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  1. Because lateral epicondylitis is a common musculoskeletal disorder that affects the forearm's extensor tendons, an effective therapeutic approach should reverse the degeneration and promote regeneration. This ...

    Authors: Albert Cakar and Ozgur Dogus Gozlu
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:34
  2. The effectiveness of robot-assisted surgery remains contentious due to the lack of high-quality randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to elevate the level of evidence. We aimed to evaluate the postoperative radi...

    Authors: Xianzuo Zhang, Xianyue Shen, Rongwei Zhang, Mo Chen, Ruixiang Ma, Zian Zhang, Haining Zhang, Bo Yang and Chen Zhu
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:33
  3. Lumbar–iliac fixation (LIF) is a common treatment for Tile C1.3 pelvic fractures, but different techniques, including L4–L5/L5 unilateral LIF (L4–L5/L5 ULIF), bilateral LIF (BLIF), and L4–L5/L5 triangular oste...

    Authors: Shicai Fan, Hongjie Luo, Sheqiang Chen, Haibo Xiang, Qiguang Mai, Zhenhua Zhu, Yuhui Chen, Zhiyong Hou, Wei Chen, Qingan Zhu and Yingze Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:32
  4. The aim of this study was to explore the efficacy of a novel intramedullary fixation technique using the ortho-bridge system (OBS) for midshaft clavicle fractures.

    Authors: Tianyong Ma, Huan Su, Yihong Lu, Junping Chen, Weiyuan Tan, Fang Lei and Dewei Wang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:31
  5. Rotator cuff disorders, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic, may result in abnormal shoulder kinematics (scapular rotation and glenohumeral translation). This study aimed to investigate the effect of rotator c...

    Authors: Eleonora Croci, Hanspeter Hess, Jeremy Genter, Cornelia Baum, Balazs Krisztian Kovacs, Corina Nüesch, Daniel Baumgartner, Kate Gerber, Andreas Marc Müller and Annegret Mündermann
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:30
  6. Hip arthroscopy with initial access to the peripheral compartment could reduce the risk of iatrogenic injury to the labrum and cartilage; furthermore, it avoids the need for large capsulotomies with separate p...

    Authors: Moritz Wagner, Richard A. Lindtner, Luca Schaller, Florian Schmaranzer, Ehrenfried Schmaranzer, Peter Vavron, Franz Endstrasser and Alexander Brunner
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:29
  7. Mesenchymal stem cells are core to bone homeostasis and repair. They both provide the progenitor cells from which bone cells are formed and regulate the local cytokine environment to create a pro-osteogenic en...

    Authors: Paul Rodham, Farihah Khaliq, Vasileos Giannoudis and Peter V. Giannoudis
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:28
  8. Tibial plateau fractures involving posteromedial (PM) and posterolateral (PL) columns are complex injuries that require an appropriate approach. The management of the PL column in these cases can be controvers...

    Authors: Juan Boluda-Mengod, Beatriz Olías-López, Pau Forcada-Calvet, Azucena Martín-Herrero, Mario Herrera-Pérez, Javier Álvarez-De-La-Cruz, Alejandro Herrera-Rodríguez and José Luis Pais-Brito
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:27
  9. Total joint arthroplasty is the recommended treatment for patients with end-stage osteoarthritis, as it reduces disability and pain and restores joint function. However, prosthetic joint infection is a serious...

    Authors: Tiziana Ascione, Giovanni Balato and Pasquale Pagliano
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:26
  10. Acetabular cup positioning in total hip arthroplasty (THA) is closely related to outcomes. The literature has suggested cup parameters defined by the Lewinnek safe zone; however, the validity of such measures...

    Authors: Geert Meermans, David Fawley, Luigi Zagra, René H. M. ten Broeke, Kory Johnson, Thierry Bernard and Henry Clayton Thomason III
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:25
  11. This retrospective medium-term follow-up study compares the outcomes of medial fixed-bearing unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (mUKA) using a cemented metal-backed (MB) or an all-polyethylene (AP) tibial comp...

    Authors: Gianluca Piovan, Luca De Berardinis, Daniele Screpis, Marco Senarighi, Lorenzo Povegliano, Simone Natali, Antonio Pompilio Gigante and Claudio Zorzi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:24
  12. The exact positioning of the cephalomedullary (CM) nail entry point for managing femoral fractures remains debatable, with significant implications for fracture reduction and postoperative complications. This ...

    Authors: Leonard Lisitano, Laura Wulff, Jürgen Schmidt, Christoph Sieland, Lutz Mahlke, Timon Röttinger, Jairo Cifuentes, Edgar Mayr and Kim Rau
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:23
  13. Management of uncontained medial proximal tibial defects during primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) can be challenging, especially for defects ≥ 10 mm in depth. This study sought to assess the outcomes of au...

