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  1. Sacroiliac joint infection is rare and frequently missed; purpose of this study is to describe the clinical presentations, comorbidities, laboratory and imaging findings, surgical options and outcomes of this ...

    Authors: Hamdan Ahmed, Ahmed Ezzat Siam, Gouda-Mohamed Gouda-Mohamed and Heinrich Boehm
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:233
  2. Diagnosis and treatment of low-grade chondrosarcoma remain controversial. We performed a review of a single-center series with the aims of assessing the oncologic outcome of these patients, verifying if intral...

    Authors: Domenico Andrea Campanacci, Guido Scoccianti, Alessandro Franchi, Giuliana Roselli, Giovanni Beltrami, Massimiliano Ippolito, Giuseppe Caff, Filippo Frenos and Rodolfo Capanna
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:230
  3. Loss of motion of the elbow joint is a common finding after elbow trauma. It has been shown that arthroscopic treatment leads to excellent restoration of elbow motion, although it is still a demanding procedur...

    Authors: Luigi Adriano Pederzini, Luigi Milandri, Massimo Tosi, Mauro Prandini and Fabio Nicoletta
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:229
  4. Large bony defects in the middle or distal third of the tibia resulting from surgical resection of malignant bone tumors present a difficult reconstructive challenge. Various methods of reconstruction are avai...

    Authors: Yousuf M. Khira and Hamed A. Badawy
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:225
  5. Until now there have been no prospective studies describing the results of using the superior clavicle plate with lateral extension in patients with displaced lateral clavicle fractures (Neer type 2). The purp...

    Authors: Davut Tiren and Joseph P. A. M. Vroemen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:228
  6. Proximal hamstring tendinopathy typically afflicts athletes. The poor knowledge of this pathology can lead to late diagnosis and late treatment, which in chronic cases could be challenging. Surgical treatment ...

    Authors: Francesco Benazzo, Matteo Marullo, Giacomo Zanon, Cristian Indino and Francesco Pelillo
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:226
  7. The aim of the present study was to compare the pain levels resulting from the use of a silicone ring tourniquet (SRT) to those resulting from the use of a classic pneumatic cuff tourniquet (PT) in patients un...

    Authors: G. I. Drosos, A. Ververidis, N. I. Stavropoulos, R. Mavropoulos, G. Tripsianis and K. Kazakos
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:223
  8. Zone I ruptures of the Achilles tendon and chronic ruptures in zone II with a gap of more than 6 cm are difficult to treat. We describe a technique that is very well suited to this type of rupture.

    Authors: Avadhanam Pavan Kumar, Raviprakash Shashikiran and Choulapalle Raghuram
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 14:222
  9. Patellar tendinopathy (PT) presents a challenge to orthopaedic surgeons. The purpose of this review is to revise strategies for treatment of PT

    Authors: E. C. Rodriguez-Merchan
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 14:220
  10. Pharmacological 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, but few ...

    Authors: F. Randelli, E. Romanini, F. Biggi, G. Danelli, G. Della Rocca, N. R. Laurora, D. Imberti, G. Palareti and D. Prisco
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 14:214
  11. The articular cartilage of the shoulder is not endowed with intrinsic repair abilities, so the detection of chondral lesions during arthroscopy may indicate that additional articular procedures are needed. The...

    Authors: Giuseppe Porcellini, Giovanni Merolla, Fabrizio Campi, Andrea Pellegrini, Chandra Sekhar Bodanki and Paolo Paladini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 14:219
  12. A multicenter retrospective analysis of patients treated for leg fractures was conducted to develop a score that correlates with fracture healing time and to identify the risk gradient for delayed healing.

    Authors: Leo Massari, Francesco Falez, Vincenzo Lorusso, Giacomo Zanon, Luigi Ciolli, Filippo La Cava, Matteo Cadossi, Eugenio Chiarello, Francesca De Terlizzi, Stefania Setti and Francesco Maria Benazzo
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 14:218
  13. The preoperative bone defect and the reconstruction of the center of rotation of the hip are critical in acetabular revision surgery. Uncemented oblong cups are employed in order to manage these issues. We ana...

