Crusade against low value care continues

Hohmann et al. published a truly exceptional “Level V Guideline” in the Arthroscopy Journal. They conclude: However, when indicated, SAD has stood the test of time and long-term studies have clearly demonstrated good and excellent outcomes. So, two recent high-quality sham-controlled studies clearly demonstrate that arthroscopic subacromial decompression offers no relevant benefit over sham-surgery. Apparently […]

Yet another clavicle fracture review

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses on clavicle fractures are never ending sources of publications. We did our share by investigating the potential of sources of heterogeneity among RCTs investigating operative and nonoperative treatment in midshaft claviclar fractures. Our study titled Factors explaining heterogeneity in studies comparing surgical and nonsurgical treatment of midshaft clavicle fractures: a meta-regression […]