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

Iliopsoas tendonitis following total hip replacement in highly dysplastic hips: a retrospective study
As a recognized cause of groin pain following total hip arthroplasty, iliopsoas tendonitis probably results from different factors. Given the anatomic disadvantage, dysplastic hips theoretically make acetabula... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Junfeng Zhu, Yang Li, Kangming Chen, Fei Xiao, Chao Shen, Jianping Peng and Xiaodong Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Concentrated growth factor promotes proliferation, osteogenic differentiation, and angiogenic potential of rabbit periosteum-derived cells in vitro
The aim of this research is to investigate the effects of concentrated growth factor (CGF) on the proliferation, osteogenic differentiation, and angiogenic potential of rabbit periosteum-derived cells (PDCs) i... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lili Zhang and Hongjun Ai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Application of fracture-sustaining reduction frame in closed reduction of femoral shaft fracture
This study aims to explore the clinical efficacy of applying a new reduction brace in the closed reduction of femoral shaft fracture. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yan Gao, Ning-Ning Qiao, Yong-Hong Zhang, Xin Lv and Jin-Yuan Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Response to review article published titled ‘Total ankle arthroplasty versus ankle arthrodesis - a comparison of outcomes over the last decade’
We write in response to Lawton et al. ’s (J Orthop Surg Res 12:76, 2017) important systematic review comparing the outcomes of total ankle replacement (TAR) and ankle arthrodesis (AA) after reviewing the existi... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hasan R. Mohammad, Will Debrock, Stephen J. Mellon and Paul Cooke Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Comparison of loss of correction between PSO and VCD technique in treating thoracolumbar kyphosis secondary to ankylosing spondylitis, a minimum 2  years follow-up
Pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) and vertebral column decancellation (VCD) are frequently used methods for correction of thoracolumbar kyphosis resulting from ankylosing spondylitis (AS). However, there are... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yao Wang, Chao Xue, Kai Song, Tianhao Wang, Wenhao Hu, Fanqi Hu, Yongyu Hao, Zhifa Zhang, Chunguo Wang, Xiaoxi Yang, Tianqi Fan, Guoquan Zheng, Zheng Wang, Yan Wang and Xuesong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Inhibition of both endplate nutritional pathways results in intervertebral disc degeneration in a goat model
The vertebral endplate route was demonstrated to be the main pathway for nutrition to the intervertebral disc. However, it is still a controversial issue on whether the blocking of the endplate nutritional pat... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Si Yin, Heng Du, Weigong Zhao, Shaohui Ma, Ming Zhang, Min Guan and Miao Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term results of total knee arthroplasty with single-radius versus multi-radius posterior-stabilized prostheses
This study was designed to compare the ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhenyu Luo, Zeyu Luo, Haoyang Wang, Qiang Xiao, Fuxing Pei and Zongke Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Feasibility of T1rho and T2 map magnetic resonance imaging for evaluating graft maturation after anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Although T1rho and T2 map magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have been perceived as useful diagnostic modalities for cartilage degeneration, no studies have assessed whether these two sequences are useful for mo... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yasuo Niki, Takayuki Yasuoka, Shu Kobayashi, Kengo Harato, Takeo Nagura, Shigeo Okuda and Masahiro Jinzaki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient-specific drill template for C2 transoral pedicle insertion in complete reduction of atlantoaxial dislocation: cadaveric efficacy and accuracy assessments
The transoral atlantoaxial reduction plate (TARP) is an effective advance in the treatment of atlantoaxial dislocation (AAD) and can enable the performance of anterior atlantoaxial release, reduction, decompre... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lijun Lin, Meisong Zhu, Peng Peng, Xintao Zhang, Xiaoqi Zhou and Jianyi Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of varus knee deformities on the ankle alignment in patients with knee osteoarthritis
We evaluated the compensatory change in ankle alignment due to knee malalignment and its relationship with varus knee deformities, as well as sex differences in compensation. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kai Xie, Xuequan Han, Xu Jiang, Songtao Ai, Kerong Dai, Zhifeng Yu, Haishan Wu, Xinhua Qu and Mengning Yan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biomechanical study of proximal adjacent segment degeneration after posterior lumbar interbody fusion and fixation: a finite element analysis
To investigate the biomechanical changes in the proximal adjacent segment with different grades of degeneration after posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF). (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shuai Jiang and Weishi Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors associated with pain in nonsurgically treated rotator cuff tears -A study with magnetic resonance imaging