    Authors: Eduardo García-Rey, Ricardo Fernández-Fernández, David Durán and Rosario Madero
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 14:217
  14. The stemless shoulder prosthesis is a new concept in shoulder arthroplasty. To date, only a few studies have investigated the results of this prosthesis. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical a...

    Authors: Alexander Berth and Géza Pap
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 14:216
  15. Patients with low back pain frequently demonstrate recumbent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) alterations not always related to homogeneous clinical symptoms. The purpose of this study was to evaluate and quan...

    Authors: Umberto Tarantino, Ezio Fanucci, Riccardo Iundusi, Monica Celi, Simone Altobelli, Elena Gasbarra, Giovanni Simonetti and Guglielmo Manenti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 14:213
  16. Volkmann’s ischemic contracture is a less common but crippling condition affecting the extremities. Once the condition sets in, the prognosis always remains guarded, even after long and intensive physiotherapy...

    Authors: Pulak Sharma and M. K. S. Swamy
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:212
  17. In recent years, several reports have suggested an association between the use of bisphosphonates and subtrochanteric insufficiency fractures. Research from animal studies and in some cases from histomorphomet...

    Authors: Andreas Seraphim, Nawfal Al-Hadithy, Simon C. Mordecai and Shafic Al-Nammari
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:207
  18. Bony defects in the spine are divided into three main types: spondylolysis, pediculolysis, and laminolysis. Lumbar spondylolysis is a well-known stress fracture that occurs frequently in adolescent athletes. P...

    Authors: Ryo Miyagi, Koichi Sairyo, Toshinori Sakai, Hiroshi Yoshioka, Natsuo Yasui and Akira Dezawa
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:206
  19. Computer-assisted total knee replacement (TKR) has been shown to improve radiographic alignment and therefore the clinical outcome. Outliers with greater than 3° of varus or valgus malalignment in TKR can suff...

    Authors: Norberto Confalonieri, Cesare Chemello, Pietro Cerveri and Alfonso Manzotti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:205
  20. Glenohumeral instability is a common problem in young and active patients. Both open and arthroscopic procedures have proven to be effective options. In cases with large bone defects on the glenoid side or on ...

    Authors: Simone Cerciello, Thomas Bradley Edwards and Gilles Walch
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:201
  21. Multiplanar complex C3-type unstable distal femoral fractures present many challenges in terms of approach and fixation. This prospective study investigates a possible solution to these problems through double...

    Authors: Ayman El-Sayed Khalil and Mostafa Ahmed Ayoub
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:204
  22. Fixation of pertrochanteric fracture is undoubtedly an additional trauma after the fracture itself. In elderly patients, it might have an important impact on the whole organism. In the literature we find vario...

    Authors: F. del Prete, T. Nizegorodcew and P. Regazzoni
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:199
  23. Matrix metalloproteinases are catabolic enzymes that play a key role in the articular cartilage degeneration evident in degenerative and inflammatory conditions of articular cartilage. The aim of this study is...

    Authors: Joseph F. Baker, Pauline M. Walsh, Damien P. Byrne and Kevin J. Mulhall
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:200
  24. Blood transfusion is often required in total knee replacement; various methods of blood preservation have been studied. The best solution is to reduce the loss of blood during and after surgery.

    Authors: Luigi Sabatini, Andrea Trecci, Daniele Imarisio, Marco Davide Uslenghi, Giuseppe Bianco and Roberto Scagnelli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:198
  25. Implant stability is considered vital to long-time implant survival in total hip arthroplasty (THA), since loose implants are reported to be a major cause of hip revision. There is an association between early...

    Authors: Kristin Haugan, Otto S. Husby, Jomar Klaksvik and Olav A. Foss
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:187
  26. Concomitant ipsilateral fractures of the neck and shaft of the femur in children are rare. The most recent report in this context found a total of only nine reported cases (<12 years of age) following a search...

    Authors: Kwang Soon Song, Kirti Ramnani, Chul Hyun Cho, Ki Cheor Bae, Kyung Jae Lee and Eun Seok Son
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 14:188
  27. Fasciotomy for compartment syndrome is an emergent procedure that is usually done in the operating theater under general anesthesia. Delay in performing the procedure can lead to worse outcome. Various reasons...

