The effects of graft shrinkage and extrusion on early clinical outcomes after meniscal allograft transplantation
Graft shrinkage or radial extrusion is a reported complication after meniscus allograft transplantation (MAT). Whether shrinkage or extrusion progress after surgery and whether they are associated with the cli... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jae-Hwa Kim, Soohyun Lee, Doo Hoe Ha, Sang Min Lee, Kyunghun Jung and Wonchul Choi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors associated with development of re-nonunion after primary revision in femoral shaft nonunion subsequent to failed intramedullary nailing
Currently, there remains a lack of consensus regarding factors predictive of complication such as re-nonunion after primary revision in femoral shaft nonunion subsequent to failed intramedullary nailing (IMN).... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jiang-ying Ru, Li-xin Chen, Fang-yong Hu, Dai Shi, Rao Xu, Jian-wei Du and Yun-fei Niu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Optimization of parameters for femoral component implantation during TKA using finite element analysis and orthogonal array testing
Individualized and accurate implantation of a femoral component during total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is essential in achieving equal distribution of intra-articular stress and long-term survival of the prosthe... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhifang Mou, Wanpeng Dong, Zhen Zhang, Aohan Wang, Guanghong Hu, Bing Wang and Yuefu Dong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel ultrasound scanning approach for evaluating femoral cartilage defects of the knee: comparison with routine magnetic resonance imaging
This study aimed to assess a novel ultrasound (US) scanning approach in evaluating knee femoral cartilaginous defects, compared with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI, commonly used for knee imaging) and arthros... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Junyan Cao, Bowen Zheng, Xiaochun Meng, Yan Lv, Huading Lu, Kun Wang, Dongmei Huang and Jie Ren Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the VISA-A questionnaire for Chilean Spanish-speaking patients
The purpose of this study is to translate, culturally adapt, and validate the VISA-A questionnaire for Chilean Spanish speakers with Achilles tendinopathy (AT), which has been originally developed for English-... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andres Keller, Pablo Wagner, Guillermo Izquierdo, Jorge Cabrolier, Nathaly Caicedo, Emilio Wagner and Nicola Maffulli Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel, percutaneous, self-expanding, forceful reduction screw system for the treatment of thoracolumbar fracture with severe vertebral height loss
Over the past decade, the techniques for minimally invasive spinal stabilization have improved significantly. The multiaxial screw utilized in minimally invasive operations is limited in restoring fracture hei... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qinpeng Zhao, Dingjun Hao and Biao Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biomechanics of common fixation devices for first tarsometatarsal joint fusion —a comparative study with synthetic bones
Hallux valgus disease is a common deformity of the forefoot. There are currently more than 100 surgical approaches for operative treatment. Because hypermobility of the first tarsometatarsal joint is considere... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rene Burchard, Robin Massa, Christian Soost, Wolfgang Richter, Gerhard Dietrich, Arne Ohrndorf, Hans-J ürgen Christ, Claus-Peter Fritzen, Jan Adriaan Graw and Jan Schmitt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Plasma D-dimer is not useful in the prediction of deep vein thrombosis after total knee arthroplasty in patients using rivaroxaban for thromboprophylaxis
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a serious complication following total joint replacement. The use of rivaroxaban, a highly selective and direct factor Xa inhibitor, has been used widely as a safe and efficacio... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cheng-Ta Wu, Bradley Chen, Jun-Wen Wang, Shih-Hsiang Yen and Chung-Cheng Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Treatment of AC dislocation by reconstructing CC and AC ligaments with allogenic tendons compared with hook plates
The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes between allograft reconstruction and hook plate fixation for acute dislocation of the acromioclavicular joint with a minimum 2-year follow-up. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guheng Wang, Renguo Xie, Tian Mao and Shuguo Xing Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Can pelvic tilt be restored by spinal osteotomy in ankylosing spondylitis patients with thoracolumbar kyphosis? A minimum follow-up of 2 years
Defining the postoperative pelvic tilt (PT) individually can help to reconstruct sagittal balance. However, the postoperative actual PT is hardly restored to theoretical value. Some cases with theoretical post... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 9, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tianhao Wang, Yongfei Zhao, Guoquan Zheng, Yao Wang, Chunguo Wang, Zheng Wang and Yan Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Are three-dimensional patient-specific cutting guides for open wedge high tibial osteotomy accurate? An in vitro study
The aim of this in vitro study was to assess the accuracy of three-dimensional patient-specific cutting guides for open wedge high tibial osteotomy (OWHTO) to provide the planned correction in both frontal and... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 9, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mathias Donnez, Matthieu Ollivier, Maxime Munier, Philippe Berton, Jean-Pierre Podgorski, Patrick Chabrand and S ébastien Parratte Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness and safety of glucosamine and chondroitin for the treatment of osteoarthritis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
To assess the symptomatic effectiveness and safety of oral symptomatic slow-acting drugs (SYSADOAs) on the treatment of knee and/or hip osteoarthritis, such as chondroitin, glucosamine, and combination treatme... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaoyue Zhu, Lingli Sang, Dandong Wu, Jiesheng Rong and Liying Jiang Tags: Review Source Type: research

