function and activity at minimum 6 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a population cohort study
    Kurt P Spindler
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, 4200 Medical Center East, South Tower, 1215 21st Ave South, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:348-59. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and concomitant articular cartilage injury: incidence and treatment
    Robert H Brophy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Arthroscopy 26:112-20. 2010
  10. pmc A systematic review of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation: part II: open versus closed kinetic chain exercises, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, accelerated rehabilitation, and miscellaneous topics
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Knee Surg 21:225-34. 2008

Detail Information

Publications61

  1. pmc Rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a systematic review
    L M Kruse
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8233, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1737-48. 2012
    ..A large number of clinical trials continue to assess aspects of this rehabilitation process. Prior systematic reviews evaluated fifty-four Level-I and II clinical trials published through 2005...
  2. ncbi request reprint Revision ACL reconstruction outcomes: MOON cohort
    Rick Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63131, USA
    J Knee Surg 24:289-94. 2011
    ..Revision ACL reconstruction resulted in a significantly worse outcome as measured by these patient-based measures at 2 years...
  3. pmc Ipsilateral graft and contralateral ACL rupture at five years or more following ACL reconstruction: a systematic review
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1159-65. 2011
    ..Little evidence exists regarding the intermediate to long-term risk of these events...
  4. pmc Which preoperative factors, including bone bruise, are associated with knee pain/symptoms at index anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR)? A Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) ACLR Cohort Study
    Warren R Dunn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:1778-87. 2010
    ..Increased knee pain at the time of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction may potentially predict more difficult rehabilitation, prolonged recovery, and/or be predictive of increased knee pain at 2 years...
  5. pmc Predictors of activity level 2 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR): a Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) ACLR cohort study
    Warren R Dunn
    Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8774, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:2040-50. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Prognosis and predictors of ACL reconstructions using the MOON cohort: a model for comparative effectiveness studies
    Kurt P Spindler
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 4200 Medical Center East, South Tower, 1215 21st Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8774, USA
    J Orthop Res 31:2-9. 2013
    ..This manuscript summarizes the Kappa Delta Ann Doner Vaughan Award paper and presentation at the 2012 ORS/AAOS Annual Meeting...
  7. ncbi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament revision reconstruction: two-year results from the MOON cohort
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Knee Surg 20:308-11. 2007
  8. pmc The prognosis and predictors of sports function and activity at minimum 6 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a population cohort study
    Kurt P Spindler
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, 4200 Medical Center East, South Tower, 1215 21st Ave South, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:348-59. 2011
    ..The predictors of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) outcome at 6 years as measured by validated patient-based outcome instruments are unknown...
  9. doi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and concomitant articular cartilage injury: incidence and treatment
    Robert H Brophy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Arthroscopy 26:112-20. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to systematically review the literature regarding the incidence of concomitant articular cartilage and ACL injury and the results of combined surgical treatment of these injuries...
  10. pmc A systematic review of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation: part II: open versus closed kinetic chain exercises, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, accelerated rehabilitation, and miscellaneous topics
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Knee Surg 21:225-34. 2008
    ..This part of the article discusses open versus closed kinetic chain exercises, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, accelerated rehabilitation, and miscellaneous topics...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of cigarette smoking on early medial collateral ligament healing in a mouse model
    Corey S Gill
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital, 660 S Euclid Ave, Box 8233, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Orthop Res 24:2141-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that the decreased cellular density and type I collagen expression in the injured ligament of mice exposed to smoke begin to provide a cellular and molecular basis for delayed or deficient early healing in these animals...
  12. pmc Return to play and future ACL injury risk after ACL reconstruction in soccer athletes from the Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) group
    Robert H Brophy
    Dartment of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:2517-22. 2012
    ..There is limited information on outcomes and return to play (RTP) after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) in soccer athletes...
  13. doi request reprint Variability in ACL tunnel placement: observational clinical study of surgeon ACL tunnel variability
    Brian R Wolf
    University of Iowa, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Sports Med 41:1265-73. 2013
    ..Multicenter and multisurgeon cohort studies on anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction are becoming more common. Minimal information exists on intersurgeon and intrasurgeon variability in ACL tunnel placement. Purpose/..
