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  1. Increase in hip intra-capsular pressure has been implicated in various hip pathologies, such as avascular necrosis complicating undisplaced femoral neck fracture. Our study aimed at documenting the relationshi...

    Authors: Chi-Hung Yen, Hon-Bong Leung and Paul Yun-Tin Tse
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2009 4:8
  2. Despite the numerous in-vitro studies on the mechanical properties and simulated injury mechanisms of the anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) and calcaneofibular ligament (CFL), the in-vivo biomechanical beha...

    Authors: Richard J de Asla, Michal Kozánek, Lu Wan, Harry E Rubash and Guoan Li
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2009 4:7
  3. Tissue-engineered bone may be developed by seeding the cells capable of both osteogenesis and vascularization on biocompatible composite scaffolds. The current study investigated the performance of mice bone m...

    Authors: Haiying Yu, Paul H Wooley and Shang-You Yang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2009 4:5
  4. The decision, whether to amputate or reconstruct a mangled extremity remains the subject of extensive debate since multiple factors influence the decision.

    Authors: Anastasios V Korompilias, Alexandros E Beris, Marios G Lykissas, Marios D Vekris, Vasileios A Kontogeorgakos and Panayiotis N Soucacos
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2009 4:4
  5. A variety of knee injuries and pathologies may cause a deficit in knee proprioception which may increase the risk of reinjury or the progression of disease. Stochastic resonance stimulation is a new therapy wh...

    Authors: Amber T Collins, J Troy Blackburn, Chris W Olcott, Douglas R Dirschl and Paul S Weinhold
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2009 4:3
  6. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury or reconstruction can cause knee impairments and disability. Knee impairments are related to quadriceps performance – accelerated reaction time (ART) – and disability to...

    Authors: Maria G Papandreou, Evdokia V Billis, Emmanouel M Antonogiannakis and Nikos A Papaioannou
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2009 4:2
  7. Thrombin related peptide (TP508) is a 23 amino-acid synthetic peptide that represents a portion of the receptor-binding domain of thrombin molecule. Previous studies have shown that TP508 can accelerate muscul...

    Authors: Brain M Hanratty, James T Ryaby, Xiao-Hua Pan and Gang Li
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2009 4:1
  8. A cross-sectional study was performed to describe the upper limb deformity and function in cerebral palsy patients and to determine the correlation of deformity, spasticity, motor control, and sensation to han...

    Authors: Karlen Law, Ellen Y Lee, Boris Kwok-Keung Fung, Lam Shuk Yan, Paata Gudushauri, Kwan Wing Wang, Josephine Wing-Yuk Ip and Shew Ping Chow
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:52
  9. Hip fracture is associated with pronounced morbidity and excess mortality in elderly women with postmenopausal osteoporosis. Many drugs have been developed to treat osteoporosis and to reduce the risk of osteo...

    Authors: Yoshinari Nakamura, Masatoshi Naito, Kazuo Hayashi, Abbas Fotovati and Samah Abu-Ali
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:51
  10. Endoprosthetic replacements of the proximal femur are commonly required to treat destructive metastases with either impending or actual pathological fractures at this site. Modular prostheses provide an off th...

    Authors: Coonoor R Chandrasekar, Robert J Grimer, Simon R Carter, Roger M Tillman and Adesegun T Abudu
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:50
  11. The purpose of this study is to analyze the morphology of the scapula with reference to the glenoid component implantation in reversed shoulder prosthesis, in order to improve primary fixation of the component.

    Authors: Carlos Torrens, Monica Corrales, Gemma Gonzalez, Alberto Solano and Enrique Cáceres
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:49
  12. Fourier Transform Infrared Imaging (FTIRI) is used to investigate the amide anisotropies at different surfaces of a three-dimensional cartilage or tendon block. With the change in the polarization state of the...

    Authors: Nagarajan Ramakrishnan, Yang Xia and Aruna Bidthanapally
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:48
  13. Emerging longitudinal data appear to demonstrate an alarming trend towards an increasing prevalence of osteolysis-induced mechanical failure, following total knee replacement (TKR). Even with high-quality mult...

    Authors: Timothy P Kurmis, Andrew P Kurmis, David G Campbell and John P Slavotinek
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:47
  14. MRI has proven to be an extremely valuable tool in the assessment of normal and pathological spinal anatomy. Accordingly, it is commonly used to assess containment of discal material by the outer fibers of the...

