The Use of a Free Fibular Strut as a “Biological Intramedullary Nail” for the Treatment of Complex Nonunion of Long Bones

by Yadav, Surender Singh

Background: Nonunion of long-bone fractures is difficult to treat, especially when the bones are osteoporotic or there is a large bone gap as a result of repe...

Essential Amino Acid Supplementation Mitigates Muscle Atrophy After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

by Dreyer, Hans C.; Owen, Erin C.; Strycker, Lisa A.; Smolkowski, Keith; Muyskens, Jonathan B.; Kirkpatrick, Tessa K.; Christie, Anita D.; Kuehl, Kerry S.; Lantz, Brick A.; Shah, Steven N.; Mohler, Craig G.; Jewett, Brian A.

Background: Substantial muscle atrophy occurs after total knee arthroplasty (TKA), resulting in decreased strength and impaired mobility. We sought to determi...

Clinical Outcomes According to Femoral and Acetabular Version After Periacetabular Osteotomy

by Seo, Hajime; Naito, Masatoshi; Kinoshita, Koichi; Minamikawa, Tomohiko; Yamamoto, Takuaki

Background: Patients with acetabular dysplasia often have abnormal femoral and acetabular version. The effect of combined femoral and acetabular version on cl...

Characteristics of Benign and Malignant Bone Tumors Registered in the Hiroshima Tumor Tissue Registry, 1973-2012

by Sugiyama, Hiromi; Omonishi, Kunihiro; Yonehara, Shuji; Ozasa, Kotaro; Kajihara, Hiroki; Tsuya, Takafumi; Takeshima, Yukio; on behalf of the Hiroshima Tumor Tissue Registry Working Committee

Background: Reported information on the characteristics of benign bone tumors is disjointed, and the long-term trends in the occurrence of malignant bone tumo...

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