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  1. Content type: Research article

    Correct placement of the acetabular cup is a crucial step in total hip replacement to achieve a satisfactory result and remains a challenge with free-hand techniques. Imageless navigation may provide a viable ...

    Authors: Erik Hohmann, Adam Bryant and Kevin Tetsworth

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:40

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  2. Content type: Research article

    The Oxford elbow score (OES) is an English questionnaire that measures the patients' subjective experience of elbow surgery. The OES comprises three domains: elbow function, pain, and social-psychological effe...

    Authors: Jeroen de Haan, Harold Goei, Niels WL Schep, Wim E Tuinebreijer, Peter Patka and Dennis den Hartog

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:39

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Proximal humerus fractures (PHF) are common injuries, but previous studies have documented poor inter-observer reliability in fracture classification. This disparity has been attributed to multiple variables i...

    Authors: Abtin Foroohar, Rick Tosti, John M Richmond, John P Gaughan and Asif M Ilyas

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:38

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  4. Content type: Research article

    We reviewed our results and complications of using a pre-bent 1.6 mm Kirschner wire (K-wire) for extra-articular metacarpal fractures. The surgical procedure was indicated for angulation at the fracture site i...

    Authors: Riazuddin Mohammed, Mohamed Z Farook and Kevin Newman

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:37

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  5. Content type: Review

    The clinical outcome of hemiarthroplasty for proximal humeral fractures is not satisfactory. Secondary fragment dislocation may prevent bone integration; the primary stability by a fixation technique is theref...

    Authors: Daniel Baumgartner, Betsy M Nolan, Robert Mathys, Silvio Rene Lorenzetti and Edgar Stüssi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:36

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Management of high energy intra-articular fractures of the proximal tibia, associated with marked soft-tissue trauma, can be challenging, requiring the combination of accurate reduction and minimal invasive te...

    Authors: George C Babis, Dimitrios S Evangelopoulos, Panagiotis Kontovazenitis, Konstantinos Nikolopoulos and Panagiotis N Soucacos

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:35

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Alendronate (ALN) is the most common form of bisphosphonates used for the treatment of osteoporosis. Osteoprotegerin (OPG) has also been shown to reduce osteoporotic changes in both humans and experimental ani...

    Authors: Yan Wang, Peng Huang, Pei-Fu Tang, Kai-Ming Chan and Gang Li

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:34

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  8. Content type: Research article

    In order to confer optimal strength and stiffness to the graft in Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction, the maintenance of equal strand tension prior to fixation, is desired; positioning of the tens...

    Authors: Rajesh Maharjan, John J Costi, Richard M Stanley, David Martin, Trevor C Hearn and John R Field

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:33

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Severe acetabular deficiencies in cases of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) often require complex reconstructive procedures in total hip arthroplasty (THA). The use of autologous femoral head grafts fo...

    Authors: Markus D Schofer, Thomas Pressel, Jan Schmitt, Thomas J Heyse and Ulrich Boudriot

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:32

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  10. Content type: Technical Note

    A major concern during revision hip arthroplasty is acetabular bone loss and bleeding during the extraction of well-fixed cementless acetabular cup, because no interface exists between the host bone and the cu...

    Authors: Fernando MJ Judas, Rui F Dias and Francisco M Lucas

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:31

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  11. Content type: Review

    Obesity is traditionally viewed to be beneficial to bone health because of well-established positive effect of mechanical loading conferred by body weight on bone formation, despite being a risk factor for man...

    Authors: Jay J Cao

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:30

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  12. Content type: Research article

    A Hill-Sachs lesion of the humeral head after a shoulder dislocation is clinically insignificant in most cases. However, a sizable defect will engage with the anterior rim of the glenoid and cause instability ...

    Authors: Barak Haviv, Lee Mayo and Daniel Biggs

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:29

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The arthroscopic method offers a less invasive technique of Bankart repair for traumatic anterior shoulder instability. We would like to report the 2 year clinical outcomes of bio-absorbable suture anchors use...

