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  1. Aseptic loosening is one of the greatest problems in hip replacement surgery. The rotation center of the hip is believed to influence the longevity of fixation. The aim of this study was to compare the influen...

    Authors: Alexander Wegner, Max Daniel Kauther, Stefan Landgraeber and Marius von Knoch
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:25
  2. Pulsed electromagnetic fields (PEMF) stimulation for the treatment of bone nonunion or delayed union have been in use for several years, but on a limited basis. The aim of this study was to assess the overall ...

    Authors: Aggelos Assiotis, Nick P Sachinis and Byron E Chalidis
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:24
  3. The application of new techniques and materials in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) continue to be a primary focus in orthopedic surgery. The primary aim of the present study is to evaluate post TKA total range o...

    Authors: David R Lionberger, Mitchell D Eggers, Kathryn E Brewer and Li Fang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:22
  4. Acute traumatic patellar dislocation is a common injury in the active and young adult populations. MRI of the knee is recommended in all patients who present with acute patellar dislocation. Numerous operative...

    Authors: Chun-Hao Tsai, Chin-Jung Hsu, Chih-Hung Hung and Horng-Chaung Hsu
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:21
  5. Non-union continues to be one of the orthopedist’s greatest challenges. Despite effective culture methods, the detection of low-grade infection in patients with non-union following tibial fracture still presen...

    Authors: Justus Gille, Steffen Wallstabe, Arndt-Peter Schulz, Andreas Paech and Ulf Gerlach
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:20
  6. Transscaphoid perilunate fracture dislocation is a rare injury and can be easily missed at the initial treatment. Once ignored, late reduction is not possible and needs extensive dissection. An alternative tre...

    Authors: Bhavuk Garg, Tarun Goyal and Prakash P Kotwal
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:19
  7. Major limb amputation is reported to be a major but preventable public health problem that is associated with profound economic, social and psychological effects on the patient and family especially in develop...

    Authors: Phillipo L Chalya, Joseph B Mabula, Ramesh M Dass, Isdori H Ngayomela, Alphonce B Chandika, Nkinda Mbelenge and Japhet M Gilyoma
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:18
  8. Less invasive approaches for hip arthroplasty have been developed in order to decrease traumatisation of soft tissue and shorten hospital stay. However, the benefits with a new technique can be at the expense ...

    Authors: Ola Hallert, Yan Li, Harald Brismar and Urban Lindgren
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:17
  9. Obesity rates continue to rise and more total hip arthroplasty procedures are being performed in progressively younger, obese patients. Hence, maintenance of long term physical function will become very import...

    Authors: Heather K Vincent, MaryBeth Horodyski, Peter Gearen, Richard Vlasak, Amanda N Seay, Bryan P Conrad and Kevin R Vincent
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:16
  10. Osteoarthritis prevalence is increasing, placing greater demands on healthcare and future socioeconomic costing models. Exercise and non-pharmacological methods should be employed to manage this common and dis...

    Authors: Jonathan Daniel Stevenson and Richard Roach
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:15
  11. Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) is the most common complication following major joint surgery. While attention has been focused upon the incidence of thromboembolic disease following total hip or knee arthroplast...

    Authors: David J Bryson, Chika E Uzoigwe and Jason Braybrooke
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:14
  12. Not all patients gain the same degree of improvement from total hip replacement and the reasons for this are not clear. Many investigators have assessed predictors of general outcome after hip surgery. This st...

    Authors: George H Smith, Simon Johnson, James A Ballantyne, Edward Dunstan and Ivan J Brenkel
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:13
  13. The aim of the present study was to compare the in vivo articulation of the healthy knee to the contralateral knee of subjects with acute and chronic PCL injuries.

    Authors: Sivashankar Chandrasekaran, Jennifer M Scarvell, Graham Buirski, Kevin R Woods and Paul N Smith
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:12
  14. The sources of shockwave generation include electrohydraulic, electromagnetic and piezoelectric principles. Electrohydraulic shockwaves are high-energy acoustic waves generated under water explosion with high ...

