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Elizabeth Joy Scott

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery

Selected Publications


Editorial Commentary: Hip Arthroscopy in Patients With Spine Pain: Outcomes Vary Compared to Patients With Isolated Hip Pathology, but Many Hip-Spine Patients Do Just as Well.

Journal Article Arthroscopy · May 4, 2024 Low back pain present concurrently with hip impingement or labral pathology is frustrating for both patient and surgeon. It is difficult to distinguish true hip pathology from secondary low back symptoms, even with the use of diagnostic injections, cross-s ... Full text Link to item Cite

Editorial Commentary: Improved Operating Room Efficiency Is the Best Way to Control Orthopaedic Costs.

Journal Article Arthroscopy · May 2024 Current procedural terminology codes and assigned relative value units associated with arthroscopic hip surgery lag behind other joints in accurately describing, and often undervaluing, what surgery entails. Hip arthroscopy is expensive, and, to address in ... Full text Link to item Cite

Editorial Commentary: Diagnosis of Hip Acetabular Retroversion Requires 3-Dimensional Imaging.

Journal Article Arthroscopy · March 2024 Diagnosis of global hip acetabular retroversion requires 3-dimensional imaging. Using anteroposterior pelvis radiographs, the crossover sign has been associated with retroversion. Recent research reports that the ischial spine sign and posterior wall sign ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Air-Lift Technique for Improving Ease and Safety When Establishing the Modified Midanterior Portal in Hip Arthroscopy.

Journal Article Arthrosc Tech · February 2024 Hip arthroscopy continues to increase in popularity and has an ever-expanding range of indications; however, the steep learning curve introduces significant risk of iatrogenic chondrolabral injury when accessing the joint and establishing arthroscopic port ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Editorial Commentary: Hip Arthroscopy Pain Management With Surgeon-Administered Pericapusular Injection Is Fast, Safe, Inexpensive, and Effective.

Journal Article Arthroscopy · December 2023 Regional pain management after hip arthroscopy is challenging. The hip capsule alone has a complex and highly variable innervation, including contributions from articular branches of the femoral, obturator, accessory obturator, accessory femoral, superior ... Full text Link to item Cite

Automated Text-Messaging After Hip Arthroscopy: A Randomized-Controlled Trial of "Post-Op Buddy".

Journal Article Arthroscopy · May 2022 PURPOSE: To assess an automated text-messaging system for patients after hip arthroscopy and its impact at 90 days on the Hip Disability Osteoarthritis Outcome Score Physical Function Short form (HOOS-PS, HOOS-Pain), compliance with rehabilitation guidelin ... Full text Link to item Cite

Editorial Commentary: Despite Decades of Research on Patellar Instability, the Isolated Lateral Release Endures

Journal Article Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery · February 2022 Full text Open Access Cite

Activity Level and Sport Type in Adolescents Correlate with the Development of Cam Morphology

Journal Article JBJS Open Access · November 11, 2021 Background:The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of the volume and type of sport on the development of cam-type femoroacetabular impingement and acetabular dysplasia.Methods:The Physical Activity Questionnaire for Adolescents (PAQ-A) was ... Full text Cite

Physical Performance Tests Correlate With Patient-reported Outcomes After Periacetabular Osteotomy: A Prospective Study.

Journal Article J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev · June 8, 2021 INTRODUCTION: Individuals with hip dysplasia report significant functional disability that improves with periacetabular osteotomy (PAO). Four physical performance measures (PPMs) have been recently validated for use with nonarthritic hip conditions; howeve ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Closed Vs. Open Reduction/Salter Innominate Osteotomy for Developmental Hip Dislocation After Age 18 Months: Comparative Survival at 45-Year Follow-up.

Journal Article J Bone Joint Surg Am · August 5, 2020 BACKGROUND: Despite widespread use of single-stage open reduction and pelvic osteotomy for treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) after walking age, this aggressive strategy remains controversial. We directly compared dislocated hips treated ... Full text Link to item Cite

Weight-Bearing CT Scan After Tibial Pilon Fracture Demonstrates Significant Early Joint-Space Narrowing.

Journal Article J Bone Joint Surg Am · May 6, 2020 BACKGROUND: Posttraumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA) is a common and early sequela of tibial pilon fractures resulting in substantial long-term disability. New approaches are needed to objectively and reliably quantify early disease progression in order to crit ... Full text Link to item Cite

Hip Arthroscopy for Cam-type Femoroacetabular Impingement

Journal Article Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics · March 1, 2020 Cam deformity represents a common cause of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome, a disorder that can result in irreversible damage to the labrum and articular cartilage and accelerate hip degeneration. Workup must include a thorough evaluation with ... Full text Cite

Assessment of Disability Related to Hip Dysplasia Using Objective Measures of Physical Performance.

Journal Article Orthop J Sports Med · February 2020 BACKGROUND: Lower extremity physical performance measures (PPMs), which can objectively quantify functional ability, are an attractive adjuvant to patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments. However, few tests have been validated for use in hip instability ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Mobile Phone Administration of Hip-Specific Patient-Reported Outcome Instruments Correlates Highly With In-office Administration.

