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  1. The prevalence of obesity in total hip arthroplasty (THA) patients has been studied in the past. However, there has not been direct comparison against obesity in the general population. This study compared yea...

    Authors: Nishanth Muthusamy, Thomas Christensen, Vivek Singh, Chelsea Sue Sicat, Joshua C. Rozell, Ran Schwarzkopf and Claudette M. Lajam
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:38
  2. Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) is one of the most devastating complications of orthopedic surgery. However, not all patients are equally at the risk of severe infection. The incidences of PJI vary with the h...

    Authors: Christof Berberich, Jerôme Josse and Pablo Sanz Ruiz
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:41
  3. The study aimed to compare debridement, antibiotics, and implant retention (DAIR) vs. debridement antibiotic bead and retention of the implant (DABRI) in terms of infection-free success rate and treatment cost fo...

    Authors: Gianluca Piovan, Luca Farinelli, Daniele Screpis, Stefania Marocco, Leonardo Motta, Giuseppe Palazzolo, Simone Natali and Claudio Zorzi
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:42
  4. To assess the Nickel sensitizing potential of total knee arthroplasty (TKA), explore the relationship between hypersensitivity and clinical outcomes, and evaluate the utility of skin patch testing pre- and/or ...

    Authors: C. J. H. Peacock, H. Fu, V. Asopa, N. D. Clement, D. Kader and D. H. Sochart
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:40
  5. The aim of the study was to determine whether accelerometer-based navigation (ABN) can improve radiological and functional outcomes during total knee arthroplasty (TKA) compared with conventional techniques (C...

    Authors: Juntan Li, Yuqi Zhang, Xiang Gao, Tianxu Dou and Xu Li
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:35
  6. Periprosthetic joint infection remains a significant challenge for arthroplasty surgeons globally. Over the last few decades, there has been much advancement in terms of treatment and diagnosis, however, the f...

    Authors: Humza M. Mian, Joseph G. Lyons, Joshua Perrin, Andrew W. Froehle and Anil B. Krishnamurthy
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:31
  7. The health-related quality of life of patients awaiting a total knee arthroplasty (TKA) deteriorates with increasing time to surgery and identification of those with the worst quality of life may help to prior...

    Authors: N. D. Clement, I. Afzal, P. Liu, K. M. Phoon, V. Asopa, D. H. Sochart and D. F. Kader
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:33
  8. Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) for both patients and the surgical team is a journey spanning many months, rather than purely a hospital episode of care. To improve patient outcomes and reduce costs in TKA, grea...

    Authors: Max Hardwick-Morris, Simon Carlton, Joshua Twiggs, Brad Miles and David Liu
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:30
  9. As a result of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic in 2020, elective surgeries, including total joint arthroplasty (TJA), were suspended nationwide. Concurrent removal of total hip arthroplasty (THA) from the M...

    Authors: Adam M. Gordon, Matthew L. Magruder, Mitchell K. Ng, Bhavya K. Sheth, Charles A. Conway and Che Hang Jason Wong
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:28
  10. Recent studies show an increase in the prevalence of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) worldwide and a concomitant rise in the number of revision total knee arthroplasty (RTKA). The literature evaluating the associ...

    Authors: Stefan Hamaway, Bana Hadid, Rushabh M. Vakharia, Mitchell K. Ng, Adam M. Gordon, Martin W. Roche and Afshin E. Razi
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:34
  11. Spinal anesthesia (SA) has been previously associated with improved outcomes after total joint arthroplasty (TJA). The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes between various local anesthetics.

    Authors: Laura A. Stock, Kevin Dennis, James H. MacDonald, Andrew J. Goins, Justin J. Turcotte and Paul J. King
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:32
  12. Resilience, or the ability to bounce back from stress, is a key psychological factor that is associated with ongoing functional independence and higher quality of life in older adults in the context of chronic...

    Authors: Marie K. March, Alison R. Harmer, Bijoy Thomas, Amy Maitland, Deborah Black and Sarah Dennis
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:27
  13. Complication rates are used to evaluate surgical quality-of-care and determine health care reimbursements. The U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) hospital rankings are a highly-referenced source for top hospitals. ...

    Authors: Adam M. Gordon, Andrew R. Horn, Keith B. Diamond, Mitchell K. Ng, Matthew L. Magruder and Orry Erez
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:24
  14. This study aimed to identify the association of preoperative variables of ipsilateral hip abductors with gait function after total hip arthroplasty (THA).