Transforaminal endoscopic discectomy versus conventional microdiscectomy for lumbar discherniation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The open microdiscectomy is the most common surgical procedure for the decompression of radiculopathy caused by lumbar disk herniation. To date, a variety of minimally invasive (MI) techniques have been develo... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 5, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bin Zhang, Shen Liu, Jun Liu, Bingbing Yu, Wei Guo, Yongjin Li, Yang Liu, Wendong Ruan, Guangzhi Ning and Shiqing Feng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Treatment of simple bone cysts using endoscopic curettage: a case series analysis
In this study, we investigated the efficacy of endo... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 5, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hisaki Aiba, Masaaki Kobayashi, Yuko Waguri-Nagaya, Hideyuki Goto, Jun Mizutani, Satoshi Yamada, Hideki Okamoto, Masahiro Nozaki, Hiroto Mitsui, Shinji Miwa, Makoto Kobayashi, Kojiro Endo, Shiro Saito, Taeko Goto and Takanobu Otsuka Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Accuracy of MRI diagnosis of early osteonecrosis of the femoral head: a meta-analysis and systematic review
To evaluate the overall diagnostic value related to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with early osteonecrosis of the femoral head. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ya-Zhou Zhang, Xu-Yang Cao, Xi-Cheng Li, Jia Chen, Yue-Yuan Zhao, Zhi Tian and Wang Zheng Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

Meta-analysis of the potential role of extracorporeal shockwave therapy in osteonecrosis of the femoral head
We aimed to evaluate the role of extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) in improving osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH). (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yangquan Hao, Hao Guo, Zhaochen Xu, Handeng Qi, Yugui Wang, Chao Lu, Jie Liu and Puwei Yuan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Roles and mechanisms of leptin in osteogenic stimulation in cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament
Hyperleptinemia is a common feature of obese people, and leptin, an adipocyte-derived cytokine, is believed to be an important factor in the pathogenesis of cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bin Feng, Shiliang Cao, Jiliang Zhai, Yi Ren, Jianhua Hu, Ye Tian and Xisheng Weng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The application value of MRI in the diagnosis of subclinical inflammation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in remission
To explore the value of MRI in the diagnosis of subclinical inflammation in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in remission and to predict the radiographic progression. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Huimei Zhang, Huajun Xu, Shifang Chen and Xinfeng Mao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dynamic hip kinematics during squatting before and after total hip arthroplasty
The difference in in vivo kinematics before and after total hip arthroplasty (THA) for the same subjects and the clearance between the liner and neck during squatting have been unclear. The purpose of the pres... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Keisuke Komiyama, Satoshi Hamai, Daisuke Hara, Satoru Ikebe, Hidehiko Higaki, Kensei Yoshimoto, Kyohei Shiomoto, Hirotaka Gondo, Yifeng Wang and Yasuharu Nakashima Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Training with Hybrid Assistive Limb for walking function after total knee arthroplasty
The Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL, CYBERDYNE) is a wearable robot that provides assistance to patients while walking, standing, and performing leg movements based on the intended movement of the wearer. We aimed ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - July 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kenichi Yoshikawa, Hirotaka Mutsuzaki, Ayumu Sano, Kazunori Koseki, Takashi Fukaya, Masafumi Mizukami and Masashi Yamazaki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cerebrovascular accidents associated with hip fractures: morbidity and mortality —5-year survival
Hip fractures are associated with increased cerebrovascular accidents (CVAs) in the first postoperative year. Long-term follow-up for CVA and mortality after hip fracture is lacking. The purpose of this study ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ran Atzmon, Zachary T. Sharfman, Noa Efrati, Noam Shohat, Yaron Brin, Iftach Hetsroni, Meir Nyska and Ezequiel Palmanovich Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early versus late intramedullary nailing for traumatic femur fracture management: meta-analysis
There is no consensus yet on the impact of timing of femur fracture (FF) internal fixation on the patient outcomes. This meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate the contemporary data in patients with traumatic... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ayman El-Menyar, Mohammed Muneer, David Samson, Hassan Al-Thani, Ahmad Alobaidi, Paul Mussleman and Rifat Latifi Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

