At the close of the year, JBJS Editor-in-Chief Dr. Marc Swiontkowski reflected on the many articles published in JBJS in 2022, focusing specifically on those that will have the greatest impact on patient care. In a new editorial, Dr. Swiontkowski selects the 10 most impactful works of the year, including 8 scientific articles and 2 supplement publications, with a brief commentary on his selections.
The selected articles are now featured in the Notable Articles of 2022 Collection at JBJS.org. The content is freely available for a limited time.
OrthoBuzz readers can also use the following links to access individual articles included in the collection:
- A Prospective, Longitudinal Study of the Influence of Obesity on Total Knee Arthroplasty Revision Rate. Results from the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry (Wall et al.)
- Long-Term Clinical Outcomes and Implant Survivorship of 151 Total Ankle Arthroplasties Using the HINTEGRA Prosthesis. A Minimum 10-Year Follow-up (Yoon et al.)
- A Mini-Open Approach to Medial Pinning in Pediatric Supracondylar Humeral Fractures May Be Safer Than Previously Thought (Rees et al.)
- Lengthening Behavior of Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods in Early-Onset Scoliosis. A Multicenter Study (Heyer et al.)
- Effect of Supplemental Perioperative Oxygen on SSI Among Adults with Lower-Extremity Fractures at Increased Risk for Infection. A Randomized Clinical Trial (METRC)
- An Enhanced Understanding of Culture-Negative Periprosthetic Joint Infection with Next-Generation Sequencing. A Multicenter Study (Goswami et al.)
- Longitudinal Changes in Serum Markers of Bone Metabolism and Bone Material Strength in Premenopausal Women with Distal Radial Fracture (Rozental et al.)
- Long-Term Results and Failure Analysis of the Open Latarjet Procedure and Arthroscopic Bankart Repair in Adolescents (Waltenspül et al.)
- International Consensus Meeting on Venous Thromboembolism (Parvizi et al.)
- Large Database and Registry Research in Joint Arthroplasty and Orthopaedics (Berry et al.)
Notes Dr. Swiontkowski in his editorial, “It is my hope that you will review these impactful research papers and incorporate the findings into your patient care decision-making.”