Minimally invasive treatment for anterior pelvic ring injuries with modified pedicle screw-rod fixation: a retrospective study
Pelvic ring injuries constitute only 2 to 8% of all fractures; however, they occur in 20% of polytrauma patients. High-energy pelvic fractures often result in mechanical instability of the pelvic ring. Success... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chun-Chi Hung, Jia-Lin Wu, Yuan-Ta Li, Yung-Wen Cheng, Chia-Chun Wu, Hsain-Chung Shen and Tsu-Te Yeh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of lycopene on titanium implant osseointegration in ovariectomized rats
Lycopene prevents bone loss in osteopenic models. However, the role of lycopene in the success rate of dental implants under osteopenic conditions remains unknown. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaojie Li, Wenli Xue, Yong Cao, Yanming Long and Mengsheng Xie Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Modified triple pelvic osteotomy for adult symptomatic acetabular dysplasia: clinical and radiographic results at midterm follow-up
Acetabular dysplasia is the most common cause of secondary arthritis of the hip joint. Achieving maximum restoration of the acetabular coverage and medialization of the femoral head remains difficult with the ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jiajun Wu, Yang Yang, Xiuhui Wang, Xiaoxiao Zhou and Changqing Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How do we deliver our findings? Analysis of podium presentations at shoulder meetings
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the time structure of oral presentations delivered at three shoulder congresses: shoulder sessions at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Meeting, E... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 14, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Joan Miquel, Fernando Santana, Albert Barrera and Carlos Torrens Tags: Research article Source Type: research

One-year mortality in displaced intracapsular hip fractures and associated risk: a report of Chinese-based fragility fracture registry
The purpose of this registry-based retrospective study was to investigate the risk factors related to one-year mortality in displaced intracapsular fragility hip fracture patients. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 14, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Simon Kwoon-Ho Chow, Jiang-hui Qin, Ronald Man-Yeung Wong, Wai-Fan Yuen, Wai-Kit Ngai, Ning Tang, Chor-Yin Lam, Tak-Wing Lau, Kin-Bong Lee, Kwai Ming Siu, Sze-Hung Wong, Tracy Y. Zhu, Wing-Hoi Cheung and Kwok-Sui Leung Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Combined detection of COMP and CS846 biomarkers in experimental rat osteoarthritis: a potential approach for assessment and diagnosis of osteoarthritis
To comprehensively evaluate the diagnostic value of serum cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) and chondroitin sulfate 846 epitope (CS846) biomarkers in osteoarthritis (OA), longitudinal and combined mea... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 12, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tianwen Ma, Zhiheng Zhang, Xiaopeng Song, Hui Bai, Yue Li, Xinran Li, Jinghua Zhao, Yuanqiang Ma and Li Gao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of intensive exercise program and kinesiotaping following total knee arthroplasty on functional recovery of patients
Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a gold standard for terminal term gonarthrosis patients in order to diminish pain, correct deformities, and regain stability. Postoperative functional recovery of patients depe... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 12, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Birhan Oktas and Ozge Vergili Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between SMAD3 gene polymorphisms and osteoarthritis risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis
This study aims to determine whether SMAD3 polymor... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 12, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jian-qiao Hong, Yang-xin Wang, Si-hao Li, Guang-yao Jiang, Bin Hu, Yu-te Yang, Jia-hong Meng and Shi-gui Yan Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

Remnant preservation technique versus standard technique for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
This meta-analysis was performed to compare the clinical outcomes of primary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using the ACL remnant preservation technique versus the standard technique. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 12, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hong-De Wang, Fu-Shun Wang, Shi-Jun Gao and Ying-Ze Zhang Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

A novel scoring system to guide prognosis in patients with pathological fractures
The most appropriate treatment of pathological fractures from metastatic disease depends on several factors, one of the most important being predicted life expectancy. The aim of this study was to identify the... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiang Salim, Peter D ’Alessandro, James Little, Kulvir Mudhar, Kevin Murray, Richard Carey Smith and Piers Yates Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A systematic review and meta-analysis of direct anterior approach versus posterior approach in total hip arthroplasty
This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the postoperative clinical outcomes and safety of the direct anterior approach (DAA) versus posterior approach (PA) in total hip arthroplasty (THA). (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhao Wang, Jing-zhao Hou, Can-hua Wu, Yue-jiang Zhou, Xiao-ming Gu, Hai-hong Wang, Wu Feng, Yan-xiao Cheng, Xia Sheng and Hong-wei Bao Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

