Bone & Joint Journal

(The TQCC of Bone & Joint Journal is 25. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
Patient-reported outcomes after total and unicompartmental knee arthroplasty209
The operative treatment of fractures of the distal radius is increasing126
Surgical approach significantly affects the complication rates associated with total hip arthroplasty117
Optimal usage of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty114
Patient satisfaction with total knee replacement cannot be predicted from pre-operative variables alone106
‘Worse than death’ and waiting for a joint arthroplasty105
Restoring the constitutional alignment with a restrictive kinematic protocol improves quantitative soft-tissue balance in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial91
Survival rates and causes of revision in cemented primary total knee replacement90
Alignment in total knee arthroplasty89
The impact of patient and surgical factors on the rate of infection after primary total knee arthroplasty86
Lumbar fusion involving the sacrum increases dislocation risk in primary total hip arthroplasty85
Systemic cobalt toxicity from total hip arthroplasties85
Effects of psychological distress and perceptions of illness on recovery from total knee replacement85
The influence of preoperative psychological distress on pain and function after total knee arthroplasty81
An assessment of early functional rehabilitation and hospital discharge in conventional versus robotic-arm assisted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty80
Total disc replacement versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion79
The incidence of noise generation arising from the large-diameter Delta Motion ceramic total hip bearing75
2019 John Charnley Award: Increased risk of prosthetic joint infection following primary total knee and hip arthroplasty with the use of alternative antibiotics to cefazolin74
An estimation of the incidence of squeaking and revision surgery for squeaking in ceramic-on-ceramic total hip replacement73
Virtual reality training improves trainee performance in total hip arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial72
Ceramic-on-ceramic bearing fractures in total hip arthroplasty71
The prevention of infection69
Does time from fracture to surgery affect mortality and intraoperative medical complications for hip fracture patients?66
Indications for a single-stage exchange arthroplasty for chronic prosthetic joint infection65
Pay for performance and hip fracture outcomes65
Pain catastrophizing, anxiety, and depression in hip pathology64
A systematic approach to the hip-spine relationship and its applications to total hip arthroplasty64
A randomized controlled trial of tibial component migration with kinematic alignment using patient-specific instrumentation versus mechanical alignment using computer-assisted surgery in total knee ar63
A calcar collar is protective against early periprosthetic femoral fracture around cementless femoral components in primary total hip arthroplasty62
Single-stage revision for the infected total knee replacement61
Systemic cobalt toxicity from total hip arthroplasties59
High failure rates in treatment of streptococcal periprosthetic joint infection57
Cost effectiveness of treatment with percutaneous Kirschner wires versus volar locking plate for adult patients with a dorsally displaced fracture of the distal radius56
Ten- to 15-year results of the Oxford Phase III mobile unicompartmental knee arthroplasty56
Classification systems for platelet-rich plasma55
Validation of primary metal-on-metal hip arthroplasties on the National Joint Registry for England, Wales and Northern Ireland using data from the London Implant Retrieval Centre54
Assuring the long-term total joint arthroplasty54
The use of dual-mobility bearings in patients at high risk of dislocation53
A standardized interdisciplinary algorithm for the treatment of prosthetic joint infections53
Metal ion levels from well-functioning Birmingham Hip Resurfacings decline significantly at ten years52
How common are acromial and scapular spine fractures after reverse shoulder arthroplasty?51
The three-year survivorship of robotically assisted versus non-robotically assisted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty50
Mid-term survivorship and patient-reported outcomes of robotic-arm assisted partial knee arthroplasty49
Can spinopelvic mobility be predicted in patients awaiting total hip arthroplasty?49
A systematic review of robotic-assisted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty49
Antibiotic-loaded bone cement is associated with a lower risk of revision following primary cemented total knee arthroplasty49
Survivorship and long-term outcome of a consecutive series of 200 Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (STAR) implants48
Robot-assisted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for patients with isolated medial compartment osteoarthritis is cost-effective48
Congenital talipes equinovarus48
2019 Frank Stinchfield Award: A comparison of prosthetic joint infection rates between direct anterior and non-anterior approach total hip arthroplasty48
