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  1. In an effort to avoid the morbidity associated with autogenous bone graft harvesting, cervical cages in combination with allograft bone are used to achieve fusion. The goal of the current study was to assess t...

    Authors: C. Faldini, M. Chehrassan, M. T. Miscione, F. Acri, M. d’Amato, C. Pungetti, D. Luciani and S. Giannini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:169
  2. The aim of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is essentially to restore functional stability of the knee and to allow patients to return to their desired work and activities. While in the young an...

    Authors: Claudio Legnani, Clara Terzaghi, Enrico Borgo and Alberto Ventura
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:167
  3. Surgical site infections are important complications in orthopedic surgery. A mobile laminar air flow (LAF) screen could represent a useful addition to an operating room (OR) with conventional turbulent air ve...

    Authors: D. Sossai, G. Dagnino, F. Sanguineti and F. Franchin
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:168
  4. The case of a 20-year-old female who presented with refractory coccydynia and sternal pain is described. She was immunocompetent, and had no systemic features. She was diagnosed with tuberculosis of the sterna...

    Authors: Saurabh Singh, Chethan Nagaraj, Ghanshyam N. Khare and Vinay Kumaraswamy
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:157
  5. Nonoperative management of midshaft clavicle fractures (MSCFs) is standard; however, it is now generally accepted that displaced midshaft clavicle fractures benefit from internal fixation. Plating and intramed...

    Authors: Jamal E. H. Assobhi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:158
  6. For displaced medial condyle fractures in children, open reduction with internal fixation seems to be most popular treatment method. The major complication of this method is failure to make the proper early di...

    Authors: Kwang Soon Song, Kirti Ramnani, Chul Hyun Cho and Eun Seok Son
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:155
  7. We investigated the anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effect of simvastatin on articular cartilage via the inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase-3 (MMP-3), a matrix-degrading enzyme, in a mechanically in...

    Authors: Erdem Aktas, Ertugrul Sener and Pınar Uyar Gocun
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:154
  8. Avulsion fractures of the anterior superior iliac spine are rare. This injury is usually seen in adolescents, as an avulsion fracture of the apophyses, a result of sudden vigorous contraction or repetitive con...

    Authors: B. S. Dhinsa, Azal Jalgaonkar, Bhupinder Mann, Sajid Butt and Rob Pollock
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:153
  9. Second malignancies, mostly in the form of bone sarcomas, are known to occur in hereditary retinoblastomas, which usually present with bilateral disease. Only 2 cases of Ewing’s sarcoma have been reported in t...

    Authors: Naveen Tahasildar, Vijay Goni, Kishan Bhagwat, Sujit Kumar Tripathy and Bijnya Birajita Panda
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:152
  10. We report a case of ulnar dimelia, commonly called mirror hand, in a 2-month-old female child who had restriction of elbow flexion and forearm rotation. There was no facial or other internal organ malformation...

    Authors: Javed Jameel, Abdul Qayyum Khan, Sohail Ahmad and Mazhar Abbas
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:146
  11. Given the increasing demand for tissue-sparing surgery, the surgical approach is the subject of lively debate in total hip replacement. The aim of this paper is to compare the efficacy of the minimally invasiv...

    Authors: Vincenzo Alecci, Maurizio Valente, Marina Crucil, Matteo Minerva, Chiara-Martina Pellegrino and Dario Davide Sabbadini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:144
  12. Perilunate dislocations and fracture dislocations represent uncommon and unusual injuries that are often missed at initial presentation and diagnosed late in up to 25% of cases. Prompt open reduction, carpal s...

    Authors: Hiren M. Divecha, Jon V. Clarke and Steven J. Barnes
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:143
  13. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is the appropriate treatment for degenerative pathology of the knee. Implant surveillance is mandatory to improve clinical results. We present the long-term results of a series of...

    Authors: A. Bistolfi, G. Massazza, F. Rosso, D. Deledda, V. Gaito, F. Lagalla, C. Olivero and M. Crova
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:142
  14. Neuropathic arthropathy (Charcot’s joint) is a degenerative process that affects peripheral or vertebral joints as a consequence of a disturbance in proprioception and pain perception. The knee is one of the m...

    Authors: Francesco Traina, Marcello De Fine, Caterina Novella Abati, Ideal Frakulli and Aldo Toni
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:137
  15. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is often used to evaluate low back pain; however, MRI in the supine position does not always reveal degenerative spondylolisthesis. The existence of a linear correlation betwee...

    Authors: R. Caterini, F. Mancini, S. Bisicchia, P. Maglione and P. Farsetti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:141
  16. Surgical treatment of a unusual acetabular fracture is described. This fracture was characterized by impaction and breaking down of the posterior articular surface and comminution of lamina quadrilatera lower por...

    Authors: R. Pascarella, V. Digennaro and G. Grandi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:139
  17. Local flaps based on perforator vessels are raising interest in reconstructive surgery of the limbs. These flaps allow efficient coverage of large wounds without the need to sacrifice a major vascular axis. Th...

    Authors: Pierluigi Tos, Marco Innocenti, Stefano Artiaco, Andrea Antonini, Luca Delcroix, Stefano Geuna and Bruno Battiston
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:136
  18. Isolated reports indicate the efficacy of infrared thermography for monitoring wound healing and septic complications, but no long-term analysis has ever been performed on this, and there are no data on the te...

    Authors: Carlo Luca Romanò, Delia Romanò, Francesca Dell’Oro, Nicola Logoluso and Lorenzo Drago
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:135
  19. Little is known about risk factors that may prevent hip fracture patients from being discharged to home. The present study was developed to investigate possible prognostic factors.

    Authors: Tetsuo Hagino, Satoshi Ochiai, Eiichi Sato, Yoshiyuki Watanabe, Shinya Senga and Hirotaka Haro
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:138
  20. Irreducibility of the knee following complete dislocation is a rare event determined by the interposition of various capsulo-ligamentous structures in the joint space. Such cases often require urgent surgical ...

    Authors: Alessandro Bistolfi, Giuseppe Massazza, Federica Rosso, Stefano Ventura, Enzo Cenna, Luca Drocco and Maurizio Crova
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:134
  21. A case of conjoint Hoffa-type fracture in a child is presented. Hoffa fracture, i.e., coronal slice fracture of the condyles of the femur, is rare in adults and even rarer in the pediatric population. To date,...

    Authors: Hitesh Lal, Pankaj Bansal, Rahul Khare and Deepak Mittal
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:133
  22. Total extrusion of the talus with interruption of all ligaments (missing talus) is a rare injury. We describe the case of a 27-year-old man who reported total extrusion of the talus after a motorbike accident ...

    Authors: Luca Vaienti, Francesco Maggi, Riccardo Gazzola and Edoardo Lanzani
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:129
  23. Treatment of vertically displaced sacral fracture can be difficult even for the expert traumatologist. Traditional reduction methods can show some limitations; we suggest a minimally invasive technique, which ...

    Authors: Alberto Nicodemo, Claudio Cuocolo, Marcello Capella, Martino Deregibus and Alessandro Massè
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:132
  24. Whilst there is little debate over the treatment of Rockwood grade V and VI acromioclavicular dislocation, the management of grade III acromioclavicular dislocation remains less clear. The purpose of this stud...

    Authors: Toby O. Smith, Rachel Chester, Eyiyemi O. Pearse and Caroline B. Hing
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:127
  25. We describe a patient with palmar-divergent dislocation of the scaphoid and lunate. After successful closed reduction, the scapholunate and lunotriquetral ligaments were sutured through the dorsal approach, an...

    Authors: Shingo Komura, Tatsuo Yokoi and Yasushi Suzuki
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:131
  26. There is no consensus on treatment of closed femoral-shaft fractures in children. We compared hip spica cast with titanium elastic nailing (TEN) in the treatment of femoral-shaft fractures in children.

    Authors: Hamid Reza Shemshaki, Hamid Mousavi, Ghasem Salehi and Mohammad Amin Eshaghi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:128
  27. Acromioclavicular joint dissociation may not be a common injury, yet it may cause limitations in activity. Types IV, V, and VI dissociations need operative repair. In this study, a simple technique is advocate...

    Authors: Mohamed Taha El Shewy and Hatem El Azizi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:130
  28. Subtalar dislocation is a rare injury, with the medial type occurring in the majority of cases. The period of postreduction immobilization is a matter of controversy. Most studies set the period of immobilizat...

