The Journal publishes corrections when they are of significance to patient care, scientific data or record-keeping, or authorship, whether that error was made by an author, editor, or staff. Errata also appear in the online version and are attached to files downloaded from jbjs.org.
In the article entitled “What's New in Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction” (J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Aug 17;98:1408-15), by Hamdy et al., there were errors on pages 1408 and 1412. Specifically, the second author’s name had read “Mitchell A. Bernstein” and should have read “Mitchell Bernstein.” Additionally, on page 1412, the author’s name had read “M.A. Bernstein” and should have read “M. Bernstein.”
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