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  1. Content type: Original Article

    The Italian Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology conceived this guidance—which is primarily addressed to Italian orthopedic surgeons, but should also prove useful to other bone specialists and to general...

    Authors: Umberto Tarantino, Giovanni Iolascon, Luisella Cianferotti, Laura Masi, Gemma Marcucci, Francesca Giusti, Francesca Marini, Simone Parri, Maurizio Feola, Cecilia Rao, Eleonora Piccirilli, Emanuela Basilici Zanetti, Noemi Cittadini, Rosaria Alvaro, Antimo Moretti, Dario Calafiore…

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18(Suppl 1):474

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

  2. Content type: Original Article

    The identification of biomarkers of post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA) progression is of clinical importance. The aims of this study were: (1) to assess the abilities of various soluble proinflammatory media...

    Authors: Svetlana B. Panina, Igor V. Krolevets, Natalia P. Milyutina, Alexander B. Sagakyants, Igor V. Kornienko, Anzhelika A. Ananyan, Mikhail A. Zabrodin, Andrey A. Plotnikov and Valeriy V. Vnukov

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:473

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  3. Content type: Original Article

    To analyse the prevalences of the cam and pincer morphologies in a cohort of patients with groin pain syndrome caused by inguinal pathologies.

    Authors: G. N. Bisciotti, F. Di Marzo, A. Auci, F. Parra, G. Cassaghi, A. Corsini, M. Petrera, P. Volpi, Z. Vuckovic, M. Panascì and R. Zini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:470

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  4. Content type: Original Article

    Several aspects of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) treatment remain controversial. Loder’s work has been instrumental in changing our understanding and approach to the management of the condition when...

    Authors: H. Naseem, S. Chatterji, K. Tsang, M. Hakimi, A. Chytas and S. Alshryda

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:469

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  5. Content type: Original Article

    Fractures of the proximal humerus are common and most often treated non-operatively. However, long-term follow-up studies focusing on functional results and quality of life in patients after this type of fract...

    Authors: Ronnart N. Kruithof, Henk A. Formijne Jonkers, Denise J. C. van der Ven, Ger D. J. van Olden and Tim K. Timmers

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:468

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  6. Content type: Original Article

    Total hip replacement for high dislocation of the hip presents some difficulties, considering patients’ young ages, the abnormal hip anatomy and the high rate of complications. In this study, we present our ex...

    Authors: Giuseppe Rollo, Giuseppe Solarino, Giovanni Vicenti, Girolamo Picca, Massimiliano Carrozzo and Biagio Moretti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:466

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  7. Content type: Original Article

    Hidden haemorrhage has been proved to be significant in joint surgery. However, when referring to lumbar interbody fusion, it is often ignored because of its invisibility. This randomized controlled study aime...

    Authors: Yang Yang, Liangming Zhang, Bin Liu, Mao Pang, Peigen Xie, Zihao Chen, Wenbin Wu, Feng Feng and Limin Rong

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:464

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  8. Content type: Original Article

    The Kerlan–Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic (KJOC) Shoulder and Elbow score is a reliable and sensitive tool to measure the performance of overhead athletes. The purpose of this study was to carry out a cross-cultural ...

    Authors: Giovanni Merolla, Katia Corona, Gustavo Zanoli, Simone Cerciello, Stefano Giannotti and Giuseppe Porcellini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:467

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  9. Content type: Original Article

    Segond’s fracture is a well-recognised radiological sign of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. While previous studies evaluated the role of the anterolateral ligament (ALL) and complex injuries on rotat...

    Authors: E. Monaco, Daniele Mazza, A. Redler, D. Lupariello, R. Lanzetti, M. Guzzini and A. Ferretti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:460

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  10. Content type: Original Article

    Coxa vara is a radiological term describing a decrease in the neck–shaft angle to 120° or less. Coxa vara is associated with pathomechanical changes that can manifest clinically. If left untreated, coxa vara c...

    Authors: Ahmed Shawkat Rizk

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:463

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  11. Content type: Review Article

    The purpose of this study was to summarize the available evidence about total lumbar disc replacement (TDR), focusing our attention on four main topics: clinical and functional outcomes, comparison with fusion...