    Authors: Nikolaos G. Lasanianos, Dimitrios N. Lyras, George Mouzopoulos, Nikolaos Tsutseos and Christos Garnavos
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:126
  29. Anticoagulant prophylaxis for preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a worldwide established procedure in hip and knee replacement surgery, as well as in the treatment of femoral neck fractures (FNF). Diff...

    Authors: F. Randelli, F. Biggi, G. Della Rocca, P. Grossi, D. Imberti, R. Landolfi, G. Palareti and D. Prisco
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 12:125
  30. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgical reconstruction is performed with the use of an autogenic, allogenic or synthetic graft. The document issued by the Italian National Guidelines System (SNLG, Sistema Na...

    Authors: Emilio Romanini, Franca D’Angelo, Salvatore De Masi, Ezio Adriani, Massimiliano Magaletti, Eleonora Lacorte, Paola Laricchiuta, Luciano Sagliocca, Cristina Morciano and Alfonso Mele
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:124
  31. Conventional retrograde cystography is often used to investigate patients with suspected bladder ruptures in pelvic trauma. Clinical indicators suggestive of a rupture include haematuria and suprapubic tendern...

    Authors: O. Berber, C. Emeagi, M. Perry and M. S. Rickman
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 12:123
  32. Snapping biceps femoris syndrome is an uncommon cause of lateral knee pain and may be difficult to diagnose, resulting in unsuccessful surgical intervention. In this report, we present an unusual case of a 37-...

    Authors: Giovanni Vavalle and Michele Capozzi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:117
  33. Open hip surgery is known to be a risk for heterotopic ossification (HO), and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been widely recognized as an effective prevention. Hip arthroscopy is gaining po...

    Authors: Filippo Randelli, Luca Pierannunzii, Lorenzo Banci, Vincenza Ragone, Alberto Aliprandi and Robert Buly
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:121
  34. The purpose of this study is to assess the relationship between functional levels in activities of daily living and sports and fear-avoidance beliefs in patients with a history of anterior cruciate ligament re...

    Authors: Michael D. Ross
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:118
  35. High tibial osteotomy (HTO) is a surgical procedure used to change the mechanical weight-bearing axis and alter the loads carried through the knee. Conventional indications for HTO are medial compartment osteo...

    Authors: Eugenio Savarese, Salvatore Bisicchia, Rocco Romeo and Annunziato Amendola
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 12:120
  36. Erosion of spinal osseous structure, so-called scalloping, has been rarely reported associated with herniated nucleus pulposus (HNP). We report a rare case of HNP causing erosion of the spinal osseous structur...

    Authors: Shinji Yoshioka, Koichi Sairyo, Toshinori Sakai, Tatsuya Tamura, Hirofumi Kosaka and Natsuo Yasui
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:119
  37. Pseuodaneurysms are an extremely rare complication of osteochondromas. We describe a case of traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the brachial artery presenting as a soft tissue mass in a patient who was treated for an...

    Authors: Celeste Scotti, Enrico M. Marone, Laura E. Brasca, Giuseppe M. Peretti, Roberto Chiesa, Alessandro Del Maschio, Gianfranco Fraschini and Francesco Camnasio
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:116
  38. Each year millions of patients are treated for joint pain with total joint arthroplasty, and the numbers are expected to rise. Comorbid disease is known to influence the outcome of total joint arthroplasty, an...

    Authors: Kristian Bjorgul, Wendy M. Novicoff and Khaled J. Saleh
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:115
  39. The hereditary peripheral neuropathies are a clinically and genetically heterogeneous group of diseases of the peripheral nervous system. Foot deformities, including the common pes cavus, but also hammer toes and...

    Authors: S. Piazza, G. Ricci, E. Caldarazzo Ienco, C. Carlesi, L. Volpi, G. Siciliano and M. Mancuso
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:114
  40. Iatrogenic devascularization of the femoral head is as an area of concern following hip resurfacing arthroplasty, with probable implications on short-term failure and long-term survival of the implant.

    Authors: Arun Kannan, Chandra Sekhar Bal, Vijay Kumar, Ravi Mittal, Nishikant Damle and Rajesh Malhotra
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:107
  41. Closed displaced midshaft clavicle fractures used to be treated nonoperatively, and many studies have reported that nonoperative treatment gave good results. However, more recent studies have reported poorer r...

    Authors: Cesare Faldini, Matteo Nanni, Danilo Leonetti, Francesco Acri, Claudio Galante, Deianira Luciani and Sandro Giannini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:113

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