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  1. Content type: Original Article

    Double disruptions of the superior suspensory shoulder complex, commonly referred to as ‘floating shoulder’ injuries, are ipsilateral midshaft clavicular and scapular neck/body fractures with a loss of bony at...

    Authors: Alex K. Gilde, Martin F. Hoffmann, Debra L. Sietsema and Clifford B. Jones

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:349

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  2. Content type: Original Article

    The best treatment option for some acromioclavicular (AC) joint dislocations is controversial. For this reason, the aim of this study was to evaluate the vertical biomechanical behavior of two techniques for t...

    Authors: Ferran Abat, Juan Sarasquete, Luis Gerardo Natera, Ángel Calvo, Manuel Pérez-España, Néstor Zurita, Jesús Ferrer, Juan Carlos del Real, Eva Paz-Jimenez and Francisco Forriol

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:346

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  3. Content type: Review Article

    Metastases are the most common malignancies involving bone; breast, prostate, lung and thyroid are the main sites of primary cancer. However, up to 30 % of patients present with bone metastases of unknown orig...

    Authors: Andrea Piccioli, Giulio Maccauro, Maria Silvia Spinelli, Roberto Biagini and Barbara Rossi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:344

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  4. Content type: Original Article

    The primary goals of orthopedic treatment of open fractures are to prevent infection, stabilize bone injury and restore limb function. The objective of the current study was to identify risk factors associated...

    Authors: Marcos Almeida Matos, Lucynara Gomes Lima and Luiz Antonio Alcântara de Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:345

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  5. Content type: Original Article

    Short femoral stems for uncemented total hip arthroplasty have been introduced as a safe alternative to traditional longer stem designs. However, there has been little biomechanical examination of the effects ...

    Authors: Christopher Jones, Adeel Aqil, Susannah Clarke and Justin P. Cobb

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:343

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  6. Content type: Original Article

    Meniscal injury is currently a well-recognized source of knee dysfunction. While it would be ideal to repair all meniscus tears, the failure rate is significantly high, although it may be reduced by careful se...

    Authors: Haroon Majeed, SaravanaVail Karuppiah, Kohila Vani Sigamoney, Guido Geutjens and Robert G. Straw

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:342

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  7. Content type: Review Article

    Calcific tendinitis (CT) of the rotator cuff (RC) muscles in the shoulder is a disorder which remains asymptomatic in a majority of patients. Once manifested, it can present in different ways which can have ne...

    Authors: Giovanni Merolla, Mahendar G. Bhat, Paolo Paladini and Giuseppe Porcellini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:339

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  8. Content type: Original Article

    With increasing functional demands of patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty, mobile-bearing (MB) implants were developed in an attempt to increase the functional outcome of such patients. In theory, with...

    Authors: K. B. Ferguson, O. Bailey, I. Anthony, P. J. James, I. G. Stother and M. J. G. Blyth

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:338

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  9. Content type: Original Article

    The advantages of barbed suture for tendon repair could be to eliminate the need for a knot and to better distribute the load throughout the tendon so as to reduce the deformation at the repair site. The purpo...

    Authors: A. Clemente, F. Bergamin, C. Surace, E. Lepore and N. Pugno

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:333

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  10. Content type: Original Article

    Supracondylar humeral fractures are one of the most common skeletal injuries in children. In cases of displacement and instability, the standard procedure is early closed reduction and percutaneous Kirschner w...

    Authors: Ahmed Shawkat Rizk

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:334

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  11. Content type: Original Article

    Extra-articular proximal tibial fractures account for 5–11 % of all tibial shaft fractures. In recent years, closed reduction and minimally invasive plating and multidirectional locked intramedullary nailing h...

    Authors: Ramesh Chand Meena, Umesh Kumar Meena, Gopal Lal Gupta, Nitesh Gahlot and Sahil Gaba

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:332

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  12. Content type: Original Article

    We sought to examine the occurrence of acute compartment syndrome (ACS) in the cohort of patients with tibial diaphyseal fractures and to detect associated risk factors that could predict this occurrence.

    Authors: Babak Shadgan, Gavin Pereira, Matthew Menon, Siavash Jafari, W. Darlene Reid and Peter J. O’Brien

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:330

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  13. Content type: Original Article

    High-energy radial head injuries often present with a large partial articular displaced fragment with any number of surrounding injuries. The objective of the study was to determine the characteristics of larg...

    Authors: John T. Capo, Ben Shamian, Ramces Francisco, Virak Tan, Jared S. Preston, Linda Uko, Richard S. Yoon and Frank A. Liporace

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:331

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  14. Content type: Original Article

    Recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) is particularly effective in improving osteogenesis in patients with diminished bone healing capabilities, such as individuals with type 1 diabetes mell...