Evaluation of the spine is critical in the workup of recurrent instability after total hip arthroplasty47
Medial and lateral gap laxity differential in computer-assisted kinematic total knee arthroplasty47
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 multice47
Defining reference values for the normal tibiofibular syndesmosis in adults using weight-bearing CT46
Augmented reality in orthopaedics46
Complications, reoperations, readmissions, and length of hospital stay in 34 639 surgical cases of lumbar disc herniation46
Posterior cruciate ligament resection in total knee arthroplasty45
What is the incidence of late detection of developmental dysplasia of the hip in England?44
2020 Frank Stinchfield Award: Identifying who will fail following irrigation and debridement for prosthetic joint infection43
Reconstruction of acetabular defects with porous tantalum shells and augments in revision total hip arthroplasty at ten-year follow-up42
2019 Chitranjan S. Ranawat Award: Elective joint arthroplasty outcomes improve in malnourished patients with nutritional intervention42
Trochleoplasty with a flexible osteochondral flap41
Femoral lengthening using the Precice intramedullary limb-lengthening system41
Is a modular dual mobility acetabulum a viable option for the young, active total hip arthroplasty patient?40
The imaging and classification of severe pelvic ring fractures39
Patients with severe slipped capital femoral epiphysis treated by the modified Dunn procedure have low rates of avascular necrosis, good outcomes, and little osteoarthritis at long-term follow-up39
What are the implications of withholding total joint arthroplasty in the morbidly obese?39
Acute total hip arthroplasty combined with internal fixation for displaced acetabular fractures in the elderly38
The HINTEGRA total ankle arthroplasty38
Reverse shoulder arthroplasty has a higher risk of revision due to infection than anatomical shoulder arthroplasty38
A prospective randomized open-label study of single injection versus continuous adductor canal block for postoperative analgesia after total knee arthroplasty37
Arthroscopic meniscal surgery37
Cell therapy in orthopaedics37
2020 Otto Aufranc Award: Malseating of modular dual mobility liners36
Comparative responsiveness of the PROMIS-10 Global Health and EQ-5D questionnaires in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty36
Cemented or uncemented hemiarthroplasty for displaced intracapsular fractures of the hip: a randomized trial of 400 patients36
Management of osteonecrosis of the femoral head36
Better outcome for suture button compared with single syndesmotic screw for syndesmosis injury: five-year results of a randomized controlled trial36
Not all hip arthroplasties are created equal36
Trends in the use of dual mobility bearings in hip arthroplasty35
Should postoperative haemoglobin and potassium levels be checked routinely following blood-conserving primary total joint arthroplasty?35
More reoperations for periprosthetic fracture after cemented hemiarthroplasty with polished taper-slip stems than after anatomical and straight stems in the treatment of hip fractures35
Excellent two-year survivorship of 3D-printed metaphyseal cones in revision total knee arthroplasty35
The Radiographic Union Score for HUmeral fractures (RUSHU) predicts humeral shaft nonunion35
Adverse reaction to metal debris is more common in patients following MoM total hip replacement with a 36 mm femoral head than previously thought35
Femoral impaction bone grafting in revision hip arthroplasty35
A systematic review of short metaphyseal loading cementless stems in hip arthroplasty34
Nails or plates for fracture of the distal femur?34
‘Modern’ distal femoral locking plates allow safe, early weight-bearing with a high rate of union and low rate of failure34
Higher 30-day mortality associated with the use of intramedullary nails compared with sliding hip screws for the treatment of trochanteric hip fractures34
A 15-year follow-up of transfemoral amputees with bone-anchored transcutaneous prostheses34
Discharged but not dissatisfied: outcomes and satisfaction of patients discharged from the Edinburgh Trauma Triage Clinic33
Low haemoglobin at admission is associated with mortality after hip fractures in elderly patients33
Prior hip or knee prosthetic joint infection in another joint increases risk three-fold of prosthetic joint infection after primary total knee arthroplasty33
2019 John Insall Award: Fructosamine is a better glycaemic marker compared with glycated haemoglobin (HbA1C) in predicting adverse outcomes following total knee arthroplasty33
Percutaneous fixation with Kirschner wires versus volar locking-plate fixation in adults with dorsally displaced fracture of distal radius: five-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial32
Intravenous tranexamic acid safely and effectively reduces transfusion rates in revision total hip arthroplasty32
The role of artificial intelligence and machine learning in predicting orthopaedic outcomes32
Neoadjuvant denosumab31
Same-day and delayed hospital discharge are associated with worse outcomes following total knee arthroplasty31
