Lit. Update with Coleen Sabatini

Dr. Coleen Sabatini from UCSF joins the show to discuss implicit bias and bullying in our field, changing and international trends in supracondylars, and two international orthopedic public health issues she is immersed in solving: gluteal fibrosis and post-injection paralysis. The lightning round highlights new ultrasound techniques, SCFE implants, and more. 


Your hosts are Carter Clement from Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, Craig Louer from Vanderbilt, and Josh Holt from University of Iowa. Music by A. A. Alto.




New Injury Patterns in Pediatric Supracondylar Fractures During COVID-19: Beds Are the New Monkey Bars. Soriano et al. JPO Apr 2023.


Supracondylar humerus fractures in low- and lower middle-income countries: a scoping review of the current epidemiology, treatment modalities, and outcomes. Challa et al. International Orthopedics 2020.


Implicit Racial Bias in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. Guzek et al. JPO 2022.


The Prevalence of Bullying Among Pediatric Orthopaedic Patients. Carrillo et al. JPO 2021.


Epidemiology and treatment outcomes in pediatric patients with post-injection paralysis. Song et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022.


Surgical Release of Gluteal Fibrosis in Children Results in Sustained Benefit at 5-Year Follow-up. Reilly et al. JPO 2021.


Gluteal Fibrosis and Its Surgical Treatment. Alves et al. JBJS 2019.


Gluteal fibrosis, post-injection paralysis, and related injection practices in Uganda: a qualitative analysis. Alves et al. BMC Health Services Research 2018.


Burden of gluteal fibrosis and post-injection paralysis in the children of Kumi District in Uganda. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018.


Lightning Round:


The Usefulness of Dynamic Ultrasonography in Nursemaid's Elbow: A Prospective Case Series of 13 Patients Reconsideration of the Pathophysiology of Nursemaid's Elbow. Tsai et al. JPO July 2023.


Seven-year Outcomes of Adolescent Forearm Fractures Treated With Plate Fixation. Folkman et al. JPO June 2023.


The Addition of Daytime Physiotherapeutic Scoliosis-specific Exercises to Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Nighttime Bracing Reduces Curve Progression. Zapata et al. JPO July 2023.


Who Benefits From Allowing the Physis to Grow in Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis? Winger et al. JPO July 2023.





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