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

Stabilizing lateral ankle instability by suture tape – a cadaver study
Suture tape is a recent development to augment a Brostrom repair at least during the healing phase of the native tissues used for stabilization of the lateral ankle ligaments. The purpose of this study was to ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Heinz Lohrer, Giuseppe Bonsignore, Nadja Dorn-Lange, Lu Li, Albert Gollhofer and Dominic Gehring Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Functional outcomes of extra-articular scapula fracture fixation with distal humeral Y-type locking plate: a retrospective study
This study aimed to compare the functional outcomes of the Y-type locking plate with the straight reconstruction locking plate for severe displaced scapular fractures. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuanjun Hu, Huiming Shi, Fei Wang, Guangtie Ren, Ruiping Cheng and Zhizhong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Combined low-dose LiCl and LY294002 for the treatment of osteoporosis in ovariectomized rats
To provide a low-toxicity and high-efficacy clinical treatment for osteoporosis via a novel combination of LiCl and LY294002. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jianhai Bai, Yier Xu, Yan Dieo and Guicai Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of cholesterol deposits on the fibrillar architecture of the Achilles tendon in a rabbit model of hypercholesterolemia
Increased tendon pain and tendon damage is a significant complication related to hyperlipidemia. Unlike the well-established pathogenesis associated with increased serum concentrations of total cholesterol, tr... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andrzej Steplewski, Jolanta Fertala, Ryan Tomlinson, Kevth ’er Hoxha, Lin Han, Ocean Thakar, Jason Klein, Joseph Abboud and Andrzej Fertala Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Minimal detectable difference of the finger and wrist range of motion: comparison of goniometry and 3D motion analysis
The measurement of finger and wrist range of motion (ROM) is of great importance to clinicians when assessing functional outcomes of therapeutic interventions and surgical procedures. The purpose of the study ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lisa Reissner, Gabriella Fischer, Renate List, William R. Taylor, Pietro Giovanoli and Maurizio Calcagni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of safety margin for coracoid transfer: a cadaveric morphometric analysis
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between the bone length available for coracoid transfer without coracoclavicular ligament injury and the distance from the coracoid tip to the atta... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Terufumi Shibata, Teruaki Izaki, Satoshi Miyake, Nobunao Doi, Yasuhara Arashiro, Yozo Shibata, Yutaka Irie, Katsuro Tachibana and Takuaki Yamamoto Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vivo dynamic motion characteristics of the lower lumbar spine: L4 –5 lumbar degenerative disc diseases undergoing unilateral or bilateral pedicle screw fixation combined with TLIF
To evaluate the short-term in vivo dynamic motion characteristics of the lower lumbar spine (L3 –S1) after unilateral pedicle screw fixation (UPSF) or bilateral pedicle screw fixation (BPSF) combined with TLIF ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tao Nie, De-jian Chen, Benyu Tang, Quanwei Song, Xuqiang Liu, Bin Zhang, Min Dai, Guoan Li and Zongmiao Wan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Augmented pedicle trajectory applied on the osteoporotic spine with lumbar degenerative disease: mid-term outcome
To compare the safety and efficiency of cement-augmented pedicle screw with traditional pedicle screw technique applied on the patients in the osteoporotic spine with lumbar degenerative diseases. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guo-ye Mo, Hui-zhi Guo, Dan-qing Guo, Yong-chao Tang, Yong-xian Li, Kai Yuan, Pei-jie Luo, Ten-peng Zhou, Shun-cong Zhang and De Liang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of warfarin on operative delay and 1-year mortality in elderly patients with hip fracture: a retrospective observational study
Guidelines underline the importance of early surgery in elderly patients with proximal femoral fractures. However, most of these patients present a high number of comorbidities, some of which require the use o... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Gaetano Caruso, Mattia Andreotti, Tedi Marko, Francesco Tonon, Nicola Corradi, Damiano Rizzato, Alessandra Valentini, Giorgia Valpiani and Leo Massari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Managing of post-traumatic knee arthritis by total knee arthroplasty: case series of 15 patients and literature review
This study aims at outlining outcomes of total knee arthroplasty in post-traumatic arthritis and technical difficulty and reviewing li... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 31, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bahaa Ali Kornah, Hesham Mohamed Safwat, Said K. Abdel-hameed, Mohamed Abdel-AAl, Mohamed Abdelaziz, Mohamed I. Abuelesoud and Nagy Saleem Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The ‘critical trochanter angle’: a predictor for stem alignment in total hip arthroplasty
