- Randomised comparison of ciprofloxacin suspension and pivmecillinam for childhood shigellosis
M A Salam
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka
Lancet 352:522-7. 1998
..We undertook a randomised double-blind study to test the effects of ciprofloxacin treatment in children with shigella dysentery...
- The contribution of adipose tissue and adipokines to inflammation in joint diseases
Department of Rheumatology, Jean Minjoz University Hospital, Bd Fleming, F 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
Curr Med Chem 14:1095-100. 2007
..Thus, fat tissue is an active organ whose products contribute to inflammatory and degenerative processes underlying common joint diseases.
- Surgical treatment of femoroacetabular impingement: evaluation of the effect of the size of the resection
Rodrigo M Mardones
Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:273-9. 2005
..A risk of this procedure is fracture. We evaluated the amount of resection of the anterolateral aspect of the femoral head-neck junction that can be done safely...
- Diagnostic and therapeutic injection of the hip and knee
Dennis A Cardone
Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
Am Fam Physician 67:2147-52. 2003
..Persistent pain and disability from iliotibial band syndrome respond to local injection therapy. The proper technique, choice and quantity of pharmaceuticals, and appropriate follow-up are essential for effective outcomes...
- Poor outcomes of isolated tibial insert exchange and arthrolysis for the management of stiffness following total knee arthroplasty
G C Babis
Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:1534-6. 2001
..We therefore have little enthusiasm for the continued use of this strategy...
- Interactions of the complement system with molecules of extracellular matrix: relevance for joint diseases
Kaisa E Happonen
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Medical Protein Chemistry, Wallenberg Laboratory, Skane University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
Immunobiology 217:1088-96. 2012
..Future challenges are to target the complement inhibition specifically to the joints to minimize systemic complement blockade...
- Serum amyloid A isoforms in serum and synovial fluid from spontaneously diseased dogs with joint diseases or other conditions
Central Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Groennegaardsvej 3, DK 1870 Frederiksberg, Denmark
Vet Immunol Immunopathol 117:296-301. 2007
..In synovial fluid from inflamed joints one or more highly alkaline SAA isoforms (with apparent isoelectric points above 9.3) were identified, with data suggesting local production of these isoforms in the canine inflamed joint...
- Simulated computerized adaptive tests for measuring functional status were efficient with good discriminant validity in patients with hip, knee, or foot/ankle impairments
Dennis L Hart
Focus On Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc, White Stone, VA 22578 2403, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 58:629-38. 2005
- Decreased levels of soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products in patients with rheumatoid arthritis indicating deficient inflammatory control
Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research, University of Goteborg, Goteborg, Sweden
Arthritis Res Ther 7:R817-24. 2005
..Blood from 45 healthy individuals, synovial fluid samples from 33 patients with non-inflammatory joint diseases and blood from six patients with non-inflammatory joint diseases were used for comparison...
- The secreted glycoprotein lubricin protects cartilage surfaces and inhibits synovial cell overgrowth
David K Rhee
Department of Genetics, Center for Human Genetics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
J Clin Invest 115:622-31. 2005
..We conclude that lubricin has multiple functions in articulating joints and tendons that include the protection of surfaces and the control of synovial cell growth...
- Synovial fluid proteomic fingerprint: S100A8, S100A9 and S100A12 proteins discriminate rheumatoid arthritis from other inflammatory joint diseases
GREPI CNRS UMR 5525, Grenoble University, Grenoble, France
Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:671-82. 2010
..We investigated SF and serum proteomic fingerprints of patients suffering from RA, OA and other miscellaneous inflammatory arthritides (MIAs) in order to identify RA-specific biomarkers...
- Genetic variation and genetic trends in hip and elbow dysplasia in Swedish Rottweiler and Bernese Mountain Dog
Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
J Anim Breed Genet 125:403-12. 2008
..Based on the results, a statistical model for routine prediction of breeding values for HD and ED in Swedish dogs was suggested...