  14. pmc Cross-cultural comparison of patients undergoing ACL reconstruction in the United States and Norway
    Robert A Magnussen
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:98-105. 2010
    ..Surgeons should investigate and consider the characteristics of these cohorts when applying knowledge gleaned from these groups to their own patient populations...
  15. pmc A systematic review of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation: part I: continuous passive motion, early weight bearing, postoperative bracing, and home-based rehabilitation
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Knee Surg 21:217-24. 2008
    ..Topics discussed in this part of the article include continuous passive motion, early weight bearing in motion, postoperative bracing, and home-based rehabilitation...
  16. pmc Success of meniscal repair at anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Charles V Toman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Sports Med 37:1111-5. 2009
    ..The socioeconomic implications of premature arthritis are significant in the young patient population. Investigations and techniques focusing on meniscus preservation and healing are now at the forefront of orthopaedic sports medicine...
  17. pmc Are younger patients undergoing TKAs appropriately characterized as active?
    James A Keeney
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid, CB 8233, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:1210-6. 2014
    ..Patient age (≤ 55 years) and preoperative diagnosis have been used to define this patient group, with the presumption that these patients are more active than older patients with similar indications for TKA...
  18. doi request reprint Arthroscopic agreement among surgeons on anterior cruciate ligament tunnel placement
    Mark O McConkey
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:2737-46. 2012
    ..Little is known about surgeon agreement and accuracy using arthroscopic evaluation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tunnel positioning...
  19. pmc Outcome of revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a systematic review
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 1 Barnes Hospital Plaza, Suite 11300 West Pavilion, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:531-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to test the hypothesis that the outcome of revision ACL reconstruction compares unfavorably with the historical outcome of primary ACL reconstruction...
  20. ncbi request reprint Shoulder outcomes measures
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 18:436-44. 2010
    ..Combining a general health outcome measure, a general shoulder measure, a disease- or condition-specific shoulder measure, and an activity measure allows for broad patient assessment...
  21. doi request reprint Relation between anterior cruciate ligament graft obliquity and knee laxity in elite athletes at the National Football League combine
    Nathan A Mall
    Department of Orthopedics, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, U S A
    Arthroscopy 28:1104-13. 2012
    ..The purposes of this study were to determine the incidence of vertical anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions in elite athletes and to determine whether graft obliquity correlates with knee stability in this population...
  22. doi request reprint Multi-investigator collaboration in orthopaedic surgery research compared to other medical fields
    Robert H Brophy
    Washington University School of Medicine, Chesterfield, MO 63017, USA
    J Orthop Res 30:1523-8. 2012
    ..These efforts can be supported through increased funding, surgeon participation, and appropriate expansion of authorship for multicenter studies in orthopaedic journals...
  23. pmc Association between previous meniscal surgery and the incidence of chondral lesions at revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Robert H Brophy
    Washington University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:808-14. 2012
    ..Knees undergoing revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction typically have more intra-articular injuries than do knees undergoing primary reconstruction...
  24. pmc Reliability of various observers in determining common radiographic parameters of adult hip structural anatomy
    John C Carlisle
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 31:52-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the interobserver and intraobserver reliability of various musculoskeletal physicians in performing selected measurements of adult structural hip anatomy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk of tearing the intact anterior cruciate ligament in the contralateral knee and rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament graft during the first 2 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective MOON cohort study
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1131-4. 2007
    ..Clinicians have hypothesized that the opposite normal knee is at equal or increased risk compared with the risk of anterior cruciate ligament graft rupture in the operated knee...
  26. pmc Intra-articular findings in primary and revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery: a comparison of the MOON and MARS study groups
    James R Borchers
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:1889-93. 2011
    ..It is unclear if there is a significant difference between intra-articular injuries at the time of a primary ACL reconstruction compared with revision ACL reconstruction...
  27. doi request reprint Correlation between magnetic resonance imaging and clinical outcomes after cartilage repair surgery in the knee: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andrew J Blackman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University, Chesterfield, MO 63017, USA
    Am J Sports Med 41:1426-34. 2013
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is often used to assess cartilage after surgical repair. The correlation between MRI and clinical outcomes is not well understood...
  28. doi request reprint Spine and axial skeleton injuries in the National Football League
    Nathan A Mall
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:1755-61. 2012
    ..The majority of previous literature focusing on spinal injuries in American football players is centered around catastrophic injuries; however, this may underestimate the true number of these injuries in this athletic cohort...
