Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

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  1. 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 :470

    Published on: 18 September 2017

  2. 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 :471

    Published on: 6 September 2017

  3. 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 :469

    Published on: 22 August 2017

  4. 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 :468

    Published on: 22 August 2017

  5. 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 :464

    Published on: 24 July 2017

  6. 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 :466

    Published on: 24 July 2017

  7. 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 :467

    Published on: 14 July 2017

  8. 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 :460

    Published on: 13 July 2017

  9. 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 :465

    Published on: 6 July 2017

  10. Review Article

    Lumbar total disc arthroplasty: outdated surgery or here to stay procedure? A systematic review of current literature

    The purpose of this study was to summarize the available evidence about total lumbar disc replacement (TDR), focusing our attention on four main topics: clinical and functional outcomes, comparison with fusion...

    Matteo Formica, Stefano Divano, Luca Cavagnaro, Marco Basso, Andrea Zanirato, Carlo Formica and Lamberto Felli

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:462

    Published on: 6 July 2017

  11. Original Article

    Humeral shaft fractures: national trends in management

    The incidence of humeral shaft fractures has been increasing over time. This represents a growing public health concern in a climate of cost containment. The purpose of this study is to analyze national trends...

    Bradley S. Schoch, Eric M. Padegimas, Mitchell Maltenfort, James Krieg and Surena Namdari

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:459

    Published on: 8 May 2017

  12. Original Article

    Failure and revision rates of proximal humeral fracture treatment with the use of a standardized treatment algorithm at a level-1 trauma center

    The aims of this study were to evaluate treatment failure and revision rates of proximal humeral fracture (PHF) treatment with a standardized treatment algorithm within the reality of a level-1 trauma center a...

    Jan Christoph Katthagen, Meret Huber, Svenja Grabowski, Alexander Ellwein, Gunnar Jensen and Helmut Lill

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:457

    Published on: 18 April 2017

  13. Original Article

    Interlocking horizontal mattress suture versus Kakiuchi technique in repair of Achilles tendon rupture: a biomechanical study

    In recent years, the type of surgical treatment for Achilles tendon rupture has been the subject of controversial debate. This biomechanical study evaluates for the first time in literature the ultimate failur...

    Matteo Guzzini, Riccardo Maria Lanzetti, Lorenzo Proietti, Daniele Mazza, Mattia Fabbri, Edoardo Monaco, Germano Ferri and Andrea Ferretti

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:455

    Published on: 15 March 2017

  14. 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

  15. Original Article

    The influence of femoral tunnel length on graft rupture after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

    For ACL reconstruction, the minimum length of the femoral tunnel and the flexor tendon graft length needed within the tunnel for proper integration have not been defined. The aim of this study was to assess wh...

    Luiz Gabriel Betoni Guglielmetti, Leandro Girardi Shimba, Leonardo Cantarelli do Santos, Fabrício Roberto Severino, Nilson Roberto Severino, Patrícia Maria de Moraes Barros Fucs and Ricardo de Paula Leite Cury

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:448

    Published on: 18 February 2017

  16. 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

  17. Original Article

    Outcomes and financial implications of intra-articular distal radius fractures: a comparative study of open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) with volar locking plates versus nonoperative management

    To evaluate the functional and radiographic outcomes, as well as the treatment costs, of closed displaced intra-articular distal radius fractures treated with either open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) wit...

    Dong Hao Toon, Rex Antony Xavier Premchand, Jane Sim and Rajaratnam Vaikunthan

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:441

    Published on: 2 February 2017

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. Original Article

    Systematized water content calculation in cartilage using T1-mapping MR estimations: design and validation of a mathematical model

    Up to 80 % of cartilage is water; the rest is collagen fibers and proteoglycans. Magnetic resonance (MR) T1-weighted measurements can be employed to calculate the water content of a tissue using T1 mapping. In...

    J. M. Shiguetomi-Medina, J. L. Ramirez-GL, H. Stødkilde-Jørgensen and B. Møller-Madsen

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:433

    Published on: 22 October 2016

  21. Original Article

    Nicotine consumption may lead to aseptic loosening in proximal mega-prosthetic femoral replacement

    Aseptic loosening after total hip arthroplasty is likely related to nicotine ingestion. However, aseptic loosening as a direct consequence of smoking habits has not been described with regard to proximal mega-...

    Philip J. F. Leute, Isabel Hoffmann, Ahmed Hammad, Stefan Lakemeier, Hans-Michael Klinger and Mike H. Baums

    Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:426

    Published on: 17 August 2016

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