Surgical management of chronic lateral ankle instability: a meta-analysis
A key point to surgical treatment of chronic lateral ankle instability is choosing a suitable surgical procedure. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to compare different surgical techniques for management o... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 25, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yongxing Cao, Yuan Hong, Yang Xu, Yuan Zhu and Xiangyang Xu Tags: Review Source Type: research

Comparing surgical interventions for intertrochanteric hip fracture by blood loss and operation time: a network meta-analysis
Multiple operative treatments are available for the fixation of intertrochanteric femoral fractures. This analysis was conducted to provide guidance on the appropriate clinical choice to accommodate individual... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhengan Hao, Xifeng Wang and Xingqun Zhang Tags: Review Source Type: research

A meta-analysis of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty revised to total knee arthroplasty versus primary total knee arthroplasty
This study was performed to compare the clinical outcomes of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) revised to total knee arthroplasty (TKA) versus primary TKA. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xuedong Sun and Zheng Su Tags: Review Source Type: research

Retraction Note: minimally invasive versus open surgery for acute Achilles tendon rupture: a systematic review of overlapping meta-analyses
Retraction Note: Li et al. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research (2016) 11:65 DOI https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-016-0401-2. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 19, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qingbo Li, Chuanying Wang, Yanqing Huo, Zhiwei Jia and Xiqian Wang Tags: Retraction Note Source Type: research