    Authors: Nabil A. Ebraheim, Amr A. Abdelgawad, Molly A. Ebraheim and Sreenivasa R. Alla
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:196
  28. One of the main criticisms of minimally invasive approaches in total knee arthroplasty has been their poor adaptability in cases of major deformity or stiffness of the knee joint. When they are used in such ca...

    Authors: Francesco Benazzo and Stefano Marco Paolo Rossi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:197
  29. We report a case of loosening of a bioabsorbable cross-pin fixation device for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Forty-two months following a bone tendon bone reconstruction of the anterior cruciate l...

    Authors: R. A. Boden, A. Razak, S. M. A. Hussain and S. J. Mcloughlin
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 14:194
  30. Existing classifications for heterotopic ossification (HO) do not include all HO types; nor do they consider the anatomy of the involved joint or the neurological injury. Therefore, we performed this study to ...

    Authors: Andreas F. Mavrogenis, Giovanni Guerra, Eric Lodwijk Staals, Giuseppe Bianchi and Pietro Ruggieri
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:193
  31. Use of antibiotic-loaded acrylic bone cement to treat orthopaedic infections continues to remain popular, but resistance to routinely used antibiotics has led to the search for alternative, more effective anti...

    Authors: Sumant Samuel, Binu S. Mathew, Balaji Veeraraghavan, Denise H. Fleming, Samuel B. Chittaranjan and John A. J. Prakash
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:191
  32. Pelvic osteoporotic fractures (POFs) are often associated with considerable morbidity and mortality mainly as a result of infections and cardiovascular events. Patients usually need prolonged institutionalizat...

    Authors: M. Alnaib, S. Waters, Y. Shanshal, N. Caplan, S. Jones, A. St Clair Gibson and D. Kader
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 13:182
  33. Volar carpometacarpal dislocation is a rare form of hand injury that can be easily missed without applying a high level of suspicion and performing a meticulous examination. In this case report, we present a r...

    Authors: Javed Jameel, Mohd Zahid, Mazhar Abbas and Abdul Qayyum Khan
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 14:181
  34. Nail impingement against the anterior femoral cortex during nail insertion, or anterior cortex penetration, has been described in the literature as a worrying complication. We describe a previously unreported ...

    Authors: Pietro Maniscalco, Fabrizio Rivera, Jacopo D’Ascola and Emmanuel Olivier Del Vecchio
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 14:183
  35. We describe a case of dorsal–lumbar vertebral tuberculosis (Pott’s disease) first treated with antibiotic therapy, bed rest, and cast. After 2 months of treatment patient’s symptoms worsened. Minimally invasiv...

    Authors: S. Rigotti, L. Boriani, C. A. Luzi, S. Marocco, A. Angheben, A. Gasbarrini and C. Zorzi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 14:184
  36. Modular femoral and acetabular components are now widely used, but only a few complications related to the modularity itself have been reported. We describe a case of dissociation of the modular total hip arth...

    Authors: A. Kouzelis, C. S. Georgiou and P. Megas
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 13:172
  37. Xanthogranulomatous osteomyelitis is a rare type of inflammatory process which is characterized by composition of immune cell aggregation on histological studies. Delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction of cell...

    Authors: Abolhasan Borjian, Farshid Rezaei, Mohammad Amin Eshaghi and Hamidreza Shemshaki
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 13:165
  38. Sacral fractures are rare but severe injuries. They are often associated with neurological impairment and pelvic instability. We present a case of a 28-year-old woman who sustained an H-type fracture of the sa...

    Authors: Angiola Valente, Alberto Nicodemo, Antonio Bruno and Alessandro Massè
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 13:163
  39. A 27-year-old professional martial arts athlete experienced recurrent right knee patellar tendon rupture on three occasions. He underwent two operations for complete patellar tendon rupture: an end-to-end teno...

    Authors: A. Vadalà, R. Iorio, A. M. Bonifazi, G. Bolle and A. Ferretti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 13:160
  40. The fingernail has an important role in hand function, facilitating the pinch and increasing the sensitivity of the fingertip. Therefore, immediate and proper strategy in treating fingernail injuries is essent...

    Authors: P. Tos, P. Titolo, N. L. Chirila, F. Catalano and S. Artiaco
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2011 13:161

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