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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28918227/bone-remodeling-of-the-distal-femur-after-uncemented-total-knee-arthroplasty-a-2-year-prospective-dxa-study
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Mikkel Rathsach Andersen, Nikolaj S Winther, Thomas Lind, Henrik M Schrøder, Michael Mørk Petersen
Loss of bone stock as a response to the bone trauma, immobilization, and stress shielding related to joint replacement surgery increases the risk of fracture of the distal femur after total knee arthroplasty. Previous studies of uncemented femoral components have reported very high levels of bone loss in the distal femur. This study investigates the adaptive bone remodeling of the distal femur after uncemented total knee arthroplasty. We performed a 2-year follow-up of 53 patients (mean age 61.5 [38-70] years, F/M = 27/26, body mass index 29...
September 13, 2017: Journal of Clinical Densitometry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28916915/inflammatory-diseases-and-bone-fragility
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K Briot, P Geusens, I Em Bultink, W F Lems, C Roux
Systemic osteoporosis and increased fracture rates have been described in chronic inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, inflammatory bowel diseases, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Most of these patients receive glucocorticoids, which have their own deleterious effects on bone. However, the other main determinant of bone fragility is the inflammation itself, as shown by the interactions between the inflammatory mediators, the actors of the immune system, and the bone remodelling...
September 15, 2017: Osteoporosis International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28914114/shining-dead-bone-cause-for-cautious-interpretation-of-18-f-naf-pet-scans
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Magnus Bernhardsson, Olof Sandberg, Marcus Ressner, Jacek Koziorowski, Jonas Malmquist, Per Aspenberg
Background and purpose - [(18)F]Fluoride ([(18)F]NaF) PET scan is frequently used for estimation of bone healing rate and extent in cases of bone allografting and fracture healing. Some authors claim that [(18)F]NaF uptake is a measure of osteoblastic activity, calcium metabolism, or bone turnover. Based on the known affinity of fluoride to hydroxyapatite, we challenged this view. Methods - 10 male rats received crushed, frozen allogeneic cortical bone fragments in a pouch in the abdominal wall on the right side, and hydroxyapatite granules on left side...
September 15, 2017: Acta Orthopaedica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28902000/evaluation-of-fracture-and-osteotomy-union-in-the-setting-of-osteogenesis-imperfecta-reliability-of-the-modified-radiographic-union-score-for-tibial-fractures-rust
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Jeanne M Franzone, Mark S Finkelstein, Kenneth J Rogers, Richard W Kruse
BACKGROUND: Evaluation of the union of osteotomies and fractures in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a critical component of patient care. Studies of the OI patient population have so far used varied criteria to evaluate bony union. The radiographic union score for tibial fractures (RUST), which was subsequently revised to the modified RUST, is an objective standardized method of evaluating fracture healing. We sought to evaluate the reliability of the modified RUST in the setting of the tibias of patients with OI...
September 8, 2017: Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28899123/subchondral-bone-microarchitecture-analysis-in-the-proximal-tibia-at-7-t-mri
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Christoph A Agten, Stephen Honig, Punam K Saha, Ravinder Regatte, Gregory Chang
Background Bone remodels in response to mechanical loads and osteoporosis results from impaired ability of bone to remodel. Bone microarchitecture analysis provides information on bone quality beyond bone mineral density (BMD). Purpose To compare subchondral bone microarchitecture parameters in the medial and lateral tibia plateau in individuals with and without fragility fractures. Material and Methods Twelve female patients (mean age = 58 ± 15 years; six with and six without previous fragility fractures) were examined with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and 7-T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the proximal tibia...
January 1, 2017: Acta Radiologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28894753/evaluation-of-epigallocatechin-3-gallate-modified-collagen-membrane-and-concerns-on-schwann-cells
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Chenyu Chu, Jia Deng, Cong Cao, Yi Man, Yili Qu
Collagen is an essential component of the extracellular matrix (ECM) and is a suitable material for nerve repair during tissue remodeling for fracture repair. Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), an extract of green tea, shows various biological activities that are beneficial to nerve repair. Here, we developed modified collagen containing different concentrations of EGCG (0.0064%, 0.064%, and 0.64%, resp.) to induce Schwann cell proliferation and differentiation. Cell Counting Kit-8 test, live/dead assay, and SEM showed that collagen cross-linked by EGCG induced Schwann cell proliferation...
2017: BioMed Research International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28892393/micrometre-sized-magnesium-whitlockite-crystals-in-micropetrosis-of-bisphosphonate-exposed-human-alveolar-bone
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Furqan Ali A Shah, Bryan E J Lee, James Tedesco, Cecilia L Wexell, Cecilia Persson, Peter Thomsen, Kathryn Grandfield, Anders Palmquist
Osteocytes are contained within spaces called lacunae and play a central role in bone remodelling. Administered frequently to prevent osteoporotic fractures, anti-resorptive agents such as bisphosphonates suppress osteocyte apoptosis and may be localised within osteocyte lacunae. Bisphosphonates also reduce osteoclast viability, and thereby hinder the repair of damaged tissue. Osteocyte lacunae contribute to toughening mechanisms. Following osteocyte apoptosis, the lacunar space undergoes mineralisation, termed 'micropetrosis'...