    Authors: Gerard WW Ee, Sedeek Mohamed and Andrew HC Tan

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:28

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  14. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to compare the interfragmentary compression force across a simulated scaphoid fracture by two commonly used compression screw systems; the Acutrak 2 Standard and the 3.0 mm Synthe...

    Authors: Ruby Grewal, Joseph Assini, David Sauder, Louis Ferreira, Jim Johnson and Kenneth Faber

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:27

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  15. Content type: Technical Note

    The use of computer navigation is becoming a well-recognized technical alternative to conventional total knee arthroplasty (TKA). However, computer navigation has a substantial learning curve and the use of co...

    Authors: Alvin Ong, Kwang Am Jung, Fabio Orozco, Lawrence Delasotta and Dong Won Lee

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:26

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Since its isolation, Methicillin-resistant Staphlococcus aureus (MRSA) has become a major cause of hospital acquired infection (HAI), adverse patient outcome and overall resource utilisation. It is endemic in ...

    Authors: Kelechi C Eseonu, Scott D Middleton and Chinyere C Eseonu

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:25

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Intraarticular distal radius fractures can be treated with many methods. While internal fixation with angle stable implants has become increasingly popular, the use of bone graft substitutes has also been reco...

    Authors: Michael G Jakubietz, Joerg G Gruenert and Rafael G Jakubietz

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:24

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Over the years, management of complex distal radius fractures by closed means has often failed leading to late collapse. We have chosen the principle of ligamentotaxis using external fixation and bone grafting...

    Authors: PuttaKempa Raju and Sunil Gurpur Kini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:23

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Allogenic blood transfusion in elective orthopaedic surgery is best avoided owing to its associated risks. Total knee replacement often requires blood transfusion, more so when bilateral surgery is performed. ...

    Authors: Yasir J Sepah, Masood Umer, Tashfeen Ahmad, Faria Nasim, Muhammad Umer Chaudhry and Muhammad Umar

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:22

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Pubic diastasis, a result of high energy antero-posterior compression (APC) injury, has been managed based on the Young and Burguess classification system. The mode of fixation in APC II injury has, however, b...

    Authors: Sameer Aggarwal, Kamal Bali, Vibhu Krishnan, Vishal Kumar, Dharm Meena and Ramesh K Sen

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:21

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Femoral offset influences the forces at the hip and the implant stresses after revision THR. For extended bone defects, these forces may cause considerable bending moments within the implant, possibly leading ...

    Authors: Markus O Heller, Manav Mehta, William R Taylor, Dong-Yeong Kim, Andrew Speirs, Georg N Duda and Carsten Perka

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:20

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Surgical procedures are now very common, with estimates ranging from 4% of the general population having an operation per annum in economically-developing countries; this rising to 8% in economically-developed...

    Authors: Sukhmeet S Panesar, Douglas J Noble, Saqeb B Mirza, Bhavesh Patel, Bhupinder Mann, Mark Emerton, Kevin Cleary, Aziz Sheikh and Mohit Bhandari

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:18

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  23. Content type: Review

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common disorder in hand surgery practice. Both surgical and conservative interventions are utilized for the carpal tunnel syndrome. Although certain indications would specifically i...

    Authors: Qiyun Shi and Joy C MacDermid

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:17

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome of endoscopic decompression surgery for intraforaminal and extraforaminal nerve root compression in the lumbar spine.

    Authors: Toshio Doi, Katsumi Harimaya, Yoshihiro Matsumoto, Osamu Tono, Kiyoshi Tarukado and Yukihide Iwamoto

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:16

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma (LGFMS) is a rare soft-tissue neoplasm with a deceptively benign histological appearance. Local recurrences and metastases can manifest many years following excision. The FUS-CREB3L2

    Authors: Barry Rose, George S Tamvakopoulos, Kamaljit Dulay, Robin Pollock, John Skinner, Timothy Briggs and Steven Cannon

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:15

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Giant cell tumor (GCT) of distal radius follows a comparatively aggressive behaviour. Wide excision is the management of choice, but this creates a defect at the distal end of radius. The preffered modalities ...

