Mid-term progressive loosening of hydroxyapatite-coated femoral stems paired with a metal-on-metal bearing
Several hydroxyapatite (HA)-coated femoral stems from a single manufacturer were identified to have aseptically loosened at mid-term follow-up despite prior radiographic appearance of osseointegration. Possibl... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 19, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Trevor Gascoyne, Bryan Flynn, Thomas Turgeon and Colin Burnell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impairment of circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) in patients with glucocorticoid-induced avascular necrosis of the femoral head and changes of EPCs after glucocorticoid treatment in vitro
Avascular necrosis of the femoral head (ANFH) is a severe complication after high-dose glucocorticoid (GC) administration. The pathogenesis of GC-induced ANFH remains unclear. Though the important role of endo... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 19, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Peng Ding, Wen Zhang, Qiyuan Tan, Chen Yao and Sen Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A bibliometric analysis of classic publications in web of science category of orthopedics
The past century has witnessed the rapid development of operation technique, surgical instruments, and knowledge of the diseases in orthopedics. In the academic history, a number of classic papers boosted the ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 19, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yunzhu Li, Gang Xu, Xiao Long and Yuh-Shan Ho Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cement injection and postoperative vertebral fractures during vertebroplasty
Vertebroplasty is the most widely used method for treating osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCF). During this procedure, bone cement is injected into the vertebral body. Fracture and additional f... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 19, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Le Hu, Hao Sun, Hua Wang, Jun Cai, Yuping Tao, Xinmin Feng and Yongxiang Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of the accelerometer-based navigation system with conventional instruments for total knee arthroplasty: a propensity score-matched analysis
This study aimed to determine whether the ABN system could improve the accuracy of mechanical... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiang Gao, Yu Sun, Zhao-He Chen, Tian-Xu Dou, Qing-Wei Liang and Xu Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical approaches and outcomes for cervical myelopathy with increased signal intensity on T2-weighted MRI: a meta-analysis
Increased signal intensity (ISI) on T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) often indicates severe compression in patients with cervical myelopathy (CM). The optimal surgical approach for CM patients with... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuan Xu, Feng Chen, Yipeng Wang, Jianguo Zhang and Jianhua Hu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is it difficult to obtain inter-observer agreement in the measurement of the beta angle in ultrasound evaluation of the paediatric hip?
The aim of this study was to determine the differences and consistencies in the morphological and angular interpretations of standard USG images. Therefore, it was aimed to show the correlations of orthopaedic... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ozgun Karakus, Ozgur Karaman, Ahmet Sinan Sari, Mehmet Mufit Orak and Hasan Hilmi Muratli Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Treatment of cam-type femoroacetabular impingement using anterolateral mini-open and arthroscopic osteochondroplasty
Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is associated with decreased hip function and early hip osteoarthritis. Surgical treatment is often required to halt the process of mechanical degeneration. The study investi... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cheng-Ta Wu, Mohammed Mahameed, Po-Chun Lin, Yu-Der Lu, Feng-Chi Kuo and Mel S. Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Oblique lumbar interbody fusion for adjacent segment disease after posterior lumbar fusion: a case-controlled study
This study assessed clinical and radiographic outcomes of oblique lumbar interbody fusion (OLIF) in comparison with posterior reoperation for adjacent segment disease (ASD). (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cong Jin, Minghua Xie, Lei He, Wenbin Xu, Weiqi Han, Wengqing Liang and Yu Qian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of a novel customized cutting and rotating template for Bernese periacetabular osteotomy
Bernese periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) has been shown to be applicable as a hip-preserving technique for the treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). The approach could be designed preoperatively... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xuyi Wang, Shixian Liu, Jianping Peng, Zhonglian Zhu, Linlin Zhang, Jianzhong Guan and Xiaodong Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Adopting the direct anterior approach: experience and learning curve in a Chinese patient population