    Authors: Ahmed Abdel-Monem Dewidar, Mohamed Kamal Mesregah, Mustafa Mohamed Mesriga and Ahmed Mohamed El-Behiry
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:22
  14. Treating tibial non-unions efficiently presents a challenge for orthopaedic trauma surgeons. The established gold standard involves implanting autologous bone graft with adequate fixation, but the addition of ...

    Authors: Fangzhou Lu, Rald V. M. Groven, Martijn van Griensven, Martijn Poeze, Jan A. P. Geurts, Shan Shan Qiu and Taco J. Blokhuis
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:21
  15. This study aims to compare the range of motion (ROM) of reverse shoulder arthroplasty lateralised by bony increased offset (BIO-RSA) using a standard 38-mm (mm) component to regular reverse shoulder arthroplas...

    Authors: Arno A. Macken, Geert Alexander Buijze, Michael Kimmeyer, Tilman Hees, Denise Eygendaal, Michel van den Bekerom, Laurent Lafosse and Thibault Lafosse
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:20
  16. The objective of this study is to investigate the risk of revision surgery when delaying anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) past 3 months or 6 months after injury.

    Authors: Helena Amstrup Jensen, Torsten Grønbech Nielsen and Martin Lind
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:19
  17. Osteosarcoma is the most common primary bone malignancy in skeletally immature patients. The proximal humerus is the third most common site of osteosarcoma. The literature shows a paucity of published data con...

    Authors: Wael Mohamed Safwat Sadek, Ibrahim Khairy Fayed Elshamly, Moustafa Saladin Mohammed Salem, Wessam Gamal AbouSenna, Emad Ebeid and Walid Atef Ebeid
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:18
  18. Capacitively coupling electric fields (CCEF) is a method of non-invasive biophysical stimulation that enhances fracture repair and spinal fusion. This multicentre randomized controlled trial aimed to further e...

    Authors: Andrea Piazzolla, Davide Bizzoca, Giovanni Barbanti-Brodano, Matteo Formica, Luca Pietrogrande, Umberto Tarantino, Stefania Setti, Biagio Moretti and Giuseppe Solarino
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:17
  19. The purpose of this systematic review is to examine the outcomes, complications, and potential advantages of using anatomical interlocking intramedullary nails (IMN) in the treatment of radius and ulnar shaft ...

    Authors: Ali Lari, Yousef Hassan, Abdulwahab Altammar, Ali Esmaeil, Abdulaziz Altammar, Carlos Prada and Ali Jarragh
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:16
  20. We investigated the time to reimplantation (TTR) during two-stage revision using static spacers with regard to treatment success and function in patients with chronic periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) of th...

    Authors: Jan Puetzler, Marc Hofschneider, Georg Gosheger, Christoph Theil, Martin Schulze, Jan Schwarze, Raphael Koch and Burkhard Moellenbeck
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:15
  21. This study aimed to assess the validity and informational value of TikTok content about epicondylitis. The hypothesis tested herein was that TikTok video content would not provide adequate and valid information.

    Authors: Riccardo D’Ambrosi, Enrico Bellato, Gianluca Bullitta, Antonio Benedetto Cecere, Katia Corona, Angelo De Crescenzo, Valentina Fogliata, Gian Mario Micheloni, Maristella Francesca Saccomanno, Fabrizio Vitullo and Andrea Celli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:14
  22. The incidence of all periprosthetic fractures (PPF), which require complex surgical treatment associated with high morbidity and mortality, is predicted to increase. The evolving surgical management has create...

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    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:13
  23. Alumina particles from the grit blasting of Ti-alloy stems are suspected to contribute to aseptic loosening. An alumina-reduced stem surface was hypothesized to improve osseointegration and show comparable sho...

    Authors: Céline S. Moret, Salim El Masri, Benjamin L. Schelker, Niklaus F. Friederich and Michael T. Hirschmann
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:12
  24. Proximal humeral fractures (PHFs) are still controversial with regards to treatment and are difficult to classify. The study’s objective is to show that preoperative planning performed while handling a three-d...

    Authors: Andrea Fidanza, Gianfilippo Caggiari, Francesco Di Petrillo, Enrico Fiori, Alberto Momoli and Giandomenico Logroscino
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:11
  25. The aim of this study was to use the Activities of Daily Living which require Internal Rotation (ADLIR) questionnaire to assess the functional internal rotation in patients who had undergone reverse shoulder a...

