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  1. Failure of conservative treatment in patients over 70 years of age with a rotator cuff tear makes surgery a possible option, considering the increase in life expectancy and the high functional demands of elder...

    Authors: Chiara Fossati, Carlo Stoppani, Alessandra Menon, Luca Pierannunzii, Riccardo Compagnoni and Pietro S. Randelli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:3
  2. The treatment of severe glenoid bone loss in shoulder arthroplasty represents a challenge, and the results of current prosthetic designs with only glenoid fixation still remain unsatisfactory. In the past deca...

    Authors: G. Porcellini, G. M. Micheloni, L. Tarallo, P. Paladini, G. Merolla and F. Catani
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:2
  3. Arthrofibrosis remains one of the leading causes for revision in primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Similar in nature to arthrofibrosis, hypertrophic scars and keloid formation are a result of excessive co...

    Authors: Travis R. Flick, Cindy X. Wang, Akshar H. Patel, Thomas W. Hodo, William F. Sherman and Fernando L. Sanchez
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:1
  4. Hip fractures remain a major health concern owing to the increasing elderly population and their association with significant morbidity and mortality. The effects of weekend admission on mortality have been st...

    Authors: Calver Pang, A. Aqil, A. Mannan, G. Thomas and F. S. Hossain
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:23
  5. The purpose of this study was to evaluate (1) the reoperation rates and survivorship for septic and aseptic causes, (2) radiographic outcomes, and (3) clinical outcomes of condylar-constrained knee (CCK) impla...

    Authors: Fabio Mancino, Ivan De Martino, Aaron Burrofato, Carmine De Ieso, Maristella F. Saccomanno, Giulio Maccauro and Vincenzo De Santis
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:22
  6. Monteggia, Galeazzi, and Essex-Lopresti injuries are the most common types of fracture–dislocation of the forearm. Uncommon variants and rare traumatic patterns of forearm fracture–dislocations have sometimes ...

    Authors: Stefano Artiaco, Federico Fusini, Arman Sard, Elisa Dutto, Alessandro Massè and Bruno Battiston
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:21
  7. The identification of existing rehabilitation interventions and related evidence represents a crucial step along the development of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Package of Interventions for Rehabilita...

    Authors: Francesca Gimigliano, Sara Liguori, Antimo Moretti, Giuseppe Toro, Alexandra Rauch, Stefano Negrini, Claudio Curci, Michele Patrini, Livia Peschi, Sanaz Pournajaf, Maria Sgarbanti and Giovanni Iolascon
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:20

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:7

  8. Recent studies suggest that routine postoperative laboratory tests are not necessary after primary elective total hip arthroplasty (THA). This study aims to evaluate the utility of routine postoperative labora...

    Authors: Xiang-Dong Wu, Jia-Cheng Liu, Yu-Jian Li, Jia-Wei Wang, Gui-Xing Qiu and Wei Huang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:19
  9. The purpose of this study is to compare the outcomes of acute primary repair of extraarticular ligaments with staged surgery for acute knee dislocations (KDs) and multiligament knee injuries (MLKIs).

    Authors: Yasuyuki Ishibashi, Yuka Kimura, Eiji Sasaki, Shizuka Sasaki, Yuji Yamamoto and Eiichi Tsuda
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:18
  10. Postoperative pain and edema are the most common problems associated with arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. The purpose of the present study was to compare ice wrap and subacromial injection (SI) as treatments...

    Authors: Yavuz Selim Kara, Onur Hapa, Yağmur Işın, Ali İhsan Kılıç and Hasan Havitçioğlu
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:17
  11. Computer navigation and patient-specific instrumentation for total ankle arthroplasty have still to demonstrate their theoretical ability to improve implant positioning and functional outcomes. The purpose of ...

    Authors: C. Faldini, A. Mazzotti, C. Belvedere, G. Durastanti, A. Panciera, G. Geraci and A. Leardini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:16
  12. Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) is a bone- and ligament-sparing alternative to total knee arthroplasty in the patients with end-stage single-compartment degeneration of the knee. Despite being a succe...

    Authors: Anurag Mittal, Prashant Meshram, Woo Hyun Kim and Tae Kyun Kim
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:15
  13. Recently, there has been renewed interest in primary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair. The aim of this study is to report early clinical and radiological results of a consecutive series of acute ACL tea...

    Authors: Andrea Ferretti, Edoardo Monaco, Alessandro Annibaldi, Alessandro Carrozzo, Mattia Bruschi, Giuseppe Argento and Gregory S. DiFelice
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:14
  14. Recently, the number of osteosarcomas in middle-aged and older patients has demonstrated an increasing trend; moreover, their results are comparatively worse than those of young patients. In Europe and the USA...

    Authors: Keiko Hayakawa, Seiichi Matsumoto, Keisuke Ae, Taisuke Tanizawa, Yuki Funauchi, Yusuke Minami, Masanori Saito and Atsushi Okawa
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:13
  15. Literature has shown a significant correlation between early treatment and mortality in femur fractures, but the influence of time to ambulation on mortality has not been studied. The purpose of the present st...

