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  1. We sought to determine (1) the success rate of debridement, antibiotics, and implant retention (DAIR) for acute periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) of the knee in patients with acute postsurgical infection an...

    Authors: Moon Jong Chang, Du Hyun Ro, Tae Woo Kim, Yong Seuk Lee, Hyuk-Soo Han, Chong Bum Chang, Seung-Baik Kang and Myung Chul Lee
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:38
  2. Asians have a low venous thromboembolism (VTE) incidence following total knee arthroplasty (TKA). This systematic review and network meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate the best prophylaxis against VTE in ...

    Authors: Soon Yaw Walter Wong, Fen Li Stephanie Ler, Rehena Sultana and Hamid Rahmatullah Bin Abd Razak
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:37
  3. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the degree of patellar cartilage loss confirmed during index surgery affects the clinical and radiologic outcomes of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) performed wit...

    Authors: Oog-Jin Shon and Gi Beom Kim
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:36
  4. The menisci are crescent-shaped, fibrocartilaginous structures that play a crucial role in the load transition and distribution of the contact forces along the tibiofemoral articulation. Meniscal extrusion (ME...

    Authors: Konstantinos G. Makiev, Ioannis S. Vasios, Paraskevas Georgoulas, Konstantinos Tilkeridis, Georgios Drosos and Athanasios Ververidis
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:35
  5. Lateral unicompartmental arthroplasty (UKA) and distal femoral osteotomy (DFO) represent surgical solutions in cases of valgus malalignment and isolated lateral osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. The aim of the ...

    Authors: Gianluca Piovan, Luca Farinelli, Daniele Screpis, Venanzio Iacono, Lorenzo Povegliano, Marco Bonomo, Ludovica Auregli and Claudio Zorzi
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:34
  6. The purpose of this study was to evaluate factors that affect range of motion (ROM) following two-stage revision arthroplasty as a treatment for chronic periprosthetic knee infection.

    Authors: Doo-Yeol Kim, Young-Chae Seo, Chang-Wan Kim, Chang-Rack Lee and Soo-Hwan Jung
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:33
  7. Conventionally, the depth of distal femoral resection in total knee arthroplasty is referenced from the most prominent distal femoral condyle. This surgical technique does not consider pathological alteration...

    Authors: David W. Liu, Sara Martinez Martos, Yifei Dai and Elaine M. Beller
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:32
  8. The benefit of the femoral canal bone plug during total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in reducing blood loss has never been proven. The aim of this meta-analysis was to determine whether the femoral canal bone plug ...

    Authors: Yutthana Khanasuk, Srihatach Ngarmukos and Aree Tanavalee
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:31
  9. Although several techniques and implants have been developed to address bone loss in revision total knee arthroplasty (rTKA), management of these defects remains challenging. This review article discusses the ...

    Authors: Thomas Bieganowski, Daniel B. Buchalter, Vivek Singh, John J. Mercuri, Vinay K. Aggarwal, Joshua C. Rozell and Ran Schwarzkopf
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:30
  10. Surgeons can improve their practice by understanding potentially avoidable reasons for early revision total knee arthroplasty (rTKA). The purpose of this study is to describe potentially avoidable indications ...

    Authors: Mackenzie A. Roof, Jason B. Kreinces, Ran Schwarzkopf, Joshua C. Rozell and Vinay K. Aggarwal
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:29
  11. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus that can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in HIV-positive patients has not been well documented in the current l...

    Authors: Vishaal Sakthivelnathan, Tejas Senthil, Sushrruti Varatharaj, Varatharaj Mounasamy and Senthil Sambandam
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:28
  12. Meniscal injury is one of the most common indications for knee surgery. The advent of meniscal repair techniques has facilitated meniscal preservation in suitable cases. Meniscal substitution with scaffolds ma...

    Authors: Suraj Kohli, Jonas Schwenck and Ian Barlow
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:27
  13. A better understanding of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) candidate expectations within the perioperative setting will enable clinicians to promote patient-centered practices, optimize recovery times, and enhanc...

    Authors: James E. Feng, Afshin A. Anoushiravani, Jessica S. Morton, William Petersen, Vivek Singh, Ran Schwarzkopf and William Macaulay
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:26
  14. Our objective was to evaluate the location of popliteal artery (PA) in osteotomy planes during high tibial osteotomy (HTO) and to determine a safer angle for screw drilling to the tibial tuberosity during dist...

    Authors: Akiyoshi Mori, Takehiko Matsushita, Nobuaki Miyaji, Kanto Nagai, Daisuke Araki, Noriyuki Kanzaki, Tomoyuki Matsumoto, Takahiro Niikura, Yuichi Hoshino and Ryosuke Kuroda
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:25
  15. Revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions are usually complex owing to previous tunnels. The objective of this study is to report the results of a revision ACL reconstruction technique with a t...

    Authors: Camilo Partezani Helito, Andre Giardino Moreira da Silva, Tales Mollica Guimarães, Marcel Faraco Sobrado, José Ricardo Pécora and Gilberto Luis Camanho
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:24
  16. Osteochondral allograft (OCA) transplantation is a restorative technique for addressing articular cartilage defects by transferring mature viable chondrocytes with subchondral bone into size-matched lesions. T...

