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Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

Erhan Şükür, Yusuf Öztürkmen, Yunus Emre Akman, Ahmet Senel, İbrahim Azboy
INTRODUCTION: There is no consensus on the position of the knee joint while performing wound closure after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Further, there are no studies focusing on the association between early functional outcomes and different wound closure strategies. Therefore, we investigated the effects of tourniquet and knee position during wound closure on early recovery of range of motion (ROM) after primary TKA. To our knowledge, this is the first study to evaluate the influence of both tourniquet and knee position during wound closure in primary TKA...
October 20, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
David Gøttsche, Thomas Lind, Thorbjørn Christiansen, Henrik M Schrøder
INTRODUCTION: Revision total knee arthroplasty with a cementless metaphyseal sleeve is suggested to be used without stem in revision total knee arthroplasty (rTKA). To the best of our knowledge, no papers investigating this have been published. The purpose of this study was to evaluate clinical outcome. METHOD: In this retrospective study, 71 patients operated with rTKA with sleeves without stem in the period 2009-2011 were identified; 63 were examined. All patients with the prosthesis still in place were invited to a medical examination including X-rays...
October 19, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Elizabeth B Gausden, Alexander B Christ, Stephen J Warner, Ashley Levack, Andrew Nellestein, Dean G Lorich
INTRODUCTION: The optimal treatment of humeral shaft fractures continues to be debated. In the current investigation, we sought to determine the clinical and radiographic outcomes following the plate fixation of humeral shaft fractures utilizing the triceps-sparing posterior approach. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective review identified a consecutive series of 66 humeral shaft fractures (OTA 12-A, 12-B, or 12-C) treated with dual plate fixation via a posterior, triceps-sparing approach between 2005 and 2014 by a single surgeon...
October 15, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Leif Claassen, Sarah Ettinger, Marc-Frederic Pastor, Stefan Budde, Henning Windhagen, Thilo Floerkemeier
INTRODUCTION: The diagnostic algorithm in cases of assumed low-grade infection after total knee arthroplasty is discussed controversial. The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability of neosynovium biopsies via knee arthroscopies in predicting a periprosthetic knee joint infection (PJI). METHODS: From 2010 to 2015, 56 consecutive patients received a diagnostic arthroscopy of the knee joint by reason of an assumed PJI. In 34 cases, a revision arthroplasty was performed after the diagnostic arthroscopy...
October 12, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Yougun Won, Kyu-Hyun Yang, Kwang-Kyoun Kim, M J Weaver, Elizabeth M Allen
An entrapment of the femoral artery by cerclage wiring is a rare complication after spiral diaphyseal femoral fractures. We report the case of an 82-year-old female treated by an antegrade intramedullary nailing and multiple cable augmentation, which was then complicated by injury to the femoral artery that resulted in ipsilateral leg necrosis and amputation. The entrapment was caused by direct belting by the cable and resulted in a total obstruction of the femoral artery.
October 5, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Bilal Farouk El-Zayat, Thomas J Heyse, Nelson Fanciullacci, Luc Labey, Susanne Fuchs-Winkelmann, Bernardo Innocenti
INTRODUCTION: No evidence-based guidelines are available to determine the appropriate stem length, and whether or not to cement stems in revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Therefore, the objective of this study was to compare stresses and relative movement of cemented and uncemented stems of different lengths using a finite element analysis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A finite element model was created for a synthetic tibia. Two stem lengths (95 and 160 mm) and two types of fixation (cemented or press fit) of a hinged TKA were examined...
October 4, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
I Collados-Maestre, A Lizaur-Utrilla, D Martinez-Mendez, L Marco-Gomez, F A Lopez-Prats
INTRODUCTION: Knee osteoarthritis and low back pain (LBP) are two conditions with relatively high prevalence in patients over 65 years. The objective was to determine the effect of symptomatic LBP on the patient-reported outcome after primary TKA. MATERIAL AND METHOD: A cohort of 48 patients with concomitant LBP was prospectively matched 1:2 with patients without LBP for gender, age, body mass index and preoperative knee function. LBP severity was measured with the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI)...