    Authors: Arno A. Macken, Wouter J. van der Poel, Geert A. Buijze, Joris J. Beckers, Denise Eygendaal, Laurent Lafosse and Thibault Lafosse
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:10
  26. The purpose of this study is to compare peri-operative and short-term outcomes in patients who underwent elective total hip replacement (THA) for primary osteoarthritis (OA) with direct anterior approach (DAA)...

    Authors: Mattia Alessio-Mazzola, Pietro Colombo, Niccolo’ Barducci, Elena Ghezzi, Luigi Zagra, Patrizio Caldora, Marco Ometti, Giacomo Placella and Vincenzo Salini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:9
  27. The network of intermediate filament proteins underlying the inner nuclear membrane forms the nuclear lamina. Lamins have been associated with important cellular functions: DNA replication, chromatin organizat...

    Authors: Vittorio Candela, Barbara Peruzzi, Martina Leopizzi, Natale Porta, Valeria Di Maio, Benjamin Greenberg, Carlo Della Rocca and Stefano Gumina
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:8
  28. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears in skeletally immature patients are increasingly common. Evidence comparing the outcomes of all-epiphyseal versus trans-epiphyseal ACL reconstruction in skeletally immatu...

    Authors: Filippo Migliorini, Marco Pilone, Michael Kurt Memminger, Jörg Eschweiler, Riccardo Giorgino and Nicola Maffulli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:7
  29. The cause of early septic failure after two-stage exchange revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for chronic periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) and the factors affecting it are not well known. The purpose o...

    Authors: Woo-Suk Lee, Kwan Kyu Park, Byung-Woo Cho, Jun Young Park, Inuk Kim and Hyuck Min Kwon
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:6
  30. Intramedullary tibial nailing (IMN) is the gold standard for stabilizing tibial shaft fractures. IMN can be performed through an infra- or suprapatellar approach.

    Authors: Essi E. Honkonen, Jussi P. Repo, Heidi Lehtokangas, Emma Luoma, Mikko Uimonen, Sami Nurmi, Antti Ylitalo, Antti Riuttanen, Tiia Kivelä, Ville M. Mattila and Piia Suomalainen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:5
  31. Surgical site infections (SSI) are the most frequent early complications of hand surgeries. However, the indications still remain uncertain for antibiotic prophylaxis in elective clean soft tissue surgeries of...

    Authors: Gabrielle Avelar Negri, Antônio Clodoildo Andrade Junior, Manuela Amoedo Cox, Marcos Felipe Marcatto de Abreu, Simone Appenzeller and Rodrigo Gonçalves Pagnano
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:4
  32. Adhesive capsulitis (AC) is a disease of the glenohumeral joint that is characterized by pain and both passive and active global stiffness with a slow and insidious onset. The disease can occur spontaneously (...

    Authors: F. Inglese, M. Montemagno, A. Brigo, M. Nigro, A. Giorgini, G. M. Micheloni and G. Porcellini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:3
  33. Recent studies demonstrated that restoring sagittal alignment to the original Roussouly type can remarkably reduce complication rates after adult spinal deformity surgery. However, there is still no data provi...

    Authors: Muyi Wang, Xin Wang, Hao Wang, Yifei Shen, Yong Qiu, Xu Sun, Dong Zhou and Yuqing Jiang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:2
  34. Several clinical investigations have compared different pharmacologic agents for the prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism (VTE). However, no consensus has been reached. The present investigation compared enox...

    Authors: Filippo Migliorini, Nicola Maffulli, Erlis Velaj, Andreas Bell, Daniel Kämmer, Frank Hildebrand, Ulf Krister Hofmann and Jörg Eschweiler
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2024 25:1
  35. Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF), a commonly used procedure in spine surgery, has the advantage of a lower incidence of nerve lesions compared to the posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) techn...

    Authors: Marcello Ferraro, Francesco Puglia, Andrea Della Valle, Vincenzo Cerbone, Alfonso Cicatelli, Donata Rita Peroni, Davide Cecconi, Bernardo Misaggi and Giovanni Andrea La Maida
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:62
  36. The spread of artificial intelligence (AI) has led to transformative advancements in diverse sectors, including healthcare. Specifically, generative writing systems have shown potential in various applications...

    Authors: Stefano Pagano, Sabrina Holzapfel, Tobias Kappenschneider, Matthias Meyer, Günther Maderbacher, Joachim Grifka and Dominik Emanuel Holzapfel
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:61
  37. Bone marrow lesion (BML) is an important magnetic resonance finding (MRI) finding that predicts knee osteoarthritis. The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of proximal tibial morphology on ...