September 11, 2017: Nano Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28880886/the-osteogenic-cell-surface-marker-bril-ifitm5-is-dispensable-for-bone-development-and-homeostasis-in-mice
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Alexa Patoine, Abdallah Husseini, Bahar Kasaai, Marie-Hélène Gaumond, Pierre Moffatt
BRIL (bone-restricted IFITM-like), is a short transmembrane protein expressed almost exclusively in osteoblasts. Although much is known about its bone-restricted gene expression pattern and protein biochemical and topological features, little information is available for BRIL physiological function. Two autosomal dominant forms of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) are caused by distinct, but recurrent mutations in the BRIL gene. Yet, the underlying mechanisms by which those mutations lead to OI are still poorly understood...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28878136/old-age-causes-de-novo-intracortical-bone-remodeling-and-porosity-in-mice
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Marilina Piemontese, Maria Almeida, Alexander G Robling, Ha-Neui Kim, Jinhu Xiong, Jeff D Thostenson, Robert S Weinstein, Stavros C Manolagas, Charles A O'Brien, Robert L Jilka
Decreased cortical thickness and increased cortical porosity are the key anatomic changes responsible for osteoporotic fractures in elderly women and men. The cellular basis of these changes is unbalanced endosteal and intracortical osteonal remodeling by the osteoclasts and osteoblasts that comprise the basic multicellular units (BMUs). Like humans, mice lose cortical bone with age, but unlike humans, this loss occurs in the face of sex steroid sufficiency. Mice are therefore an ideal model to dissect age-specific osteoporotic mechanisms...
September 7, 2017: JCI Insight
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28862597/influence-of-custom-adaptation-on-the-characteristics-of-fiber-posts
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Ana Regina Cervantes Dias, Marcos Oliveira Barceleiro, Katia Regina Hostílio Cervantes Dias, Mauro Sayão de Miranda
In this in vitro study, 3 experiments were conducted to evaluate the influence of customizing the apical portion on the characteristics of fiber posts. In the first experiment, 4 fiber posts were submitted to different custom adaptations (no customization, industrial shaping tool, diamond bur, or paper disc) and were observed with a scanning electron microscope to evaluate the micromorphologic changes. In the second experiment, 60 posts of different sizes were divided into 6 groups (n = 10): 0 (No. 0.5), 1 (No...
September 2017: General Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28856344/bone-stress-injuries-in-the-military-diagnosis-management-and-prevention
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Steven F DeFroda, Kenneth L Cameron, Matthew Posner, Peter K Kriz, Brett D Owens
Bone stress injuries occur when forces applied to a bone for an extended period exceed the ability of the bone to adequately remodel. These injuries, which range from stress reactions to nondisplaced and even displaced fractures, most often affect people who experience high levels of repetitive stress and loading in the lower extremity or changes in physical activity level. For example, stress fractures are common in endurance athletes, in athletes engaged in preseason and early-season conditioning, and in military recruits...
July 2017: American Journal of Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28855536/transforming-growth-factor-beta-is-regulated-by-a-glucocorticoid-dependent-mechanism-in-denervation-mouse-bone
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Ye Li, Ligang Jie, Austin Y Tian, Shenrong Zhong, Mason Y Tian, Yixiu Zhong, Yining Wang, Hongwei Li, Jinlong Li, Xiaoyan Sun, Hongyan Du
Bone growth and remodeling is inhibited by denervation in adults and children, resulting in alterations of linear growth and bone mass and increased risk for osteoporosis and pathologic fractures. Transforming growth factor beta (TGF-β) isoforms are a key group of growth factors that enhance bone formation. To explore the relation between denervation-induced reduction of bone formation and TGF-β gene expression, we measured mRNA levels of TGF-β in denervation mouse bone and found decreased mRNA levels of TGF-β1, TGF-β2 and TGF-β3...
August 30, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28843700/glucose-metabolism-in-bone
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Courtney M Karner, Fanxin Long
The adult human skeleton is a multifunctional organ undergoing constant remodeling through the opposing activities of the bone-resorbing osteoclast and the bone-forming osteoblast. The exquisite balance between bone resorption and bone formation is responsible for bone homeostasis in healthy adults. However, evidence has emerged that such a balance is likely disrupted in diabetes where systemic glucose metabolism is dysregulated, resulting in increased bone frailty and osteoporotic fractures. These findings therefore underscore the significance of understanding the role and regulation of glucose metabolism in bone under both normal and pathological conditions...
August 23, 2017: Bone
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28840819/the-potential-of-probiotics-as-a-therapy-for-osteoporosis
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Fraser L Collins, Naiomy D Rios-Arce, Jonathan D Schepper, Narayanan Parameswaran, Laura R McCabe
Osteoporosis, characterized by low bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration of bone tissue with increased risk of fracture, can be categorized into two forms: primary and secondary, depending on whether it occurs as part of the natural aging process (estrogen deficiency) or as part of disease pathology. In both forms bone loss is due to an imbalance in the bone remodeling process, with resorption/formation skewed more toward bone loss. Recent studies and emerging evidence consistently demonstrate the potential of the intestinal microbiota to modulate bone health...
