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  1. The purpose of this study is to compare the outcomes of acute primary repair of extraarticular ligaments with staged surgery for acute knee dislocations (KDs) and multiligament knee injuries (MLKIs).

    Authors: Yasuyuki Ishibashi, Yuka Kimura, Eiji Sasaki, Shizuka Sasaki, Yuji Yamamoto and Eiichi Tsuda

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:18

    Content type: Original article

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  2. Postoperative pain and edema are the most common problems associated with arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. The purpose of the present study was to compare ice wrap and subacromial injection (SI) as treatments...

    Authors: Yavuz Selim Kara, Onur Hapa, Yağmur Işın, Ali İhsan Kılıç and Hasan Havitçioğlu

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:17

    Content type: Original article

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  3. Computer navigation and patient-specific instrumentation for total ankle arthroplasty have still to demonstrate their theoretical ability to improve implant positioning and functional outcomes. The purpose of ...

    Authors: C. Faldini, A. Mazzotti, C. Belvedere, G. Durastanti, A. Panciera, G. Geraci and A. Leardini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:16

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) is a bone- and ligament-sparing alternative to total knee arthroplasty in the patients with end-stage single-compartment degeneration of the knee. Despite being a succe...

    Authors: Anurag Mittal, Prashant Meshram, Woo Hyun Kim and Tae Kyun Kim

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:15

    Content type: Review article

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  5. Recently, there has been renewed interest in primary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair. The aim of this study is to report early clinical and radiological results of a consecutive series of acute ACL tea...

    Authors: Andrea Ferretti, Edoardo Monaco, Alessandro Annibaldi, Alessandro Carrozzo, Mattia Bruschi, Giuseppe Argento and Gregory S. DiFelice

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:14

    Content type: Original article

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  6. Recently, the number of osteosarcomas in middle-aged and older patients has demonstrated an increasing trend; moreover, their results are comparatively worse than those of young patients. In Europe and the USA...

    Authors: Keiko Hayakawa, Seiichi Matsumoto, Keisuke Ae, Taisuke Tanizawa, Yuki Funauchi, Yusuke Minami, Masanori Saito and Atsushi Okawa

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:13

    Content type: Original article

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  7. Literature has shown a significant correlation between early treatment and mortality in femur fractures, but the influence of time to ambulation on mortality has not been studied. The purpose of the present st...

    Authors: Alessandro Aprato, Marco Bechis, Marco Buzzone, Alessandro Bistolfi, Walter Daghino and Alessandro Massè

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:12

    Content type: Original article

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  8. Open fractures are among the most severe injuries observed in orthopedic patients. Treating open fractures is difficult because such patients with infections may require multiple operations and amputations. Fu...

    Authors: Taku Ukai, Kosuke Hamahashi, Yoshiyasu Uchiyama, Yuka Kobayashi and Masahiko Watanabe

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:10

    Content type: Original article

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  9. It is still unknown whether bioabsorbable magnesium (Mg) screws provide an advantage over titanium screws in the treatment of medial malleolar (MM) fractures. The purpose of this retrospective study is to comp...

    Authors: Hasan May, Yusuf Alper Kati, Gurkan Gumussuyu, Tuluhan Yunus Emre, Melih Unal and Ozkan Kose

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:9

    Content type: Original article

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  10. Considering the excellent results already achieved in total hip arthroplasty (THA), new implants must be at least as safe as currently used implants and lead to longer survival. A new cementless femoral stem, ...

    Authors: Kaspar Tootsi, Loviisa Lees, Boris Geiko and Aare Märtson

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:8

    Content type: Original article

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  11. Surgical fixation of tibial plateau fracture in elderly patients with open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) provides inferior outcomes compared with younger patients. Primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA...

    Authors: Murray T. Wong, Jonathan Bourget-Murray, Kelly Johnston and Nicholas M. Desy

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:7

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  12. Iliosacral screw fixation is safe and effective but can be complicated by loss of fixation, particularly in patients with osteopenic bone. Sacral morphology dictates where iliosacral screws may be placed when ...