    Authors: Matteo Formica, Stefano Divano, Luca Cavagnaro, Marco Basso, Andrea Zanirato, Carlo Formica and Lamberto Felli

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:462

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  12. Content type: Original Article

    The incidence of humeral shaft fractures has been increasing over time. This represents a growing public health concern in a climate of cost containment. The purpose of this study is to analyze national trends...

    Authors: Bradley S. Schoch, Eric M. Padegimas, Mitchell Maltenfort, James Krieg and Surena Namdari

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:459

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  13. Content type: Original Article

    The aims of this study were to evaluate treatment failure and revision rates of proximal humeral fracture (PHF) treatment with a standardized treatment algorithm within the reality of a level-1 trauma center a...

    Authors: Jan Christoph Katthagen, Meret Huber, Svenja Grabowski, Alexander Ellwein, Gunnar Jensen and Helmut Lill

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:457

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  14. Content type: Original Article

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the functional status prior to and at different times after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), and to analyze the changes in the kinetic patterns of the...

    Authors: Joaquín Moya-Angeler, Javier Vaquero and Francisco Forriol

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:456

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  15. Content type: Original Article

    In recent years, the type of surgical treatment for Achilles tendon rupture has been the subject of controversial debate. This biomechanical study evaluates for the first time in literature the ultimate failur...

    Authors: Matteo Guzzini, Riccardo Maria Lanzetti, Lorenzo Proietti, Daniele Mazza, Mattia Fabbri, Edoardo Monaco, Germano Ferri and Andrea Ferretti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:455

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  16. Content type: Original Article

    Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is an endogenous fatty acid amide that has shown anti-inflammatory activity and neuroprotection and has been used for the treatment of compressive syndromes. The aim of this study i...

    Authors: Jordi Faig-Martí and Adriana Martínez-Catassús

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:453

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  17. Content type: Review Article

    The acromioclavicular joint represents the link between the clavicle and the scapula, which is responsible for the synchronized dynamic of the shoulder girdle. Chronic acromioclavicular joint instability invol...

    Authors: Luis Natera Cisneros and Juan Sarasquete Reiriz

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:452

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  18. Content type: Original Article

    In some settings, specific techniques for open reduction and internal fixation are preferred based on the eminence of a surgeon or professional organization. An emphasis on technical aspects of surgery that ar...

    Authors: Femke M. A. P. Claessen, Michel P. J. van den Bekerom, C. Niek van Dijk, J. Carel Goslings, Gino M. M. J. Kerkhoffs and Job N. Doornberg

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:450

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:16

  19. Content type: Review Article

    Treatment of acute (≤3 weeks) acromioclavicular joint dislocation type III–VI is still controversial. Currently, the two modern techniques that are widely used are hook plate (HP) fixation and coracoclavicular...

    Authors: Alisara Arirachakaran, Manusak Boonard, Peerapong Piyapittayanun, Wichan Kanchanatawan, Kornkit Chaijenkij, Akom Prommahachai and Jatupon Kongtharvonskul

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:451

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  20. Content type: Emerging Topic (Review Article)

    Purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the latest research on the anterolateral ligament (ALL) and present the consensus of the ALL Expert Group on the anatomy, radiographic landmarks, biomechanics...

    Authors: Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet, Matthew Daggett, Jean-Marie Fayard, Andrea Ferretti, Camilo Partezani Helito, Martin Lind, Edoardo Monaco, Vitor Barion Castro de Pádua, Mathieu Thaunat, Adrian Wilson, Stefano Zaffagnini, Jacco Zijl and Steven Claes

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:449

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  21. Content type: Original Article

    For ACL reconstruction, the minimum length of the femoral tunnel and the flexor tendon graft length needed within the tunnel for proper integration have not been defined. The aim of this study was to assess wh...

    Authors: Luiz Gabriel Betoni Guglielmetti, Leandro Girardi Shimba, Leonardo Cantarelli do Santos, Fabrício Roberto Severino, Nilson Roberto Severino, Patrícia Maria de Moraes Barros Fucs and Ricardo de Paula Leite Cury

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:448

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  22. Content type: Original Article

    This study aims to investigate the responsiveness and the minimum important change of the Italian version of the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI-I) in subjects with symptomatic specific low back pain associated...

