Asymmetrical degenerative marrow (Modic) changes in cervical spine: prevalence, correlative factors, and surgical outcomes
The current study aimed to discuss the prevalence and surgical outcomes of the asymmetrical Modic changes and identify its correlative factors by multivariate logistic regression analysis. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xianda Gao, Jia Li, Yiqing Shi, Shaoqing Li and Yong Shen Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Use of a life-size three-dimensional-printed spine model for pedicle screw instrumentation training
Training beginners of the pedicle screw instrumentation technique in the operating room is limited because of issues related to patient safety and surgical efficiency. Three-dimensional (3D) printing enables t... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hyun Jin Park, Chenyu Wang, Kyung Ho Choi and Hyong Nyun Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Open pelvic fracture: the killing fracture?
Open pelvic fractures are rare but represent a serious clinical problem with high mortality rates. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of open pelvic fractures in our clinic and to compare t... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: E. Hermans, M. J. R. Edwards, J. C. Goslings and J. Biert Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical manifestation and arthroscopic treatment of symptomatic posterior cruciate ligament cyst
Ganglion cyst of cruciate ligaments is a rare lesion; the prevalence is 0.3 –0.8%. The purpose of this study was to present clinical features of symptomatic posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) cyst, introduce the... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kai Tie, Hua Wang, Xinyu Zhao, Yang Tan, Jun Qin and Liaobin Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Atypical traumatic anterior shoulder instability with excessive joint laxity: recurrent shoulder subluxation without a history of dislocation
No previously published studies have examined recurrent traumatic incomplete events in patients with excessive joint laxity. The purpose of this study is to investigate outcomes after arthroscopic stabilizatio... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sung-Jae Kim, Chong-Hyuk Choi, Yun-Rak Choi, Wonyong Lee, Woo-Seok Jung and Yong-Min Chun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of the Italian version of the High-Activity Arthroplasty Score (HAAS-I) following hip and knee total arthroplasty: cross-cultural adaptation, reliability, validity and sensitivity to change
The number of physically active individuals who develop knee and hip arthritis and who undergo arthroplasties of these joints ie ever increasing. It has become necessary to develop evaluation scales which addr... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marco Monticone, Antonio Capone, Luca Frigau, Giuseppe Marongiu, Paola Abelli, Francesco Mola, Nicola Maffulli and Calogero Foti Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bariatric surgery improves knee function and not knee pain in the early postoperative period
Obesity remains the strongest predictor of knee osteoarthritis (OA). Studies have reported improvement in knee pain and function post-bariatric surgery secondary to weight loss and reduced mechanical loading, ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Amre Hamdi, Alia T. Albaghdadi, Bayan Ghalimah, Abdullah Alnowiser, Anas Ahmad and Abdulmalik Altaf Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intraoperative assessment of reduction and implant placement in acetabular fractures —limitations of 3D-imaging compared to computed tomography
In acetabular fractures, the assessment of reduction and implant placement has limitations in conventional 2D intraoperative imaging. 3D imaging offers the opportunity to acquire CT-like images and thus to imp... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Holger Keil, Nils Beisemann, Marc Schnetzke, Sven Yves Vetter, Benedict Swartman, Paul Alfred Gr ützner and Jochen Franke Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A guideline for placement of an infra-acetabular screw based on anatomic landmarks via an intra-pelvic approach
Due to demographic changes, more and more fracture patterns involving anterior acetabular structures occur. The infra-acetabular screw is seen a useful tool to increase stability in fixation of the acetabular ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Florian Baumann, Paul Schmitz, Daniel Mahr, Maximilian Kerschbaum, Axel G änsslen, Michael Nerlich and Michael Worlicek Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Analysis of prognostic factors for survival in patients with primary spinal chordoma using the SEER Registry from 1973 to 2014
Spinal chordomas are rare primary osseous tumors that arise from the remnants of the notochord. They are commonly considered slow-growing, locally invasive neoplasms with little tendency to metastasize, but th... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yue Pan, Lingyun Lu, Junquan Chen, Yong Zhong and Zhehao Dai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel implant removal technique by endoscopy
Routine implant removal after fracture healing remains controversial. However, it has been suggested that implant removal should be performed in cases of joint impingement, painful scar adhesion, and implant m... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chang Heng Liu, Wen Lin Yeh, Ping Jui Tsai, Kuo Feng Fan, Hung Wei Cheng and Jian Ming Chen Tags: Technical note Source Type: research

Exposure to radial extracorporeal shock waves modulates viability and gene expression of human skeletal muscle cells: a controlled in vitro study
