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  1. Pipkin type III femoral head fractures are relatively rare injuries. Few studies have explored and described the treatment and outcomes of Pipkin type III femoral head fractures. The purpose of this study was ...

    Authors: Shanxi Wang, Xiaojun Yu, Bohua Li, Qing Ding, Tianqi Wang, Qin Li, Lei Liu and Hua Wu
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:28
  2. A highly cited paper (HCP) is considered a landmark that can influence both research and clinical practice. The characteristics of HCPs in avascular necrosis of the femoral head (AVNFH) were identified and the...

    Authors: Raju Vaishya, Brij Mohan Gupta, Ghouse Modin N. Mamdapur, Abhishek Vaish and Filippo Migliorini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:27
  3. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common entrapment mononeuropathy. Menopausal status and/or estrogen level may play a role in CTS. The evidence regarding the association between hormone replacement the...

    Authors: Worapaka Manosroi, Pichitchai Atthakomol, Phichayut Phinyo and Pojsakorn Danpanichkul
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:26
  4. Septic and aseptic nonunion require different therapeutic strategies. However, differential diagnosis is challenging, as low-grade infections and biofilm-bound bacteria often remain undetected. Therefore, the ...

    Authors: Katharina Trenkwalder, Sandra Erichsen, Ferdinand Weisemann, Peter Augat, Matthias Militz, Christian von Rüden, Tobias Hentschel and Simon Hackl
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:25
  5. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) alignment has recently become a hot topic in the orthopedics arthroplasty literature. Coronal plane alignment especially has gained increasing attention since it is considered a c...

    Authors: F. Matassi, F. Pettinari, F. Frasconà, M. Innocenti and R. Civinini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:24
  6. Kienböck’s disease is idiopathic lunate avascular necrosis, which may lead to lunate collapse, abnormal carpal motion and wrist arthritis. The current study aimed to assess the outcomes of treating stage IIIA ...

    Authors: Ahmed Shams, Mohamed Ahmed Samy, Mohamed Kamal Mesregah and Ahmed Abdelazim Abosalem
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:23
  7. Resection of musculoskeletal tumors and reconstruction with tumor endoprostheses often results in blood loss requiring transfusion of blood products. We assessed the blood-saving potential of using monopolar t...

    Authors: Jan Puetzler, Andrea Ulrike Steinbicker, Jana Santel, Niklas Deventer, Michael Jahn, Alexander Zarbock, Georg Gosheger, Martin Schulze and Dana Janina Jenke
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:22
  8. Although fibromyalgia is associated with poor outcomes following orthopedic surgeries, several studies show some benefit from surgical intervention and nevertheless recommend operative treatment when indicated...

    Authors: Ron Gurel, Matias Vidra, Etay Elbaz, Shai Factor, Efi Kazum, Assaf Bivas, Eran Maman, Ofir Chechik and Dani Rotman
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:21
  9. Peripheral nerve injuries (PNIs) include several conditions in which one or more peripheral nerves are damaged. Trauma is one of the most common causes of PNIs and young people are particularly affected. They ...

    Authors: Andrea Lavorato, Gelsomina Aruta, Raffaele De Marco, Pietro Zeppa, Paolo Titolo, Michele Rosario Colonna, Mariarosaria Galeano, Alfio Luca Costa, Francesca Vincitorio, Diego Garbossa and Bruno Battiston
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:20
  10. There is a paucity of data regarding the prevalence of preoperative deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in patients with long bone (including femur, tibia and fibula) fractures of the lower limbs. We performed a meta-a...

    Authors: Yaowen Hu, Liwen Zhu, Xuan Tian and Fangfang Duan
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:19
  11. Complex proximal humeral fractures (cPHFs) represent an important public health concern, and reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) has emerged as a feasible treatment option in the elderly with high functional d...

    Authors: Elisa Troiano, Giacomo Peri, Irene Calò, Giovanni Battista Colasanti, Nicola Mondanelli and Stefano Giannotti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:18
  12. Multiple doses of dexamethasone and tranexamic acid can inhibit postoperative inflammation and reduce fibrinolysis and perioperative blood loss in total knee arthroplasty. In this single-center, double-blind, ...

    Authors: Wenyu Jiang, Xing Wang, Hong Xu, Menghan Liu, Jinwei Xie, Qiang Huang, Ronghua Zhou, Zongke Zhou and Fuxing Pei
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:17
  13. This study aimed to compare functional outcomes of a volar plate osteosynthesis for distal radius fractures (DRF) performed with either a standard volar approach (SVA), which required detachment of the pronato...