    Authors: Frank A. Liporace, Eric A. Breitbart, Richard S. Yoon, Erin Doyle, David N. Paglia and Sheldon Lin

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:327

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  15. Content type: Original Article

    Vitamin D plays an important role in bone mineralization, remodeling, and maintenance and therefore its deficiency may be implicated in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis (OA). Vitamin D status was evaluated i...

    Authors: Thomais Goula, Alexandros Kouskoukis, Georgios Drosos, Alexandros-Savvas Tselepis, Athanasios Ververidis, Christos Valkanis, Athanasios Zisimopoulos and Konstantinos Kazakos

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:322

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  16. Content type: Original Article

    The concept of a dual-mobility hip socket involves the standard femoral head component encased in a larger polyethylene liner, which in turn articulates inside a metal shell implanted in the native acetabulum....

    Authors: Riazuddin Mohammed, Keith Hayward, Sanjay Mulay, Frank Bindi and Murray Wallace

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:324

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  17. Content type: Original Article

    Earlier literature on fixation of distal third humeral fractures describes the use of elaborate modification of existing implants, custom-made implants and dual plating. These modifications have the disadvanta...

    Authors: Malhar N. Kumar, M. R. Ravishankar and Ravikiran Manur

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:325

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  18. Content type: Original Article

    Synthetic hydroxyapatite (HA), beta-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) and their composite are promising biomaterials, specifically in the orthopedic and dental fields, as their chemical composition is similar to th...

    Authors: Amin Bigham-Sadegh, Iraj Karimi, Mohamad Shadkhast and Mohamad-Hosein Mahdavi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:323

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  19. Content type: Original Article

    Although bone defect is one of the most common orthopaedic diseases, treatment remains a challenge and an issue of debate. Guided bone regeneration (GBR) is primarily accompanied by barrier membranes; however,...

    Authors: Zhe Yu, Jie Geng, Haoran Gao, Xinwen Zhao and Jingyuan Chen

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:321

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  20. Content type: Review Article

    Ankle fractures are extremely common and represent nearly one quarter of all lower-limb fractures. In the majority of patients, fractures involve the distal fibula. The current standard in treating unstable fr...

    Authors: Sameer Jain, Benjamin A. Haughton and Christopher Brew

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:320

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  21. Content type: Original Article

    A dual mobility cup has the theoretic potential to improve stability in primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) and mid-term cohort results are favorable. We hypothesized that use of a new-generation dual mobilit...

    Authors: M. van Heumen, P. J. C. Heesterbeek, B. A. Swierstra, G. G. Van Hellemondt and J. H. M. Goosen

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:318

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  22. Content type: Original Article

    The objective of the study was to compare the efficacy of external fixation and volar plating on the functional parameter of displaced intra-articular (Cooney’s type IV) distal end radius fractures using the G...

    Authors: Rajeev Shukla, Ravi Kant Jain, Neeraj K. Sharma and Ravindra Kumar

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:317

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  23. Content type: Original Article

    Tranexamic acid (TXA) has been successfully used to reduce bleeding in joint replacement. Recently local TXA has been advocated to reduce blood loss in total knee or hip replacement; however, this raised conce...

    Authors: Sattar Alshryda, James M. Mason, Praveen Sarda, T. Lou, Martin Stanley, Junjie Wu and Anthony Unsworth

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:312

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  24. Content type: Original Article

    Intra-articular incarceration of the epicondylar fragment occurs in 5–18 % of all cases of medial epicondyle fracture. It requires stable fixation to allow early motion, since elbow stiffness is the most commo...

    Authors: Luigi Tarallo, Raffaele Mugnai, Francesco Fiacchi, Roberto Adani, Francesco Zambianchi and Fabio Catani

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:310

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  25. Content type: Original Article

    Although vascular disease is commonly accepted as a risk factor for wound complications and prosthetic joint infections, little is known about the preoperative prevalence of lower-extremity peripheral vascular...

    Authors: Ill Ho Park, Su Chan Lee, Il Seok Park, Chang Hyun Nam, Hye Sun Ahn, Ha Young Park, Viralkumar Harilal Gondalia and Kwang Am Jung

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:305

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  26. Content type: Original Article

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the complication rates of volar versus dorsal locking plates and postoperative reduction potential after distal radius fractures.

    Authors: F. Wichlas, N. P. Haas, A. Disch, D. Machó and S. Tsitsilonis

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:306

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  27. Content type: Original Article

    Implants based on the polyetheretherketon (PEEK) polymer have been developed in the last decade as an alternative to conventional metallic devices. PEEK devices may provide several advantages over the use of c...

