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  1. Soft tissue defects over the mid- and distal third tibia, heel, dorsum and plantar aspect of the foot and over the medial, lateral and posterior aspect of the ankle are a common scenario in clinical orthopaedi...

    Authors: Anoop C. Dhamangaonkar and Hemant S. Patankar
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:304
  2. Clavicle fractures are common, accounting for 5–12 % of all fractures. Traditionally, displaced middle-third clavicle fractures have been managed non-operatively but the associated displacement often leads to ...

    Authors: Christopher Edward Hill
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:299
  3. Posterior wall fractures are the most common of all acetabular fractures, and there is universal consensus that displaced fractures are best treated with anatomical reduction and stable internal fixation. Thou...

    Authors: Narender Kumar Magu, Paritosh Gogna, Amanpreet Singh, Rohit Singla, Rajesh Rohilla, Amit Batra and Reetadyuti Mukhopadhyay
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:297
  4. This prospective comparative study was done to evaluate the effectiveness of implants of different design (titanium elastic intramedullary nail versus anatomical precontoured dynamic compression plate) in trea...

    Authors: Nidhi Narsaria, Ashutosh K. Singh, G. R. Arun and R. R. S. Seth
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:298
  5. Open reduction and plate fixation of the disrupted symphysis pubis is commonly performed through a horizontal Pfannenstiel incision. Certain clinical situations that complicate the soft tissue conditions of th...

    Authors: Mark R. Adams, John A. Scolaro and Milton Lee Chip Routt Jr.
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:296
  6. The aim of this retrospective study was to compare outcomes and complications of displaced fractures of the shaft of the humerus treated with limited-contact dynamic compression plates (LCDCPs) and locking com...

    Authors: Ashutosh Kumar Singh, Nidhi Narsaria, R. R. Seth and S. Garg
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:290
  7. Posterior wall fracture is the most common acetabular fracture. Comminuted fractures with an impacted segment represent a subtype of this injury. The subchondral bone of the articular zone is compressed and ca...

    Authors: R. Pascarella, M. Commessatti, R. Politano, A. Maresca, M. Del Torto, M. Chehrassan and R. Fantasia
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:291
  8. The optimal treatment of femoral neck fracture in the elderly patient is still under debate. In patients aged 60–80 years, the decision between internal fixation and arthroplasty remains controversial. The pri...

    Authors: Iftikhar H. Wani, Sidhartha Sharma, Irfan Latoo, A. Q. Salaria, Munir Farooq and Masrat Jan
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:278
  9. Recent publications have shown an infection rate of 5–7 % for acetabular fractures treated with the Kocher-Langenbeck (K-L) approach. Using metallic staples to close hip skin incisions has been considered the ...

    Authors: Christopher D. Mudd, John A. Boudreau and Berton R. Moed
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:282
  10. Management of distal tibial tumours with limb salvage surgery poses a challenge for the orthopaedic surgeon. This study was done to evaluate the results of fibular centralisation as a technique to reconstruct ...

    Authors: Zile Singh Kundu, Paritosh Gogna, Vinay Gupta, Rohit Singla, Sukhbir Singh Sangwan, Mukul Mohindra and Amanpreet Singh
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:279
  11. Evolution of periarticular implant technology has led to stiffer, more stable fixation constructs. However, as plate options increase, comparisons between different sized constructs have not been performed. Th...

    Authors: Saqib Hasan, Omri B. Ayalon, Richard S. Yoon, Amit Sood, Ulises Militano, Mark Cavanaugh and Frank A. Liporace
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:275
  12. Up to 4 % of patients presenting with a hip fracture may be on warfarin at admission. There is little consensus on the timing, dosage or route of vitamin K administration. We aimed to evaluate the impact of a ...

    Authors: I. Ahmed, M. A. Khan, V. Nayak and A. Mohsen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:274
  13. Over 75 % of patients presenting with a proximal humerus fracture are 70 years or older. Very little is known about the outcome after operative treatment of these fractures in very old patients. This study was...

