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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 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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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