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  1. As life expectancy increases, the number of octogenarians requiring primary and revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is increasing. Recently, primary TKA has become a common treatment option in octogenarians...

    Authors: Sang Jun Song, Kang Il Kim, Dae Kyung Bae and Cheol Hee Park

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:50

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  2. Serum D-dimer is frequently used to rule out a diagnosis of venous thromboembolism (VTE), a recognised complication following total knee replacement (TKR). TKR is known to cause a rise in D-dimer levels, reduc...

    Authors: Ethan Toner, Tobenna Oputa, Heather Robinson, Olivia McCabe-Robinson and Andrew Sloan

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:49

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  3. Adductor canal block (ACB) is one of the preferred methods of analgesia in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). However, conventionally its use is time-consuming, requires ultrasound guidance, a trained anaesthesia ...

    Authors: Vaibhav Bagaria, Rajiv V. Kulkarni, Anisha Valavi, Himanshu Choudhury, Anoop Dhamangaonkar and Dipit Sahu

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:48

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  4. Combined medial tibiofemoral and symptomatic patellofemoral osteoarthritis is not amenable to unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR). Total knee replacement (TKR) is an invasive option in younger adults with ...

    Authors: Oday Al-Dadah, Georgina Hawes, Philip J. Chapman-Sheath, John William Tice and David S. Barrett

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:47

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  5. Little has been published about TKA in windswept deformities of the knees where combined varus and valgus deformities present in the same patient. Windswept deformities present with unique problems and must be...

    Authors: Suresh Babu, Abhishek Vaish and Raju Vaishya

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:46

    Content type: Review article

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  6. This study compared clinical outcomes and second-look arthroscopic evaluations between anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) anteromedial (AM) bundle augmentation and single-bundle ACL reconstruction.

    Authors: Gil Yeong Ahn, Tae Hun Lee, Kyung Jin Lee and Sangwon Woo

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:45

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  7. The purpose of this systematic review was to evaluate the effect of iron supplementation during total knee arthroplasty (TKA): (1) Is the iron supplementation necessary during TKA? (2) When is the optimal timi...

    Authors: Seung Hoon Lee, Joong Il Kim, Wonchul Choi, Tae Woo Kim and Yong Seuk Lee

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:44

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  8. The primary aim of this study was to assess whether there was a clinically significant difference in the mean Oxford knee score (OKS) between 6 and 12 months after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The secondary ...

    Authors: N. D. Clement, N. Ng, D. MacDonald, C. E. H. Scott and C. R. Howie

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:43

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  9. Repair of a meniscal tear is indicated in certain conditions. Despite extensive research on the biomechanics of various repair methods, there has been minimal investigation of whether the suture material influ...

    Authors: John Reza Matthews, Jiefei Wang, Jiwei Zhao, Melissa A. Kluczynski and Leslie J. Bisson

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:42

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  10. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of posterior medial corner (PMC) injuries on clinical outcome and second-look arthroscopic findings after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction.

    Authors: Jun-Young Yoo, Hee-Gon Park and Soon-Min Kwon

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:41

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  11. One of the rare complications of primary total knee arthroplasty is intra-operative fracture. Intra-operative fracture during revision knee arthroplasty has been well-documented but there is limited literature...

    Authors: Prabhudev Prasad Purudappa, Sruthi Priyavadhana Ramanan, Sujit Kumar Tripathy, Sushrruti Varatharaj, Varatharaj Mounasamy and Senthil Nathan Sambandam

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:40

    Content type: Review article

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  12. There is little data in the literature regarding the preparation methods of the intra-articular portion of quadruple hamstring-tendon grafts for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. The aim of this...

    Authors: Maurise Saur, Philippe Clavert, François Bonnomet, Henri Favreau and Matthieu Ehlinger

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:39

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  13. Failure of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) is a distressing and technically challenging complication. Conventional conversion techniques (CCT) with rods and jigs have produced varying results. A robot...

    Authors: Andrew G. Yun, Marilena Qutami, Chang-Hwa Mary Chen and Kory B. Dylan Pasko

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:38

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  14. Forgotten Joint Score (FJS) has become a popular tool for total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but almost all studies had assessment performed 1 year after surgery. There is a need for a sensitive tool for earlier o...

    Authors: Qunn Jid Lee, Wai Yee Esther Chang and Yiu Chung Wong

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:37

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  15. Polyethylene (PE) spinout is a known but uncommon complication when using a mobile-bearing (MB) total knee arthroplasty (TKA) design. Sacrificing the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is within the manufacture...

    Authors: Cillian J. Keogh, David Mulcahy, Declan Reidy, David E. Beverland and James A. Harty

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:36

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  16. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in the setting of previous periarticular hardware increases resource utilization, readmissions, complications, and revision rates. Despite the frequency of intramedullary nail (IM...