There are concerns regarding the complications encountered during the learning curve when switching to a direct anterior approach (DAA) for total hip arthroplasty (THA). The purpose of our study is to report o... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiangpeng Kong, Luis Grau, Alvin Ong, Charlie Yang and Wei Chai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of implant failure rates of different plates for midshaft clavicular fractures based on fracture classifications
The aim of our study was to investigate failure rates of reconstruction plate and non-reconstruction plate, and find the best strategy for implant selection for different fracture types for midshaft clavicular... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yung-Cheng Chiu, Kui-Chou Huang, Cheng-Min Shih, Kun-Tsan Lee, Kun-Hui Chen and Cheng-En Hsu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Lipolytic inhibitor G0S2 modulates glioma stem-like cell radiation response
In the original publication of this article [1], the Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO) accession code GSE79772 is wrong. The correct accession code should be GSE86213. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yinfang Wang, Yanli Hou, Weiwei Zhang, Angel A. Alvarez, Yongrui Bai, Bo Hu, Shi-Yuan Cheng, Kun Yang, Yanxin Li and Haizhong Feng Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Application of thrombelastography (TEG) for safety evaluation of tranexamic acid in primary total joint arthroplasty
The objective of this study is to eval... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiang-Dong Wu, Yu Chen, Mian Tian, Yao He, Yu-Zhang Tao, Wei Xu, Qiang Cheng, Cheng Chen, Wei Liu and Wei Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A polyaxial fixation brace for the treatment of idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus in newborns
Treatment of idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV) is challenging for pediatric orthopedic surgeons. The Ponseti method is an effective protocol for treatment due to its technique of manipulation, c... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuxi Su, Yan Xie, Xiaopeng Kang and Guoxin Nan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Novel implant design of the proximal interphalangeal joint using an optimized rolling contact joint mechanism
The aims of this study were to propose a novel implant design for the proximal interphalangeal joint (PIPJ) of the hand using a rolling contact joint (RCJ) mechanism and to derive an optimal implant design bas... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Seok Woo Hong, Junsuk Yoon, Yong-Jae Kim and Hyun Sik Gong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hand fracture epidemiology and etiology in children —time trends in Malmö, Sweden, during six decades
The aim of this study was to describe hand fracture epidemiology/etiology in city children and describe time trend during six decades. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Vasileios Lempesis, Bj örn E. Rosengren, Lennart Landin, Carl Johan Tiderius and Magnus K. Karlsson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

IL17RC affects the predisposition to thoracic ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament
Thoracic ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (T-OPLL) can cause thoracic spinal stenosis, which results in intractable myelopathy and radiculopathy. The etiology of T-OPLL is unknown and the co... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Peng Wang, Xiaoguang Liu, Xiao Liu, Chao Kong, Ze Teng, Yunlong Ma, Lei Yong, Chen Liang, Guanping He and Shibao Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

CDH2 gene rs11564299 polymorphism is a risk factor for knee osteoarthritis in a Chinese population: a case –control study
Cadherin-2 (CDH2) gene polymorphisms were reported to be associated with the induction and development of knee osteoarthritis (OA). (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Houlai Shang, Yuedong Hao, Wenhao Hu, Xiaohui Hu and Qing Jin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) in elective intertrochanteric fracture patients result in reduced length of hospital stay (LOS) without compromising functional outcome
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) has rapidly gained popularity among hip or knee arthroplasty area which can decrease hospital length of stay (LOS). However, limited data exist regarding its safety and e... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yan Kang, Jianxing Liu, Haihong Chen, Wang Ding, Jianqing Chen, Bin Zhao and Xiaofan Yin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Radiological exploration on adjacent segments after total cervical disc replacement with Prodisc-C prosthesis
In the original publication of this article [1], the Table 1-5 were missing due to a mistake in the copy-editing stage (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shuai Xu, Yan Liang, Fanqi Meng, Kaifeng Wang and Haiying Liu Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Grape seed extract supplement increases bone callus formation and mechanical strength: an animal study
