I follow regularly the field of sports surgery and new studies published in that subspecialty. It seems the true research gems are only seen in sports surgery… I introduce the recent top 2 studies in this and subsequent post. I have research interest in ACL reconstruction studies and this study published in the American Journal […]
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Views on orthopaedics motivated by recent editorial – Part 1
A recent editorial in the Bone & Joint Journal was about weight-bearing in orthopaedic traumatology. Written by Alex Trompeter, the title was intriguing: A call to arms: it’s time to bear weight! This editorial was best I have read in a while. Besides weight-bearing, Trompeter addressed many other general topics. In following posts I will […]
Exploratory or confirming study?
Methodology is hard. And making valid inferences is very hard. With regard to these topics, orthopaedic research is not very different to other field in medicine. It means that misconceptions, misunderstandings and flawed approaches are prevalent also in our field. American Journal of Sports Medicine published recently two papers which both made a quite common, […]
You don´t need to think twice about delaying ACL surgery if you´re >40 years old
This bothered me a lot, so I acted upon it. A prestigious sports surgery journal, American Journal of Sports Medicine, marketed their own study in Twitter like this: