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  1. We have reported that the functional outcome in elderly with hip fracture is related to age at admission, dementia, and anemia. In this study, we examined the relationship between hemoglobin level at admission...

    Authors: Tetsuo Hagino, Satoshi Ochiai, Eiichi Sato, Shingo Maekawa, Masanori Wako and Hirotaka Haro
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:60
  2. We report a case of complete stress fracture of the ulna and stress reaction of the radius resulting from the use of crutches in an overweight patient with severe lower extremity arthritis. Plain radiograph sh...

    Authors: Nanda Venkatanarasimha, Sridhar Kamath, G. Kambouroglou and Simon J. Ostlere
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:57
  3. Recent studies have indicated that unmanaged pain, both acute and chronic, can affect mental status and might precipitate delirium, especially in elderly patients with hip fractures. The aim of this study was ...

    Authors: George Mouzopoulos, George Vasiliadis, Nikolaos Lasanianos, George Nikolaras, Emanouil Morakis and Michalis Kaminaris
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:62
  4. Non-weight-bearing, pre- and postsurgical immobilization, neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy are known to act on bone turnover, causing osteoporosis over short and long time periods. Treatment of fracture i...

    Authors: Carmine Zoccali, Umberto Prencipe, Virginia Ferraresi and Nicola Salducca
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:59
  5. We report a very rare case of fibroma of the tendon sheath arising from the anteromedial ankle joint capsule, with no apparent connection to any tendon in the area, found in a 58-year-old patient complaining o...

    Authors: Riccardo Ciatti and Pier Paolo Mariani
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:58
  6. Meniscal ossicle, or bone within the substance of meniscus, is a rare entity and commonly confused with a loose body both clinically and radiologically. MRI is the modality that can definitely diagnose menisca...

    Authors: Seema Rohilla, Rohtas K. Yadav, Raj Singh, Ashish Devgan and Dhara B. Dhaulakhandi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:56
  7. Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN) injury is a common complication in the Smith-Petersen approach to the hip. This complication may be induced by neural ischemia or direct trauma during the procedure. The ...

    Authors: Takahiko Kiyama, Masatoshi Naito, Kei Shiramizu, Tuyoshi Shinoda and Akira Maeyama
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:55
  8. In newborns physeal separations and septic osteomyelitis or arthritis are unusual, representing a problem in diagnosis and treatment. Therapy needs to be carried out soon in order to prevent anatomical and fun...

    Authors: Roberto Schiavon, Andrea Borgo and Andrea Micaglio
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:53
  9. Appropriate management of thoracolumbar injury with complete paraplegia remains controversial. Purpose of present study is to study whether advantages are worth the morbidity associated with staged anterior de...

    Authors: Mukund M. Prabhakar, Bhagwat Singh Rao and Lilam Patel
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:52
  10. Lipoma is a benign soft tissue tumor which rarely causes neuropathy. In closed compartments such as Guyon’s canal, even small volume loss can lead to compression of nerve. Hence in such areas, even innocuous t...

    Authors: Seema Rohilla, Rohtas K. Yadav and Dhara B. Dhaulakhandi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:51
  11. The correlation between fracture type and mortality in patients with pelvic fracture has been previously investigated. The purpose of this study was to determine whether instability of the pelvic ring as asses...

    Authors: Toshiya Tachibana, Hideyuki Yokoi, Manabu Kirita, Seishiro Marukawa and Shinichi Yoshiya
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:50
  12. Head preservation is the mainstay of management in younger patients with neglected or ununited intracapsular fracture neck of femur. Very few reports have dealt with the results of valgus intertrochanteric ost...

    Authors: Abdul Qayyum Khan, Mohammad Shahnawaz Khan, Mohammed Khalid Anwar Sherwani and Rahul Agarwal
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:49
  13. Bone repair alteration is hypothesized for nonunion fracture pathogenesis. Since it is involved in osteoclast regulation, the RANK/RANKL/OPG system (receptor activator of nuclear factor kB/its ligand/osteoprot...

    Authors: Daniele Marchelli, Luca P. Piodi, Costantino Corradini, Luca Parravicini, Cesare Verdoia and Fabio M. Ulivieri
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:47
  14. Surgical treatment is usually mandatory in displaced bimalleolar and trimalleolar fractures. Some authors have recommended early mobilization of the ankle joint after surgical treatment of these lesions. In th...

