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  1. Research article

    Circuit training enhances function in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty: a retrospective cohort study

    The number of patients receiving total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has been rising every year due to the aging population and the obesity epidemic. Post-operative rehabilitation is important for the outcome of TKA.

    Wei-Hsiu Hsu, Wei-Bin Hsu, Wun-Jer Shen, Zin-Rong Lin, Shr-Hsin Chang and Robert Wen-Wei Hsu

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:156

    Published on: 19 October 2017

  2. Research article

    Comparison of the efficacy of static versus articular spacers in two-stage revision surgery for the treatment of infection following total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis

    The aim of this study was to compare the outcomes of static versus articular spacers in two-stage reimplantation for the treatment of infected total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

    Hai Ding, Jian Yao, Wenju Chang and Fendou Liu

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:151

    Published on: 17 October 2017

  3. Research article

    Comparison of the clinical effectiveness of US grading scoring system vs MRI in the diagnosis of early rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

    As an irreversible disease, a treatment delay can negatively affect treatment response in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Ultrasound and MRI have played an important role in assessing disease progression and respon...

    Huajun Xu, Yingchun Zhang, Huimei Zhang, Caishan Wang and Pan Mao

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:152

    Published on: 17 October 2017

  4. Research article

    Double calcaneal osteotomy for severe adolescent flexible flatfoot reconstruction

    The timing and strategy of treatment for flatfoot still remain controversial. It is a difficult problem when facing severe adolescent flexible flatfoot because a single procedure cannot realign flatfoot deform...

    Yang Xu, Yong-xing Cao, Xing-chen Li, Yuan Zhu and Xiang-yang Xu

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:153

    Published on: 17 October 2017

  5. Research article

    Comparison between xCELLigence biosensor technology and conventional cell culture system for real-time monitoring human tenocytes proliferation and drugs cytotoxicity screening

    Local injections of anesthetics, NSAIDs, and corticosteroids for tendinopathies are empirically used. They are believed to have some cytotoxicity toward tenocytes. The maximal efficacy dosages of local injecti...

    Chih-Hao Chiu, Kin Fong Lei, Wen-Ling Yeh, Poyu Chen, Yi-Sheng Chan, Kuo-Yao Hsu and Alvin Chao-Yu Chen

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:149

    Published on: 16 October 2017

  6. Research article

    A posterior versus anterior debridement in combination with bone graft and internal fixation for lumbar and thoracic tuberculosis

    Surgery treatment is usually required for spinal tuberculosis. The aim of this study was to compare the clinical efficacy and outcomes of anterior and posterior surgical approach in combination with debridemen...

    Yu Huang, Jin Lin, Xuanwei Chen, Jianhua Lin, Yulan Lin and Hongjie Zhang

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:150

    Published on: 16 October 2017

  7. Research article

    An updated meta-analysis of the asporin gene D-repeat in knee osteoarthritis: effects of gender and ethnicity

    Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is the most prevalent form of knee joint disease and characterized by the progressive degeneration of articular cartilage. Although pathology of KOA remains unknown, genetic factors a...

    Ruoxi Liu, Xueling Yuan, Jing Yu, Qi Quan, Haoye Meng, Cheng Wang, Aiyuan Wang, Quanyi Guo, Jiang Peng and Shibi Lu

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:148

    Published on: 11 October 2017

  8. Research article

    A retrospective analysis of the InterTan nail and proximal femoral nail anti-rotation in the treatment of intertrochanteric fractures in elderly patients with osteoporosis: a minimum follow-up of 3 years

    The study aims to compare the long-term functional and radiographic outcomes of two devices for the treatment of primary intertrochanteric fractures (IFs, OTA 3.1A2.1–A2.3) in elderly patients with osteoporosis.

    Hui Zhang, Xiaoxiao Zhu, Genwang Pei, Xianshang Zeng, Nan Zhang, Ping Xu, Deng Chen, Weiguang Yu and Xinchao Zhang

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:147

    Published on: 10 October 2017

  9. Research article

    Reduction of vertebral height with fragility vertebral fractures can induce variety of neurological deterioration

    The presence of vertebral fractures affect variations in the termination level of conus medullaris (TLCM) and alter neurological findings. However, few studies have examined association between vertebral fract...

    Kazuhiro Fujimoto, Tsukasa Kanchiku, Yasuaki Imajo, Hidenori Suzuki, Norihiro Nishida, Masahiro Funaba and Toshihiko Taguchi

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:145

    Published on: 3 October 2017

  10. Research article

    Effect of different orientations of screw fixation for radial head fractures: a biomechanical comparison

    Screw fixation is a common method used for the treatment of Mason type II radial head fractures. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the mechanical properties of three different screw orientations used fo...

