Specific microRNA signatures responsible for immune disturbance related to hip fracture in aged rats
Hip fracture is commonly associated with an overwhelming inflammatory response, which may lead to high rates of morbidity and mortality in the elderly. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play important roles in the functions ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaobin Chen, Jianzheng Zhang, Zhi Liu, Simeng Zhang and Tiansheng Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of the effects of exercise with chondroitin sulfate on knee osteoarthritis in rabbits
The aim of the study is to compare the effects of exercise therapy with chondroitin sulfate (CS) therapy in an experimental model of osteoarthritis (OA). (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ning Ma, Tingting Wang, Lianyu Bie, Yang Zhao, Lidong Zhao, Shai Zhang, Li Gao and Jianhua Xiao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anatomical relation between S1 sacroiliac screws ’ entrance points and superior gluteal artery
To conduct radiologic anatomical study on the relation between S1 sacroiliac screws ’ entry points and the route of the pelvic outer superior gluteal artery branches with the aim to provide the anatomical basis... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 18, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yong Zhao, Libo You, Wei Lian, Dexin Zou, Shengjie Dong, Tao Sun, Shudong Zhang, Dan Wang, Jingning Li, Wenliang Li and Yuchi Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Percutaneous kyphoplasty for the treatment of very severe osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures with spinal canal compromise
Very severe osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (vsOVCFs) are osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures with vertebral body collapse to less than one third of their original height. Few data are av... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Heng Wang, Zongyu Zhang, Yijie Liu and Weimin Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Investigation of perioperative safety and clinical results of one-stage bilateral total knee arthroplasty in selected low-risk patients
An increased perioperative complication rate has been a concern with one-stage bilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The purpose of this study was to retrospectively investigate the perioperative safety and... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hirotaka Mutsuzaki, Arata Watanabe, Tetsuya Komatsuzaki, Tomonori Kinugasa and Kotaro Ikeda Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Finite element analysis of intramedullary nailing and double locking plate for treating extra-articular proximal tibial fractures
Proximal tibia fractures are one of the most familiar fractures. Surgical approaches are usually needed for anatomical reduction. However, no single treatment method has been widely established as the standard... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fancheng Chen, Xiaowei Huang, Yingsun Ya, Fenfen Ma, Zhi Qian, Jifei Shi, Shuolei Guo and Baoqing Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of metatarsal osteotomy and open lateral soft tissue procedure on sesamoid position: radiological assessment
Incomplete sesamoid reduction is a potential risk factor for the recurrence of hallux valgus. The purpose of this study was to radiologically investigate changes in sesamoid position after chevron osteotomy an... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Young Rak Choi, Sang-June Lee, Jun Hyun Kim, Tae Ho Kim and Chi Hoon Oh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The titanium elastic nail serves as an alternative treatment for adult proximal radial shaft fractures: a cohort study
To investigate whether closed reduction and internal fixation (CRIF) with titanium elastic nails (TENs) is a viable alternative treatment in proximal radial fractures. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ying-Cheng Huang, Jenn-Huei Renn and Yih-Wen Tarng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dynamic kinematics of the glenohumeral joint in shoulders with rotator cuff tears
No clear trend has emerged from the literature regarding three-dimensional (3D) translations of the humerus relative to the scapula in shoulders with rotator cuff tears (RCTs). The purpose of this study was to... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Naoya Kozono, Takamitsu Okada, Naohide Takeuchi, Satoshi Hamai, Hidehiko Higaki, Takeshi Shimoto, Satoru Ikebe, Hirotaka Gondo, Yoshitaka Nakanishi, Takahiro Senju and Yasuharu Nakashima Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factor analysis for postoperative complications requiring revision surgery after transtrochanteric rotational osteotomy for osteonecrosis of the femoral head
This study investigated the risk factors for postoperative complications requiring revision surgery within 3  years after transtrochanteric rotational osteotomy (TRO) for osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH). (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kazuyuki Karasuyama, Goro Motomura, Satoshi Ikemura, Jun-ichi Fukushi, Satoshi Hamai, Kazuhiko Sonoda, Yusuke Kubo, Takuaki Yamamoto and Yasuharu Nakashima Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Insufficient sensitivity of joint aspiration during the two-stage exchange of the hip with spacers
