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  1. Content type: Review Article

    Management of the unstable shoulder after a failed stabilization procedure can be difficult and challenging. Detailed understanding of the native shoulder anatomy, including its static and dynamic restraints, ...

    Authors: Anthony G. Ho, Ashok L. Gowda and J. Michael Wiater

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:409

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  2. Content type: Controversies in Orthopaedics and Trauma

    Symptomatic osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee develops often in association with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) deficiency. Two distinct pathologies should be recognised while considering treatment options in ...

    Authors: Francesco Mancuso, Christopher A. Dodd, David W. Murray and Hemant Pandit

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:402

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  3. Content type: Original Article

    Aggressive bone neoplasms, such as giant cell tumors, often affect the proximal tibia warranting bony resection via curettage leaving behind massive defects that require extensive reconstruction. Reconstructio...

    Authors: Jeremy Ruskin, Paolo Caravaggi, Kathleen S. Beebe, Sondra Corgan, Linda Chen, Richard S. Yoon, Francis R. Patterson and John S. Hwang

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:394

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  4. Content type: Brief Communication

    Elbow fracture-dislocation is always demanding to manage due to the considerable soft-tissue swelling or damage involved, which can make an early open approach and ligamentous reconstruction impossible. The pu...

    Authors: Alberto Castelli, Salvatore D’amico, Alberto Combi and Francesco Benazzo

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:395

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  5. Content type: Review Article

    Trunnionosis is defined as wear of the femoral head–neck interface and has recently been acknowledged as a growing cause of total hip arthroplasty failure. Some studies have reported that it accounts for up to...

    Authors: Jaydev B. Mistry, Morad Chughtai, Randa K. Elmallah, Aloise Diedrich, Sidney Le, Melbin Thomas and Michael A. Mont

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:391

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  6. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: Fabrizio Rivera, Luca Bertignone, Gianclaudio Grandi, Roberto Camisassa, Guido Comaschi, Roberto Trentini, Marco Zanone, Giuseppe Teppex, Gabriele Vasario and Giorgio Fortina

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:390

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    The original article was published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:388

  7. Content type: Original Article

    The UK hip fracture best practice tariff (BPT) aims to deliver hip fracture surgery within 36 h of admission. Ensuring that delays are reserved for conditions which compromise survival, but are responsive to m...

    Authors: Adeel Aqil, Fahad Hossain, Hassaan Sheikh, Joseph Aderinto, George Whitwell and Harish Kapoor

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:387

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  8. Content type: Original Article

    Intra-articular injection of hyaluronic acid is a well-established therapy for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis. The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness and safety of the use of Arthrum HCS® (40 ...

    Authors: Fabrizio Rivera, Luca Bertignone, Giancarlo Grandi, Roberto Camisassa, Guido Comaschi, Diego Trentini, Marco Zanone, Giuseppe Teppex, Gabriele Vasario and Giorgio Fortina

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:388

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:390

  9. Content type: Original Article

    The purpose of this study is to analyse and report the mid-term results of 175 unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) procedures performed for medial compartment knee arthritis from January 2001 to January 2010.

    Authors: Hemanth Kumar Venkatesh and S. S. Maheswaran

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:385

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  10. Content type: Review Article

    While proximal humerus fractures remain common within the elderly population, the optimal treatment method remains controversial. Intramedullary nailing has been advocated as an effective and less invasive sur...

    Authors: Jason Wong, Jared M. Newman and Konrad I. Gruson

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:384

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  11. Content type: Original Article

    Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) represents a valid surgical option for symptomatic full-thickness chondral lesions of the knee. Here we report long-term clinical and MRI results of first-generation ACI.

    Authors: Donato Rosa, Giovanni Balato, Giovanni Ciaramella, Ernesto Soscia, Giovanni Improta and Maria Triassi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:383

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  12. Content type: Original Article

    Resuming work after surgical treatment of an unstable pelvic ring injury is often impeded because of residual disability. The aim of this study was to test which factors influence return to work, ability to re...

    Authors: Alessandro Aprato, Alexander Joeris, Ferdinando Tosto, Vasiliki Kalampoki, Elke Rometsch, Marco Favuto, Alessandro Stucchi, Matheus Azi and Alessandro Massè

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:379

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  13. Content type: Original Article

    We reviewed a series of newborns, toddlers and ambulating children affected by idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus (clubfoot). Taking into account the time of diagnosis, stiffness of the deformity and wa...

    Authors: Cesare Faldini, Francesco Traina, Matteo Nanni, Ilaria Sanzarello, Raffaele Borghi and Fabrizio Perna

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:377

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  14. Content type: Original Article

    This study aimed to identify (1) if the postoperative increase in the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is different between contrasting knee arthroplasty procedures, and (2) if the NLR predicts venous thro...