The clinical implications of metal debris release from the taper junctions and bearing surfaces of metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty31
Surgical treatment of Vancouver type B periprosthetic femoral fractures31
Characterization of opioid consumption and disposal patterns after total knee arthroplasty30
Mechanisms of failure and survival of total femoral endoprosthetic replacements30
Posterior malleolar ankle fractures30
Tibial nailing using a suprapatellar rather than an infrapatellar approach significantly reduces anterior knee pain postoperatively: a multicentre clinical trial30
Prevalence and diagnostic accuracy of in-toeing and out-toeing of the foot for patients with abnormal femoral torsion and femoroacetabular impingement30
Long-term patient survival after the surgical treatment of bone and soft-tissue metastases from renal cell carcinoma30
Glenoid loosening and migration in reverse shoulder arthroplasty30
Rogue stem cell clinics29
Trifocal versus bifocal bone transport in treatment of long segmental tibial bone defects29
The epidemiology and trends in the surgical management of calcaneal fractures in England between 2000 and 201729
Periprosthetic atypical femoral fractures exist and are associated with duration of bisphosphonate therapy29
Outcomes of total hip arthroplasty using dual mobility components in patients with a femoral neck fracture29
Three and a half years’ experience with outpatient total hip arthroplasty29
Evaluation of a 3D-printed total knee arthroplasty using radiostereometric analysis29
Outcomes of repeat two-stage exchange hip arthroplasty for prosthetic joint infection29
Incremental inputs improve the automated detection of implant loosening using machine-learning algorithms29
Secondary neurological deterioration in traumatic spinal injury29
Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction29
Evaluation of vitamin E-diffused highly crosslinked polyethylene wear and porous titanium-coated shell stability: a seven-year randomized control trial using radiostereometric analysis29
Revision from unicompartmental to total knee replacement28
2019 Mark Coventry Award: A multicentre randomized clinical trial of tranexamic acid in revision total knee arthroplasty28
The PAT randomized clinical trial28
Techniques for improving the initial strength of the tibial tray-cement interface bond28
Patellofemoral arthroplasty versus total knee arthroplasty for patients with patellofemoral osteoarthritis27
Tranexamic acid or epsilon-aminocaproic acid in total joint arthroplasty? A randomized controlled trial27
Outcomes of locking plate fixation with fibular allograft augmentation for proximal humeral fractures in osteoporotic patients27
The influence of obesity on clinical outcomes of fixed-bearing unicompartmental knee arthroplasty27
Reconstruction of the pelvic ring after total en bloc sacrectomy using a 3D-printed sacral endoprosthesis with re-establishment of spinopelvic stability27
The cost of implanting a cemented versus cementless total knee arthroplasty27
2020 John Charnley Award: The antimicrobial potential of bacteriophage-derived lysin in a murine debridement, antibiotics, and implant retention model of prosthetic joint infection27
Uniformly low serum cobalt levels after modular dual-mobility total hip arthroplasties with ceramic heads27
Locally recurrent chondrosarcoma of the pelvis and limbs can only be controlled by wide local excision27
Developing a personalized outcome prediction tool for knee arthroplasty26
Mortality after a proximal humeral fracture26
How should we evaluate robotics in the operating theatre?26
Classification of combined partial knee arthroplasty26
Which factors influence the rate of failure following metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty revision surgery performed for adverse reactions to metal debris?26
The medial column Synthes Midfoot Fusion Bolt is associated with unacceptable rates of failure in corrective fusion for Charcot deformity26
The use of a lipped acetabular liner decreases the rate of revision for instability after total hip replacement25
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial on the efficacy of tranexamic acid combined with rivaroxaban thromboprophylaxis in reducing blood loss after primary cementless total hip arthropla25
Mid-term radiological results of a cementless short humeral component in anatomical and reverse shoulder arthroplasty25
Complications following surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis over a 13-year period25
Changes in tibial bone density measured from standard radiographs in cemented and uncemented total knee replacements after ten years’ follow-up25
Does having a rotator cuff repair prior to reverse total shoulder arthroplasty influence the outcome?25
Quantification of material loss from the neck piece taper junctions of a bimodular primary hip prosthesis. A retrieval study from 27 failed Rejuvenate bimodular hip arthroplasties25
Factors associated with the magnitude of limitations during recovery from a fracture of the proximal humerus25
Complications in the treatment of prosthetic joint infection25
Hip capsule biomechanics after arthroplasty25
The use of patient-reported outcome measures to guide referral for hip and knee arthroplasty25