Bone & Joint Journal

(The TQCC of Bone & Joint Journal is 12. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
The EBJIS definition of periprosthetic joint infection287
Coronal Plane Alignment of the Knee (CPAK) classification163
The effects of COVID-19 on perioperative morbidity and mortality in patients with hip fractures141
IMPACT-Scot report on COVID-19 and hip fractures110
The number of patients “worse than death” while waiting for a hip or knee arthroplasty has nearly doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic86
2020 Mark Coventry Award: Microorganism-directed oral antibiotics reduce the rate of failure due to further infection after two-stage revision hip or knee arthroplasty for chronic infection: a multice68
2021 Otto Aufranc Award: A simple Hip-Spine Classification for total hip arthroplasty64
IMPACT-Restart: the influence of COVID-19 on postoperative mortality and risk factors associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection after orthopaedic and trauma surgery63
Safety and efficacy of anterior vertebral body tethering in the treatment of idiopathic scoliosis63
A prospective randomized controlled trial comparing the systemic inflammatory response in conventional jig-based total knee arthroplasty versus robotic-arm assisted total knee arthroplasty59
Robotic-assisted total knee arthroplasty improves accuracy and precision compared to conventional techniques57
Reinstating elective orthopaedic surgery in the age of COVID-1957
Functional alignment achieves soft-tissue balance in total knee arthroplasty as measured with quantitative sensor-guided technology56
2020 Frank Stinchfield Award: Identifying who will fail following irrigation and debridement for prosthetic joint infection55
Robotic arm-assisted versus manual total hip arthroplasty55
Management of osteonecrosis of the femoral head53
The management of emergency spinal surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy51
Migration of a novel 3D-printed cementless versus a cemented total knee arthroplasty: two-year results of a randomized controlled trial using radiostereometric analysis48
Excellent two-year survivorship of 3D-printed metaphyseal cones in revision total knee arthroplasty47
One-stage revision is as effective as two-stage revision for chronic culture-negative periprosthetic joint infection after total hip and knee arthroplasty46
Patient-related risk factors associated with less favourable outcomes following hip arthroscopy46
The influence of duration of infection on outcome of debridement and implant retention in fracture-related infection45
Time to reconsider the routine use of tourniquets in total knee arthroplasty surgery44
Current actual success rate of the two-stage exchange arthroplasty strategy in chronic hip and knee periprosthetic joint infection44
2020 Otto Aufranc Award: Malseating of modular dual mobility liners43
Meaningful values in the Forgotten Joint Score after total knee arthroplasty43
Trends in the use of dual mobility bearings in hip arthroplasty42
Incremental inputs improve the automated detection of implant loosening using machine-learning algorithms41
Factors influencing periprosthetic femoral fracture risk41
The induced membrane technique for the management of long bone defects40
The lifetime risk of revision following total hip arthroplasty40
Cast immobilization is non-inferior to volar locking plates in relation to QuickDASH after one year in patients aged 65 years and older: a randomized controlled trial of displaced distal radius fractu40
The theoretical mortality risk of an asymptomatic patient with a negative SARS-CoV-2 test developing COVID-19 following elective orthopaedic surgery39
2021 Mark Coventry Award: Use of a smartphone-based care platform after primary partial and total knee arthroplasty: a prospective randomized controlled trial38
Management of hamstring injuries: current concepts review37
Deep gluteal syndrome as a cause of posterior hip pain and sciatica-like pain37
Single dose of tranexamic acid effectively reduces blood loss and transfusion rates in elderly patients undergoing surgery for hip fracture: a randomized controlled trial37
Next-generation sequencing not superior to culture in periprosthetic joint infection diagnosis36
Outcomes of total hip arthroplasty using dual mobility components in patients with a femoral neck fracture35
Robotic arm-assisted versus conventional medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: five-year clinical outcomes of a randomized controlled trial33
Posterior malleolar ankle fractures33
High mortality following revision hip arthroplasty for periprosthetic femoral fracture33
Developing a personalized outcome prediction tool for knee arthroplasty33
The antimicrobial activity and biocompatibility of a controlled gentamicin-releasing single-layer sol-gel coating on hydroxyapatite-coated titanium32
Is there increased value in robotic arm-assisted total hip arthroplasty?31
Complications in the treatment of prosthetic joint infection31
Top ten research priorities for problematic knee arthroplasty31
Mortality after a proximal humeral fracture31
Bacteriophage therapy for bone and joint infections30
Social determinants of health in total knee arthroplasty30
Limited diagnostic value of serum inflammatory biomarkers in the diagnosis of fracture-related infections30