    Authors: Pasquale Farsetti, Roberto Caterini, Vito Potenza, Vincenzo De Luna, Fernando De Maio and Ernesto Ippolito
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:48
  15. Studies have found that tip apex distance (TAD) is the strongest independent predictor of lag screw cut-out following hip fracture fixation. The objective of this study was to understand the importance of intr...

    Authors: Vinay Parmar and A. J. Shyam Kumar
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:46
  16. To date, there have been no published studies of the degenerative changes in the cervical spine in adult idiopathic scoliosis patients with thoracic and lumbar curves severe enough to require major reconstruct...

    Authors: Elisha Ofiram, Timothy A. Garvey, James D. Schwender, Jill M. Wroblewski and Robert B. Winter
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:44
  17. The lack of a widely available scoring system for cervical degenerative spondylosis encouraged the authors to establish and validate a systematic quantitative radiographic index.

    Authors: Elisha Ofiram, Timothy A. Garvey, James D. Schwender, Francis Denis, Joseph H. Perra, Ensor E. Transfeldt, Robert B. Winter and Jill M. Wroblewski
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:41
  18. The use of uncemented hip arthroplasty prostheses with ceramic articulations are popular, especially in the young, because of a perceived reduction in wear. We highlight a complication of ceramic on polyethyle...

    Authors: David Knox, Steven W. Hamilton, Douglas Wardlaw and Peter H. Gibson
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:45
  19. The tissue sparing surgery (TSS) concept means not only smaller incisions but also less tissue disruption, allowing decreased blood loss and improved function. However, TSS techniques can result in more compli...

    Authors: Carmelo D’Arrigo, Attilio Speranza, Edoardo Monaco, Alessandro Carcangiu and Andrea Ferretti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009 10:43
  20. Wear debris related osteolysis is recognised as being the main cause of failure in joint replacements based on UHMWPE inserts. However, many solutions and “new” polyethylenes have been suggested in order to ad...

    Authors: Elena Maria Brach del Prever, Alessandro Bistolfi, Pierangiola Bracco and Luigi Costa
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 10:38
  21. Luxatio erecta is an uncommon form of glenohumeral dislocation. Cases of bilateral inferior shoulder dislocation (luxatio erecta) are very rare, and only ten cases have been described in literature. We describ...

    Authors: Lawrence Camarda, Umberto Martorana and Michele D’Arienzo
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 10:39
  22. Femoral neck fracture is an unusual complication of intramedullary fixation of a broken femur. We report on two cases of femoral neck fractures attributed to misplacement of an end cup and subsequent invasive ...

    Authors: Paweł Grala, Bartosz Mańkowski and Grzegorz Kierzynka
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 10:36
  23. Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) insufficiency has not been assessed in comorbid-free patients to date. An observational study was therefore conducted on a practice-ba...

    Authors: V. Calvisi, B. De Vincentiis, P. Palumbo, R. Padua and S. Lupparelli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:34
  24. The natural history of osteonecrosis of the femoral head is generally thought to be one of progressive deterioration if no intervention is undertaken. However, it is unknown whether surgical intervention is be...

    Authors: Masahiko Nozawa, Keiji Matsuda, Katsuhiko Maezawa, Sungon Kim, Kouichi Maeda, Takashi Ikegami, Reiko Kubota, Kentaro Hayashi, Masataka Nagayama and Haruka Kaneko
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:32
  25. Osteolytic lesions are common radiological findings behind acetabular prosthetic cups. If the cup is well-fixed, the management is quite controversial. Although implant exchange is the most reliable procedure,...

    Authors: Luca Pierannunzii, Florian Fischer and Marco d’Imporzano
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:31
  26. Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica is a rare developmental disorder with unknown etiology affecting epiphysis in childhood. The lesion is an osteochondroma arising from the epiphysis and increasing in size unti...

    Authors: Roberto Azzoni
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 10:29
  27. The purpose of this study was to compare virtual MR arthroscopic reconstructions with arthroscopic images in patients affected by shoulder joint instability. MR arthrography (MR-AR) of the shoulder is now a we...

    Authors: A. Stecco, D. Volpe, N. Volpe, P. Fornara, A. Castagna and A. Carriero
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:27
  28. Primary post-traumatic anterior dislocation of the shoulder with associated fracture of the greater tuberosity and brachial plexus injury is rare and, to our knowledge, has never previously been reported in th...

    Authors: Claudio Chillemi, Mario Marinelli and Pierluigi Galizia
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:28
  29. External fixation is a well-established procedure for the treatment of unstable fractures of the distal radius, but its use is beset with complications. A plethora of theoretical and experimental data suggests...