- Role of obesity on the risk for total hip or knee arthroplasty
University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
Clin Orthop Relat Res 465:185-8. 2007
..9 kg/m2); and 32.73- (TKA) and 8.56-fold (THA) higher for people in obese Class III group (body mass index > 40 kg/m2). Thus, our data support an association between obesity and subsequent THA and TKA...
- CACP, encoding a secreted proteoglycan, is mutated in camptodactyly-arthropathy-coxa vara-pericarditis syndrome
Department of Genetics and Center for Human Genetics, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Nat Genet 23:319-22. 1999
..The similarity of CACP sequence to that of other protein families and the expression of CACP in non-skeletal tissues suggest it may have diverse biological activities...
- Joint diseases and matrix metalloproteinases: a role for MMP-13
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
Curr Pharm Biotechnol 9:47-54. 2008
..This review describes a body of research that supports the development of novel selective MMP-13 inhibitors with the hope of developing these compounds in clinical trials for the treatment of arthritis...
- Diagnostics of femoroacetabular impingement and labral pathology of the hip: a systematic review of the accuracy and validity of physical tests
Sport Medisch Centrum Papendal, Papendallaan 7, Arnhem, The Netherlands
Arthroscopy 28:860-71. 2012
..The purpose of this systematic review was to identify the diagnostic accuracy and validity of physical tests that are used to assess FAI and labral pathology of the hip joint...
- P2X(7) receptor-mediated release of cathepsins from macrophages is a cytokine-independent mechanism potentially involved in joint diseases
Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
J Immunol 185:2611-9. 2010
..Our results suggest P2X(7)R activation may play a novel and direct role in tissue damage through release of cathepsins independently of its proinflammatory actions via IL-1 cytokines...
- Total knee arthroplasty in hemophilic arthropathy
John M Norian
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:1138-41. 2002
..The purpose of this study was to evaluate prosthetic survival following total knee arthroplasty and identify factors associated with failures of the arthroplasties in hemophilic patients...
- Triangular fibrocartilage complex lesions: a classification
A K Palmer
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, SUNY Health Science Center, Syracuse 13202
J Hand Surg Am 14:594-606. 1989
..Degenerative lesions are classified by the location and severity of degenerative changes of the triangular fibrocartilage complex, ulnar head, ulnocarpal bones and lunotriquetral ligament...
- Prophylaxis versus episodic treatment to prevent joint disease in boys with severe hemophilia
Marilyn J Manco-Johnson
University of Colorado and Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
N Engl J Med 357:535-44. 2007
..Effective ways to prevent arthropathy in severe hemophilia are unknown...
- Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Lysholm knee scale for various chondral disorders of the knee
Mininder S Kocher
Steadman Hawkins Sports Medicine Foundation, Vail, Colorado 81657, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1139-45. 2004
..The purpose of this study was to determine the psychometric properties of the Lysholm knee scale for various chondral disorders of the knee...
- [Pathophysiological relevance of peroxisome proliferators activated receptors (PPAR) to joint diseases - the pro and con of agonists]
Jean Yves Jouzeau
UMR CNRS Nancy Université, France
J Soc Biol 202:289-312. 2008
..These anti-inflammatory and anti-catabolic properties were confirmed in animal models of joint diseases where PPAR agonists reduced synovial inflammation while preventing cartilage destruction or inflammatory bone ..
- Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests of the hip: a systematic review with meta-analysis
Michael P Reiman
Community and Family Practice, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Br J Sports Med 47:893-902. 2013
..Useful clinical utility is necessary to support diagnostic imaging and subsequent surgical decision making...
- Deficits in shoulder function and general health associated with sixteen common shoulder diagnoses: a study of 2674 patients
Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
J Shoulder Elbow Surg 15:30-9. 2006
..The magnitude of these deficits correlated significantly with gender and diagnosis but not with age...
- Evidence-based indications for elbow arthroscopy
Kwan M Yeoh
Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St Joseph s Health Care, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Arthroscopy 28:272-82. 2012
..Our hypothesis was that the evidence would support the use of elbow arthroscopy in the management of common elbow conditions...