The positive effects of grape seed proanthocyanidin extract (GSPE) on bone health, which is a potent antioxidant, are known but its effects on fracture healing are not sufficiently covered in the literature. T... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Murat Gurger, Erhan Yilmaz, Seval Yilmaz, Gokhan Once, Mustafa Konuk, Emre Kaya, Yakup Say, Gokhan Artas and Hakan Artas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Preliminary exploration of a quantitative assessment index for the matching performance of anatomical bone plates using computer
To explore a new quantitative index to assess the matching performance of anatomical bone plates using digital technology. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xuhua Wu, Qingquan Xia, Ke Rong, Minfeng Gan, Gen Wen, Xiaofan Yin and Huilin Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mortality after osteoporotic hip fracture: incidence, trends, and associated factors
It is known that mortality after hip fracture increases compared to the general population; the trend in mortality is a controversial issue. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Olalla Guzon-Illescas, Elia Perez Fernandez, Natalia Cresp í Villarias, Francisco Javier Quirós Donate, Marina Peña, Carlos Alonso-Blas, Alberto García-Vadillo and Ramon Mazzucchelli Tags: Research article Source Type: research

BMSC affinity peptide-functionalized β-tricalcium phosphate scaffolds promoting repair of osteonecrosis of the femoral head
Osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) is a disabling disease. Early treatment is crucial to the prognosis of the disease. Core decompression (CD) is one of the most commonly used methods for the treatment o... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guozong Wang, Yi Li, Tiantong Sun, Congcong Wang, Li Qiao, Yi Wang, Kangkang Dong, Tao Yuan, Jiazheng Chen, Guanqiao Chen and Shui Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pullout strength of reinserted pedicle screws using the previous entry point and trajectory
This study compared the biomechanics of reinserted pedicle screws using the previous entry point and trajectory with those of correctly inserted pedicle screws. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xuanwu Huang, Zixiang Huang, Liwei Xu, Dongzhu Liang, Meichao Zhang and Hui Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is pseudoacetabulum an important factor determining SSTO application in total hip arthroplasty for Crowe IV hips? a retrospective cohort study
(Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 3, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Haiwen Peng, Guoqiang Zhang, Chi Xu, Tianhao Wang and Yan Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Stable gastric pentadecapeptide BPC 157 can improve the healing course of spinal cord injury and lead to functional recovery in rats
We focused on the therapeutic effects of the stable gastric pentadecapeptide BPC 157 in spinal cord injury using a rat model. BPC 157, of which the LD1 has not been achieved, has been implemented as an anti-ul... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 2, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Darko Perovic, Danijela Kolenc, Vide Bilic, Nenad Somun, Domagoj Drmic, Esmat Elabjer, Gojko Buljat, Sven Seiwerth and Predrag Sikiric Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Weight changes after total knee arthroplasty in Chinese patients: a matched cohort study regarding predictors and outcomes
The purpose of this study was to compare 2-year BMI changes between patients undergoing simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA), staged bilateral TKA, and unilateral TKA. We also sought to determi... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 2, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Pengfei Zan, Jie J. Yao, Kaiyuan Liu, Dong Yang, Weixu Li and Guodong Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Autologous cell-coated particles for the treatment of segmental bone defects —a new cell therapy approach
Adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells (AT-MSCs) are one of the most potent adult stem cells, capable of differentiating into bone, cartilage, adipose, muscle, and others. An innovative autologous AT-MS... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 1, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dror Ben-David, Bettina Fishman, Guy Rubin, Atara Novak, Ilana Laevsky, Avinoam Kadouri, Yasmin Nishri Katz, Ora Burger, Asaph Zaretsky, Noam Bor, Ephraim Tzur, Shai Meretzki and Nimrod Rozen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Topping-off surgery vs posterior lumbar interbody fusion for degenerative lumbar disease: a comparative study of clinical efficacy and adjacent segment degeneration
