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  1. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  2. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  3. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  4. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  5. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  6. 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

    Content type: Emerging Topic (Review Article)

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  7. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  8. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  9. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  10. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  11. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  13. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  14. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  15. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  16. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  17. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  18. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  19. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  20. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  21. This study aimed to translate and culturally adapt a Greek version of the Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI) questionnaire and to validate its usage in Greek patients.

    Authors: S. Vrouva, C. Batistaki, E. Koutsioumpa, D. Kostopoulos, E. Stamoulis and G. Kostopanagiotou

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:425

    Content type: Original Article

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  22. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  23. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  24. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  25. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  26. The burden of traumatic and elective hip surgery is set to grow. With an increasing number of techniques and implants against the background of an aging population, the emphasis on evidence-based treatment has...

    Authors: Kamrul Hasan, Shivakumar Shankar, Aadhar Sharma, Alison Carter, Razi Zaidi, Suzie Cro, John Skinner and Andy Goldberg

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:421

    Content type: Review Article

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  27. 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

    Content type: Brief Communication

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  28. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  29. The aim of the study was to evaluate whether the use of preventive osteosynthesis after curettage in benign and primitive low-grade malignant bone tumor localized in the distal femur in adult patients provides...

    Authors: Carlo Perisano, Carlo Barone, Daniele Stomeo, Giulio Di Giacomo, Michele Vasso, Alfredo Schiavone Panni and Giulio Maccauro

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:418

    Content type: Original Article

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  30. The unsuccessful treatment of prosthetic joint infection (PJI) with two-stage revision leads to infection recurrence. The objectives of the study were to assess the clinical and demographic characteristics of ...

    Authors: Svetlana Bozhkova, Rashid Tikhilov, Dmitry Labutin, Alexey Denisov, Igor Shubnyakov, Vadim Razorenov, Vasilii Artyukh and Anna Rukina

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:417

    Content type: Original Article

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  31. The management of displaced supracondylar fracture of the humerus with closed reduction and percutaneous pin fixation is the most widely accepted method of treatment, but controversy continues regarding the pi...

    Authors: Kumar Prashant, Devendra Lakhotia, Tulsi Das Bhattacharyya, Anil Kumar Mahanta and Aakhil Ravoof

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:410

    Content type: Original Article

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  32. The purpose of this observational study was to evaluate serum levels of 25-OH-D in patients scheduled to undergo elective hip or knee arthroplasty. We hypothesised that 25-OH-D level is an independent risk fac...

    Authors: Gerrit Steffen Maier, Uwe Maus, Djordje Lazovic, Konstantin Horas, Klaus Edgar Roth and Andreas Alois Kurth

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:414

    Content type: Original Article

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  33. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) may recur locally but rarely metastasizes. Fibrosarcomatous transformation in dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (FS-DFSP) is said to have worse prognosis compared with ordi...

    Authors: Keiko Hayakawa, Seiichi Matsumoto, Keisuke Ae, Taisuke Tanizawa, Tabu Gokita, Yuki Funauchi and Noriko Motoi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:415

    Content type: Original Article

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  34. Difficulties in kneeling, one of the poorest scoring functional outcomes post total knee arthroplasty (TKA),have been attributed to a lack of patient education. This is the first study to investigate specific ...

    Authors: Leigh White, T. Stockwell, N. Hartnell, M. Hennessy and J. Mullan

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:411

    Content type: Original Article

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  35. There are many methods of treating Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease, including operative and nonoperative methods. Femoral varus osteotomy is one of the surgical methods used to treat this disease, and it involves c...

    Authors: Mohamed Mansour Elzohairy

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:412

    Content type: Original Article

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  36. Disruption of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most frequent musculoskeletal injuries affecting physically active men and women. In the United States, an estimated 200,000 ACL reconstructions...

    Authors: Hamidreza Yazdi, Amin Moradi, Aida Sanaie and Armin Ghadi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:408

    Content type: Original Article

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  37. Biomaterial-associated infections are one of the most important complications in orthopedic surgery. The main goal of this study was to demonstrate the in vivo bactericidal effect of ultraviolet (UV) irradiati...

    Authors: Juan A. Constantino, María Delgado-Rastrollo, Miguel A. Pacha-Olivenza, M. Luisa González-Martín, Manuel Quiles, C. Pérez-Giraldo, José M. Bruque and Amparo M. Gallardo-Moreno

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:407

    Content type: Original Article

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  38. Both long and short cephalomedullary nails (CMN) may be used to treat trochanteric femur fractures. The objective of this paper was to compare the clinical outcomes between long and short CMN in the treatment ...

    Authors: John Dunn, Nicholas Kusnezov, Julia Bader, Brian R. Waterman, Justin Orr and Philip J. Belmont

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:405

    Content type: Original Article

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  39. The aim of total knee arthroplasty is, amongst others, the reconstruction of a physiological axis of the leg with a tibiofemoral angle in the frontal plane of an average of 6°. The aim of this study is to clar...

    Authors: M. Sgroi, M. Faschingbauer, H. Reichel and T. Kappe

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:404

    Content type: Original Article

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  40. The Western Ontario Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder index (WOOS) has been introduced as a disease-specific quality of life measurement in patients with glenohumeral arthritis. The aim of the present study was t...

    Authors: Katia Corona, Simone Cerciello, Brent Joseph Morris, Enrico Visonà, Giovanni Merolla and Giuseppe Porcellini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:400

    Content type: Original Article

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  41. The linea aspera is the rough, longitudinal crest on the posterior surface of the femoral shaft. Most orthopedic surgeons depend on the linea aspera as an intraoperative landmark identifying the true posterior...

    Authors: Ahmed Hamed Kassem Abdelaal, Norio Yamamoto, Katsuhiro Hayashi, Akihiko Takeuchi, Shinji Miwa, Ahmad Fawaz Morsy, Yoshitomo Kajino and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:399

    Content type: Original Article

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  42. Transpedicular screw fixation of the cervical spine provides excellent biomechanical stability. The feasibility of inserting a 3.5-mm screw in the pedicle requires a minimum pedicle diameter of 4.5 mm. This di...

    Authors: Osama Al-Saeed, Yousef Marwan, Osama Rabie Kombar, Ahmed Samir and Mehraj Sheikh

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:396

    Content type: Original Article

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  43. It has been suggested that the anterolateral ligament (ALL) of the knee may have importance in limiting rotational instability, and reconstruction may prevent a continued pivot-shift following anterior cruciat...

    Authors: Jonathan D. Kosy, Ashish Soni, Ramakrishnan Venkatesh and Vipul I. Mandalia

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:392

    Content type: Original Article

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