- Shoulder arthroplasty: evolving techniques and indications
Hôpital privé Jean Mermoz, Centre Orthopedique Santy, 24, Avenue Paul Santy, 69008 Lyon, France
Joint Bone Spine 77:501-5. 2010
- Diagnostic values of tests for acromioclavicular joint pain
Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Orthopaedic Research Institute, St George Hospital Campus, University of New South Wales, Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales 2217, Australia
J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:807-12. 2004
..This prospective study was performed to determine which clinical and imaging tests were most helpful for diagnosing acromioclavicular joint pain...
- Impact of multiple joint impairments on the energetics and mechanics of walking in patients with haemophilia
Haemostasis and Thrombosis Unit, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
Haemophilia 19:e66-72. 2013
..Metabolic variables were probably the most representative variables of gait disability for these subjects with complex orthopaedic degenerative disorders...
- Hemophilia joint health score reliability study
Department of Rehabilitation Service, The Division of Rheumatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
Haemophilia 12:518-25. 2006
..To address these concerns, the Hemophilia Joint Health Score (HJHS) was developed by modifying existing scores...
- Inter- and intra-observer reliability of radiographic scores commonly used for the evaluation of haemophilic arthropathy
Hemophilia Center at Orthopaedic Hospital, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA
Haemophilia 14:504-12. 2008
..Improvements, either through education or modification of the scoring systems, are critical in an era where correlations between clinical and radiographic scores have received significant attention...
- Natural progression of blood-induced joint damage in patients with haemophilia: clinical relevance and reproducibility of three-dimensional gait analysis
Haemostasis and Thrombosis Unit, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
Haemophilia 16:813-21. 2010
..The kinematic variables were reproducible in both the sagittal and frontal planes. In conclusion, 3DGA is a reproducible tool to assess abnormal gait patterns and monitor natural disease progression in haemophilic patients...
- Anteromedial impingement in the ankle joint: outcomes following arthroscopy
Christopher D Murawski
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA
Am J Sports Med 38:2017-24. 2010
..To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first case series reporting the outcomes following arthroscopic resection of anteromedial impingement...
- Body structure versus body function in haemophilia: the case of haemophilic ankle arthropathy
Haemostasis and Thrombosis Unit, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
Haemophilia 17:508-15. 2011
..Functional assessments such as 3DGA should be used more frequently when monitoring the progression of ankle arthropathy or the effects of therapeutic interventions in adult haemophilia patients...
- Comparison of biomechanical gait parameters of young children with haemophilia and those of age-matched peers
School of Health and Bioscience, University of East London, London, UK
Haemophilia 15:509-18. 2009
..Protocols and quantitative data on the biomechanical gait pattern of children with haemophilia reported in this study provide a baseline to evaluate lower limb joint function and clinical progression...
- [Joint contractures in older age. A systematic literature review]
Institut für Pflegewissenschaft, Fakultät für Medizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Witten, Deutschland
Z Gerontol Geriatr 43:147-57. 2010
..Therefore, it is necessary to have a clear definition of contracture. The goal of this literature review was to identify definitions of contractures used in controlled trials...
- Functional impact of custom-made foot orthoses in patients with haemophilic ankle arthropathy
Haemostasis and Thrombosis Unit, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
Haemophilia 18:e227-35. 2012
..Self-reported clinical tools such as FFI-R and satisfaction questionnaires are sufficiently sensitive for assessing the efficacy of foot orthoses in PWH...
- Compatible scales for progressive and additive MRI assessments of haemophilic arthropathy
Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Lund, Lund, Sweden
Haemophilia 11:109-15. 2005
..The use of these two compatible scales for progressive and additive MRI assessments can facilitate international comparison of data and enhance the accumulation of experience on MRI scoring of haemophilic arthropathy...
- MR imaging of ankle impingement lesions
Castlereagh Sports Imaging, North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre, 286 Pacific Highway, Crows Nest, NSW 2065, Australia
Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 17:775-800, vii-viii. 2009
- Joint health and functional ability in children with haemophilia who receive intensive replacement therapy
Child Development and Exercise Center, University Medical Center Utrecht, University Children s Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Haemophilia 17:783-90. 2011
..Mild abnormalities in ankle assessment by HJHS may lead to functional loss. Therefore, ankle joints may warrant special attention in the follow up of these children...
