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

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