Alfred J Tria, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, the Orthopaedic Center of New Jersey, Somerset, NJ 08873, United States
Alfred J Tria, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ 08873, United States
Giles R Scuderi, Orthopedic Service Line, Northshore LIJ Health System, New York, NY 10065, United States
Giles R Scuderi, Adult Knee Reconstruction, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10065, United States
Author contributions: Tria AJ and Scuderi GR designed this research, performed the research and wrote the paper.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Dr. Tria receives royalties from Smith and Nephew Orthopaedics. He is a consultant for Smith and Nephew, Pacira, and Medtronic. He is an Editor for Elsevier. Dr. Scuderi receives royalties from Zimmer Orthopaedics. He is a consultant for Pacira and receives research support. He is a speaker for Convatec and Medtronic. He is an Editor for Elsevier.
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Correspondence to: Alfred J Tria, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, the Orthopaedic Center of New Jersey, 1527 State Highway 27, Suite 1300, Somerset, NJ 08873, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: March 2, 2015
Peer-review started: March 2, 2015
First decision: May 13, 2015
Revised: June 3, 2015
Accepted: August 30, 2015
Article in press: August 31, 2015
Published online: November 18, 2015