    Authors: Ching-Jen Wang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:11
  15. Microfracture is a first-line treatment option for cartilage repair. In microfracture, subchondral mesenchymal cortico-spongious progenitor cells (CSP) enter the defect and form cartilage repair tissue. The ai...

    Authors: Jan Philipp Krüger, Michaela Endres, Katja Neumann, Bruno Stuhlmüller, Lars Morawietz, Thomas Häupl and Christian Kaps
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:10
  16. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a common form of treatment to relieve pain and improve function in cases of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Good clinical outcomes have been reported with a variety of TKA prosthese...

    Authors: Hajime Yamanaka, Ken-ichiro Goto and Munetaka Suzuki
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:9
  17. Current surgical approaches to the distal radius include dorsal and palmar plate fixation. While palmar plates have gained widespread popularity, few reports have provided data on long term clinical outcomes i...

    Authors: Michael G Jakubietz, Joerg G Gruenert and Rafael G Jakubietz
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:8
  18. One potential complication of retrograde femoral nailing in the treatment of femur fractures is the risk of septic knee. This risk theoretically increases in open fractures as a contaminated fracture site has ...

    Authors: Jason J Halvorson, Marc Barnett, Ben Jackson and John P Birkedal
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:7
  19. To compare the efficacy of medial and lateral entry pinning with lateral entry pinning for percutaneous fixation of displaced (Gartland type II and type III) extension type supracondylar fractures of the humer...

    Authors: Abhijan Maity, Debasish Saha and Debasis Sinha Roy
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:6
  20. Distal radius fracture is a common injury with a variety of operative and non-operative management options. There remains debate as to the optimal treatment for a given patient and fracture. Despite the popula...

    Authors: Joideep Phadnis, Alex Trompeter, Kieran Gallagher, Lucy Bradshaw, David S Elliott and Kevin J Newman
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:4
  21. This was a retrospective review of the nine open wedge high tibial osteotomy (HTO) done in a regional hospital in Hong Kong from 2006 to 2008. The mechanical hip-knee-ankle angle improved from average 169.5°(1...

    Authors: Jason CH Fan
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:3
  22. The clavicle hook plate achieves like most other operative techniques, a high percentage of union and a low percentage of complications however concerns about long term complications still exist, particularly ...

    Authors: Davut Tiren, Alexander JM van Bemmel, Dingeman J Swank and Frits M van der Linden
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:2
  23. The importance of appropriately selecting patients based on factors such as bone mineral density, body mass index, age, gender, and femoral component size has been demonstrated in many studies as an aid in dec...

    Authors: Thomas P Gross and Fei Liu
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2012 7:1
  24. A discrepancy in leg length and femoral offset restoration is the leading cause of patient dissatisfaction in hip replacement surgery and has profound implications on patient quality of life. The aim of this s...

    Authors: Katie A Herman, Alan J Highcock, John D Moorehead and Simon J Scott
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:65
  25. Flexible intramedullary nailing has emerged as an accepted procedure for paediatric femoral fractures. Present indications include all patients with femoral shaft fractures and open physis. Despite its excelle...

    Authors: Ramprakash Lohiya, Vikas Bachhal, Usman Khan, Deepak Kumar, Vishwapriya Vijayvargiya, Sohan S Sankhala, Rakesh Bhargava and Nipun Jindal
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:64
  26. The fractured neck of femur (NOF) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. The mortality attendant upon such fractures is 10% at 1 month and 30% at one year with a cost to the NHS of £1.4 billion annuall...

    Authors: David J Bryson, Scott Knapp, Rory G Middleton, Murtuza Faizi, Hardik Bhansali and Chika E Uzoigwe
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:63
  27. Glucocorticoid (GC)-induced osteonecrosis (ON) is an important complication of medical therapy. The exact pathomechanisms of ON has not been clearly elucidated. There is a need for a reproducible animal model ...

    Authors: Mohammad Amin Kerachian, Edward J Harvey, Denis Cournoyer, Terry Y Chow, Ayoub Nahal and Chantal Séguin
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011 6:62
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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

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