2020 John Charnley Award: The antimicrobial potential of bacteriophage-derived lysin in a murine debridement, antibiotics, and implant retention model of prosthetic joint infection30
Estimating incidence rates of periprosthetic joint infection after hip and knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis using linked registry and administrative health data30
Clinical application of artificial intelligence-assisted diagnosis using anteroposterior pelvic radiographs in children with developmental dysplasia of the hip29
The influence of expectation modification in knee arthroplasty on satisfaction of patients: a randomized controlled trial29
Assessment of malreduction standards for the syndesmosis in bilateral CT scans of uninjured ankles29
Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty29
Blood and synovial fluid calprotectin as biomarkers to diagnose chronic hip and knee periprosthetic joint infections29
Robotic arm-assisted bi-unicompartmental knee arthroplasty maintains natural knee joint anatomy compared with total knee arthroplasty: a prospective randomized controlled trial29
Operative repair of acute Achilles tendon rupture does not give superior patient-reported outcomes to nonoperative management28
Effect of scapular notching on clinical outcomes after reverse total shoulder arthroplasty28
The use of patient-reported outcome measures to guide referral for hip and knee arthroplasty28
The association between surgical fixation of hip fractures within 24 hours and mortality28
Outcomes of a technique combining diaphyseal impaction grafting and metaphyseal cones for severe bone loss in revision total knee arthroplasty27
2021 Chitranjan S. Ranawat Award: Intraosseous vancomycin reduces periprosthetic joint infection in primary total knee arthroplasty at 90-day follow-up27
2020 John N. Insall Award: Removal of total knee arthroplasty from the inpatient-only list adversely affects bundled payment programmes26
Is the use of antibiotic-loaded bone cement associated with a lower risk of revision after primary total hip arthroplasty?26
Obesity and hypoalbuminaemia are independent risk factors for readmission and reoperation following primary total knee arthroplasty26
Trajectories of pain and function in the first five years after total hip and knee arthroplasty26
Factors associated with delirium and cognitive decline following hip fracture surgery25
Modifiable risk factors for mortality in revision total hip arthroplasty for periprosthetic fracture25
Outcomes of single- and two-stage revision total knee arthroplasty for chronic periprosthetic joint infection25
Vitamin E-doped total hip arthroplasty liners show similar head penetration to highly cross-linked polyethylene at five years: a multi-arm randomized controlled trial25
The effect of hospital case volume on re-revision following revision total knee arthroplasty25
Direct anterior approach has short-term functional benefit and higher resource requirements compared with the posterior approach in primary total hip arthroplasty25
2020 Chitranjan S. Ranawat Award: Perioperative essential amino acid supplementation suppresses rectus femoris muscle atrophy and accelerates early functional recovery following total knee arthroplast25
Intramedullary nail versus sliding hip screw for stable and unstable trochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures25
Current management strategies for osteochondral lesions of the talus25
The use of tobacco is a modifiable risk factor for poor outcomes and readmissions after shoulder arthroplasty24
The 30-day survival and recovery after hip fracture by timing of mobilization and dementia24
A prospective double-blind randomized trial on ultrasound-guided versus blind intra-articular corticosteroid injections for primary frozen shoulder24
Effect of age on outcome and revision in total ankle arthroplasty24
The role of Denosumab in joint preservation for patients with giant cell tumour of bone24
Data for registry and quality review can be retrospectively collected using natural language processing from unstructured charts of arthroplasty patients24
Preoperative spinopelvic hypermobility resolves following total hip arthroplasty24
Oxford domed lateral unicompartmental knee arthroplasty24
Total elbow arthroplasty in patients with rheumatoid arthritis23
Total hip arthroplasty using highly cross-linked polyethylene in patients aged 50 years and younger23
The effect of antibiotic-loaded bone cement on risk of revision following hip and knee arthroplasty23
Effect of oral anticoagulant use on surgical delay and mortality in hip fracture23
The role of silver coating for arthroplasty components23
Vancouver B periprosthetic fractures involving the Exeter cemented stem23
Glenoid erosion is a risk factor for recurrent instability after Hill-Sachs remplissage23
A randomized controlled trial comparing tibial migration of the ATTUNE cemented cruciate-retaining knee prosthesis with the PFC-sigma design23
Excellent mid-term follow-up for a new 3D-printed cementless total knee arthroplasty23
Perioperative complications of total en bloc spondylectomy for spinal tumours23
Uncemented tantalum metal components versus cemented tibial components in total knee arthroplasty: 11- to 15-year outcomes of a single-blinded randomized controlled trial23
Mid- to long-term results of single-stage surgery for patients with chronic osteomyelitis using a bioabsorbable gentamicin-loaded ceramic carrier23