  29. doi request reprint Radiographic findings of femoroacetabular impingement in National Football League Combine athletes undergoing radiographs for previous hip or groin pain
    Jeffrey J Nepple
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Arthroscopy 28:1396-403. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of radiographic findings of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) in elite football players with a history of hip pain or groin injury who underwent radiographs...
  30. doi request reprint Full-thickness knee articular cartilage defects in national football league combine athletes undergoing magnetic resonance imaging: prevalence, location, and association with previous surgery
    Jeffrey J Nepple
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, U S A
    Arthroscopy 28:798-806. 2012
    ....
  31. pmc Upper extremity-specific measures of disability and outcomes in orthopaedic surgery
    Matthew V Smith
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 14532 South Outer Forty Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63017, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:277-85. 2012
    ..Joint and disease-specific outcome measures have been developed for the shoulder, the elbow, and the wrist and hand. Many of these measures would benefit from further research into their validity, reliability, and optimal applicability...
  32. doi request reprint Sport-specific outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Stephen J Warner
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Arthroscopy 27:1129-34. 2011
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to assess sport-specific outcomes after ACL reconstruction in the literature...
  33. doi request reprint Lower extremity-specific measures of disability and outcomes in orthopaedic surgery
    Matthew V Smith
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 14532 South Outer Forty Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63017, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:468-77. 2012
    ..General health measures and activity level scores should be included in outcome assessments after treatment for orthopaedic conditions...
  34. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome at a minimum of five years after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament
    Kurt P Spindler
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8774, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1673-9. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that patient demographics, mechanism of injury, and intra-articular injuries and their treatment are factors associated with function five years after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bracing after ACL reconstruction: a systematic review
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 455:162-8. 2007
    ..We found no evidence that pain, range of motion, graft stability, or protection from subsequent injury were affected by brace use, thus supporting our hypothesis...
  36. pmc Meniscal repair outcomes at greater than five years: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Jeffrey J Nepple
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza, West Pavilion 1130, St Louis, MO 63010, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:2222-7. 2012
    ..Failure of the meniscal repair can occur several years postoperatively. Limited evidence on the long-term outcomes of meniscal repair exists...
  37. ncbi request reprint Smoking delays chondrogenesis in a mouse model of closed tibial fracture healing
    Hossam B El-Zawawy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8233, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Orthop Res 24:2150-8. 2006
    ..This study represents, to our knowledge, the first analysis of molecular and cellular mechanisms of healing in a smoking mouse fracture model...
  38. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of the knee in children and adolescents. Its role in clinical decision-making
    Scott J Luhmann
    St Louis Children s Hospital, One Children s Place, Suite 4S20, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:497-502. 2005
    ....
  39. pmc The duration of symptoms does not correlate with rotator cuff tear severity or other patient-related features: a cross-sectional study of patients with atraumatic, full-thickness rotator cuff tears
    Kenneth P Unruh
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 23:1052-8. 2014
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Patient compliance with clinical follow-up after total joint arthroplasty
    John C Clohisy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Barnes Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, One Barnes Hospital Plaza, Suite 11300 West Pavilion, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1848-54. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate patient compliance with early clinical follow-up after total hip arthroplasty or total knee arthroplasty...
  41. ncbi request reprint Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction: a systematic review
    Derek B Purcell
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 455:72-7. 2007
    ..The most common complications were associated with the ulnar nerve. Transition to the muscle-splitting approach has decreased the occurrence of these complications. Areas for future research are also discussed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Knee injury outcomes measures
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 17:31-9. 2009
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Total knee arthroplasty: factors associated with patient compliance with followup
    Alexander Aleem
    Department of Orthpaedic Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 20:182-7. 2011
    ..Inclusion of a 6-month visit may improve 1-year followup, but 2-year followup remained low...
  44. pmc What is the evidence for total knee arthroplasty in young patients?: a systematic review of the literature
    James A Keeney
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8233, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:574-83. 2011
    ..TKA is commonly performed to treat advanced inflammatory and degenerative knee arthritis. With increasing use in younger patients, it is important to define the best practices to enhance clinical performance and implant longevity...
