Development of a Chinese version of the Western Ontario Meniscal Evaluation Tool: cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric evaluation
The Western Ontario Meniscal Evaluation Tool (WOMET) is a questionnaire designed to evaluate the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients with meniscal pathology. Our study aims to culturally adapt a... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 15, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: W. W. Tong, W. Wang and W. D. Xu Source Type: research

Kinematics of anterior cruciate ligament-deficient knees in a Chinese population during stair ascent
The purpose of this study was to measure the tibiofemoral kinematics of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) deficiency in a Chinese population and compare the kinematics with published data about a Caucasian popu... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 8, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chang Zhao, Chuangxin Lin, Wenhao Wang, Chun Zeng, Hang Fang, Jianying Pan and Daozhang Cai Source Type: research

Total knee arthroplasty in patients with Ranawat type-II valgus arthritic knee with a marked coronal femoral bowing deformity: comparison between computer-assisted surgery and intra-articular resection
Proper limb and component alignments as well as soft tissue balance are vital for the longevity and optimal long-term outcomes of total knee arthroplasty (TKA). This procedure is technically demanding in patie... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 3, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tsan-Wen Huang, Po-Yao Chuang, Chien-Yin Lee, Shih-Jie Lin, Kuo-Chin Huang, Shih-Hsun Shen, Yao-Hung Tsai, Mel S. Lee and Robert Wen-Wei Hsu Source Type: research

Effects of chronic sleep deprivation on bone mass and bone metabolism in rats
This study aimed to assess the effects of chronic sleep deprivation (CSD) on bone mass and bone metabolism in rats. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 2, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaowen Xu, Liang Wang, Liying Chen, Tianjiao Su, Yan Zhang, Tiantian Wang, Weifeng Ma, Fan Yang, Wujie Zhai, Yuanyuan Xie, Dan Li, Qiong Chen, Xuemei Fu, Yuanzheng Ma and Yan Zhang Source Type: research

Matrix scaffolding for stem cell guidance toward skeletal muscle tissue engineering
Extracellular matrix (ECM) is composed of many types of fibrous structural proteins and glycosaminoglycans. This important cell component not only provides a support for cells but is also actively involved in ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 27, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Claudia Fuoco, Lucia Lisa Petrilli, Stefano Cannata and Cesare Gargioli Source Type: research

Liposome bupivacaine for pain control after total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis
Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is associated with intense and long-duration pain. Research is currently being conducted on the use of liposome bupivacaine (LB) to prolong the effects of local infiltration anest... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 22, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhong Qing Wu, Ji Kang Min, Dan Wang, Yong Jian Yuan and Heng Li Source Type: research

Medial collateral ligament reconstruction using bone-patellar tendon-bone allograft for chronic medial knee instability combined with multi-ligament injuries: a new technique
The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is the main static stabilizer of the medial knee. The surgical treatment was recommended in cases with serious medial collateral ligament insufficiency combined with multi-... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 22, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaozuo Zheng, Tong Li, Juan Wang, Jiangtao Dong and Shijun Gao Source Type: research

Total knee arthroplasty using NexGen LPS-flex ® improves clinical outcomes without early loosening: minimum 6-year follow-up results
The authors analyzed clinical and radiological 6-year follow-up results after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with NexGen LPS-flex ® and implant survivorship. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 21, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yoon Sang Jeon, Joong Sup Shin, Jae Ho Jung and Myung Ku Kim Source Type: research

Compared to X-ray, three-dimensional computed tomography measurement is a reproducible radiographic method for normal proximal humerus
Accurate comprehension of the normal humeral morphology is crucial for anatomical reconstruction in shoulder arthroplasty. However, traditional morphological measurements for humerus were mainly based on cadav... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 15, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaoyang Jia, Yanxi Chen, Minfei Qiang, Kun Zhang, Haobo Li, Yuchen Jiang and Yijie Zhang Source Type: research

Identification of candidate genes for myeloma-induced osteocyte death based on microarray data
The study was aimed to investigate the molecular mechanisms of osteocyte death in multiple myeloma (MM) patients. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 12, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Honglai Tian Source Type: research