- Impact of ankle osteoarthritis on the energetics and mechanics of gait: the case of hemophilic arthropathy
Haemostasis and Thrombosis Unit, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, Brussels, Belgium
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 27:625-31. 2012
..The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of ankle osteoarthritis on the energetics and mechanics of gait, while taking into account the effect of slower speed generally adopted by patients with osteoarthritis...
- Antisense strategies in degenerative joint diseases: sense or nonsense?
Lars C Huber
Center of Experimental Rheumatology, WHO Collaborating Center for Molecular Biology and Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Rheumatic Diseases, University of Zurich, University Hospital Zurich, Gloriastr 23, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Adv Drug Deliv Rev 58:285-99. 2006
..In the context of degenerative joint diseases, experimental data in the field of antisense strategies are still rare...
- Physiotherapy following elective orthopaedic procedures
P De Kleijn
UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Haemophilia 12:108-12. 2006
..Both pre- and postoperative physiotherapy, as part of comprehensive care is needed to achieve optimal functional outcome and therefore optimal quality of life for people with haemophilia...
- Shoulder arthroplasty in cases with avascular necrosis of the humeral head
Robert M Orfaly
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:S27-32. 2007
..Shoulder arthroplasty for AVN produces good pain relief and function, although a concurrent series with osteoarthritis yielded better results. Forward elevation did not approach normal as had been previously reported...
- Indications and reoperation rates for total elbow arthroplasty: an analysis of trends in New York State
David M Gay
Flagler Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, 61 Memorial Medical Parkway, Palm Coast, FL 32164, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:110-7. 2012
..The purposes of this study were to evaluate the changes with time in the indications for total elbow arthroplasty and to examine the complications of this procedure in a large database...
- A candidate gene study of canine joint diseases
Dylan N Clements
Division of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, UK
J Hered 101:54-60. 2010
..The candidate gene approach for the study of genetic association is unlikely to be successful for complex canine diseases such as OA without prior trait mapping evaluation...
- Genetic analysis of three different classification protocols for the evaluation of elbow dysplasia in German shepherd dogs
Institute for Animal Breeding and Genetics, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, 30559 Hannover, Germany
J Small Anim Pract 47:75-82. 2006
..Three different scoring systems for elbow dysplasia and its radiographic signs were genetically evaluated in 2645 German shepherd dogs...
- Differential diagnosis of pedal osteomyelitis and diabetic neuroarthropathy: MR Imaging
Hans Peter Ledermann
Universitatsspital Basel, Dep diagn Radiologie, Basel, Switzerland
Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 9:272-83. 2005
..Presence of a sinus tract, disappearance of subchondral cysts, diffuse bone marrow abnormality, and bone erosions are in favor of infection...
- Cross-linked glenoid prosthesis: a wear comparison to conventional glenoid prosthesis with wear particulate analysis
Michael A Wirth
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78284, USA
J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:130-7. 2009
..The results of this study support the use of cross-linked UHMWPE glenoids in clinical applications...
- Patient characteristics affecting the prognosis of total hip and knee joint arthroplasty: a systematic review
Pasqualina L Santaguida
Evidence Based Practice Centre, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
Can J Surg 51:428-36. 2008
..This study addresses how patient characteristics influence the outcomes of hip and knee arthroplasty in patients with osteoarthritis...
- Incidence rates of dislocation, pulmonary embolism, and deep infection during the first six months after elective total hip replacement
Charlotte B Phillips
Robert Breck Brigham Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:20-6. 2003
..As a result, a greater proportion of complications occurs following discharge. Data on the incidence trends of major complications of total hip replacement would facilitate recognition and management of these adverse events...