October 3, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Tetsuo Hagino, Satoshi Ochiai, Shinya Senga, Takashi Yamashita, Masanori Wako, Takashi Ando, Hirotaka Haro
PURPOSE: To study discoid meniscus in children who underwent arthroscopic surgery at our center. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Thirty-four patients (39 knees) younger than 15 years with discoid lateral meniscus (mean age, 12.9 years; 13 males, 21 females) who underwent arthroscopic surgeries since 2007 were studied. The surgical procedure consisted of, in principle, saucerization with additional suture repair in the case of meniscal instability at the peripheral rim of the residual meniscus...
October 1, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Martin Ellenrieder, Thomas Tischer, Rainer Bader, Peter Cornelius Kreuz, Wolfram Mittelmeier
INTRODUCTION: The application of traction in hip arthroscopy is associated with peri-operative complications. Within a therapeutic case series, patient-related factors correlating with high-traction forces during hip arthroscopy and occurring complications should be identified. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In 30 male and 38 female patients (mean age: 44.5 years), intra-operative traction forces were monitored continuously using a specialised measurement device. A multivariate analysis was employed to identify patient-related factors influencing the traction force...
September 30, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Michael Drexler, T Frenkel Rutenberg, N Rozen, Y Warschawski, E Rath, O Chechik, G Rachevsky, G Morag
INTRODUCTION: Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) is a common injury in young athletes, causing pain in the involved leg compartment during strenuous exercise. The gold standard treatment is fasciotomy, but most of the reports on its effectiveness include relatively small cohorts and relatively short follow-up periods. This study reports the long-term results of a large cohort of young athletes who underwent single-incision fasciotomy for CECS. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This a retrospective case-series study...
September 26, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Yanbin Zhang, Guanfeng Lin, Jianguo Zhang, Jianwei Guo, Shengru Wang, Yang Yang, Jianxiong Shen, Yipeng Wang
INTRODUCTION: Posterior selective thoracolumbar or lumbar (TL/L) fusion with pedicle screw constructs for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) has been studied in a few researches. However, few studies have discussed the indication for selective TL/L fusion and the behaviors of its adjacent disc angle. The present study aims to discuss the indication for posterior selective TL/L fusion and the behavior of the adjacent disc angle. METHODS: 45 consecutive cases of AIS undergoing posterior selective TL/L fusion were retrospectively evaluated, with an average follow-up of 36 months...
September 21, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Lisa Renner, Tom Schmidt-Braekling, Martin Faschingbauer, Friedrich Boettner
INTRODUCTION: Serum metal ions are part of the regular follow-up routine of patients with metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasties (MoM-THA). Increased cobalt levels have been suggested to indicate implant failure and corrosion. QUESTIONS: (1) Is there a correlation between the size of the osteolysis measured on a CT scan and metal ion levels? (2) Can metal ion levels predict the presence of osteolysis in MoM-THA? (3) Are cobalt and chromium serum levels or the cobalt-chromium-ratio diagnostic for osteolysis? MATERIALS AND METHODS: CT scans of patients (n = 75) with a unilateral MoM-THA (Birmingham Hip System, Smith & Nephew, TN, USA) implanted by a single surgeon were reviewed to determine the presence of osteolysis...
September 15, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Denis Gümbel, Gerrit Matthes, Matthias Napp, Jörn Lange, Peter Hinz, Romy Spitzmüller, Axel Ekkernkamp
BACKGROUND: Open fractures are orthopaedic emergencies that carry a high risk for infection, non-union and soft tissue complications. Evidence-based treatment is impeded by the lack of high-quality evidence-based studies. The aim of this investigation was to elucidate the current practice of open fracture management in Germany and to determine major differences in treatment. METHODS: Surgeons were asked to complete an online questionnaire consisting of 45 items developed by an expert consensus...
