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Resident Research in Orthopedic Surgery

Basic science, biomechanical, and clinical research opportunities are available to residents. Resident research is facilitated by a protected 2-month research rotation during the third year. At minimum, residents are required to complete one project suitable for publication to meet ACGME requirements.

Multiple opportunities are available to residents to collaborate with Henry Ford Hospital’s Bone and Joint Center. The Bone and Joint Center conducts research in biomechanics, anatomy, biochemistry, cell biology, and molecular biology. In addition, the Bone and Joint Center operates a state-of-the-art motion analysis laboratory.

The Bone and Joint Center is housed in the integrative Biosciences (iBio) building of Wayne State University. The iBio building is a $90 million facility in the nearby Midtown neighborhood of Detroit. This 200,000 square foot facility brings together faculty and laboratories from multiple disciplines.

Epidemiologic and biostatistical support is available through the Department of Public Health Sciences. All residents apply for in-house funding available through the Henry Ford GME Office.

Some recent publications

Jildeh TR, Lizzio VA, Meta F, Fidai MS, Kaat AJ, Makhni EC. The Correlation Between PROMIS Pain Interference and VAS Pain in Ambulatory Orthopedic Patients. Orthopedics. 2018; 41(6):e813-e819. PMID: 30222790.

Jung EK, Srivastava K, Abouljoud M, Keller R, Okoroha K, Davis J. Does Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey correlate with traditional metrics of patient satisfaction? The challenge of measuring patient pain control and satisfaction in total joint replacement. Arthroplast Today. 2018; 4(4):470-474. PMID: 30560178.

Kadri O, Jildeh TR, Meldau JE, Blanchett J, Borowsky P, Muh S, Moutzouros V, Makhni EC. How Long Does It Take for Patients to Complete PROMIS Scores?: An Assessment of PROMIS CAT Questionnaires Administered at an Ambulatory Sports Medicine Clinic. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018; 6(8). PMID: 30140710.

Khalil LS, Alkhelaifi K, Meta F, Lizzio VA, Shehab R, Makhni EC. Complete Rupture of the Triceps Tendon and Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the Elbow in a 13-Year-Old Football Player: A Case Report. J Orthop Case Rep. 2018; 8(5):15-18. PMID: 30740366.

Okoroha KR, Mahan MC, Matar R, Khalil LS, Brand JP, Guthrie ST. Proximal Tibiofibular Dislocation Repaired with Syndesmotic Suture Buttons: A Case Report. J Orthop Case Rep. 2018; 8(5):82-85. PMID: 30740384.

Tramer JS, Fidai MS, Kadri O, Jildeh TR, Hooda Z, Makhni EC, Lock T. Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction Practice Patterns Across the United States. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018; 6(12). PMID: 30534575.

Jildeh TR, Taylor KA, Khalil LS, Okoroha KR, Matar RN, Geisenhoff A, Moutzouros V. Risk Factors for Postoperative Opioid Use in Arthroscopic Meniscal Surgery. Arthroscopy. 2019; 35(2):575-580. PMID: 30612767.

Kadri OM, Okoroha KR, Patel RB, Berguson J, Makhni EC, Moutzouros V. Nonoperative Treatment of Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries in the Throwing Athlete: Indications, Evaluation, and Management. JBJS Rev. 2019; 7(1):e6. PMID: 30648984.

Liu J, Srivastava K, Washington T, Hoegler J, Guthrie ST, Hakeos W, Moutzouros V. Cost-Effectiveness of Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment of Displaced Midshaft Clavicle Fractures: A Decision Analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019; 101(1):35-47. PMID: 30601414.

Lynch JR, Okoroha KR, Lizzio V, Yu CC, Jildeh TR, Moutzouros V. Adductor Canal Block Versus Femoral Nerve Block for Pain Control After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Prospective Randomized Trial. Am J Sports Med. 2019; 47(2):355-363. PMID: 30557034.

Okoroha KR, Fidai MS, Tramer JS, Davis KD, Kolowich PA. Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound for rotator cuff tears. Ultrasonography. 2019; 38(3):215-220. PMID: 30744304.

Okoroha KR, Patel RB, Kadri O, Jildeh TR, Krause A, Gulledge C, Makhni EC, Moutzouros V. Abnormal tibial alignment is a risk factor for lateral meniscus posterior root tears in patients with anterior cruciate ligament ruptures. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019; 27(2):590-595. PMID: 30288568.

Srivastava K, Bozic KJ, Silverton C, Nelson AJ, Makhni EC, Davis JJ. Reconsidering Strategies for Managing Chronic Periprosthetic Joint Infection in Total Knee Arthroplasty: Using Decision Analytics to Find the Optimal Strategy Between One-Stage and Two-Stage Total Knee Revision. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019; 101(1):14-24. PMID: 30601412.

Yu CC, Kadri O, Kadado A, Buraimoh M, Pawloski J, Bartol S, Graziano G. Intravenous and Oral Tranexamic Acid Are Equivalent at Reducing Blood Loss in Thoracolumbar Spinal Fusion: A Prospective Randomized Trial. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019; 44(11):755-761. PMID: 30540715.

Sweet MC, Sheena GJ, Liu S, Fisk FE, Lynch JR, Muh SJ. Clinical Characteristics and Long-term Outcomes After Septic Arthritis of the Native Glenohumeral Joint: A 20-Year Retrospective Review. Orthopedics. 2019; 42(1):e118-e123. PMID: 30602050.

Okoroha KR, Muh S, Gabbard M, Evans T, Roche C, Flurin PH, Wright TW, Zuckerman JD. Early outcomes of shoulder arthroplasty according to sex. JSES Open Access. 2019; 3(1):43-47. PMID: 30976735.

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