Angle of approach to the superior rotator cuff of arthroscopic instruments depends on the acromial morphology: an experimental study in 3D printed human shoulders
Portal placement is a key factor for the success of arthroscopic procedures, particularly in rotator cuff repair. We hypothesize that the acromial anatomy may strongly determine the position of the shoulder bo... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Menduri Hoessly, Samy Bouaicha, Thorsten Jentzsch and Dominik C. Meyer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnostic accuracy of MRA and MRI for the bursal-sided partial-thickness rotator cuff tears: a meta-analysis
Numerous quantitatively studies have focused on the diagnosis of bursal-sided partial-thickness rotator cuff tears (RCTs); however, the accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and MR arthrography (MRA) re... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tao Huang, Jian Liu, Yupeng Ma, Dongsheng Zhou, Liang Chen and Fanxiao Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient-specific instrumentation improved three-dimensional accuracy in total knee arthroplasty: a comparative radiographic analysis of 1257 total knee arthroplasties
The purpose of this study was to compare restoration of mechanical limb alignment and three-dimensional component-positioning between conventional and patient-specific instrumentation in total knee arthroplasty. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Leo Pauzenberger, Martin Munz, Georg Brandl, Julia K. Frank, Philipp R. Heuberer, Brenda Laky, Eva Schwameis and Werner Anderl Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A new single nucleotide polymorphism affects the predisposition to thoracic ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament
Thoracic ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (T-OPLL) is one of the common factors that cause thoracic spinal stenosis, which results in intractable myelopathy and radiculopathy. Our previous s... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Peng Wang, Ze Teng, Xiaoguang Liu, Xiao Liu, Chao Kong and Shibao Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The radiological outcomes of one-stage posterior-only hemivertebra resection and short segmental fusion for lumbosacral hemivertebra: a minimum of 5 years of follow-up
Previous studies have reported favorable short-term outcomes after posterior-only hemivertebra resection and short fusion in patients with LSHV. However, there is a paucity of data evaluating the long-term out... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yu Wang, Zhen Liu, Changzhi Du, Benlong Shi, Xu Sun, Bin Wang, Zezhang Zhu and Yong Qiu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Negative pressure wound therapy for closed incisions in orthopedic trauma surgery: a meta-analysis
This meta-analysis was performed to determine the efficacy of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) versus conventional wound dressings for closed incisions in orthopedic trauma surgery. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cong Wang, Yiwen Zhang and Hao Qu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The combination of microfracture with induction of Wnt / β- Catenin pathway, leads to enhanced cartilage regeneration
Microfracture does not lead to complete healing of full-thickness cartilage defects. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of modifying Wnt/ β-catenin signaling following microfracture, on the restor... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nikitas P. Schizas, Olga Savvidou, Kalliopi Diamantopoulou, Stamatios Papadakis, Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos and Ioannis K. Triantafyllopoulos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Application of thromboelastography to evaluate the effect of different routes administration of tranexamic acid on coagulation function in total hip arthroplasty
Tranexamic acid (TXA) is widely used to reduce blood loss and transfusion rates in total hip arthroplasty(THA). Thromboelastography, which can monitor coagulation changes from clotting to fibrinolysis dynamica... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xingming Xu, Jiang Jiang, Wei Liu, Xiaofeng Li and Huading Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Three-dimensional technology assisted trabecular metal cup and augments positioning in revision total hip arthroplasty with complex acetabular defects
Revision total hip arthroplasty (THA) with large acetabular defect remains a challenge. Though trabecular metal (TM) cup and augments have been introduced in defect reconstruction with good result, the accurat... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qingtian Li, Xuepan Chen, Bofu Lin, Yuanchen Ma, Jun Xing Liao and Qiujian Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Zoledronic acid ameliorates the effects of secondary osteoporosis in rheumatoid arthritis patients
