Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

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  1. Original Article

    Open treatment of ankle fracture as inpatient increases risk of complication

    Ankle fracture is one of the most common injuries treated by orthopaedic surgeons, and its incidence is only expected to rise with an aging population. It is also associated with often costly complications, ye...

    Michelle S. Shen, Ashley C. Dodd, Nikita Lakomkin, Idine Mousavi, Catherine Bulka, A. Alex Jahangir and Manish K. Sethi

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:472

    Published on: 26 October 2017

  2. Original Article

    Clinical guidelines for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis: summary statements and recommendations from the Italian Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology

    The Italian Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology conceived this guidance—which is primarily addressed to Italian orthopedic surgeons, but should also prove useful to other bone specialists and to general...

    Umberto Tarantino, Giovanni Iolascon, Luisella Cianferotti, Laura Masi, Gemma Marcucci, Francesca Giusti, Francesca Marini, Simone Parri, Maurizio Feola, Cecilia Rao, Eleonora Piccirilli, Emanuela Basilici Zanetti, Noemi Cittadini, Rosaria Alvaro, Antimo Moretti, Dario Calafiore…

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18(Suppl 1):474

    Published on: 20 October 2017

  3. Original Article

    Circulating levels of proinflammatory mediators as potential biomarkers of post-traumatic knee osteoarthritis development

    The identification of biomarkers of post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA) progression is of clinical importance. The aims of this study were: (1) to assess the abilities of various soluble proinflammatory media...

    Svetlana B. Panina, Igor V. Krolevets, Natalia P. Milyutina, Alexander B. Sagakyants, Igor V. Kornienko, Anzhelika A. Ananyan, Mikhail A. Zabrodin, Andrey A. Plotnikov and Valeriy V. Vnukov

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:473

    Published on: 20 October 2017

  4. Original Article

    Cam morphology and inguinal pathologies: is there a possible connection?

    To analyse the prevalences of the cam and pincer morphologies in a cohort of patients with groin pain syndrome caused by inguinal pathologies.

    G. N. Bisciotti, F. Di Marzo, A. Auci, F. Parra, G. Cassaghi, A. Corsini, M. Petrera, P. Volpi, Z. Vuckovic, M. Panascì and R. Zini

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:470

    Published on: 18 September 2017

  5. Editorial

    We are operating too much

    With the increase of superspecialisation, there has been a recent trend for a rising number of operations for both trauma and orthopaedic ailments. This flies against the results of properly planned, well perf...

    Nicola Maffulli

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:471

    Published on: 6 September 2017

  6. Original Article

    Treatment of stable slipped capital femoral epiphysis: systematic review and exploratory patient level analysis

    Several aspects of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) treatment remain controversial. Loder’s work has been instrumental in changing our understanding and approach to the management of the condition when...

    H. Naseem, S. Chatterji, K. Tsang, M. Hakimi, A. Chytas and S. Alshryda

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:469

    Published on: 22 August 2017

  7. Original Article

    Functional and quality of life outcome after non-operatively managed proximal humeral fractures

    Fractures of the proximal humerus are common and most often treated non-operatively. However, long-term follow-up studies focusing on functional results and quality of life in patients after this type of fract...

    Ronnart N. Kruithof, Henk A. Formijne Jonkers, Denise J. C. van der Ven, Ger D. J. van Olden and Tim K. Timmers

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:468

    Published on: 22 August 2017

  8. Original Article

    Hidden and overall haemorrhage following minimally invasive and open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion

    Hidden haemorrhage has been proved to be significant in joint surgery. However, when referring to lumbar interbody fusion, it is often ignored because of its invisibility. This randomized controlled study aime...

    Yang Yang, Liangming Zhang, Bin Liu, Mao Pang, Peigen Xie, Zihao Chen, Wenbin Wu, Feng Feng and Limin Rong

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:464

    Published on: 24 July 2017

  9. Original Article

    Subtrochanteric femoral shortening osteotomy combined with cementless total hip replacement for Crowe type IV developmental dysplasia: a retrospective study

    Total hip replacement for high dislocation of the hip presents some difficulties, considering patients’ young ages, the abnormal hip anatomy and the high rate of complications. In this study, we present our ex...

    Giuseppe Rollo, Giuseppe Solarino, Giovanni Vicenti, Girolamo Picca, Massimiliano Carrozzo and Biagio Moretti

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:466

    Published on: 24 July 2017

  10. Original Article

    Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Italian version of the Kerlan–Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic Shoulder and Elbow score

    The Kerlan–Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic (KJOC) Shoulder and Elbow score is a reliable and sensitive tool to measure the performance of overhead athletes. The purpose of this study was to carry out a cross-cultural ...

    Giovanni Merolla, Katia Corona, Gustavo Zanoli, Simone Cerciello, Stefano Giannotti and Giuseppe Porcellini

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:467

    Published on: 14 July 2017

  11. Original Article

    Segond’s fracture: a biomechanical cadaveric study using navigation

    Segond’s fracture is a well-recognised radiological sign of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. While previous studies evaluated the role of the anterolateral ligament (ALL) and complex injuries on rotat...