    Authors: Evan J. Smith, Marilyn Heng, Hany S. Bedair and Christopher M. Melnic

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:35

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  17. Hamstring tendon autografts are commonly used for double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (DB-ACLR). If the volume of the semitendinosus (ST) tendon is insufficient, the gracilis (G) tendon is ...

    Authors: Kazumi Goto, Masahiko Hara, Yoshiyuki Yamazaki, Taihei Urata, Yuki Shimizu and Naofumi Shimizu

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:34

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  18. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a clinically efficacious surgical option for end-stage knee osteoarthritis. However, TKA increases the risk of serious bleeding and blood transfusion. The objective of this stu...

    Authors: Dojoon Park, Youn Ho Choi, Kwang Hyun Cho and Hae Seok Koh

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:33

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  19. The aims were to assess whether sex had a clinically significant independent influence on the outcome of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) according to the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis ...

    Authors: N. D. Clement, D. Weir, J. Holland and D. J. Deehan

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:32

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  20. Intraoperative femoral condyle fracture is a significant but rarely reported complication during primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA). This is the first study to identify the incidence, risk factors, location...

    Authors: Yik-Fung Mak, Qunn-Jid Lee, Wai-Yee Esther Chang and Yiu-Chung Wong

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:31

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  21. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of patellar facet angle on pre- and postoperative patellofemoral alignment and the progress of arthritis of the patellofemoral joint in posterior-stabilized...

    Authors: Chang-Wan Kim, Chang-Rack Lee and Tae-Yung Huh

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:29

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  22. We applied bibliometric tools to original articles published in the official journal of the Korean Knee Society between 1999 and 2018 to identify their characteristics related to knee surgery and to examine th...

    Authors: Seung-Hwan Park, Kwang-Hwan Jung, Sung-Who Chang, Sung-Min Jang and Ki-Bong Park

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:28

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  23. The aim of this study was to evaluate the changes in hamstring strength both after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) with hamstring autograft followed by early rehabilitation and posterior cruci...

    Authors: O-Sung Lee and Yong Seuk Lee

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:27

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  24. The aim of this study was to determine if contralateral knee range of motion is associated with postoperative range of motion in the operative knee after total knee arthroplasty.

    Authors: Robert R. Burnham Jr, Samantha E. Bialek, Amy Wozniak and Nicholas M. Brown

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:26

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  25. This is an experimental study conducted to assess whether the fibular head is a reliable reference point to identify the position of the common peroneal nerve at the posterolateral corner of the knee.

    Authors: Hong Lee Terry Teo, Ke Xin Magneline Ang and Sir Young James Loh

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:23

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  26. Periprosthetic infection after total knee arthroplasty is a challenging problem, and physicians should identify risk factors to decrease recurrence. However, risk factors for reinfection with two-stage reimpla...

    Authors: Du-Han Kim, Ki-Cheor Bae, Dong-Wan Kim and Byung-Chan Choi

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:22

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  27. Malnutrition is a common and modifiable risk factor for postoperative complications and adverse outcomes in orthopedics. The purpose of this study was to identify biomarkers of malnutrition in patients undergo...

    Authors: Sheryl Lok-Chi Man, Wai-Wang Chau, Kwong-Yin Chung and Kevin Ki Wai Ho

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:21

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  28. The aim of this article was to highlight various terminologies and methods of calculation of minimal clinically important difference (MCID) and summarize MCID values of frequently used patient-reported outcome...

    Authors: Siddhartha Maredupaka, Prashant Meshram, Manish Chatte, Woo Hyun Kim and Tae Kyun Kim

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:19

    Content type: Review article

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  29. Megaprosthesis or endoprosthetic replacement of the proximal and distal femur is a well-established modality for treatment of tumors. The indications for megaprosthesis have been expanded to the treatment of s...

    Authors: Raju Vaishya, Sunil Singh Thapa and Abhishek Vaish

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:18

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  30. Graft malposition is a risk factor for failure of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. A 70° arthroscope improves visualisation of the medial wall of the lateral femoral condyle without switching portals...

    Authors: Jonathan D. Kosy, Katie Walmsley, Akash D. Sharma, Elizabeth A. Gordon, Sadie V. Heddon, Rahul Anaspure, Peter J. Schranz and Vipul I. Mandalia

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:17

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  31. There is paucity in the current literature regarding clinical outcomes of autologous cell-free serum preparations. The objective of this paper is to collate the clinical evidence and review the results of intr...

    Authors: Darshan S. Angadi, Hamish Macdonald and Navraj Atwal

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:16

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  32. To evaluate the postoperative change in patellar position after medial closed distal femoral osteotomy (DFO) performed for valgus osteoarthritic knees.

