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  1. Stable and well-aligned placement of tibial components during primary total knee arthroplasty is challenging in patients with bone defects. Although rectangular block-shaped augmentations are widely used to re...

    Authors: Sachiyuki Tsukada, Motohiro Wakui and Munenori Matsueda
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:36
  2. Unstable proximal femoral fractures are common and challenging for the orthopaedic surgeon. Often, these are treated with intramedullary nails. The most common mode of failure of any device to treat these frac...

    Authors: Andrej N Nikoloski, Anthony L Osbrough and Piers J Yates
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:35
  3. Different surgical techniques for lumbar discectomy are in vogue. This study compares the outcomes of two techniques for lumbar discectomy, viz. micro lumbar discectomy (LD) and conventional fenestration discecto...

    Authors: Shiju A Majeed, C S Vikraman, Vivek Mathew and Anish T S
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:34
  4. Novel bone substitutes have challenged the notion of autologous bone grafting as the ‘gold standard’ for the surgical treatment of fracture nonunions. The present study was designed to test the hypothesis that...

    Authors: Michael A Flierl, Wade R Smith, Cyril Mauffrey, Kaan Irgit, Allison E Williams, Erin Ross, Gabrielle Peacher, David J Hak and Philip F Stahel
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:33
  5. The patients with extremely severe spinal deformity are commonly considered high-risk candidates for surgical treatment because of their underlying lung disease. Currently, little has been reported about the p...

    Authors: Lifeng Lao, Xisheng Weng, Guixing Qiu and Jianxiong Shen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:32
  6. There is an increasing interest by doctors and patients in extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) for chronic plantar fasciopathy (PF), particularly in second generation radial extracorporeal shock wave ther...

    Authors: Christoph Schmitz, Nikolaus BM Császár, Jan-Dirk Rompe, Humberto Chaves and John P Furia
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:31
  7. Tendinopathies are often empirically treated with oral/topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications and corticosteroid injections despite their unclear effects on tendon regeneration. Recent studies indi...

    Authors: Maritha Fredriksson, Yan Li, Anders Stålman, Lars-Arne Haldosén and Li Felländer-Tsai
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:30
  8. Internal fixation of femoral fractures requires drilling holes through the cortical bone of the shaft of the femur. Intramedullary suction reduces the fat emboli produced by reaming and nailing femoral fractur...

    Authors: Melanie J Fox, Jennie M Scarvell, Paul N Smith, Shankar Kalyanasundaram and Zbigniew H Stachurski
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:29
  9. Despite extensive literature supporting the use of computerized tomography (CT) scans in evaluating scaphoid fractures, there has not been a consensus on the methodology for defining and quantifying union. The...

    Authors: Ruby Grewal, Uri Frakash, Said Osman and Robert Y McMurtry
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:28
  10. Various methods regarding allograft knee replacements have been described. The animal models, which are generally used for this purpose include sheep, dogs, goats, and pigs, and accrue significant costs for st...

    Authors: Manon Bachy, Ines Sherifi, Fréderic Zadegan, David Petrover, Hervé Petite and Didier Hannouche
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:27
  11. The massive cuff stitch (MCS) is known to be a strong suture, suitable for rotator cuff repair. We modified this technique for massive cuff tears by employing a horizontal medial mattress suture from an anchor...

    Authors: Masafumi Gotoh, Yasuhiro Mitsui, Kazuhiro Yoshimitsu, Kenjiro Nakama, Takahiro Okawa, Fujio Higuchi and Kensei Nagata
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:26
  12. In joint prosthetic surgery, various methods are used to provide implant stability. We used an injectable bone substitute, composed of calcium sulfate/hydroxyapatite, as bone defect filler to stabilize a tibia...

    Authors: Vasilis Zampelis, Magnus Tägil, Lars Lidgren, Hanna Isaksson, Isam Atroshi and Jian-Sheng Wang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:25
  13. The shoulder has the greatest range of motion of any joint in the human body. This is due, in part, to the complex interplay between the glenohumeral (GH) joint and the scapulothoracic (ST) articulation. Curre...

    Authors: Claudio Rosso, Andreas M Müller, Vahid Entezari, William A Dow, Brett McKenzie, Stacey K Stanton, Daniel Li, Andrea Cereatti, Arun J Ramappa, Joseph P DeAngelis, Ara Nazarian and Ugo Della Croce
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:24
  14. The objective of this study was to analyze our experience in treating femoral shaft fractures with different strategies, focusing on the first year after injury when the choice of method would have the greates...

    Authors: Yaron Sela, Oded Hershkovich, Nir Sher-Lurie, Amos Schindler and Uri Givon
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:23
  15. Submuscular and minimally invasive plate insertion is gaining popularity reducing the need for large open approaches and resulting in a smaller operative ‘footprint.’ With pediatric fractures and titanium impl...

    Authors: Martin F Hoffmann, John Gburek and Clifford B Jones
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:21
  16. Early diagnosis of Acute Osteomyelitis (OM) and Septic Arthritis (SA) is of vital importance to avoid devastating complications. There is no single laboratory marker which is sensitive and specific in diagnosi...