    Authors: Marjolein de Kruijf, J. P. A. M. Vroemen, K. de Leur, E. A. M. van der Voort, D. I. Vos and L. Van der Laan
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:273
  14. Despite the great amount of research concerning bone cysts, there is still no commonly accepted method of treatment. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness managing bone cyst with hybrid exter...

    Authors: Vagif Verdiyev and Farhad Verdiyev
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:272
  15. Femoral fracture in adolescents is a significant injury. It is generally agreed that operative fixation is the treatment of choice, and rigid intramedullary nail fixation is a treatment option. However, numero...

    Authors: D. S. Angadi, D. E. T. Shepherd, R. Vadivelu and T. Barrett
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:270
  16. In 1943, Austin Moore developed the first endoprosthesis fashioned from Vitallium, providing the first alternative to traditional amputation as primary treatment of bone tumors. The success of the Vitallium en...

    Authors: John S. Hwang, Anokhi D. Mehta, Richard S. Yoon and Kathleen S. Beebe
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:265
  17. Though a number of series with long-term results have been published, there is still a paucity of literature on the role of patellar height after unicompartment knee arthroplasty (UKA). The present study was c...

    Authors: Devdatta Suhas Neogi, Ji Hoon Bae, Chang Woo Seok and Hong Chul Lim
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:268
  18. Understanding the biological mechanisms of why certain fractures are at risk for delayed healing or nonunion requires translational animal models that take advantage of transgenic and other genetic manipulatio...

    Authors: Aditya Chaubey, Brian Grawe, Jeffrey A. Meganck, Nathaniel Dyment, Jason Inzana, Xi Jiang, Camille Connolley, Hani Awad, David Rowe, Keith Kenter, Steven A. Goldstein and David Butler
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:269
  19. We investigated the radiographic parameters that may predict distal radial ulnar joint (DRUJ) instability in surgically treated radial shaft fractures. In our clinical experience, there are no previously repor...

    Authors: Richelle Takemoto, Michelle Sugi, Igor Immerman, Nirmal Tejwani and Kenneth A. Egol
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:266
  20. To determine the interobserver agreement on femoral version measurements between an orthopedic attending, orthopedic senior and junior residents, and an attending radiologist.

    Authors: Richard S. Yoon, John D. Koerner, Neeraj M. Patel, Michael S. Sirkin, Mark C. Reilly and Frank A. Liporace
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:263
  21. As life expectancy of patients increases, more elderly patients are undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA). There is a general perception of increased risk of complic...

    Authors: Shashi K. Nanjayan, Girish N. Swamy, Sunil Yellu, Sachin Yallappa, Tarek Abuzakuk and Robert Straw
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:262
  22. There is a continuing search for bone substitutes to avoid or minimize the need for autogenous bone grafts. Hydroxyapatite, a crystalline phase of calcium phosphate found naturally in bone minerals, has shown ...

    Authors: A. Meimandi Parizi, A. Oryan, Z. Shafiei-Sarvestani and A. Bigham-Sadegh
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:261
  23. Torsional malalignment syndrome (TMS) is a well defined condition consisting of a combination of femoral antetorsion and tibial lateral torsion. The axis of knee motion is medially rotated. This may lead to pa...

    Authors: Francesco Leonardi, Fabrizio Rivera, Alessandra Zorzan and Syed Mohsin Ali
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:260
  24. Although various congenital abnormalities have been described, congenital absence of calf musculature is extremely rare, with only one report on its complete absence. We are the first to describe a case of con...

    Authors: Saket Tibrewal, Faisal Alyas and Krishna Vemulapalli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:256
  25. Although ACL reconstructions provide satisfactory clinical results nowadays, regardless of the type of graft or the surgical technique used (out-in vs in-out or single- vs double-bundle), the residual rotatory...

    Authors: Andrea Ferretti, Edoardo Monaco and Antonio Vadalà
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:254
  26. The precise diagnosis of both intra and extra-capsular disease of the hip is now possible because of commonly available advanced diagnostic imaging techniques. An increasing number of reports in the orthopedic...

