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Arthroscopic treatment options for irreparable rotator cuff tears of the shoulder 
Cameron M Anley, Samuel KL Chan, Martyn Snow 
World J Orthop 5(5):557-565. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.557
Utility of arthroscopic guided synovial biopsy in understanding synovial tissue pathology in health and disease states 
Mihir D Wechalekar, Malcolm D Smith 
World J Orthop 5(5):566-573. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.566
Power Doppler ultrasonographic assessment of the ankle in patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases 
Takeshi Suzuki 
World J Orthop 5(5):574-584. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.574
Worldwide spread of the Ponseti method for clubfoot 
Lior Shabtai, Stacy C Specht, John E Herzenberg 
World J Orthop 5(5):585-590. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.585
Survival outcomes of cemented compared to uncemented stems in primary total hip replacement 
Michael Wyatt, Gary Hooper, Christopher Frampton, Alastair Rothwell 
World J Orthop 5(5):591-596. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.591
Degenerative meniscus: Pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment options 
Richard Howell, Neil S Kumar, Nimit Patel, James Tom 
World J Orthop 5(5):597-602. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.597
Flap reconstruction of the knee: A review of current concepts and a proposed algorithm 
Andreas Gravvanis, Antonios Kyriakopoulos, Konstantinos Kateros, Dimosthenis Tsoutsos 
World J Orthop 5(5):603-613. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.603
Management bone loss of the proximal femur in revision hip arthroplasty: Update on reconstructive options 
Vasileios I Sakellariou, George C Babis 
World J Orthop 5(5):614-622. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.614
Functional outcomes assessment in shoulder surgery 
James D Wylie, James T Beckmann, Erin Granger, Robert Z Tashjian 
World J Orthop 5(5):623-633. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.623
Eccentric training as a new approach for rotator cuff tendinopathy: Review and perspectives 
Paula R Camargo, Francisco Alburquerque-Sendín, Tania F Salvini 
World J Orthop 5(5):634-644. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.634
Thromboembolic disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis undergoing joint arthroplasty: Update on prophylaxes 
Antonella Mameli, Francesco Marongiu 
World J Orthop 5(5):645-652. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.645
Inhibition of rheumatoid arthritis by blocking connective tissue growth factor 
Kazuhisa Nozawa, Maki Fujishiro, Yoshinari Takasaki, Iwao Sekigawa 
World J Orthop 5(5):653-659. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.653
Review
Metallic debris from metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty regulates periprosthetic tissues 
Christoph H Lohmann, Gurpal Singh, Hans-Georg Willert, Gottfried H Buchhorn 
World J Orthop 5(5):660-666. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.660
Treatment of acute periprosthetic infections with prosthesis retention: Review of current concepts 
Jesse WP Kuiper, Robin Tjeenk Willink, Dirk Jan F Moojen, Michel PJ van den Bekerom, Sascha Colen 
World J Orthop 5(5):667-676. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.667
Treatment for cartilage injuries of the knee with a new treatment algorithm 
Ahmet Özmeriç, Kadir Bahadır Alemdaroğlu, Nevres Hürriyet Aydoğan 
World J Orthop 5(5):677-684. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.677
Minireviews
Management of proximal humerus fractures in adults 
Leonidas Vachtsevanos, Lydia Hayden, Aravind S Desai, Asterios Dramis 
World J Orthop 5(5):685-693. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.685
Vanishing bone disease (Gorham-Stout syndrome): A review of a rare entity 
Vasileios S Nikolaou, Dimitrios Chytas, Demitrios Korres, Nicolas Efstathopoulos 
World J Orthop 5(5):694-698. Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.694