Comparison of single and dual growing rods in the treatment of early onset scoliosis: a meta-analysis
The growing rod technique was applied in the treatment of early onset scoliosis (EOS) with promising outcomes and many complications at the same time. We reviewed data from literatures to compare the results o... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 12, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Gui-Jun Xu, Xin Fu, Peng Tian, Jian-xiong Ma and Xin-long Ma Source Type: research

The use of gabapentin in the management of postoperative pain after total hip arthroplasty: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
Pain management after total hip arthroplasty (THA) varies and has been widely studied in recent years. Gabapentin as a third-generation antiepileptic drug that selectively affects the nociceptive process has b... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 12, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chao Han, Xiao-dan Li, Hong-qiang Jiang, Jian-xiong Ma and Xin-long Ma Source Type: research

Mini-Invasive floating metatarsal osteotomy for resistant or recurrent neuropathic plantar metatarsal head ulcers
Patients with peripheral neuropathy and pressure under a relatively plantar deviated metatarsal head frequently develop plantar foot ulcers. When conservative management with orthotics and shoes does not cure ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 11, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Eran Tamir, Aharon S. Finestone, Erez Avisar and Gabriel Agar Source Type: research

Anterior versus posterior approach in Lenke 5C adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a meta-analysis of fusion segments and radiological outcomes
Radiological outcomes between anterior and posterior approach in Lenke 5C curves were still controversial. Meta-analysis on published articles to compare fusion segments and radiological outcomes between the t... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 11, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ming Luo, Wengang Wang, Mingkui Shen and Lei Xia Source Type: research

SPECT/CT bone scintigraphy to evaluate low back pain in young athletes: common and uncommon etiologies
Low back pain of various etiologies is a common clinical presentation in young athletes. In this article, we discuss the utility of SPECT/CT bone scintigraphy for the evaluation of low back pain in young athle... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 7, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: M. Matesan, F. Behnia, M. Bermo and H. Vesselle Source Type: research

Retraction pattern of delaminated rotator cuff tears: dual-layer rotator cuff repair
There has been no report to date regarding retraction patterns of delaminated rotator cuff tears. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence and tearing patterns of delamination and repair integri... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 6, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sang-Won Cha, Choon-Key Lee, Hiroyuki Sugaya, Taegyun Kim and Su-Chan Lee Source Type: research

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Spanish version of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons-Foot and Ankle Module (AAOS-FAMsp)
The current study performed a cross-cultural adaptation to Spanish and examined the internal and external validation of the AAOS-FAM questionnaire. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 6, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Manuel González-Sánchez, Esther Velasco-Ramos, Maria Ruiz-Muñoz and Antonio I. Cuesta-Vargas Source Type: research

Primary stability of a shoulderless Zweymüller hip stem: a comparative in vitro micromotion study
The Zweymüller stem design has proven long-term stability with a 20-year survival rate of over 90 %. Primary stability necessitates implant-bone micromotions below 150 μm, otherwise bony ingrowth is negatively... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 5, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ralf Bieger, Tobias Freitag, Anita Ignatius, Heiko Reichel and Lutz Dürselen Source Type: research

Biomechanical effects of morphological variations of the cortical wall at the bone-cement interface
The integrity of bone-cement interface is very important for the stabilization and long-term sustain of cemented prosthesis. Variations in the bone-cement interface morphology may affect the mechanical respons... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 1, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chun-Lin Zhang, Guo-Qi Shen, Kun-Peng Zhu and Dong-xu Liu Source Type: research

Fifty top-cited fracture articles from China: a systematic review and bibliometric analysis
With more than 50,000 orthopaedic surgeons, China is having an increasing impact on fracture surgery research. However, the most influential Chinese articles on fracture surgery have not been determined. This ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 1, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fang Dong, Mengpo Fan and Zhiwei Jia Source Type: research