    Authors: Raghav Saini, Kamal Bali, Vikas Bachhal, Aditya K Mootha, Mandeep S Dhillon and Shivinder S Gill

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:14

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  27. Content type: Technical Note

    Treatment of severe lower extremity trauma, diabetic complications, infections, dysvascular limbs, neoplasia, developmental pathology, or other conditions often involves amputation of the involved extremity. H...

    Authors: Benjamin C Taylor and Attila Poka

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:13

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  28. Content type: Technical Note

    This paper reports the development of an in-vitro technique allowing quantification of relative (not absolute) deformations measured at the level of the cancellous bone of the tibial proximal epiphysis (CBTPE) du...

    Authors: Stéphane Sobczak, Patrick Salvia, Pierre-Michel Dugailly, Philippe Lefèvre, Véronique Feipel, Serge Van Sint Jan and Marcel Rooze

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:12

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Activities that require extreme hip movement can dislocate hip implants in the early post operative phase. One such activity is retrieving an object from the floor. The aim of this study was to assess hip move...

    Authors: Raheel Shariff, Sunil Panchani, John D Moorehead and Simon J Scott

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:11

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  30. Content type: Research article

    In order to improve initial operative treatment of complex olecranon fractures we searched for new determining details. We assumed that the intermediate fragment plays a decisive role for anatomic restoration ...

    Authors: Christian von Rüden, Alexander Woltmann, Christian Hierholzer, Otmar Trentz and Volker Bühren

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:9

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  31. Content type: Research article

    The difficulty in re-growing and mineralizing new bone after severe fracture can result in loss of ambulation or limb. Here we describe the sequential roles of FGF-2 in inducing gene expression, cell growth an...

    Authors: Millie Hughes-Fulford and Chai-Fei Li

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:8

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Effective pain management following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is fundamental in achieving positive rehabilitation outcomes. The purpose of our study was to investigate post operative pain management in rel...

    Authors: Catherine M Fetherston and Sarah Ward

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:7

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Patients undergoing proximal femoral replacement for tumor resection often have compromised hip abductor muscles resulting in a Trendelenberg limp and hip instability. Commercially available proximal femoral p...

    Authors: Eric R Henderson, German A Marulanda, David Cheong, H Thomas Temple and G Douglas Letson

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:6

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Associated with the increase in the aging population, there is an increase in the incidence of hip fractures worldwide. Outcome following such fractures is affected by age of the patient. This study aims to as...

    Authors: Anand Pillai, Vivek Eranki, Ravikiran Shenoy and Mahar Hadidi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:5

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Trunk asymmetry and vertebral rotation, at times observed in the normal spine, resemble the characteristics of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Right thoracic curvature has also been reported in the norm...

    Authors: Toshio Doi, Katsumi Harimaya, Hiromichi Mitsuyasu, Yoshihiro Matsumoto, Keigo Masuda, Kazu Kobayakawa and Yukihide Iwamoto

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:4

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Long-term success reports by Dr. Ponseti with the Ponseti method in the treatment of congenital idiopathic clubfoot have led to a renewed interest in this method among pediatric orthopedists. The purpose of th...

    Authors: Milind M Porecha, Dipak S Parmar and Hiral R Chavda

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:3

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Bohler's angle and the crucial angle of Gissane can be used to assess calcaneal fractures. While the normal adult values of these angles are widely known, the normal paediatric values have not yet been establi...

    Authors: Matthew J Boyle, Cameron G Walker and Haemish A Crawford

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:2

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  38. Content type: Research article

    This study evaluates the preoperative conventional anteroposterior radiography and clinical testing in non-operated patients with cuff tear arthropathy. It analyses the radiological findings in relation to the...