    Authors: Tadashi Yasuda, Satoshi Ota, Shinnosuke Yamashita, Yoshihiro Tsukamoto and Eijiro Onishi
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:23
  15. The trochanteric bursa (TB) is an anatomic structure, which is dissected during posterior/lateral hip approaches in Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA). Some surgeons prefer to simply resect the bursa as they believe...

    Authors: Byron E. Chalidis, Nick P. Sachinis, Gabrielle Hawdon and Stephen McMahon
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:26
  16. Over the last decade, cementless total knee arthroplasty has demonstrated improved outcomes and survivorship due to advances in technologies of implant design, manufacturing capabilities, and biomaterials. Due...

    Authors: Brian J. Carlson, Adam S. Gerry, Jeffrey D. Hassebrock, Zachary K. Christopher, Mark J. Spangehl and Joshua S. Bingham
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:25
  17. Limb length alteration following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has been under-reported. Few studies have shown a significant association between limb length discrepancy (LLD) and poor functional outcome. This ...

    Authors: Siddharth Satyakam Pradhan, Sujit Kumar Tripathy, Mantu Jain, Hrudeswar Behera, Sandeep Velagada and Anand Srinivasan
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:22
  18. To establish and validate a novel method for aligning femoral rotation to accurately measure femoral offset for preoperative templating and component sizing, and to identify the physical location of two radiog...

    Authors: Jakub Tatka, Dimitri Delagrammaticas, Bryson R. Kemler, Samuel I. Rosenberg, Alex W. Brady, Anna R. Bryniarski, Grant J. Dornan and Joel M. Matta
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:21
  19. Artificial intelligence (AI) is defined as the study of algorithms that allow machines to reason and perform cognitive functions such as problem-solving, objects, images, word recognition, and decision-making....

    Authors: Cécile Batailler, Jobe Shatrov, Elliot Sappey-Marinier, Elvire Servien, Sébastien Parratte and Sébastien Lustig
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:17
  20. Surgical site infection following joint replacement surgery is still a significant complication, resulting in repeated surgery, prolonged antibiotic therapy, extended postoperative hospital stay, periprostheti...

    Authors: Tao Li, Haining Zhang, Ping Keung Chan, Wing Chiu Fung, Henry Fu and Kwong Yuen Chiu
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:11
  21. Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a devastating complication of joint arthroplasty surgery. Treatment success depends on accurate diagnostics, adequate surgical experience and interdisciplinary consultat...

    Authors: W. P. Zijlstra, J. J. W. Ploegmakers, G. A. Kampinga, M. L. Toren-Wielema, H. B. Ettema, B. A. S. Knobben, P. C. Jutte and M. Wouthuyzen-Bakker
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:19
  22. Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a serious complication of orthopedic arthroplasty surgery. Rat bite fever is a rare infection with Streptobacillus moniliformis (S. moniliformis). Rat bite fever can lead t...

    Authors: Anne Theunis Fokkema, Linda Martine Kampschreur, Loredana Elena Pirii and Wierd Pieter Zijlstra
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:13
  23. Artificial intelligence is an emerging technology with rapid growth and increasing applications in orthopaedics. This study aimed to summarize the existing evidence and recent developments of artificial intell...

    Authors: Lok Sze Lee, Ping Keung Chan, Chunyi Wen, Wing Chiu Fung, Amy Cheung, Vincent Wai Kwan Chan, Man Hong Cheung, Henry Fu, Chun Hoi Yan and Kwong Yuen Chiu
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:16
  24. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to study surgical site infection of wound closure using staples versus sutures in elective knee and hip arthroplasties.

    Authors: A. van de Kuit, R. J. Krishnan, W. H. Mallee, L. M. Goedhart, B. Lambert, J. N. Doornberg, T. M. J. S. Vervest and J. Martin
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:12
  25. The study aimed to establish quantitative diagnostic criteria for rapidly progressive osteoarthritis (RPOA) of the hip and to compare the criteria with those for other pathological hip entities in the Asian po...

    Authors: Lok-chun Man, Yip-kan Yeung, Sheung-tung Ho, Ming-yu Chiu and Nin-yuan Pan
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:5
  26. Robot-assisted arthroplasty is likely to grow exponentially in the years to come. While most surgeons recognize their superiority in refining alignment and improving component positioning accuracy, the univers...