Secondary osteoporosis may occur in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), causing irreversible joint damage and disability. Bisphosphonates, the recently developed bone resorption inhibitors, have demonstra... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jun Xie, Shaohua Li, Lianbo Xiao, Guilin Ouyang, Lin Zheng, Yubiao Gu, Chengxin Gao and Xiuwei Han Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Finite element analysis of two cephalomedullary nails in treatment of elderly reverse obliquity intertrochanteric fractures: zimmer natural nail and proximal femoral nail antirotation- ΙΙ
More elderly patients are suffering from intertrochanteric fractures. However, the choice of internal fixation is still controversial, especially in the treatment of unstable intertrochanteric fracture; thus, ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jian Chen, Jian-xiong Ma, Ying Wang, Hao-hao Bai, Lei Sun, Yan Wang, Bin Lu, Ben-chao Dong, Ai-xian Tian and Xin-long Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Socioeconomic factors and lifestyles influencing the incidence of calcaneal fractures, a national population-based survey in China
We aimed to do a national survey on the population-based incidence of calcaneal fracture in China. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yanbin Zhu, Jia Li, Song Liu, Wei Chen, Lin Wang, Xiaolin Zhang and Yingze Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Difference in leg asymmetry between female collegiate athletes and recreational athletes during drop vertical jump
Neuromuscular imbalance will lead to loading asymmetry in sporting activities. This asymmetry is related to leg dominance, which has been associated with increased risk of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) inju... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yutaro Morishige, Kengo Harato, Shu Kobayashi, Yasuo Niki, Morio Matsumoto, Masaya Nakamura and Takeo Nagura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

LncRNA TUG1 was upregulated in osteoporosis and regulates the proliferation and apoptosis of osteoclasts
Long non-coding RNA (LncRNA) TUG1 plays critical roles in the development of human cancers. Its inhibition has been proved to participate in ankylosing spondylitis, which is an inverse pathological procedure o... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ye Han, Chunying Liu, Ming Lei, Shaosong Sun, Wenkui Zheng, Yanan Niu and Xi Xia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of nursing intervention via a chatting tool on the rehabilitation of patients after Total hip Arthroplasty
This study aimed to assess the effect... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jing Luo, Xiaohua Dong and Jing Hu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Feasibility of iliosacral screw placement in patients with upper sacral dysplasia
Exact knowledge of the sacral anatomy is crucial for the percutaneous insertion of iliosacral screws. However, dysplastic anatomical patterns are common. In addition to a preoperative computed tomography (CT) ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christoph J. Laux, Lizzy Weigelt, Georg Osterhoff, Ksenija Slankamenac and Cl ément M. L. Werner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surface mineralized biphasic calcium phosphate ceramics loaded with urine-derived stem cells are effective in bone regeneration
Segmental bone defects caused by trauma, tumors, or infection are a serious challenge for orthopedists in the world. Recent developments in tissue engineering have provided a new treatment for segmental bone d... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fei Xing, Lang Li, Jiachen Sun, Guoming Liu, Xin Duan, Jialei Chen, Ming Liu, Ye Long and Zhou Xiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of altered proximal femoral geometry on predicting femoral stem anteversion in patients with developmental dysplasia of the hip
The deformity of the proximal femur and acetabular in patients with developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) renders an intraoperative decision for ideal component placement challenging. We hypothesized that t... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chenhui Huang, Haitao Tan, Willem Alexander Kernkamp, Rongshan Cheng, Junjie Liang, Zhenan Zhu, Seung-Hoon Baek, Liao Wang and Tsung-Yuan Tsai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A second puncture and injection technique for treating osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures
To evaluate the clinical effect of the second puncture and injection technique during a percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) procedure. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhaofei Zhang, Feng Jiao, He Huang, Yonghui Feng, Chunliang Xie, Donghua Liu, Fengwei Qin, Sineng Zhang, Peiyu Wu, Weiguang Tan and Wang Tang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early and short-segment anterior spinal fusion for cervical spinal cord injury without fracture and dislocation can achieve more significant neurological recovery: a retrospective study based on the current medical system in southern China
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of the number of fused segments, the timing of surgery and their interaction on the prognosis of patients with cervical spinal cord injury without fract... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaoping Mu, Zhuhai Li, Yufu Ou and Jianxun Wei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Jigless knotless internal brace technique for acute Achilles tendon rupture: a case series study
