The relationship between surgical site infection and preoperative corticosteroid injection for various procedures, findings on the long-term effectiveness of corticosteroid injection versus carpal tunnel release
What’s New in Pediatric Orthopaedics 2023
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
Scoliosis Progression After Skeletal Maturity: What’s Likely for Curves of 40° to 50°?
Dr. Matt Schmitz, JBJS Deputy Editor for Social Media, discusses a new study evaluating curve progression after skeletal maturity in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
In this post, Editor-in-Chief Dr. Marc Swiontkowski discusses the new JBJS study by Hlukha et al. on mechanical failures observed in magnetic intramedullary lengthening nails.
Identifying Risk of Progressive Hip Displacement After Skeletal Maturity in Patients with Cerebral Palsy
In a new study in JBJS, Asma et al. point out the need for additional evidence-based guidance on radiographic hip surveillance following skeletal maturity in
Noise Exposure During Cast Removal: Helpful Data for Ortho Teams
A new study in JBJS examines noise levels during cast removal. In this post, JBJS Editor-in-Chief Dr. Marc Swiontkowski reflects on the importance of research
Opioid Prescriptions Declining for Minor Pediatric Ortho Injuries — But We Still Have Work to Do
The opioid crisis in America has been well documented. The CDC reports that estimated deaths from drug overdoses topped 100,000 in 2021. Estimated deaths involving
Hip preservation continues to be a “hot topic.” Many deformities can be addressed surgically by normalizing hip biomechanics and preventing further degeneration. Legg-Calvé-Perthes (LCP) disease
Co-author Rachel M. Frank, MD summarizes the 5 most compelling findings from among the studies highlighted in the new “What’s New in Sports Medicine” in JBJS.
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. The authors of