    Authors: Luigi Tarallo, Raffaele Mugnai, Roberto Adani, Francesco Zambianchi and Fabio Catani

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:311

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  28. Content type: Original Article

    Multiple techniques for corrective osteotomy have been developed in recent years with the same aims: to improve the radiographic parameters and improve motion, pain and grip strength. Volar fixed-angle plates ...

    Authors: Luigi Tarallo, Raffaele Mugnai, Roberto Adani and Fabio Catani

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:307

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  29. Content type: Case Report

    Osteolytic vertebral erosion is usually related to tumours, spondylitis or spondylodiscitis. Few reports in the literature describe lytic lesions of anterior lumbar vertebral bodies resulting from abdominal ao...

    Authors: Federico Mancini, Andrea Ascoli-Marchetti, Luca Garro and Roberto Caterini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:308

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  30. Content type: Case Report

    Ossifying tendinitis (OT) is a type of heterotopic ossification, characterized by deposition of hydroxyapatite crystals in a histologic pattern of mature lamellar bone. It is usually associated with surgical i...

    Authors: Giovanni Merolla, Arpit C. Dave, Paolo Paladini, Fabrizio Campi and Giuseppe Porcellini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:309

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  31. Content type: Case Report

    A rare case of acute avulsion of both posterior meniscal roots concomitant with an acute anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear in a professional soccer player is described. While avulsion of the lateral menisc...

    Authors: Pier Paolo Mariani, Germano Iannella, Guglielmo Cerullo and Marco Giacobbe

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:302

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  32. Content type: Original Article

    Double-tiered subchondral support (DSS) procedure is two-row fixation in which proximal screws support the dorsal subchondral bone, whereas distal screws support the volar central subchondral bone, using the v...

    Authors: Keikichi Kawasaki, Tetsuya Nemoto, Katsunori Inagaki, Kazunari Tomita and Yukio Ueno

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:292

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:313

  33. Content type: Case Report

    Absorbable sutures are widely used for wound closure after total hip replacement. Here we present two cases of suture-related foreign-body reaction that perfectly mimicked a periprosthetic joint infection, wit...

    Authors: Luca Pierannunzii, Andrea Fossali, Orazio De Lucia and Arturo Guarino

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:300

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  34. Content type: Brief Communication

    The present study was performed to examine the reliability of ultrasound in evaluating patellar mobility in the superior–inferior direction. Twelve healthy men volunteered for the study. Patellar mobility in t...

    Authors: Takashi Kanamoto, Yoshinari Tanaka, Yasukazu Yonetani, Keisuke Kita, Hiroshi Amano, Masashi Kusano, Mie Fukamatsu, Shinji Hirabayashi and Shuji Horibe

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:301

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  35. Content type: Review Article

    Diagnosis and management of low-grade periprosthetic knee infection are still controversial and debatable. The diagnosis of low-grade infection after total knee arthroplasty is often complex, as clinical sympt...

    Authors: Michele Vasso and Alfredo Schiavone Panni

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:294

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  36. Content type: Original Article

    Primary lipoma arborescens (LA) is a rare, benign intra-articular hyperplastic tumor that has been associated with osteoarthritis (OA). The aim of this study was to determine whether prompt synovectomy could a...

    Authors: Luis Natera, Pablo E. Gelber, Juan I. Erquicia and Juan Carlos Monllau

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:295

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  37. Content type: Review Article

    Managing minimally displaced scaphoid fractures in young individuals doing physically demanding work remains an issue of debate due to duration of immobilisation and time required off work. Therefore, early di...

    Authors: Haroon Majeed

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:293

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  38. Content type: Original Article

    Despite the common occurrence of ankle sprains, no treatment is considered to be the gold standard for the management of such sprains. We assessed functional treatment versus plaster of Paris (POP) for the tre...

    Authors: Muhammad Naeem, Muhammad Kazim Rahimnajjad, Nasir Ali Rahimnajjad, Zaki Idrees, Ghazanfar Ali Shah and Ghulam Abbas

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:289

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  39. Content type: Original Article

    Hip and wrist fractures are the most common orthopaedic injuries. Combined hip and distal radius fractures are an important clinical and public health problem, since mobilisation and rehabilitation is challeng...

    Authors: C. E. Uzoigwe, M. Venkatesan, N. Johnson, K. Lee, S. Magaji and L. Cutler

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 16:281

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  40. Content type: Original Article

    Operative fixation of ankle fractures is common. However, as reimbursement plans evolve with the potential for bundled payments, it is critical that orthopedic surgeons better understand factors influencing th...

    Authors: Matthew R. McDonald, Vasanth Sathiyakumar, Jordan C. Apfeld, Benjamin Hooe, Jesse Ehrenfeld, William T. Obremskey and Manish K. Sethi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:280

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