    E. Monaco, Daniele Mazza, A. Redler, D. Lupariello, R. Lanzetti, M. Guzzini and A. Ferretti

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:460

    Published on: 13 July 2017

  12. Original Article

    Thresholds for the Oxford Hip Score after total hip replacement surgery: a novel approach to postoperative evaluation

    This is a prospective cohort study to define the thresholds to distinguish patients with a satisfactory or unsatisfactory outcome after total hip replacement (THR) based on patient-reported outcome measures (P...

    Nicolai Kjærgaard, Jonas B. Kjærsgaard, Christian L. Petersen, Michael U. Jensen and Mogens B. Laursen

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:465

    Published on: 6 July 2017

  13. Original Article

    In–out versus out–in technique for ACL reconstruction: a prospective clinical and radiological comparison

    Several studies have recently shown better restoration of normal knee kinematics and improvement of rotator knee stability after reconstruction with higher femoral tunnel obliquity. The aim of this study is to...

    Edoardo Monaco, Mattia Fabbri, Andrea Redler, Raffaele Iorio, Jacopo Conteduca, Giuseppe Argento and Andrea Ferretti

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:458

    Published on: 8 May 2017

  14. Review Article

    Management of chronic unstable acromioclavicular joint injuries

    The acromioclavicular joint represents the link between the clavicle and the scapula, which is responsible for the synchronized dynamic of the shoulder girdle. Chronic acromioclavicular joint instability invol...

    Luis Natera Cisneros and Juan Sarasquete Reiriz

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:452

    Published on: 8 March 2017

  15. Original Article

    Tension band wiring for simple olecranon fractures: evaluation of surgical technique

    In some settings, specific techniques for open reduction and internal fixation are preferred based on the eminence of a surgeon or professional organization. An emphasis on technical aspects of surgery that ar...

    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

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:450

    Published on: 28 February 2017

  16. Review Article

    Post-operative outcomes and complications of suspensory loop fixation device versus hook plate in acute unstable acromioclavicular joint dislocation: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Treatment of acute (≤3 weeks) acromioclavicular joint dislocation type III–VI is still controversial. Currently, the two modern techniques that are widely used are hook plate (HP) fixation and coracoclavicular...

    Alisara Arirachakaran, Manusak Boonard, Peerapong Piyapittayanun, Wichan Kanchanatawan, Kornkit Chaijenkij, Akom Prommahachai and Jatupon Kongtharvonskul

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:451

    Published on: 25 February 2017

  17. Original Article

    A prospective randomized study in 20 patients undergoing bilateral TKA comparing midline incision to anterolateral incision

    Lateral flap numbness is a known side-effect of midline skin incision in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and a cause of patient dissatisfaction. Anterolateral incision is an alternative approach which preserves ...

    Rajesh N. Maniar, Tushar Singhi, Arun Nanivadekar, Parul R. Maniar and Jaivardhan Singh

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:444

    Published on: 11 February 2017

  18. Original Article

    Management and radiographic outcomes of femoral head fractures

    Femoral head fractures are uncommon injuries. Small series constitute the majority of the available literature. Surgical approach and fracture management is variable. The purpose of this study was to evaluate...

    John A. Scolaro, Geoffrey Marecek, Reza Firoozabadi, James C. Krieg and Milton Lee “Chip” Routt

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:445

    Published on: 10 February 2017

  19. Original Article

    Do ethnicity and gender influence posterior tibial slope?

    Ethnicity and gender can affect posterior tibial slope; however, studies on this topic have limitations and are in disagreement. The aim of the present study was to evaluate posterior tibial slope in a large g...

    Salvatore Bisicchia, Gavinca M. Scordo, Johan Prins and Cosimo Tudisco

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:443

    Published on: 2 February 2017

  20. Original Article

    Glenoid baseplate fixation using hybrid configurations of locked and unlocked peripheral screws

    The use of peripheral locked screws has reduced glenoid baseplate failure rates in reverse shoulder arthroplasty. However, situations may arise when one or more non-locked screws may be preferred. We aimed to ...

    Nathan T. Formaini, Nathan G. Everding, Jonathan C. Levy, Brandon G. Santoni, Aniruddh N. Nayak and Cooper Wilson

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:438

    Published on: 11 January 2017

  21. Brief Communication

    Tourniquet use during total knee arthroplasty does not modulate the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, pain, or activity

    The purpose of our study was to identify the influence of tourniquet use during total knee arthroplasty (TKA) on the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) shortly after surgery and patient-reported outcomes (pa...

    Tyler Barker, Victoria E. Rogers, Kimberly B. Brown, Vanessa T. Henriksen and G. Lynn Rasmussen

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:435

    Published on: 15 November 2016

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