    Authors: Gerhild Thalhammer, Laura A. Hruby, Theresia Dangl, Jonas Liebe, Jochen Erhart and Thomas Haider
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:16
  14. The functional results of total elbow arthroplasty (TEA) are controversial and the medium- to long-term revision rates are relatively high. The aim of the present study was to analyze the stresses of TEA in it...

    Authors: Lorenzo Nalbone, Francesco Monac, Luca Nalbone, Tommaso Ingrassia, Vito Ricotta, Vincenzo Nigrelli, Massimo Ferruzza, Luigi Tarallo, Giuseppe Porcellini and Lawrence Camarda
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:15
  15. This review was conducted to compare the efficacy of suprapatellar (SP) and infrapatellar (IP) approaches for treating distal tibial fractures with intramedullary nailing.

    Authors: Chen-Yuan Yang, Soon-Tzeh Tay and Liang-Tseng Kuo
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:14
  16. Intervertebral disc nucleus degeneration initiates a degenerative cascade and can induce chronic low back pain. Nucleus replacement aims to replace the nucleus while the annulus is still intact. Over time, sev...

    Authors: Amparo Vanaclocha, Vicente Vanaclocha, Carlos M. Atienza, Pablo Clavel, Pablo Jordá-Gómez, Carlos Barrios and Leyre Vanaclocha
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:13
  17. In irreducible bucket-handle medial meniscal tears (BHMMTs), the displaced central fragment is rotated 180° or more, meaning reduction is impossible without derotation of the tear. In chronic cases, the rotate...

    Authors: Sohrab Keyhani, Mohammad Movahedinia, Robert F. LaPrade, Mohamad Qoreishy and Fardis Vosoughi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:12
  18. Giant cell tumor of bone (GCTB) is a benign locally aggressive tumor frequently treated with intralesional curettage and cementation. The aim of this study was to investigate the long-term incidence of arthrit...

    Authors: Walid Atef Ebeid, Ismail Tawfeek Badr, Mohamed Kamal Mesregah and Bahaa Zakarya Hasan
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:11
  19. Acromioclavicular joint fixation using a hook plate is effective for the treatment of acute acromioclavicular joint dislocation. However, several studies have reported some complications including loss of redu...

    Authors: Young Seok Lee, Doo Sup Kim, Ji Won Jung, Young-Hoon Jo, Chang-Hun Lee and Bong Gun Lee
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:10
  20. Femoral neck fractures (FNF) are among the most common fractures in Germany and are often treated by hemiarthroplasty (HA). The aim of this study was to compare the occurrence of aseptic revisions after cement...

    Authors: Dominik Szymski, Nike Walter, Paula Krull, Oliver Melsheimer, Alexander Grimberg, Volker Alt, Arnd Steinbrück and Markus Rupp
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:9
  21. Following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, both repair and reconstruction may be performed to restore joint biomechanics and proprioception. The present study compared joint laxity, patient-reported out...

    Authors: Filippo Migliorini, Gianluca Vecchio, Jörg Eschweiler, Sarah-Marie Schneider, Frank Hildebrand and Nicola Maffulli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:8
  22. Iatrogenic injury to the radial nerve is a risk in surgical treatment for extraarticular fractures of the middle and distal third of the humerus. We aimed to investigate the safety, feasibility and advantages ...

    Authors: Jing Yang, Zhenxing Yang, Dapeng Liu, Zhanxin Lu, Cheng Tao and Tang Liu
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:7
  23. Allograft bone screws are rarely described for the fixation of the scaphoid. When fresh fractures are treated, metal screws are mainly used; when pseudarthrosis is the indication, plates in combination with va...

    Authors: Simon Sailer, Simon Lechner, Andreas Floßmann, Michael Wanzel, Kerstin Habeler, Christian Krasny and Gudrun H. Borchert
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:6
  24. In total hip arthroplasty (THA), the outcomes of single taper (ST) and dual taper (DT) versions of the same stem design have been scarcely studied. A registry study comparing ST and DT versions of the same ste...

    Authors: Francesco Castagnini, Barbara Bordini, Monica Cosentino, Enrico Tassinari, Giulia Guizzardi and Francesco Traina
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:5
  25. Displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures are challenging injuries, and there is debate regarding the best method of treatment.