    Authors: Karthikeyan Maharajan, Dilip Kumar Patro, Jagdish Menon, Ananthanarayanan Palghat Hariharan, Sabhash Chandra Parija, Murali Poduval and Sreenivas Thimmaiah
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:19
  17. Tendon tears produce pain and decrease joint stability; each year, over 1.1 million rotator cuff tendon surgical procedures are performed worldwide. However, surgical success is highly variable, and the inabil...

    Authors: Darryl A Dickerson, Tarik N Misk, David C Van Sickle, Gert J Breur and Eric A Nauman
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:18
  18. Calcium phosphate cements are used frequently in orthopedic and dental surgeries. Strontium-containing drugs serve as systemic osteoblast-activating medication in various clinical settings promoting mechanical...

    Authors: Martin Baier, Patric Staudt, Roman Klein, Ulrike Sommer, Robert Wenz, Ingo Grafe, Peter Jürgen Meeder, Peter P Nawroth and Christian Kasperk
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:16
  19. Remote ballistic femoral fractures are rare fractures reported in the literature but still debated as to their existence and, indeed, their treatment. This study aimed to prove their existence, understand how ...

    Authors: David C Kieser, Debra J Carr, Sandra CJ Leclair, Ian Horsfall, Jean-Claude Theis, Mike V Swain and Jules A Kieser
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:15
  20. Although percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy (PELD) has shown favorable outcomes in the majority of lumbar discectomy cases, there were also some failures. The most common cause of failure is the incompl...

    Authors: Gun Choi, Hitesh N Modi, Nicolas Prada, Tae-Joon Ahn, Sung Hee Myung, Mi Sun Gang and Sang-Ho Lee
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:14
  21. The purpose of the study was to examine the effect of a foot-worn biomechanical device on the clinical measurements and gait patterns of patients with total hip arthroplasty (THA).

    Authors: Ganit Segal, Yaron Bar-Ziv, Steven Velkes, Vadim Benkovich, Gilad Stanger, Eytan M Debbi, Ronen Debi, Amit Mor and Avi Elbaz
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:13
  22. The aim of the study was to examine the reactivity of peripheral human leukocytes to various metal ions prior and following hip replacement in order to investigate implant-induced metal sensitivity.

    Authors: Csaba Vermes, József Kuzsner, Tamás Bárdos and Péter Than
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:12
  23. Maquet III procedure, unloved due to its complications (2% to 59%), has been progressively abandoned. At long-term follow-up, what happens to patients with complications that exceeded the initial ones (Acta Or...

    Authors: Fernando Fonseca, João Pedro Oliveira and Pinho Marques
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:11
  24. It has been recently reported that local injection of autologous blood in tennis elbow offers a significant benefit by virtue of various growth factors contained therein. The objective of our study was assessm...

    Authors: Nipun Jindal, Yusuf Gaury, Ramesh C Banshiwal, Ravinder Lamoria and Vikas Bachhal
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:10
  25. In the literature, little is known about the level and pattern of rugby injuries. Of the shoulder injuries reported, 51% of these are caused during a tackle, and 65% of all match injuries affected the shoulder.

    Authors: Ian G Horsley, Elizabeth M Fowler and Christer G Rolf
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:9
  26. The orientation of the acetabular component in metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty affects wear rate and hence failure. This study aimed to establish if interpretation of pelvic radiographs with Trauma...

    Authors: Daniel J Westacott, John McArthur, Richard J King and Pedro Foguet
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:8
  27. The wire fixation and the cable grip fixation have been developed for the extended trochanteric osteotomy (ETO) in the revision of total hip arthroplasty (THA). Many studies reported the postoperative performa...

    Authors: Zhonglin Zhu, Hui Ding, Hongyi Shao, Yixin Zhou and Guangzhi Wang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:7
  28. Intracompartmental pressure (ICP) as the diagnostic gold standard in the management of chronic compartment syndrome (CCS) is debated. We present a diagnostic protocol in which the decision to operate can be ba...

    Authors: Jan Roar Orlin, Jarle Øen and John Roger Andersen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:6
  29. Haemarthrosis and pain adversely affects the functional outcome of ACL reconstruction, especially in case of DB ACL reconstruction due to more extensive procedure. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the ...

    Authors: Vibhu Bahl, Ankit Goyal, Vineet Jain, Deepak Joshi and Deepak Chaudhary
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:5
  30. Conventional technique of valgus osteotomy of the proximal femur involves removal of a partial or full thickness lateral based wedge from the peritrochanteric region. The purpose of this article is to describe...

    Authors: Ashok S Gavaskar and Naveen T Chowdary
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:4
  31. Patients post total hip arthroplasty (THA) remain at high risk of developing Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) during the recovery period following surgery despite the availability of effective pharmacological and me...

    Authors: Barry J Broderick, Oisin Breathnach, Finbarr Condon, Eric Masterson and Gearóid ÓLaighin
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:3
  32. Spinal fusion is a common orthopaedic procedure that has been previously modeled using canine, lapine, and rodent subjects. Despite the increasing availability of genetically modified mouse strains, murine mod...

