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  1. A weight-bearing platform applied at the distal end of an Ilizarov external frame allows patients with hindfoot transfixations, foot deformities or plantar skin lesions to bear weight. This leads to an indirec...

    Authors: Jan Gessmann, Mustafa Citak, Birger Jettkant, Thomas A Schildhauer and Dominik Seybold

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:61

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Bony ankylosis of elbow is challenging and difficult problem to treat. The options are excision arthroplasty and total elbow replacement. We report our midterm results on nine patients, who underwent inverted ...

    Authors: Chadrabose Rex, Rameshkumar Periyasamy, Subbachandra Balaji, Premanand C, Shreyas Alva and Shiva Reddy

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:60

    Content type: Research article

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  3. This study will seek to identify a measurable radiographic index, the Metaphyseal-Diaphyseal Index (MDI) score to determine whether intra-operative fracture in osteoporotic bone can be predicted.

    Authors: Rishi Chana, Reza Mansouri, Chris Jack, Max R Edwards, Ravi Singh, Carmel Keller and Farid Khan

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:59

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Mechanoreceptors have been extensively studied in different joints and distinct signals that convey proprioceptive information to the cortex. Several clinical reports have established a link between the number...

    Authors: Miguel RB Moraes, Maria LC Cavalcante, José AD Leite, José N Macedo, Marianna LB Sampaio, Vagnaldo F Jamacaru and Mariana G Santana

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:58

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Evaluating the safety and efficacy of the Ilizarov fine-wire compression/distraction technique in the treatment of scaphoid nonunion (SNU), without the use of bone graft.

    Authors: Marko Bumbaširević, Slavko Tomić, Aleksandar Lešić, Vesna Bumbaširević, Zoran Rakočević and Henry D Atkinson

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:57

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Uncemented fixation of components in joint arthroplasty is achieved primarily through de novo bone formation at the bone-implant interface and establishment of a biological and mechanical interlock. In order to e...

    Authors: Dong Chen, Nicky Bertollo, Abe Lau, Naoya Taki, Tomofumi Nishino, Hajime Mishima, Haruo Kawamura and William R Walsh

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:56

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Femoral head cysts have been identified as a risk factor for early femoral failures after metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty (HRA) based on limited scientific data. However, we routinely performed HRA...

    Authors: Thomas P Gross and Fei Liu

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:55

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The strength of the cement-bone interface in hip arthroplasty is strongly related to cement penetration into the bone. A modified femoral pressuriser has been investigated, designed for closer fitting into the...

    Authors: Jian-Sheng Wang, Göran Garellick, Fred Kjellson, Elizabeth Tanner and Gunnar Flivik

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:54

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The purpose of this study was to identify graft osteoporosis post transplantation by micro-CT analysis, and the growth potential of growth plates in the transplanted limb.

    Authors: Hitesh N Modi, Seung Woo Suh, Boopalan Prjvc, Jae-Young Hong, Jae-Hyuk Yang, Young-Hwan Park, Jae-Moon Lee and Yong-Hyon Kwon

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:53

    Content type: Research article

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  10. In our experience results of the Oxford unicompartmental knee replacement have not been as good as had been expected. A common post operative complaint is of persistent medial knee discomfort, it is not clear ...

    Authors: Mark C Edmondson, David Isaac, Malin Wijeratna, Sean Brink, Paul Gibb and Paul Skinner

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:52

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Fibular hemimelia has been reported as the most common congenital longitudinal deficiency of the long bones. Previous studies have focused on the best treatment options for this congenital condition. There is ...

    Authors: Dimosthenis A Alaseirlis, Anastasios V Korompilias, Alexandros E Beris and Panayotis N Soucacos

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:51

    Content type: Research article

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  12. With new minimally-invasive approaches for angular stable plate fixation of proximal humeral fractures, the need for the placement of oblique inferomedial screws ('calcar screw') has increasingly been discusse...

    Authors: Georg Osterhoff, Christian Ossendorf, Guido A Wanner, Hans-Peter Simmen and Clément M Werner

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:50

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  13. All hip fracture patients with a cardiac murmur have an echocardiogram as a part of their preoperative work-up in our unit. We performed a retrospective audit to assess the impact of obtaining a pre-operative ...

    Authors: Prithee Jettoo, Rajesh Kakwani, Shahid Junejo, Imtiyaz Talkhani and Paul Dixon

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:49

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  14. To compare two different techniques of proximal pin placement for the treatment of intertrochanteric fractures in elderly patients utilizing the Orthofix Pertrochanteric Fixator.

    Authors: Marios D Vekris, Marios G Lykissas, Gregory Manoudis, Alexandros N Mavrodontidis, Christos D Papageorgiou, Anastasios V Korompilias, Ioannis P Kostas-Agnantis and Alexandros E Beris

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:48

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a multi-factorial disease and genetic factor is one of the important etiologic risk factors. Various genetic polymorphisms have been elucidated that they might be associated with OA. Rec...

    Authors: Tulyapruek Tawonsawatruk, Theeraroj Changthong, Sarinee Pingsuthiwong, Objoon Trachoo, Thanyachai Sura and Wiwat Wajanavisit

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:47

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  16. Elastic Stable intramedullary Nailing (ESIN) of dislocated diaphyseal femur fractures has become an accepted method for the treatment in children and adolescents with open physis. Studies focused on complicati...

    Authors: Martin M Kaiser, Gregor Zachert, Robert Wendlandt, Marion Rapp, Rebecca Eggert, Christine Stratmann, Lucas M Wessel, Arndt P Schulz and Benjamin J Kienast

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:46

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  17. Adequate post-operative pain relief following total knee replacement (TKR) is very important to optimal post-operative recovery. Faster mobilisation and rehabilitation ultimately results in optimum recovery ou...

    Authors: Ashok K Nigam, Drena M Taylor and Zulia Valeyeva

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:45

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Long term survivorship in total knee arthroplasty is significantly dependant on prosthesis alignment. Our aim was determine which alignment guide was more accurate in positioning of the tibial component in tot...

    Authors: James P Cashman, Fiona L Carty, Keith Synnott and Paddy J Kenny

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:44

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures are a menace to the elderly generation causing diminished quality of life due to pain and deformity. At first, conservative treatment still is the method of choice....

    Authors: Yohan Robinson, Christoph E Heyde, Peter Försth and Claes Olerud

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:43

    Content type: Review

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  20. After reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) external and internal rotation will often remain restricted. A postoperative alteration of the biomechanics in the remaining cuff is discussed as a contributing factor...

    Authors: Sebastian Herrmann, Christian König, Markus Heller, Carsten Perka and Stefan Greiner

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:42

    Content type: Research article

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  21. In peri- or intra-articular fractures of the tibia or femur, the presence of short metaphyseal bone fragments may make the application of an Ilizarov external fixator (IEF) challenging. In such cases, it may b...

    Authors: Theodoros B Grivas and Evangelos A Magnissalis

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:41

    Content type: Research article

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  26. 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

    Content type: Review

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  30. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  31. 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

    Content type: Technical Note

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  32. 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

    Content type: Review

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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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

    Content type: Technical Note

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  37. 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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  38. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  39. 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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  40. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  41. 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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  42. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  43. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  44. 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

    Content type: Review

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  45. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  46. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  47. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  48. 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

    Content type: Technical Note

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  49. 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

    Content type: Technical Note

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