Every month, JBJS publishes a review of the most pertinent and impactful studies from the orthopaedic literature during the previous year in 14 subspecialty areas. Click here for a collection of all such OrthoBuzz Guest Editorial summaries.
Month: October 2021
The use of computer navigation in total joint arthroplasty is increasing. Navigation has been employed less in total hip arthroplasty (THA) than in total knee arthroplasty, perhaps because of the increased need for
JBJS is pleased to mark the 10-year anniversary of its innovative, online video journal JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques (JBJS EST). In celebrating the milestone, JBJS EST Editor Dr. Ed Cheng joined Drs. Mo Bhandari and Marc Swiontkowski on a recent episode of the OrthoJOE podcast for
Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) remains a challenging complication in orthopaedics. These infections are often related to low-virulence organisms, and the search for reliable diagnostic tests continues to be paramount. Joint aspiration has been a starting point for
In a new study reported in JBJS, Gausden et al. evaluated implant survivorship, complications, and radiographic results of a specific collarless, polished, tapered cemented stem (Exeter; Stryker) used selectively in a predominantly elderly
As we continue to evaluate methods of treating adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), growth modulation has become a hot topic. Such techniques aim at curve correction without the need for fusion, and can involve either tethering on the convex side of the curve or distraction on the concave
When discussing patient outcomes of hip fractures, we often are speaking of fractures of the proximal part of the femur. But what about the other side of the hip joint, the acetabulum? Among fragility-related injuries, we’re seeing a rise in the incidence of acetabular fractures. And