    Authors: Vaibhav Bagaria and Anjali Tiwari
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:4
  27. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between lower extremity functional scale (LEFS) scores with postoperative functional outcomes for total joint arthroplasty (TJA) patients and to inves...

    Authors: Justin J. Turcotte, McKayla E. Kelly, Alyssa B. Fenn, Jennifer J. Grover, Christina A. Wu and James H. MacDonald
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:3
  28. This study aimed to compare the short-term clinical results of slight femoral under-correction with neutral alignment in patients with preoperative varus knees who underwent total knee arthroplasty.

    Authors: Kai Lei, Li-Ming Liu, Peng-Fei Yang, Ran Xiong, De-Jie Fu, Liu Yang and Lin Guo
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:7
  29. Our study aims to determine the effectiveness of robotic technology for total knee arthroplasty in the successful restoration of the joint line of the knee with respect to that of a normal human anatomical kne...

    Authors: Varun O. Agrawal, Anup P. Gadekar and Narendra Vaidya
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:6
  30. The direct anterior approach (DAA) to the hip was initially described in the nineteenth century and has been used sporadically for total hip arthroplasty (THA). However, recent increased interest in tissue-spa...

    Authors: John Realyvasquez, Vivek Singh, Akash K. Shah, Dionisio Ortiz III, Joseph X. Robin, Andrew Brash, Mark Kurapatti, Roy I. Davidovitch and Ran Schwarzkopf
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2022 4:1
  31. Presence of supracondylar and periarticular femoral fracture with associated arthritis of knee poses a challenging situation to the orthopaedic surgeon. The results of fixation of fracture in osteoporosis are ...

    Authors: Nicholas A. Antao, Sanjay Londhe, Rajan Toor, Rajesh Shirishkar and Siddharth Aiyer
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2021 3:44
  32. Guidelines support aspirin thromboprophylaxis for primary total hip and knee arthroplasty (THA and TKA) but supporting evidence has come from high volume centers and the practice remains controversial.

    Authors: Chelsea Matzko, Zachary P. Berliner, Gregg Husk, Bushra Mina, Barton Nisonson and Matthew S. Hepinstall
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2021 3:45
  33. Q fever is a zoonotic disease caused by the bacterium Coxiella burnetii, a strictly intracellular pathogen that can cause acute and chronic infection. Chronic Q fever can occur in immunocompetent as well as in im...

    Authors: Patrick Miailhes, Anne Conrad, Chantal Sobas, Frederic Laurent, Sebastien Lustig and Tristan Ferry
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2021 3:43
  34. Many serologic markers are routinely tested prior to joint arthroplasty, but only few are commonly used to guide surgeons in determining patients most at risk of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). The objec...

    Authors: Jun Fu, Xiyue Chen, Ming Ni, Xiang Li, Libo Hao, Guoqiang Zhang and Jiying Chen
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2021 3:40

    The Correction to this article has been published in Arthroplasty 2022 4:20

  35. Peri-prosthetic joint infection (PJI) was one of the main causes of revision of arthroplasty. In order to reduce wound complications and surgical site infections, close incisional negative pressure wound thera...

    Authors: Ping Keung Chan, Wing Chiu Fung, Kar Hei Lam, Winnie Chan, Vincent Wai Kwan Chan, Henry Fu, Amy Cheung, Man Hong Cheung, Chun Hoi Yan and Kwong Yuen Chiu
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2021 3:38
  36. Artificial intelligence (AI) is altering the world of medicine. Given the rapid advances in technology, computers are now able to learn and improve, imitating humanoid cognitive function. AI applications curre...

    Authors: Glen Purnomo, Seng-Jin Yeo and Ming Han Lincoln Liow
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2021 3:37
  37. The cementless acetabular implants are commonly used in primary and revision hip arthroplasty. Reconstruction of acetabulum in case of bone defects can be challenging. The aims of this single center study are ...

    Authors: Rajesh Bawale, Baseem Choudhry and Srinivasa Samsani
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2021 3:42
  38. A large-diameter femoral head is effective in preventing dislocation after total hip arthroplasty. However, although rare, catastrophic stem tribocorrosion may occur at the head-stem junction.

    Authors: Seiya Ishii, Yasuhiro Homma, Takehisa Matsukawa, Tomonori Baba, Ayano Kubota, Kazuhito Yokoyama, Kazuo Kaneko and Muneaki Ishijima
    Citation: Arthroplasty 2021 3:39

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