Stem malalignment can affect offset reconstruction and may result in gluteal muscle insufficiency. In this retrospective study, a novel geometric angle named ‘critical trochanter angle’ (CTA) is described and ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 30, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marcel Haversath, Andr é Busch, Marcus Jäger, Tjark Tassemeier, Daniel Brandenburger and Sebastian Serong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Commonly used adjuvants (liquid soap, foam sanitizer, or ultrasound gel) do not improve strength or curing time of fiberglass cast material
Bone fractures are one of the most common injuries in the USA. Fiberglass tape is a commonly used casting material, and many medical professionals apply adjuvants including liquid hand soap, foam sanitizers, a... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 30, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Matthew R. I. Meng, Joseph W. Elphingstone, Margaret A. Sinkler, Bruce M. Byrd and Meghan E. McGee-Lawrence Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Suppression of NLRP3 inflammasome improves alveolar bone defect healing in diabetic rats
Excessive inflammatory response under hyperglycemia can impair alveolar bone defect healing under diabetic conditions. NLRP3 (NACHT [nucleotide-binding oligomerization], LRR [leucine-rich repeat], and PYD [pyr... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 30, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hao Li, Xinghua Zhong, Zhiyong Chen and Wei Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The chitosan/tri-calcium phosphate bio-composite bone cement promotes better osteo-integration: an in vitro and in vivo study
Polymethylmethacrylate bone cement has a variety of applications in orthopedic surgery, but it also has some shortcomings such as high heat generation during polymerization and poor integration with bone tissu... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chih-Hsiang Fang, Yi-Wen Lin, Jui-Sheng Sun and Feng-Huei Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Closed suction drainage following routine primary total joint arthroplasty is associated with a higher transfusion rate and longer postoperative length of stay: a retrospective cohort study
In an enhanced recovery after surgery program, not placing a closed suction drain following routine primary total joint arthroplasty (TJA) is becoming more acceptable. However, the influence of drain use on tr... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hong Xu, Jinwei Xie, Yiting Lei, Qiang Huang, Zeyu Huang and Fuxing Pei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Letter to the editor regarding “Is minimally invasive superior than open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for single-level degenerative lumbar diseases: a meta-analysis”
(Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Larry E. Miller Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Identify differential gene expressions in fatty infiltration process in rotator cuff
Rotator cuff tears are one of the most frequent upper extremity injuries and lead to pain and disability. Recent studies have implicated fatty infiltration in rotator cuff is a key failure element with the hig... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Pengfei Hu, Lifeng Jiang and Lidong Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The role of arthroscopic release of gluteal muscle contracture in improving patellofemoral instability
Gluteal muscle contracture (GMC) is a notable problem in some developing countries and includes features such as a snapping sound of the hip, abnormal gait, and unusual posture when patients squat with the kne... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jing Biao Huang, Heng ’an Ge, Ying Lei Zhang, Cen Tao Liu, Chao Xue, Yi Chao Chen, Peng Wu and Biao Cheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Radiological exploration on adjacent segments after total cervical disc replacement with Prodisc-C prosthesis
The relationship between upper or lower adjacent segments (UAS/LAS) and the cervical spine parameters was not clear yet. So, the purpose was to analyze range of motion (ROM), lordosis (LOR), and intervertebral... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shuai Xu, Yan Liang, Fanqi Meng, Kaifeng Wang and Haiying Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Analyses of effect factors associated with the postoperative dissatisfaction of patients undergoing open-door laminoplasty for cervical OPLL: a retrospective cohort study
This study aimed to investigate the effect factors associated with the postoperative dissatisfaction of patients undergoing open-door laminoplasty for cervical OPLL. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sen Liu, Si-Dong Yang, Xi-Wen Fan, Da-Long Yang, Lei Ma, Jia-Yuan Sun and Wen-Yuan Ding Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prospective 5-year study with 96 short curved Fitmore ™ hip stems shows a high incidence of cortical hypertrophy with no clinical relevance
