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  1. Content type: Review

    Radiofrequency energy has had widespread use for a variety of surgical procedures. Its application in orthopedic surgery initiated with shoulder instability. Over the last couple decades it has been applied as...

    Authors: Scott R. Anderson, Scott C. Faucett, David C. Flanigan, Ralph A. Gmabardella and Nirav H. Amin

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2019 6:1

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  2. Content type: Research

    Restoration of natural knee kinematics for a designed mechanism in knee implants is required to achieve full knee function in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). In different posterior-stabilized TKAs, there are wi...

    Authors: Yong-Gon Koh, Ji-Hoon Nam and Kyoung-Tak Kang

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:53

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  3. Content type: Research

    Different interbody grafts have been employed and evaluated for spinal fusion surgery. The Memory Metal Minimal Access Cage (MAC) is a hollow horseshoe shaped interbody fusion concept which provides a potentia...

    Authors: D. Kok, C. M. M. Peeters, F. H. Wapstra, S. K. Bulstra and A. G. Veldhuizen

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:51

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  4. Content type: Short report

    Conservative therapies for the treatment of knee degenerative processes are used before resorting to surgery; nonetheless, they may offer only short-term benefits. Encouraging preliminary results have been rep...

    Authors: A. Russo, D. Screpis, S. L. Di Donato, S. Bonetti, G. Piovan and C. Zorzi

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:52

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  5. Content type: Research

    Meniscal repair has become increasingly common in a pediatric and adolescent population. All-inside repair techniques are utilized more often given their ease of insertion and decreased operative time required...

    Authors: Yi-Meng Yen, Peter D. Fabricant, Connor G. Richmond, Aleksei B. Dingel, Matthew D. Milewski, Henry B. Ellis, Philip L. Wilson, Stephanie W. Mayer, Theodore J. Ganley and Kevin G. Shea

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:50

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  6. Content type: Research

    Medial closing wedge high tibial osteotomy (CWHTO) for valgus deformity correction was first described by Coventry whom performed an additional reefing of the medial collateral ligament (MCL) to prevent instab...

    Authors: W. A. M. van Lieshout, C. D. Martijn, B. T. J. van Ginneken and R. J. van Heerwaarden

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:49

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  7. Content type: Research

    Tripling semitendinosus tendon for ACL graft preparation facilitates creation of longer and thicker grafts. Our objective was to evaluate the mechanical difference between tripled tendon grafts, prepared by th...

    Authors: I. Geethan, K. Santhosh Sahanand, P. R. Ashwin Vijay and David V. Rajan

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:48

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  8. Content type: Research

    Iodine contrast agents (ICAs) are routinely used by radiologists to help guide intra-articular infiltrations. The aim of this study was to assess the in vitro effects of ICA on platelet function of human autol...

    Authors: B. Dallaudiere, A. Crombé, A. P. Gadeau, L. Pesquer, A. Peuchant, C. James and A. Silvestre

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:47

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  9. Content type: Research

    Measuring knee range of motion is important in examination and as a post-operative outcome. It is therefore important that measurements are accurate. Knee angles can be measured by traditional goniometers, sma...

    Authors: Graeme Ethan Hancock, Tracey Hepworth and Kevin Wembridge

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:46

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  10. Content type: Commentary

    Exercise-based interventions applied before and after total hip and knee arthroplasty (THA and TKA, respectively) have been investigated for a number of years, based on the assumption that they will enhance po...

    Authors: Thomas Bandholm, Thomas W. Wainwright and Henrik Kehlet

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:44

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  11. Content type: Research

    Participation in youth soccer carries a significant risk of injury, most commonly non-contact injuries of the lower extremity. A growing body of research supports the use of neuromuscular interventions by team...

    Authors: Robin Mawson, Michael J Creech, Devin C Peterson, Forough Farrokhyar and Olufemi R Ayeni

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:43

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  12. Content type: Research

    Elbow arthroscopy is a difficult surgical technique. Objective metrics can be used to improve safe and effective training in elbow arthroscopy. Force exerted on the elbow tissue during arthroscopy can be a mea...

