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January-December 2019| Vol 9| Issue 1

Original Article

Bone marrow stimulation plus bone marrow aspirate concentrate versus bone marrow stimulation alone in the treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus: A prospective study

Background: Bone marrow stimulation (BMS) has proven to be the standard treatment for small osteochondral lesions of the talus (OLTs). It has been theorized that bone marrow aspirate concentr...


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An analysis of musculoskeletal variables, comparative to team norms, leading to an anterior cruciate ligament rupture in a female soccer player

Aim: The identification of sport- and gender-specific, prospective, and modifiable risk factors contributing to noncontact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is limited. This lack of inf...


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Anterior versus posterior lumbar interbody fusion: Does cage geometry matter more than surgical approach?

Background: For patients undergoing lumbar fusion, a variety of interbody arthrodesis techniques and devices exist, but few studies have evaluated the effect of cage geometry on radiographic ...


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Achilles rupture and return to sport in professional athletes

Context: Despite Achilles rupture posing a potentially career-threatening injury to professional athletes, limited sports medicine research has been conducted to investigate how to improve th...


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Institutional delay in wound coverage increases postoperative complications in patients with traumatic open fractures

Background: Open fractures often require additional procedures for timely definitive soft-tissue coverage. Delayed coverage is associated with poor outcomes. Thus, we sought to (1) define the...


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ISSN - Print: 2231-5055, Online: 2231-5136

Duke Orthopedic Journal, a publication of Duke Orthopaedic Journal, LLC, is a peer-reviewed online Annual journal.

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