    Authors: Bradley K Weiner and Rikin Patel
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:46
  15. The effectiveness of thermal shrinkage on the medial parapatellar capsule for treating recurrent patellar dislocation is controversial. One of reasons why it is still controversial is that the effectiveness is...

    Authors: Naiquan Zheng, Brent R Davis and James R Andrews
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:45
  16. Sufficient primary stability is a prerequisite for the clinical success of cementless implants. Therefore, it is important to have an estimation of the primary stability that can be achieved with new stem desi...

    Authors: Maria E Zeman, Nicolas Sauwen, Luc Labey, Michiel Mulier, Georges Van der Perre and Siegfried V N Jaecques
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:44
  17. An evaluation of safety and efficacy of high molecular weight hyaluronan (HA) delivered at the time of arthroscopic debridement of the osteoarthritic knee.

    Authors: Xinning Li, Agam Shah, Patricia Franklin, Renee Merolli, Jill Bradley and Brian Busconi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:43
  18. There is no national joint replacement registry in the country of Asia and reports of national outcomes of joint replacement in Asia as yet. Therefore, this study was then to report a national data of the numb...

    Authors: Yu-Shu Lai, Hung-Wen Wei and Cheng-Kung Cheng
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:42
  19. There have been reports of serious complications associated with pedicle screw fixation, including nerve root injuries caused by accidental screw insertion. We have developed a new system of lumbar spinal inst...

    Authors: Yuichi Kasai, Tadashi Inaba, Koji Akeda and Atsumasa Uchida
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:41
  20. Anti-inflammatory drugs, NSAIDs, have become an important part of the pain management in day surgery. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of Coxib premedication on the intra-operative anaes...

    Authors: Ibrahim Turan, Anette Hein, Eva Jacobson and Jan G Jakobsson
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:40
  21. Varying surgical techniques, patient groups and results have been described regards the surgical treatment of post traumatic flexion contracture of the elbow. We present our experience using the limited latera...

    Authors: Mark D Brinsden, Andrew J Carr and Jonathan L Rees
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:39
  22. Accurately measuring in-vivo motion of the knee's patellofemoral (PF) joint is challenging. Conventional measurement techniques have largely been unable to accurately measure three-dimensional, in-vivo motion of ...

    Authors: Michael J Bey, Stephanie K Kline, Scott Tashman and Roger Zauel
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:38
  23. Surgical treatment of metastatic spinal cord compression with or without neural deficit is controversial. Karnofsky and Tokuhashi scores have been proposed for prognosis of spinal metastasis. Here, we conducte...

    Authors: Selcuk Yilmazlar, Seref Dogan, Basak Caner, Alper Turkkan, Ahmet Bekar and Ender Korfali
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:37
  24. Preserved blood flow to bone and soft tissue is essential for their normal function. To date only numerous methods are suitable for direct bone blood flow (BBF) measurement. Here, we introduce a novel quantita...

    Authors: Lior Dayan, Zohar Keidar, Ora Israel, Victor Milloul, Johnathan Sachs and Giris Jacob
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:36
  25. Many kind of hydroxyapatite-coated cups were used, with favorable results in short term studies; it was supposed that its use could improve osteointegration of the cup, enhancing thus stability and survivorshi...

    Authors: Fabio D'Angelo, Mauro Molina, Giacomo Riva, Giovanni Zatti and Paolo Cherubino
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:35
  26. Over the past years, there has been a growing number of knee osteoarthritis (KOA) patients who are not willing to comply with long-term non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) treatment and wish to use h...

    Authors: Olayinka O Adegbehingbe, Saburi A Adesanya, Thomas O Idowu, Oluwakemi C Okimi, Oyesiku A Oyelami and Ezekiel O Iwalewa
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:34
  27. There is an increasing number of rheumatoid patients who get septic arthritis. Chronic use of steroids is one of the important predisposing factors. The clinical picture of septic arthritis is different in imm...

    Authors: Abdulaziz Al-Ahaideb
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:33
  28. The correct diagnosis of a prosthetic joint infection (PJI) is crucial for adequate surgical treatment. The detection may be a challenge since presentation and preoperative tests are not always obvious and pre...

    Authors: Michael Müller, Lars Morawietz, Olaf Hasart, Patrick Strube, Carsten Perka and Stephan Tohtz
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:31
  29. The incidence of undetected radiographically iatrogenic longitudinal splitting in the anterior cortex during intramedullary nailing of the femur has not been well documented.

    Authors: Stamatios A Papadakis, Charalampos Zalavras, Raffy Mirzayan and Lane Shepherd
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:30
  30. The collagen structure in the superficial zone of articular cartilage is critical to the tissue's durability. Early osteoarthritis is often characterized with fissures on the articular surface. This is closely...

