Discoveries 2018

Discoveries 2018 issue, a publication of the University of Washington Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. 

  • Foreword
  • From The Assistant Editors: The Modern Art of Musculoskeletal Research, Education, and Clinical Care
  • 2018 Distinguished Alumnus, David J. Belfie, MD
  • New Faculty
  • Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Faculty
  • Visiting Lecturers



1. Validation of a Rabbit Model of Trauma-Induced Heterotopic Ossification
Brandon J. Ausk, PhD, Philippe Huber, BS, Ted S. Gross, PhD, Reza Firoozabadi, MD, MA, and Steven D. Bain, PhD

2. Schwartz Rounds™ at the University of Washington Hospitals 
Michael J. Goldberg, MD

3. Should Explants Be Cultured at Revision Shoulder Arthroplasty?
Jason E. Hsu, MD, Davin Gong, BS, and Frederick A. Matsen III, MD

4. Fusiform Swelling Does Not Distinguish Acute Pyogenic Flexor Tenosynovitis from Other Infections of the Finger, But Plain X-Rays Might Help
Anthony Yi, MD, Colin D. Kennedy, MD, Benjamin Chia, MD, and Stephen A. Kennedy, MD, FRCSC

5. Local Weather is Associated with Rates of Online Searches for Knee Pain Symptoms
Scott Telfer, EngD

6. The Novel Semilunar Pulley Orthosis (SPOrt) Decreases Flexor Tendon-Phalanx Distance in Climbers with Chronic A2 Pulley Ruptures
Kate D. Bellevue, MD, Christopher H. Allan, MD, and Winston J. Warme, MD

7. ESET Histone Methyltransferase is Essential to the Development of Synovial Joints
Liu Yang, PhD, Colin J. Teteak, MD, and Howard A. Chansky, MD

8. The Use of Microsoft Kinect™ for Assessing Readiness of Return to Sport and Injury Risk Exercises: A Validation Study
C. Cody Tipton, MD, Scott Telfer, EngD, Arien L. Cherones, BS, Albert O. Gee, MD, and Christopher Y. Kweon, MD

9. Smooth Reamer Impaction Autografting for Total Hip Arthroplasty in the Setting of Acetabular Protrusio
Noah Paisner, Nathan W. Summers, PA-C, and Adam A. Sassoon, MD, MS

10. Diabetes Alters Collagen Cross-Linking in Tendon
David M. Hudson, PhD, Marilyn Archer, BS, Karen B. King, PhD, and David R. Eyre, PhD

11. MicroCT-Based Phenomics in the Zebrafish Skeleton Reveals Virtues of Deep Phenotyping in a Distributed Organ System
Matthew Hur, Charlotte A. Gistelinck, Philippe Huber, BS, Jane Lee, Marjorie H. Thompson, Adrian T. Monstad-Rios, Claire J. Watson, PhD, Sarah K. McMenamin, PhD, Andy Willaert, PhD, David M. Parichy, PhD, Paul Coucke, PhD, and Ronald Y. Kwon, PhD

12. Tranexamic Acid with Limited Use Tourniquet in Total Knee Arthroplasty
Avrey Novak, Noah Paisner,  Nathan W. Summers, PA-C, Katie Moore, ARNP, Navin Fernando, MD, Seth S. Leopold, MD, and Adam A. Sassoon, MD, MS

13. Are We Obtaining Too Many Cervical CTs in Pediatric Trauma to Evaluate for a Subaxial Injury?
David Gendelberg, MD, Amy Cizik, PhD, MPH, Quynh Nguyen, PA-C, Richard J. Bransford, MD, Carlo Bellabarba, MDCM, and Haitao Zhou, MD

14. Preoperative Chlorhexidine Showers Can Lower the Skin Levels of Coagulase-Negative Staphylococcus But Not Propionibacterium
Jason E. Hsu, MD, Davin Gong, BS, Stacy M. Russ, BA, Anastasia Whitson, BA, and Frederick A. Matsen III, MD


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