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  1. Ankle fracture is one of the most common injuries treated by orthopaedic surgeons, and its incidence is only expected to rise with an aging population. It is also associated with often costly complications, ye...

    Authors: Michelle S. Shen, Ashley C. Dodd, Nikita Lakomkin, Idine Mousavi, Catherine Bulka, A. Alex Jahangir and Manish K. Sethi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:472
  2. The Italian Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology conceived this guidance—which is primarily addressed to Italian orthopedic surgeons, but should also prove useful to other bone specialists and to general...

    Authors: Umberto Tarantino, Giovanni Iolascon, Luisella Cianferotti, Laura Masi, Gemma Marcucci, Francesca Giusti, Francesca Marini, Simone Parri, Maurizio Feola, Cecilia Rao, Eleonora Piccirilli, Emanuela Basilici Zanetti, Noemi Cittadini, Rosaria Alvaro, Antimo Moretti, Dario Calafiore…
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18(Suppl 1):474

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

  3. The identification of biomarkers of post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA) progression is of clinical importance. The aims of this study were: (1) to assess the abilities of various soluble proinflammatory media...

    Authors: Svetlana B. Panina, Igor V. Krolevets, Natalia P. Milyutina, Alexander B. Sagakyants, Igor V. Kornienko, Anzhelika A. Ananyan, Mikhail A. Zabrodin, Andrey A. Plotnikov and Valeriy V. Vnukov
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:473
  4. To analyse the prevalences of the cam and pincer morphologies in a cohort of patients with groin pain syndrome caused by inguinal pathologies.

    Authors: G. N. Bisciotti, F. Di Marzo, A. Auci, F. Parra, G. Cassaghi, A. Corsini, M. Petrera, P. Volpi, Z. Vuckovic, M. Panascì and R. Zini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:470
  5. With the increase of superspecialisation, there has been a recent trend for a rising number of operations for both trauma and orthopaedic ailments. This flies against the results of properly planned, well perf...

    Authors: Nicola Maffulli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:471
  6. Several aspects of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) treatment remain controversial. Loder’s work has been instrumental in changing our understanding and approach to the management of the condition when...

    Authors: H. Naseem, S. Chatterji, K. Tsang, M. Hakimi, A. Chytas and S. Alshryda
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:469
  7. Fractures of the proximal humerus are common and most often treated non-operatively. However, long-term follow-up studies focusing on functional results and quality of life in patients after this type of fract...

    Authors: Ronnart N. Kruithof, Henk A. Formijne Jonkers, Denise J. C. van der Ven, Ger D. J. van Olden and Tim K. Timmers
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:468
  8. Total hip replacement for high dislocation of the hip presents some difficulties, considering patients’ young ages, the abnormal hip anatomy and the high rate of complications. In this study, we present our ex...

    Authors: Giuseppe Rollo, Giuseppe Solarino, Giovanni Vicenti, Girolamo Picca, Massimiliano Carrozzo and Biagio Moretti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:466
  9. Hidden haemorrhage has been proved to be significant in joint surgery. However, when referring to lumbar interbody fusion, it is often ignored because of its invisibility. This randomized controlled study aime...

    Authors: Yang Yang, Liangming Zhang, Bin Liu, Mao Pang, Peigen Xie, Zihao Chen, Wenbin Wu, Feng Feng and Limin Rong
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:464
  10. The Kerlan–Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic (KJOC) Shoulder and Elbow score is a reliable and sensitive tool to measure the performance of overhead athletes. The purpose of this study was to carry out a cross-cultural ...

    Authors: Giovanni Merolla, Katia Corona, Gustavo Zanoli, Simone Cerciello, Stefano Giannotti and Giuseppe Porcellini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:467
  11. Segond’s fracture is a well-recognised radiological sign of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. While previous studies evaluated the role of the anterolateral ligament (ALL) and complex injuries on rotat...