Assessing the negative impact of phenyl alkanoic acid derivative, a frequently prescribed drug for the suppression of pain and inflammation, on the differentiation and proliferation of chondrocytes
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are frequently prescribed to relieve pain and inflammation. These NSAIDs have also analgesic effects and can be administered via oral, injectable, and topical rou... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 30, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Seyit Ali Gumustas, İbrahim Yilmaz, Mehmet Isyar, Duygu Yasar Sirin, Ahmet Guray Batmaz, Ali Akin Ugras, Kadir Oznam, Zafer Ciftci and Mahir Mahirogullari Source Type: research

Assessing the evolution of scientific publications in orthopedics journals from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan: a 12-year survey of the literature
In China, the field of orthopedics has experienced significant growth over the past 12 years. However, the recent status of research on orthopedics among individuals in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan is... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 17, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hua Jiang, Bingjin Nong, Lijing Yang, Shaohui Zong, Xinli Zhan, Qingjun Wei and Zengming Xiao Source Type: research

Clinical analysis of preoperative risk factors for the incidence of deep venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing posterior lumbar interbody fusion
The purpose of this study aimed to assess preoperative risk factors for the incidence of deep venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF). (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 13, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jingchao Wei, Wenyi Li, Yueying Pei, Yong Shen and Jia Li Source Type: research

Immediate post-operative pain in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery with bone patellar tendon bone graft versus hamstring graft
Pain in the immediate post-operative period after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery, apart from an unpleasant experience for the patient, can act as a barrier for static quadriceps contractions and opti... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 8, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ravi Gupta, Dheeraj Kapoor, Love Kapoor, Anubhav Malhotra, Gladson David Masih, Anil Kapoor and Shweta Joshi Source Type: research

Disorder-related risk factors for revision total hip arthroplasty after hip hemiarthroplasty in displaced femoral neck fracture patients: a nationwide population-based cohort study
The choice of primary hip hemiarthroplasty or total hip arthroplasty for displaced femoral neck fracture is still controversial. Revision hip arthroplasty not only increases risk and cost but also could result... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 8, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chun-Hao Tsai, Chih-Hsin Muo, Chih-Hung Hung, Tsung-Li Lin, Ta-Ii Wang, Yi-Chin Fong and Horng-Chaung Hsu Source Type: research

Minimally invasive versus open surgery for acute Achilles tendon rupture: a systematic review of overlapping meta-analyses
A number of meta-analyses have been carried out to evaluate the effects of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) versus open surgery (OS) for acute Achilles tendon rupture. However, discordant findings were seen in... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 6, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qingbo Li, Chuanying Wang, Yanqing Huo, Zhiwei Jia and Xiqian Wang Source Type: research

Investigation of MMP-1 genetic polymorphisms and protein expression and their effects on the risk of Kashin-Beck disease in the northwest Chinese Han population
The etiology of Kashin-Beck disease (KBD), an endemic osteochondropathy, is largely unknown. Matrix metalloproteinase-1 (MMP-1) plays a central role in the initiation and progression of cartilage destruction; ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 31, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaowei Shi, Aili Lv, Jing Ma, Feng Zhang, Yan Wen, Zengtie Zhang and Xiong Guo Source Type: research

Percutaneous fixation of traumatic pubic symphysis diastasis using a TightRope and external fixator versus using a cannulated screw
The aim of the study was to introduce a new percutaneous technique for the treatment of traumatic pubic symphysis diastasis using a TightRope and external fixator. A comparison between this technique and percu... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 27, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yongzeng Feng, Jianjun Hong, Xiaoshan Guo, Chuangxin Lin, Wei Ling, Lifeng Zhang and Gang Wang Source Type: research

Clinical evaluation of an allogeneic bone matrix containing viable osteogenic cells in patients undergoing one- and two-level posterolateral lumbar arthrodesis with decompressive laminectomy
Trinity Evolution® cellular bone allograft (TE) possesses the osteogenic, osteoinductive, and osteoconductive elements essential for bone healing. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the radiographic and ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 27, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: David B. Musante, Michael E. Firtha, Brent L. Atkinson, Rebekah Hahn, James T. Ryaby and Raymond J. Linovitz Source Type: research