    Authors: John Reza Matthews, Joseph Brutico, Jeremy Heard, Kashyap Chauhan, Bradford Tucker and Kevin Blake Freedman
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:23
  17. The objective of the study was to assess the efficacy of autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections in the treatment of patellar tendinopathy.

    Authors: Apurba Barman, Mithilesh K. Sinha, Jagannatha Sahoo, Debasish Jena, Vikas Patel, Suman Patel, Souvik Bhattacharjee and Debanjan Baral
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:22
  18. We examine the outcomes following operative treatment of intra-articular fracture combined with medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction after patella dislocation.

    Authors: Jussi P. Repo, Mikko M. Uimonen, Mika T. Nevalainen, Heikki Nurmi, Ville T. Ponkilainen, Antti Tuominen and Juha Paloneva
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:21
  19. Although total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in hemophilic arthropathy (HA) or rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can improve functional ability, the postoperative range of motion (ROM) and prosthesis durability are reduced ...

    Authors: Hyun Woo Lee, Cheol Hee Park, Dae Kyung Bae and Sang Jun Song
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:20
  20. Patient-reported allergies (PRAs) are often stigmatized as a potential nonmodifiable risk factor for increased pain and worse functional outcomes following surgery. However, there is a dearth of literature dir...

    Authors: Andrew S. Bi, Dhruv S. Shankar, Kinjal D. Vasavada, Nina D. Fisher, Eric J. Strauss, Michael J. Alaia and Kirk A. Campbell
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:19
  21. Opioids are commonly used to manage orthopedic pain in those undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA). There are limited studies assessing patterns of perioperative opioid use and risk factors for chronic use ...

    Authors: Ralph Ward, David Taber, Haley Gonzales, Mulugeta Gebregziabher, William Basco, Jenna McCauley, Patrick Mauldin and Sarah Ball
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:18
  22. Paraesthesia after hamstring graft harvest is a ubiquitous complication in the early post-operative period, and its correlation with vertical versus horizontal skin incision are well documented. The purpose of...

    Authors: Silvampatti Ramasamy Sundararajan, Rajagopalakrishnan Ramakanth, Amit Kumar Jha and Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:16
  23. Flap reconstruction with perforator, fasciocutaneous, muscular, and/or free microvascular flaps is utilized to cover wound defects and improve vascularization and antibiotic/nutrient delivery. Flap use in revi...

    Authors: Akhil A. Chandra, Filippo Romanelli, Alex Tang, Luke Menken, Maximilian Zhang, Adam Feintisch, Frank A. Liporace and Richard S. Yoon
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:15
  24. While technology-assisted total knee arthroplasty (TA-TKA) improves implant positioning, whether it confers improved clinical outcomes remains inconclusive. We sought to examine national TA-TKA utilization tre...

    Authors: Trevor Simcox, Vivek Singh, Christian T. Oakley, Omid S. Barzideh, Ran Schwarzkopf and Joshua C. Rozell
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:14
  25. Indication for mobile-bearing partial knee replacement (PKR) is made on the basis of a radiological decision aid. This study aimed to reveal the inter-rater reproducibility and accuracy of the decision aid whe...

    Authors: Takafumi Hiranaka, Ryosuke Furuhashi, Kenichiro Takashiba, Takao Kodama, Kazuhiko Michishita, Hiroshi Inui and Eita Togashi
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:13
  26. Revision knee arthroplasty presents a number of challenges, including management of bone loss. The goal in managing moderate to large bone defects is fixation that is sufficient enough to allow early weight-be...

    Authors: P. Spinello, R. A. Ruberte Thiele, K. Zepeda, N. Giori and P. F. Indelli
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:12
  27. This study aimed to investigate validity and reliability of the Timed Up and Go Test (TUG), 10 Meter Walk Test (10MWT), Single Leg Stance Test (SLST), 2 Minute Walk Test (2MWT), and Five Times Sit-to-Stand Tes...

    Authors: Devrim Can Sarac, Bayram Unver and Vasfi Karatosun
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:11
  28. A distal femoral trial component was manufactured, and flexion gap size and inclination were evaluated with or without the distal femoral trial component in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). This study aimed to e...

    Authors: Goki Kamei, Shigeki Ishibashi, Koki Yoshioka, Satoru Sakurai, Hiroyuki Inoue, Yu Mochizuki, Masakazu Ishikawa and Nobuo Adachi
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:10
  29. With more complex primary and revision total knee arthroplasty procedures there is often the need to use more constrained prostheses. This study aims to investigate patient-relevant outcomes following primary ...

    Authors: Joshua Xu, Lennart von Fritsch, Shiraz A. Sabah, Andrew J. Price and Abtin Alvand
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:9
  30. With increasing interest in enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS), the literature on ERAS in orthopedic surgery is also rapidly accumulating. This review article aims to (1) summarize the components of the ER...