    Authors: Nick F. J. Hilgersom, Tim Horeman-Franse, Ronald L. A. W. Bleys, Denise Eygendaal, Michel P. J. van den Bekerom and Gabriëlle J. M. Tuijthof

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:45

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  13. Content type: Research

    The all-inside cruciate ligament graft preparation technique has become popular due to its utility in sparing a growing physis, preserving a tendon in ACL surgery, and/or reduction of pain. However, few studie...

    Authors: Colter R Wichern, Kathryn C Skoglund, Joseph G O’Sullivan, Anora K Burwell, Joseph T Nguyen, Andrea Herzka and Jacqueline M Brady

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:42

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  14. Content type: Research

    Reliable biomechanical data about the strength of different tibial extracortical graft fixation devices is sparse. This biomechanical study compares the properties of tibial graft fixation in ACL reconstructio...

    Authors: M. Ettinger, R. Karkosch, H. Horstmann, P. Savov, T. Calliess, T. Smith and M. Petri

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:41

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  15. Content type: Research

    The feasibility of novel kidney injury biomarkers in consecutive patients having total knee arthroplasty with local infiltration analgesia was evaluated.

    Authors: Annika Piirainen, Jukka Huopio, Hannu Kokki, Anu Holopainen, Teemu Pajunen, Kari Pulkki and Merja Kokki

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:40

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  16. Content type: Review

    The treatment of painful chronic tendinopathy is challenging. Multiple non-invasive and tendon-invasive methods are used. When traditional non-invasive treatments fail, the injections of platelet-rich plasma a...

    Authors: F. Abat, H. Alfredson, M. Cucchiarini, H. Madry, A. Marmotti, C. Mouton, J. M. Oliveira, H. Pereira, G. M. Peretti, C. Spang, J. Stephen, C. J. A. van Bergen and L. de Girolamo

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:38

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  17. Content type: Research

    Using the film model method, the process whereby a substance called tendon gel is secreted from transected tendon ends and changed into a tendon after application of a traction force is known. The objective of...

    Authors: Yoshinori Ohashi, Junsuke Nakase, Kengo Shimozaki, Kojun Torigoe and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:37

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  18. Content type: Research

    Peri-articular injury may result in functional deficits and pain. In particular, post-traumatic elbow stiffness is a debilitating condition, precluding patients from performing activities of daily living. As s...

    Authors: Stephanie N. Moore-Lotridge, William K. Oelsner, Yael Ihejirika, Mihir J. Desai, Sandra S. Gebhart and Jonathan G. Schoenecker

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:36

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  19. Content type: Research

    While most anatomic TSA stems allow some intra-operative adjustments, the default configuration assumes that head offset is directly proportional to stem diameter. Some authors reported that humeral head diame...

    Authors: Johannes Barth, Jérôme Garret, Achilleas Boutsiadis, Etienne Sautier, Laurent Geais, Hugo Bothorel and Arnaud Godenèche

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:35

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  20. Content type: Research

    Vastus Medialis Muscles (VMM) damage has been widely identified following patellar dislocation. Rehabilitation programmes have been suggested to strengthen the VMM and reduce clinical symptoms of pain and inst...

    Authors: Joanna Stephen, Avinash Alva, Punyawan Lumpaopong, Andy Williams and Andrew A. Amis

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:34

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  21. Content type: Research

    The objective of the study is to investigate the load transmission within the pelvic ring under physiological loading during gait and to correlate these results with clinical findings. In a second approach, we...

    Authors: Pierre-Louis Ricci, Stefan Maas, Jens Kelm and Torsten Gerich

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:33

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  22. Content type: Research

    Humans support their bodies exclusively by vertical balance in bipedal locomotion, and the body, especially the lower extremity, generally changes with age. Sex and body constitution are assumed to be associat...

    Authors: Ryota Katsumi, Tomoharu Mochizuki, Takashi Sato, Koichi Kobayashi, Satoshi Watanabe, Osamu Tanifuji and Naoto Endo

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:32

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  23. Content type: Research

    Measurement of the tibial tubercle–trochlear groove (TT–TG) distance is used to assess patellofemoral instability and rotation. Since patellofemoral instability and acute patellar dislocation are common among ...