Efficacy of K-wire tension band fixation compared with other alternatives for patella fractures: a meta-analysis
To compare the efficacy and safety of K-wire tension band fixation (KTB) with other alternative approaches (cannulated screws, cable pin, and ring pin) for treatment of patella fractures by performing a meta-a... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 5, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yinwang Zhang, Zhen Xu, Wuxue Zhong, Fuhai Liu and Jie Tang Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

An evaluation of anesthetic fade in motor evoked potential monitoring in spinal deformity surgeries
Intraoperative neuromonitoring using motor evoked potentials (MEP) satisfactorily detects motor tract integrity changes during spinal surgery. However, monitoring is affected by “anesthetic fade,” in which the... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 5, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ryo Ugawa, Tomoyuki Takigawa, Hiroko Shimomiya, Takuma Ohnishi, Yuri Kurokawa, Yoshiaki Oda, Yasuyuki Shiozaki, Haruo Misawa, Masato Tanaka and Toshifumi Ozaki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The early diagnostic value of serum neopterin and cartilage oligomeric matrix protein for osteoarticular changes among brucellosis patients at an early period
Brucellosis is an important public health problem in China. Brucellosis can cause many osteoarticular changes, especially chronic brucellosis. Brucellosis presents various diagnostic difficulties because it mi... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhi-jun Zhao, Qiang Li, Li Ma, Ji-quan Li and Li-qing Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Measurement of scoliosis Cobb angle by end vertebra tilt angle method
Scoliosis is a common deformity, and its severity is usually assessed by measuring the Cobb angle on the spinal X-ray film. The measurement of the Cobb angle is an important basis for selecting therapeutic met... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jing Wang, Jin Zhang, Rui Xu, Tie Ge Chen, Kai Sheng Zhou and Hai Hong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The distal femur is a reliable guide for tibial plateau fracture reduction: a study of measurements on 3D CT scans in 84 healthy knees
Limited data have been published regarding the typical coronal dimensions of the femur and tibia and how they relate to each other. This can be used to aid in judging optimal operative reduction of tibial plat... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sorawut Thamyongkit, Laura M. Fayad, Lynne C. Jones, Erik A. Hasenboehler, Norachart Sirisreetreerux and Babar Shafiq Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of bisphosphonates in preventing periprosthetic bone loss following total hip arthroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Periprosthetic bone loss following total hip arthroplasty (THA) was a well-known phenomenon. This systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of bisphosphonates (BPs) for decreasing periprosthetic bone r... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jialing Shi, Guang Liang, Rongzhi Huang, Liang Liao and Danlu Qin Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

A new classification and its value evaluation for intermediate column fractures of the distal radius
Intermediate column fractures of the distal radius (ICF) are fractures only or mainly limited to the lunate fossa of the distal radius. There are no classification systems and its value evaluation for ICF in t... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ying Yang, Qudong Yin, Dongchen Li, Yongjun Rui, Yongwei Wu, Yanping Ding and Yan Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Coatings as the useful drug delivery system for the prevention of implant-related infections
Implant-related infections (IRIs) which led to a large amount of medical expenditure were caused by bacteria and fungi that involve the implants in the operation or in ward. Traditional treatments of IRIs were... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - September 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chenhao Pan, Zubin Zhou and Xiaowei Yu Tags: Review Source Type: research