We report our preliminar... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Po-Yen Ko, Ming-Tung Huang, Chia-Lung Li, Wei-Ren Su, I-Ming Jou and Po-Ting Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of orthopaedic surgeons ’ and interventional radiologists’ availability on the priority treatment sequence for hemodynamically unstable pelvic fractures: a survey of US Level I trauma centers
Most guidelines recommend both pelvic packing (PP) and angioembolization for hemodynamically unstable pelvic fractures, however their sequence varies. Some argue to use PP first because orthopaedic surgeons ar... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: S. Jarvis, A. Orlando, B. Blondeau, K. Banton, C. Reynolds, G. M. Berg, N. Patel, R. Meinig, M. Carrick and D. Bar-Or Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The top 100 most cited articles on total hip arthroplasty: a bibliometric analysis
Over the past few decades, more and more articles about total hip arthroplasty have been published. We noticed, however, little is known about the characteristics and qualities of these studies. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wenchao Zhang, Ning Tang, Xiaopeng Li, Daniel M. George, Guangxu He and Tianlong Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of platelet-rich plasma on the degenerative rotator cuff tendinopathy according to the compositions
There are controversies about platelet-rich plasma (PRP) as an established treatment option for rotator cuff (RC) tendinopathy. The purpose of the study was to find the relation of cellular component with clin... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 2, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sang Jun Kim, Seung Mi Yeo, Soo Jin Noh, Chul-Won Ha, Byung Chan Lee, Hyo Sun Lee and Sun Jeong Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is deliberate hypotension a safe technique for orthopedic surgery?: a systematic review and meta-analysis of parallel randomized controlled trials
Deliberate hypotension has been shown to reduce the intraoperative bleeding and the need for allogeneic blood transfusion, and improve the surgical field, but there is still controversy on its clinical safety.... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 2, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jia Jiang, Ran Zhou, Bo Li and Fushan Xue Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

Murine patellar tendon transplantation requires transosseous cerclage augmentation — development of a transplantation model for investigation of systemic and local drivers to healing
Tendon injuries are common musculoskeletal injuries that heal with scar tissue formation, often achieving reduced biomechanical and functional properties. The murine patellar tendon is a research tool that hol... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - December 2, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Borys Frankewycz, Daniel Cimino and Nelly Andarawis-Puri Tags: Technical note Source Type: research

Enhancement of the effects of intermittent parathyroid hormone (1-34) by bone morphogenetic protein in a rat femoral open fracture model
Nonunion in cases of open fracture is common. Both bone morphogenetic protein 2 (BMP-2) and parathyroid hormone (PTH) have been used to enhance bone healing. We investigated the combination of BMP-2 and PTH an... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shozo Kanezaki, Masashi Miyazaki, Toshinobu Ishihara, Naoki Notani, Tetsutaro Abe, Yuhta Tsubouchi, Masashi Kataoka and Hiroshi Tsumura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of arthrodesis and arthroplasty of Chinese thumb carpometacarpal osteoarthritis
The thumb carpometacarpal (CMC) osteoarthritis is very common. Multiple methods are used to treat progressive thumb CMC osteoarthritis, among which trapeziometacarpal arthrodesis and trapezial excision with li... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jianfeng Li, Dacun Li, Guanglei Tian and Wentong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A home visit program versus a non-home visit program in total knee replacement patients: a randomized controlled trial
The goals in total knee replacement (TKR) are pain relief, restore functions, and improve quality of life. Surgical outcomes were not related to patients ’ satisfaction. Low 1-year WOMAC especially in the first... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bura Sindhupakorn, Piya-on Numpaisal, Suwittaya Thienpratharn and Darawan Jomkoh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factors of neurological deficit and pulmonary cement embolism after percutaneous vertebroplasty
The risk factors, incidence, and clinical management of pulmonary cement embolism and neurological deficit during percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) were evaluated. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ming-Kai Hsieh, Fu-Cheng Kao, Ping-Yeh Chiu, Lih-Huei Chen, Chia-Wei Yu, Chi-Chien Niu, Po-Liang Lai and Tsung-Ting Tsai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The serum level of D-Dimer is not suitable for distinguishing between prosthetic joint infection and aseptic loosening