September 15, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Christian Michelitsch, Thi Dan Linh Nguyen-Kim, Thorsten Jentzsch, Hans-Peter Simmen, Clément M L Werner
INTRODUCTION: Typical stabilisation of pelvic open book injuries consists of plate fixation of the symphysis. No previous literature has been published about the evaluation of screw placement and their trajectory with four oblique 4.5 mm screws using a four-hole plate in symphysis diastasis. The aim of this study was to define insertion points and angles of trajectory for crossed screw placement regardless of any plate design based on an analysis of three-dimensional computed tomography data sets...
September 14, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Jan van Aaken, Cesare Fusetti, Stefano Lucchina, Stefania Brunetti, Jean-Yves Beaulieu, Angèle Gayet-Ageron, Kathryn Hanna, Alexander Y Shin, Eric Hofmeister
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September 7, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Daniel Gittings, Patrick Hesketh, Jonathan Dattilo, Miltiadis Zgonis, John Kelly, Samir Mehta
BACKGROUND: Post-traumatic stiffness after open reduction and internal fixation of fractures about the knee can have dramatic effects on function. Traditionally, open quadricepsplasty has been the treatment of choice, but is associated with significant morbidity. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to examine the immediate and sustainable range of motion (ROM) changes after surgical arthroscopic lysis of knee adhesions (SALKA) for post-traumatic knee stiffness after open reduction internal fixation (ORIF)...
August 30, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Toshiaki Okura, Yukiharu Hasegawa, Daigo Morita, Yusuke Osawa, Naoki Ishiguro
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to examine the 10-year survivorship and clinical outcome after curved intertrochanteric varus osteotomy (CVO) for the osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH), and to determine what factors predict the failure of this procedure. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed 102 consecutive CVOs in 93 patients diagnosed with ONFH. Mean follow-up duration was 10.1 years (3.0-23.2 years). Factors associated with radiographic failure (secondary collapse and/or osteoarthritic change), conversion to total hip arthroplasty (THA) and low Harris Hip Score (HHS), were assessed...
August 29, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Xiaoliang Mei, Zhenxiang Zhang, Jingwen Yang
PURPOSE: To evaluate the clinical results of a randomized controlled trial of single-layer versus double-layer bone-patellar tendon-bone (BPTB) anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. METHODS: Fifty-eight subjects who underwent primary ACL reconstruction with a BPTB allograft were prospectively randomized into two groups: single-layer reconstruction (n = 31) and double-layer reconstruction (n = 27). The following evaluation methods were used: clinical examination, KT-1000 arthrometer measurement, muscle strength, Tegner activity score, Lysholm score, subjective rating scale regarding patient satisfaction and sports performance level, graft retear, contralateral ACL tear, and additional meniscus surgery...
August 27, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Juan Paulo Panti, Simon Tan, Warren Kuo, Sebastian Fung, Kim Walker, Jed Duff
BACKGROUND: A porous tantalum glenoid component for total shoulder replacements was introduced in 2003 to promote biologic ingrowth. However, reports of component failure prompted design modifications. The purpose of this study is to present the largest series to date, of TSR with the second-generation Trabecular Metal™ glenoid component. METHOD: A radiologic and clinical evaluation of the second-generation TM glenoid was conducted in consecutive cases of 76 shoulders (66 patients) with a mean follow-up of 43...
August 26, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Mario Simental-Mendía, José F Vílchez-Cavazos, Víctor M Peña-Martínez, Salvador Said-Fernández, Jorge Lara-Arias, Herminia Guadalupe Martínez-Rodríguez
INTRODUCTION: Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative and progressive articular cartilage disease. Infiltration of autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been proposed as a therapeutic alternative due to the content of biologically active cytokines in PRP. We aimed to compare the clinical response of acetaminophen and intra-articular leukocyte-poor PRP (LP-PRP) in early knee OA. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 65 patients with clinically and radiographically documented knee OA (grade 1-2) were analyzed...
August 9, 2016: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
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