An increased occurrence of cortical hypertrophy (CH) was observed 1 –2 years after implanting short curved Fitmore hip stems. There are no published data about either the clinical relevance or the progression o... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Caroline Thalmann, Patricia Kempter, Karl Stoffel, Thea Ziswiler and Arno Frigg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

When deadman theory meets footprint decortication: a suture anchor biomechanical study
The optimal insertion angle for suture anchor insertion has long been of great interest. Although greater tuberosity decortication is commonly performed during rotator cuff repair, the effect of decortication ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chih-Kai Hong, Kai-Lan Hsu, Fa-Chuan Kuan, Ping-Hui Wang, Che-Chia Hsu, Ming-Long Yeh and Wei-Ren Su Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery: a case study in Vietnam
This study aims at investigating the outcome and electrophysiologic recovery of 150 carpal tunnel syndrome hands after single-portal endoscopic surgery. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 24, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dung Tran Trung, Thanh Ma Ngoc, Du Hoang Gia, Son Dinh Ngoc, Son Le Manh, Toan Duong Dinh, Thanh Dao Xuan, Minh Do Van and Long Nguyen Hoang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The 2018 new definition of periprosthetic joint infection improves the diagnostic efficiency in the Chinese population
Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a devastating complication following total joint arthroplasty (TJA). Now, the definition of PJI traditionally used in clinical practice was set out by the International ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 24, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Haitao Guan, Jun Fu, Xiang Li, Wei Chai, Libo Hao, Rui Li, Jing Zhao and Jiying Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficiency of platelet-rich plasma therapy in knee osteoarthritis does not depend on level of cartilage damage
Osteoarthritis of the knee is common and often leads to significant physical disability. While classic conservative therapeutic approaches aim for symptoms like pain and inflammation, procedures like the intra... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 24, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rene Burchard, Hanno Huflage, Christian Soost, Oliver Richter, Bertil Bouillon and Jan Adriaan Graw Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The 10-year outcomes of the ASR XL Acetabular System: a single-center experience from China
The revision rate of articular surface replacement (ASR) implants continues to rise in China because of metal debris. However, there are few reports on the clinical results of ASR implants with prolonged follo... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 24, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guojun Jin, Jisheng Ran, Weiping Chen, Yan Xiong, Jiapeng Bao and Lidong Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Arthroscopically assisted reduction and internal fixation (ARIF) versus open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) for lateral tibial plateau fractures: a comparative retrospective study
This study aims to explore if the arthroscopically assisted reduction and internal fixation (ARIF) technique is superior to the traditional open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) technique in the treatmen... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 24, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marco Verona, Giuseppe Marongiu, Gaia Cardoni, Nicola Piras, Luca Frigau and Antonio Capone Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sagittal reconstruction of lumbosacral contiguous double-level spondylolytic spondylolisthesis: a comparison of double-level and single-level transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
Contiguous double-level lumbar spondylolytic spondylolisthesis is an extremely rare condition. There is a paucity of data of lumbosacral deformity and sagittal spino-pelvic malalignment among these patients. M... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 23, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chang-zhi Du, Song Li, Liang Xu, Qing-shuang Zhou, Ze-zhang Zhu, Xu Sun and Yong Qiu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes in distal radial fractures with ipsilateral arteriovenous fistulas
We evaluated the effects on arteriovenous fistula (AVF) function and clinical outcomes in patients given cast fixation, external skeletal fixation [ESF], or volar locking plate fixation [VLPF] for an ipsilater... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hao-Ming Chang, Yi-Chuan Chou, I-Ming Jou, Jui-Ming Yang, Ching-Hou Ma and Po-Ting Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Letter to the Editors: Comparing surgical interventions for intertrochanteric hip fracture by blood loss and operation time: a network meta-analysis
(Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Peng Luo, Ding Xu and Wei Jun Guo Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research