    Authors: Juha-Sampo Suomalainen, Gideon Regalado, Antti Joukainen, Tommi Kääriäinen, Mervi Könönen, Hannu Manninen, Petri Sipola and Hannu Kokki

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:31

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  24. Content type: Research

    Clinicians are often faced with the decision whether to revise a painful total knee replacement in patients who have chronic vague pain with no apparent explanation. A sensitive metal testing assay called the ...

    Authors: David R. Lionberger, Justin Samorajski, Charlie D. Wilson and Andreana Rivera

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:30

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  25. Content type: Research

    Rotational instability of the knee may persist after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, which may be due to insufficiency of anterolateral stabilizing structures. However, no reliable diagnostic ...

    Authors: Malou E. Slichter, Nienke Wolterbeek, K. Gie Auw Yang, Jacco A. C. Zijl and Tom M. Piscaer

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:29

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  26. Content type: Research

    Many different fixation devices are used to maintain the correction angle after medial open wedge high tibial osteotomy (MOWHTO). Each device must provide at least sufficient mechanical stability to avoid loss...

    Authors: Arnaud Diffo Kaze, Stefan Maas, Slawomir Kedziora, James Belsey, Alexander Haupert, Claude Wolf, Alexander Hoffmann and Dietrich Pape

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:28

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  27. Content type: Research

    Injections into the tendinous portion of the common extensor origin are a common intervention in the treatment of Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy (LET). Clinical trials report a heterogeneous selection of injectate...

    Authors: Jonathan P. Evans, Jeremy Metz, Rahul Anaspure, William J. Thomas, Andrew King, Vicki A. Goodwin and Chris D. Smith

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:27

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  28. Content type: Research

    Skeletal muscle fibrosis caused by an increase in collagen deposition often occurs after distraction osteogenesis. Although studies are available reporting the effects of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) on tissue h...

    Authors: Ichiro Tonogai, Fumio Hayashi, Toshiyuki Iwame, Tomoya Takasago, Tetsuya Matsuura and Koichi Sairyo

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:26

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  29. Content type: Research

    The medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) is the main stabiliser of the patella and thus mostly reconstructed in the surgical treatment of patellofemoral dislocation. The aims of this study were to gain a bett...

    Authors: Daniel Dornacher, Sabine Lippacher, Manfred Nelitz, Heiko Reichel, Anita Ignatius, Lutz Dürselen and Andreas Martin Seitz

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:25

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  30. Content type: Review

    Muscle injuries are some of the most common injuries in sports; they have a high recurrence rate and can result in the loss of ability to participate in training or competition. In clinical practice, a wide va...

    Authors: T. Hotfiel, R. Seil, W. Bily, W. Bloch, A. Gokeler, R. M. Krifter, F. Mayer, P. Ueblacker, L. Weisskopf and M. Engelhardt

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:24

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  31. Content type: Study protocol

    Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been used to support tendon regeneration mainly in sports medicine. PRP is a concentrate of platelet-rich plasma proteins derived from whole blood by centrifugation to remove ery...

    Authors: Anni Aavikko, J. Puhakka, J. Haapala, J. Kukkonen, K. Mäkelä and J. Kosola

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:23

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  32. Content type: Commentary

    Efficacy studies have demonstrated decreased anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury rates for athletes participating in injury prevention programs. Typically, ACL injury prevention programs entail a combinati...

    Authors: Alli Gokeler, Romain Seil, Gino Kerkhoffs and Evert Verhagen

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:22

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  33. Content type: Review

    This article provides a detailed narrative review on the history and current concepts surrounding ligamentous repair techniques in athletic patients. In particular, we will focus on the anterior cruciate ligam...

    Authors: Piyush Mahapatra, Saman Horriat and Bobby S. Anand

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:20

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  34. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study is to evaluate which of three arthroscopic knots are most reliably taught to and executed by residents at varying levels of training.