Journal Article J Am Acad Orthop Surg · January 1, 2020 INTRODUCTION: Patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments typically are delivered via paper or computer; we validated administration of hip-specific instruments over a mobile phone software communication platform outside a clinical encounter. METHODS: Conse ... Full text Link to item Cite

Early Total Hip Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Acetabular Fractures

Journal Article The Journal of Hip Surgery · September 2019 AbstractEarly total hip arthroplasty in patients with acetabular fractures is considered in rare situations with specific indications. Generally, this treatment option is considered in patients older than 55 or 60 years, bu ... Full text Cite

Outcomes of Hip Arthroscopy in the Medicare Patient: A Growing Population.

Journal Article Iowa Orthop J · 2019 BACKGROUND: Although the results of hip arthroscopy in the elderly have been inferior to the results in younger patients, there have recently been some encouraging reports in carefully selected series of older patients. The purpose of this study was to ide ... Link to item Cite

Outcomes of Surgical Management of Borderline Hip Dysplasia: A Systematic Review.

Journal Article Iowa Orthop J · 2019 BACKGROUND: Multiple reports have detailed clinical outcomes in surgically treated patients with borderline hip dysplasia. The purpose of this systematic review was to define patient outcomes following these surgical interventions. METHODS: Searches were d ... Link to item Cite

Unaddressed Cam Deformity Is Associated with Elevated Joint Contact Stress After Periacetabular Osteotomy.

Journal Article J Bone Joint Surg Am · October 17, 2018 BACKGROUND: Femoral cam deformity is frequently present in patients with acetabular dysplasia. Computational modeling can be used to identify how this deformity affects joint mechanics. Our purpose was to identify the relationship between cam deformity and ... Full text Link to item Cite

A posterior labral cyst associated with an anterior labral tear of the hip.

Journal Article Skeletal Radiol · June 2018 Paralabral cysts are often associated with labral and other intraarticular hip pathology; MRI as well as diagnostic ultrasound can assist in diagnosis. Although often considered a coincidental finding, paralabral cysts can be a separate pain generator abou ... Full text Link to item Cite

Editorial Commentary: Hip Arthroscopy in Patients With Spine Pain: Outcomes Vary Compared to Patients With Isolated Hip Pathology, but Many Hip-Spine Patients Do Just as Well.

Journal Article Arthroscopy · May 4, 2024 Low back pain present concurrently with hip impingement or labral pathology is frustrating for both patient and surgeon. It is difficult to distinguish true hip pathology from secondary low back symptoms, even with the use of diagnostic injections, cross-s ... Full text Link to item Cite

Editorial Commentary: Improved Operating Room Efficiency Is the Best Way to Control Orthopaedic Costs.

Journal Article Arthroscopy · May 2024 Current procedural terminology codes and assigned relative value units associated with arthroscopic hip surgery lag behind other joints in accurately describing, and often undervaluing, what surgery entails. Hip arthroscopy is expensive, and, to address in ... Full text Link to item Cite

Editorial Commentary: Diagnosis of Hip Acetabular Retroversion Requires 3-Dimensional Imaging.

Journal Article Arthroscopy · March 2024 Diagnosis of global hip acetabular retroversion requires 3-dimensional imaging. Using anteroposterior pelvis radiographs, the crossover sign has been associated with retroversion. Recent research reports that the ischial spine sign and posterior wall sign ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Air-Lift Technique for Improving Ease and Safety When Establishing the Modified Midanterior Portal in Hip Arthroscopy.

Journal Article Arthrosc Tech · February 2024 Hip arthroscopy continues to increase in popularity and has an ever-expanding range of indications; however, the steep learning curve introduces significant risk of iatrogenic chondrolabral injury when accessing the joint and establishing arthroscopic port ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Editorial Commentary: Hip Arthroscopy Pain Management With Surgeon-Administered Pericapusular Injection Is Fast, Safe, Inexpensive, and Effective.

Journal Article Arthroscopy · December 2023 Regional pain management after hip arthroscopy is challenging. The hip capsule alone has a complex and highly variable innervation, including contributions from articular branches of the femoral, obturator, accessory obturator, accessory femoral, superior ... Full text Link to item Cite

Automated Text-Messaging After Hip Arthroscopy: A Randomized-Controlled Trial of "Post-Op Buddy".

Journal Article Arthroscopy · May 2022 PURPOSE: To assess an automated text-messaging system for patients after hip arthroscopy and its impact at 90 days on the Hip Disability Osteoarthritis Outcome Score Physical Function Short form (HOOS-PS, HOOS-Pain), compliance with rehabilitation guidelin ... Full text Link to item Cite

Editorial Commentary: Despite Decades of Research on Patellar Instability, the Isolated Lateral Release Endures

Journal Article Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery · February 2022 Full text Open Access Cite

Activity Level and Sport Type in Adolescents Correlate with the Development of Cam Morphology

Journal Article JBJS Open Access · November 11, 2021 Background:The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of the volume and type of sport on the development of cam-type femoroacetabular impingement and acetabular dysplasia.Methods:The Physical Activity Questionnaire for Adolescents (PAQ-A) was ... Full text Cite

Physical Performance Tests Correlate With Patient-reported Outcomes After Periacetabular Osteotomy: A Prospective Study.