Single minimal incision fasciotomy for chronic exertional compartment syndrome of the lower leg
Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) involves a painful increase in compartment pressure caused by exercise and relieved by rest, common in athletes. The most common site for CECS in the lower limbs ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 24, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nicola Maffulli, Mattia Loppini, Filippo Spiezia, Alessio D’Addona and Gayle D. Maffulli Source Type: research

Improving outcomes in total knee arthroplasty—do navigation or customized implants have a role?
Modern total knee arthroplasty is effective at treating the pain and disability associated with osteoarthritis. The number of total knee replacements done in the USA continues to increase. Despite the great ca... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 23, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Matthew D. Beal, Dimitri Delagramaticas and David Fitz Source Type: research

The outcomes of chemotherapy only treatment on mild spinal tuberculosis
The treatments for spinal tuberculosis (TB) patients without absolute surgical indications have been controversial. Some people believed that most spinal TB patients were indicated for surgery, while other peo... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 14, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zehua Zhang, Fei Luo, Qiang Zhou, Fei Dai, Dong Sun and Jianzhong Xu Source Type: research

Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis vs conventional fixation techniques for surgically treated humeral shaft fractures: a meta-analysis
In this study, we performed a meta-analysis to identify whether minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) was superior to conventional fixation techniques (CFT) for treating humeral shaft fractures. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 11, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xuqi Hu, Siqi Xu, Huigen Lu, Bao Chen, Xiao Zhou, Xiaojun He, Jiaping Dai, Zhongwei Zhang and Suiliang Gong Source Type: research

Local application of rapamycin reduces epidural fibrosis after laminectomy via inhibiting fibroblast proliferation and prompting apoptosis
Epidural fibrosis is a common complication after laminectomy. It is associated with intractable lower back pain and additional complications. To date, no study has evaluated whether the local application of ra... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 6, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yu Sun, Shuai Zhao, Xiaolei Li, Lianqi Yan, Jingcheng Wang, Daxin Wang, Hui Chen, Jihang Dai and Jun He Source Type: research

Scintigraphic evaluation of the osteoblastic activity of rabbit tibial defects after HYAFF11 membrane application
An unfavorable condition for bone healing is the presence of bone defects. Under such conditions, a material can play a role to cover fractured or defective bone. Technological advances now allow for the use o... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 3, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Musa Uğur Mermerkaya, Mahmut Nedim Doral, Fatih Karaaslan, Gazi Huri, Seyhan Karacavuş, Burak Kaymaz and Erkan Alkan Source Type: research

Evaluation of surgical outcome of Jack vertebral dilator kyphoplasty for osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture—clinical experience of 218 cases
Osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture is a serious complication of osteoporosis. Various vertebral kyphoplasty surgeries, which have their own unique features, are commonly used for osteoporotic vertebra... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 30, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jin Fan, Yimin Shen, Ning Zhang, Yongxin Ren, Weihua Cai, Lipeng Yu, Naiqing Wu and Guoyong Yin Source Type: research

The effect of erythropoietin on biomechanical properties of the Achilles tendon during the healing process: an experimental study
The aim of this study was to examine the potential biomechanical and histological benefits of systemic erythropoietin administration during the healing of Achilles tendon injury in a rat experimental model. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 28, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Okkes Bilal, Ahmet Guney, Ali Murat Kalender, Ibrahim Halil Kafadar, Muzaffer Yildirim and Nuh Dundar Source Type: research

Treatment of metastatic lesions localized in the acetabulum
Metastatic lesions localized in the periacetabular area cause troublesome pain and reduced mobility of the patients. Radiotherapy effectively decreases pain, yet it does not restore the ability to load the joi... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 28, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Grzegorz Guzik Source Type: research

Efficacy of vancomycin-releasing biodegradable poly(lactide-co-glycolide) antibiotics beads for treatment of experimental bone infection due to Staphylococcus aureus
In this study,... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 27, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Steve W. N. Ueng, Song-Shu Lin, I-Chun Wang, Chuen-Yung Yang, Ru-Chin Cheng, Shih-Jung Liu, Err-Cheng Chan, Cheng-Fen Lai, Li-Jen Yuan and Sheng-Chieh Chan Source Type: research