Evaluation of infection persistence during the two-stage exchange of the hip is challenging. Joint aspiration before reconstruction is supposed to rule out infection persistence. Sensitivity and specificity of... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sebastian Philipp Boelch, Manuel Weissenberger, Frederik Spohn, Maximilian Rudert and Martin Luedemann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1: a risk factor for deep vein thrombosis after total hip arthroplasty
The objective of this study was to investigate poten... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ju Tang, Wei Zhu, Xiaoliang Mei and Zhenxiang Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ankylosing spondylitis kyphosis surgical correction postoperative evaluation via SRS-22 domain investigation
This study aimed to investigate the relationship between Scoliosis Research Society-22 (SRS-22) domains and satisfa... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 9, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hao Zhang, XueSong Zhang, Fanqi Hu, Wenhao Hu, Yao Wang and Yongyu Hao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The tibial growth plate as a predictor of the original tibial plateau joint line as a reference for kinematically aligned total knee arthroplasty
Restoration of the natural joint line is a cornerstone for kinematically aligned total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The purpose of this study was to investigate the relative orientation of the tibial growth plate ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 8, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Katsuya Nagai, Yasuo Niki, Kengo Harato, Shu Kobayashi, Takeo Nagura, Takayuki Nakamura, Morio Matsumoto and Masaya Nakamura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The comparison of clinical outcome of fresh type II odontoid fracture treatment between anterior cannulated screws fixation and posterior instrumentation of C1-2 without fusion: a retrospective cohort study
Recently, the excellent outcomes of temporary fixation of C1-2 without fusion in the treatment of odontoid fracture had been reported. It is still unclear if this technique could achieve the equivalent outcome... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 8, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Suomao Yuan, Bin Wei, Yonghao Tian, Jun Yan, Wanlong Xu, Lianlei Wang and Xinyu Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Degloving injuries with versus without underlying fracture in a sub-Saharan African tertiary hospital: a prospective observational study
Degloving injuries are surgical conditions in which an extensive portion of skin and subcutaneous tissue is detached from the underlying fasciae, muscles, or bone surface. Frequently, there is an association o... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 5, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Herv é Monka Lekuya, Rose Alenyo, Isaac Kajja, Alexander Bangirana, Ronald Mbiine, Ater Ngoth Deng and Moses Galukande Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of bone marrow aspirate concentrate and platelet-rich plasma on patients with partial tear of the rotator cuff tendon
We compared the clinical course of rotator cuff tears between rotator cuff exercise and bone marrow aspirate concentration (BMAC)-platelet rich plasma (PRP) injection to identify the therapeutic effects of BMA... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - January 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sang Jun Kim, Eun Kyung Kim, Sun Jeong Kim and Da Hyun Song Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The medial femoral wall can play a more important role in unstable intertrochanteric fractures compared with lateral femoral wall: a biomechanical study
The major objective of the present study is to investigate the differences in the load and strain changes in the intertrochanteric region of human cadaveric femora between the loss of medial or lateral wall an... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 28, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Boyuan Nie, Xueying Chen, Jing Li, Dou Wu and Qiang Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factors for predicting increased surgical drain output in patients after anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion
Although measures to reduce and treat the postoperative surgical drain output are discussed, along with the increased interest in causative factors related to the prevention and treatment reported by many stud... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 28, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jinqian Liang, Jianhua Hu, Chong Chen, Hao Yin and Fangliang Dong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biomechanical properties of 3D-printed bone scaffolds are improved by treatment with CRFP
One of the major challenges in orthopedics is to develop implants that overcome current postoperative problems such as osteointegration, proper load bearing, and stress shielding. Current implant techniques su... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 22, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Carlos G. Helguero, Vamiq M. Mustahsan, Sunjit Parmar, Sahana Pentyala, John P. Pfail, Imin Kao, David E. Komatsu and Srinivas Pentyala Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The unresolved problem of beta-2 microglobulin amyloid deposits in the intervertebral discs of long-term dialysis patients