    Authors: Joseph M. Radley, Brian W. Hill, Daemeon A. Nicolaou, Stephen B. Huebner, Kelby B. Napier and Dane H. Salazar

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:6

    Content type: Original article

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  13. Partial lesions of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are more common than is generally thought, accounting for about 10–12% of ACL injuries. Selective reconstruction may be considered as an option in isolat...

    Authors: Christian Carulli, Matteo Innocenti, Giuliana Roselli, Luigi Sirleo, Fabrizio Matassi and Massimo Innocenti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:5

    Content type: Original article

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  14. The classification systems for proximal humeral fractures routinely used in clinical practice include the Neer and Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen/Orthopaedic Trauma Association (AO/OTA) 2007 syste...

    Authors: Giuseppe Marongiu, Lorenzo Leinardi, Stefano Congia, Luca Frigau, Francesco Mola and Antonio Capone

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:4

    Content type: Original article

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  15. Preoperative diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is important because of the therapeutic consequences. The aim of the present study is to investigate whether the serum C-reactive protein (CRP) le...

    Authors: Bernd Fink, Michael Schlumberger, Julian Beyersdorff and Philipp Schuster

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:2

    Content type: Original article

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  16. The placebo effect can account for part of the improvement seen in patients undergoing any type of treatment, be it surgical or pharmacological. The objective of this study is to quantify the placebo effect in...

    Authors: Jordi Faig-Martí and Adriana Martínez-Catassús

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:1

    Content type: Original article

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  17. Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), together with its two main pathomechanisms, cam and pincer, has become a trending topic since the end of the 1990s. Despite massive academic research, this hip disorder stil...

    Authors: L. Pierannunzii

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:32

    Content type: Review article

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  18. In recent years, a variety of short stems have been introduced. To date, mid- and long-term results of calcar-guided short-stem designs have been rarely available.

    Authors: Karl Philipp Kutzner, Stefanie Donner, Lennard Loweg, Philipp Rehbein, Jens Dargel, Philipp Drees and Joachim Pfeil

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:31

    Content type: Original article

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  19. Limb lengthening using an external fixator requires a long period of external fixation and may be associated with several complications such as axial deformity, fracture of the regenerated bone, and joint stif...

    Authors: Pasquale Farsetti, Fernando De Maio, Vito Potenza, Kristian Efremov, Martina Marsiolo, Alessandro Caterini and Ernesto Ippolito

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:30

    Content type: Original article

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  20. Plate protrusion is a risk factor for flexor pollicis longus (FPL) rupture following volar locking plate (VLP) surgery. However, plate prominence on follow-up radiographs is common. We hypothesised that a VLP ...

    Authors: Kotaro Sato, Yuki Kikuchi, Yoshikuni Mimata, Kenya Murakami, Gaku Takahashi and Minoru Doita

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:29

    Content type: Original article

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  21. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) surgery can be associated with significant blood loss. Among the problems associated with such blood loss is the need for transfusions of banked blood [1]. Transfusions not only have...

    Authors: Osman Riaz, Adeel Aqil, Samir Asmar, Raees Vanker, James Hahnel, Christopher Brew, Richard Grogan and Graham Radcliffe

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:28

    Content type: Original article

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  22. The advancement of technologies in orthopaedic surgery should provide the surgeon with precise and trustworthy support for pre-operative planning, intra-operative guidance and post-operative follow-up. The req...

    Authors: G. Porcellini, L. Tarallo, M. Novi, F. Spiezia and F. Catani

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:27

    Content type: Original article

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  23. Lesions associated with the biceps tendon are commonly detected during arthroscopic repair of rotator cuff tears. Acquiring a preferable technique to repair both cuff and long head of biceps tendon (LHBT) lesi...

    Authors: Mohsen Mardani-Kivi, Sohrab Keyhani, Mohammad-Hossein Ebrahim-Zadeh, Keyvan Hashemi-Motlagh and Khashayar Saheb-Ekhtiari

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:26

    Content type: Original Article

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  24. Primary trapezio-metacarpal osteoarthritis can be painful and disabling. Surgical treatment is used when conservative treatment, such as splinting or oral analgesics, fails. The purpose of this study was to re...

