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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  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: 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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