Journal Article J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev · June 8, 2021 INTRODUCTION: Individuals with hip dysplasia report significant functional disability that improves with periacetabular osteotomy (PAO). Four physical performance measures (PPMs) have been recently validated for use with nonarthritic hip conditions; howeve ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Closed Vs. Open Reduction/Salter Innominate Osteotomy for Developmental Hip Dislocation After Age 18 Months: Comparative Survival at 45-Year Follow-up.

Journal Article J Bone Joint Surg Am · August 5, 2020 BACKGROUND: Despite widespread use of single-stage open reduction and pelvic osteotomy for treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) after walking age, this aggressive strategy remains controversial. We directly compared dislocated hips treated ... Full text Link to item Cite

Weight-Bearing CT Scan After Tibial Pilon Fracture Demonstrates Significant Early Joint-Space Narrowing.

Journal Article J Bone Joint Surg Am · May 6, 2020 BACKGROUND: Posttraumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA) is a common and early sequela of tibial pilon fractures resulting in substantial long-term disability. New approaches are needed to objectively and reliably quantify early disease progression in order to crit ... Full text Link to item Cite

Hip Arthroscopy for Cam-type Femoroacetabular Impingement

Journal Article Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics · March 1, 2020 Cam deformity represents a common cause of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome, a disorder that can result in irreversible damage to the labrum and articular cartilage and accelerate hip degeneration. Workup must include a thorough evaluation with ... Full text Cite

Assessment of Disability Related to Hip Dysplasia Using Objective Measures of Physical Performance.

Journal Article Orthop J Sports Med · February 2020 BACKGROUND: Lower extremity physical performance measures (PPMs), which can objectively quantify functional ability, are an attractive adjuvant to patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments. However, few tests have been validated for use in hip instability ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Mobile Phone Administration of Hip-Specific Patient-Reported Outcome Instruments Correlates Highly With In-office Administration.

Journal Article J Am Acad Orthop Surg · January 1, 2020 INTRODUCTION: Patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments typically are delivered via paper or computer; we validated administration of hip-specific instruments over a mobile phone software communication platform outside a clinical encounter. METHODS: Conse ... Full text Link to item Cite

Early Total Hip Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Acetabular Fractures

Journal Article The Journal of Hip Surgery · September 2019 AbstractEarly total hip arthroplasty in patients with acetabular fractures is considered in rare situations with specific indications. Generally, this treatment option is considered in patients older than 55 or 60 years, bu ... Full text Cite

Outcomes of Hip Arthroscopy in the Medicare Patient: A Growing Population.

Journal Article Iowa Orthop J · 2019 BACKGROUND: Although the results of hip arthroscopy in the elderly have been inferior to the results in younger patients, there have recently been some encouraging reports in carefully selected series of older patients. The purpose of this study was to ide ... Link to item Cite

Outcomes of Surgical Management of Borderline Hip Dysplasia: A Systematic Review.

Journal Article Iowa Orthop J · 2019 BACKGROUND: Multiple reports have detailed clinical outcomes in surgically treated patients with borderline hip dysplasia. The purpose of this systematic review was to define patient outcomes following these surgical interventions. METHODS: Searches were d ... Link to item Cite

Unaddressed Cam Deformity Is Associated with Elevated Joint Contact Stress After Periacetabular Osteotomy.

Journal Article J Bone Joint Surg Am · October 17, 2018 BACKGROUND: Femoral cam deformity is frequently present in patients with acetabular dysplasia. Computational modeling can be used to identify how this deformity affects joint mechanics. Our purpose was to identify the relationship between cam deformity and ... Full text Link to item Cite

A posterior labral cyst associated with an anterior labral tear of the hip.

Journal Article Skeletal Radiol · June 2018 Paralabral cysts are often associated with labral and other intraarticular hip pathology; MRI as well as diagnostic ultrasound can assist in diagnosis. Although often considered a coincidental finding, paralabral cysts can be a separate pain generator abou ... Full text Link to item Cite

Performance of the PROMIS in Patients After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.

Journal Article Orthop J Sports Med · May 2018 BACKGROUND: The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) is designed to advance patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments by utilizing question banks for major health domains. PURPOSE: To compare the responsiveness and construct v ... Full text Link to item Cite

Beyond Mirels: Factors Influencing Surgical Outcome of Metastasis to the Extremities in the Modern Era.

Journal Article J Surg Orthop Adv · 2018 Mirels scoring system for determining prophylactic stabilization need of skeletal metastases includes a limited number of variables and does not differentiate between procedure types. This study sought to identify additional variables associated with surgi ... Link to item Cite