Clinical experience of debridement combined with resorbable bone graft substitute mixed with antibiotic in the treatment for infants with osteomyelitis
Osteomyelitis (OM) is an uncommon disease that originates from many different mechanisms in children. Treatment often involves a combination of surgical debridement combined and antibiotic therapy. The purpose... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 30, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhiqiang Zhang, Hao Li, Hai Li, Qing Fan, Xuan Yang, Pinquan Shen, Ting Chen, Qixun Cai, Jing Zhang and Ziming Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparing the costs and outcomes of an integrated twin compression screw (ITCS) nail with standard of care using a single lag screw or a single helical blade cephalomedullary nail in patients with intertrochanteric hip fractures
Surgical treatment is the optimal strategy for managing intertrochanteric fractures as it allows for early rehabilitation and functional recovery. The purpose of the study was to assess the cost-effectiveness ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 30, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Leo M. Nherera, Paul Trueman, Alan Horner, Alan J. Johnstone, Tracy J. Watson and Francis A. Fatoye Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of tourniquet application only during cementation and long-duration tourniquet application in total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis
Tourniquet is widely used by orthopedic surgeons in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). However, there are still controversies on the optimal timing of tourniquet application. The aim of this meta-analysis was to c... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 30, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cong Wang, Chenhe Zhou, Hao Qu, Shigui Yan and Zhijun Pan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Osseointegrative effect of rhBMP-2 covalently bound on a titan-plasma-spray-surface after modification with chromosulfuric acid in a large animal bone gap-healing model with the G öttingen minipig
Bone morphogenetic proteins play an important role as osseointegrative factors. It is used widely in orthopedic research and surgery to enhance the osseointegrative potential of implants, e.g., in spinal fusio... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 30, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Manuel Lingner, Roland Seidling, Lars Johannes Lehmann, Eckhard Mauermann, Udo Obertacke and Markus Ludwig Rupert Schwarz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The proper timing of second-stage revision in treating periprosthetic knee infection: reliable indicators and risk factors
Two-stage revision is the standard procedure for periprosthetic knee infection. But when to perform the second-stage is still under debate. We attempt to search the reliable indicators, risk factors, and prope... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 29, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jun Fu, Ming Ni, Heng Li, Xiang Li, Wei Chai, Yonggang Zhou, Libo Hao and Jiying Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel revision surgery for treatment of cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament after initial posterior surgery: preliminary clinical investigation of anterior controllable antidisplacement and fusion
Cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) is a progressive disease. Posterior decompression surgery is reported to be an effective and comparatively safe procedure with few complicati... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 29, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hai-Dong Li, Qiang-Hua Zhang, Shi-Tong Xing, Ji-Kang Min, Jian-Gang Shi and Xiong-Sheng Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

M2 macrophages are closely associated with accelerated clavicle fracture healing in patients with traumatic brain injury: a retrospective cohort study
Mounting evidence indicate patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) have an accelerated fracture healing. The healing process of bone fractures is greatly dependent on infiltrated macrophages. The macrophage... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 29, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ran Zhang, Yi Liang and Shuxiang Wei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes and repair integrity of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using suture-bridge technique with or without medial tying: prospective comparative study
There have been few studies comparing clinical and radiological outcomes between the conventional and knotless suture-bridge techniques. The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the functional out... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kyung Cheon Kim, Hyun Dae Shin, Woo-Yong Lee, Kyu-Woong Yeon and Sun-Cheol Han Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictive value of lymphocyte to monocyte ratio and monocyte to high-density lipoprotein ratio for acute deep vein thrombosis after total joint arthroplasty: a retrospective study
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is one of the most dangerous complications of total joint arthroplasty (TJA). Systemic inflammation has proved to have a great contribution to thrombosis and has been considered as a... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 24, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaobo Zhu, Yao Yao, Chen Yao and Qing Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Delayed total hip arthroplasty after failed treatment of acetabular fractures: an 8- to 17-year follow-up study
Delayed total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a reliable procedure following failed treatment of acetabular fractures. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the influence of the type of fracture treatment and... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tao Wang, Jun-Ying Sun, Jun-Jun Zha, Chao Wang and Xi-Jiang Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The relationship between the type of unstable intertrochanteric femur fracture and mobility in the elderly
The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of uniform anti-rotational proximal femoral intramedullary nail (APFN) use on patient mobility status with the treatment of two different unstable intertrocha... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: O. Karakus, G. Ozdemir, S. Karaca, M. Cetin and B. Saygi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Five-year outcomes of posterior affected-vertebrae fixation in lumbar tuberculosis patients
Posterior instrumentation after deformity correction is an important method for reconstruction of spinal stability in the management of lumbar tuberculosis (TB). However, the commonly used methods include both... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qiang Liang, Qian Wang, Guangwei Sun, Wenxin Ma, Jiandang Shi, Weidong Jin, Shiyuan Shi and Zili Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The etiology of idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus: a systematic review
Also known as clubfoot, idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus (ICTEV) is the most common pediatric deformity and occurs in 1 in every 1000 live births. Even though it has been widely researched, the etiolo... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Vito Pavone, Emanuele Chisari, Andrea Vescio, Ludovico Lucenti, Giuseppe Sessa and Gianluca Testa Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

