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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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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