Recent clinical and animal studies have shown that extracorporeal shock wave therapy has a promoting influence on the healing process of musculoskeletal disorders. However, the underlying biological effects of... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Stefan G. Mattyasovszky, Eva K. Langendorf, Ulrike Ritz, Christoph Schmitz, Irene Schmidtmann, Tobias E. Nowak, Daniel Wagner, Alexander Hofmann, Pol M. Rommens and Philipp Drees Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mechanical barriers and transforming growth factor beta inhibitor on epidural fibrosis in a rabbit laminectomy model
TGF- β has been described as a mediator of fibrosis and scarring. Several studies achieved reduction in experimental scarring through the inhibition of TGF-β. Fibroblasts have been defined as the cell populatio... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 5, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Juan N. Albi ñana-Cunningham, Purificación Ripalda-Cemboráin, Tania Labiano, José I. Echeveste, Froilán Granero-Moltó and Matías Alfonso-Olmos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Detection of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystals in knee meniscus by dual-energy computed tomography
Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) crystals are commonly observed in osteoarthritic joints. The aim of our study was to investigate the efficacy of a dual-energy computed tomography (DECT) for detecting CP... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 5, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hidenori Tanikawa, Ryo Ogawa, Kazunari Okuma, Kengo Harato, Yasuo Niki, Shu Kobayashi and Takeo Nagura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

3D printing-based minimally invasive cannulated screw treatment of unstable pelvic fracture
Open reduction and internal fixation of pelvic fractures could restore the stability of the pelvic ring, but there were several problems. Minimally invasive closed reduction cannulated screw treatment of pelvi... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Leyi Cai, Yingying Zhang, Chunhui Chen, Yiting Lou, Xiaoshan Guo and Jianshun Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of lateral entry with crossed entry pinning for pediatric supracondylar humeral fractures: a meta-analysis
The standard treatment for severe displaced pediatric supracondylar humeral fracture (SCHF) is closed reduction and percutaneous pin fixation. However, controversy persists concerning the optimal pin fixation ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuyan Na, Rui Bai, Zhenqun Zhao, Changxu Han, Lingyue Kong, Yizhong Ren and Wanlin Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ultrasound-guided needle release of the transverse carpal ligament with and without corticosteroid injection for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome
To compare the clinical effectiveness of ultrasound-guided needle release of the transverse carpal ligament (TCL) with and without corticosteroid injection in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xuan-Yan Guo, Mao-Xiang Xiong, Man Lu, Xue-Qing Cheng, Yan-Yan Wu, Shi-Yin Chen, Kai Chen, Qiao-Dan Zhou, Lei Wang, Li Tan, Jie-Rong Quan, Fan-Ding He and Qin Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ultrasonography or direct radiography? A comparison of two techniques to detect dorsal screw penetration after volar plate fixation
In this study, we aimed to compare four-plane radiography and ultrason... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yunus Oc, Bekir Eray Kilinc, An ıl Gulcu, Ali Varol, Rodi Ertugrul and Adnan Kara Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Primary total knee arthroplasty using constrained condylar knee design for severe deformity and stiffness of knee secondary to post-traumatic arthritis
Key to a successful outcome of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is to attain optimum alignment, adequate balance, and deformity correction. In primary TKA, this can be achieved efficiently by posterior stabilized... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 2, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Saroj Rai, Xianzhe Liu, Xiaobo Feng, Bimal Rai, Nira Tamang, Jing Wang, Shunan Ye and Shuhua Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

FTO variant is not associated with osteoarthritis in the Chinese Han population: replication study for a genome-wide association study identified risk loci
Osteoarthritis is the most prevalent form of arthritis worldwide and is the major cause of pain and loss of function in elderly people. A signal of the fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) gene had been reported... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 2, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jin Dai, Pu Ying, Dongquan Shi, Huacheng Hou, Ye Sun, Zhihong Xu, Dongyang Chen, Guoqiang Zhang, Ming Ni, Huajian Teng, Yan Wang and Qing Jiang Tags: Regular article Source Type: research

The best method for evaluating anteversion of the acetabular component after total hip arthroplasty on plain radiographs
Several radiological methods for measuring the anteversion of the acetabular component after total hip arthroplasty (THA) exist, and no single standardized method has been established. We evaluated the reliabi... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 2, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yang Soo Park, Won Chul Shin, Sang Min Lee, Sang Ho Kwak, Jung Yun Bae and Kuen Tak Suh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hematoma block or procedural sedation and analgesia, which is the most effective method of anesthesia in reduction of displaced distal radius fracture?