This study aimed to ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 21, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tsung-Ting Tsai, Arun-Kumar Kaliya-Perumal, Chang-Chyi Jenq, Chi-Chien Niu, Natalie Yi-Ju Ho, Tung-Ying Lee and Po-Liang Lai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Individualized coracoid osteotomy and 3D congruent arc reconstruction of glenoid for the treatment of recurrent anterior shoulder dislocation
The present study investigated individualized coracoid osteotomy for 3D congruent arc glenoid reconstruction and evaluated the clinical outcomes in recurrent anterior shoulder dislocation. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hongxin Zhang, Jicheng Gong, Meiming Xie and Kanglai Tang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Achilles tenodesis for calcaneal insufficiency avulsion fractures associated with diabetes mellitus
Calcaneal insufficiency avulsion (CIA) fractures often present with neuropathic etiology, such as Charcot neuroarthropathy (CN). Under the same surgical procedures, the outcomes of CIA fractures are less desir... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 13, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Youngrak Choi, Young-woo Kwon, Young-suk Sim, Taeho Kim, Dayoung Song and Soohyun Lee Tags: Technical note Source Type: research

Application of different patella height indices in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty
One complication of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is patella baja (PB). Patellar tendon shortening and joint line elevation are two main causes of PB. The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence o... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 12, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bin Xu, Wei-xing Xu, Di Lu, Hong-feng Sheng, Xin-wei Xu and Wei-guo Ding Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of Angelicae Pubescentis and Loranthi Decotion on repairing knee joint cartilages in rats
Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a common orthopedics disease and its pathological changes at early stage are the damage and loss of articular cartilage. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) prescription contains mu... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 12, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shun Lyu, Bin Ji, Wenwu Gao, Xianqi Chen, Xiaotao Xie and Junjie Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intra-articular injection of expanded autologous bone marrow mesenchymal cells in moderate and severe knee osteoarthritis is safe: a phase I/II study
Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a major health problem especially in the aging population. There is a need for safe treatment that restores the cartilage and reduces the symptoms. The use of stem cells is emergin... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 12, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mahasen Al-Najar, Hiba Khalil, Jihad Al-Ajlouni, Eman Al-Antary, Mohammad Hamdan, Reem Rahmeh, Dana Alhattab, Osama Samara, Mohamad Yasin, Amenah Al Abdullah, Esraa Al-jabbari, Dima Hmaid, Hanan Jafar and Abdalla Awidi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Complications of lumbar disc herniations following trans-sacral epiduroscopic lumbar decompression: a single-center, retrospective study
Trans-sacral epiduroscopic lumbar decompression (SELD) is an emerging procedure for the treatment of lumbar disc herniation (LDH), with favorable outcomes having been reported. However, the complications assoc... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 4, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Seung-Kook Kim, Su-Chan Lee, Seung-Woo Park and Eun-Sang Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel technique for modified all-inside repair of bucket-handle meniscus tears using standard arthroscopic portals
Bucket-handle meniscus tears (BHMT) are often displaced and unstable. The inside-out technique of repairing such tears is currently the gold standard. All-inside repair with meniscal fixators is getting increa... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 4, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jing Hui Yik, Bryan Thean Howe Koh and Wilson Wang Tags: Technical note Source Type: research

A time-course microarray data analysis reveals consistent dysregulated genes and upstream microRNAs in autoantibody-mediated arthritis
The purpose of this study is to identify key genes and microRNAs (miRNAs) involved in autoantibody-mediated arthritis (AMA). (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 2, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xinwen Wang, Jie Bai, Zhen Jia, Yangjun Zhu, Jijun Liu, Kun Zhang, Dingjun Hao and Lisong Heng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Modified pedicle screw-rod fixation versus anterior pelvic external fixation for the management of anterior pelvic ring fractures: a comparative study
Anterior pelvic ring fracture, as high-energy trauma, needs to be effectively treated. The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the clinical applications of modified pedicle screw-rod fixation and ante... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 1, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chun Bi, Qiugen Wang, Jianhong Wu, Feng Zhou, Fei Zhang, Haipeng Liang, Fei Lyu and Jiandong Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diffusion tensor imaging and tractography of the sciatic and femoral nerves in healthy volunteers at 3T