    Authors: Justin Bobyn, Anton Rasch, David G Little and Aaron Schindeler
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:2
  33. Retrospective cohort study of 1430 patients undergoing lumbar spinal fusion from 2002 - 2009. Objective: The goal of this study was to compare and evaluate the number of complications requiring reoperation in ...

    Authors: Martin F Hoffmann, Clifford B Jones and Debra L Sietsema
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:1
  34. Autologous chondrocyte transplantation is a promising technique for treatment of cartilage defects. Three dimensional chondrocyte cultures on a scaffold are widely used to retain the chondrogenic phenotype. Us...

    Authors: Jeerawan Klangjorhor, Puwapong Nimkingratana, Jongkolnee Settakorn, Dumnoensun Pruksakorn, Taninnit Leerapun, Olarn Arpornchayanon, Sattaya Rojanasthien, Prachya Kongtawelert and Peraphan Pothacharoen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:40
  35. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the functional outcome, union and complication rates after surgical treatment of unstable or displaced proximal humeral fractures using the Polarus intramedullary nail,...

    Authors: Peter V Giannoudis, Fragiskos N Xypnitos, Rozalia Dimitriou, Nick Manidakis and Roger Hackney
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:39
  36. Dedifferentiated chondrosarcomas consist of two distinguishable components: low-grade chondrosarcoma components and high-grade dedifferentiated components.

    Authors: Kazuya Yokota, Akio Sakamoto, Yoshihiro Matsumoto, Shuichi Matsuda, Katsumi Harimaya, Yoshinao Oda and Yukihide Iwamoto
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:38
  37. Scaffold-assisted autologous chondrocyte implantation is an effective clinical procedure for cartilage repair. From the regulatory point of view, the ovine model is one of the suggested large animal models for...

    Authors: Michaela Endres, Katja Neumann, Bei Zhou, Undine Freymann, David Pretzel, Marcus Stoffel, Raimund W Kinne and Christian Kaps
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:37
  38. Low back pain is a common musculoskeletal disorder defined as pain and soreness, muscle tension, or stiffness in the lumbosacral area of the spine which does not have a specific cause. Low back pain results in...

    Authors: Amanda J P Hutchinson, Simon Ball, Jeremy C H Andrews and Gareth G Jones
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:36
  39. Interspinous distraction devices (IPDD) are indicated as stand-alone devices for the treatment of spinal stenosis. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the results of patients undergoing surgery for spinal...

    Authors: Avraam Ploumis, Pavlos Christodoulou, Dimitrios Kapoutsis, Ioannis Gelalis, Vasilios Vraggalas and Alexander Beris
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:35
  40. A recent study from our laboratory has demonstrated improved range of motion in the toes of broiler chickens afflicted with pyogenic flexor tenosynovitis when treated with local antibiotic and corticosteroid i...

    Authors: Blake R Turvey, Paul S Weinhold, Reid W Draeger, Donald K Bynum and Laurence E Dahners
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:34
  41. In a standard total knee replacement, tibial component alignment is a key factor for the long term success of the surgery. The purpose of this study is to compare the accuracy of extramedullary and intramedull...

    Authors: Vikas Karade, B Ravi and Manish Agarwal
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:33
  42. Patients undergoing cementless total knee arthroplasty (TKA) sometimes suffer large blood loss. In a retrospective study, we explored whether postoperative intra-articular retrograde injection of tranexamic ac...

    Authors: Hirotaka Mutsuzaki and Kotaro Ikeda
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:32
  43. We have recently developed a subcutaneous anterior pelvic fixation technique (INFIX). This internal fixator permits patients to sit, roll over in bed and lie on their sides without the cumbersome external appl...

    Authors: Jonathan M Vigdorchik, Amanda O Esquivel, Xin Jin, King H Yang, Ndidi A Onwudiwe and Rahul Vaidya
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:31
  44. Fractures of the distal third of the leg are increasingly common and are often handled by open reduction and internal fixation. Exposure and infection of internal hardware could occur, especially after high en...

    Authors: Luca Vaienti, Adriano Di Matteo, Riccardo Gazzola, Luca Pierannunzii, Giovanni Palitta and Andrea Marchesi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:30
  45. Basic Science. To investigate humeral head translations and glenohumeral ligament elongation with a dual fluoroscopic imaging system.

    Authors: Daniel F Massimini, Patrick J Boyer, Ramprasad Papannagari, Thomas J Gill, Jon P Warner and Guoan Li
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:29
  46. Patellofemoral joint replacement is a successful treatment option for isolated patellofemoral osteoarthritis. However, results of later conversion to total knee replacement may be compromised by periprosthetic...

    Authors: Hans-Peter W van Jonbergen, Bernardo Innocenti, Gian Luca Gervasi, Luc Labey and Nico Verdonschot
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:28
  47. There is limited literature regarding the peri-operative and surgical management of patients with rheumatoid disease undergoing lower limb arthroplasty. This review article summarises factors involved in the p...

    Authors: Nicholas D Clement, Stephen J Breusch and Leela C Biant
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:27

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