    Authors: E. Monaco, Daniele Mazza, A. Redler, D. Lupariello, R. Lanzetti, M. Guzzini and A. Ferretti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:460
  12. Coxa vara is a radiological term describing a decrease in the neck–shaft angle to 120° or less. Coxa vara is associated with pathomechanical changes that can manifest clinically. If left untreated, coxa vara c...

    Authors: Ahmed Shawkat Rizk
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:463
  13. This is a prospective cohort study to define the thresholds to distinguish patients with a satisfactory or unsatisfactory outcome after total hip replacement (THR) based on patient-reported outcome measures (P...

    Authors: Nicolai Kjærgaard, Jonas B. Kjærsgaard, Christian L. Petersen, Michael U. Jensen and Mogens B. Laursen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:465
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Several studies have recently shown better restoration of normal knee kinematics and improvement of rotator knee stability after reconstruction with higher femoral tunnel obliquity. The aim of this study is to...

    Authors: Edoardo Monaco, Mattia Fabbri, Andrea Redler, Raffaele Iorio, Jacopo Conteduca, Giuseppe Argento and Andrea Ferretti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:458
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is an endogenous fatty acid amide that has shown anti-inflammatory activity and neuroprotection and has been used for the treatment of compressive syndromes. The aim of this study i...

    Authors: Jordi Faig-Martí and Adriana Martínez-Catassús
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:453
  21. The acromioclavicular joint represents the link between the clavicle and the scapula, which is responsible for the synchronized dynamic of the shoulder girdle. Chronic acromioclavicular joint instability invol...

    Authors: Luis Natera Cisneros and Juan Sarasquete Reiriz
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:452
  22. In some settings, specific techniques for open reduction and internal fixation are preferred based on the eminence of a surgeon or professional organization. An emphasis on technical aspects of surgery that ar...

    Authors: Femke M. A. P. Claessen, Michel P. J. van den Bekerom, C. Niek van Dijk, J. Carel Goslings, Gino M. M. J. Kerkhoffs and Job N. Doornberg
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:450

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:16

  23. Treatment of acute (≤3 weeks) acromioclavicular joint dislocation type III–VI is still controversial. Currently, the two modern techniques that are widely used are hook plate (HP) fixation and coracoclavicular...

    Authors: Alisara Arirachakaran, Manusak Boonard, Peerapong Piyapittayanun, Wichan Kanchanatawan, Kornkit Chaijenkij, Akom Prommahachai and Jatupon Kongtharvonskul
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:451
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. Lateral flap numbness is a known side-effect of midline skin incision in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and a cause of patient dissatisfaction. Anterolateral incision is an alternative approach which preserves ...

    Authors: Rajesh N. Maniar, Tushar Singhi, Arun Nanivadekar, Parul R. Maniar and Jaivardhan Singh
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:444
  29. Femoral head fractures are uncommon injuries. Small series constitute the majority of the available literature. Surgical approach and fracture management is variable. The purpose of this study was to evaluate...

    Authors: John A. Scolaro, Geoffrey Marecek, Reza Firoozabadi, James C. Krieg and Milton Lee “Chip” Routt
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:445
  30. Ethnicity and gender can affect posterior tibial slope; however, studies on this topic have limitations and are in disagreement. The aim of the present study was to evaluate posterior tibial slope in a large g...

    Authors: Salvatore Bisicchia, Gavinca M. Scordo, Johan Prins and Cosimo Tudisco
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:443
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. The use of peripheral locked screws has reduced glenoid baseplate failure rates in reverse shoulder arthroplasty. However, situations may arise when one or more non-locked screws may be preferred. We aimed to ...

    Authors: Nathan T. Formaini, Nathan G. Everding, Jonathan C. Levy, Brandon G. Santoni, Aniruddh N. Nayak and Cooper Wilson
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:438
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. The purpose of our study was to identify the influence of tourniquet use during total knee arthroplasty (TKA) on the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) shortly after surgery and patient-reported outcomes (pa...

    Authors: Tyler Barker, Victoria E. Rogers, Kimberly B. Brown, Vanessa T. Henriksen and G. Lynn Rasmussen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:435
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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

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