Standardisation of basal medium for reproducible culture of human annulus fibrosus and nucleus pulposus cells
The lifetime prevalence of degenerative disc disease is dramatically high. Numerous investigations on disc degeneration have been performed on cells from annulus fibrosus (AF) and nucleus pulposus (NP) of the ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ann-Kathrin Schubert, Jeske J. Smink, Matthias Pumberger, Michael Putzier, Michael Sittinger and Jochen Ringe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Proximal third humeral shaft fractures fixed with long helical PHILOS plates in elderly patients: benefit of pre-contouring plates on a 3D-printed model —a retrospective study
To explore the clinical efficacy of 3D printing fracture models to assist in creating pre-contoured plates to treat proximal third humeral shaft fractures. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qiuke Wang, Jian Hu, Junjie Guan, Yunfeng Chen and Lei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound on distraction osteogenesis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
This study aim... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shenghan Lou, Houchen Lv, Zhirui Li, Peifu Tang and Yansong Wang Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

The effects of hyperlipidemia on rotator cuff diseases: a systematic review
Rotator cuff disease is a common condition that causes shoulder pain and functional disability. Recent studies suggested that hyperlipidemia might be associated with the development of rotator cuff disease. Th... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yang Yang and Jin Qu Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

Rotator cuff tear healing process with graft augmentation of fascia lata in a rabbit model
Fascia lata augmentation of massive rotator cuff tears has shown good clinical results. However, its biological effect during the early healing process is not clearly understood. The purpose of the study was t... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Takeshi Kataoka, Takeshi Kokubu, Tomoyuki Muto, Yutaka Mifune, Atsuyuki Inui, Ryosuke Sakata, Hanako Nishimoto, Yoshifumi Harada, Fumiaki Takase, Yasuhiro Ueda, Takashi Kurosawa, Kohei Yamaura and Ryosuke Kuroda Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The efficacy and safety of platelet-rich fibrin for rotator cuff tears: a meta-analysis
The aim of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) in improving clinical outcomes in rotator cuff tears. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiu-hua Mao and Ye-jun Zhan Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

Comparison of early complications between the use of a cannulated screw locking plate and multiple cancellous screws in the treatment of displaced intracapsular hip fractures in young adults: a randomized controlled clinical trial
The incidence of early postoperative complications of displaced intracapsular hip fractures is high. The purpose of this study was to compare the early postoperative complications and assess the incidence of f... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhiqiang Wang, Yi Yin, Qingshan Li, Guanjun Sun, Xu Peng, Hua Yin and Yongjie Ye Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiology of distal radius fracture in Akershus, Norway, in 2010 –2011
Several studies published over the last decade indicate an increased incidence of distal radius fractures (DRF). With Norway having one of the highest reported incidence of DRFs, we conducted a study to assess... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: H åkon With Solvang, Robin Andre Nordheggen, Ståle Clementsen, Ola-Lars Hammer and Per-Henrik Randsborg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A new less invasive surgical technique in the management of acute Achilles tendon rupture through limited-open procedure combined with a single-anchor and “circuit” suture technique
This study aimed to present our series of 23 patients with acute Achilles tendon rupture that was re... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hao Zhang, Pei-Zhao Liu, Xin Zhang, Chen Ding, Hao-Chen Cui, Wen-Bin Ding, Ren-Kai Wang, Da-Jiang Wu, Qiang Wei, Sheng Qin, Xue-Lin Wu, Da-Ke Tong, Guang-Chao Wang, Hao Tang and Fang Ji Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Calcar screws and adequate reduction reduced the risk of fixation failure in proximal humeral fractures treated with a locking plate: 190 patients followed for a mean of 3 years
Fixation of proximal humeral fractures (PHF) with locking plates has gained popularity over conservative treatment, but surgery may be complicated with infection, non-union, avascular necrosis (AVN) of the hum... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 9, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sjur Oppeb øen, Annette K. B. Wikerøy, Hendrik F. S. Fuglesang, Filip C. Dolatowski and Per-Henrik Randsborg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical experiences with a PEEK-based dynamic instrumentation device in lumbar spinal surgery: 2 years and no more
Dynamic spine implants were developed to prevent adjacent segment degeneration (ASD) and adjacent segment disease (ASDi). Purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical and radiological outcomes of “top... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 9, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Stavros Oikonomidis, Ghazi Ashqar, Thomas Kaulhausen, Christian Herren, Jan Siewe and Rolf Sobottke Tags: Research article Source Type: research