To evaluate the meaning of serum CRP, ESR, and D-Dimer in the diagnosis of prosthetic joint infection. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jincheng Huang, Yongchao Zhang, Zhen Wang, Yonghui Dong, Yongqiang Zhao, Jia Zheng, Hongkai Lian and Yi Jin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Instability of the proximal radioulnar joint in Monteggia fractures —an experimental study
A Monteggia fracture is defined as a fracture of the proximal ulna combined with a luxation of the radial head. The aim of the present work is to evaluate the extent of instability of the radius head in the pr... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Achim Biewener, Fabian Bischoff, Tobias Rischke, Eric Tille, Ute Nimtschke, Philip Kasten, Klaus-Dieter Schaser and J örg Nowotny Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Morphological risk factors associated with dislocation after bipolar hemiarthroplasty of the hip in patients with femoral neck fractures —a nested case-control study
The relationship between preoperative hip measurements and dislocation after bipolar hemiarthroplasty is presently unclear. In the current study, we investigated the morphological risk factors associated with ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yueqi Zhang, Zhenjun Yao, Peng Shi, Chenzhong Wang, Jinyu Liu, Yi Yang and Chi Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Functional outcomes after total joint arthroplasty are related to the severity of Parkinson ’s disease: a mid-term follow-up
Performing total joint arthroplasty (TJA) in Parkinson ’s disease (PD) patients may encounter a higher complication rate or worse functional outcomes compared with common patients. The relationship between PD a... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiao Rong, Suraj Dahal, Ze-yu Luo, Kai Zhou, Shun-Yu Yao and Zong-Ke Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Posterior open-door laminoplasty secured with titanium miniplates vs anchors: a comparative study of clinical efficacy and cervical sagittal balance
Posterior open-door laminoplasty (PODL) is a common procedure for treating multilevel cervical spondylotic myelopathy (MCSM). Little information is available regarding the cervical sagittal balance and surgica... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dongyue Li, Yong Hai, Xianglong Meng, Jincai Yang and Peng Yin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Supramalleolar osteotomy combined with lateral ligament reconstruction and talofibular immobilization for varus ankle osteoarthritis with excessive talar tilt angle
Although supramalleolar osteotomy is the main joint-preserving method for the treatment of varus ankle osteoarthritis, it tends to be ineffective when ankle osteoarthritis presents in combination with an exces... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wenqing Qu, Dajiang Xin, Shengjie Dong, Wenliang Li and Yanping Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intra-articular platelet-rich plasma injection for knee osteoarthritis: a summary of meta-analyses
The purpose of this study was (1) to perform a summary of meta-analyses comparing platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection with hyaluronic acid (HA) and placebo injection for KOA patients, (2) to determine which m... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Pu Chen, Liuwei Huang, Yufeng Ma, Dong Zhang, Xiaozhe Zhang, Jun Zhou, Anmin Ruan and Qingfu Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of sIL-13R α2-Fc on the progression of rat tail intervertebral disc degeneration
The incidence of degenerative disc disease caused by intervertebral disc injury is increasing annually, seriously affecting the quality of life of patients and increasing the disease burden on society. The mec... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xin Wang, Junhao Sun, Jianshi Tan, Pengzhong Fang, Jinlei Chen, Wen Yuan, Huajiang Chen and Yang Liu Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Depression negatively affects patient-reported knee functional outcome after intraarticular hyaluronic acid injection among geriatric patients with knee osteoarthritis
This study investigates whether depression, anxiety, and pain affect self-reported knee function in geriatri... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yu-Pin Chen, Yu-Yun Huang, Yueh Wu, Yi-Jie Kuo and Chung-Ying Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of ceramic-on-ceramic bearing vs ceramic-on-highly cross-linked polyethylene-bearing surfaces in total hip arthroplasty for avascular necrosis of femoral head: a prospective cohort study with a mid-term follow-up
The ideal bearing surface for patients of avascular necrosis (AVN) undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) remains controversial. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical outcomes, health-related ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bin Feng, Yi Ren, Shiliang Cao, Jin Lin, Jin Jin, Wenwei Qian and Xisheng Weng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Morphological characteristics of different types of distal radius die-punch fractures based on three-column theory
