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  1. Content type: CASE REPORT

    We describe the case of an elderly woman with rapid destruction of the right hip followed by the same involvement of her left hip 10 months later. The clinical history, the physical examination and radiographi...

    Authors: C. Trevisan, G. Sportelli, S. Guerrasio and E. C. Marinoni

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 2:19

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  2. Content type: ORIGINAL

    We present a technique of osteosynthesis of proximal humeral fractures using Kirschner wires, assembled in an elastic manner. We report 29 patients (mean age, 68 years) with types II, III and V fractures, acco...

    Authors: M. A. Rosa, G. Maccauro, T. Nizegorodcew, G. Falcone and F. Di Segni

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 2:18

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  3. Content type: ORIGINAL

    The treatment of unstable intertrochanteric fractures in elderly osteopenic patients, especially those who cannot follow limited weight bearing instructions, is controversial. Recent publications indicate conc...

    Authors: P. Maniscalco, C. Bertone, F. Rivera and S. Urgelli

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 2:17

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  4. Content type: ORIGINAL

    Over the past few years, extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) has been introduced for the treatment of some orthopedic diseases. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of ESWT on chronic calcifyi...

    Authors: R. Padua, R. Bondì, E. Ceccarelli, S. Ripanti, L. Bondì and A. Campi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 2:16

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  5. Content type: ORIGINAL

    Transfer of the musculotendinous unit of the latissimus dorsi was performed in seven patients (5 men and 2 women, with a mean age of 57 years) with irreparable rotator cuff tear who had had no previous surgery...

    Authors: F. Postacchini, S. Gumina, P. De Santis and R. Di Virgilio

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 2:15

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  6. Content type: ORIGINAL

    We report our experience in the treatment of common peroneal nerve (CPN) palsy following knee dislocations: a twelve-year surgical series of 26 patients presenting with a traumatic injury of the lateral sciati...

    Authors: D. Garozzo, S. Ferraresi and P. Buffatti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 2:14

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  7. Content type: ORIGINAL

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the medium-term clinical and radiological outcomes of two metal-backed acetabular cups with metal-on-metal and metal-on-polyethylene joint couples, in patients unselec...

    Authors: F. Cozzolino, M. Mariconda, L. Costa, D. Scognamiglio, A. Cozzolino, D. Marinò and C. Milano

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 2:13

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  8. Content type: ORIGINAL

    Heterotopic ossification (HO) is a frequent complication following total hip arthroplasty (THA). At present, the etiology HO is unknown, however, genetic predisposition may be a cause of HO in individuals in w...

    Authors: G. Sessa, L. Costarella, R. Mollica and V. Pavone

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 2:12

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  9. Content type: ORIGINAL

    The aseptic loosening of the femoral stem may require different treatments due to the complex problems related to the bone resorption (qualitatively and quantitatively): a minimum bone stock loss may result in...

    Authors: F. Bellomo, L. Bertignone, L. Morino, P. Milano, E. Schiavone and M. Barale

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 2:11

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  10. Content type: EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE SECTION

    Calcaneal fracture is the most common of the tarsal fractures and represents 1%–2% of all fractures. The fractures may be divided into extra-articular (not affecting the joint) and intra-articular (involving t...

    Authors: R. Bondì, R. Padua, L. Bondì, A. Battaglia, E. Romanini and A. Campi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:160

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  11. Content type: REVIEW

    Vascular complications in orthopaedic surgery are not frequent, but they can be severe and occasionally life-threatening. Present technologies make it easier to detect and successfully manage them, provided a ...

    Authors: F. Benedetti-Valentini, C. Villani, A. Laurito and M. Benedetti-Valentini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:151

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  12. Content type: EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE SECTION

    Early micromotion of implant components and periprosthetic bone loss in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty are thought to contribute to late aseptic loosening. In the pursuit of longer implant surviva...

