An extensive body of clinical and basic science research has confirmed that cigarette smoking negatively impacts bone healing. Newer products, such as electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and heated tobacco products (HTPs), are often described as safer alternatives to traditional
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
The risk of radiation exposure in the operating room (OR) is of increasing interest to orthopaedic surgeons, and the advent of lead vests and aprons,
Approximately 18% of JBJS scientific studies published in 2020 were Level I or II investigations. The number of high-level studies has continued to grow slowly year over year.