The aim of this study is to investigate the morphological characteristics of distal radius die-punch fracture (DRDPF) with different types, based on the three-column theory. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jinhua Zhou, Wen Tang, Dong Li and Yongwei Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes of treatment with locking compression plates for distal femoral fractures in a retrospective cohort
Plate fixation is one of the standard surgical treatments for distal femoral fractures. There are few reports on the relationship between the screw position and bone union when fixing by the bridging plate (re... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 26, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Masahiro Kiyono, Tomoyuki Noda, Hiroshi Nagano, Takashi Maehara, Yasuaki Yamakawa, Yusuke Mochizuki, Takahiko Uchino, Suguru Yokoo, Koji Demiya, Kenta Saiga, Yasunori Shimamura and Toshifumi Ozaki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of robot-navigation-assisted core decompression on early stage osteonecrosis of the femoral head
The aim of the current paper is to evaluate the effects of robot-navigation-assisted core decompression compared with conventional core decompression surgery for early-stage osteonecrosis of the femoral head. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 21, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Benjun Bi, Shudong Zhang and Yuchi Zhao Tags: Technical note Source Type: research

Primary total hip arthroplasty using an uncemented Wagner SL stem in elderly patients with Dorr type C femoral bone
The purpose of this study was to review retrospectively the primary total hip arthroplasties operated upon with the cementless Wagner Self-Locking stem in patients with type C femoral bone. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 21, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ping Zhen, Jun Liu, Xusheng Li, Hao Lu and Shenghu Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Residual hip dysplasia in children: osseous and cartilaginous acetabular angles to guide further treatment —a pilot study
In case of residual hip dysplasia (RHD) in children, pelvic radiographs are sometimes insufficient to precisely evaluate the entire coverage of the femoral head, when trying to decide on the need for further r... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 21, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sophie Rosa Merckaert, Katarzyna Pierzchala, Aline Bregou and Pierre-Yves Zambelli Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes and second-look arthroscopic findings of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with autograft, hybrid graft, and allograft
There is no consensus as to the choice of grafts for primary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical and second-look arthroscopic outcomes after A... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 21, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaozuo Zheng, Yang Hu, Peng Xie, Tong Li, Yu-e Feng, Juyuan Gu and Shijun Gao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of temporary hemiepiphysiodesis in the treatment of skeleton immature posttraumatic genu angular deformity: a retrospective study of 27 cases
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect, rate of angular correction, and complications of temporary hemiepiphysiodesis (TH) in the treatment of skeleton immature posttraumatic genu angular deformity. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 21, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jing Ding, Ting Zhu, Fang-chun Jin, Zhen-kai Wu and Hai Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Preoperative irrigation and vacuum sealing drainage with antibiotic-containing drainage fluid of foot and ankle wounds improves outcome of reconstructive skin flap surgery
By observing the infection and soft tissue defect on the wound surface of the foot and ankle, this paper attempts to explore the effect of preoperative irrigation and vacuum sealing drainage with antibiotic-co... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xu Gao, Hailei Yin and Jixia Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of radiographic and functional results of die-punch fracture of distal radius between volar locking plating (VLP) and external fixation (EF)
The aim of this study is to investigate the radiographic and functional results of die-punch fracture of distal radius treated by volar locking plate (VLP) or external fixation (EF). (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yanqing Zhou, Yanbin Zhu, Xiong Zhang, Dehu Tian and Bing Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A meta-analysis comparing tenotomy or tenodesis for lesions of the long head of the biceps tendon with concomitant reparable rotator cuff tears
The best treatment for lesions of the long head of the biceps tendon (LHBT) with concomitant reparable rotator cuff tears is still controversial. The purpose of the meta-analysis was to compare clinical outcom... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - November 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuyan Na, Yong Zhu, Yuting Shi, Yizhong Ren, Ting Zhang, Wanlin Liu and Changxu Han Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research