Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-05-28
Received: 14 November 2018
Accepted: 13 May 2019
First Online: 28 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the institutional review board of the Vail Valley Medical Center and all subjects provided informed consent.
: Not applicable.
: Jurgen Fripp and Craig Engstrom have no potential conflicts of interest. The remainder of the authors have institutional disclosures related to affiliation with the Steadman Philippon Research Institute which is a 501(c) (3) non-profit institution supported financially by private donations and corporate support from the following entities: Smith & Nephew Endoscopy, Arthrex, Siemens Medical Solutions, USA, Ossur Americas, Vail Health Hospital. Additionally, Charles Ho serves on the Steadman Philippon Research Institute Research Advisory Committee and is a consultant for Rotation Medical, not related to this manuscript or research and Robert LaPrade serves on the Steadman Philippon Research Institute Research Advisory Committee and is a consultant for, and receives royalties from, Arthrex, Ossur, and Smith & Nephew.None of these disclosures are directly related to this research.