Procedure sedation and analgesia (PSA) is often used to alleviate discomfort and to facilitate fracture reduction for patients with distal radius fracture in emergency departments and clinics, but risks of res... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 27, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ping-Tao Tseng, Tsai-Hsueh Leu, Yen-Wen Chen and Yu-Pin Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Supraspinatus tendon repair using anchors: a biomechanical evaluation in the rabbit
The objectives of this study were to characterize the strength of bone –tendon healing... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 27, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hakim Louati, Hans K. Uhthoff, Kathryn Culliton, Odette Laneuville, Peter Lapner and Guy Trudel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A comparison study on the behavior of human endometrial stem cell-derived osteoblast cells on PLGA/HA nanocomposite scaffolds fabricated by electrospinning and freeze-drying methods
An engineered tissue structure is an artificial scaffold combined with cells and signaling factors. Among various polymers, the polylactide-co-glycolide/hydroxyapatite (PLGA/HA) has attracted much attention du... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 27, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mojdeh Salehi Namini, Neda Bayat, Roxana Tajerian, Somayeh Ebrahimi-Barough, Mahmoud Azami, Shiva Irani, Saranaz Jangjoo, Sadegh Shirian and Jafar Ai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical outcomes for lumbar spinal canal stenosis with coexisting cervical stenosis (tandem spinal stenosis): a retrospective analysis of 565 cases
Concurrent cervical and lumbar spinal canal stenosis is known as tandem spinal stenosis (TSS). As research on TSS is limited, there is no consensus on the optimal surgical approach to this problem. We evaluate... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tsuyoshi Yamada, Toshitaka Yoshii, Naoki Yamamoto, Takashi Hirai, Hiroyuki Inose and Atsushi Okawa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Short-term clinical efficacy of percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy in treating young patients with lumbar disc herniation
In the last decades, full-endoscopic techniques to treat lumbar disc herniation (LDH) have gained popularity in clinical practice. However, few studies have described the safety and efficacy of percutaneous tr... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: You-Long Zhou, Gang Chen, Dao-Chi Bi and Xing Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pelvic incidence variation among individuals: functional influence versus genetic determinism
Pelvic incidence has become one of the most important sagittal parameters in spinal surgery. Despite its great importance, pelvic incidence can vary from 33 ° to 85° in the normal population. The reasons for th... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hong-Fang Chen and Chang-Qing Zhao Tags: Review Source Type: research

Results of cement spacer sonication in the second stage of two-stage treatment of shoulder arthroplasty infection
The objective of this study is to present the results of cement spacer sonication in the second stage of two-stage treatment of shoulder arthroplasty infection and to determine the rate of positive cultures in... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Carlos Torrens, Fernando Santana, Lluis Puig, Luisa Sorli and Albert Alier Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical outcome of arthroscopic capsular release for frozen shoulder: essential technical points in 255 patients
The purpose of this study was to investigate the long-term clinical outcome and its related factors regarding the severity of adhesion of CH ligament over long head of biceps (LHB) after shoulder arthroscopic ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Katsuaki Kanbe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical effect of locking compression plate via posterolateral approach in the treatment of distal femoral fractures: a new approach
This study explores the clinical outcome of treating distal femoral fractures ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wenzhao Xing, Wei Lin, Jia Dai, Zhigang Kong, Yanfeng Wang, Lei Sun, Zhiguo Zhang and Liang Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Double-level lumbar spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis: A retrospective study
We report 24 cases of it along with a review of literature a... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shengtao Zhang, Conglin Ye, Qi Lai, Xiaolong Yu, Xuqiang Liu, Tao Nie, Haibo Zhan, Min Dai and Bin Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Local control of polymicrobial infections via a dual antibiotic delivery system
Contaminated traumatic open orthopedic wounds are frequently complicated by polymicrobial contamination and infection. In high-risk wounds, the standard of care comprises debridement and irrigation combined wi... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: David J. Tennent, Stefanie M. Shiels, Jessica A. Jennings, Warren O. Haggard and Joseph C. Wenke Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A comparison of clinical- and patient-reported outcomes of the cemented ATTUNE and PFC sigma fixed bearing cruciate sacrificing knee systems in patients who underwent total knee replacement with both prostheses in opposite knees
