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 a new study in JBJS, Mills et al. evaluate whether cement augmentation increases the risk of secondary fracture following a vertebral osteoporotic compression fracture
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
Expanding Our Understanding of Pain Catastrophizing and Its Impact on Outcomes
In this OrthoBuzz post, Editor-in-Chief Dr. Marc Swiontkowski reflects on a new JBJS study that examines pain catastrophizing among patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS).
Co-author Alfred J. Pisano, MD selects the 5 most intriguing findings from the recently published “What’s New in Spine Surgery.” Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy – A recent
Keeping the Patient at the Center of Decisions in Our Quest for Evidence-Based Treatment
This OrthoBuzz guest post comes from Paul E. Matuszewski, MD, in response to a recent article in the New York Times. The ever-increasing importance of
Modifying Growth in Scoliosis: The Importance of Reporting “Negative” Study Results
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
Outpatient Orthopaedic Surgery: Recent Trends in the Medicare Population
The performance of orthopaedic procedures in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) continues to increase in the US. This practice is accelerating for multiple reasons: patients want to sleep in their own beds, hospitals can present a risky environment for
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