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  1. There has been no report regarding the results of two-level keyhole foraminotomy. The purpose of this study was to detail clinical outcomes following consecutive two-level cervical foraminotomy (tandem keyhole...

    Authors: Hidetomi Terai, Akinobu Suzuki, Hiromitsu Toyoda, Hiroyuki Yasuda, Kunikazu Kaneda, Hirofumi Katsutani and Hiroaki Nakamura

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:38

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Currently, antegrade intramedullary nailing and minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) represent the main surgical alternatives in distal tibial fractures. However, neither choice is optimal for all bo...

    Authors: Sebastian Kuhn, Philipp Appelmann, Dorothea Mehler, Philip Pairon and Pol M Rommens

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:35

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  3. Radial mismatch, glenohumeral conformity ratios and differences between cartilaginous and osseous radii highly depend on the measured plane. The comparison of cartilaginous radii between humeral head and gleno...

    Authors: Valentin Zumstein, Marko Kraljević, Sebastian Hoechel, Annemarie Conzen, Andrej Maria Nowakowski and Magdalena Müller-Gerbl

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:34

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  4. Failure of pedicle screw fixation is often seen in patients with severe osteoporosis. We developed new lumbar spinal instrumentation (Tadpole system) for elderly patients who have osteoporotic bone and poor ge...

    Authors: Kriangkrai Wittayapairoj, Zhuo Wang, Toshihiko Sakakibara and Yuichi Kasai

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:33

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  5. An in vivo animal study and a prospective clinical study have indicated that bone marrow aspirate (BMA) augments spinal arthrodesis. However, there is no quantified data to explain why fusion rate can be augmente...

    Authors: Chi-Chien Niu, Song-Shu Lin, Li-Jen Yuan, Lih-Huei Chen, Tai-Long Pan, Chuen-Yung Yang, Po-Liang Lai and Wen-Jer Chen

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:32

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Proximal humeral fractures are common lesions of the elderly, but there are no established treatment guidelines. A surgical treatment for comminuted and displaced fractures of the proximal humerus was develope...

    Authors: Jiaming Xu, Changqing Zhang and Tao Wang

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:31

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  7. Although a substantial percentage of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) experience low back pain, the characteristics of lumbar spine pathology in RA patients has been poorly investigated. In our institut...

    Authors: Masanobu Ohishi, Hisaaki Miyahara, Masakazu Kondo, Yasuharu Nakashima, Kazumasa Terada, Yukio Esaki, Nobuo Kobara, Katsumi Harimaya, Yoshihiro Matsumoto and Yukihide Iwamoto

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:30

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The use of autologous blood concentrates, such as activated, concentrated platelets, in orthopaedic clinical applications has had mixed results. Research on this topic has focused on growth factors and cytokin...

    Authors: Justin M Hire, J Lee Evanson, Peter C Johnson, Steven D Zumbrun, M Kelly Guyton, James C McPherson III and John A Bojescul

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:29

    Content type: Research article

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  9. To evaluate the effect of drainage tube on prognosis after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and explore an effective treatment with favorable prognosis.

    Authors: Xiao-Han Liu, Pei-Liang Fu, Shi-Ying Wang, Ya-Juan Yang and Gen-Di Lu

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:27

    Content type: Research article

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2015 10:46

  10. This study investigates the safety and efficacy of anterolateral (AL) osteotomy for the treatment of lateral tibial plateau fractures merged with relatively simple and intact posterolateral (PL) corner displac...

    Authors: De-peng Meng, Tian-wen Ye and Ai-min Chen

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:26

    Content type: Research article

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2015 10:47

  11. Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is one factor known to cause pain and osteoarthritis (OA) of the hips. Although secondary OA due to hip dysplasia is common among Japanese populations, primary OA is seldom o...

    Authors: Kensuke Fukushima, Katsufumi Uchiyama, Naonobu Takahira, Mitsutoshi Moriya, Takeaki Yamamoto, Moritoshi Itoman and Masashi Takaso

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:25

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  12. This meta-analysis aimed to compare the therapeutic effect of mini-plate versus Kirschner wire (K-wire) internal fixation on the treatment of metacarpal and phalangeal fractures among Chinese Han population.

    Authors: Jiaming Xu and Changqing Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:24

    Content type: Research article

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2015 10:43

  13. Medical photography is used clinically for patient evaluation, treatment decisions, and scientific documentation. Although standards for medical photography exist in many branches of medicine, we have not enco...

    Authors: Metin Uzun, Murat Bülbül, Serdar Toker, Burak Beksaç and Adnan Kara

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:23

    Content type: Research article

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  14. In the literature, ‘below and lateral to the superior S1 facet’ is defined as the basic technique for screw introduction. Until a recently published modification, no analysis for alternative starting point has...