The ATTUNE Knee by DePuy Synthes was introduced in 2013. It is designed to provide better range of motion and address patient-reported instability. The PFC Sigma Knee, an earlier prosthesis by DePuy Synthes, i... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Brian W. Carey and James Harty Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The potential effect of type 2 diabetes mellitus on lumbar disc degeneration: a retrospective single-center study
Diabetes mellitus (DM) and low back pain which is mainly caused by degeneration of the intervertebral discs (IVDs) both are major public health problem worldwide. The present study was designed to investigate ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 14, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaoming Liu, Fumin Pan, Zhaoyu Ba, Shanjin Wang and Desheng Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The efficacy of synovectomy for total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis
Many studies have proposed synovectomy during total knee arthroplasty (TKA) to reduce pain after TKA. The aim of this study was to assess the outcomes of synovectomy for treating of TKA through a meta-analysis. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 12, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zi-qin Zhao, Jin Xu, Rui-lin Wang and Li-na Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Single-bundle versus double-bundle autologous anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials at 5-year minimum follow-up
Both single-bundle (SB) and double-bundle (DB) techniques were widely used in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction recently. Nevertheless, up to now, no consensus has been reached on whether the DB ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Haitao Chen, Biao Chen, Kai Tie, Zhengdao Fu and Liaobin Chen Tags: Review Source Type: research

Detection of differentially expressed genes involved in osteoarthritis pathology
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common chronic disorder of joints; however, the key genes and transcription factors (TFs) associated with OA are still unclear. Through bioinformatics tools, the study aimed to ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 7, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Honglai Tian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy of naproxen prophylaxis for the prevention of heterotopic ossification after hip surgery: a meta-analysis
This meta-analysis aimed to assess whether the specific nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) naproxen has a role in reducing the occurrence of heterotopic ossification after hip surgery. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 5, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ran Ma, Guan-Hong Chen, Liu-Jing Zhao and Xi-Cheng Zhai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Collagen IX gene polymorphisms and lumbar disc degeneration: a systematic review and meta-analysis
An increasing number of studies have investigated associations between collagen IX alpha 2 chain (COL9A2) and collagen IX alpha 3 chain (COL9A3) gene polymorphisms and the risk of lumbar disc degeneration (LDD... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 5, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Huihong Wu, Siting Wang, Weiyou Chen, Xinli Zhan, Zengming Xiao, Hua Jiang and Qingjun Wei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Achilles tenodesis for calcaneal insufficiency avulsion fractures associated with diabetes mellitus
The original publication of this article [1] contained the wrong versions of tables 1, 2 and 3. In this correction the updated tables are published. The original publication has been updated. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 2, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Youngrak Choi, Young-woo Kwon, Young-suk Sim, Taeho Kim, Dayoung Song and Soohyun Lee Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Comparison of a twin interlocking derotation and compression screw cephalomedullary nail (InterTAN) with a single screw derotation cephalomedullary nail (proximal femoral nail antirotation): a systematic review and meta-analysis for intertrochanteric fractures
Intertrochanteric hip fractures are common and devastating injuries especially for the elderly. Surgical treatment is the optimal strategy for managing intertrochanteric fractures as it allows early rehabilita... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 2, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Leo Nherera, Paul Trueman, Alan Horner, Tracy Watson and Alan J. Johnstone Tags: Review Source Type: research

Does elasticity of Achilles tendon change after suture applications? Evaluation of repair area by acoustic radiation force impulse elastography