    Authors: Alessandro Aprato, Marco Bechis, Marco Buzzone, Alessandro Bistolfi, Walter Daghino and Alessandro Massè
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:12
  16. Open fractures are among the most severe injuries observed in orthopedic patients. Treating open fractures is difficult because such patients with infections may require multiple operations and amputations. Fu...

    Authors: Taku Ukai, Kosuke Hamahashi, Yoshiyasu Uchiyama, Yuka Kobayashi and Masahiko Watanabe
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:10
  17. It is still unknown whether bioabsorbable magnesium (Mg) screws provide an advantage over titanium screws in the treatment of medial malleolar (MM) fractures. The purpose of this retrospective study is to comp...

    Authors: Hasan May, Yusuf Alper Kati, Gurkan Gumussuyu, Tuluhan Yunus Emre, Melih Unal and Ozkan Kose
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:9
  18. Considering the excellent results already achieved in total hip arthroplasty (THA), new implants must be at least as safe as currently used implants and lead to longer survival. A new cementless femoral stem, ...

    Authors: Kaspar Tootsi, Loviisa Lees, Boris Geiko and Aare Märtson
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:8
  19. Surgical fixation of tibial plateau fracture in elderly patients with open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) provides inferior outcomes compared with younger patients. Primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA...

    Authors: Murray T. Wong, Jonathan Bourget-Murray, Kelly Johnston and Nicholas M. Desy
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:7
  20. Iliosacral screw fixation is safe and effective but can be complicated by loss of fixation, particularly in patients with osteopenic bone. Sacral morphology dictates where iliosacral screws may be placed when ...

    Authors: Joseph M. Radley, Brian W. Hill, Daemeon A. Nicolaou, Stephen B. Huebner, Kelby B. Napier and Dane H. Salazar
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:6
  21. Partial lesions of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are more common than is generally thought, accounting for about 10–12% of ACL injuries. Selective reconstruction may be considered as an option in isolat...

    Authors: Christian Carulli, Matteo Innocenti, Giuliana Roselli, Luigi Sirleo, Fabrizio Matassi and Massimo Innocenti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:5
  22. The classification systems for proximal humeral fractures routinely used in clinical practice include the Neer and Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen/Orthopaedic Trauma Association (AO/OTA) 2007 syste...

    Authors: Giuseppe Marongiu, Lorenzo Leinardi, Stefano Congia, Luca Frigau, Francesco Mola and Antonio Capone
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:4
  23. Preoperative diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is important because of the therapeutic consequences. The aim of the present study is to investigate whether the serum C-reactive protein (CRP) le...

    Authors: Bernd Fink, Michael Schlumberger, Julian Beyersdorff and Philipp Schuster
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:2
  24. The placebo effect can account for part of the improvement seen in patients undergoing any type of treatment, be it surgical or pharmacological. The objective of this study is to quantify the placebo effect in...

    Authors: Jordi Faig-Martí and Adriana Martínez-Catassús
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:1
  25. Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), together with its two main pathomechanisms, cam and pincer, has become a trending topic since the end of the 1990s. Despite massive academic research, this hip disorder stil...

    Authors: L. Pierannunzii
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:32
  26. In recent years, a variety of short stems have been introduced. To date, mid- and long-term results of calcar-guided short-stem designs have been rarely available.

    Authors: Karl Philipp Kutzner, Stefanie Donner, Lennard Loweg, Philipp Rehbein, Jens Dargel, Philipp Drees and Joachim Pfeil
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:31
  27. Limb lengthening using an external fixator requires a long period of external fixation and may be associated with several complications such as axial deformity, fracture of the regenerated bone, and joint stif...

    Authors: Pasquale Farsetti, Fernando De Maio, Vito Potenza, Kristian Efremov, Martina Marsiolo, Alessandro Caterini and Ernesto Ippolito
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:30
  28. Plate protrusion is a risk factor for flexor pollicis longus (FPL) rupture following volar locking plate (VLP) surgery. However, plate prominence on follow-up radiographs is common. We hypothesised that a VLP ...

    Authors: Kotaro Sato, Yuki Kikuchi, Yoshikuni Mimata, Kenya Murakami, Gaku Takahashi and Minoru Doita
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:29
  29. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) surgery can be associated with significant blood loss. Among the problems associated with such blood loss is the need for transfusions of banked blood [1]. Transfusions not only have...

    Authors: Osman Riaz, Adeel Aqil, Samir Asmar, Raees Vanker, James Hahnel, Christopher Brew, Richard Grogan and Graham Radcliffe
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:28
  30. The advancement of technologies in orthopaedic surgery should provide the surgeon with precise and trustworthy support for pre-operative planning, intra-operative guidance and post-operative follow-up. The req...

    Authors: G. Porcellini, L. Tarallo, M. Novi, F. Spiezia and F. Catani
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:27
  31. Lesions associated with the biceps tendon are commonly detected during arthroscopic repair of rotator cuff tears. Acquiring a preferable technique to repair both cuff and long head of biceps tendon (LHBT) lesi...