Fretting and corrosion of metal liners from modular dual mobility constructs22
Osteoarticular infection in children22
Robotic arm-assisted versus manual unicompartmental knee arthroplasty22
Developing a minimum common dataset for hip fracture audit to help countries set up national audits that can support international comparisons22
B2 or not B2? That is the question: a review of periprosthetic fractures around cemented taper-slip femoral components22
COVID-19 and orthopaedic and trauma surgery22
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis22
Intra-articular corticosteroid injections increase the risk of requiring knee arthroplasty22
When and where do patients with bone metastases actually break their femurs?21
The outcomes of Perthes’ disease21
Predicting postoperative complications in patients undergoing lumbar spinal fusion by using the modified five-item frailty index and nutritional status21
Results of a randomized controlled trial with five-year radiostereometric analysis results of vitamin E-infused highly crosslinked versus moderately crosslinked polyethylene in reverse total hip arthr21
Early outcomes of primary total hip arthroplasty with use of a smartphone-based care platform: a prospective randomized controlled trial21
Distal femoral morphological dysplasia is correlated with increased femoral torsion in patients with trochlear dysplasia and patellar instability21
IMPACT-Scot 2 report on COVID-19 in hip fracture patients21
Two-year RSA migration results of symmetrical and asymmetrical tibial components in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial21
Saline lavage after a “dry tap”21
Can we predict outcome after treatment of long bone osteomyelitis?21
Preoperative cut-off values for body mass index deny patients clinically significant improvements in patient-reported outcomes after total hip arthroplasty21
Early patient-reported outcomes from primary hip and knee arthroplasty have improved over the past seven years21
Functional outcome of routine versus on-demand removal of the syndesmotic screw: a multicentre randomized controlled trial20
Capsular resection versus capsular repair in direct anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial20
Debridement, antibiotics, and implant retention after revision arthroplasty20
Outcomes following operatively managed acetabular fractures in patients aged 60 years and older20
Artificial intelligence for image analysis in total hip and total knee arthroplasty20
Single- versus double-incision technique for the treatment of distal biceps tendon rupture20
Long-term survival and failure analysis of anatomical stemmed and stemless shoulder arthroplasties20
Patient satisfaction following total knee arthroplasty using restricted kinematic alignment20
Synovial fluid α defensin has comparable accuracy to synovial fluid white blood cell count and polymorphonuclear percentage for periprosthetic joint infection diagnosis20
Early experience and patient-reported outcomes of 503 INFINITY total ankle arthroplasties20
The lifetime risk of revision following total knee arthroplasty20
The surgical repair of proximal hamstring avulsions20
Tibial shape and size predicts the risk of tibial plateau fracture after cementless unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in Japanese patients19
What is the role of cemented fixation in total knee arthroplasty? The two-year results of a randomized RSA controlled trial19
Compensation for standing posture by whole-body sagittal alignment in relation to health-related quality of life19
Limb-salvage reconstruction following resection of pelvic bone sarcomas involving the acetabulum19
Improved sizing with image-based robotic-assisted system compared to image-free and conventional techniques in medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty19
Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty undertaken using a fast-track protocol19
High-volume revision surgeons have better outcomes following revision total knee arthroplasty19
The routine use of synovial alpha-defensin is not necessary19
Impact of chemotherapy-induced necrosis on event-free and overall survival after preoperative MAP chemotherapy in patients with primary high-grade localized osteosarcoma19
A cost-effectiveness assessment of dual-mobility bearings in revision hip arthroplasty19
Early results from a single centre’s experience with the STRYDE nail19
Total ankle arthroplasty18
The effectiveness of leucocyte-poor platelet-rich plasma injections on symptomatic early osteoarthritis of the knee: the PEAK randomized controlled trial18
Modern total hip arthroplasty: peak of perfection or room for improvement?18
Patellar resurfacing during primary total knee replacement is associated with a lower risk of revision surgery18
The lifetime revision risk of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty18
Patterns of cartilage loss and anterior cruciate ligament status in end-stage osteoarthritis of the knee18
Reflecting on and managing the emotional impact of prosthetic joint infections on orthopaedic surgeons—a qualitative study18
Effectiveness and safety of cemented and uncemented hemiarthroplasty in the treatment of intracapsular hip fractures18
Artificial neural network prediction of same-day discharge following primary total knee arthroplasty based on preoperative and intraoperative variables18