    Authors: Tyler Barker, Victoria E. Rogers, Vanessa T. Henriksen, Kimberly B. Brown, Roy H. Trawick, Nathan G. Momberger and G. Lynn Rasmussen

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:378

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  15. Content type: Original Article

    Since the role of the medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) as the primary soft-tissue restraint against lateral patellar translation has been recognized, several different reconstruction procedures for the tr...

    Authors: Giovanni Vavalle and Michele Capozzi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:375

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  16. Content type: Review Article

    Clinical outcomes between the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), autologous blood (AB) and corticosteroid (CS) injection in lateral epicondylitis are still controversial.

    Authors: Alisara Arirachakaran, Amnat Sukthuayat, Thaworn Sisayanarane, Sorawut Laoratanavoraphong, Wichan Kanchanatawan and Jatupon Kongtharvonskul

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:376

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  17. Content type: Case Report

    Drop foot is typically caused by neurologic disease such as lumbar disc herniation, but we report two rare cases of deep peroneal nerve palsy with isolated lateral compartment syndrome secondary to peroneus l...

    Authors: Kunihiko Hiramatsu, Yasukazu Yonetani, Kazutaka Kinugasa, Norimasa Nakamura, Koji Yamamoto, Hideki Yoshikawa and Masayuki Hamada

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:373

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  18. Content type: Original Article

    The aim of this study was to compare the intraosseous concentrations and the inhibitory effects on the growth of Staphylococcus aureus of 1 g versus 2 g of intravenous (IV) prophylactic cefazolin in total knee ar...

    Authors: Chayanin Angthong, Pongpaibool Krajubngern, Warawut Tiyapongpattana, Boonchana Pongcharoen, Piya Pinsornsak, Nattapol Tammachote and Wanna Kittisupaluck

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:370

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  19. Content type: Original Article

    We hypothesised that psychological support would have a significant improvement on the mental and physical recovery of patients undergoing primary total hip or knee arthroplasty.

    Authors: V. Tristaino, F. Lantieri, S. Tornago, M. Gramazio, E. Carriere and A. Camera

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:368

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  20. Content type: Original Article

    Metal-on-metal total hip replacements (THRs) with large femoral heads have been associated with elevated levels of cobalt (Co) and chromium (Cr), which have been attributed to high levels of wear at the articu...

    Authors: Rohit Singh, Gopikanthan Manoharan, Pete Craig, Simon Collier, Phillip Shaylor and Ashok Sinha

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:369

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  21. Content type: Original Article

    Percutaneous iliosacral screw placement can successfully stabilize unstable posterior pelvic ring injuries. Intraoperative fluoroscopic imaging is a vital component needed in safely placing iliosacral screws. ...

    Authors: Jonathan G. Eastman and Milton L. Chip Routt Jr.

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:363

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  22. Content type: Original Article

    Dislocation is one of the most frequent causes of failure of hemiarthroplasties of the hip, which is the most common treatment for femoral neck fractures in elderly patients. A revision with conversion to tota...

    Authors: Christian Carulli, Armando Macera, Fabrizio Matassi, Roberto Civinini and Massimo Innocenti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:365

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  23. Content type: Review Article

    Calcific tendinitis is a painful shoulder disorder characterised by either single or multiple deposits in the rotator cuff tendon. Although the disease subsides spontaneously in most cases, a subpopulation of ...

    Authors: Giovanni Merolla, Sanjay Singh, Paolo Paladini and Giuseppe Porcellini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:367

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  24. Content type: Brief Communication

    The purpose of this brief paper is to present the preliminary results of a modified Austin/chevron osteotomy for treatment of hallux valgus and hallux rigidus. In this procedure, the dorsal arm of the osteotom...

    Authors: Michele Vasso, Chiara Del Regno, Antonio D’Amelio and Alfredo Schiavone Panni

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:366

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  25. Content type: Original Article

    Use of magnesium for resorbable metal implants is a new concept in orthopaedic and dental medicine. The majority of studies on magnesium’s biocompatibility in vitro have assessed the short-term effect of magne...

    Authors: Olga Charyeva, Olga Dakischew, Ursula Sommer, Christian Heiss, Reinhard Schnettler and Katrin Susanne Lips

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:364

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  26. Content type: Original Article

    Symptomatic hardware represents the most frequent complication reported following surgical treatment of patellar fracture. For this reason, some authors suggested using nonabsorbable sutures to fix the fractur...

    Authors: Lawrence Camarda, Alessandra La Gattuta, Marcello Butera, Francesco Siragusa and Michele D’Arienzo

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:359

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  27. Content type: Original Article

    Extracorporeal shockwave therapy is a conservative treatment for several painful musculoskeletal disorders. The aim of the study was the assessment of the relief from pain by the shockwave therapy in a populat...