    Authors: Bart Middernacht, Philip Winnock de Grave, Georges Van Maele, Luc Favard, Daniel Molé and Lieven De Wilde

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:1

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  39. Content type: Research article

    We reviewed the outcomes of 30 consecutive primary unicompartmental knee arthroplasties (UKA) performed by a single surgeon for medial compartmental osteoarthritis. Fifteen Allegretto knees were implanted with...

    Authors: Arpad Konyves, Charles A Willis-Owen and Anthony J Spriggins

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:94

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Total knee arthroplasty is reported to improve the patient's quality of life and mobility. However loss of mobility and pain prior to surgery often results in disuse atrophy of muscle. As a consequence the bas...

    Authors: Erik Hohmann, Kevin Tetsworth, Stefanie Hohmann and Adam L Bryant

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:93

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  41. Content type: Case report

    We describe a novel closed pantalar dislocation with an associated sagittal medial talar body and medial malleolus fractures. Closed reduction was attempted unsuccessfully. Open reduction was performed, reveal...

    Authors: Nicholas D Clement, Sally-Ann Phillips and Leela C Biant

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:92

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Current treatments for osteochondral injuries often result in suboptimal healing. We hypothesized that the combination of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) and fibrin would be superior to either method alone in treating...

    Authors: Alvin Chao-Yu Chen, Mel S Lee, Song-Shu Lin, Leou-Chuan Pan and Steve Wen-Neng Ueng

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:91

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  43. Content type: Research article

    The locking screws target the radial styloid, theoretically provide greater stability against radial styloid fragment. However, it is unknown whether the radial styloid locking screws increased the stability o...

    Authors: Kousuke Iba, Yasuhiro Ozasa, Takuro Wada, Tomoaki Kamiya, Toshihiko Yamashita and Mitsuhiro Aoki

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:90

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  44. Content type: Research article

    Management of tibial fractures associated with soft tissue injury remains controversial. Previous studies have assessed perfusion of the fractured tibia and surrounding soft tissues in the setting of a normal ...

    Authors: Henry Koo, Thomas Hupel, Rad Zdero, Alexei Tov and Emil H Schemitsch

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:89

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  45. Content type: Research article

    We reviewed the results of 25 consecutive patients who underwent revision of a hip resurfacing prosthesis to a total hip replacement. Revisions were performed for recurrent pain and effusion, infection and pro...

    Authors: Nemandra A Sandiford, Sarah K Muirhead-Allwood and John A Skinner

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:88

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  46. Content type: Research article

    Symptomatic atlantoaxial instability needs stabilization of the atlantoaxial joint. Among the various techniques described in literature for the fixation of atlantoaxial joint, Magerl's technique of transartic...

    Authors: Raj Bahadur, Tarun Goyal, Saravdeep S Dhatt and Sujit K Tripathy

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:87

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  47. Content type: Research article

    To investigate how unilateral cage-instrumented posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) affects the three-dimensional flexibility in degenerative disc disease by comparing the biomechanical characteristics of...

    Authors: Ti-Sheng Chang, Jia-Hao Chang, Chien-Shiung Wang, Hung-Yi Chen and Ching-Wei Cheng

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:86

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  48. Content type: Research article

    Giant cell tumors (GCTs) of bone are primary benign bone tumors that are characterized by a high number of osteoclast-like multinuclear giant cells (MNCs). Recent studies suggest that the spindle-shaped stroma...

    Authors: Yoshihiro Matsumoto, Yuko Okada, Jun-ichi Fukushi, Satoshi Kamura, Toshifumi Fujiwara, Keiichiro Iida, Mihoko Koga, Shuichi Matsuda, Katsumi Harimaya, Akio Sakamoto and Yukihide Iwamoto

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:85

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