    Authors: V. Calvisi, S. Lupparelli and R. Padua

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:150

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  13. Content type: CASE REPORT

    Parosteal osteosarcoma is a rare low-grade malignant neoplasm. A case localized at the distal ulna is reported, and the tumour's radiological and histological features are described. Wide enbloc resection with...

    Authors: G. Maccauro, A. Tulli, V. Prezioso, F. Muratori, C. Della Rocca and C. Barone

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:149

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  14. Content type: CASE REPORT

    Patients with simple pubic rami fractures can be divided into two main groups: young people subject to high-energy trauma and elderly people who sustain osteoporotic fractures after minor falls. Cases associat...

    Authors: M. Sivan, S. Glyn-Jones, J. Phillips Hughes and K. Willett

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:148

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  15. Content type: BRIEF COMMUNICATION

    Osteoprotegerin (OPG) is a protein that inhibits of osteoclastogenesis. The aim this study was to evaluate the response of serum OPG levels to neridronate treatment in patients with Paget's disease of bone res...

    Authors: F. M. Ulivieri, L. P. Piodi, G. Marotta, D. Marchelli, C. Commadini, L. Parravicini, C. Verdoia and P. Gerundini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:147

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  16. Content type: ORIGINAL

    Venous thrombosis is common in elective hip surgery, and prophylactic treatment is used up to 12 hours before or after surgery. Recent clinical trials suggested that the timing of initiating prophylaxis signif...

    Authors: O. Reikerås, T. Clementsen and S. Bjørnsen

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:146

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  17. Content type: ORIGINAL

    Revision total hip replacement has high rates of failure, which appear to be due in part to deficient bone stock that does not provide an adequate environment for implant fixation. We reviewed the clinical out...

    Authors: M. El-Deen, S. Zahid, D. T. Miller, A. Nargol and R. Logishetty

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:145

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  18. Content type: ORIGINAL

    Transient osteoporosis is an infrequent condition of uncertain etiology with pain, limited range of motion and radiographic evidence of osteoporosis affecting one or more joints. It is self-limited, reversible...

    Authors: G. Negri, S. Grassi, M. Zappia, S. Cappabianca, P. F. Rambaldi and L. Mansi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:144

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  19. Content type: REVIEW

    Growth hormone (GH) is fundamental for the maintenance of bone mass and metabolism both during childhood and in adulthood. This effect is due to a complex interaction between circulating GH and IGF-I produced ...

    Authors: L. L. Morselli, L. Manetti, C. Cosci, C. Sardella, F. Bogazzi, C. Faldini, E. Martino and M. Gasperi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:143

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  20. Content type: TISSUE SPARING SURGERY SECTION

    Bone stock preservation is crucial when performing total hip replacement in young patients. The aim is to save good bone stock for a possible revision procedure. Furthermore, there is an increasing demand from...

    Authors: N. Santori, M. Lucidi and F. S. Santori

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:141

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  21. Content type: CASE REPORT

    We refer a case of total knee prosthesis infected by Brucella melitensis: a 74-years-old woman, affected by knee arthritis and operated 9 years before in a different hospital with the implant of a total prosthesi...

    Authors: M. Marchese, G. Bianchi and C. Cavenago

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:140

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  22. Content type: ORIGINAL

    Healing of a tendon graft to a bone tunnel is slower than the healing of a bone plug. Therefore, the device chosen for hamstring fixation may need to maintain its strength and stiffness longer than the device ...

    Authors: A. Ferretti, E. Monaco, L. Labianca, F. D’Angelo, A. De Carli and F. Conteduca

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:138

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  23. Content type: ORIGINAL

    The dermatoglyphics of the volar tip of the thumb and index finger of 20 patients in the first stage of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) without electromyographically detectable thenar impairment were examined by ...

    Authors: M. C. Sbernardori, V. Mazzarello, P. Bandiera, A. Pirino, C. Fabbriciani and A. Montella

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:137

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  24. Content type: ORIGINAL

    Soft tissue graft-tibial tunnel fixation is considered the weak point in reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). We hypothesized that the biomechanical properties of fixation devices used in AC...