  45. doi request reprint Femoral nerve block use in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery
    Nathan A Mall
    Department of Orthopedics, Washington University Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Arthroscopy 26:404-16. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether femoral nerve blocks (FNBs) provide patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction greater pain relief or other benefits compared with more standard pain medication regimens...
  46. ncbi request reprint Significance of the arthroscopic meniscal flounce sign: a prospective study
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:242-4. 2007
    ..The meniscal flounce sign is a fold in the free, nonanchored inner edge of the medial meniscus that can be noted during routine arthroscopy of the knee...
  47. ncbi request reprint Interobserver agreement in the classification of rotator cuff tears
    John E Kuhn
    Division of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:437-41. 2007
    ..Six classification systems have been proposed for describing rotator cuff tears designed to help understand their natural history and make treatment decisions...
  48. doi request reprint Vascular anatomy of the tibiofibular syndesmosis
    Kathleen E McKeon
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, One Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza, Suite 11300 West Pavilion, Campus Box 8233, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:931-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the vascular supply to the tibiofibular syndesmosis with use of a method of chemical debridement of cadaveric specimens...
  49. ncbi request reprint Troublesome stress fractures of the foot and ankle
    Ryan C Chen
    Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    Sports Med Arthrosc 14:246-51. 2006
    ..Although many of these injuries may be managed symptomatically, certain types of stress fractures are at higher risk for delayed union, nonunion, or refracture without aggressive immobilization or surgical fixation...
  50. ncbi request reprint Symposium integrating evidence-based medicine into clinical practice
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital, One Barnes Jewish Plaza, Suite 11300, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:199-205. 2007
  51. ncbi request reprint Ease of tying arthroscopic knots
    Keith M Baumgarten
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:438-42. 2007
    ..Novice surgeons should consider using the Revo knot when developing their arthroscopic knot-tying skills. Once they have mastered this knot, they can consider adding more difficult knots to their repertoire...
  52. ncbi request reprint Radiographs are not useful in detecting arthroscopically confirmed mild chondral damage
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 442:245-51. 2006
    ..See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  53. ncbi request reprint Injuries to kickers in American football: the National Football League experience
    Robert H Brophy
    Sports Medicine Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:1166-73. 2010
    ..Very little information is available regarding the incidence, causative mechanisms, and expected duration of time lost after injuries to kickers (placekickers and punters) in American football...
  54. doi request reprint Positional compression of the axillary artery causing upper extremity thrombosis and embolism in the elite overhead throwing athlete
    Yazan M Duwayri
    Department of Surgery Section of Vascular Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1329-40. 2011
    ..To describe the spectrum of axillary artery pathology seen in high-performance overhead athletes and the outcomes of current treatment...
  55. doi request reprint Cost analysis of converting from single-bundle to double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Robert H Brophy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63017, USA
    Am J Sports Med 37:683-7. 2009
    ..In the current healthcare environment, the potential economic implications of widespread conversion to a double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction are an important consideration...
  56. ncbi request reprint How to write a systematic review
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Barnes Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 455:23-9. 2007
    ..Systematic reviews conducted in this fashion can be used as a higher form of current concepts or as review articles and replace the traditional expert opinion narrative review...
  57. ncbi request reprint Metatarsal shaft fractures and fractures of the proximal fifth metatarsal
    Gary B Fetzer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University, School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Sports Med 25:139-50, x. 2006
    ..The authors' current treatment for this fracture includes the option of intramedullary fixation versus cast immobilization...
  58. ncbi request reprint Knee sports injury outcome measures
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Knee Surg 18:69-72. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint Medial collateral ligament healing in macrophage metalloelastase (MMP-12)-deficient mice
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Orthop Res 24:2106-13. 2006
    ..05 by Tukey post hoc test). We conclude MME is important in the multifactorial cascade of knee MCL injury healing, showing significant differences in both the early inflammatory and in the matrix tissue synthesis phases...
  60. pmc Periacetabular osteotomy: a systematic literature review
    John C Clohisy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, One Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza, Suite 11300 West Pavilion, Campus Box 8233, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2041-52. 2009
    ..These data indicate periacetabular osteotomy provides pain relief and improved hip function in most patients over short- to midterm followup. The current evidence is primarily Level IV...
  61. ncbi request reprint Radiographic findings in the shoulder and elbow of Major League Baseball pitchers
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1839-43. 2007
    ..The relationship of these findings to future injury and to time lost from play has not been identified...