August 2017: Microbiology Spectrum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828063/analysis-of-pelvic-fracture-pattern-and-overall-orthopaedic-injury-burden-in-children-sustaining-pelvic-fractures-based-on-skeletal-maturity
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M K Shaath, K L Koury, P D Gibson, V M Lelkes, J S Hwang, J A Ippolito, M R Adams, M S Sirkin, M C Reilly
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to review pelvic fractures and concomitant orthopaedic injuries in children who have a patent triradiate cartilage (TRO) compared with children whose triradiate cartilage has closed (TRC). We hypothesise that these injuries will differ, leading to correlated alterations in management. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Using a database, we retrospectively reviewed patients aged below 18 years with pelvic fractures presenting to our Level 1 trauma center...
June 1, 2017: Journal of Children's Orthopaedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28819536/-aneurysmal-bone-cyst-of-the-clavicle-about-a-case
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Achraf El Bakkaly, Moulay Dris Hanine, Abdelouahed Amrani, Anouar Dendane, Sidi Zouhair Fellouss El Alami, Tarik El Madhi
Anevrysmal bone cyst is an aggressive, destructive but benign lesion in the long bones, spine or basin, affecting mainly children and young adults. However, it is a very rare tumor. We here report the case of a 8-year old boy with a very rare localization of anevrysmal cyst in the clavicle, initially presenting with pathologic bone fracture, that is a benign cystic lesion. The child underwent complete radical resection of the cyst located at the level of the right clavicle, followed by anatomopathological examination of surgical specimen which confirmed the diagnosis...
2017: Pan African Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28819468/paediatric-fractures-in-a-sub-saharan-tertiary-care-center-a-cohort-analysis-of-demographic-characteristics-clinical-presentation-therapeutic-patterns-and-outcomes
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Marc Leroy Guifo, Joel Noutakdie Tochie, Blondel Nana Oumarou, Jean Roger Moulion Tapouh, Aristide Guy Bang, Aurelien Ndoumbe, Bonaventure Jemea, Maurice Aurelien Sosso
INTRODUCTION: Paediatric fractures are often of good prognosis due to auto-correction of insufficient fracture reduction by bone remodeling. In sub-Saharan Africa, traditional healers are renowned for managing fractures and there is a neglect for specialized pediatric fracture care. We aimed to determine the demographic characteristics, clinical presentation, treatment patterns and outcomes of paediatric fractures in a tertiary health care centre in Yaoundé. METHODS: We conducted a prospective cohort study of all consenting consecutive cases of fractures in patients younger than 16 years managed between January 2011 and June 2015 at the University Teaching Hospital, Cameroon...
2017: Pan African Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28797873/radiographic-and-computed-tomographic-evaluation-of-bone-union-after-medial-opening-wedge-high-tibial-osteotomy-with-filling-gap
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Hideo Kobayashi, Yasushi Akamatsu, Ken Kumagai, Yoshihiro Kusayama, Tomoyuki Saito
BACKGROUND: We evaluated bone union and remodelling in patients undergoing opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy (OWHTO) with bone gaps filled with beta-tricalcium phosphate. We examined the effectiveness of radiography and computed tomography (CT) for the evaluation of bone union and remodelling, and investigated whether lateral hinge fractures affected bone union. METHODS: Sixty-six cases underwent OWHTO with a combination of a TomoFix plate and a bone substitute...
August 7, 2017: Knee
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28796721/mechanisms-predisposing-factors-and-prognosis-of-intraoperative-vertebral-subluxation-during-pedicle-subtraction-osteotomy-in-surgical-correction-of-thoracolumbar-kyphosis-secondary-to-ankylosing-spondylitis
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Bang-Ping Qian, Sai-Hu Mao, Jun Jiang, Bin Wang, Yong Qiu
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. OBJECTIVE: To analyze the mechanisms, predisposing factors, and prognosis of the intraoperative vertebral subluxation (VS) during pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) for thoracolumbar kyphosis secondary to ankylosing spondylitis (AS). SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: VS is one of the most daunting challenges that surgeons encounter during PSO closure, especially in patients with AS with ankylosed and mostly osteoporotic spine...
August 15, 2017: Spine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792122/acceleration-of-fracture-healing-by-overexpression-of-basic-fibroblast-growth-factor-in-the-mesenchymal-stromal-cells
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Hongliang Zhang, Alexander Kot, Yu-An E Lay, Fernando A Fierro, Haiyan Chen, Nancy E Lane, Wei Yao
In this study, we engineered mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to over-express basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) and evaluated its effects on fracture healing. Adipose-derived mouse MSCs were transduced to express bFGF and green fluorescence protein (ADSC(bFGF) -GFP). Closed-femoral fractures were performed with osterix-mCherry reporter mice of both sexes. The mice received 3 × 10(5) ADSCs transfected with control vector or bFGF via intramuscular injection within or around the fracture sites. Mice were euthanized at days 7, 14, and 35 to monitor MSC engraftment, osteogenic differentiation, callus formation, and bone strength...
August 9, 2017: Stem Cells Translational Medicine
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