    Authors: Fernando De Maio, Pasquale Farsetti, Vito Potenza, Lidio Petrungaro, Martina Marsiolo and Alessandro Caterini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:25

    Content type: Original article

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  25. Reconstruction of combined segmental and cavitary defects of the acetabulum is a challenge to the hip surgeon. One question regards the efficacy of reconstruction of acetabular defects using a combination of t...

    Authors: Ayman M. Ebied, Ahmed A. Ebied, Sameh Marei and Evert Smith

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:23

    Content type: Original Article

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  26. Critical-sized bone defects of the tibia are complex injuries associated with significant problems that are difficult to treat, and they are associated with a significant burden of disease in clinical practice...

    Authors: Kemal Aktuglu, Kubilay Erol and Arman Vahabi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:22

    Content type: Review article

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  27. Long bone non-union continues to be a significant worldwide problem. Since its inception over a decade ago, the ‘diamond concept’, a conceptual framework of what is essential for a successful bone healing resp...

    Authors: Paul Andrzejowski and Peter V. Giannoudis

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:21

    Content type: Review article

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  28. The incidence of hip fractures is increasing. Elderly patients with a hip fracture frequently present with comorbidities, which are associated with higher mortality rates. Clinical studies regarding long-term ...

    Authors: Stijn G. C. J. de Joode, Pishtiwan H. S. Kalmet, Audrey A. A. Fiddelers, Martijn Poeze and Taco J. Blokhuis

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:20

    Content type: Original article

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  29. Intraoperative somatosensory evoked potential (SSEP) and transcranial motor evoked potential (tcMEP) monitoring are frequently used in spinal as well as spinal cord surgery for so-called intraoperative neuromo...

    Authors: Alberto Di Martino, Rocco Papalia, Antonio Caldaria, Guglielmo Torre, Luca Denaro and Vincenzo Denaro

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:19

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  30. Little evidence regarding the extent of recovery of radial nerve lesions with associated humerus trauma exists. The aim of this study is to examine the incidence and resolution of types of radial nerve palsy (...

    Authors: Rebekah Belayneh, Ariana Lott, Jack Haglin, Sanjit Konda, Philipp Leucht and Kenneth Egol

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:18

    Content type: Original Article

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  31. Reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) has been increasing as a surgical solution for treatment of recurrent lateral patellofemoral dislocation. Recent attention has been given to fibers e...

    Authors: Paolo Ferrua, Bradley M. Kruckeberg, Stefano Pasqualotto, Massimo Berruto, Pietro Randelli and Elizabeth A. Arendt

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:17

    Content type: Review article

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  32. It is not established beyond doubt whether improvements in functional outcome after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are maintained in the long term. We therefore investigated the temporal patterns of functional ...

    Authors: Vivek Tiwari, Jonggeun Lee, Gaurav Sharma, Yeon Gwi Kang and Tae Kyun Kim

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:16

    Content type: Original Article

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  33. The radial head plays a critical role in the stability of the elbow joint and its range of motion. Injuries may occur across a spectrum of severity, ranging from low energy non-displaced fractures to high ener...

    Authors: Stephanie J. Swensen, Vineet Tyagi, Carlos Uquillas, Rachel J. Shakked, Richard S. Yoon and Frank A. Liporace

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:15

    Content type: Review Article

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  34. The aim of this prospective study is to evaluate the degree of improvement in, and interrelationships between, performance-based function, gait, and patient-reported function 1 year after total hip arthroplast...

    Authors: Josefine E. Naili, Margareta Hedström and Eva W. Broström

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:14

    Content type: Original article

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  35. Reconstruction of posttraumatic bone defects represents a difficult challenge. The induced membrane technique is an effective two-stage procedure for bone defect reconstruction. To overcome the problems of aut...

    Authors: F. Piacentini, M. J. Ceglia, L. Bettini, S. Bianco, R. Buzzi and D. A. Campanacci

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:13

    Content type: Original Article

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  36. Tibial plateau fracture classifications are based on anteroposterior radiographs. Precontoured locking plates are commonly used to treat such fractures. The aims of this study are to: (1) describe tibial plate...

