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  1. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  2. Content type: Review Article

    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

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  3. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  4. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  5. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  6. 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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  7. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  8. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  9. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  10. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  11. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  12. 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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  13. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  14. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  15. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  16. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  17. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  18. 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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  19. Content type: Original Article

    Thorough curettage and cement augmentation is the procedure of choice for treating giant cell tumor lesions, particularly those associated with large defects. Its association with pathological fractures has n...

    Authors: Som. P. Gupta and Gaurav Garg

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:397

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  20. 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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  21. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  22. 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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  23. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  24. 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

  25. 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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  26. 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

  27. Content type: Case Report

    Neurothekeomas are uncommon benign neoplasms with a peripheral nerve sheath origin. This tumor usually involves dermis and is described as a small, solitary, slow growing and reddish to flesh-colored nodule or...

    Authors: Federica Bergamin, Ezio Nicola Gangemi, Claudia Cerato, Alessandra Clemente, Marco Borsetti, Adolfo Suriani and Stefano Taraglio

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:386

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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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