Biomechanical study of three kinds of internal fixation for the treatment of sacroiliac joint disruption using biomechanical test and finite element analysis
To compare the stability of sacroiliac joint disruption fixed with three kinds of internal fixation using both biomechanical test and finite element analysis. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 19, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tao Wu, Xuejiao Ren, Yunwei Cui, Xiaodong Cheng, Shuo Peng, Zhiyong Hou and Yongtai Han Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early initiation of a strength training based rehabilitation after lumbar spine fusion improves core muscle strength: a randomized controlled trial
To analyze the safety and effects of early initiation of rehabilitation including objective measurement outcomes after lumbar spine fusion based on principles of strength training. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 19, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dejan Kernc, Vojko Strojnik and Rok Vengust Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring the key genes and pathways of side population cells in human osteosarcoma using gene expression array analysis
Human osteosarcoma (OS) is one of the most common primary bone sarcoma, because of early metastasis and few treatment strategies. It has been reported that the tumorigenicity and self-renewal capacity of side ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 19, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yi-Ming Ren, Yuan-Hui Duan, Yun-Bo Sun, Tao Yang, Wen-Jun Zhao, Dong-Liang Zhang, Zheng-Wei Tian and Meng-Qiang Tian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes and structural integrity of C-shaped rotator cuff tears after arthroscopic repair: comparison with crescent-shaped tears
We aimed to describe a new C-shaped tear configuration, and to compare clinical outcomes and structural integrity between the C-shaped and the established crescent-shaped small to medium-sized rotator cuff tea... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 19, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wonyong Lee, Sung-Jae Kim, Chong-Hyuk Choi, Yun-Rak Choi and Yong-Min Chun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship between the social support and self-efficacy for function ability in patients undergoing primary hip replacement
The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that nearly 25% of people will suffer from physical disability owing to the bone and joint problems until 2050. The condition of patients with this type of difficul... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 18, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kuan-Ting Wu, Pei-Shan Lee, Wen-Yi Chou, Shu-Hua Chen and Yee-Tzu Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Tranexamic acid is associated with selective increase in inflammatory markers following total knee arthroplasty (TKA): a pilot study
Tranexamic acid (TXA) is commonly used in orthopedic surgery to reduce excessive bleeding and transfusion requirements. Our aim was to examine if TXA was required in all osteoarthritis patients undergoing TKA ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 18, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andrea L. Grant, Hayley L. Letson, Jodie L. Morris, Peter McEwen, Kaushik Hazratwala, Matthew Wilkinson and Geoffrey P. Dobson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical outcome and physical activity measured with StepWatch 3 ™ Activity Monitor after minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty
Subjective data and physical examinations of patients after total hip arthroplasty are used to assess the outcome. But regarding the physical activity, no objective data can be delivered by existing scores. Th... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Steffen H öll, Andreas Blum, Georg Gosheger, Ralf Dieckmann, Corinna Winter and Dieter Rosenbaum Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cervical lordosis in asymptomatic individuals: a meta-analysis
Cervical lordosis has important clinical and surgical implications. Cervical spine curvature is reported with considerable variability in individual studies. The aim of this study was to examine the existence ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guang-Ming Guo, Jun Li, Qing-Xun Diao, Tai-Hang Zhu, Zhong-Xue Song, Yang-Yang Guo and Yan-Zheng Gao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of suprapatellar and infrapatellar intramedullary nailing for tibial shaft fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Optimal surgical approach for tibial shaft fractures remains controversial. We perform a meta-analysis from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to compare the clinical efficacy and prognosis between infrapatel... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 14, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Liqing Yang, Yuefeng Sun and Ge Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of obesity on the healing of bone fracture in mice
Obesity affects bone health to varying degrees, depending on the skeletal site (weight-bearing or non-weight-bearing) and compartment (cortical or trabecular), and is a risk factor for orthopedic disorders, in... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 8, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Feng Gao, Tian-Run Lv, Jin-Chun Zhou and Xiao-Dong Qin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of advanced glycation end products in Dupuytren disease
Advanced glycation end products are associated with aging, hyperglycemia, and oxidative stress. Accumulation of advanced glycation end products can cause various pathological conditions; however, the associati... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 7, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fumiaki Takase, Yutaka Mifune, Atsuyuki Inui, Yasuhiro Ueda, Takeshi Kataoka, Takeshi Kokubu and Ryosuke Kuroda Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Oral risedronate increases Gruen zone bone mineral density after primary total hip arthroplasty: a meta-analysis
This meta-analysis was performed to assess the efficacy of risedronate in increasing bone mineral density (BMD) in patients undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty (THA). (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 7, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qifeng Li and Baoshan Xu Tags: Review article Source Type: research

Bone cement distribution is a potential predictor to the reconstructive effects of unilateral percutaneous kyphoplasty in OVCFs: a retrospective study
Osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture (OVCF) is a common type of fracture, and percutaneous kyphoplasty (PKP) is an eligible solution to it. Previous studies have revealed that both the volume and filling p... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 7, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jiachen Lin, Lie Qian, Changqing Jiang, Xiuyuan Chen, Fan Feng and Lifeng Lao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Soft tissue microcirculation around the healthy Achilles tendon: a cross-sectional study focusing on the Achilles tendon and dorsal surgical approaches to the hindfoot
Dorsal approaches to the hindfoot are frequently used. Furthermore, the vascular supply is discussed as a possible cause for ruptures and degeneration of the Achilles tendon. The aim of this study was to evalu... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 7, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kajetan Klos, Boyko Gueorguiev, John Bennet Carow, Ali Modabber, Sven Nebelung, Bong-Sung Kim, Klemens Horst, Christian David Weber and Matthias Knobe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A systematic review and meta-analysis of two different managements for supracondylar humeral fractures in children
The objective of this meta-analysis was to illustrate the clinical outcomes and safety of two different managements for supracondylar humeral fractures in children. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 7, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lin-Guo, Xue-Ning Zhang, Jian-Ping Yang, Zhi Wang, Yang Qi, Shan-Zhu and Xiang-Hong Meng Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Forsythiaside inhibits bacterial adhesion on titanium alloy and attenuates Ti-induced activation of nuclear factor- κB signaling-mediated macrophage inflammation
Inflammation and biofilm formation by Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) are common causes of periprosthetic infection and loosening. Recently, we identified that forsythiaside is bacteriostatic for S. aureus and ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 5, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Haifeng Li, Dongmei Tang, Chao Qi, Xia Zhao, Guangchao Wang, Yi Zhang and Tengbo Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Retraction Note: Comparison of two FDA-approved interspinous spacers for treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis: Superion versus X-STOP —a meta-analysis from five randomized controlled trial studies
The Editor-in-Chief has retracted this article [1] because of an error in the meta analysis. Re-examination of the data has showed that there is only one published randomized controlled trial comparing Superio... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: He Zhao, Li-Jun Duan, Yu-Shan Gao, Yong-Dong Yang, Ding-Yan Zhao, Xiang-Sheng Tang, Zhen-guo Hu, Chuan-Hong Li, Si-Xue Chen, Tao Liu and Xing Yu Tags: Retraction Note Source Type: research