    Authors: Mohsen Mardani-Kivi, Sohrab Keyhani, Mohammad-Hossein Ebrahim-Zadeh, Keyvan Hashemi-Motlagh and Khashayar Saheb-Ekhtiari
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:26
  32. Primary trapezio-metacarpal osteoarthritis can be painful and disabling. Surgical treatment is used when conservative treatment, such as splinting or oral analgesics, fails. The purpose of this study was to re...

    Authors: Fernando De Maio, Pasquale Farsetti, Vito Potenza, Lidio Petrungaro, Martina Marsiolo and Alessandro Caterini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:25
  33. Reconstruction of combined segmental and cavitary defects of the acetabulum is a challenge to the hip surgeon. One question regards the efficacy of reconstruction of acetabular defects using a combination of t...

    Authors: Ayman M. Ebied, Ahmed A. Ebied, Sameh Marei and Evert Smith
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:23
  34. Critical-sized bone defects of the tibia are complex injuries associated with significant problems that are difficult to treat, and they are associated with a significant burden of disease in clinical practice...

    Authors: Kemal Aktuglu, Kubilay Erol and Arman Vahabi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:22
  35. Long bone non-union continues to be a significant worldwide problem. Since its inception over a decade ago, the ‘diamond concept’, a conceptual framework of what is essential for a successful bone healing resp...

    Authors: Paul Andrzejowski and Peter V. Giannoudis
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:21
  36. The incidence of hip fractures is increasing. Elderly patients with a hip fracture frequently present with comorbidities, which are associated with higher mortality rates. Clinical studies regarding long-term ...

    Authors: Stijn G. C. J. de Joode, Pishtiwan H. S. Kalmet, Audrey A. A. Fiddelers, Martijn Poeze and Taco J. Blokhuis
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:20
  37. Intraoperative somatosensory evoked potential (SSEP) and transcranial motor evoked potential (tcMEP) monitoring are frequently used in spinal as well as spinal cord surgery for so-called intraoperative neuromo...

    Authors: Alberto Di Martino, Rocco Papalia, Antonio Caldaria, Guglielmo Torre, Luca Denaro and Vincenzo Denaro
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:19
  38. Little evidence regarding the extent of recovery of radial nerve lesions with associated humerus trauma exists. The aim of this study is to examine the incidence and resolution of types of radial nerve palsy (...

    Authors: Rebekah Belayneh, Ariana Lott, Jack Haglin, Sanjit Konda, Philipp Leucht and Kenneth Egol
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:18
  39. Reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) has been increasing as a surgical solution for treatment of recurrent lateral patellofemoral dislocation. Recent attention has been given to fibers e...

    Authors: Paolo Ferrua, Bradley M. Kruckeberg, Stefano Pasqualotto, Massimo Berruto, Pietro Randelli and Elizabeth A. Arendt
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:17
  40. It is not established beyond doubt whether improvements in functional outcome after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are maintained in the long term. We therefore investigated the temporal patterns of functional ...

    Authors: Vivek Tiwari, Jonggeun Lee, Gaurav Sharma, Yeon Gwi Kang and Tae Kyun Kim
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:16
  41. The radial head plays a critical role in the stability of the elbow joint and its range of motion. Injuries may occur across a spectrum of severity, ranging from low energy non-displaced fractures to high ener...

    Authors: Stephanie J. Swensen, Vineet Tyagi, Carlos Uquillas, Rachel J. Shakked, Richard S. Yoon and Frank A. Liporace
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:15
  42. The aim of this prospective study is to evaluate the degree of improvement in, and interrelationships between, performance-based function, gait, and patient-reported function 1 year after total hip arthroplast...

    Authors: Josefine E. Naili, Margareta Hedström and Eva W. Broström
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:14
  43. Reconstruction of posttraumatic bone defects represents a difficult challenge. The induced membrane technique is an effective two-stage procedure for bone defect reconstruction. To overcome the problems of aut...

    Authors: F. Piacentini, M. J. Ceglia, L. Bettini, S. Bianco, R. Buzzi and D. A. Campanacci
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:13
  44. Tibial plateau fracture classifications are based on anteroposterior radiographs. Precontoured locking plates are commonly used to treat such fractures. The aims of this study are to: (1) describe tibial plate...

    Authors: Lorcan McGonagle, Tim Cordier, Bjorn C. Link, Mark S. Rickman and Lucian B. Solomon
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:12
  45. In the last 10 years, the rate of femur fractures treated within 48 h from trauma has been introduced as a performance index for hospital management in Italy. Literature showed a significant indirect correlati...

    Authors: Alessandro Aprato, Alessandro Casiraghi, Giovanni Pesenti, Marco Bechis, Alessandro Samuelly, Claudio Galante, Dario Capitani and Alessandro Massè
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:11
  46. Most athletes who undergo anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery plan to return to some level of sporting activity. However, rates of return to pre-injury sport are often less than might be ex...

    Authors: Kate E. Webster and Julian A. Feller
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:10

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