In rotator cuff tears, some cases become asymptomatic with nonsurgical treatment, others remain symptomatic. The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with pain in nonsurgically treated rota... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yoshihiro Nakamura, Shin Yokoya, Yohei Harada, Mitsuo Ochi and Nobuo Adachi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biomechanical role of osteoporosis affects the incidence of adjacent segment disease after percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy
Variation in the biomechanical characteristics of intervertebral discs adjacent to the segment disc after undergoing percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy (PTED) in models with normal and abnormal ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jingchi Li, Wenqiang Xu, Xiaoyu Zhang, Zhipeng Xi and Lin Xie Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biomechanical analysis of a novel plating for intra-articular distal humerus fractures: combined anteromedial and anterolateral plating
The traditional strategy for fixing intra-articular distal humerus fractures is double plating placed in an orthogonal or parallel configuration, based on posterior approach. With a combined medial and lateral... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Libiao Wei, Ming Ling and Zhiquan An Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Plasma fibrinogen may predict persistent infection before reimplantation in two-stage exchange arthroplasty for periprosthetic hip infection
The diagnosis of persistent infection before reimplantation in two-stage exchange arthroplasty for periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) remains challenging. Currently, several studies suggested coagulation-rel... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chi Xu, Peng-Fei Qu, Wei Chai, Rui Li and Ji-Ying Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ageing characteristics of bone indicated by transcriptomic and exosomal proteomic analysis of cortical bone cells
Degenerative changes in the skeleton play an important role in ageing. As the foremost sensors and orchestrators of bone remodelling, osteocytes contribute significantly to the health of the skeleton. Embedded... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chenyang Zhang, Shuyu Xu, Shufan Zhang, Mengmeng Liu, Haiming Du, Ruinan Sun, Bo Jing and Yao Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Incidence and radiological pattern of eosinophilic granuloma: a retrospective study in a Chinese tertiary hospital
We described the incidence, presentation, and imaging characteristics of Chinese EG patients in a tertiary hospital. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sha-Sha Zhao, Lin-Feng Yan, Xiu-Long Feng, Pang Du, Bao-Ying Chen, Wen-Ting Dong, Yi Gao, Jie-Bing He, Guang-Bin Cui and Wen Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reduction and functional outcome of open reduction plate fixation versus minimally invasive reduction with percutaneous screw fixation for displaced calcaneus fracture: a retrospective study
Minimally invasive surgery has become popular because of the lower incidence of wound complications. However, achieving an anatomic reduction that provides a satisfactory outcome is difficult using minimally i... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ye Peng, Jianheng Liu, Gongzi Zhang, Xinran Ji, Wei Zhang, Lihai Zhang and Peifu Tang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Overexpression of chaperonin containing T-complex polypeptide subunit zeta 2 (CCT6b) suppresses the functions of active fibroblasts in a rat model of joint contracture
Joint contracture is a fibrous disease characterized as joint capsule fibrosis that results in joint dysfunction and disability. The purpose of this study was to analyze the biological activities of chaperonin... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaoyou Yi, Zhe Wang, Jianhua Ren, Ze Zhuang, Kaihua Liu, Kun Wang and Ronghan He Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Characteristics and correlation analysis of spino-pelvic sagittal parameters in elderly patients with lumbar degenerative disease
Retrospective analysis of the characteristics and correlation of spino-pelvic sagittal parameters in elderly patients with lumbar degenerative disease. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qiang Wang and Chang-Tai Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differences in bone mineral density of trajectory between lumbar cortical and traditional pedicle screws
This study was designed to compare the bone mineral density (BMD) be... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Renjie Zhang, Hai Gao, Huimin Li, Tao Xing, Chongyu Jia, Jianxiang Zhang, Fulong Dong and Cailiang Shen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of results after distal metatarsal osteotomy by minimal invasive surgery for the treatment of metatarsalgia: patient and anatomical pieces study
Metatarsalgia of the lesser toes is a common cause of consultation in the podiatric clinic. However, there continues to be a controversy with respect to which is the best surgical technique, and there is few i... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Miguel Lopez-Vigil, Santos Suarez-Garnacho, Vanesa Mart ín, Carmen Naranjo-Ruiz and Carmen Rodriguez Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biomechanical comparison of posterior intermediate screw fixation techniques with hybrid monoaxial and polyaxial pedicle screws in the treatment of thoracolumbar burst fracture: a finite element study
To compare the biomechanical characteristics of different posterior intermediate screw fixation techniques (ISFTs) with hybrid monoaxial pedicle screws (Mps) and polyaxial pedicle screws (Pps) used in thoracol... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Huan Liu, Hongwei Wang, Jun Liu, Changqing Li, Yue Zhou and Liangbi Xiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Endoscopic transnasal anterior release and posterior reduction without odontoidectomy for irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation
