The recent JBJS Guest Editorial “What’s New in Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures” provides an update on this important area of orthopaedic research. The authors review
Tag: fracture healing
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
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
In our ongoing attempt to identify pharmacologic interventions that improve fracture healing, the sclerostin inhibitor romosozumab is a logical candidate, as it has been shown
OrthoBuzz occasionally receives posts from guest bloggers. This guest post comes from E. Scott Paxton, MD, in response to a recent “Rapid Recommendation” in The BMJ.
OrthoBuzz regularly brings you a current commentary on a “classic” article from The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. These articles have been selected by the