The aim was to clarify the normal fractional anisotropy (FA) and apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values of the sciatic and femoral nerves at the level of the hip joint and to visualize the neural tracts w... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yasushi Wako, Junichi Nakamura, Yawara Eguchi, Shigeo Hagiwara, Michiaki Miura, Yuya Kawarai, Masahiko Sugano, Kento Nawata, Kensuke Yoshino, Yasunari Toguchi, Yoshitada Masuda, Koji Matsumoto, Takane Suzuki, Sumihisa Orita and Seiji Ohtori Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Femoral nonunion with segmental bone defect treated by distraction osteogenesis with monolateral external fixation
Currently, the common treatment for femoral nonunion with large segmental bone defect is difficult and complex. The effective surgical methods are rare, include vascularized bone grafting, Masquelet technique ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 25, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qun Zhang, Wei Zhang, Zhuo Zhang, Licheng Zhang, Hua Chen, Ming Hao, Junhao Deng and Peifu Tang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Arthroscopic internal drainage and cystectomy of popliteal cyst in knee osteoarthritis
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of arthroscopic knee cavity internal drainage and cyst cavity debridement operation of popliteal cyst in knee osteoarthritis patients. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 23, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jun Jiang and Lei Ni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Neurofilament distribution in the superior labrum and the long head of the biceps tendon
The postoperative course after arthroscopic superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) repair using suture anchors is accompanied by a prolonged period of pain, which might be caused by constriction of nerve... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 22, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sandra Boesmueller, Antal N ógrádi, Patrick Heimel, Christian Albrecht, Sylvia Nürnberger, Heinz Redl, Christian Fialka and Rainer Mittermayr Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of midazolam on pain control after knee arthroscopy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Midazolam has some potential in pain control of patients undergoing knee arthroscopy. However, the results remain controversial. We conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis to explore the effect of midazo... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 21, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaojun Chen, Xiaoqing Mou, Zhiyu He and Yong Zhu Tags: Review Source Type: research

Predictability of the effects of facet joint infiltration in the degenerate lumbar spine when assessing MRI scans
Imaging results are frequently considered as hallmarks of disease by spine surgeons to plan their future treatment strategy. Numerous classification systems have been proposed to quantify or grade lumbar magne... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 21, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ulf Krister Hofmann, Ramona Luise Keller, Christian Walter and Falk Mittag Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Autologous platelet-rich plasma induces bone formation of tissue-engineered bone with bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells on beta-tricalcium phosphate ceramics
The purpose of the study is to investigate whether autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) can serve as bone-inducing factors to provide osteoinduction and improve bone regeneration for tissue-engineered bones f... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 21, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tengbo Yu, Huazheng Pan, Yanling Hu, Hao Tao, Kai Wang and Chengdong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Trajectory of instantaneous axis of rotation in fixed lumbar spine with instrumentation
Several studies showed instantaneous axis of rotation (IAR) in the intact spine. However, there has been no report on the trajectory of the IAR of a damaged spine or that of a fixed spine with instrumentation.... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 16, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Masataka Inoue, Tetsutaro Mizuno, Toshihiko Sakakibara, Takaya Kato, Takamasa Yoshikawa, Tadashi Inaba and Yuichi Kasai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Repair of articular cartilage and subchondral defects in rabbit knee joints with a polyvinyl alcohol/nano-hydroxyapatite/polyamide 66 biological composite material
This study sought to prepare a new PVA/n-HA/PA66 composite to investigate the repair of articular cartilage and subchondral defects in rabbit knee joints. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tao Guo, Xiaobin Tian, Bo Li, Tianfu Yang and Yubao Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Treatment for lateral patellar impingement syndrome with arthroscopic lateral patelloplasty: a bidirectional cohort study
Anterior knee pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal complaints of young patients. We notice that some patients had normal femoral trochlear, medial and lateral patellar retinaculum, and special patell... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 14, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tianhao Wu, Shiyu Tang and Fei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influence of tourniquet use in primary total knee arthroplasty with drainage: a prospective randomised controlled trial