- Total knee arthroplasty in hemophilic arthropathy
Rheumatology Department, CHRU Lille, Hopital Roger Salengro, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
Joint Bone Spine 70:22-32. 2003
..Chronic arthropathy causes major functional disability in patients with severe hemophilia...
- Ulnar-sided wrist pain: evaluation and treatment of triangular fibrocartilage complex tears, ulnocarpal impaction syndrome, and lunotriquetral ligament tears
Hand Surgery Associates, Denver, CO 80210, USA
J Hand Surg Am 33:1669-79. 2008
..Common causes of ulnar-sided wrist pain include triangular fibrocartilage complex injuries, lunotriquetral ligament injuries, and ulnar impaction syndrome...
- No superiority of cemented metal-on-metal vs metal-on-polyethylene THA at 5-year follow-up
Wierd P Zijlstra
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Martini Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
Orthopedics 32:479. 2009
..At 5-year follow-up, cemented metal-on-metal THA showed no clinical superiority over metal-on-polyethylene THA...
- Bilateral knee lipoma arborescens: a case report
C H Yan
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 16:107-10. 2008
..Magnetic resonance imaging is useful in differentiating lipoma arborescens from other intra-articular lesions in patients with recurrent knee pain and swelling...
- Concentration and localization of YKL-40 in hip joint diseases
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Japan
J Rheumatol 28:341-5. 2001
..We evaluated the concentrations and localization of YKL-40 in hip joint diseases, and analyzed the possibility of YKL-40 as a new inflammatory joint marker...
- Health-related quality of life in total hip and total knee arthroplasty. A qualitative and systematic review of the literature
WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Osteoarticular Diseases, Department of Public Health, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, University of Liege, Belgium, Liege, Belgium
J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:963-74. 2004
..The objective of this study was to review the literature regarding the outcomes of total hip and knee arthroplasties as evaluated by health-related quality-of-life instruments...
- Rotator cuff tear arthropathy
Kier J Ecklund
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Irving, Orange 92868, USA
J Am Acad Orthop Surg 15:340-9. 2007
..Recent studies, however, report promising experience with reverse ball-and-socket arthroplasty...
- Total knee replacement in haemophilic arthropathy
E C Rodriguez-Merchan
Department of Orthopaedics and Haemophilia Unit, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de la Castellana 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain
J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:186-8. 2007
..Our rate of infection was lower than previously reported. This could be due to better control of the HIV status with highly active anti-retroviral therapy and the use of antibiotic-loaded cement...
- The effect of total shoulder arthroplasty on self-assessed health status is comparable to that of total hip arthroplasty and coronary artery bypass grafting
Richard S Boorman
Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6500, USA
J Shoulder Elbow Surg 12:158-63. 2003
..05). Although the improvements were significant and similar to the postoperative scores reported for total hip arthroplasty and coronary bypass procedures, the scores did not reach those of the general population...
- Use of daptomycin to treat drug-resistant Gram-positive bone and joint infections
Michael S Finney
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, Fountain Valley, CA, USA
Curr Med Res Opin 21:1923-6. 2005
..This report describes the experience in a series of cases of the use of a novel antibiotic, daptomycin, for the treatment of bone and joint infections...
- Autologous chondrocyte implantation and osteochondral cylinder transplantation in cartilage repair of the knee joint. A prospective, comparative trial
Department of Trauma Surgery, University of Giessen, Germany
J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:185-92. 2003
..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical and histological outcomes of these two techniques...
- Mucoid degeneration of the anterior cruciate ligament--a report of two cases
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, JA Onomichi General Hospital, Onomichi, Hiroshima 722 8508, Japan
Magn Reson Imaging 22:1325-8. 2004
..If this disease is considered preoperatively, it can be diagnosed easily based on characteristic findings...
- Bilateral lipoma arborescens of the subdeltoid bursa
Department of Radiology, Al Razi Hospital, Kuwait
Australas Radiol 50:487-9. 2006
..Magnetic resonance imaging is a very effective method for the diagnosis of this rare condition because of its ability to do tissue characterization...