Treatment of femoral fractures in children aged two to six18
Dual mobility total hip arthroplasty in the treatment of femoral neck fractures18
Differences in mortality and complication rates following revision knee arthroplasty performed for urgent versus elective indications17
Evolution of concentricity after closed reduction in developmental dysplasia of the hip17
Management and outcomes of femoral periprosthetic fractures at the hip17
Open reduction and internal fixation versus nonoperative treatment for closed, displaced, intra-articular fractures of the calcaneus: long-term follow-up from the HeFT randomized controlled trial17
Unexpected low-grade infections in revision hip arthroplasty for aseptic loosening17
Reliability and validity of the Wrightington classification of elbow fracture-dislocation17
Improving the regenerative microenvironment during tendon healing by using nanostructured fibrin/agarose-based hydrogels in a rat Achilles tendon injury model17
3D-printed titanium metaphyseal cones in revision total knee arthroplasty with cemented and cementless stems17
Optimizing indications of impacting bone allograft transplantation in osteonecrosis of the femoral head17
The preoperative Oxford Knee Score is an independent predictor of achieving a postoperative ceiling score after total knee arthroplasty17
Periprosthetic joint infection: what next?17
Interpretation and reporting of predictive or diagnostic machine-learning research in Trauma & Orthopaedics17
Epidemiology and characteristics of femoral periprosthetic fractures16
Early outcomes after robotic arm-assisted bi-unicompartmental knee arthroplasty compared with total knee arthroplasty: a prospective, randomized controlled trial16
Dislocation rates following total hip arthroplasty via the direct anterior approach in a consecutive, non-selective cohort16
A prospective study of the role of bladder scanning and post-void residual volume measurement in improving diagnostic accuracy of cauda equina syndrome16
Additional distal femoral resection increases mid-flexion coronal laxity in posterior-stabilized total knee arthroplasty with flexion contracture16
Can a robot help a surgeon to predict a good total knee arthroplasty?16
Significant deterioration in quality of life and increased frailty in patients waiting more than six months for total hip or knee arthroplasty16
Is frozen tumour-bearing autograft with concurrent vascularized fibula an alternative to the Capanna technique for the intercalary reconstruction after resection of osteosarcoma in the lower limb?16
Surgeon proficiency in robot-assisted spine surgery16
What constitutes a clinically important change in Mayo Elbow Performance Index and range of movement after open elbow arthrolysis?16
Early to medium-term outcomes of uncemented ceramic-bearing total hip arthroplasty in teenagers for paediatric hip conditions16
Mechanical failure of 113 uncemented modular revision femoral components16
Prevalence of combined abnormalities of tibial and femoral torsion in patients with symptomatic hip dysplasia and femoroacetabular impingement16
The Orthopaedic Trauma Society classification of open fractures16
Impact of comorbidities on the safety and effectiveness of hip and knee arthroplasty surgery16
Impact of preoperative echocardiography on surgical delays and outcomes among adults with hip fracture16
Chronic pain with neuropathic characteristics after surgery for major trauma to the lower limb: prevalence, predictors, and association with pain severity, disability, and quality of life in the UK WH16
Changes and thresholds in the Forgotten Joint Score after total hip arthroplasty16
Risk factors for manipulation under anaesthesia after total knee arthroplasty16
Management of low periprosthetic distal femoral fractures16
Multimodal prophylaxis in patients with a history of venous thromboembolism undergoing primary elective hip arthroplasty16
Long-term outcome of iliosacral resection without reconstruction for primary bone tumours15
Infographic: The EBJIS definition of periprosthetic joint infection15
Changes in opioid discharge prescriptions after primary total hip and total knee arthroplasty affect opioid refill rates and morphine milligram equivalents15
Similar 90-day outcomes among inpatient and outpatient arthroplasties15
The diagnostic and prognostic value of artificial intelligence and artificial neural networks in spinal surgery15
Treatment of displaced intracapsular fractures of the femoral neck with total hip arthroplasty or hemiarthroplasty15
Clinical implications of lumbar developmental spinal stenosis on back pain, radicular leg pain, and disability15
Unexpected high rate of revision of a modern cemented fixed bearing modular posterior-stabilized knee arthroplasty15
Two-stage reconstruction of infected Charcot foot using internal fixation15
A multicentre comparative analysis of fixation versus revision surgery for periprosthetic femoral fractures following total hip arthroplasty with a cemented polished taper-slip femoral component15
Retrospective evaluation of outcomes of bone peg fixation for osteochondral lesion of the talus15
Does performance-based remuneration improve outcomes in the treatment of hip fracture?15
Development of antibiotic resistance in periprosthetic joint infection after total knee arthroplasty15