Studies have shown that adjacent segment degeneration (ASD) is a common complication after posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF), even a second surgery is required for some patients. It remains unclear whet... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dongyue Li, Yong Hai, Xianglong Meng, Jincai Yang and Peng Yin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Brace treatment can serve as a time-buying tactic for patients with congenital scoliosis
Infantile patients with congenital scoliosis (CS) can be confronted with increasing risk of mortality and morbidity. To date, the effectiveness of conservative treatment in CS has not been sufficiently investi... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuwen Wang, Zongxian Feng, Zhichong Wu, Yong Qiu, Zezhang Zhu and Leilei Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Quantitative assessment of distal radioulnar joint stability with pressure-monitor ultrasonography
Diagnosing distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) instability remains a challenge as it relies on physical examination. To quantitatively assess DRUJ stability, a pressure-monitor ultrasound system was developed. The ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuichi Yoshii, Hiroshi Yuine, Wen-lin Tung and Tomoo Ishii Tags: Technical note Source Type: research

Economic burden of surgical site infections within the episode of care following joint replacement
Recent policy initiatives, including Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Initiative by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Health Services (CMS), encourage healthcare providers to manage the total e... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ayoade Adeyemi and Paul Trueman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reconstruction of large segmental bone defects in rabbit using the Masquelet technique with α-calcium sulfate hemihydrate
Large segmental bone defects can be repaired using the Masquelet technique in conjunction with autologous cancellous bone (ACB). However, ACB harvesting is severely restricted. α-calcium sulfate hemihydrate (α... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 26, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhu Long Meng, Zi Quan Wu, Bi Xin Shen, Hong Bo Li, Yang Yang Bian, De Lu Zeng, Jian Fu and Lei Peng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outcomes after scarf osteotomy with and without Akin osteotomy a retrospective comparative study
The scarf osteotomy is a well-established surgical method for correcting a hallux valgus deformity. It is often combined with an Akin osteotomy. However, clear guidelines defining indication criteria are missi... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 26, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Gerhard Kaufmann, Maximilian Hofmann, Hanno Ulmer, David Putzer, Philipp Hofer and Dietmar Dammerer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The adductor tubercle can be a radiographic landmark for joint line position determination: an anatomic-radiographic correlation study
The adductor tubercle (AT) has been used intraoperatively as a landmark to evaluate the joint line position in knee arthroplasty. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the AT could be clearly iden... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kuang-Ting Yeh, Ing-Ho Chen, Chen-Chie Wang, Wen-Tien Wu, Kuan-Lin Liu and Cheng-Huan Peng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of a poloxamer-based thermosensitive gel on rotator cuff repair in a rabbit model: a controlled laboratory study
A common complication after rotator cuff repair is postoperative stiffness, which can be reduced by a simple application of an anti-adhesive agent. However, anti-adhesive agents may affect rotator cuff healing... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tae In Kim, Whanik Jung, Jin-Young Chung, Hyunseok Jeong and Sae Hoon Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnosis and treatment of hyperextension bicondylar tibial plateau fractures
To report the diagnosis, injury mechanisms, and imaging characteristics of hyperextension bicondylar tibial plateau fractures and examine the indications and feasibility of the modified anterior midline incisi... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ruibo Zhao, Zhangyuan Lin, Haitao Long, Min Zeng, Liang Cheng and Yong Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A nested case-control study on the risk factors of deep vein thrombosis for Chinese after total joint arthroplasty
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is one of the life-threatening complications of total joint arthroplasty (TJA) postoperatively, and its risk factors are still controversial. The aim of this study was to identify th... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 24, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hong Xu, Shaoyun Zhang, Jinwei Xie, Yiting Lei, Guorui Cao, Guo Chen and Fuxing Pei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fast-track program of elective joint replacement in hip and knee —patients’ experiences of the clinical pathway and care process
