Tag Archive | Key Procedures

JBJS EST 2016 Editor’s Choice Awards

JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques (EST) is pleased to congratulate the winners of its two Editor’s Choice Awards for 2016:

The award for best technique article went to Austin T. Fragomen, MD and S. Robert Rozbruch, MD for Lengthening of the Femur with a Remote-Controlled Magnetic Intramedullary Nail.


The recipients of the best Key Procedures video award were Jesse D. Chlebeck, MD; Christopher E. Birch, MD; and Jennifer W. Lisle, MD for Percutaneous in Situ Fixation of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis.


Click here to learn about the 2017 EST Editor’s Choice competition.

JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques Awards

Trophy.jpgJBJS Essential Surgical Techniques (EST) and The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) are pleased to announce two awards in the amount of $500 US each. One award will be for the best orthopaedic surgical technique article, and the other will be for the best Key Procedures (KP) video submitted in 2016.

Key criteria for a high-quality EST article include, but are not limited to:

  • Clearly written step-by-step instructions (for EST papers) or a comprehensive storyboard (for KP video submissions)
  • High-resolution, instructive video clips
  • Clinical relevance of technique or procedure

Winning authors will be notified in February 2017. Their achievement will be recognized online as well as during the JBJS reception at the AAOS Annual Meeting in March 2017.

Questions regarding the contest and submission process can be sent to editorial@surgicaltechniques.org.

Nauth/McKee VideoWins JBJS EST Editor’s Choice Award

To celebrate the launch of “Key Procedures” in October, JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques (EST) invited authors to enter their videos in a contest for the Editor’s Choice Video Award. We are pleased to announce that Aaron Nauth and MicNauthMcKeehael D. McKee have won the inaugural Editor’s Choice Video Award for their video article “Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Both-Bones Forearm Fractures.” This video is now live on JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques, with complimentary access.

“Key Procedures” videos offer orthopaedic surgeons succinct 15- to 20-minute, peer-reviewed videos from experts in a variety of subspecialty areas. These videos focus on performing core orthopaedic procedures such as meniscal root repairs, direct anterior hip exposure for total hip arthroplasty, and proximal tibial valgus osteotomy .

JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques is offering free access to “Key Procedures” videos for a limited time. Starting in March 2016, the videos will be viewable only by JBJS EST subscribers.