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 113
ASES Self Assessment Exam Anatomy 100
Ankle Fractures Trauma 99
Rotator Cuff Tears Shoulder & Elbow 90
Prosthetic Joint Infection Recon 79
Pelvic Ring Fractures Trauma 78
Acetabular Fractures Trauma 73
Femoral Shaft Fractures Trauma 71
Tibial Shaft Fractures Trauma 70
Tibial Plateau Fractures Trauma 69
Legal Considerations in Orthopaedic Practice Basic Science 67
Femoral Neck Fractures Trauma 64
Cervical Myelopathy Spine 64
Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability (TUBS) Shoulder & Elbow 64
Metastatic Disease of Extremity Pathology 63
Supracondylar Fracture - Pediatric Pediatrics 62
Proximal Humerus Fractures Trauma 62
Evaluation, Resuscitation & DCO Trauma 61
Lumbar Disc Herniation Spine 59
Calcaneus Fractures Trauma 58
THA Periprosthetic Fracture Recon 55
Hallux Valgus Foot & Ankle 53
Statistic Definitions Basic Science 52
Posterior Tibial Tendon Insufficiency (PTTI) Foot & Ankle 50
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) Pediatrics 49
Osteopenia & Osteoporosis Basic Science 49
Amputations Trauma 47
Distal Radius Fractures Trauma 46
Humeral Shaft Fractures Trauma 46
Material Properties Basic Science 45
Rheumatoid Arthritis Basic Science 44
Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Shoulder & Elbow 44
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) Pediatrics 43
Spinal Cord Injuries Spine 43
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Spine 42
Cervical Radiculopathy Spine 42
Femoral Shaft Fractures - Pediatric Pediatrics 41
Femoroacetabular Impingement Knee & Sports 41
DJD & Hallux Rigidus Foot & Ankle 40
Orthopaedic Implants Basic Science 40
Osteomyelitis - Pediatric Pediatrics 39
THA Revision Recon 38
Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Shoulder & Elbow 37
Adult Spinal Deformity Spine 37
Ankle Sprain Foot & Ankle 37
Lisfranc Injury Foot & Ankle 36
Chondrosarcoma Pathology 36
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis Spine 36
Pediatric Abuse Pediatrics 36
Wear & Osteolysis Basic Science Recon 36
Achilles Tendon Rupture Foot & Ankle 35
Intramedullary Osteosarcoma Pathology 35
Diabetic Foot Ulcers Foot & Ankle 35
Giant Cell Tumor Pathology 35
Bone Grafting Basic Science 34
Exercise Science Knee & Sports 34
Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury Shoulder & Elbow 34
Posterior Shoulder Instability & Dislocation Shoulder & Elbow 33
Talar Neck Fractures Trauma 33
TKA Prosthesis Design Recon 32
Osteochondroma & Multiple Hereditary Exostosis Pathology 32
Articular Cartilage Basic Science 31
THA Dislocation Recon 31
Distal Humerus Fractures Trauma 31
Intertrochanteric Fractures Trauma 30
Metastatic Disease of Spine Pathology 30
Proximal Third Tibia Fracture Trauma 30
Ankylosing Spondylitis Spine 30
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Spine 30
Peroneal Tendon Tears and Instability Foot & Ankle 30
Soft Tissue Sarcoma Pathology 30
Ewing's Sarcoma Pathology 29
Antibiotic Classification & Mechanism Basic Science 29
Clubfoot (congenital talipes equinovarus) Pediatrics 29
Tarsal Coalition Pediatrics 28
Distal Biceps Avulsion Shoulder & Elbow 28
Hip Septic Arthritis - Pediatric Pediatrics 28
Meniscal Injury Knee & Sports 28
Radial Head Fractures Trauma 28
Leg Compartment Syndrome Trauma 28
Open Fractures Management Trauma 28
Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures Spine 27
Neurofibromatosis Pediatrics 27
Anticoagulation Medications Basic Science 27
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Pediatrics 26
Leg Length Discrepancy (LLD) Pediatrics 26
Distal Femoral Physeal Fractures - Pediatric Pediatrics 25
Concussions (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury) Knee & Sports 25
Glenohumeral Internal Rotation Deficit (GIRD) Shoulder & Elbow 25
Suprascapular Neuropathy Shoulder & Elbow 25
Thromboembolism (PE & DVT) Prophylaxis Basic Science 25
Foot Muscle Forces & Deformities Foot & Ankle 25
Flexor Tendon Injuries Hand 25
Paget's Disease Pathology 24
Bisphosphonates Basic Science 24
Fracture Healing Basic Science 24
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Pediatrics 24
TKA Periprosthetic Fracture Recon 24
Patellar Instability Knee & Sports 24
Terrible Triad Injury of Elbow Trauma 24