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More Clinical Data on the “Clavicle Question”

The last time OrthoBuzz reported on a JBJS randomized trial looking at treatment of midshaft clavicle fractures, the authors concluded that “neither treatment option is clearly superior for all patients” and that “the clavicular fracture is preeminently suitable for shared treatment decision-making.” 179 more words


Atypical Femoral Fractures: Predicting Post-surgical Healing Problems

Orthopaedic journals and OrthoBuzz have devoted ample space to the apparent association between long-term bisphosphonate use and atypical femoral fractures. The latest insight into this relationship comes from… 218 more words


JBJS Editor’s Choice—Nonunions of Foot/Ankle Fusions Matter

In the December 7, 2016 issue of JBJS, Krause et al. analyze data from a 2013 industry-sponsored RCT to investigate correlations between nonunions of hindfoot/ankle fusions indicated by early postoperative computed tomography (CT) and subsequent functional outcomes. 233 more words