    Authors: Yun Seong Choi, Tae Woo Kim, Moon Jong Chang, Seung-Baik Kang and Chong Bum Chang
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:8
  31. Knee arthritis associated with tibial stress fractures represents an uncommon and difficult clinical scenario to treat. The use of long, fluted tibial extension rods has been vital in the management of such ca...

    Authors: Neelam V. Ramana Reddy, Mukesh Kumar Saini, Pera Jayavardhan Reddy, Ajay Singh Thakur and Challa Dinesh Reddy
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:7
  32. The quadriceps muscle has a positive effect on anterior knee pain. However, its effect on the patellofemoral (PF) cartilage in patients with end-stage knee osteoarthritis is unknown. The present study aimed to...

    Authors: Jung-Ro Yoon, Hong Joon Joo and Seung Hoon Lee
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:6
  33. During revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA), knee joint line restoration may be difficult due to bone loss or structural changes. Although bony landmarks are consistent and can be used as references, there a...

    Authors: S. Tantavisut, C. Amarase, S. Ngarmukos, C. Tanavalee and A. Tanavalee
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:5
  34. The optimal practice of patellar management in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) remains controversial. This systematic review was conducted to compare patella-related (1) patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs)...

    Authors: Keun Young Choi, Yong In, Man Soo Kim, Sueen Sohn and In Jun Koh
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:4
  35. Medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy (MOWHTO) is a widely used surgical treatment option for medial compartmental osteoarthritis with varus deformity. It is important that proper lower limb alignment is ...

    Authors: Byoung Youl Kang, Do Kyung Lee, Hyeon Soo Kim and Joon Ho Wang
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:3
  36. Osteoarthritis, one of the most common joint diseases, is characterized by the loss of joint function due to articular cartilage destruction. Herein, we review current and previous research involving the clini...

    Authors: Dong Hwan Lee, Seok Jung Kim, Seon Ae Kim and Gang-ik Ju
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2022 34:1
  37. In navigated TKA, the risk of notching is high if femoral component sagittal positioning is planned perpendicular to the sagittal mechanical axis of femur (SMX). We intended to determine if, by opting to place...

    Authors: Raj Kanna, Chandramohan Ravichandran and Gautam M. Shetty
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:46
  38. The posterior cruciate ligament is crucial for posterior stability of the knee joint, and, as well as anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (PCLR) has attracted ...

    Authors: Kyu Sung Chung
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:44
  39. Navigated total knee arthroplasty (TKA) improves implant alignment by providing feedback on resection parameters based on femoral and tibial cutting guide positions. However, saw blade thickness, deflection, a...

    Authors: Ran Schwarzkopf, Morteza Meftah, Scott E. Marwin, Michelle A. Zabat, Jeffrey M. Muir and Iain R. Lamb
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:43
  40. Suspensory devices are extensively used in the management of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. They include fixed- and adjustable-loop devices. There are only a few studies comparing the efficacy of these...

    Authors: Naiyer Asif, Mohammad Jesan Khan, K. P. Haris, Shah Waliullah, Anubhav Sharma and Danish Firoz
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:42
  41. Many surgeons have determined the surgical transepicondylar axis (sTEA) after distal femur resection in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). However, in most navigation systems, the registration of the sTEA precedes...

    Authors: Sang Jun Song, Hyun Woo Lee, Kang Il Kim and Cheol Hee Park
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:41
  42. The Forgotten Joint Score is a patient-reported outcome measure validated in assessing patients post knee arthroplasty, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery and patellar dislocation. A previ...

    Authors: Jia Ying Lee, Wai Weng Yeo, Zi Yang Chia and Paul Chang
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:40
  43. Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is a common pathology usually presenting with anterior or retropatellar pain. It is associated with a relative imbalance between the vastus medialis oblique (VMO) and the va...

    Authors: Yuval Kesary, Vivek Singh, Tal Frenkel-Rutenberg, Arie Greenberg, Shmuel Dekel, Ran Schwarzkopf and Nimrod Snir
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:39

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  44. Diagnosing partial tears of the medial meniscus (MM) posterior root is difficult. The aim of this study was to evaluate diagnostic values involved in conventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features of M...

    Authors: Takayuki Furumatsu, Takaaki Hiranaka, Keisuke Kintaka, Yuki Okazaki, Naohiro Higashihara, Masanori Tamura and Toshifumi Ozaki
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:38
  45. Preservation of hamstring tendon insertion at the time of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a well-known technique; however, its effect on graft integration is not well studied. The present st...

    Authors: Ravi Gupta, Sandeep Singh, Anil Kapoor, Ashwani soni, Ravinder Kaur and Narinder Kaur
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:37
  46. Kneeling ability is among the poorest outcomes following total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The purpose of this meta-analysis was to: (1) quantify kneeling ability after TKA; (2) identify surgical approaches and p...

    Authors: Shaheer Nadeem, Raman Mundi and Harman Chaudhry
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:36
  47. Physical activity is associated with physical function; however, the relationship between early physical activity after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and postoperative physical function remains unclear. The pu...

    Authors: Daisuke Takamura, Kentaro Iwata, Tatsuya Sueyoshi, Tadashi Yasuda and Hideki Moriyama
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:35

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