    Authors: Carla Vanti, Silvano Ferrari, Jorge Hugo Villafañe, Pedro Berjano and Marco Monticone

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:446

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  23. Content type: Original Article

    Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a widely accepted procedure; however, controversies exist about ACL augmentation. The purpose of this study was to assess the clinical outcomes of ACL augment...

    Authors: Hamidreza Yazdi, Ali Torkaman, Morteza Ghahramani, Amin Moradi, Ara Nazarian and Mohammad Ghorbanhoseini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:447

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  24. Content type: Original Article

    Lateral flap numbness is a known side-effect of midline skin incision in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and a cause of patient dissatisfaction. Anterolateral incision is an alternative approach which preserves ...

    Authors: Rajesh N. Maniar, Tushar Singhi, Arun Nanivadekar, Parul R. Maniar and Jaivardhan Singh

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:444

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  25. Content type: Original Article

    Femoral head fractures are uncommon injuries. Small series constitute the majority of the available literature. Surgical approach and fracture management is variable. The purpose of this study was to evaluate...

    Authors: John A. Scolaro, Geoffrey Marecek, Reza Firoozabadi, James C. Krieg and Milton Lee “Chip” Routt

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:445

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  26. Content type: Original Article

    Infection is one of the main reasons for failure of orthopedic implants. Antibacterial coatings may prevent bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation, according to various preclinical studies. The aim of the pr...

    Authors: Kostantinos Malizos, Michael Blauth, Adrian Danita, Nicola Capuano, Riccardo Mezzoprete, Nicola Logoluso, Lorenzo Drago and Carlo Luca Romanò

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:442

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  27. Content type: Original Article

    To evaluate the functional and radiographic outcomes, as well as the treatment costs, of closed displaced intra-articular distal radius fractures treated with either open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) wit...

    Authors: Dong Hao Toon, Rex Antony Xavier Premchand, Jane Sim and Rajaratnam Vaikunthan

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:441

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  28. Content type: Original Article

    Standard laminectomy for treatment of cervical myelopathy is associated with secondary instability and kyphosis, while laminectomy combined with fusion puts adjacent segments at risk of degeneration. Single- a...

    Authors: Luigi Aurelio Nasto, Samiul Muquit, Ana Belen Perez-Romera and Hossein Mehdian

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:440

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  29. Content type: Original Article

    The use of peripheral locked screws has reduced glenoid baseplate failure rates in reverse shoulder arthroplasty. However, situations may arise when one or more non-locked screws may be preferred. We aimed to ...

    Authors: Nathan T. Formaini, Nathan G. Everding, Jonathan C. Levy, Brandon G. Santoni, Aniruddh N. Nayak and Cooper Wilson

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:438

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  30. Content type: Original Article

    Several factors potentially influence outcomes of surgery, including perioperative complications. Complications may take many forms and the Clavien–Dindo (CD) classification is designed to categorize them by d...

    Authors: James Grainger, Thomas Hammett, Robert Isaacs and Chad Cook

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:436

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  31. Content type: Original Article

    Postoperative sepsis is associated with high mortality and the national costs of septicemia exceed those of any other diagnosis. While numerous studies in the basic orthopedic science literature suggest that t...

    Authors: Nikita Lakomkin, Vasanth Sathiyakumar, Brandon Wick, Michelle S. Shen, A. Alex Jahangir, Hassan Mir, William T. Obremskey, Ashley C. Dodd and Manish K. Sethi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:437

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  32. Content type: Brief Communication

    The purpose of our study was to identify the influence of tourniquet use during total knee arthroplasty (TKA) on the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) shortly after surgery and patient-reported outcomes (pa...

    Authors: Tyler Barker, Victoria E. Rogers, Kimberly B. Brown, Vanessa T. Henriksen and G. Lynn Rasmussen

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:435

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  33. Content type: Original Article

    Up to 80 % of cartilage is water; the rest is collagen fibers and proteoglycans. Magnetic resonance (MR) T1-weighted measurements can be employed to calculate the water content of a tissue using T1 mapping. In...