Achilles tendon injuries are one of the most common tendon injuries. Surgical treatment is preferred in young and active patients. Although there are studies which evaluate the repair area with magnetic resona... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 2, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yavuz Selim Karatekin, Bedri Karaismailoglu, Gokhan Kaynak, Tahir Ogut, Atilla Suleyman Dikici, Emel Ure Esmerer, Onder Aydingoz and Huseyin Botanlioglu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of Wiltse ’s paraspinal approach and open book laminectomy for thoracolumbar burst fractures with greenstick lamina fractures: a randomized controlled trial
Posterior short-segment pedicle screw fixation is used to treat thoracolumbar burst fractures. However, no randomized controlled studies have compared the efficacy of the two approaches ––the Wiltse’s paraspina... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 2, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhi-da Chen, Jin Wu, Xiao-tao Yao, Tao-yi Cai, Wen-rong Zeng and Bin Lin Tags: Technical note Source Type: research

Comparison of two FDA-approved interspinous spacers for treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis: Superion versus X-STOP —a meta-analysis from five randomized controlled trial studies
Decompressive laminectomy (DI) is a standard operation for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) patient with severe claudication symptoms for many years. However, patients whose symptom severity does not meet undergoi... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - March 2, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: He Zhao, Li-Jun Duan, Yu-Shan Gao, Yong-Dong Yang, Ding-Yan Zhao, Xiang-Sheng Tang, Zhen-guo Hu, Chuan-Hong Li, Si-Xue Chen, Tao Liu and Xing Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictive value of neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and platelet to lymphocyte ratio for acute deep vein thrombosis after total joint arthroplasty: a retrospective study
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a common and severe complication of total joint arthroplasty (TJA). Inflammation has been proved to play a role in DVT. The neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and the platelet t... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - February 27, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chen Yao, Zhe Zhang, Yao Yao, Xingquan Xu, Qing Jiang and Dongquan Shi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biomechanical evaluation of cervical disc replacement with a novel prosthesis based on the physiological curvature of endplate
Most of the current available cervical disc prostheses present a flat surface instead of an arcuate surface which is most similar to the morphology of cervical endplate. Therefore, we designed a novel prosthes... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - February 27, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jigang Lou, Yuanchao Li, Beiyu Wang, Yang Meng, Quan Gong and Hao Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Proper detailed parameters for S1 sacral alar iliac screw placement in the Chinese population, a 3D imaging study
S1-AI technique may be used as a salvage technique in pelvic fixation of complex spinal deformity surgery. However, the proper detailed parameters in the Chinese population has not been analyzed before to inst... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - February 26, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yao Wang, Wenhao Hu, Fanqi Hu, Hao Zhang, Tianhao Wang, Yan Wang and Xuesong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outcomes of oblique lateral interbody fusion for degenerative lumbar disease in patients under or over 65 years of age
Oblique lateral interbody fusion (OLIF) offers the solution to problems of anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) and lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF). However, OLIF technique for degenerative spinal di... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - February 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chengzhen Jin, Milin S. Jaiswal, Sin-Soo Jeun, Kyeong-Sik Ryu, Jung-Woo Hur and Jin-Sung Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Biomechanical properties of 3D-printed bone scaffolds are improved by treatment with CRFP
In the original publication of this article [1] there was an error in one of the author names. In this publication the correct and incorrect name are indicated. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - February 19, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Carlos G. Helguero, Vamiq M. Mustahsan, Sunjit Parmar, Sahana Pentyala, John L. Pfail, Imin Kao, David E. Komatsu and Srinivas Pentyala Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Natural progress of D-dimer following total joint arthroplasty: a baseline for the diagnosis of the early postoperative infection
Early detection followed by prompt intervention is essential for the treatment of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). D-dimer, a fibrin degradation product, characteristically changes rapidly during early po... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - February 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yong Seuk Lee, Young-Kyun Lee, Seung Bum Han, Chang Hyun Nam, Javad Parvizi and Kyung-Hoi Koo Tags: Research article Source Type: research