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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

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  1. Fracture of the femoral neck continues to be a vexing clinical and therapeutic challenge for the orthopedic surgeon. The fracture has a propensity for non-union and avascular necrosis. It is a challenge for th...

    Authors: Shabir Ahmed Dhar, Naseem U. Gani, Mohammed F. Butt, Munir Farooq and Mohammed Ramzan Mir
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:12
  2. The purpose of the present study was to determine relationship between disease activity, systemic markers of cartilage degradation, urinary C-terminal cross-linking telopeptides of type II collagen (uCTX-II), ...

    Authors: M. Scarpellini, A. Lurati, G. Vignati, M. G. Marrazza, F. Telese, K. Re and A. Bellistri
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:7
  3. Although nonoperative treatment is considered the standard of care for the treatment of grade I and II acromioclavicular joint injuries, the treatment of grade III injuries is controversial. There are as many ...

    Authors: E. Ceccarelli, R. Bondì, F. Alviti, R. Garofalo, F. Miulli and R. Padua
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:13
  4. Tissue-sparing surgery is a surgical strategy aimed to reduce tissue damage in joint replacement. This can be achieved by reducing soft tissue trauma, performing minimally invasive access routes and limiting b...

    Authors: Antonio Capone, Daniele Podda, Roberto Civinini and Marco Italo Gusso
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:1
  5. Compartment syndrome is a condition characterized by pressure increasing in the inextensible muscular compartments that leads to a decrease of capillary perfusion with consequent ischemic lesions of the logia ...

    Authors: Stefano Flamini, Carmine Zoccali, Emanuele Persi and Vittorio Calvisi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:4
  6. Abdomino-pelvic injuries often present a challenge for the emergency department. Although literature reports several protocols on the treatment of abdomino-pelvic injuries aiming at defining the most advisable...

    Authors: Alberto Nicodemo, Daniela Decaroli, Jacopo Pallavicini, Roberto Sivieri, Alessandro Aprato and Alessandro Massè
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:3
  7. A variety of femoral stem designs have been reported to be successful in revision total hip arthroplasty without consensus as to optimal design. We evaluated the clinical and radiographic outcomes in a consecu...

    Authors: Matthew E. Oetgen, Michael H. Huo and Kristaps J. Keggi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:9
  8. Bioactive coating of uncemented total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is believed to increase bone ingrowth and enhance early fixation of the TKA. In a prospective randomized study using radiostereometric analysis (RS...

    Authors: M. Therbo, B. Lund, K.-E. Jensen and H. M. Schrøder
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:8
  9. Bone grafting is used to enhance healing in osteotomies, arthrodesis, and multifragmentary fractures and to replace bony loss resulting from neoplasia or cysts. They are source of osteoprogenitor cells and ind...

    Authors: A. S. Bigham, S. N. Dehghani, Z. Shafiei and S. Torabi Nezhad
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:6
  10. Total hip replacement is showing, during the last decades, a progressive evolution toward principles of reduced bone and soft tissue aggression. These principles have become the basis of a new philosophy, tiss...

    Authors: F. Falez, F. Casella, G. Panegrossi, F. Favetti and C. Barresi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:105
  11. Psoas muscle spasticity is hypothesised as a rare cause of low back pain in patients with infantile cerebral palsy. The authors describe a new manoeuvre for the study of psoas tenderness and ultrasound (US)-gu...

    Authors: G. Marrè-Brunenghi, R. Camoriano, M. Valle and S. Boero
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:104
  12. Neglected rupture of the patellar tendon is a rare, can be easily missed in a group of patients. We present a 24 year old, male patient who sustained right femoral diaphyseal and tibial plateau fractures and a...

    Authors: D. Bek, B. Demiralp, M. Kömürcü and A. Şehirlioğlu
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:103
  13. A series of 8 cases of elastofibroma is reported, and the clinical, pathological and imaging features and different therapeutic modalities are reviewed. On this basis, we suggest an algorithm for the diagnosis...

    Authors: F. Muratori, M. Esposito, F. Rosa, F. Liuzza, N. Magarelli, B. Rossi, H. M. Folath, F. Pacelli and G. Maccauro
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:102
  14. We report two cases of acute infection of an uncemented femoral component in a hip prosthesis implanted after external fixation of a femoral fracture. In both cases, the surgical access did not cross over the ...

    Authors: A. Massè, A. Aprato and E. Guzzi Susini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:101
  15. Increasing the porosity of an antibiotic-loaded cement spacer increases the antibiotic elution, but the correlation between porosity and antibiotic elution is not well documented. The purposes of this study wa...

