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  1. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  2. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  3. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  4. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  5. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  6. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  7. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  8. 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

    Content type: Controversies in Orthopaedics and Trauma

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  9. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  10. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  11. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  13. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  14. 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

    Content type: Brief Communication

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  15. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  16. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  17. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  18. 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

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 17:s10195-015-0388-1

  19. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  20. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:s10195-015-0390-7

  21. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  22. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  23. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  24. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  25. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  26. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  27. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  28. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  29. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  30. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  31. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  32. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  33. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  34. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  35. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  36. 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

    Content type: Brief Communication

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  37. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  38. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  39. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  40. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  41. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  42. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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