- The risk of revision after primary total hip arthroplasty among statin users: a nationwide population-based nested case-control study
Theis M Thillemann
Department of Orthopedics, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, Denmark
J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:1063-72. 2010
..The association between statin use and the risk of revision after primary total hip arthroplasty has not been examined...
- Receptor for advanced glycation end products on human synovial fibroblasts: role in the pathogenesis of dialysis-related amyloidosis
Fan Fan Hou
Division of Nephrology, Nanfang Hospital, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1296-306. 2002
..These data provide evidence of RAGE-mediated perturbation of human synoviocytes, which may be involved in the pathogenesis of inflammatory processes associated with DRA...
- Magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance arthrography of the shoulder: dependence on the level of training of the performing radiologist for diagnostic accuracy
John S Theodoropoulos
Division of Orthopaedics, Mount Sinai Hospital and the University Health Network, University of Toronto, Room 476c, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X5, Canada
Skeletal Radiol 39:661-7. 2010
..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic performance of MR imaging examinations of the shoulder with regard to the training level of the performing radiologist...
- The ulnar impaction syndrome: follow-up of ulnar shortening osteotomy
State University of New York, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Syracuse 13202
J Hand Surg Am 18:46-53. 1993
..Complications were rare, with no ulnar nonunions. This long-term follow-up study revealed that distal ulnar shortening osteotomy is an excellent procedure for the treatment of ulnar impaction syndrome...
- Application of biomarkers in the clinical development of new drugs for chondroprotection in destructive joint diseases: a review
E U Sumer
Nordic Bioscience A S, Herlev, Denmark
Biomarkers 11:485-506. 2006
..non-invasive diagnostic tools for the monitoring of changes in cartilage turnover in patients with destructive joint diseases such as osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
- Patients' expectations of knee surgery
C A Mancuso
Department of Orthopaedics Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:1005-12. 2001
..Reexamining patients' responses postoperatively could provide a way to assess fulfillment of expectations, which is a crucial patient-derived measure of outcome and satisfaction...
- Quinolone-induced arthropathy: an update focusing on new mechanistic and clinical data
Institut fur Klinische Pharmakologie und Toxikologie, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Int J Antimicrob Agents 33:194-200. 2009
..complicated urinary tract infections and enteritis caused by invasive multidrug-resistant pathogens (e.g. Salmonella, Shigella)...
- Measurement of equine myeloperoxidase (MPO) activity in synovial fluid by a modified MPO assay and evaluation of joint diseases - an initial case study
Institute of Veterinary Biochemistry, Freie Universitat Berlin, Oertzenweg 19b, D 14163 Berlin, Germany
Res Vet Sci 84:347-53. 2008
..assay in the synovial fluid of horses and investigate whether MPO activity is increased in different forms of joint diseases. Synovial fluid samples were taken from affected joints from horses with osteoarthritis, chronic non-septic ..
- Diagnosis and relation to general health of shoulder disorders presenting to primary care
A J K Ostor
Rheumatology Research Unit, Box 194, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:800-5. 2005
..To prospectively evaluate the incidence, spectrum of disease and relation to general health of shoulder disorders in primary care...
- Hip disease and the prognosis of total hip replacements. A review of 53,698 primary total hip replacements reported to the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register 1987-99
Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
J Bone Joint Surg Br 83:579-86. 2001
..If a cemented Charnley prosthesis is used, the type of disease leading to THR seems in most cases to have only a minor influence on the survival of the prosthesis...
- Tendon or joint disorders in children after treatment with fluoroquinolones or azithromycin
Chuen L Yee
Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development, L L C, Raritan, NJ 08869, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:525-9. 2002
- Ulnar shortening osteotomy in idiopathic ulnar impaction syndrome
Goo Hyun Baek
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 744, South Korea
J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2649-54. 2005
..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical features of idiopathic ulnar impaction syndrome and the outcomes of ulnar shortening osteotomy for this group of patients...