WALANT for distal radius fracture: open reduction with plating fixation via wide-awake local anesthesia with no tourniquet
The wide-awake local anesthesia no tourniquet (WALANT) technique is applied during various hand surgeries. We investigated the perioperative variables and clinical outcomes of open reduction and internal fixat... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ying-Cheng Huang, Chien-Jen Hsu, Jenn-Huei Renn, Kai-Cheng Lin, Shan-Wei Yang, Yih-Wen Tarng, Wei-Ning Chang and Chun-Yu Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Denosumab compared to bisphosphonates to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis: a meta-analysis
The standard treatment for osteoporosis was controversial. Denosumab and bisphosphonates were two most common drugs. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of denosumab with bisphosph... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - August 2, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jiaqi Wu, Qingsheng Zhang, Guanghui Yan and Xianhui Jin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Finite element analysis of the femoral diaphysis of fresh-frozen cadavers with computed tomography and mechanical testing
The purpose of this study was to validate a diaphyseal femoral fracture model using a finite element analysis (FEA) with mechanical testing in fresh-frozen cadavers. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 31, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yasushi Wako, Junichi Nakamura, Yusuke Matsuura, Takane Suzuki, Shigeo Hagiwara, Michiaki Miura, Yuya Kawarai, Masahiko Sugano, Kento Nawata, Kensuke Yoshino, Sumihisa Orita, Kazuhide Inage and Seiji Ohtori Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Routine early post-operative X-ray following internal fixation of intertrochanteric femoral fractures is unjustified: a quality improvement study
The objective of this study was to assess the ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 31, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: David Segal, Ezequiel Palmanovich, Ali Faour, Elad Marom, Viktor Feldman, Eyal Yaacobi, Omer Slevin, Benjamin Kish and Yaron S. Brin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early and late fixation of ulnar styloid base fractures yields different outcomes
The role of surgical fixation of ulnar styloid fractures remains a subject of debate. The purpose of this study was to compare the surgical outcomes following early and late intervention. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 31, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Alvin Chao-Yu Chen, Chih-Hao Chiu, Chun-Jui Weng, Shih-Sheng Chang and Chun-Ying Cheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

5-year clinical and radiographic follow-up of the uncemented Symax hip stem in an international study
The uncemented Symax hip stem is developed through optimization of the uncemented Omnifit hip stem. The Symax stem design combines an anatomical anteverted proximal geometry with a straight distal section. The... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 31, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dennis Silvester Maria Gerardus Kruijntjens, Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen, Peter Revald, Jane Schwartz Leonhardt, Jacobus Johannes Chris Arts and Ren é Hendrikus Maria ten Broeke Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Top orthopedic sports medicine procedures
Orthopedic sports medicine is a subspecialty of Orthopedics that focuses on managing pathological conditions of the musculoskeletal system arising from sports practice. When dealing with athletes, timing is th... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 31, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sebastiano Vasta, Rocco Papalia, Erika Albo, Nicola Maffulli and Vincenzo Denaro Tags: Review Source Type: research