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Cutting edge topics and advances in orthopaedic research

Edward Schwarz and Jay Lieberman

  1. Review

    Biologic adjuvants for fracture healing

    Bone tissue has an exceptional quality to regenerate to native tissue in response to injury. However, the fracture repair process requires mechanical stability or a viable biological microenvironment or both t...

    Mandeep S Virk and Jay R Lieberman

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:225

    Published on: 30 November 2012

  2. Review

    Platelet-rich plasma therapy - future or trend?

    Chronic complex musculoskeletal injuries that are slow to heal pose challenges to physicians and researchers alike. Orthobiologics is a relatively newer science that involves application of naturally found mat...

    Robinder S Dhillon, Edward M Schwarz and Michael D Maloney

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:219

    Published on: 8 August 2012

  3. Review

    Recent advances in shoulder research

    Shoulder pathology is a growing concern for the aging population, athletes, and laborers. Shoulder osteoarthritis and rotator cuff disease represent the two most common disorders of the shoulder leading to pai...

    Megan L Killian, Leonardo Cavinatto, Leesa M Galatz and Stavros Thomopoulos

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:214

    Published on: 15 June 2012

  4. Review

    Early diagnosis to enable early treatment of pre-osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis is a prevalent and disabling disease affecting an increasingly large swathe of the world population. While clinical osteoarthritis is a late-stage condition for which disease-modifying opportuni...

    Constance R Chu, Ashley A Williams, Christian H Coyle and Megan E Bowers

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:212

    Published on: 7 June 2012