Quantification of cephalomedullary nail fit in the femur using 3D computer modelling: a comparison between 1.0 and 1.5m bow designs
This study quantified the anatomical fit of a ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 27, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Beat Schmutz, Jayani Amarathunga, Stanley Kmiec, Prasad Yarlagadda and Michael Schuetz Source Type: research

Overgrowth of the femoral neck after hip fractures in children
Overgrowth after pediatric femoral shaft fractures is well documented; however, overgrowth of the femoral neck after hip fractures has not been especially reported previously. The purpose of this study was to ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 26, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Feng-Chih Kuo, Shu-Jui Kuo and Jih-Yang Ko Source Type: research

Treatment of open fractures with a computer-assisted external fixator system without the use of fluoroscopy
In this study, we aimed to present the efficacy of c... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 26, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Adnan Kara, Haluk Celik, Ali Seker, Ozgur Karakoyun, Raffi Armagan, Ersin Kuyucu and Mehmet Erdil Source Type: research

Reducing surgical levels by paraspinal mapping and diffusion tensor imaging techniques in lumbar spinal stenosis
Correlating symptoms and physical examination findings with surgical levels based on common imaging results is not reliable. In patients who have no concordance between radiological and clinical symptoms, the ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 25, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hua-Biao Chen, Qi Wan, Qi-Feng Xu, Yi Chen and Bo Bai Source Type: research

Surgical outcomes and complications of posterior hemivertebra resection in children younger than 5 years old
There have been many reports on posterior hemivertebra resection. However, there were few articles in very young cases. This is a clinical retrospective study to evaluate the complications and efficacy of post... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 25, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jianwei Guo, Jianguo Zhang, Shengru Wang, Yanbin Zhang, Yang Yang, Xinyu Yang and Lijuan Zhao Source Type: research

Anterior total hip arthroplasty using a metaphyseal bone-sparing stem: component alignment and early complications
Limited-incision total hip arthroplasty (THA) preserves hip abductors, posterior capsule, and external rotators potentially diminishing dislocation risk. However, potential complications also exist, such as co... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 22, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mohammed M. Ahmed, Thomas J. Otto and Berton R. Moed Source Type: research

Reduction of intraarticular adhesion of knee by local application of rapamycin in rabbits via inhibition of fibroblast proliferation and collagen synthesis
The formation of intraarticular adhesion is a common complication after total knee arthroplasty or anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Previously, little research was reported regarding whether the loca... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 19, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shuai Zhao, Yu Sun, Xiaolei Li, Jingcheng Wang, Lianqi Yan, Hui Chen, Daxin Wang, Jihang Dai and Jun He Source Type: research

Long-term survivorship of a medial-pivot total knee system compared with other cemented designs in an arthroplasty registry
The Orthopaedic Data Evaluation Panel (ODEP) monitors the performance of primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) implants against guidance provided by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 19, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Barbara Bordini, Cristina Ancarani and David A. Fitch Source Type: research

Changes in carpal tunnel compliance with incremental flexor retinaculum release
Flexor retinaculum transection is a routine surgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome, yet the biomechanical and clinical sequelae of the procedure remain unclear. We investigated the effects of flexor ret... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 13, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rubina Ratnaparkhi, Kaihua Xiu, Xin Guo and Zong-Ming Li Source Type: research

Stem cells in articular cartilage regeneration
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have emerged as a promising option to treat articular defects and early osteoarthritis (OA) stages. However, both their potential and limitations for a clinical use remain controv... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 12, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Giuseppe Filardo, Francesco Perdisa, Alice Roffi, Maurilio Marcacci and Elizaveta Kon Source Type: research

Load distribution between cephalic screws in a dual lag screw trochanteric nail
It has been observed clinically that the Z-effect is a potential cause of failure of an intramedullary nail with two cephalic screws. It describes the migration behavior of the cephalic screws in the femoral h... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 1, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Julia Henschel, Sebastian Eberle and Peter Augat Source Type: research