    Authors: Kevin J. Cronin, Jacob L. Cox, Timothy M. Hoggard, Scott T. Marberry, Brandon G. Santoni and Charles C. Nofsinger

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:19

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  35. Content type: Research

    The cranial cruciate ligament rupture (CCLR) is the most commonly encountered orthopedic condition in dogs. Among the various techniques to treat this condition, tibial tuberosity advancement (TTA) has been us...

    Authors: Clarissa Rocha dos Santos, Richard da Rocha Filgueiras, Patrícia Furtado Malard, Andre Rodrigues da Cunha Barreto-Vianna, Kaique Nogueira, Carolina da Silva Leite and Eduardo Maurício Mendes de Lima

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:17

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  36. Content type: Research

    Posterolateral rotatory instability (PLRI) of the knee can easily be missed, because attention is paid to injury of the cruciate ligaments. If left untreated this clinical instability may persist after reconst...

    Authors: Malou E. Slichter, Nienke Wolterbeek, K. Gie Auw Yang, Jacco A. C. Zijl and Tom M. Piscaer

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:18

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  37. Content type: Research

    Although conventional Bankart repair has been the accepted procedure for traumatic anterior glenohumeral instability, the humeral avulsion of the glenohumeral ligament or an elongation of the capsule remains c...

    Authors: Daisuke Momma, Akimoto Nimura, Satoru Muro, Hitomi Fujishiro, Takashi Miyamoto, Tadanao Funakoshi, Tomoyuki Mochizuki, Norimasa Iwasaki and Keiichi Akita

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:16

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  38. Content type: Review

    Orthopaedic disorders are very frequent, globally found and often partially unresolved despite the substantial advances in science and medicine. Their surgical intervention is multifarious and the most favoura...

    Authors: Ibrahim Fatih Cengiz, Hélder Pereira, Laura de Girolamo, Magali Cucchiarini, João Espregueira-Mendes, Rui L. Reis and Joaquim Miguel Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:14

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  39. Content type: Research

    Implicit (IF) and explicit (EF) feedback are two motor learning strategies demonstrated to alter movement patterns. There is conflicting evidence on which strategy produces better outcomes. The purpose of this...

    Authors: Tijana Popovic, Shane V. Caswell, Anne Benjaminse, Tarique Siragy, Jatin Ambegaonkar and Nelson Cortes

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:12

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  40. Content type: Research

    The use of a closed fracture model has become the preferred model to study the fracture healing process, given that the periosteum and the soft tissue surrounding the fracture site play an important role in th...

    Authors: Kareem Obayes Handool, Sahar Mohammed Ibrahim, Ubedullah Kaka, Muhammad Aarif Omar, Jalila Abu, Md Sabri Mohd Yusoff and Loqman Mohamad Yusof

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:13

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  41. Content type: Research

    Femoral malposition is the first cause for graft rupture during ACL reconstruction. Arthroscopic landmarks can be difficult to identify. So, landmark has to be found for reliable tunnel placement. A proximal-d...

    Authors: Philippe Colombet, Alain Silvestre and Nicolas Bouguennec

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:9

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  42. Content type: Research

    Currently many TKA protocols rely on multimodal analgesic protocols with patient-controlled analgesia systems that administer opioids through a patient controlled IV infusion pump, in addition to concomitant p...

    Authors: Marco Scardino, Tiziana D’Amato, Federica Martorelli, Giorgia Fenocchio, Vincenzo Simili, Berardo Di Matteo, Dario Bugada and Elizaveta Kon

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:8

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  43. Content type: Research

    The glenohumeral joint is subjected to opposing forces when the direction of shoulder motion is changed, accelerating and decelerating to make the movements. The influence of motion velocity or acceleration on...

    Authors: Kazuhisa Matsui, Takashi Tachibana, Katsuya Nobuhara and Yasushi Uchiyama

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:7

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  44. Content type: Research

    Glenoid bone loss and capsular deficiency represent critical points of arthroscopic Bankart repair failures. The purpose of this study was to evaluate an all-arthroscopic bone block procedure associated with a...

    Authors: Raffaele Russo, Marco Maiotti and Ettore Taverna

    Citation: Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics 2018 5:5

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