    Authors: Lukasz Kubaszewski, Andrzej Nowakowski and Jacek Kaczmarczyk

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:22

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  15. Fractures of the scaphoid are well known to be problematic especially when complicated by avascular necrosis, nonunion and carpal collapse. Fixation techniques have involved nonvascularised bone grafting; howe...

    Authors: Talal Al-Jabri, Ashim Mannan and Peter Giannoudis

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:21

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  16. Minimally invasive lateral approaches to the lumbar spine have been adopted to allow access to the intervertebral disc space while avoiding the complications associated with anterior or posterior approaches. T...

    Authors: Philip S Yuan, Kasra Rowshan, Rohit B Verma, Larry E Miller and Jon E Block

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:20

    Content type: Technical Note

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  17. Previous studies have demonstrated that pelvic incidence and sacral slope are significantly greater in idiopathic scoliosis patients compared with normal adolescents. However, whether these sagittal parameters...

    Authors: Bo Ran, Guo-you Zhang, Feng Shen, Jia-yu Chen, Ji-bin Wu, Feng-chao Zhao, Kai-jin Guo, Dun-yi Qi, Bing Zhou, Xiang-yang Chen, Xin-zhu Zhang, Yue-hua Qiao and Ming Li

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:19

    Content type: Research article

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2015 10:44

  18. This review analyzes the literature of bone grafts and introduces tissue engineering as a strategy in this field of orthopedic surgery. We evaluated articles concerning bone grafts; analyzed characteristics, a...

    Authors: Ahmad Oryan, Soodeh Alidadi, Ali Moshiri and Nicola Maffulli

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:18

    Content type: Review

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  19. The conventional measuring method for glenoid version is greatly influenced by the scapular body shape that varies widely between patients. We postulated that the glenoid vault version could be more useful tha...

    Authors: Noboru Matsumura, Kiyohisa Ogawa, Hiroyasu Ikegami, Philippe Collin, Gilles Walch and Yoshiaki Toyama

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:17

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  20. The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical outcome of various surgery methods in children suffering pathological dislocation of the hip joint due to coxotuberculosis.

    Authors: Xin Jiang, Yuan Li, Lijun Liu, MingXin Peng, XueYang Tang, DaoXi Wang and XiaoDong Yang

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:16

    Content type: Research article

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2015 10:42

  21. Relatively few studies have focused on the major medical complications that are more common in older adults. Furthermore, these studies have generally not reported how accurately a risk factor, or combination ...

    Authors: Honghui Tang, Jianfei Zhu, Feng Ji, Shouguo Wang, Yue Xie and Haodong Fei

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:15

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  22. This study aimed to determine whether calcium gluconate exerts protective effects on osteoarthritis (OA) induced by anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) transection and partial medial meniscectomy.

    Authors: Su-Jin Kang, Joo-Wan Kim, Ki-Young Kim, Sae-Kwang Ku and Young-Joon Lee

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:14

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  23. In vivo studies showing the effects of biologic healing-promoting factors on tendon-to-bone healing after rotator cuff repair have focused only on biologic healing-promoting factors and have not taken into consid...

    Authors: Soung-Yon Kim, Soo-Won Chae and Juneyoung Lee

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:12

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  24. The sagittal alignment of the spine changes depending on body posture and degenerative changes. This study aimed to observe changes in sagittal alignment of the lumbar spine with different positions (standing,...

    Authors: Eui Seok Lee, Cheol Woong Ko, Seung Woo Suh, Suresh Kumar, Il Kuy Kang and Jae Hyuk Yang

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:11

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  25. The aim of our study was to evaluate the clinical efficacy of posterior vs. anterior instrumentation for the treatment of spinal tuberculosis in adults.

    Authors: Pinglin Yang, Xijing He, Haopeng Li, Quanjin Zang and Baohui Yang

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:10

    Content type: Research article

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2015 10:40

  26. This study aims to observe the impact of the temperature of blood transfusion and infusion toward the perioperative cerebral oxygen metabolism and the postoperative cognitive recovery.

    Authors: Changwei Wei, Yijin Yu, Yi Chen, Yuexia Wei and Xinli Ni

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:8

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Long-term results of the 'classic’ low contact stress (LCS) total knee replacement (TKR) have been satisfactory; nonetheless, design changes have been made which resulted in the 'complete’ LCS TKR. The aim of ...

    Authors: Marieke J Piepers, Ruud P van Hove, Michel PJ van den Bekerom and Peter A Nolte

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:7

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  28. Clavicular hook plates are effective fixation devices for distal clavicle fractures and severe acromioclavicular joint dislocations. However, increasing number of studies has revealed that subacromial portion ...

    Authors: Hsin-Yu Lin, Poo-Kuang Wong, Wei-Pin Ho, Tai-Yuan Chuang, Yi-Shyan Liao and Chin-Chean Wong

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:6

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  29. The Editors of Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 7 (2013).

