Patient outcomes ≥40 years after treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, return-to-sport rates following periacetabular osteotomy, and other important findings are covered in the new JBJS
Category: Foot and Ankle
Botulinum toxin treatment of plantar fasciitis, clinical applications of point-of-care ultrasound, and other key topics are presented in the new JBJS Guest Editorial “What’s New
Total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) continues to gain favor as an alternative to ankle arthrodesis. However, periprosthetic osteolysis is a risk factor for a poor outcome.
A new JBJS report compares arthroscopic versus open ankle arthrodesis. The authors analyzed long-term patient-reported outcomes, major complications, and reoperations. JBJS Editor-in-Chief Dr. Marc Swiontkowski
Co-author Walter C. Hembree, MD selects the 5 most compelling findings from the recently published “What’s New in Foot and Ankle Surgery.” Hallux Rigidus – A
Hardware Removal: Surgeons Beware
The removal of metal fixation devices (hardware removal) is one of the 10 most frequently performed surgical procedures in orthopaedics. To the surgeon with limited experience, these procedures can appear to be straightforward and
Co-author Joon Jo, MD discusses the new JBJS study “Arthroscopic All-Inside Anterior Talofibular Ligament Repair with and without Inferior Extensor Retinacular Reinforcement.” Watch the video below. Read
Every month, JBJS publishes a review of the most pertinent and impactful studies reported in the orthopaedic literature during the previous year in 14 subspecialties. Click here for a collection of all such OrthoBuzz specialty-update summaries. This
Minimally Invasive Hallux Valgus Correction: Promising Outcomes of Third-Generation Technique
The field of orthopaedics continually seeks to improve our ability to help patients return to optimal function as quickly and efficiently as possible. New surgical techniques aimed at better outcomes, faster recovery, and smaller (and hopefully less painful) scars are regularly being developed and evaluated.
Every month, JBJS publishes a review of the most pertinent and impactful studies published in the orthopaedic literature during the previous year in 14 subspecialties. Click