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1. Shoulder Arthroplasty Utilization Based on Race - Are Black Patients Underrepresented?

Jeffrey D. Tompson; Usman A. Syed; Eric M. Padegimas; Joseph A. Abboud

Volume 7, Issue 6 , November 2019, , Pages 484-492

Abstract
  Background: This study aimed to analyze national and institutional trends in shoulder arthroplasty utilization basedon patient race.Methods: The Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) was employed to determine racial trends in shoulder arthroplastyutilization at a national level. An institutional database ...  Read More

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2. Comparison of Asymmetric Reaming versus a Posteriorly Augmented Component for Posterior Glenoid Wear and Retroversion: A Radiographic Study

Jia-Wei Kevin Ko; Usman Ali Syed; Jonathan D. Barlow; Scott Paxton; Bryan J. Loeffler; Ocean Thakar; Grant Jamgochian; Joseph Abboud; Charles L. Getz; Gerald R. Williams

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 307-313

Abstract
  Background: Managing posterior glenoid wear and retroversion remains a challenge in shoulder arthroplasty.Correcting glenoid version through asymmetric reaming (AR) with placement of a standard glenoid component and theuse of posteriorly augmented glenoid (PAG) components are two methods used to address ...  Read More

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3. Reconstruction of Acute Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Dislocations with or without Tendon Graft: a Retrospective Comparative Study

Brian K. Lee; Grant C. Jamgochian; Usman Ali M. Syed; Charles L. Getz; Christopher C. Dodson; Surena Namdari; Matthew L. Ramsey; Gerald R. Williams; Joseph A. Abboud; Mark D. Lazarus

Volume 7, Issue 3 , May 2019, , Pages 239-245

Abstract
  Background: Reconstructions of acute acromioclavicular (AC) dislocations have been thought to result in superioroutcomes than chronic dislocations. The use of tendon graft in reconstructions has demonstrated favorablebiomechanical properties. To determine whether utilizing tendon graft during repair ...  Read More

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4. Physician Rating Websites: an Analysis of Physician Evaluation and Physician Perception

Usman A. Syed; Daniel Acevedo; Alexa C. Narzikul; Wade Coomer; Pedro K. Beredjiklian; Joseph A. Abboud

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 136-142

Abstract
  Background: The goal of this study was to evaluate current physician ratings websites (PRWs) to determine whichfactors correlated to higher physician scores and evaluate physician perspective of PRWs.Methods: This study evaluated two popular websites, Healthgrades.com and Vitals.com, to gather information ...  Read More

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5. The Perioperative Impact of Surgical Case Order in Primary Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

John G. Horneff; Usman Ali Syed; Adam Seidl; Jessica Britton; Gerald Williams; Joseph Abboud

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 12-18

Abstract
  Background: The purpose of this study was to determine a correlation between surgical case order and the length ofoperative time, total length of time in the operating room, time until discharge from the hospital, and the incidence ofintraoperative complications for primary total shoulder arthroplasty ...  Read More

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6. Preoperative Sterilization Preparation of the Shoulder: A Comparative Study Evaluating Gauze Sponge and Commercially Available Applicator Prep Stick

Usman Syed; Adam J. Seidl; Ryan A. Hoffman; Justin Bianchini; Pedro Beredjiklian; Joseph A. Abboud

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 34-38

Abstract
  Background: Surgical site infection (SSI) remains a concern in shoulder surgery, especially during arthroplasty. Whilemany studies have explored the characteristics and efficacy of different sterilizing solutions, no study has evaluated themethod of application. The purpose of this study was to compare ...  Read More

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7. Blood Glucose Levels in Diabetic Patients Following Corticosteroid Injections into the Subacromial Space of the Shoulder

Alexander w. Aleem; Usman Ali M. Syed; Thema Nicholson; Charles L. Getz; Surena Namdari; Pedro K. Beredjiklian; Joseph A. Abboud

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, , Pages 315-321

Abstract
  Background: Corticosteroid injections are used to treat a variety of orthopedic conditions with the goal of decreasingpain and inflammation. Administration of systemic or local corticosteroids risks temporarily increasing blood glucoselevels, especially diabetic patients. The purpose of this study is ...  Read More