Correlations between the sagittal plane parameters of the spine and pelvis and lumbar disc degeneration
Studies have shown that lumbar disc herniation, degenerative lumbar instability, and other degenerative lumbar spinal diseases are often secondary to disc degeneration. By studying the intervertebral disc, res... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xu Wei, Li Gengwu, Chen Chao, Li Yifan, Sang Shang, Hu Ruixi, Ji Yunhan, Zhu Xiaodong and Li Zhikun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel technique for managing symptomatic spinal cysts using epiduroscopic neural laser decompression: technical note and preliminary results
Benign spinal cysts are relatively common, but can cause significant pain. However, consensus regarding the best method for treating these cysts has not been established. We aimed to examine the usefulness of ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Seung-Kook Kim, Byoung-Hoi Lee, Moon-Bok Song and Su-Chan Lee Tags: Technical note Source Type: research

The distance of the femoral neurovascular bundle from the hip joint: an intraoperative guide to reduce iatrogenic injury
Iatrogenic injury to the femoral neurovascular bundle is not uncommon during primary and revision total hip replacement (THR) and can result in permanent weakness, pain and poor function. Prevention of injury ... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cyrus R. Mehta, Alex Constantinidis, Moussa Farhat, Mayuran Suthersan, Edward Graham and Andrew Kanawati Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Squeaking in fourth-generation ceramic-on-ceramic total hip replacement and the relationship with prosthesis brands: meta-analysis and systematic review
Postoperative squeaking in patients who applied the fourth-generation ceramic bearing in primary hip replacement has not been reported systematically; we aim to study the squeaking incidence in the fourth-gene... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 1, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chen-Chen Zhao, Guo-Xin Qu, Shi-Gui Yan and Xun-Zi Cai Tags: Review Source Type: research

Long-term outcomes of modular metal prosthesis replacement in patients with irreparable radial head fractures
The purposes of this study were to investigate the long-term outcomes of radial head replacement and to analyze the relationship between functional outcomes and periprosthetic radiolucency. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - June 1, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Alvin Chao-Yu Chen, Ying-Chao Chou, Chun-Jui Weng and Chun-Ying Cheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of N-acetylcysteine on mechanical fatigue resistance of antibiotic-loaded bone cement
This biomechanical study evaluates the effect of N-acetylcysteine alone and in combination with the most commonly used antibiotic-loaded bone cement mixtures. (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 31, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Erhan Sukur, Abdulhalim Akar, Huseyin Nevzat Topcu, Ozgur Cicekli, Alauddin Kochai and Mehmet Turker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The clinical application of a novel method of internal fixation for femoral neck fractures —dynamic locking compression system
Femoral neck fractures are the commonly encountered injury in orthopedic practice and result in significant morbidity and mortality. Currently, how to treat femoral neck fractures safely and effectively is sti... (Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research)
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research - May 31, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ya-Ping Xiao, Dong-Ping Shu, Ming-Jian Bei, Tao Ji, Wu-Sheng Kan and Shao-Gang Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research