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  1. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Seventy-nine patients underwent bilateral hip arthroplasty staged either at 1 week (Group 1) or after greater intervals (as suggested by the patients, mean 44 weeks, range 16-88 weeks) (Group 2), over a five y...

    Authors: Henry D Atkinson, Christopher A Bailey, Charles A Willis-Owen and Roger D Oakeshott

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:84

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Recent studies demonstrated an impact of the nervous system on particle-induced osteolysis, the major cause of aseptic loosening of joint replacements.

    Authors: Jie Xu, Max D Kauther, Julia Hartl and Christian Wedemeyer

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:83

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  4. Soft tissue necrosis following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) may be the cause of the devastating complication of deep infection. It necessitates an immediate operative intervention because it could potentially...

    Authors: Konstantinos Papaioannou, Stergios Lallos, Andreas Mavrogenis, Elias Vasiliadis, Olga Savvidou and Nikolaos Efstathopoulos

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:82

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Three Chinese patients suffered from severe lumbar spinal stenosis with debilitating symptoms due to a rare condition of ligamentum flavum cysts in the midline of the lumbar spine. This disease is distinct fro...

    Authors: Alexander Pak-Hin Chan, Tsz Cheung Wong, Koon-Man Sieh, Simon Siu-Man Leung, Kai-Yin Cheung and Kwai-Yau Fung

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:81

    Content type: Case report

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  6. Child with mild scoliosis is always a subject of interest for most orthopaedic surgeons regarding progression. Literature described Hueter-Volkmann theory regarding disc and vertebral wedging, and muscular imb...

    Authors: Hitesh N Modi, Seung-Woo Suh, Jae-Hyuk Yang, Jae-Young Hong, KP Venkatesh and Nasir Muzaffar

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:80

    Content type: Research article

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  7. We report a case of a symptomatic unicameral (simple) bone cyst of the lunate in a 42-year- old woman. The lesion was treated with curettage and cancellous autogenous iliac bone grafting. At five years of foll...

    Authors: Hakan Gündeş, Mustafa Sahin and Tugrul Alici

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:79

    Content type: Case report

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  8. Osteosarcoma is the most common type of solid bone cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related death in pediatric patients. Many patients are not cured by the current osteosarcoma therapy consisting ...

    Authors: Valerie A Siclari and Ling Qin

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:78

    Content type: Review

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  9. There is limited morphological data on the sex differences between the commonly used pelvic parameters. This study analysed the CT scans of 100 consecutive Caucasian patients, 61 males and 39 females, undergoi...

    Authors: Henry D Atkinson, Karanjeev S Johal, Charles Willis-Owen, Steven Zadow and Roger D Oakeshott

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:76

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Paediatric elbow biepicondylar fracture dislocations are very rare injuries and have been only published in two independent case reviews. We report a case of 13 years old boy, who sustained this unusual injury...

    Authors: Mahendrakumar Meta and David Miller

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:75

    Content type: Case report

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  11. Knee or tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis is a salvage procedure, often with unacceptable rates of nonunion. Basic science of fracture healing suggests that compression across a fusion site may decrease nonunion....

    Authors: Jeremy J McCormick, Xinning Li, Douglas R Weiss, Kristen L Billiar and John J Wixted

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:74

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Olecranon fractures are a common injury in fractures. The tension band technique for olecranon fractures yields good clinical outcomes; however, it is associated with significant complications. In many patient...

    Authors: Akimoto Nimura, Teruhiko Nakagawa, Yoshiaki Wakabayashi, Ichiro Sekiya, Atsushi Okawa and Takeshi Muneta

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:73

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Tubercular osteomylitis of scapula is extremely rare. The isolated involvement of this flat bone without any primary focus confuses the surgeon with other pathology and as a result there is always delay in dia...

    Authors: Sujit K Tripathy, Ramesh K Sen, Anurag Sharma and Tajir Tamuk

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:72

    Content type: Case report

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  14. Lipofibromatous hamartoma is a rare tumour of peripheral nerves which is characterised by an excessive infiltration of the epineurium and perineurium by fibroadipose tissue. To the best of our knowledge, only ...

    Authors: Talal Al-Jabri, Sunil Garg and Ganapathyraman V Mani

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:71

    Content type: Review

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  15. Psoas abscess was first described by Mynter in 1881. Though rare, its prevalence is increasing with advances in radiology and an increasing ability to accurately diagnose the condition. The symptoms of a psoas...

    Authors: Benan M Dala-Ali, Mary-Anne Lloyd, Satish B Janipireddy and Henry D Atkinson

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:70

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Quantitative knowledge on the anatomy of the medial collateral ligament (MCL) is important for treatment of MCL injury and for MCL release during total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The objective of this study was ...

    Authors: Fang Liu, Bing Yue, Hemanth R Gadikota, Michal Kozanek, Wanjun Liu, Thomas J Gill, Harry E Rubash and Guoan Li

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:69

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Bucket handle meniscal tears (BHMT) of the knee occur infrequently (approximately 10% of meniscal injuries). Simultaneous, bicompartmental BHMT are extremely rare. Previously, these have only been reported in ...

