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  1. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture has been implicated in the development of knee osteoarthritis (OA). This study aimed at determining the incidence of prior ACL deficiency in patients undergoing total k...

    Authors: M. J. M. Douglas, J. D. Hutchison and A. G. Sutherland
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:103
  2. The few available studies directly comparing aseptic and septic joint revision surgery report conflicting results. We investigated whether two-stage revision of septic hip prosthesis with a preformed antibioti...

    Authors: Carlo Luca Romanò, Delia Romanò, Nicola Logoluso and Enzo Meani
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:106
  3. It has been indicated that, in the long term, the rate of wear and the degree of osteolysis observed with uncemented acetabular components are greater than those associated with cemented cups, but most studies...

    Authors: Håvard Bjerkholt, Øystein Høvik and Olav Reikerås
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:104
  4. In patients with myelomeningocele (MMC), a high number of fractures occur in the paralyzed extremities, affecting mobility and independence. The aims of this retrospective cross-sectional study are to determin...

    Authors: Michael Akbar, Bjoern Bresch, Patric Raiss, Carl Hans Fürstenberg, Thomas Bruckner, Thorsten Seyler, Claus Carstens and Rainer Abel
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:102
  5. Retroisthmic cleft refers to a cleft in the lamina and is rarely reported. It was first described by Brocher, and later Wick et al. proposed the term “laminolysis” to describe the retroisthmic cleft by analogy...

    Authors: Toshinori Sakai, Koichi Sairyo, Shoichiro Takao, Hirofumi Kosaka and Natsuo Yasui
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:101
  6. We report a rare case of congenital absence of the L5-S1 facet joint, which was associated with a conjoined nerve root. Combination of these two anomalies has been quite rarely reported in the literature. A 39...

    Authors: Shinji Yoshioka, Koichi Sairyo, Toshinori Sakai and Natsuo Yasui
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:100
  7. The effect of postoperative adaptive bone remodeling following a stemmed femoral implant in revision total knee arthroplasty (rTKA) is unknown. The aim of this study was to evaluate bone mineral density (BMD) ...

    Authors: Claus L. Jensen, Michael M. Petersen, Henrik M. Schrøder and Bjarne Lund
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:98
  8. Cervical degenerative pathology produces pain and disability, and if conservative treatment fails, surgery is indicated. The aim of this study was to determined whether anterior decompression and interbody fus...

    Authors: Cesare Faldini, Danilo Leonetti, Matteo Nanni, Alberto Di Martino, Luca Denaro, Vincenzo Denaro and Sandro Giannini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:93
  9. Alteration of normal scapulohumeral rhythm due to the fatigue of scapular-stabilizing muscles induces decrease of rotator cuff strength. In this study we analyzed the interobserver and intraobserver realibilit...

    Authors: Giovanni Merolla, Elisa De Santis, Fabrizio Campi, Paolo Paladini and Giuseppe Porcellini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:95
  10. Dislocation after primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a significant complication that occurs in 2–5% of patients. It has been postulated that increasing the femoral head diameter may reduce the risk of dis...

    Authors: Einar Amlie, Øystein Høvik and Olav Reikerås
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:97
  11. A correct alignment of the tibial and femoral component is one of the most important factors determining favourable long-term results of a total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The accuracy provided by the use of the...

    Authors: F. Massai, F. Conteduca, A. Vadalà, R. Iorio, L. Basiglini and A. Ferretti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:96
  12. Isolated posterolateral corner (PLC) tears are relatively rare events. Various surgical techniques to treat posterolateral knee instability have been described; because surgical results are linked to cruciate ...

    Authors: Lawrence Camarda, Vincenzo Condello, Vincenzo Madonna, Fabrizio Cortese, Michele D’Arienzo and Claudio Zorzi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:88
  13. The surgical treatment of massive rotator cuff tears (RCT) is still controversial and can be based on a variety of different surgical repair methods. This study investigated the effectiveness of arthroscopic d...

    Authors: Alexander Berth, Wolfram Neumann, Friedemann Awiszus and Géza Pap
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:84
  14. Even though there are multiple studies documenting the outcome of the Charnley low-friction arthroplasty as well as abundant studies on uncemented arthroplasties, there is a dearth of comparative studies of th...

    Authors: Kristian Bjørgul, Wendy M. Novicoff, S. T. Andersen, K. Brevig, F. Thu, M. Wiig and O. Åhlund
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:82
  15. Patient age, radiographic severity of osteoarthritis (OA), and severity of symptoms are typically considered as the three key factors in selecting the osteoarthritic patients for total knee arthroplasty (TKA)....

