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 110
Ankle Fractures Trauma 97
Rotator Cuff Tears Shoulder & Elbow 87
Pelvic Ring Fractures Trauma 77
Prosthetic Joint Infection Recon 75
Acetabular Fractures Trauma 71
Tibial Shaft Fractures Trauma 70
Femoral Shaft Fractures Trauma 69
Tibial Plateau Fractures Trauma 66
Legal Considerations in Orthopaedic Practice Basic Science 65
Femoral Neck Fractures Trauma 62
Metastatic Disease of Extremity Pathology 61
Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability (TUBS) Shoulder & Elbow 60
Supracondylar Fracture - Pediatric Pediatrics 60
Cervical Myelopathy Spine 58
Evaluation, Resuscitation & DCO Trauma 58
Calcaneus Fractures Trauma 57
THA Periprosthetic Fracture Recon 56
Lumbar Disc Herniation Spine 54
Proximal Humerus Fractures Trauma 53
Osteopenia & Osteoporosis Basic Science 49
Hallux Valgus Foot & Ankle 48
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) Pediatrics 46
Amputations Trauma 45
Material Properties Basic Science 45
Statistic Definitions Basic Science 43
Distal Radius Fractures Trauma 43
Posterior Tibial Tendon Insufficiency (PTTI) Foot & Ankle 43
Cervical Radiculopathy Spine 42
Humeral Shaft Fractures Trauma 42
Spinal Cord Injuries Spine 42
Rheumatoid Arthritis Basic Science 42
Femoral Shaft Fractures - Pediatric Pediatrics 41
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) Pediatrics 41
Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Shoulder & Elbow 39
Orthopaedic Implants Basic Science 39
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Spine 38
Femoroacetabular Impingement Knee & Sports 37
Osteomyelitis - Pediatric Pediatrics 37
DJD & Hallux Rigidus Foot & Ankle 37
THA Revision Recon 37
Wear & Osteolysis Basic Science Recon 36
Pediatric Abuse Pediatrics 36
Chondrosarcoma Pathology 36
Bone Grafting Basic Science 35
Giant Cell Tumor Pathology 35
Lisfranc Injury Foot & Ankle 35
Exercise Science Knee & Sports 34
Achilles Tendon Rupture Foot & Ankle 34
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis Spine 34
Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Shoulder & Elbow 33
Ankle Sprain Foot & Ankle 33
Intramedullary Osteosarcoma Pathology 33
Osteochondroma & Multiple Hereditary Exostosis Pathology 32
Diabetic Foot Ulcers Foot & Ankle 32
Talar Neck Fractures Trauma 32
Adult Spinal Deformity Spine 31
Posterior Shoulder Instability & Dislocation Shoulder & Elbow 31
TKA Prosthesis Design Recon 31
THA Dislocation Recon 31
Articular Cartilage Basic Science 31
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Spine 30
Metastatic Disease of Spine Pathology 30
Proximal Third Tibia Fracture Trauma 29
Clubfoot (congenital talipes equinovarus) Pediatrics 29
Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury Shoulder & Elbow 29
Ewing's Sarcoma Pathology 29
Antibiotic Classification & Mechanism Basic Science 29
Soft Tissue Sarcoma Pathology 28
Hip Septic Arthritis - Pediatric Pediatrics 28
Peroneal Tendon Tears and Instability Foot & Ankle 28
Meniscal Injury Knee & Sports 28
Intertrochanteric Fractures Trauma 28
Radial Head Fractures Trauma 28
Open Fractures Management Trauma 28
Leg Compartment Syndrome Trauma 27
Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures Spine 27
Ankylosing Spondylitis Spine 27
Tarsal Coalition Pediatrics 27
Neurofibromatosis Pediatrics 27
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Pediatrics 26
Distal Humerus Fractures Trauma 26
Foot Muscle Forces & Deformities Foot & Ankle 26
Anticoagulation Medications Basic Science 26
Flexor Tendon Injuries Hand 25
Leg Length Discrepancy (LLD) Pediatrics 25
Distal Biceps Avulsion Shoulder & Elbow 25
Suprascapular Neuropathy Shoulder & Elbow 25
Concussions (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury) Knee & Sports 24
Glenohumeral Internal Rotation Deficit (GIRD) Shoulder & Elbow 24
Thromboembolism (PE & DVT) Prophylaxis Basic Science 24
Bisphosphonates Basic Science 24
Paget's Disease Pathology 23
Odontoid Fracture Spine 23
Midshaft Clavicle Fractures Trauma 23
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Pediatrics 23
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Hand 23
TKA Patellofemoral Alignment Recon 23
Synovial Sarcoma Pathology 22
Osteoid Osteoma Pathology 22