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Editorial
Fractures in sport: Optimising their management and outcome 
Greg AJ Robertson, Alexander M Wood 
World J Orthop 6(11):850-863. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.850
Role of decision aids in orthopaedic surgery 
Isha A ten Have, Michel PJ van den Bekerom, Derek FP van Deurzen, Michel GJS Hageman 
World J Orthop 6(11):864-866. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.864
Coronal shear fractures of distal humerus: Diagnostic and treatment protocols 
Ajay Pal Singh, Arun Pal Singh 
World J Orthop 6(11):867-876. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.867
Review
Use of antibiotic-loaded cement in total knee arthroplasty 
Pedro Hinarejos, Pau Guirro, Lluis Puig-Verdie, Raul Torres-Claramunt, Joan Leal-Blanquet, Juan Sanchez-Soler, Joan Carles Monllau 
World J Orthop 6(11):877-885. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.877
Developmental dysplasia of the hip: What has changed in the last 20 years? 
Pavel Kotlarsky, Reuben Haber, Victor Bialik, Mark Eidelman 
World J Orthop 6(11):886-901. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.886
Rotator cuff tears: An evidence based approach 
Senthil Nathan Sambandam, Vishesh Khanna, Arif Gul, Varatharaj Mounasamy 
World J Orthop 6(11):902-918. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.902
Minireviews
Current concepts in total femoral replacement 
Deepak Ramanathan, Marcelo BP Siqueira, Alison K Klika, Carlos A Higuera, Wael K Barsoum, Michael J Joyce 
World J Orthop 6(11):919-926. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.919
Posterior shoulder instability in the athletic population: Variations in assessment, clinical outcomes, and return to sport 
Jeffrey M DeLong, James P Bradley 
World J Orthop 6(11):927-934. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.927
Serial elongation-derotation-flexion casting for children with early-onset scoliosis 
Federico Canavese, Antoine Samba, Alain Dimeglio, Mounira Mansour, Marie Rousset 
World J Orthop 6(11):935-943. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.935
Diagnosing, planning and evaluating osteochondral ankle defects with imaging modalities 
Christiaan JA van Bergen, Rogier M Gerards, Kim TM Opdam, Maaike P Terra, Gino MMJ Kerkhoffs 
World J Orthop 6(11):944-953. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.944
Current concepts in the management of radial head fractures 
Izaäk F Kodde, Laurens Kaas, Mark Flipsen, Michel PJ van den Bekerom, Denise Eygendaal 
World J Orthop 6(11):954-960. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.954
Basic Study
Platelet-rich plasma increases transforming growth factor-beta1 expression at graft-host interface following autologous osteochondral transplantation in a rabbit model 
Lorraine A Boakye, Keir A Ross, John M Pinski, Niall A Smyth, Amgad M Haleem, Charles P Hannon, Lisa A Fortier, John G Kennedy 
World J Orthop 6(11):961-969. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.961
Case Control Study
Effect of early surgery in high surgical risk geriatric patients with femoral neck fracture and taking antiplatelet agents 
Paphon Sa-ngasoongsong, Noratep Kulachote, Norachart Sirisreetreerux, Pongsthorn Chanplakorn, Sukij Laohajaroensombat, Nithiwut Pinsiranon, Patarawan Woratanarat, Viroj Kawinwonggowit, Chanyut Suphachatwong, Wiwat Wajanavisit 
World J Orthop 6(11):970-976. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.970
Retrospective Cohort Study
Cost benefit analysis of the use of tranexamic acid in primary lower limb arthroplasty: A retrospective cohort study 
Niall P McGoldrick, Eabhann M O’Connor, Nikos Davarinos, Rose Galvin, John F Quinlan 
World J Orthop 6(11):977-982. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.977
Observational Study
Postural spinal balance defined by net intersegmental moments: Results of a biomechanical approach and experimental errors measurement 
Benjamin Blondel, Elke Viehweger, Bertrand Moal, Patrick Tropiano, Jean-Luc Jouve, Virginie Lafage, Raphael Dumas, Stéphane Fuentes, Gérard Bollini, Vincent Pomero 
World J Orthop 6(11):983-990. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.983
Prospective Study
Effect of body mass index on functional outcomes following arthroplasty procedures 
Gokhan Polat, Hasan Huseyin Ceylan, Safak Sayar, Fatih Kucukdurmaz, Mehmet Erdil, Ibrahim Tuncay 
World J Orthop 6(11):991-995. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.991
Systematic Reviews
Perioperative outcomes in minimally invasive lumbar spine surgery: A systematic review 
Branko Skovrlj, Patrick Belton, Hekmat Zarzour, Sheeraz A Qureshi 
World J Orthop 6(11):996-1005. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.996
Use of chondral fragments for one stage cartilage repair: A systematic review 
Davide Edoardo Bonasia, Antongiulio Marmotti, Federica Rosso, Gianluca Collo, Roberto Rossi 
World J Orthop 6(11):1006-1011. Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.1006