    Authors: Jonathan Wright, Chiharu Tamura, Iain Findlay and Aria Daneshfar

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:68

    Content type: Case report

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  18. Avulsion fractures of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) are uncommon. On the basis of the site of damage of the PCL, hyperflexion, pretibial trauma, and hyperextension are proposed as mechanisms of PCL inj...

    Authors: Hiroyasu Ogawa, Hiroshi Sumi and Katsuji Shimizu

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:67

    Content type: Case report

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  19. The use of an interference fit wedged bone plug to provide fixation in the tibial tunnel when using bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction offers many theoretic advan...

    Authors: Charles A Willis-Owen, Trevor C Hearn, Gregory C Keene and John J Costi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:66

    Content type: Research article

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  20. The choice of surgical treatments for unicompartmental osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is still somewhat controversial. Midterm results from cases treated using unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) or open...

    Authors: Ryohei Takeuchi, Yusuke Umemoto, Masato Aratake, Haruhiko Bito, Izumi Saito, Ken Kumagai, Yohei Sasaki, Yasushi Akamatsu, Hiroyuki Ishikawa, Tomihisa Koshino and Tomoyuki Saito

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:65

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Tuberculosis of symphysis pubis is a rare condition with hardly any report of such cases in the last decade. It is necessary to distinguish the entity from more common ones like Osteitis pubis and Osteomyeliti...

    Authors: Kamal Bali, Vishal Kumar, Sandeep Patel and Aditya K Mootha

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:63

    Content type: Case report

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  22. Hip fractures are a common injury among the elderly. Internal fixation with an intramedullary (IM) system has gained popularity for the treatment of intertrochanteric femur fractures. Multiple complications as...

    Authors: Xinning Li, Michael J Heffernan, Christina Kane and Walter Leclair

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:62

    Content type: Case report

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  23. The Marshall Smith Syndrome (MSS) is a rare congenital disorder, displaying a constellation of unique symptoms, including orofacial dysmorphisms, accelerated osseous maturation and dysplasias, mental retardati...

    Authors: Matthew Salter, Chandoo Kalmat, Henry Kroll and David Kim

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:61

    Content type: Case report

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  24. The treatment of displaced proximal humerus fractures, especially in elderly, remains controversial. The objective of this study was to evaluate functional outcome of locking plate used for fixation of these f...

    Authors: Sameer Aggarwal, Kamal Bali, Mandeep S Dhillon, Vishal Kumar and Aditya K Mootha

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:60

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Surgical reattachment of tendon and bone such as in rotator cuff repair, patellar-patella tendon repair and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction often fails due to the failure of regeneration of the...

    Authors: Pauline Po-Yee Lui, Peng Zhang, Kai-Ming Chan and Ling Qin

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:59

    Content type: Review

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  26. Historically, radiographs, micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) exams, palpation and histology have been used to assess fusions in a mouse spine. The objective of this study was to develop a faster, cheaper, r...

    Authors: Ashvin K Dewan, Rahul A Dewan, Nathan Calderon, Angie Fuentes, ZaWaunyka Lazard, Alan R Davis, Michael Heggeness, John A Hipp and Elizabeth A Olmsted-Davis

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:58

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Our study was designed to evaluate osseointegration among implants with three surface treatments: plasma-sprayed titanium (P), plasma-sprayed titanium with hydroxyapatite (PHA), and chemical-textured titanium ...

    Authors: Juan C Hermida, Arnie Bergula, Fred Dimaano, Monica Hawkins, Clifford W Colwell Jr and Darryl D D'Lima

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:57

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Hemo-lymphangiomas are rare benign tumors that arise from congenital malformation of the vascular system. They are usually diagnosed at birth or early in childhood. The management of hemo-lymphangiomas in chil...

    Authors: Ilias Kosmidis, Maria Vlachou, Anastasios Koutroufinis and Konstantinos Filiopoulos

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:56

    Content type: Case report

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  29. A possible difficulty in intra-articular fracture of the distal radius is the displacement tendency of the radial styloid process due to the tension of the brachioradialis tendon.

    Authors: Matthias Jacobi, Peter Wahl and Georges Kohut

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:55

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  30. Kyphoplasty is advantageous over vertebroplasty in terms of better kyphosis correction and diminished risk of cement extravasations. Literature described cement leakage causing neurological injury mainly after...

    Authors: Si-Young Park, Hitesh N Modi, Seung-Woo Suh, Jae-Young Hong, Won Noh and Jae-Hyuk Yang

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:54

    Content type: Case report

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  31. Osteosarcoma most commonly arises in the long bones of the skeleton, and rarely develops in the bones of the foot. We describe a patient who presented with left foot pain, whose radiographic evaluation reveale...

    Authors: Navin L Kumar, Andrew E Rosenberg and Kevin A Raskin

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:52

    Content type: Case report

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  32. Distal radius fractures are common. The increasing prevalence of osteoporosis contributes to frequently complex articular injuries sustained even after low energy falls. The best method of treating complex typ...

