Journal of Orthopaedic Research

The Journal of Orthopaedic Research (JOR) is the premier source for advanced orthopaedic research in the world today. Fully searchable, the JOR research articles on musculoskeletal subjects range from microbiology to engineering to clinical work, and the archive is searchable all the way back to 1983. Members may also submit research articles of interest to the JOR editors for consideration in future publications.

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Material loss from the head-stem taper junction of total hip arthroplasty (THA) is implicated in adverse reactions to metal debris (ARMD); the mechanisms for this are multi-factorial. We investigated the relationship between the roughness of the “as manufactured” taper surface and the wear rate f…
Author: Robert K. Whittaker, Harry S. Hothi, Antti Eskelinen, Gordon W. Blunn, John A. Skinner, Alister J. Hart
Posted: October 25, 2016, 5:55 am
There is an established discordance between the structural joint damage and clinical symptoms of knee osteoarthritis; however, there has been little investigation into the differences in joint level biomechanics and muscle activation patterns during gait between symptomatic and asymptomatic indiv…
Author: Janie L. Astephen Wilson, William D. Stanish, Cheryl L. Hubley-Kozey
Posted: October 24, 2016, 10:15 am
Squeaking in ceramic-on-ceramic (CoC) total hip arthroplasty (THA) was investigated with an acoustic monitoring device to distinguish between squeaking emanating from the trunnion morse taper (TMT) connection versus the articular surface. 82 patients with implant problems scheduled for revision w…
Author: Lloyd Roffe, Anthony J. FitzPatrick, Geoffrey W. Rodgers, Tim B. F. Woodfield, Gary J. Hooper
Posted: October 24, 2016, 5:35 am
Overweight is a risk factor for osteoarthritis on the knees. Subchondral trabecular bone (SCTB) densification has been shown to be associated with cartilage degeneration. This study analyzed the microarchitectural changes in the SCTB of tibial plateaus to validate the hypothesis that the degree o…
Author: Nicolas Reina, Etienne Cavaignac, Régis Pailhé, Aymeric Pailliser, Nicolas Bonnevialle, Pascal Swider, Jean-Michel Laffosse
Posted: October 24, 2016, 5:35 am
To date, many osteochondral regenerative approaches have utilized varied combinations of biocompatible materials and cells to engineer cartilage. Even in cell-based approaches, to date, no study has utilized stem cell aggregates alone for regenerating articular cartilage. Thus, the purpose of thi…
Author: BanuPriya Sridharan, Amy D. Laflin, Michael A. Holtz, Donna M. Pacicca, Nicholas K. Wischmeier, Michael S. Detamore
Posted: October 22, 2016, 7:50 pm
No data are available to describe six-degree-of-freedom (6-DOF) knee-joint kinematics for one complete cycle of overground walking subsequent to total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The aims of this study were firstly, to measure 6-DOF knee-joint kinematics and condylar motion for overground walking fo…
Author: Shanyuanye Guan, Hans A. Gray, Anthony G. Schache, Julian Feller, Richard de Steiger, Marcus G. Pandy
Posted: October 22, 2016, 7:50 pm
The safety of metallic spinal implants in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) performed using ultrahigh fields has not been established. Hence, we examined whether the displacement forces caused by a static magnetic field and the heating induced by radiofrequency radiation are substantial for spinal…
Author: Itsuko Tsukimura, Hideki Murakami, Makoto Sasaki, Hirooki Endo, Daisuke Yamabe, Ryosuke Oikawa, Minoru Doita
Posted: October 21, 2016, 9:45 pm
Increasing evidence supports the idea that bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) regulate cartilage maintenance in the adult skeleton. The aim of this study is to obtain insight into the regulation of BMP activities in the adult skeletal system. We analyzed expression of Noggin and Gremlin1, BMP ant…
Author: Xiaodan Yu, Hiroko Kawakami, Naoyuki Tahara, Merissa Olmer, Shinichi Hayashi, Ryutaro Akiyama, Anindya Bagchi, Martin Lotz, Yasuhiko Kawakami
Posted: October 21, 2016, 9:40 pm
The diagnosis of ankle osteoarthritis (OA) is increasing as a result of advancements in non-invasive imaging modalities such as magnetic resonance imaging, improved arthroscopic surgical technology and heightened awareness among clinicians. Unlike OA of the knee, primary or age-related ankle OA i…
Author: Michelle L. Delco, John G. Kennedy, Lawrence J. Bonassar, Lisa A. Fortier
Posted: October 20, 2016, 11:36 pm
This study utilized a computational biomechanical model and applied the least energy path principle to investigate two pathways for closed reduction of high grade infantile hip dislocation. The principle of least energy when applied to moving the femoral head from an initial to a final position c…
Author: Mohammed A. Zwawi, Faissal A. Moslehy, Christopher Rose, Victor Huayamave, Alain J. Kassab, Eduardo Divo, Brendan J. Jones, Charles T. Price
Posted: October 20, 2016, 11:36 pm
Tissue engineering constructs to treat intervertebral disc degeneration must adapt to the hypoxic and inflammatory degenerative disc microenvironment. The objective of this study was to determine the effects of two key design factors, cell type and cell configuration, on the regenerative potentia…
Author: Ann Ouyang, Alec E. Cerchiari, Xinyan Tang, Ellen Liebenberg, Tamara Alliston, Zev J. Gartner, Jeffrey C. Lotz
Posted: October 20, 2016, 5:30 am
Virtual stress testing (VST) provides a non-invasive estimate of the strength of a healing bone through a biomechanical analysis of a patient’s computed tomography (CT) scan. We asked whether VST could improve management of patients who had a tibia fracture treated with external fixation. In a re…
Author: Joseph L. Petfield, Garry T. Hayeck, David L. Kopperdahl, Leon J. Nesti, Tony M. Keaveny, Joseph R. Hsu,
Posted: October 18, 2016, 5:56 am
Identifying native femoral version from proximal femoral landmarks would be of benefit both for preoperative assessment as well as intraoperatively. To identify potential markers for femoral anteversion, an empirical framework was developed for orientation-independent analysis of the proximal fem…
Author: Chesley F. Durgin III, E. Meade Spratley, Jibanananda Satpathy, William A. Jiranek, Jennifer S. Wayne
Posted: October 18, 2016, 5:55 am
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury results in altered knee joint mechanics which frequently continue even after ACL reconstruction. The persistence of altered mechanical loading of the knee is of concern due to its likely role in the development of post-traumatic osteoarthritis (OA). Joint c…
Author: Elizabeth Wellsandt, Ashutosh Khandha, Kurt Manal, Michael J. Axe, Thomas S. Buchanan, Lynn Snyder-Mackler
Posted: October 17, 2016, 6:00 am
Full thickness rotator cuff tendon (RCT) tears have long-term effects on RC muscle atrophy and fatty infiltration, with lasting damage even after surgical tendon repair. Skeletal muscle progenitor cells (SMPs) are critical for muscle repair in response to injury, but the inability of RC muscles t…
Author: Kelsey A. Thomas, Michael C. Gibbons, John G. Lane, Anshuman Singh, Samuel R. Ward, Adam J. Engler
Posted: October 17, 2016, 4:22 am