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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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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  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. For treating displaced patella fractures, tension band wiring is the most widely used technique. However, implant removal surgery is often necessary to alleviate discomfort caused by fixation materials. On the...

    Authors: Kwang Won Lee, Sang Beom Ma, Dae Suk Yang, Seung Hak Oh and Seong Ho Park
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:34
  30. To compare the clinical outcomes of isolated anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with combined reconstruction of the ACL and anterolateral ligament (ALL) of the knee.

    Authors: Diego Ariel de Lima, Lana Lacerda de Lima, Nayara Gomes Reis de Souza, Rodrigo Amorim de Moraes Perez, Marcel Faraco Sobrado, Tales Mollica Guimarães and Camilo Partezani Helito
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:33
  31. The study investigated whether allogeneic human umbilical cord blood-derived MSCs (hUCB-MSCs) could be safely used without treatment-related adverse events, reducing tunnel enlargement, and improve clinical re...

    Authors: Sang Won Moon, Sinhyung Park, Minkyung Oh and Joon Ho Wang
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:32
  32. The purpose of this study is to classify the discoid lateral meniscus (DLM) according to the signal and shape in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and to provide information not only in diagnosis but also in t...

    Authors: Eui Yub Jung, Seongmin Jeong, Sun-Kyu Kim, Sung-Sahn Lee, Dong Jin Ryu and Joon Ho Wang
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:31
  33. The literature comparing the long-term outcomes and survivorship of computer navigation-assisted and conventional total knee replacement (TKR) is sparse. Moreover, of the available comparative studies with fol...

    Authors: Ng Jonathan Patrick, Lau Lawrence Chun Man, Chau Wai-Wang, Ong Michael Tim-Yun, Cheung Kin Wing, Chiu Kwok Hing, Chung Kwong Yin and Ho Kevin Ki-Wai
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:30
  34. With an increase in deep vein thrombosis (DVT) following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in the Asian population, most surgeons today use a form of prophylactic anticoagulant agents in patients after TKA. Nevert...

    Authors: Joon Kyu Lee, Kee Byoung Lee, Joong Il Kim, Gun Tae Park and Young Chang Cho
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:29
  35. The effect of negative culture on the treatment outcomes of chronic periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is still controversial. The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether the outcomes of two-stage revis...

    Authors: Chang-Wan Kim, Chang-Rack Lee, Dae-Hyun Park, Doo-Yeol Kim and Jeong-Woo Kim
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:28
  36. This study assessed the clinical outcomes of periprosthetic joint infection patients who underwent two-stage revision total knee arthroplasty with antibiotic-loaded cement spacers fabricated using a handmade s...

    Authors: Takashi Hoshino, Toshifumi Watanabe, Yusuke Nakagawa, Hiroki Katagiri, Nobutake Ozeki, Toshiyuki Ohara, Mikio Shioda, Yuji Kono, Ichiro Sekiya and Hideyuki Koga
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:27
  37. The purpose of this study was to investigate the outcomes of management of mucoid degeneration of the anterior cruciate ligament (MDACL) by performing a systematic review of methods of treatment that have been...

    Authors: Tamer Sweed, Mohamed Mussa, Ahmed El-Bakoury, Guido Geutjens and Andrew Metcalfe
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:26
  38. Aseptic loosening is one of the major reasons for late revision in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The risk of aseptic loosening can be detected using radiostereometric analysis (RSA), whereby micromovements (m...

    Authors: Müjgan Yilmaz, Christina Enciso Holm, Thomas Lind, Gunnar Flivik, Anders Odgaard and Michael Mørk Petersen
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:25
  39. The prevalence of osteoporosis in patients who undergo a primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is increasing. Low bone mineral density (BMD) is related to unfavorable outcomes following TKA such as migration o...

    Authors: Yuthasak Peerakul, Jirapong Leeyaphan and Karn Rojjananukulpong
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:22
  40. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the post-operative three-dimensional (3D) femoral and tibial component positions in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) by the same co-ordinates’ system as for pre-operative...

    Authors: Osamu Tanifuji, Tomoharu Mochizuki, Hiroshi Yamagiwa, Takashi Sato, Satoshi Watanabe, Hiroki Hijikata and Hiroyuki Kawashima
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:21
  41. This study aimed to determine whether unrestricted weight-bearing as tolerated (WBAT) following lateral locking plate (LLP) fixation of periprosthetic distal femoral fractures (PDFFs) is associated with increa...

    Authors: Oisin J. F. Keenan, Lauren A. Ross, Matthew Magill, Matthew Moran and Chloe E. H. Scott
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:19
  42. Many patients experience bilateral knee osteoarthritis and require bilateral total knee replacement (TKR). Same-stage, bilateral TKR is proposed to be a cost-effective and safe solution compared to two-stage, ...

    Authors: Raymond C. W. Wan, Jason C. H. Fan, Yuk-Wah Hung, Ka-Bon Kwok, Carmen K. M. Lo and Kwong-Yin Chung
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:17
  43. The management of bone defects remains one of the major challenges surgeons are faced with in revision total knee arthroplasty (RTKA). Large and uncontained bone defects are traditionally managed with metaphys...

    Authors: Ron Gurel, Samuel Morgan, Etay Elbaz, Itay Ashlenazi, Nimrod Snir, Assaf Kadar, Aviram Gold and Yaniv Warschawski
    Citation: Knee Surgery & Related Research 2021 33:16

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