    Authors: Yusuke Akaoka, Hiroshi Nakayama, Tomoya Iseki, Ryo Kanto, Keiji Tensho and Shinichi Yoshiya

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:15

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  33. Of the many issues regarding surgical techniques related to anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), single-bundle (SB) or double-bundle (DB) ACLR is one of the most debated topics. However, it is unc...

    Authors: Jin-Young Oh, Kun-Tae Kim, Young-Jin Park, Hee-Chan Won, Jun-Il Yoo, Dong-Kyu Moon, Sung-Hee Cho and Sun-Chul Hwang

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:14

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  34. We have conducted a prospective cohort study with the aim of comparing operative time, intraoperative blood loss, and radiologic and clinical outcomes between imageless (NAVIO) and image-based (MAKO) robot-ass...

    Authors: Chumroonkiet Leelasestaporn, Tomorn Tarnpichprasert, Alisara Arirachakaran and Jatupon Kongtharvonskul

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:13

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  35. This meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate the differences in preoperative comorbidities, postoperative mortality, the rate of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI), and revision rate after total joint arthro...

    Authors: Chang-Wan Kim, Hyun-Jung Kim, Chang-Rack Lee, Lih Wang and Seung Joon Rhee

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:12

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  36. The aim was to compare tunnel widening of autogenous hamstring anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) using cortical button versus cross-pin femoral fixation.

    Authors: Dae-Hee Lee, Dong-Wook Son, Yi-Rak Seo and In-Gyu Lee

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:11

    Content type: Review article

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  37. We sought to determine whether there was a difference in the posterior condylar offset (PCO), posterior condylar offset ratio (PCOR) and clinical outcomes following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with anterior ...

    Authors: Moon Jong Chang, Seung-Baik Kang, Chong Bum Chang, Do Hwan Han, Hyung Jun Park, Keummin Hwang, Jisu Park, Il-Ung Hwang, Seung Ah. Lee and Sohee Oh

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:10

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  38. The aim of this study was to compare the discrepancy of alignment categorization in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) between the anatomical femorotibial angle (aFTA) measured on short knee radiographs and the mec...

    Authors: Sung-Mok Oh, Seong-Il Bin, Jae-Young Kim, Bum-Sik Lee and Jong-Min Kim

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:9

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  39. Only limited data are available regarding postural stability between anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)-injured patients with medial meniscus (MM) tear and those with lateral meniscus (LM) tear. The purpose of t...

    Authors: Jin Hyuck Lee, Dae-Hee Lee, Jong-Hoon Park, Dong Won Suh, Eunseon Kim and Ki-Mo Jang

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:8

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  40. To analyze differences in clinical outcomes of arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction between remnant-preserving and non-preserving methods.

    Authors: Sung Hun Won, Byung-Il Lee, Su Yeon Park, Kyung-Dae Min, Jun-Bum Kim, Sai-Won Kwon, Yong-Beom Kim, Gi-Won Seo, Jae-Hyung Kim and Hyung-Suk Choi

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:7

    Content type: Review article

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  41. It has been suggested that the anterolateral ligament (ALL) is an important anterolateral stabilizer of the knee joint which functions to prevent anterolateral subluxation and anterior subluxation at certain f...

    Authors: Jin Kyu Lee, Young Jin Seo, Soo-Young Jeong and Jae-Hyuk Yang

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:6

    Content type: Review article

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  42. We studied the effect of interleukin-8 (IL-8) as the factor for angiogenesis in the joint fluid of remnant-preserved anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (RP-ACLR).

    Authors: Kyung-Ok Kim, Jae Ang Sim, Ji Uk Choi, Beom Koo Lee and Hong Gi Park

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:5

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  43. Chronic bone marrow lesions (BML) in the weight-bearing portions of the knee are often associated with symptomatic degenerative arthritis resulting in pain and dysfunction. Injection of bone substitute materia...

    Authors: D. S. Angadi, D. Edwards and J. T. K. Melton

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:4

    Content type: Review article

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  44. There are concerns that malalignment in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) occurs with less experienced surgeons. This study investigates the influence of surgical experience on TKA outcomes.

    Authors: Kazumi Goto, Yozo Katsuragawa and Yoshinari Miyamoto

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:3

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  45. Medial meniscus posterior root tear can result in medial meniscus extrusion. However, the severity of medial meniscus extrusion is different in each root tear patient. The purpose of this study was to identify...

    Authors: Dong Hwi Kim, Gwang Chul Lee, Hyun Hak Kim and Dong Hyuk Cha

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:2

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  46. The aim of this study is to compare the postoperative analgesic effect of infiltration between the popliteal artery and the capsule of the knee (IPACK) and the effect of periarticular multimodal drug injection...

    Authors: Dae-Won Jung, Won-Yong Shon, Seung-Suk Seo, Ok-Gul Kim and In-Seung Lee

    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2020 32:1

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