    Authors: Lorcan McGonagle, Tim Cordier, Bjorn C. Link, Mark S. Rickman and Lucian B. Solomon

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:12

    Content type: Original article

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  37. In the last 10 years, the rate of femur fractures treated within 48 h from trauma has been introduced as a performance index for hospital management in Italy. Literature showed a significant indirect correlati...

    Authors: Alessandro Aprato, Alessandro Casiraghi, Giovanni Pesenti, Marco Bechis, Alessandro Samuelly, Claudio Galante, Dario Capitani and Alessandro Massè

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:11

    Content type: Original article

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  38. Most athletes who undergo anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery plan to return to some level of sporting activity. However, rates of return to pre-injury sport are often less than might be ex...

    Authors: Kate E. Webster and Julian A. Feller

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:10

    Content type: Review article

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  39. A substantial proportion of patients undergoing lower limb arthroplasty are of working age. This study aims to identify when patients return to work (RTW) and if they return to normal hours and duties, and to ...

    Authors: Lorcan McGonagle, Lila Convery-Chan, Penelope DeCruz, Samantha Haebich, Daniel P. Fick and Riaz J. K. Khan

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:9

    Content type: Original article

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  40. Large-diameter head metal-on-metal (MoM) bearings in total hip arthroplasty (THA) are associated with increased whole blood levels of chromium (Cr) and cobalt (Co), adverse reactions to metal debris (ARMD) and...

    Authors: Carlo Trevisan, Stefano Piscitello, Raymond Klumpp and Tonino Mascitti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:21

    Content type: Original article

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  41. In total hip arthroplasty, inadequate femoral component positioning can be associated with instability, impingement and component wear and subsequently with patient dissatisfaction. In this study, we investiga...

    Authors: Michael Worlicek, Markus Weber, Michael Wörner, Timo Schwarz, Florian Zeman, Joachim Grifka, Tobias Renkawitz and Benjamin Craiovan

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:20

    Content type: Original article

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  42. The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of patients with a rupture of the Achilles tendon (ATR) treated percutaneously with the Dresden instrument in the hands of surgeons others than its inventors.

    Authors: Sebastian Manegold, Serafim Tsitsilonis, Jakob Schumann, Tobias Gehlen, Alison N. Agres, Johannes Keller, Markus Gesslein and Florian Wichlas

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:19

    Content type: Original article

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  43. The Kujala, Fulkerson, Larsen and Lysholm questionnaires have been demonstrated to be reliable and sensitive in assessing patients with patellofemoral pathology. The purpose of this study is to translate and c...

    Authors: Simone Cerciello, Katia Corona, Brent Joseph Morris, Enrico Visonà, Giulio Maccauro, Nicola Maffulli and Mario Ronga

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:18

    Content type: Original article

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  44. Dislocation represents the most common complication after revision total hip arthroplasty (rTHA). Understanding risk factors for dislocation has a great clinical relevance for every hip surgeon in order to con...

    Authors: C. Faldini, N. Stefanini, D. Fenga, E. M. Neonakis, F. Perna, A. Mazzotti, F. Pilla, I. K. Triantafyllopoulos and F. Traina

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:17

    Content type: Review article

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  45. Unfortunately, after publication of this article [1], it was noticed that the author J. Carel Goslings was tagged incorrectly during the production process. This resulted in the PubMed display of the author na...

    Authors: Femke M. A. P. Claessen, Michel P. J. van den Bekerom, C. Niek van Dijk, J. Carel Goslings, Gino M. M. J. Kerkhoffs and Job N. Doornberg

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:16

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:450

  46. Surgical treatment of scapular fractures with posterior approach is frequently associated with postoperative infraspinatus hypotrophy and weakness. The aim of this retrospective study is to compare infraspinat...

    Authors: Giuseppe Porcellini, Paolo Palladini, Stefano Congia, Alessandro Palmas, Giovanni Merolla and Antonio Capone

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:15

    Content type: Original article

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