    Authors: Hikaru K. Ishibashi, Eiji Sasaki, Kyota Ishibashi, Daisuke Chiba, Takahiro Tsushima, Yuka Kimura, Gentaro Kumagai, Eiichi Tsuda, Kaori Sawada, Tatsuya Mikami and Yasuyuki Ishibashi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:60
  38. Obstetric brachial plexus injury (OBPI) is a weakening or paralysis of the upper arm caused by brachial plexus injury followed by a muscle paralysis with severe repercussions on the movement of the shoulder jo...

    Authors: Giuseppe Porcellini, Marco Montemagno, Chiara Manzini, Gabriele Fiumana, Andrea Giorgini, Gianmario Micheloni and Luigi Tarallo
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:59
  39. The aim of this study is a clinical evaluation of the center of rotation (COR) placement towards a patient’s recovery with respect to daily living ability and mobility. In past experiments based on three-dimen...

    Authors: Christopher Nieschk, Johanna Abelmann-Brockmann, Leonard Lisitano, Annabel Fenwick, Heinz Röttinger, Michael Ecker, Edgar Mayr and Timon Röttinger
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:58
  40. Articular screw penetration is one of the most common hardware-related problems after scaphoid fracture fixation, occurring in up to two-thirds of patients, in particular into the scaphotrapezotrapezoidal (STT...

    Authors: Pierre-Emmanuel Chammas, Maxime Pastor, Michel Chammas and Geert Alexander Buijze
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:57
  41. Surgical treatment of pertrochanteric fractures is one of the most performed surgeries in orthogeriatrics. Proximal femoral nailing, the most performed procedure, is often used as a training surgery for young ...

    Authors: D. J. Haslhofer, J. M. Stiftinger, N. Kraml, F. Dannbauer, C. Schmolmüller, T. Gotterbarm, O. Kwasny and A. Klasan
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:56
  42. Plate osteosynthesis with implants made of carbon-fibre-reinforced polyetheretherketone (CFR-PEEK) has recently been introduced for the treatment of fractures of the proximal humerus (PHFs). The advantages of ...

    Authors: Michael Kimmeyer, Jonas Schmalzl, Verena Rentschler, Christian Schieffer, Arno Macken, Christian Gerhardt and Lars-Johannes Lehmann
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:54
  43. Lateral, All-Round and All-Inside (LARAI) portal is a viewing or working portal for observing and repairing the lesions of the lateral meniscus. However, there are safety concerns about popliteal artery (PA) i...

    Authors: Yi Long, Zhengzheng Zhang, Min Zhou, Jingyi Hou, Yunfeng Zhou, Liang Jiang, Xiaoding Xu and Rui Yang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:53
  44. While clinical and patient-reported outcomes have been investigated in patients after InternalBrace™-augmented anterior cruciate ligament repair (ACL-IB), less is known regarding restoration of functional perf...

    Authors: Linda Bühl, Sebastian Müller, Corina Nüesch, Geert Pagenstert, Annegret Mündermann and Christian Egloff
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:52
  45. Percutaneous iliosacral (IS) screw fixation and trans-iliac trans-sacral (TITS) screw fixation are clinically effective treatments of posterior pelvic sacroiliac fractures. In order to accurately assess the sa...

    Authors: An-Jhih Luo, Angela Wang, Chih-Yang Lai, Yi-Hsun Yu, Yung-Heng Hsu, Ying-Chao Chou and I.-Jung Chen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:51
  46. Both modular and monoblock tapered fluted titanium (TFT) stems are increasingly being used for revision total hip arthroplasty (rTHA). However, the differences between the two designs in clinical outcomes and ...

    Authors: Daofeng Wang, Hua Li, Wupeng Zhang, Huanyu Li, Cheng Xu, Wanheng Liu and Jiantao Li
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:50
  47. Surgery involving implantable devices is widely used to solve several health issues. National registries are essential tools for implantable device surveillance and vigilance. In 2017, the European Union encou...

    Authors: Simona Pascucci, Francesco Langella, Michela Franzò, Marco Giovanni Tesse, Enrico Ciminello, Alessia Biondi, Eugenio Carrani, Letizia Sampaolo, Gustavo Zanoli, Pedro Berjano and Marina Torre
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:49
  48. This study aimed to analyze the clinical efficacy of one-stage anterior debridement of lower cervical tuberculosis using iliac crest bone graft fusion and internal fixation.

    Authors: Ping Xia, Pengfei Tao, Xiaolong Zhao, Xianglin Peng, Songfeng Chen, Xiucai Ma, Lei Fan, Jing Feng and Feifei Pu
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:48
  49. Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic disease associated with a severe impact on quality of life. However, unfortunately, there are no evidence-based guidelines for the non-surgical management of this disease....

    Authors: Elisa Pesare, Giovanni Vicenti, Elisaveta Kon, Massimo Berruto, Roberto Caporali, Biagio Moretti and Pietro S. Randelli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:47

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