    Authors: J. M. Shiguetomi-Medina, J. L. Ramirez-GL, H. Stødkilde-Jørgensen and B. Møller-Madsen

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:433

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  34. Content type: Review Article

    This review summarizes current concepts in the diagnosis and management of the patients with eosinophilic granuloma. Given the benign biology, the clinical course, and the pediatric group of patients that this...

    Authors: Andrea Angelini, Andreas F. Mavrogenis, Eugenio Rimondi, Giuseppe Rossi and Pietro Ruggieri

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:434

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  35. Content type: Original Article

    The aim was to compare serum levels of interleukin-6 (SIL6), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), C-reactive protein (CRP) and joint fluid IL-6 (JIL-6) level between total knee arthroplasty (TKA) that used bo...

    Authors: Vajara Wilairatana, Peerasit Sinlapavilawan, Sittisak Honsawek and Noppachart Limpaphayom

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:432

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  36. Content type: Review Article

    Whiplash injuries are among the leading injuries related to car crashes and it is important to determine the prognostic factors that predict the outcome of patients with these injuries. This meta-review aims t...

    Authors: Pooria Sarrami, Elizabeth Armstrong, Justine M. Naylor and Ian A. Harris

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:431

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  37. Content type: Original Article

    Several treatments have been described for leg length discrepancy. Epiphysiodesis is the most commonly used because of its effectiveness. Thermal epiphysiodesis using radiofrequency ablation (RFA) alters the g...

    Authors: Juan Manuel Shiguetomi-Medina, B. Møller-Madsen and O. Rahbek

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:430

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  38. Content type: Original Article

    The optimum treatment for isolated patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis (PFJ-OA) remains controversial. The aim of this study was to assess the mid-term clinical results of a modified crosse de hockey procedure fo...

    Authors: Hiroaki Kanazawa, Yuichiro Maruyama, Katsuo Shitoto, Minoru Yokoyama and Kazuo Kaneko

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:428

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  39. Content type: Original Article

    Early surgical intervention in the treatment of proximal femur fractures has been shown to significantly reduce mortality and complications. Our study intends to evaluate early surgery rates in a single-center...

    Authors: Alessandro Aprato, Denis Longo, Matteo Giachino, Gabriele Agati and Alessandro Massè

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:427

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  40. Content type: Original Article

    Aseptic loosening after total hip arthroplasty is likely related to nicotine ingestion. However, aseptic loosening as a direct consequence of smoking habits has not been described with regard to proximal mega-...

    Authors: Philip J. F. Leute, Isabel Hoffmann, Ahmed Hammad, Stefan Lakemeier, Hans-Michael Klinger and Mike H. Baums

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:426

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  41. Content type: Original Article

    To evaluate results of a technique for treating neglected epiphyseal injuries of the distal radius with ulnar impaction.

    Authors: Paritosh Gogna, Sahil Gaba, Reetadyuti Mukhopadhyay, Rajesh Rohilla and Amanpreet Singh

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:423

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  42. Content type: Original Article

    Post-traumatic deformity of the distal radius may lead to multiple sequelae and severe functional impairment. Intramedullary fixation is a novel technique for treatment of distal radius fractures. The present ...

    Authors: Alvin Chao-Yu Chen, Chun-Ying Cheng and Ying-Chao Chou

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:422

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  43. Content type: Brief Communication

    The piriformis fossa is the ideal portal of entry for antegrade interlocking nailing. Localizing this portal can be difficult and its eccentricity leads to complications. This prospective comparative study was...

    Authors: Yasser Assaghir

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:416

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  44. Content type: Original Article

    The all-inside graft-link technique for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is performed with two cortical suspension devices with adjustable loops on both femur and tibia. This technique requires meticu...

    Authors: Mattia Fabbri, Edoardo Monaco, Riccardo Maria Lanzetti, Dario Perugia, Matteo Guzzini, Luca Labianca and Andrea Ferretti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:420

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