    Authors: Jian P Wu, Thomas B Kirk and Ming H Zheng
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:29
  31. Non-operative management of midshaft clavicle fractures is standard; however, surgical management is increasing. The purpose of this study is to compare the biomechanical performance of plate versus intramedul...

    Authors: S. Raymond Golish, Jason A. Oliviero, Eric I. Francke and Mark D. Miller
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:28
  32. A retrospective study of staged surgery for severe rigid scoliosis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the result of staged surgery in treatment of severe rigid scoliosis and to discuss the indications.

    Authors: Shi Yamin, Li Li, Wei Xing, Gao Tianjun and Zhang Yupeng
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:26
  33. The objective of this study was to evaluate the incidence of radiographic osteoarthritis in the operated knee in comparison with the contralateral knee ten years after a bone-tendon bone patellar autograft ACL...

    Authors: Cor P van der Hart, Michel PJ van den Bekerom and Thomas W Patt
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:24
  34. To determine whether posterior-only approach using pedicle screws in neuromuscular scoliosis population adequately addresses the correction of scoliosis and maintains the correction over time.

    Authors: Hitesh N Modi, Seung-Woo Suh, Hae-Ryong Song, Harry M Fernandez and Jae-Hyuk Yang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:23
  35. The von Willebrand Factor A (vWF A) domain is one of the most widely distributed structural modules in cell-matrix adhesive molecules such as intergrins and extracellular matrix proteins. Mutations in the vWF ...

    Authors: Yue Zhang, Zheng-ke Wang, Jun-ming Luo, Katsuaki Kanbe and Qian Chen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:21
  36. Though used for over a century, structural bone allografts suffer from a high rate of mechanical failure due to limited graft revitalization even after extended periods in vivo. Novel strategies that aim to impro...

    Authors: Brandon G Santoni, Nicole Ehrhart, A Simon Turner and Donna L Wheeler
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:20
  37. Data from 565 knee arthroscopies performed by two experienced knee surgeons between 2002 and 2005 for degenerative joint disorders, ligament injuries, loose body removals, lateral release of the patellar retin...

    Authors: TR Madhusudhan, TM Kumar, SS Bastawrous and A Sinha
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:19
  38. Synthetic- and naturally derived- biodegradable polymers have been widely used to construct scaffolds for cartilage tissue engineering. Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) are bioresorbable and biocompatible,...

    Authors: Munirah Sha'ban, Soon Hee Kim, Ruszymah BH Idrus and Gilson Khang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:17
  39. The purpose of the study is to retrospectively review the clinical outcome of our study population of middle-aged RA patients who had suffered extensor-tendon rupture. We reported the outcome of autogenous pal...

    Authors: Po-Jung Chu, Hung-Maan Lee, Yao-Tung Hou, Sheng-Tsai Hung, Jung-Kuei Chen and Jui-Tien Shih
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:16
  40. Reverse flow sural neurocutaneous flap has been utilized more frequently during the past decade to cover vital structures around the foot and ankle area. The potential advantages are the relatively constant bl...

    Authors: Syed Kamran Ahmed, Boris Kwok Keung Fung, Wing Yuk Ip, Margaret Fok and Shew Ping Chow
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:15
  41. The severity of associated soft tissue trauma in complex injuries of the extremities guides fracture treatment and decisively determines patient's prognosis. Trauma-induced microvascular dysfunction and increa...

    Authors: Michael Müller, Aleaxander C Disch, Nicole Zabel, Norbert P Haas and Klaus D Schaser
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:14
  42. Soy protein, a rich source of phytoestrogens, exhibit estrogen-type bioactivity. The purpose of this study was to determine if ingestion of isoflavones before ovariectomy can prevent bone loss following ovarie...

    Authors: Yang-Hwei Tsuang, Li-Ting Chen, Chang-Jung Chiang, Lien-Chen Wu, Yueh-Feng Chiang, Pei-Yu Chen, Jui-Sheng Sun and Chien-Che Wang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:12
  43. The human femur is commonly considered as a subsystem of the locomotor apparatus with four conspicuous levels of organization. This phenomenon is the result of the evolution of the locomotor apparatus, which e...

    Authors: Ali A Samaha, Alexander V Ivanov, John J Haddad, Alexander I Kolesnik, Safaa Baydoun, Maher R Arabi, Irena N Yashina, Rana A Samaha and Dimetry A Ivanov
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008 3:11

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