    Authors: Chong Bum Chang, Jae Ho Yoo, In Jun Koh, Yeon Gwi Kang, Sang Cheol Seong and Tae Kyun Kim
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:86
  16. Bisphosphonates have become the treatment of choice for a variety of bone diseases in which excessive osteoclastic activity is an important pathologic feature. However, inhibition of osteoclastic activity coul...

    Authors: Marcos Almeida Matos, Uenis Tannuri and Roberto Guarniero
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:83
  17. With the understanding of the extensive vascular supply of the subcutaneous tissue, of its efficacy in the protection of the anatomical structures and of its capability of promoting the adequate functioning of...

    Authors: Luca Vaienti, Victor Urzola, Andrea Scotti and L. Masetto
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:80
  18. Orthopedic surgical-site infection (SSI), mostly due to S. aureus, is recognized as a major adverse event. This research aims to verify the usefulness of surgical team decolonization in order to reduce the risk o...

    Authors: M. Portigliatti Barbos, Barbara Mognetti, S. Pecoraro, W. Picco and V. Veglio
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2010 11:81
  19. We report an unusual case of femoral fracture from minimal trauma, due to the rapid disappearance of a bioabsorbable interference screw used for reconstruction of the posterolateral corner of the knee. The lit...

    Authors: Sujith Konan and Fares Sami Haddad
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 11:79
  20. Buttock abscess is a rare clinical manifestation from unusual extrapelvic extension of psoas abscess. A 48-year-old woman presented with painful swelling of the buttock with a sense of local heat. Magnetic res...

    Authors: Jae Ho Yoo, Eung Ha Kim, Hyun Seok Song and Jang Gyu Cha
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:74
  21. Complications that develop after femoral neck fracture in children—especially osteonecrosis—have been retrospectively attributed to inadvertent delayed fixation and fracture type. Prospective evaluation of res...

    Authors: Manish Kumar Varshney, Ashok Kumar, Shah Alam Khan and Shishir Rastogi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:72
  22. Despite the many studies on chondral injury repair, no outcomes have been evaluated with the Western Ontario and McMaster (WOMAC) Universities osteoarthritis index, the Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome S...

    Authors: Félix Vilchez, Jorge Lara, Eduardo Álvarez-Lozano, Carlos E. Cuervo, Oscar F. Mendoza and Carlos A. Acosta-Olivo
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:69
  23. The efficacy and safety of the association of celecoxib [a selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor] and pregabalin (commonly used to control neuropathic pain), compared with monotherapy of each, were eval...

    Authors: Carlo Luca Romanò, Delia Romanò, Cristina Bonora and Giuseppe Mineo
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:77
  24. Dislocation is a serious complication following total hip arthroplasty (THA). Femoral revision using monoblock components has been associated with high incidence of subsidence and dislocation. Advantages of mo...

    Authors: Dario Regis, Andrea Sandri and Pietro Bartolozzi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:76
  25. An anatomical variant of the pes anserinus encountered during anterior cruciate ligament reconstructive surgery which has not been previously described is discussed. During routine harvesting, the sartorius fa...

    Authors: Shelain Patel, Ravi K. Trehan and Gil T. Railton
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:75
  26. Nearly one third of cervical spine metastasis has a primary breast malignancy. Patients with cervical metastasis have higher mortality due to advanced stage of the malignancy. Treatment is palliative to reliev...

    Authors: Faizal Rayan, Cibu Mukundan, D. D. Shukla and R. L. Barrington
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:73
  27. The long-stem Exeter femoral component is commonly used in revision hip surgery. Subsidence of the femoral stem in primary hip arthroplasty has been studied extensively, but much less is known about its signif...

    Authors: K. Randhawa, F. S. Hossain, B. Smith, Cyril Mauffrey and T. Lawrence
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:68
  28. Giant cell tumor (GCT) of bone arising from a phalanx of a finger is extremely rare. We report two cases of GCT arising from a phalanx of a finger. One case presented with recurrence following the amputation o...

    Authors: Kabul C. Saikia, S. K. Bhuyan, S. Goswami and A. Bora
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:67
  29. Previous surface electromyogram (EMG) studies have shown that chronic rotator cuff tears (RCT) may be associated with a altered activation of adjacent shoulder muscles. The effect of RCT on central neuromuscul...

    Authors: Alexander Berth, Géza Pap, Wolfram Neuman and Friedemann Awiszus
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:61
  30. Stiffness is a relatively uncommon complication after total knee arthroplasty. It has been defined as a painful limitation in the range of movement (ROM). Its pathogenesis is still unclear even if some risk fa...

    Authors: Alfredo Schiavone Panni, Simone Cerciello, Michele Vasso and Mario Tartarone
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:54

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