    Authors: Ayman Youssef Eltabbaa, Mahmoud Abdelmonem El-Rosasy, Mohammed Roshdy El-Tabbakh and Mostafa Naguib Elfakhrany
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:4
  26. Rotator cuff tear injuries in overhead athletes are common and may lead to chronic pain and joint disability, impairing sport participation and leading to premature retirement. The improvement of the patient r...

    Authors: Filippo Migliorini, Giovanni Asparago, Francesco Cuozzo, Francesco Oliva, Frank Hildebrand and Nicola Maffulli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:3
  27. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) were developed to examine patients’ perceptions of functional health. Most studies compare the responsiveness of each type of questionnaire. However, reports of patien...

    Authors: Phongniwath Chanthana, Pichitchai Atthakomol, Worapaka Manosroi, Tinakon Wongpakaran, Jirachart Kraisarin and Kanit Sananpanich
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:2
  28. Lumbar fusion corrects spinal deformities and improves spinal complications. Hip osteoarthritis (OA) is strongly correlated with spinal mobility, and joint space narrowing of the hip after spinal fusion has ga...

    Authors: Taku Ukai, Hiroyuki Katoh, Katsuya Yokoyama, Masato Sato and Masahiko Watanabe
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023 24:1
  29. Improved patient and limb survival rates have led to an increased interest in the functional outcome and return to sports of patients undergoing megaprosthetic reconstruction in musculoskeletal oncology. This ...

    Authors: Moritz Ellerbrock, Christoph Theil, Georg Gosheger, Niklas Deventer, Sebastian Klingebiel, Carolin Rickert and Kristian Nikolaus Schneider
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:59
  30. Authors: Cesare Faldini, Francesca Barile, Giovanni Viroli, Marco Manzetti, Giuseppe Geraci and Alberto Ruffilli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:58

    The original article was published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:47

  31. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) requires surgical treatment when diagnosed. The surgical management of moderate to severe SCFE remains an area of controversy among pediatric orthopedic surgeons. The s...

    Authors: Ahmed Abdelazim Abosalem, Samy Abdel-Hady Sakr, Mohamed Kamal Mesregah and Ahmed Ibrahim Zayda
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:57
  32. Comminuted fractures of the coronoid process significantly compromise the stability and function of the elbow joint. Reconstruction of the coronoid process with a prosthesis has been suggested as an alternativ...

    Authors: Hailong Zhang, Kun-Jhih Lin, Po-Yi Liu and Yi Lu
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:56
  33. For hip posterior fracture-dislocation, the current consensus is to perform joint reduction within 6 h to prevent sequelae. However, whether a closed reduction (CR) should be performed at the emergency departm...

    Authors: Po-Ju Lai, Chih-Yang Lai, I-Chuan Tseng, Chun-Yi Su, Yung-Heng Hsu, Ying-Chao Chou and Yi-Hsun Yu
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:55
  34. Primary aim: to compare complications of operative vs non-operative treatment of unstable distal radius fractures (DRF) fulfilling national clinical guidelines for operative treatment. Secondary aim: to compar...

    Authors: Rikke Thorninger, Daniel Wæver, Michael Tjørnild, Martin Lind and Jan Duedal Rölfing
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:54
  35. Malalignment is a common event during the intramedullary nailing (IMN) of distal tibia fractures (DTFs). Although it is reported that the semi-extended IMN techniques such as suprapatellar (SP) and parapatella...

    Authors: Ke Lu, Zhi-qiang Wu, Hong-zhen Wang, Rong-xun Qian, Chong Li and Yi-jun Gao
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:53
  36. Synovial fluid markers (synovial leukocyte count and differential) have been shown to be most accurate in diagnosing prosthetic joint infection (PJI). An inverse correlation for synovial leukocyte count and sy...

    Authors: Christoph Theil, Thomas Ackmann, Georg Gosheger, Jan Puetzler, Burkhard Moellenbeck, Jan Schwarze, Martin Schulze and Sebastian Klingebiel
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:52
  37. Proximal humeral fractures are commonly observed in elderly patients. Management of these injuries is controversial. Literature comparing locking plate fixation, arthroplasty, and conservative treatments show ...