- A placebo-controlled double-blind study on the effect of nutraceuticals (chondroitin sulfate and mussel extract) in dogs with joint diseases as perceived by their owners
Institute for Physiology, Physiological Chemistry and Animal Nutrition, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
J Nutr 132:1690S-1S. 2002
- Outcome after total hip arthroplasty: Part II. Disease-specific follow-up and the Swedish National Total Hip Arthroplasty Register
Department of Orthopedics, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
Acta Orthop Scand 72:113-9. 2001
- Effects of ciprofloxacin on joint cartilage in immature dogs immediately after dosing and after a 5-month treatment-free period
Eckhard von Keutz
PH PDP Toxicology, Pharma Research Center, Bayer HealthCare AG, Aprather Weg, 42096, Wuppertal, Germany
Arch Toxicol 78:418-24. 2004
- 7: Soft tissue, bone and joint infections
Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Concord Hospital, Sydney, NSW
Med J Aust 176:609-15. 2002
..Osteomyelitis often complicates diabetic foot infection with ulceration and is rarely cured by antibiotics alone; early surgical intervention achieves the best outcome...
- Factors affecting results of ulnar shortening for ulnar impaction syndrome
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
Clin Orthop Relat Res 465:215-9. 2007
..5 points). A long duration of symptoms and workers' compensation predicted worse clinical scores. We recommend considering these two factors when deciding whether to perform this procedure...
- THA with Delta ceramic on ceramic: results of a multicenter investigational device exemption trial
William G Hamilton
Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, 2501 Parkers Lane, Alexandria, VA 22306, USA
Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:358-66. 2010
..In the short term, the Delta COC articulation provided similar functional scores and survivorship and complication rates with the ceramic head mated with crosslinked polyethylene...
- Manipulation with prolonged epidural analgesia for treatment of TKA complicated by arthrofibrosis
Gerardo Mangino Pariente
Joint Implant Surgeons, Inc, Hospital ABC Sante Fe, Mexico
Surg Technol Int 15:221-4. 2006
..Although not without complications, manipulation under epidural anesthesia represents a viable option for treatment of persistent stiffness after TKA; 80% of these difficult cases achieved successful results...
- Transgene persistence and cell turnover in the diarthrodial joint: implications for gene therapy of chronic joint diseases
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
Mol Ther 15:1114-20. 2007
Local gene therapy for chronic joint diseases requires prolonged transgenic expression, but this has not been reliably achieved in animal models...
- Anterolateral ankle impingement: mr arthrographic assessment of the anterolateral recess
Department of Medical Imaging, Mount Sinai Hospital and the University Health Network, University of Toronto, 600 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X5
Radiology 221:186-90. 2001
..CONCLUSION: MR arthrography of the tibiotalar joint is accurate in assessing the anterolateral recess of the ankle...
- Clinimetric evaluation of shoulder disability questionnaires: a systematic review of the literature
S D M Bot
VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ann Rheum Dis 63:335-41. 2004
..To identify all available shoulder disability questionnaires designed to measure physical functioning and to evaluate evidence for the clinimetric quality of these instruments...
- Anterior femoroacetabular impingement after femoral neck fractures
Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospital, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
J Orthop Trauma 15:475-81. 2001
..Early treatment is essential to prevent further degeneration and osteoarthrosis of the joint. Prevention is predicated by initial precise anatomic reduction of such fractures in all planes...
- Stiffness after total knee arthroplasty
Richard S Laskin
The Institute for Hip and Knee Replacement, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, US
J Arthroplasty 19:41-6. 2004
..Although most patients achieve a postoperative flexion that is highly correlated to that which was present preoperatively, factors such as pain, obesity, and deformities of adjacent joints may limit such motion...
- Arthrodesis of the knee
Janet D Conway
Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics, 2401 West Belvedere Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:835-48. 2004
..Patient function after arthrodesis of the knee is superior to that after above-the-knee amputation. Conversion of a solid knee fusion to a total knee arthroplasty has a substantial complication rate...