    Authors: L. Labianca, E. Monaco, A. Speranza, G. Camillieri and A. Ferretti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:136

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  25. Content type: ORIGINAL

    Comminuted fractures of the radial head can be treated by radial head excision, open reduction and internal fixation, or radial head replacement. The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term clinical an...

    Authors: C. Faldini, S. Pagkrati, G. Grandi, V. Digennaro, G. Lauretani, O. Faldini and S. Giannini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:135

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  26. Content type: ORIGINAL

    In total hip arthroplasty, a straight stem seems to provide better results than an anatomic one. A new generation of anatomic stems is under evaluation, so the follow-up is still short and cannot compare with ...

    Authors: M. Fortina, S. Carta, D. Gambera, E. Crainz, P. Pichierri and P. Ferrata

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:134

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  27. Content type: ORIGINAL

    A retrospective study was conducted to assess the complications, clinical and functional outcomes at 5 years of follow-up of a series of elderly osteoporotic patients with an unstable intertrochanteric fractur...

    Authors: C. Faldini, G. Grandi, M. Romagnoli, S. Pagkrati, V. Digennaro, O. Faldini and S. Giannini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:133

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  28. Content type: TISSUE–SPARING SURGERY SECTION

    Despite its theoretical advantages in terms of less invasive surgery, bi-unicompartmental knee replacement still represents a controversial knee reconstructive procedure. Many orthopaedic surgeons are skeptica...

    Authors: N. Confalonieri and A. Manzotti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:132

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  29. Content type: EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE SECTION

    Arthroscopy–assisted reconstruction of a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a commonly performed surgical procedure. The type of graft used for ACL reconstruction has traditionally been an autograft; the...

    Authors: V. Calvisi, S. Lupparelli and R. Padua

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:131

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  30. Content type: CASE REPORT

    This paper reports an unusual and undescribed Monteggia variant which was not diagnosed at its initial presentation. An extensive literature search did not reveal any similar case reports. This case report re–...

    Authors: S. Sharma

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:130

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  31. Content type: ORIGINAL

    After producing bilateral osteonecrosis of the femoral head, rats were medicated alendronate according to one of 6 schedules. In group 1 injection was administered one week prior to the operation of devascular...

    Authors: E. Peled, J. H. Boss†, D. Norman, J. Bejar, H. Been-Noon and C. Zinman

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:127

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  32. Content type: ORIGINAL

    Little is known about the pattern of healing in patients undergoing bone transport for limb reconstruction. We evaluated the possibility of using bone stiffness for assessing healing in 8 consecutive patients ...

    Authors: G. Tselentakis, P. J. Owen, S. Z. Naqui, J. H. Kuiper and J. B. Richardson

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:126

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  33. Content type: ORIGINAL

    A Marino Zuco hip prosthesis implanted in 1963 in a 13–year–old girl with congenital hip dislocation was revised in 2001 for aseptic loosening. At the time of revision surgery, no granulomatous tissue reaction...

    Authors: G. Maccauro, R. Sgrambiglia, T. Micelli, V. De Santis, F. Muratori and C. Piconi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:125

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  34. Content type: ORIGINAL

    Geometric revision reconstruction of the hip joint of a female patient is presented. Because of extensive bone resorption and strong bone obstruction, we decided to employ a custom–made prosthesis not only in ...

    Authors: K. Skalski, K. Kwiatkowski, J. Domanski and T. Sowinski

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:124

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  35. Content type: ORIGINAL

    Degenerative lumbar scoliosis is a de novo deformity of the spine occurring after the fourth or fifth decade of life in patients with no history of scoliosis in the growing age. We evaluated complications and ...

    Authors: C. Faldini, S. Pagkrati, G. Grandi, V. Digennaro, O. Faldini and S. Giannini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2006 7:123

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