We aimed to compare the effect of tourniquet use or lack of it on recovery following uncomplicated primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA). (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 14, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kai Zhou, Tingxian Ling, Haoyang Wang, Zongke Zhou, Bin Shen, Jing Yang, Pengde Kang and Fuxing Pei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Selective medial soft tissue release combined with tibial reduction osteotomy in total knee arthroplasty
To obtain the correct coronal alignment and balancing in flexion and extension, we established a selective medial release technique and investigated the effectiveness and safety of the technique during primary... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 14, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qian Tang, Hua-chen Yu, Ping Shang, Shang-kun Tang, Hua-zi Xu, Hai-xiao Liu and Yu Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of three different fixation constructs for radial neck fractures: a biomechanical study
This study evaluated the biomechanical properties of three different fixation methods following radial nec... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 14, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hongwei Chen, Dengying Wu, Tianlong Pan, Jun Pan, Rui Zhang and Xuchao Shi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Primary single suture anchor re-fixation of anterior cruciate ligament proximal avulsion tears leads to good functional mid-term results: a preliminary study in 12 patients
Current studies demonstrate encouraging short-term results after primary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) suture anchor repair. However, earlier studies reported deterioration of knee function at 5-year follow... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 13, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christof Hoffmann, Jan Friederichs, Christian von R üden, Christian Schaller, Volker Bühren and Christoph Moessmer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Peroneal artery perforator flap for the treatment of chronic lower extremity wounds
Reconstruction of chronic lower extremity wounds remains challenging. These wounds are mainly associated with diabetes mellitus, infections, and osteomyelitis. Although several reconstructive techniques are av... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 10, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Liang Cheng, Xiaqing Yang, Tingxiang Chen and Zhijie Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Non-invasive quantification of age-related changes in the vertebral endplate in rats using in vivo DCE-MRI
Small animal models that can mimic degenerative disc disease (DDD) are commonly used to examine DDD progression. However, assessments such as histological studies and macroscopic measurements do not allow for ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 9, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hui Li, Jia-zhi Yan, Yong-jie Chen, Wei-bo Kang and Jia-xi Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcriptomic analyses reveal the underlying pro-malignant functions of PTHR1 for osteosarcoma via activation of Wnt and angiogenesis pathways
Increasing evidence has indicated parathyroid hormone type 1 receptor (PTHR1) plays important roles for the development and progression of osteosarcoma (OS). However, its function mechanisms remain unclear. Th... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 9, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shenglong Li, Yujin Dong, Ke Wang, Zhe Wang and Xiaojing Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anteromedial versus transtibial technique in single-bundle autologous hamstring ACL reconstruction: a meta-analysis of prospective randomized controlled trials
The aim of this study was to compare the clinical outcome and postoperative complication between single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with an anteromedial (AM) technique and a transtib... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 7, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Haitao Chen, Kai Tie, Yongjian Qi, Bin Li, Biao Chen and Liaobin Chen Tags: Review Source Type: research

A randomized controlled trial on the effects of collagen sponge and topical tranexamic acid in posterior spinal fusion surgeries
This is a randomized controlled trial research to assess the hemostatic efficacy of gelatin sponge, collagen sponge, and topical use of tranexamic acid (TXA) on postoperative blood loss in posterior spinal fus... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 6, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Derong Xu, Qianyu Zhuang, Zheng Li, Zhinan Ren, Xin Chen and Shugang Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Tendon split lengthening technique for flexor hallucis longus tendon rupture
Flexor hallucis longus (FHL) tendon rupture is a challenging injury to lead with clawing of the great toe when the FHL tendon is repaired too tight. When the diagnosis is delayed, the tendon ends may not be op... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 6, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jae Yong Park, Chenyu Wang, Hee Dong Kim and Hyong Nyun Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research