Fractures of the proximal- and middle-thirds of the humeral shaft should be considered as fragility fractures15
Systematic investigation of metallosis associated with magnetically controlled growing rod implantation for early-onset scoliosis15
Development of the CORE-Kids core set of outcome domains for studies of childhood limb fractures15
Is foot deformity associated with developmental dysplasia of the hip?15
The effect of femoral stem collar on implant migration and clinical outcomes following direct anterior approach total hip arthroplasty15
Is there a problem with modular dual mobility acetabular components in revision total hip arthroplasty at mid-term follow-up?15
Venous thromboembolism in orthopaedic oncology15
Patient-acceptable symptom state for reporting outcomes following unicompartmental knee arthroplasty15
Surgical and technological advances in the management of upper limb amputees15
Prospective cohort study of surgical outcome for spinal metastases in patients aged 70 years or older15
Management of osteoarthritis at the base of the thumb15
The use of patient-reported outcome measures to guide referral for hip and knee arthroplasty14
Effect on health-related quality of life of the X-Bolt dynamic plating system versus the sliding hip screw for the fixation of trochanteric fractures of the hip in adults: the WHiTE Four randomized cl14
Influence of team composition on turnover and efficiency of total hip and knee arthroplasty14
In vitro effects of macrophages on orthopaedic implant alloys and local release of metallic alloy components14
Curve type, flexibility, correction, and rotation are predictors of curve progression in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis undergoing conservative treatment14
The prevalence and impact of gender bias and sexual discrimination in orthopaedics, and mitigating strategies14
What’s all the chatter about?14
Poor nutritional status correlates with mortality and worse postoperative outcomes in patients with femoral neck fractures14
The management of developmental dysplasia of the hip in children aged under three months14
Long-term mortality rates and associated risk factors following primary and revision knee arthroplasty14
The association between cannabis use disorder and the outcome following primary total hip arthroplasty14
The association between socioeconomic status and the 30- and 90-day risk of infection after total hip arthroplasty14
Long-term core outcomes in cauda equina syndrome14
A lower threshold for revision of aseptic unicompartmental vs total knee arthroplasty14
Distension arthrogram in the treatment of adhesive capsulitis has a low rate of repeat intervention14
Health-related quality of life after paediatric supracondylar humeral fractures14
Two-stage arthrodesis for complex, failed, infected total knee arthroplasty14
Effect of postural changes on in vivo pelvic tilt and functional component anteversion in total hip arthroplasty patients with lumbar disc degenerations14
The rate of COVID-19 and associated mortality after elective hip and knee arthroplasty prior to cessation of elective services in UK14
Are surgeons still performing primary total knee arthroplasty in the morbidly obese?14
Radiographs of 366 removed limb-lengthening nails reveal differences in bone abnormalities between different nail types14
Alignment of the hindfoot in total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review of clinical and radiological outcomes14
Predicting spondylolisthesis correction with prone traction radiographs14
The language of knee alignment14
Efficacy of common antiseptic solutions against clinically relevant microorganisms in biofilm13
Decompression alone or decompression with fusion for lumbar spinal stenosis: a randomized clinical trial with two-year MRI follow-up13
Temporal trends in comorbidity in adult elective hip and knee arthroplasty patients in England13
Neurological recovery after early versus delayed surgical decompression for acute traumatic spinal cord injury13
Outcomes following primary total hip arthroplasty with pre-existing spinal fusion surgery13
Patients with an increased time to treatment initiation have a poorer overall survival after definitive surgery for localized high-grade soft-tissue sarcoma in the extremity or trunk13
Optimizing culture methods according to preoperative mNGS results can improve joint infection diagnosis13
The influence of hospital-level variables on hip fracture outcomes13
Randomized comparative study between extensile lateral and sinus tarsi approaches for the treatment of Sanders type 2 calcaneal fracture13
ACL graft failure: surgical technique may affect outcomes13
Transfibular total ankle arthroplasty13
Mid-term results of tibial cones13
What is the impact of patellofemoral joint degeneration and malalignment on patient-reported outcomes after lateral unicompartmental knee arthroplasty?13
The burden and utility of routine follow-up at one year after primary arthroplasty13
Total, hemi, or dual-mobility arthroplasty for the treatment of femoral neck fractures in patients with neurological disease13
The neck-shaft angle is the key factor for the positioning of calcar screw when treating proximal humeral fractures with a locking plate13
Better choice of the type of specimen used for untargeted metagenomic sequencing in the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infections13