    Authors: Christian Carulli, Filippo Tonelli, Matteo Innocenti, Bonaventura Gambardella, Francesco Muncibì and Massimo Innocenti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:361

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  28. Content type: Review Article

    Proximal inter-phalangeal (PIP) joint arthrodesis today represents the standard treatment for structured hammertoes; however, recently, a lot of new intramedullary devices for the fixation of this arthrodesis ...

    Authors: Matteo Guelfi, Andrea Pantalone, Janos Cambiaso Daniel, Daniele Vanni, Marco G. B. Guelfi and Vincenzo Salini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:360

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  29. Content type: Original Article

    Patient-reported outcomes require validation in a particular language and culture before administration for clinical use.

    Authors: George A. Koumantakis, Konstantinos Tsoligkas, Antonios Papoutsidakis, Athanasios Ververidis and Georgios I. Drosos

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:362

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  30. Content type: Original Article

    We hypothesized that not all persons with end-stage lateral osteoarthritis (OA) have valgus malalignment and that full extension radiographs may underreport radiographic disease severity. The purpose of this ...

    Authors: Su Chan Lee, Viral Gondalia, Byoung Yoon Hwang, Hye Sun Ahn, Choon Key Lee, David J. Hunter and Kwang Am Jung

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:356

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  31. Content type: Original Article

    A single iliosacral screw placed into the S1 vertebral body has been shown to be clinically unreliable for certain type C pelvic ring injuries. Insertion of a second supplemental iliosacral screw into the S1 o...

    Authors: Pooria Salari, Berton R. Moed and J. Gary Bledsoe

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:357

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  32. Content type: Original Article

    Iliosacral screw fixation has become a common method for surgical stabilization of acute disruptions of the pelvic ring. Placement of iliosacral screws into the first sacral (S1) body is the preferred method o...

    Authors: Dane Salazar, Sean Lannon, Olga Pasternak, Adam Schiff, Laurie Lomasney, Erika Mitchell and Michael Stover

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:354

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  33. Content type: Review Article

    The benefits of acromioplasty in treating rotator cuff disease have been debated. We systematically reviewed the literature regarding whether acromioplasty with concomitant coracoacromial(CA) release is necess...

    Authors: Filippo Familiari, Alan Gonzalez-Zapata, Bruno Iannò, Olimpio Galasso, Giorgio Gasparini and Edward G. McFarland

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:353

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  34. Content type: Original Article

    The primary goal of this study was to identify nitric oxide (NO)-induced apoptosis in traumatized chondrocytes in intra-articular lower extremity fractures and the secondary goal was to identify the timeline ...

    Authors: Daniel E. Prince and Justin K. Greisberg

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:350

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  35. Content type: Original Article

    Surgical site infections (SSI) continue to be a significant source of morbidity despite the introduction of perioperative intravenous antibiotics. Our objective was to assess the efficacy of local vancomycin p...

    Authors: Keerat Singh, Jennifer M. Bauer, Gregory Y. LaChaud, Jesse E. Bible and Hassan R. Mir

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:352

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  36. Content type: Original Article

    The position of immobilization after anterior shoulder dislocation has been a controversial topic over the past decade. We compared the effect of post-reduction immobilization, whether external rotation or int...

    Authors: Omid Reza Momenzadeh, Masoome Pourmokhtari, Sepideh Sefidbakht and Amir Reza Vosoughi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:348

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  37. Content type: Case Report

    During recent decades, the concept of surgical treatment of malignant bone and soft tissue sarcomas has evolved, with the aim of preserving limb function. In this paper we report a case of metatarsal reconstru...

    Authors: Bruno Battiston, Stefano Artiaco, Raimondo Piana, Elena Boux and Pierluigi Tos

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:341

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  38. Content type: Original Article

    The aim of this study is to investigate how the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) scores contribute to increased length of stay (LOS) and healthcare costs in hip fracture patients.

    Authors: Daniel J. Johnson, Sarah E. Greenberg, Vasanth Sathiyakumar, Rachel Thakore, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, William T. Obremskey and Manish K. Sethi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:337

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  39. Content type: Original Article

    The aim of this prospective randomized study was to analyze migration and strain transmission of the Metha™ and Nanos™ femoral prostheses.

    Authors: Volker Brinkmann, Florian Radetzki, Karl Stefan Delank, David Wohlrab and Alexander Zeh

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:335

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  40. Content type: Case Report

    Hazards and potential complications associated with pedicle screw insertions have been reported. In contrast, complications due to implant removal are rarely described. An unreported case of acute vertebral bo...

    Authors: M. Cappuccio, F. De Iure, L. Amendola and A. Martucci

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:328

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