    Authors: A. Aprato, N. Jayasekera, A. Bajwa and R. N. Villar
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:253
  27. Concomitant knee injury is a common finding in femoral fractures but can be easily missed during early management of the initial trauma. Degrees of damage to the articular structures vary considerably; from on...

    Authors: Mohammad Kazem Emami Meybodi, Morteza Jannesari Ladani, Tohid Emami Meybodi, Alireza Rahimnia, Ahmad Dorostegan, Jalil Abrisham and Habib Yarbeygi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:255
  28. Patients in the extremes of old age with a femoral neck fracture represent a challenging subgroup, and are thought to be associated with poorer outcomes due to increased numbers of comorbidities. Whilst many s...

    Authors: K. S. Hapuarachchi, R. S. Ahluwalia and M. G. Bowditch
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:248
  29. The treatment of radial neck fractures in children varies according to the displacement, angulation, and skeletal maturity. There is a general agreement that displaced radial neck fractures with more than 30° ...

    Authors: Luigi Tarallo, Raffaele Mugnai, Francesco Fiacchi, Francesco Capra and Fabio Catani
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:252
  30. The conventional approach for MRI procedures in very young children is to use general anesthesia which comes with inherent risks. Non-pharmacological strategies to reduce anxiety in children have also been des...

    Authors: P.-Y. Rabattu, A. Courvoisier, E. Bourgeois, A. Eid, C. Durand and J. Griffet
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:251
  31. Unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) is now established as a treatment for medial compartment arthritis. The Oxford UKR (Biomet Orthopedics, Inc, Warsaw, IN, USA) has a mobile-bearing system, which minimize...

    Authors: S. Tibrewal, H. Pandit, P. McLardy-Smith, S. B. Tibrewal and D. W. Murray
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:250
  32. The ideal treatment for displaced intraarticular calcaneal fractures is still under debate. Open reduction and internal fixation is the most popular surgical procedure; however, wound complications, hardware f...

    Authors: Francesco Biggi, Stefano Di Fabio, Corrado D’Antimo, Francesco Isoni, Cosimo Salfi and Silvia Trevisani
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:249
  33. The Prolo Scale (PS) is a widely accepted assessment tool for lumbar spinal surgery results. Nevertheless, in the literature there is a dearth of consensus about its application, interpretation and accuracy. T...

    Authors: Carla Vanti, Donatella Prosperi and Marco Boschi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:243
  34. Radiologic determination of pediatric femoral fracture rotation has been debated. Measuring the antetorsion angle of the fractured femur by computed tomography and comparing it with the opposite side has been ...

    Authors: M. S. Ozel, I. E. Ketenci, E. Kaya, S. Tuna and B. Saygi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:244
  35. Acromioclavicular (AC) dislocation involves complete loss of articular contact; it is defined as chronic when it follows conservative management or unsuccessful surgical treatment.

    Authors: Francesco Fauci, Giovanni Merolla, Paolo Paladini, Fabrizio Campi and Giuseppe Porcellini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:242
  36. Originally described by Monteggia and later classified by Bado, elbow dislocations with concurrent radial and ulnar shaft fractures with distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) disruption are considered operative cases...

    Authors: Joseph L. Laratta, Richard S. Yoon, Matthew A. Frank, Kenneth Koury, Derek J. Donegan and Frank A. Liporace
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:239
  37. Symptomatic nonunion of the lateral epicondyle of the elbow is a rare injury. We present the case of a 36-year-old woman who complained of elbow pain and instability several months after a conservatively treat...

    Authors: Maria Valencia, Raul Barco and Samuel A. Antuña
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 14:221
  38. Soft tissue management around the lower third of the leg and foot presents a considerable challenge to the plastic surgeon. The aim of this research was to investigate the anatomical relationships of artery, n...

    Authors: Chen Wang, Zhuyou Xiong, Jing Xu, Li Zhang, He Huang and Guangzao Li
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 15:202

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