- Antibiotic treatment of gram-positive bone and joint infections
Elizabeth S R Darley
Bristol Centre for Antimicrobial Research and Evaluation, Southmead Hospital, Westbury on Trym, Bristol BS10 5NB, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 53:928-35. 2004
..Individual case reports describe successful treatment using the newer antibiotics, e.g. linezolid and quinupristin/dalfopristin, but results of clinical trials are awaited...
- The complete type of suprapatellar plica in a professional baseball pitcher: consideration of a cause of anterior knee pain
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
Arthroscopy 20:987-91. 2004
..We consider that the main cause of his anterior knee pain was cartilaginous damage on the patella and the trochlea, which might be accelerated by the existence of the suprapatellar plica that reduced the mobility of the patella...
- Perspectives on the use of gene therapy for chronic joint diseases
Steven C Ghivizzani
Gene Therapy Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville FL 32610, USA
Curr Gene Ther 8:273-86. 2008
..inhibitors, and intracellular signalling molecules that could be of great benefit in the treatment of chronic joint diseases, such as osteo- and rheumatoid arthritis...
- Synovitis and soft tissue impingement of the ankle: assessment with enhanced three-dimensional FSPGR MR imaging
Yong Min Huh
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Brain Korea 21 Project for Medical Science, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
J Magn Reson Imaging 19:108-16. 2004
- Bone and joint infections in the elderly: practical treatment guidelines
J T Mader
The Marine Biomedical Institute, Division of Marine Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 1115, USA
Drugs Aging 16:67-80. 2000
- Can long-term prophylaxis for severe haemophilia be stopped in adulthood? Results from Denmark and the Netherlands
K van Dijk
Van Creveldkliniek, UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Br J Haematol 130:107-12. 2005
..In conclusion one-third of young adults with severe haemophilia on a prophylactic regimen discontinued prophylaxis in early adulthood, while maintaining a low joint bleed frequency and similar arthropathy after 4 years...
- Blood-induced joint damage in hemophilia
Van Creveldkliniek and National Hemophilia Center, Division of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
Semin Thromb Hemost 29:37-42. 2003
..Thus, both processes occur in parallel, and although they influence each other they probably do not depend on each other. This concept resembles degenerative joint damage as found in osteoarthritis...
- Ultrasound of the shoulder
Medical Imaging Department, CHC, Liege, Belgium
JBR-BTR 90:325-37. 2007
..This article will review shoulder anatomy and examination technique and the different pathologies that can be assessed by ultrasound...
- Anterior femoro-acetabular impingement due to acetabular retroversion. Treatment with periacetabular osteotomy
K A Siebenrock
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Berne, Inselspital, Switzerland
J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:278-86. 2003
..This study was performed to evaluate whether symptomatic anterior femoro-acetabular impingement due to acetabular retroversion can be treated effectively with a periacetabular osteotomy...
- Soft-tissue and osseous impingement syndromes of the ankle: role of imaging in diagnosis and management
Department of Radiology, St James University Hospital, Beckett St, Leeds LS9 7TF, England
Radiographics 22:1457-69; discussion 1470-1. 2002
..CT and MR arthrographic techniques allow the most accurate assessment of the capsular recesses, albeit with important limitations in diagnosis of clinical impingement syndromes...
- Ultrasound evaluation of the shoulder
Department of Radiology, SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York 11203, USA
Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 11:117-25. 2007
..This article discusses ultrasound examination of the shoulder and highlights some of its utility. The focus is on normal shoulder anatomy and pathology involving the rotator cuff, biceps tendon, and other related miscellaneous conditions...
- MR imaging of cysts, ganglia, and bursae about the knee
Francesca D Beaman
Center Radiology, PC, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
Radiol Clin North Am 45:969-82, vi. 2007
..For the purpose of this article, the authors limit the scope of their discussion to benign cysts, ganglia, and bursae about the knee...
- Stem cell therapy for joint problems using the horse as a clinically relevant animal model
Thomas G Koch
University of Guelph, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada
Expert Opin Biol Ther 7:1621-6. 2007
..Equine stem cell and tissue engineering studies may be financially feasible to principal investigators and small biotechnology companies if the equine industry is successfully engaged in the research process...