    Authors: Paweł Grala and Wojciech Zieliński
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:23
  30. The authors report a case of acute knee injury in a 14-year-old teenager. The X-ray showed a so-called Segond’s fracture: a small avulsed bone fragment, elliptical in shape, lying immediately below the externa...

    Authors: F. Falciglia, G. Mastantuoni and V. Guzzanti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:26
  31. The aim of the study was to evaluate the quality of life (QoL) in patients affected by osteoarthritis (OA) secondary to congenital hip dysplasia (CHD) and treated by hip arthroplasty.

    Authors: Alessandra Tellini, Vincenza Ciccone, Davide Blonna, Roberto Rossi, Antongiulio Marmotti and Filippo Castoldi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:22
  32. There are several treatment modalities for calcifying tendinitis of the shoulder. If the pain becomes chronic after several months of conservative treatment, open or arthroscopic removal is usually recommended...

    Authors: Enrico Rebuzzi, Nicolò Coletti, Stefano Schiavetti and Fernando Giusto
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:24
  33. No consensus exists regarding the optimal treatment of ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft fractures. The three major issues related to these fractures are the optimal timing of surgery, which fracture to stabi...

    Authors: Roop Singh, Rajesh Rohilla, Narender Kumar Magu, Ramchander Siwach, Virender Kadian and Sukhbir Singh Sangwan
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:25
  34. A locked nail is the principal method used to eliminate rotatory components in femoral and tibial fractures. Nevertheless, weight bearing is not directed onto the fracture site, slowing down the healing proces...

    Authors: Carmine Zoccali, Alexander Di Francesco, Alessandro Ranalletta and Stefano Flamini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:18
  35. Hallux valgus is a common disorder affecting mostly women population. Distal soft tissue procedure in the treatment of hallux valgus is one of the main operative techniques described. The aim of this study is ...

    Authors: Cemil Kayali, Hasan Ozturk, Haluk Agus, Taskin Altay and Ozgur Hancerli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:17
  36. Recently, the Teno FixTM device has been detailed in the literature. Conventional stranded cruciate repair requires splinting to protect the sutures from excessive loading, and then, active motion is strongly lim...

    Authors: Lorenzo Rocchi, Antonio Merolli, Andrea Genzini, Gianfranco Merendi and Francesco Catalano
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:16
  37. Different operative techniques used for treating displaced proximal humeral fractures could result in malunion, non-union, osteonecrosis of humeral head, loosening of screw and loss of reduction particularly i...

    Authors: Ramchander Siwach, Roop Singh, Rajesh Kumar Rohilla, Virender Singh Kadian, Sukhbir Singh Sangwan and Manjeet Dhanda
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:14
  38. Recently mini-invasive joint replacement has become one of the hottest topics in the orthopaedic world. However, these terms have been improperly misunderstood as a “key-hole” surgery where traditional compone...

    Authors: N. Confalonieri, A. Manzotti, F. Montironi and C. Pullen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:15
  39. Roentgenographic and functional outcomes of expandable self locking intramedullary nailing and platelet rich plasma (PRP) gel in the treatment of long bone non-unions are reported.

    Authors: Olimpio Galasso, Massimo Mariconda, Gaetano Romano, Nicola Capuano, Luigi Romano, Bruno Iannò and Carlo Milano
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:21
  40. The aim of our study was twofold. The first was to investigate the optimum position of the elbow while measuring grip endurance. The second was to investigate the optimum position of the elbow while measuring ...

    Authors: A. J. Shyam Kumar, V. Parmar, S. Ahmed, S. Kar and W. M. Harper
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:20
  41. A 73-year-old woman presented with a very long-standing anterior dislocation of her right shoulder. She had no pain, mild impairment of active shoulder motion and clinical features suggesting no tear of the ro...

    Authors: F. Mancini, R. Postacchini and R. Caterini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:11
  42. Rib displacement into the spinal canal is a rare cause of paraplegia or paraparesis in patients affected by neurofibromatous scoliosis. We describe a case of paraparesis in a 14-year-old child affected by neur...

    Authors: M. Cappella, N. Bettini, E. Dema, M. Girardo and S. Cervellati
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:10
  43. Spontaneous ruptures of the extensor mechanism of the knee are very rare. They tend to increase considerably in patients with metabolic diseases such as chronic renal failure, hyperparathyroidism, diabetes, go...

    Authors: Giuseppe Grecomoro, Lawrence Camarda and Umberto Martorana
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:2

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