To investigate the efficacy and safety of endoscopic transnasal anterior release and posterior reduction without odontoidectomy to treat irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation (IAAD). (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiangsheng Tang, Xinjie Wu, Mingsheng Tan, Ping Yi, Feng Yang and Qingying Hao Tags: Technical note Source Type: research

Supramalleolar osteotomy with medial distraction arthroplasty for ankle osteoarthritis with talar tilt
An increased preoperative talar tilt (TT) angle was reported to be positively correlated with treatment failure after supramalleolar osteotomy (SMOT) for varus ankle osteoarthritis. Distraction arthroplasty wa... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hong-Mou Zhao, Xiao-Dong Wen, Yan Zhang, Jing-Qi Liang, Pei-Long Liu, Yi Li, Jun Lu and Xiao-Jun Liang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

miR-21-5p protects IL-1 β-induced human chondrocytes from degradation
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a prevalent degenerative disease caused by various factors. MicroRNAs are important regulators in OA. MiR-21-5p expression is decreased in OA cartilage, but the effects of modulating miR... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 3, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hai Zhu, Xin Yan, Meng Zhang, Feng Ji and Shouguo Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nonanatomic versus anatomic techniques in spring ligament reconstruction: biomechanical assessment via a finite element model
Several approaches to spring ligament reconstruction have been reported. However, a comparative study of nonanatomic and anatomic techniques with respect to biomechanical responses, such as kinematics and cont... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Can Xu, Ming qing Li, Chenggong Wang and Hua Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

3D planning and surgical navigation of clavicle osteosynthesis using adaptable patient-specific instruments
Preoperative three-dimensional planning and intraoperative navigation by patient-specific instruments is a promising method for the exact correction of bone deformities. Nevertheless, disadvantages of current ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: S. Roner, P. Bersier, P. F ürnstahl, L. Vlachopoulos, A. Schweizer and K. Wieser Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Do we really allow patient decision-making in rotator cuff surgery? A prospective randomized study
There is a growing patient interest in being involved in the decision-making process. However, little information is provided on how this information should be structured. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Carlos Torrens, Joan Miquel and Fernando Santana Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Radiographic and histologic effects of bone morphogenetic protein-2/hydroxyapatite within bioabsorbable magnesium screws in a rabbit model
Hydrogen gas formed by magnesium (Mg) screw corrosion can accumulate around the implant and create bone cysts, long-term osteolysis lesions, and bone healing delay. Thus, several authors currently do not recom... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Le Hoang Nam Dang, Yu Kyoung Kim, Seo Young Kim, Kuk Jin Lim, Ken Bode, Min Ho Lee and Kwang Bok Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessment of perceptions, knowledge, and attitudes of parents regarding children ’s schoolbags and related musculoskeletal health
Heavy schoolbags and their adverse musculoskeletal effects are a cause of great concern. Parents ’ awareness and knowledge about this are crucial to prevent such health problems. Thus, this study aimed to asses... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Abdulmonem Alsiddiky, Raheef Alatassi, Fayez N. Alsaadouni, Khalid Bakerman, Waleed Awwad, Abdulrahman Alenazi, Sara Alsiddiqi and Husain Alyaseen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Failure analysis of primary surgery and therapeutic strategy of revision surgery for complex tibial plateau fractures
To analyze the cause of failure of the primary surgery for complex tibial plateau fractures and to define the therapeutic strategy of the revision surgery for the same. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 24, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhe Song, Qian Wang, Teng Ma, Chen Wang, Na Yang, Hanzhong Xue, Zhong Li, Yangjun Zhu and Kun Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influence of distal radius fractures involving the intermediate column on forearm rotation
The objective of the study was to compare the radiologic and clinical outcome of patients with distal radius fractures involving the intermediate column and distal radial metaphyseal fractures treated conserva... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 24, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bingshan Yan, Yanchao Chen and Wangping Yin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bisphosphonate combination therapy for non-femoral avascular necrosis
Avascular necrosis at sites other than femoral head (AVNOFH)/Non-Femoral AVN is a rare entity. No standard of treatment still exists for treating early stages of AVNOFH with most of the cases eventually progre... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 24, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sanjay Agarwala and Mayank Vijayvargiya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Staged cervical osteotomy:a new strategy for correcting ankylosing spondylitis thoracolumbar kyphotic deformity with fused cervical spine