    Authors: Luigi Tarallo, Gian Mario Micheloni, Andrea Giorgini, Martina Lombardi, Beatrice Limone, Fabio Catani and Giuseppe Porcellini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:51
  38. The aim of this study is to find a correlation between linear measurements and the graft length required for different anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) revision techniques, to extract formulas to predict requi...

    Authors: Federica Rosso, Roberto Rossi, Riccardo Faletti, Antonino Cantivalli, Davide Blonna and Davide Edoardo Bonasia
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:50
  39. Robotic surgery (RS) may offer benefits compared with freehand/conventional surgery (FS) in the treatment of patients with spinal disease. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of RS ve...

    Authors: Setefilla Luengo-Matos, Luis María Sánchez-Gómez, Ana Isabel Hijas-Gómez, Esther Elena García-Carpintero, Rafael Ballesteros-Massó and Mar Polo-deSantos
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:49
  40. Congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia (CPT) is a challenging problem in orthopedic practice, with high rates of non-union, refracture, and residual deformities. After union, long-term follow-up is required to...

    Authors: Ahmed Ibrahim Zayda, Mohamed Kamal Mesregah, Soliman Hassan Zalalo and Samy Abdel-Hady Sakr
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:48
  41. Fixed severe hyperkyphotic deformities spread over more than five vertebral levels represent a therapeutic challenge, especially when the deformity apex is located at the thoraco-lumbar junction, thus requirin...

    Authors: Cesare Faldini, Francesca Barile, Giovanni Viroli, Marco Manzetti, Giuseppe Geraci and Alberto Ruffilli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:47

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:58

  42. In the treatment of tall stature, the reduction of excessive predicted final height can either be achieved by hormonal treatment or surgically by temporary (tED) or permanent (pED) epiphysiodesis. The present ...

    Authors: Andrea Laufer, Gregor Toporowski, Georg Gosheger, Ava von der Heiden, Jan Duedal Rölfing, Adrien Frommer, Anna Rachbauer, Carina Antfang, Robert Rödl and Bjoern Vogt
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:46
  43. In clinical practice, serum C-reactive protein (CRP) and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) levels are routinely used to screen for periprosthetic joint infection (PJI), but the effectiveness of predicting t...

    Authors: Hongyi Shao, Tao Bian, Yixin Zhou, Yong Huang, Yang Song and Dejin Yang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:45
  44. Percutaneous pedicle screw (PPS) placement is a key step in several minimally invasive spinal surgery (MISS) procedures. Traditional technique for PPS makes use of C-arm fluoroscopy assistance (FA). More recen...

    Authors: Giuseppe La Rocca, Edoardo Mazzucchi, Fabrizio Pignotti, Luigi Aurelio Nasto, Gianluca Galieri, Alessandro Olivi, Vincenzo De Santis, Pierluigi Rinaldi, Enrico Pola and Giovanni Sabatino
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:44
  45. Traditionally, operative treatment for displaced midshaft clavicle fractures in adolescents has been achieved by using a plate and screws. However, a minimally invasive trend has led surgeons to use the elasti...

    Authors: Pan Hong, Ruikang Liu, Saroj Rai, Renhao Ze, Xin Tang and Jin Li
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:42
  46. This systematic review investigates the role of synthetic graft for primary medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction in patients with recurrent patellofemoral instability, focusing on clinical scor...

    Authors: Filippo Migliorini, Jörg Eschweiler, Filippo Spiezia, Matthias Knobe, Frank Hildebrand and Nicola Maffulli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:41
  47. The aim of this study was to compare two techniques for the surgical treatment of diaphyseal fractures in the adult humerus: double-crossed retrograde elastic stable intramedullary nailing (DCR-ESIN) and limit...

    Authors: Hsuan-Hsiao Ma, Chao-Ching Chiang, Yu-Ping Su and Kun-Hui Chen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:40
  48. Distal ulna head or neck fracture is commonly associated with distal radius fracture. Treatment of these fractures remains controversial. Plate osteosynthesis is commonly performed. The purpose of this study w...

    Authors: Morgan Gauthier, Jean-Yves Beaulieu, Lucille Nichols and Didier Hannouche
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:39
  49. Increased femoral anteversion (FA) has been correlated with less varus deformities in osteoarthritic (OA) knees, but the relationship between FA and the degree of valgus deformity in osteoarthritic (OA) knees ...

    Authors: Changzhao Li, Yongheng Ye, Suiwen He, Dongliang Xu and Peiheng He
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:38

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