    Authors: K. Shiramizu, V. Lovric, A. Leung and W. R. Walsh
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:99
  16. The humerus is the second most common site of metastatic bone disease involving long bones. Tumors which have a predilection for dissemination to bone are those of breast, prostate, thyroid, lung and kidney. T...

    Authors: C. Scotti, F. Camnasio, G. M. Peretti, F. Fontana and G. Fraschini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008 9:97
  17. Acute anterior dislocation of the shoulder is a common injury associated with a high rate of recurrence in young active men. Management of traumatic anterior shoulder dislocation aims to restore range of motio...

    Authors: R. Padua, R. Bondì, L. Bondì and A. Campi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:95
  18. Total hip resurfacing has long been conceptually attractive to both surgeons and patients. However, historically it has been plagued by limited durability and marked acetabular bone loss. The recent developmen...

    Authors: S. Giannini, A. Moroni, M. Romagnoli and M. Cadossi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:94
  19. Minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty was advocated as a surgical procedure resulting in a faster functional recovery when compared with standard-length incision approaches. Currently, the potential benefi...

    Authors: D. Regis, A. Residori, N. Rossi and P. Bartolozzi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:93
  20. Dislocation of hip arthroplasty due to false aneurysm formation is a rarity. Here, we report a case with false aneurysm of the deep femoral artery causing dislocation of bipolar hemiarthroplasty. The patient w...

    Authors: A. Öztürk, T. Türk, Y. Özkan, Y. Ata and N. Yalçın
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:88
  21. Many studies have described the osteoarticular involvement of tuberculosis, but very few cases of tubercular osteomyelitis of the foot have been reported. We describe a case of spina ventosa affecting the seco...

    Authors: F. Muratori, A. Menghi, M. Fantoni, E. Visconti, F. Pezzillo, T. Nizegorodcew and G. Maccauro
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:87
  22. The purpose of this study was to assess if primary closure of wounds on a suction drain can be performed in open fractures after debridement and to determine the risk of infection and nonunion. A total of 78 t...

    Authors: R. Siwach, R. Singh, S. Arya and R. Gupta
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:85
  23. The cause of isolated osteolysis in the femoral shaft around stem implants in patients with cemented THR has so far not been established. A number of factors have been considered such as torsional stability of...

    Authors: A. Katzer, A. Ince, M. Hahn, M. M. Morlock and W. Steens
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:84
  24. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSC), easily culture-expanded from bone marrow, can significantly enhance bone defect healing. Several proteins, such as the bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) and in particular BMP-7, ...

    Authors: G. Burastero, N. Sessarego, G. Grappiolo, C. Castellazzo, S. Castello, A. Pitto, G. Cittadini, M. Podesta, G. Bovio, M. Peresi, E. Fulcheri, F. Frassoni and L. Spotorno
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:163
  25. Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) were discovered by Urist and colleagues in 1965 and later defined as multifunctional cytokines involved in osteoinduction. BMPs are members of the transforming growth factor-...

    Authors: P. De Biase and R. Capanna
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:162
  26. 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
  27. Osteochondroma is one of the most common benign tumors of the axial skeleton. Location of a solitary exostosis in the scapula is relatively rare. We report the case of an osteochondroma of the scapula in a 13-...

    Authors: V. Salini, D. De Amicis, G. Guerra, T. Iarussi, R. Sacco and C. A. Orso
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:159
  28. This paper reports on a prospective observational study that evaluated the frequency of prosthetic infections after total knee arthroplasty. During a six-year observational period, 171 patients underwent knee ...

    Authors: M. B. Pasticci, G. Mancini, L. M. Lapalorcia, S. Morosi, N. Palladino, M. Zucchini and F. Baldelli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:157
  29. We report a prospective trial comparing the effectveness of a post-operative flexion regime versus a standard extension regime on the early outcome and on the post-operative blood loss of total knee arthroplas...

    Authors: A. Gildone, B. Punginelli, M. Manfredini, A. Artioli and R. Faccini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:154
  30. Early recognition of a potential nonunion followed by early intervention reduces the ultimate time to union, and lessens the frustration for both patient and surgeon. The aim of this study was to evaluate the ...

    Authors: S. Flamini, A. Di Francesco, O. Colafarina, P. Cerulli Mariani, R. Pizzoferrato and A. Rughetti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:153
  31. One method to exogenously enhance the repair of articular cartilage is the local application of growth factors. This method is based on the chondrogenic effects of some agents and their potential ability to en...

    Authors: I. Fenichel, Z. Evron and Z. Nevo
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 8:152
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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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