In patients with cervical ankylosis, the chin-brow vertical angle (CBVA) should be taken into consideration. Usually, the correction of sagittal balance is sacrificed to ensure the patient has a horizontal vis... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 23, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tianhao Wang, Diyu Song, Guoquan Zheng and Yan Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Platelet-rich plasma versus lidocaine as tenotomy adjuvants in people with elbow epicondylopathy: a randomized controlled trial
To determine the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) compared to lidocaine as a tenotomy adjuvant for people with elbow tendinopathy. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 23, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jose Ignacio Martin, Leire Atilano, Josu Merino, Igor Gonzalez, Gotzon Iglesias, Luis Areizaga, Paola Bully, Gonzalo Grandes and Isabel Andia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Comparison of three different internal fixation implants in treatment of femoral neck fracture —a finite element analysis
In the original publication of this article [1], the word “place” should be changed to “plate”. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jia Li, Zhe Zhao, Pengbin Yin, Licheng Zhang and Peifu Tang Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Establishing a common instantaneous center of rotation for the metatarso-phalangeal and metatarso-sesamoid joints: a theoretical geometric model based on specific morphometrics
Previous research has identified separate sagittal plane instantaneous centers of rotation for the metatarso-phalangeal and metatarso-sesamoid joints, but surprisingly, it does not appear that any have integra... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Michael Durrant, Lara Durrant and Tucker McElroy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of tranexamic acid on the recovery of osteochondral defects treated by microfracture and acellular matrix scaffold: an experimental study
Microfracture and scaffold application in the treatment of osteochondral defects is still one of the most frequently used methods in the clinic. The most important step in this treatment method is the stabiliz... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Erdem Degirmenci, Kutay Engin Ozturan, Abdullah Alper Sahin, Fahri Yilmaz and Yasin Emre Kaya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Range of motion in the cervical spine after odontoid fracture treated with anterior screw fixation
It is believed that direct odontoid screw fixation preserves the physiological cervical range of motion following surgery. However, there are no clinical studies confirming the motion sparing value of this tec... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: And żelina Wolan-Nieroda, Andrzej Maciejczak, Agnieszka Guzik, Grzegorz Przysada, Ewa Szeliga and Mariusz Drużbicki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Progression of local kyphosis after conservative treatment for compressive cervical spine fracture with spinal cord injury
Compressive-flexion type cervical spine fracture is typically accompanied by apparent dislocation of the facet joints, undesirable cervical alignment, and devastating neurological dysfunction, which provides s... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kazuya Yokota, Takeshi Maeda, Osamu Kawano, Eiji Mori, Tsuneaki Takao, Hiroaki Sakai, Muneaki Masuda, Yuichiro Morishita, Tetsuo Hayashi, Kensuke Kubota and Yasuharu Nakashima Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Guided growth with tension band plate or definitive epiphysiodesis for treatment of limb length discrepancy?
It is not exactly known whether guided growth or definitive epiphysiodesis techniques are superior in treating limb length discrepancy (LLD). The purpose of the present study was therefore to find out if defin... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Paul Borbas, Christoph A. Agten, Andrea B. Rosskopf, Andreas Hingsammer, Karim Eid and Leonhard E. Ramseier Tags: Research article Source Type: research

SponDT (Spondylodiscitis Diagnosis and Treatment): spondylodiscitis scoring system
Spondylodiscitis is a chameleon among infectious diseases due to the lack of specific symptoms with which it is associated. It is nevertheless a serious infection, with 7% mortality of hospitalized patients, i... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lars Homagk, Daniel Marmelstein, Nadine Homagk and Gunther O. Hofmann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dose adductor canal block combined with local infiltration analgesia has a synergistic effect than adductor canal block alone in total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis and systematic review
Both adductor canal block (ACB) and local infiltration analgesia (LIA) are effective procedures for postoperative pain control in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) without motor blockade. However, whether ACB comb... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Zuo, Wanshou Guo, Jinhui Ma and Wei Cui Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

The expression of Eps15 homology domain 1 is negatively correlated with disease-free survival and overall survival of osteosarcoma patients
Osteosarcoma was locally aggressive and frequently metastasizes to the lung. However, the etiology of osteosarcoma was unknown. Thus, exploring the mechanisms behind the occurrence of osteosarcoma was importan... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - April 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hongwei Yu, Guofan Qu, Yuxue Wang, Wei Mai, Jun Jie Bao, Chunyu Song and Meng Yao Tags: Research article Source Type: research