Top 100 High Yield Topics

Number of times each topic has been tested on the OITE exam in the last 8 years.

Topic Specialty Questions
ACL Tear Knee & Sports 104
Ankle Fractures Trauma 96
Rotator Cuff Tears Shoulder & Elbow 85
Pelvic Ring Fractures Trauma 74
Prosthetic Joint Infection Recon 74
Femoral Shaft Fractures Trauma 69
Tibial Shaft Fractures Trauma 69
Acetabular Fractures Trauma 66
Tibial Plateau Fractures Trauma 64
Legal Considerations in Orthopaedic Practice Basic Science 62
Metastatic Disease of Extremity Pathology 60
Supracondylar Fracture - Pediatric Pediatrics 60
Femoral Neck Fractures Trauma 58
Evaluation, Resuscitation & DCO Trauma 58
Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability (TUBS) Shoulder & Elbow 58
Cervical Myelopathy Spine 55
THA Periprosthetic Fracture Recon 55
Calcaneus Fractures Trauma 53
Proximal Humerus Fractures Trauma 50
Lumbar Disc Herniation Spine 49
Osteopenia & Osteoporosis Basic Science 47
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) Pediatrics 46
Hallux Valgus Foot & Ankle 45
Amputations Trauma 43
Distal Radius Fractures Trauma 43
Spinal Cord Injuries Spine 42
Cervical Radiculopathy Spine 42
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) Pediatrics 42
Statistic Definitions Basic Science 42
Rheumatoid Arthritis Basic Science 41
Material Properties Basic Science 41
Femoral Shaft Fractures - Pediatric Pediatrics 41
Humeral Shaft Fractures Trauma 41
Orthopaedic Implants Basic Science 39
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Spine 37
Osteomyelitis - Pediatric Pediatrics 37
Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Shoulder & Elbow 37
THA Revision Recon 37
Wear & Osteolysis Basic Science Recon 36
Femoroacetabular Impingement Knee & Sports 36
Pediatric Abuse Pediatrics 36
Chondrosarcoma Pathology 36
Giant Cell Tumor Pathology 36
Posterior Tibial Tendon Insufficiency (PTTI) Foot & Ankle 35
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis Spine 34
DJD & Hallux Rigidus Foot & Ankle 34
Lisfranc Injury Foot & Ankle 34
Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Shoulder & Elbow 33
Diabetic Foot Ulcers Foot & Ankle 32
Intramedullary Osteosarcoma Pathology 32
Bone Grafting Basic Science 32
Articular Cartilage Basic Science 31
Osteochondroma & Multiple Hereditary Exostosis Pathology 31
Achilles Tendon Rupture Foot & Ankle 31
Exercise Science Knee & Sports 31
THA Dislocation Recon 31
Adult Spinal Deformity Spine 31
Metastatic Disease of Spine Pathology 30
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Spine 30
Talar Neck Fractures Trauma 30
Posterior Shoulder Instability & Dislocation Shoulder & Elbow 29
Proximal Third Tibia Fracture Trauma 29
Clubfoot (congenital talipes equinovarus) Pediatrics 29
Ewing's Sarcoma Pathology 29
TKA Prosthesis Design Recon 28
Meniscal Injury Knee & Sports 28
Intertrochanteric Fractures Trauma 28
Radial Head Fractures Trauma 27
Open Fractures Management Trauma 27
Neurofibromatosis Pediatrics 27
Soft Tissue Sarcoma Pathology 27
Antibiotic Classification & Mechanism Basic Science 27
Anticoagulation Medications Basic Science 26
Peroneal Tendon Tears and Instability Foot & Ankle 26
Ankle Sprain Foot & Ankle 26
Tarsal Coalition Pediatrics 26
Leg Length Discrepancy (LLD) Pediatrics 26
Hip Septic Arthritis - Pediatric Pediatrics 26
Leg Compartment Syndrome Trauma 26
Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures Spine 25
Ankylosing Spondylitis Spine 25
Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury Shoulder & Elbow 25
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Pediatrics 25
Flexor Tendon Injuries Hand 25
Bisphosphonates Basic Science 25
Thromboembolism (PE & DVT) Prophylaxis Basic Science 24
Foot Muscle Forces & Deformities Foot & Ankle 24
Glenohumeral Internal Rotation Deficit (GIRD) Shoulder & Elbow 24
Distal Humerus Fractures Trauma 24
Midshaft Clavicle Fractures Trauma 23
Suprascapular Neuropathy Shoulder & Elbow 23
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Hand 23
TKA Polyethylene Wear & Manufacturing Recon 23
TKA Patellofemoral Alignment Recon 23
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Pediatrics 23
Distal Biceps Avulsion Shoulder & Elbow 23
Paget's Disease Pathology 23
Synovial Sarcoma Pathology 22
Obstetric Brachial Plexopathy (Erb's, Klumpke's Palsy) Pediatrics 22
TKA Revision Recon 22