Recent findings on fracture management and other trauma-related news are presented in the JBJS Guest Editorial “What’s New in Orthopaedic Trauma.” Here, we spotlight the
Tag: external fixation
A new RCT provides Level I evidence for internal vs. external fixation of severe open tibial fractures. High-level data have been lacking until now. In
Mechanical factors undoubtedly play a role in the rate and quality of fracture healing. For example, the seminal work on fracture strain by the late
Generally speaking, orthopaedic surgeons in low-resourced environments deliver the best care for their patients with skill, creativity, and passion. These surgeons are accustomed to scrambling
Every month, JBJS publishes a Specialty Update—a review of the most pertinent and impactful studies published in the orthopaedic literature during the previous year in 13 subspecialties.