    Xuchao Shi, Tianlong Pan, Dengying Wu, Ningyu Cai, Rong Chen, Bin Li, Rui Zhang, Chengwei Zhou and Jun Pan

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:143

    Published on: 2 October 2017

  11. Research article

    Clinical and radiological results of cruciate-retaining total knee arthroplasty with the NexGen®-CR system: comparison of patellar resurfacing versus retention with more than 14 years of follow-up

    The purpose of this study is to analyze clinical and radiological outcomes of patients (with a minimum of 14 years of follow-up) who underwent cruciate-retaining (CR) total knee arthroplasty (TKA) using a NexG...

    Keun Churl Chun, Sung Hyun Lee, Jong Seok Baik, Seng Hwan Kook, Joung Kyue Han and Churl Hong Chun

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:144

    Published on: 2 October 2017

  12. Technical note

    Percutaneous anterior C1/2 transarticular screw fixation: salvage of failed percutaneous odontoid screw fixation for odontoid fracture

    The objective of this study is to investigate the outcomes and safety of using percutaneous anterior C1/2 transarticular screw fixation as a salvage technique for odontoid fracture if percutaneous odontoid scr...

    Ai-Min Wu, Hai-Ming Jin, Zhong-Ke Lin, Yong-Long Chi and Xiang-Yang Wang

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:141

    Published on: 29 September 2017

  13. Review

    Current concepts in locking plate fixation of proximal humerus fractures

    Despite numerous available treatment strategies, the management of complex proximal humeral fractures remains demanding. Impaired bone quality and considerable comorbidities pose special challenges in the grow...

    Christoph J. Laux, Florian Grubhofer, Clément M. L. Werner, Hans-Peter Simmen and Georg Osterhoff

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:137

    Published on: 25 September 2017

  14. Research article

    Calcaneal CT is a useful tool for identifying Achilles tendon disorders: a pilot study

    In various Achilles tendon disorders, little attention is paid to the bone environment at the tendon insertion sites. The aim of the present study was to assess the calcaneal bone structure in Achilles tendon ...

    Krzysztof Ficek, Jolanta Filipek, Joanna Ficek, Małgorzata Muzalewska and Filip Humpa

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:139

    Published on: 25 September 2017

  15. Research article

    The anteroposterior axis of the tibia is approximately perpendicular to the anterior pelvic plane in the standing position in healthy Japanese subjects

    We previously reported that the clinical epicondylar axis (CEA) was approximately parallel to the transverse axis of the anterior pelvic plane (APP) in the standing position in normal subjects. The purpose of ...

    Norio Imai, Dai Miyasaka, Tomoyuki Ito, Hayato Suzuki, Izumi Minato and Naoto Endo

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:136

    Published on: 25 September 2017

  16. Research article

    Risk factors for retear of large/massive rotator cuff tears after arthroscopic surgery: an analysis of tearing patterns

    Previous studies have evaluated the risk factors for retear of large/massive rotator cuff tears (RCTs) that were treated arthroscopically; however, most studies did not evaluate tear patterns. The present stud...

    Hisao Shimokobe, Masafumi Gotoh, Hirokazu Honda, Hidehiro Nakamura, Yasuhiro Mitsui, Tatsuyuki Kakuma, Takahiro Okawa and Naoto Shiba

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:140

    Published on: 25 September 2017

  17. Research article

    Comparison of supercapsular percutaneously assisted approach total hip versus conventional posterior approach for total hip arthroplasty: a prospective, randomized controlled trial

    Total hip arthroplasty (THA) has been one of the most successful orthopedic procedures over the past 30 years. Nowadays, the techniques of exposure for THA have undergone great changes, allowing surgeons to pe...

    Jun Xie, Hongxi Zhang, Lei Wang, Xiang Yao, Zhanpeng Pan and Qinyi Jiang

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:138

    Published on: 25 September 2017

  18. Review

    Medium-term results following arthroscopic reduction in walking-age children with developmental hip dysplasia after failed closed reduction

    Arthroscopic reduction has become increasingly popular as an alternative to open reduction for the treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). However, patient outcomes beyond one and a half years a...

    Liang Zhao, Hua Yan, Changsheng Yang, Daozhang Cai and Yijun Wang

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:135

    Published on: 21 September 2017

  19. Research article

    Eight orthopedic surgeons achieved moderate to excellent reliability measuring the preoperative posterior tilt angle in 50 Garden-I and Garden-II femoral neck fractures

    Studies of elderly patients with Garden-I and Garden-II femoral neck fractures (FNFs) suggest that a preoperative posterior tilt of the femoral head of at least 20° increases the risk of fixation failure. A re...

    Filip C. Dolatowski and Sigurd Erik Hoelsbrekken

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:133

    Published on: 19 September 2017

  20. Research article

    Biomechanical analysis of the posterior bony column of the lumbar spine

    Each part of the rear bone structure can become an anchor point for an attachment device. The objective of this study was to evaluate the stiffness and strength of different parts of the rear lumbar bone struc...

    Jiukun Li, Shuai Huang, Yubo Tang, Xi Wang and Tao Pan

    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2017 12:132

    Published on: 15 September 2017

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