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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. A substantial proportion of patients undergoing lower limb arthroplasty are of working age. This study aims to identify when patients return to work (RTW) and if they return to normal hours and duties, and to ...

    Authors: Lorcan McGonagle, Lila Convery-Chan, Penelope DeCruz, Samantha Haebich, Daniel P. Fick and Riaz J. K. Khan
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:9
  17. Large-diameter head metal-on-metal (MoM) bearings in total hip arthroplasty (THA) are associated with increased whole blood levels of chromium (Cr) and cobalt (Co), adverse reactions to metal debris (ARMD) and...

    Authors: Carlo Trevisan, Stefano Piscitello, Raymond Klumpp and Tonino Mascitti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:21
  18. In total hip arthroplasty, inadequate femoral component positioning can be associated with instability, impingement and component wear and subsequently with patient dissatisfaction. In this study, we investiga...

    Authors: Michael Worlicek, Markus Weber, Michael Wörner, Timo Schwarz, Florian Zeman, Joachim Grifka, Tobias Renkawitz and Benjamin Craiovan
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:20
  19. The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of patients with a rupture of the Achilles tendon (ATR) treated percutaneously with the Dresden instrument in the hands of surgeons others than its inventors.

    Authors: Sebastian Manegold, Serafim Tsitsilonis, Jakob Schumann, Tobias Gehlen, Alison N. Agres, Johannes Keller, Markus Gesslein and Florian Wichlas
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:19
  20. The Kujala, Fulkerson, Larsen and Lysholm questionnaires have been demonstrated to be reliable and sensitive in assessing patients with patellofemoral pathology. The purpose of this study is to translate and c...

    Authors: Simone Cerciello, Katia Corona, Brent Joseph Morris, Enrico Visonà, Giulio Maccauro, Nicola Maffulli and Mario Ronga
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:18
  21. Dislocation represents the most common complication after revision total hip arthroplasty (rTHA). Understanding risk factors for dislocation has a great clinical relevance for every hip surgeon in order to con...

    Authors: C. Faldini, N. Stefanini, D. Fenga, E. M. Neonakis, F. Perna, A. Mazzotti, F. Pilla, I. K. Triantafyllopoulos and F. Traina
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:17
  22. Unfortunately, after publication of this article [1], it was noticed that the author J. Carel Goslings was tagged incorrectly during the production process. This resulted in the PubMed display of the author na...

    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 2018 19:16

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  23. Surgical treatment of scapular fractures with posterior approach is frequently associated with postoperative infraspinatus hypotrophy and weakness. The aim of this retrospective study is to compare infraspinat...

    Authors: Giuseppe Porcellini, Paolo Palladini, Stefano Congia, Alessandro Palmas, Giovanni Merolla and Antonio Capone
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:15
  24. Increased longevity and the prevalence of associated pathologies is leading to more hospital admissions involving chronic patients with multiple pathological problems. In orthopedic surgical patients, it is ve...

    Authors: Carmen Matoses-Chirivella, Andrés Navarro-Ruíz and Blanca Lumbreras
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:4
  25. The aim of this study is to describe the mid-term radiological findings appearing in patients with a pyrocarbon radial head prosthesis, and to correlate them to patient symptoms.

    Authors: F. Javier Ricón, Francisco Lajara, Alfonso Fuentes, María Luz Aguilar, Alberto Boix and Juan A. Lozano
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:13
  26. Limited data exists in analyzing open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) and arthroplasty in the management of open proximal humerus fractures. We analyzed differences in hospital course between these proc...

    Authors: Anant Dixit, Frank S. Cautela, Colin S. Cooper, George A. Beyer, James C. Messina, Jeffrey E. Mait, Neil V. Shah, Bassel G. Diebo, Carl B. Paulino and William P. Urban
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:12
  27. In anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, quadrupled semitendinosus (Quad ST) grafts have potential advantages over doubled semitendinosus–gracilis (ST/G) including larger diameter and gracilis preservatio...

    Authors: Christopher J. Vertullo, Joseph Cadman, Dané Dabirrahmani and Richard Appleyard
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:11
  28. The primary management of pyogenic spondylodiscitis is conservative. Once the causative organism has been identified, by blood culture or biopsy, administration of appropriate intravenous antibiotics is starte...

    Authors: William Griffith-Jones, Luigi Aurelio Nasto, Enrico Pola, Oliver M. Stokes and Hossein Mehdian
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:10
  29. Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a disease with a high prevalence in the adult population. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) or intra-articular injections [hyaluronic acid (HA) or platelet-rich plasma (P...

    Authors: David Buendía-López, Manuel Medina-Quirós and Miguel Ángel Fernández-Villacañas Marín
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:3
  30. Very often, treatment for many common musculoskeletal conditions is only palliative, or involves surgery with major shortcomings. Biological interventions—in particular, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapies—ma...

    Authors: Isabel Andia and Nicola Maffulli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:1
  31. The purpose of this study was to examine the gait pattern of total hip arthroplasty (THA) patients with a new short femoral stem at different speeds and inclinations.

    Authors: Anatole V. Wiik, Mads Brevadt, Hardeep Johal, Kartik Logishetty, Oliver Boughton, Adeel Aqil and Justin P. Cobb
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:14
  32. Modular systems with stems are necessary for the stability of revision total knee arthroplasty (rTKA), but controversy remains as to the best fixation method: cemented or hybrid (noncemented stem). The aim of ...

    Authors: Jesús Gómez-Vallejo, Jorge Albareda-Albareda, Belén Seral-García, Nieves Blanco-Rubio and Laura Ezquerra-Herrando
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:9
  33. Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) using plate osteosynthesis for midshaft clavicle fractures is often complicated by the prominence of the implant due to the subcutaneous position of the clavicle. Re...

    Authors: Mohammad M. Alzahrani, Adam Cota, Khalid Alkhelaifi, Aljarrah Aleidan, Gregory Berry, Rudy Reindl and Edward Harvey
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:8
  34. Medical malpractice is an important topic worldwide, and orthopedics is a clinical branch that is considered to be at a high risk for claims. The analysis of a series of medmal insurance claims allows forensic...

    Authors: M. B. Casali, A. Blandino, S. Del Sordo, G. Vignali, S. Novello, G. Travaini, M. Berlusconi and U. Genovese
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:7
  35. The degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis is one of the most commonly treated spinal disorders in older adults; despite its increasing frequency, it is not yet clear what the most effective therapy might be. The...

    Authors: Riccardo Caruso, Alessandro Pesce, Valentina Martines, Venceslao Wierzbicki, Emanuele Piccione, Sergio Paolini and Tiziana Lanciano
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:6
  36. Proprioception is a specialized sensory modality encompassing the movement of the joint and its position in space. Reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) does not always yield expected outcome,...

    Authors: Mayur Nayak, H. L. Nag, Sahil Gaba, T. C. Nag and Saurabh Sharma
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:5
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) is seen in childhood and presents within months after birth. The etiology remains unknown; however, medical textbooks suggest trauma at birth as a main reason. The aim of ...

    Authors: N. Hardgrib, O. Rahbek, B. Møller-Madsen and R. D. Maimburg
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:461
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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

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