    Authors: Anish Raj Kadakia and Nicola Maffulli

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:4

    Content type: Reviewer Acknowledgement

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  30. Although the individual effects of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) and low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) on osteoarthritic (OA) chondrocytes have been reported, the effects of HBO combined with LIPUS treatment a...

    Authors: Li-Jen Yuan, Chi-Chien Niu, Song-Shu Lin, Chuen-Yung Yang, Yi-Sheng Chan, Wen-Jer Chen and Steve WN Ueng

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:5

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  31. The purpose of the study was twofold: first, to determine whether there is a statistically significant difference in the metal ion levels among three different large-head metal-on-metal (MOM) total hip systems...

    Authors: James Smith, David Lee, Kamal Bali, Pam Railton, David Kinniburgh, Peter Faris, Deborah Marshall, Brian Burkart and James Powell

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:3

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  32. The purpose of this study was to describe the radiological outcomes in patients with unilateral instrumented fixation for cervical dumbbell tumors.

    Authors: Kei Ando, Shiro Imagama, Zenya Ito, Kazuyoshi Kobayashi, Junichi Ukai, Akio Muramoto, Ryuichi Shinjo, Tomohiro Matsumoto, Hiroaki Nakashima, Yoshihiro Nishida and Naoki Ishiguro

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:2

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  33. Previous studies have shown the effect of a unique therapy with a non-invasive biomechanical foot-worn device (AposTherapy) on Caucasian western population suffering from knee osteoarthritis. The purpose of th...

    Authors: Avi Elbaz, Amit Mor, Ganit Segal, Yoav Aloni, Yee Hong Teo, Yee Sze Teo, Shamal Das-De and Seng Jin Yeo

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2014 9:1

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  34. Since the introduction of rhBMP-2 (Infuse®) in 2002, surgeons have had an alternative substitute to autograft and its related donor site morbidity. Recently, the prevalence of reported adverse events and compl...

    Authors: Jeffrey S Roh, Christopher A Yeung, Justin S Field and R Trigg McClellan

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:49

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  35. This study aims to compare the perioperative parameters and clinical results between microendoscopy laminoforaminotomy (MELF) and cervical arthroplasty (CA) in the treatment of one-level cervical spondylotic r...

    Authors: Guo Min Liu, Ya Jun Wang, Dong Sheng Wang and Qin-Yi Liu

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:48

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  36. Single photon emission computerized tomography and conventional computerized tomography (SPECT/CT) tracer uptake has been shown to reflect the loading history of the tibiofemoral knee joint and correlate with ...

    Authors: Armin Mucha, Milos Dordevic, Enrique A Testa, Helmut Rasch and Michael T Hirschmann

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:46

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  37. There is considerable controversy as to which posterior technique is best for the treatment of multi-level cervical spondylotic myelopathy. The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and radiographic re...

    Authors: Lifeng Lao, Guibin Zhong, Xinfeng Li, Lie Qian and Zude Liu

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:45

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  38. Osteoporosis is one of the commonest bone diseases in which bone fragility is increased. Over 300,000 patients present to hospitals in the UK with fragility fractures each year, with medical and social care co...

    Authors: Tamer Mettyas and Clare Carpenter

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:44

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  39. Locked plating (LP) of distal femoral fractures has become very popular. Despite technique suggestions from anecdotal and some early reports, knowledge about risk factors for failure, nonunion (NU), and revisi...

    Authors: Martin F Hoffmann, Clifford B Jones, Debra L Sietsema, Paul Tornetta III and Scott J Koenig

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:43

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  40. Current literature has shown the mechanism of how indirect fractures occur but has not determined what factors increase the risks of such fractures. The objective of this study is thus to determine the effect ...

    Authors: David C Kieser, Debra J Carr, Sandra CJ Leclair, Ian Horsfall, Jean-Claude Theis, Michael V Swain and Jules A Kieser

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:42

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  41. This study aims to explore the technique of soft tissue balance and joint tension maintenance in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with flexion contracture of the knee.

    Authors: Denglu Yan, Jing Yang and Fuxing Pei

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:41

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  42. There is a need for better interpretation of orthopedic treatment effects. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are already commonly used for patient evaluation. PROMs can be used to determine treatment e...

    Authors: Derk A van Kampen, W Jaap Willems, Loes W A H van Beers, Rene M Castelein, Vanessa A B Scholtes and Caroline B Terwee

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:40

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  43. Implant infection is one of the most severe complications within the field of orthopaedic surgery, associated with an enormous burden for the healthcare system. During the last decades, attempts have been made...

    Authors: Jim CE Odekerken, Jacobus JC Arts, Don AM Surtel, Geert HIM Walenkamp and Tim JM Welting

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:38

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  44. A combination of two emerging technologies, computer-assisted navigation and minimally invasive surgery, in total knee arthroplasty has gained increasing interests from orthopedic surgeons around the world. To...

    Authors: Satit Thiengwittayaporn, Auttakorn Kanjanapiboonwong and Detchart Junsee

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2013 8:37

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