News from journal of bone and joint surgery

May 14, 2014, 15:28 ET

Obesity associated with longer hospital stays, higher costs in total knee replacement patients

 Obesity is associated with longer hospital stays and higher costs in total knee replacement (TKR) patients, independent of whether or not the...

Mar 05, 2014, 15:21 ET

Study Aims to Define Risk Factors for Falls in Post-Menopausal Women

 A new study appearing in the March issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) showed that women with distal radius (wrist)...

Jan 16, 2014, 11:30 ET

Stem Cell Therapy Following Meniscus Knee Surgery May Reduce Pain, Restore Meniscus

First study of its kind found no "clinically important" safety issues with treatment A single stem cell injection following meniscus knee...

Nov 21, 2013, 02:00 ET
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JBJS, Inc., announces launch of new online journal, JBJS Reviews

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc., is pleased to announce that JBJS Reviews, an innovative online and tablet journal, is now live. ...

Sep 26, 2013, 10:48 ET
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Be Wary of Mixing and Matching: "Watch" cites concerns with intraprosthetic dislocation of dual-mobility hip implants

NEEDHAM, Mass., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JBJS Case Connector, an online case journal published by The Journal...

Jun 19, 2013, 03:00 ET
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How is orthopaedic practice changing in today's healthcare environment?

Data from the recent release from The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, The Third Annual Role of the Orthopaedic Surgeon Study 2013, reveals...

Jun 05, 2013, 09:50 ET

JBJS to Launch New Reviews Site on HighWire Platform

 The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Inc, is pleased to announce a renewed partnership with Stanford University's HighWire Press, as host...

Mar 04, 2013, 13:16 ET

Unique Publisher Collaboration Highlights How Orthopaedic Surgeons and Physical Therapists Working Together Improves Patient Outcomes

The Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT) and The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS) have together published a...

Feb 27, 2013, 13:30 ET

Patients with Diabetes at no Greater Risk for Infection or Other Complications after Total Knee Replacement

Patients with diabetes were no more likely to suffer infection, deep vein thrombosis (a deep vein blood clot) or other complications...

Dec 05, 2012, 13:30 ET

Patients with severe back pain who quit smoking report less pain than patients who continue to smoke

For years, research has shown a link between smoking and an increased risk for low back pain, intervertebral (spine) disc disease, and...

Nov 21, 2012, 13:30 ET

Computer-navigated total knee replacement provides no advantage over traditional surgical procedure

Knee function, pain, mobility and activity level statistically the same For many years, the use of computer-assisted navigation has been...

Sep 24, 2012, 16:50 ET

The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Inc., names Editor for JBJS Case Connector

The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Inc., (JBJS, Inc.) is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Swiontkowski, MD, as Editor, JBJS Case...

Jul 20, 2011, 08:35 ET
New Economic Study Published in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery  Identifies Two Cost-effective Hospital Strategies for Expediting Hip Fracture Surgery.  (PRNewsFoto/The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery)

New Economic Study Published in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery Identifies Two Cost-effective Hospital Strategies for Expediting Hip Fracture Surgery

An economic  study in the current issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) identifies two cost-effective strategies  for...

Jun 02, 2011, 08:30 ET

The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery Introduces New Journal Website and Launches New Products for General and Subspecialist Orthopaedic Surgeons

This week, The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS) launched a major redesign and upgrade of its journal website. The redesign...

Aug 03, 2009, 12:09 ET

Neck Surgery for Cervical Spine Disorders Found to Alleviate Associated Headaches

Improvement of headaches significant after anterior cervical reconstructive surgery A new study published in the August 2009 issue of The...

May 01, 2009, 09:00 ET

Rotator Cuff Tears: Are They All in the Family?

New study finds that family history data supports heredity's role in shoulder tendon tears People with relatives who have experienced rotator cuff...

Aug 11, 2004, 01:00 ET

Knee Replacements in Obese Patients Are More Likely to Be Unsuccessful

ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Obese patients who undergo total knee replacement surgery are less likely to have successful outcomes...

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