    Authors: RE Anakwe, LAK Khan, RE Cook and JE McEachan

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:51

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Acetabular fractures still are among the most challenging fractures to treat because of complex anatomy, involved surgical access to fracture sites and the relatively low incidence of these lesions. Proper eva...

    Authors: Jürgen Fornaro, Marius Keel, Matthias Harders, Borut Marincek, Gábor Székely and Thomas Frauenfelder

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:50

    Content type: Technical Note

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  34. Low grade fibromyxoid sarcoma (LGFMS) is a distinctive variant of fibrosarcoma with a high metastasizing potential and sometimes long interval between tumour presentation and metastasis. We present the case of...

    Authors: Christina Arnaoutoglou, Marios G. Lykissas, Ioannis D. Gelalis, Anna Batistatou, Anna Goussia, Michalis Doukas and Theodoros A. Xenakis

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:49

    Content type: Case report

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  35. Nonunion of the humeral shaft in patients with antiepileptic drug associated metabolic bone disorder constitute a challenging surgical problem difficult to treat due to seizure activity, osteoporosis, and poor...

    Authors: Vasileios S. Sioros, Marios G. Lykissas, Dimitrios Pafilas, Panayiotis Koulouvaris and Alexandros N. Mavrodontidis

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:48

    Content type: Case report

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  36. This case report describes the management of a 15 year old male with a biologically aggressive chondroblastoma of the knee. Following CT, bone scan, angiography and an open biopsy, the diagnosis was confirmed ...

    Authors: Slavko Tomić, Aleksandar Lešić, Marko Bumbaširević, Jelena Sopta, Zoran Rakočević and Henry D. Atkinson

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:47

    Content type: Case report

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  37. It is not clear whether total hip arthroplasty performed via a minimally invasive approach leads to less muscle trauma compared to the standard approach.

    Authors: Bernd Fink, Alexander Mittelstaedt, Martin S. Schulz, Pavol Sebena and Joachim Singer

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:46

    Content type: Research article

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  38. A variety of techniques are available for fixation of femoral shaft fractures following total hip arthroplasty. The optimal surgical repair method still remains a point of controversy in the literature. Howeve...

    Authors: James P. Lever, Rad Zdero, Markku T. Nousiainen, James P. Waddell and Emil H. Schemitsch

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:45

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  39. It is often challenging to find the causes for postoperative pain syndromes after total hip replacement, since they can be very allotropic. One possible cause is the muscular impingement syndrome. The most com...

    Authors: Michael Müller, Marc Dewey, Ivonne Springer, Carsten Perka and Stephan Tohtz

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:44

    Content type: Research article

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  40. The devastating earthquake in Sichuan, China on 12 May 2008 left thousands of survivors requiring medical care and intensive rehabilitation. In view of this great demand, the Chinese Speaking Orthopaedic Socie...

    Authors: Caroline Ngar-Chi Wong, Joseph Man-Kit Yu, Sheung-Wai Law, Herman Mun-Cheung Lau and Cavor Kai-Ming Chan

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:43

    Content type: Case report

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  41. Congenital talipes equino varus (CTEV) is a three dimensional deformity and is one of the most common congenital abnormalities affecting the lower limb and can be challenging to manage. Hind-foot deformity is ...

    Authors: Mohamed M. El-Sayed and Osama A. Seleem

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:42

    Content type: Review

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  42. Simultaneous bilateral femoral neck fractures are extremely rare and associated with various conditions. Up to now Most cases had correlations with major trauma, repetitive minor trauma, seizure, parathyroid o...

    Authors: Alireza Hootkani, Ali Moradi and Ehsan Vahedi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:41

    Content type: Case report

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  43. In-vitro mechanical tests are commonly performed to assess pre-clinically the effect of implant design on the stability of hip endoprostheses. There is no standard protocol for these tests, and the forces appl...

    Authors: Youngbae Park, Carolyne Albert, Yong-San Yoon, Göran Fernlund, Hanspeter Frei and Thomas R Oxland

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:40

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Spinal cord injury is a well-known predisposing factor for development of heterotopic ossification around the joints especially hip and elbow. Heterotopic ossification about the knee is usually located mediall...

    Authors: Ramin Espandar and Babak Haghpanah

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:39

    Content type: Case report

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  45. Although the rates of perioperative morbidity and mortality with simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty remain a concern, multiple studies have shown the procedure to be safe in selected patient popula...

    Authors: Benjamin C Taylor, Craig Dimitris, John G Mowbray, Steven T Gaines and Robert N Steensen

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:38

    Content type: Research article

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  46. This report describes the radiological and histological findings of a small cell osteosarcoma of a toe phalanx in a 38 year old man. This man presented with pain, swelling and redness of the left third toe. Me...

    Authors: Jantine PosthumaDeBoer, Harm CA Graat, Johannes Bras and Rachid Saouti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010 5:36

    Content type: Case report

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