The clinical pathway and care program in elective total hip and knee replacement (THR/TKR) has, during the last decade, undergone considerable changes in many countries influenced by the concept of fast-track ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 21, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Urban Berg, Marie Berg, Ola Rolfson and Annette Erichsen-Andersson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship of muscle morphology to hip displacement in cerebral palsy: a pilot study investigating changes intrinsic to the sarcomere
Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common cause of childhood disability, typified by a static encephalopathy with peripheral musculoskeletal manifestations —most commonly related to spasticity—that are progressive... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 21, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kelly A. Larkin-Kaiser, Jason J. Howard, Timothy Leonard, Venus Joumaa, Luke Gauthier, Karl Logan, Benjamin Orlik, Ron El-Hawary and Walter Herzog Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is platelet-rich plasma an ideal biomaterial for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Recently, many authors have reported the effects of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) on rotator cuff repair. Whether PRP treatment during arthroscopic rotator cuff repair improves tendon healing rates or restores fu... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Changxu Han, Yuyan Na, Yong Zhu, Lingyue Kong, Tu Eerdun, Xuejun Yang and Yizhong Ren Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

Can we rely on the combination of serological tests and frozen sections at the time of reimplantation for two-stage exchange hip arthroplasty in patients with a “dry tap”?
The optimal timing of reimplantation of two-stage exchange arthroplasty for periprosthetic joint infection remains unknown. The purpose of the study was to (1) evaluate performance of combination of serum eryt... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chi Xu, Wei Chai and Ji-Ying Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Utility of bone SPECT/CT to identify the primary cause of pain in elderly patients with degenerative lumbar spine disease
Diagnosis of the cause of low back pain in the presence of degenerative spine disease using conventional imaging techniques, especially in elderly individuals, is challenging. Our aim was to describe our use o... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Satoshi Kato, Satoru Demura, Hidenori Matsubara, Anri Inaki, Kazuya Shinmura, Noriaki Yokogawa, Hideki Murakami, Seigo Kinuya and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improved outcomes in patients with positive metal sensitivity following revision total knee arthroplasty
Metal sensitivity as a cause for painful joint replacement has become increasingly prevalent; however, there is a lack of reported clinical outcome data from total knee arthroplasty patients with metal allergi... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Robert L. Zondervan, Jonathan J. Vaux, Michael J. Blackmer, Brett G. Brazier and Charles J. Taunt Jr Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Change in the cause of inpatient mortality after arthroplasty: a retrospective study
Although arthroplasty has been proved to be a safe and effective procedure, data regarding inpatient mortality rates associated with arthroplasty in China is unclear. We aimed to investigate the inpatient mort... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuzhi Zuo, Jin Lin, Jin Jin, Wenwei Qian, Guixing Qiu and Xisheng Weng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Conditional survival and changing risk profile in patients with chordoma: a population-based longitudinal cohort study
To evaluate the conditional survival of patients with chordoma to potentially help physician planning of optimal cancer surveillance and guide better clinical decisions. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jin-Feng Huang, Dong Chen, Xuan-Qi Zheng, Jia-Liang Lin, Xiang-Yang Wang and Ai-Min Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The clinical efficacy of Shi-style lumbar manipulations for symptomatic degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis: protocol for a randomized, blinded, controlled trial
Symptomatic degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis (DLS) presents spinal problems in daily life. Shi-style lumbar manipulation (SLM), as an alternative treatment for DLS, is popular in China. SLM is based on th... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mengchen Yin, Jie Ye, Ruirui Xue, Liang Qiao, Junming Ma and Wen Mo Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Radiographic changes and clinical outcomes after open and closed wedge high tibial osteotomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The purpose of this meta-analysis is to examine changes in radiological variables and clinical outcomes between open and closed wedge high tibial osteotomy (OWHTO and CWHTO, respectively), which have ongoing c... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiangyun Cheng, Fanxiao Liu, Fei Xiong, Yijiang Huang and Alexander Christoph Paulus Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research