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Therapeutic Advances
Tips to avoid nerve injury in elbow arthroscopy 
Nick F J Hilgersom, Luke S Oh, Mark Flipsen, Denise Eygendaal, Michel P J van den Bekerom 
World J Orthop 8(2):99-106. Published online Feb 18, 2017. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v8.i2.99
Minireviews
Total knee arthroplasty and fractures of the tibial plateau 
Kenneth A Softness, Ryan S Murray, Brian G Evans 
World J Orthop 8(2):107-114. Published online Feb 18, 2017. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v8.i2.107
Failed medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction: Causes and surgical strategies 
Vicente Sanchis-Alfonso, Erik Montesinos-Berry, Cristina Ramirez-Fuentes, Joan Leal-Blanquet, Pablo E Gelber, Joan Carles Monllau 
World J Orthop 8(2):115-129. Published online Feb 18, 2017. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v8.i2.115
Basic Study
Evaluation of a chitosan-polyethylene glycol paste as a local antibiotic delivery device 
Cheyenne S Rhodes, Christopher M Alexander, Joel M Berretta, Harry S Courtney, Karen E Beenken, Mark S Smeltzer, Joel D Bumgardner, Warren O Haggard, J Amber Jennings 
World J Orthop 8(2):130-141. Published online Feb 18, 2017. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v8.i2.130
Neuromuscular trunk activation patterns in back pain patients during one-handed lifting 
Juliane Mueller, Tilman Engel, Stephan Kopinski, Frank Mayer, Steffen Mueller 
World J Orthop 8(2):142-148. Published online Feb 18, 2017. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v8.i2.142
Case Control Study
Interleukin-6 and ratio of plasma interleukin-6/interleukin-10 as risk factors of symptomatic lumbar osteoarthritis 
I Ketut Suyasa, I Ketut Siki Kawiyana, I Made Bakta, I Gde Raka Widiana 
World J Orthop 8(2):149-155. Published online Feb 18, 2017. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v8.i2.149
Retrospective Study
Titanium elastic nailing in diaphyseal femoral fractures of children below six years of age 
Fabrizio Donati, Giuseppe Mazzitelli, Marco Lillo, Amerigo Menghi, Carla Conti, Antonio Valassina, Emanuele Marzetti, Giulio Maccauro 
World J Orthop 8(2):156-162. Published online Feb 18, 2017. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v8.i2.156
Clinical Trials Study
Comparative clinical study of ultrasound-guided A1 pulley release vs open surgical intervention in the treatment of trigger finger 
Vasileios S Nikolaou, Michael-Alexander Malahias, Maria-Kyriaki Kaseta, Ioannis Sourlas, George C Babis 
World J Orthop 8(2):163-169. Published online Feb 18, 2017. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v8.i2.163
Observational Study
Lower limb intracast pressures generated by different types of immobilisation casts 
Salma Chaudhury, Alexandra Hazlerigg, Anuhya Vusirikala, Joseph Nguyen, Stuart Matthews 
World J Orthop 8(2):170-177. Published online Feb 18, 2017. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v8.i2.170
Evidence-Based Medicine
Internet and social media usage of orthopaedic patients: A questionnaire-based survey 
Tahir Mutlu Duymus, Hilmi Karadeniz, Mehmet Akif Çaçan, Baran Kömür, Abdullah Demirtaş, Sinan Zehir, İbrahim Azboy 
World J Orthop 8(2):178-186. Published online Feb 18, 2017. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v8.i2.178
Meta-Analysis
Total hip replacement: A meta-analysis to evaluate survival of cemented, cementless and hybrid implants 
Phedy Phedy, H Dilogo Ismail, Charles Hoo, Yoshi P Djaja 
World J Orthop 8(2):192-207. Published online Feb 18, 2017. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v8.i2.192
Case Report
Novel technique for a symptomatic subscapularis herniation through a scapular defect 
Luis Grau, Kevin Chen, Ali A Alhandi, Benjamin Goldberg 
World J Orthop 8(2):208-211. Published online Feb 18, 2017. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v8.i2.208