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  1. The aim of this study was to compare the intraosseous concentrations and the inhibitory effects on the growth of Staphylococcus aureus of 1 g versus 2 g of intravenous (IV) prophylactic cefazolin in total knee ar...

    Authors: Chayanin Angthong, Pongpaibool Krajubngern, Warawut Tiyapongpattana, Boonchana Pongcharoen, Piya Pinsornsak, Nattapol Tammachote and Wanna Kittisupaluck

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:370

    Content type: Original Article

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  2. Proximal inter-phalangeal (PIP) joint arthrodesis today represents the standard treatment for structured hammertoes; however, recently, a lot of new intramedullary devices for the fixation of this arthrodesis ...

    Authors: Matteo Guelfi, Andrea Pantalone, Janos Cambiaso Daniel, Daniele Vanni, Marco G. B. Guelfi and Vincenzo Salini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:360

    Content type: Review Article

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  3. Iliosacral screw fixation has become a common method for surgical stabilization of acute disruptions of the pelvic ring. Placement of iliosacral screws into the first sacral (S1) body is the preferred method o...

    Authors: Dane Salazar, Sean Lannon, Olga Pasternak, Adam Schiff, Laurie Lomasney, Erika Mitchell and Michael Stover

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:354

    Content type: Original Article

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  4. The benefits of acromioplasty in treating rotator cuff disease have been debated. We systematically reviewed the literature regarding whether acromioplasty with concomitant coracoacromial(CA) release is necess...

    Authors: Filippo Familiari, Alan Gonzalez-Zapata, Bruno Iannò, Olimpio Galasso, Giorgio Gasparini and Edward G. McFarland

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:353

    Content type: Review Article

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  5. Surgical site infections (SSI) continue to be a significant source of morbidity despite the introduction of perioperative intravenous antibiotics. Our objective was to assess the efficacy of local vancomycin p...

    Authors: Keerat Singh, Jennifer M. Bauer, Gregory Y. LaChaud, Jesse E. Bible and Hassan R. Mir

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:352

    Content type: Original Article

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  6. The primary goal of this study was to identify nitric oxide (NO)-induced apoptosis in traumatized chondrocytes in intra-articular lower extremity fractures and the secondary goal was to identify the timeline ...

    Authors: Daniel E. Prince and Justin K. Greisberg

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:350

    Content type: Original Article

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  7. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  8. The position of immobilization after anterior shoulder dislocation has been a controversial topic over the past decade. We compared the effect of post-reduction immobilization, whether external rotation or int...

    Authors: Omid Reza Momenzadeh, Masoome Pourmokhtari, Sepideh Sefidbakht and Amir Reza Vosoughi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:348

    Content type: Original Article

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  9. During recent decades, the concept of surgical treatment of malignant bone and soft tissue sarcomas has evolved, with the aim of preserving limb function. In this paper we report a case of metatarsal reconstru...

    Authors: Bruno Battiston, Stefano Artiaco, Raimondo Piana, Elena Boux and Pierluigi Tos

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:341

    Content type: Case Report

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  10. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  11. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  12. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  13. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  14. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  15. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  16. The aim of this study is to investigate how the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) scores contribute to increased length of stay (LOS) and healthcare costs in hip fracture patients.

    Authors: Daniel J. Johnson, Sarah E. Greenberg, Vasanth Sathiyakumar, Rachel Thakore, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, William T. Obremskey and Manish K. Sethi

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:337

    Content type: Original Article

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  17. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  18. The aim of this prospective randomized study was to analyze migration and strain transmission of the Metha™ and Nanos™ femoral prostheses.

    Authors: Volker Brinkmann, Florian Radetzki, Karl Stefan Delank, David Wohlrab and Alexander Zeh

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2015 16:335

    Content type: Original Article

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  19. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  20. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  21. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  22. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  23. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  24. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  25. Hazards and potential complications associated with pedicle screw insertions have been reported. In contrast, complications due to implant removal are rarely described. An unreported case of acute vertebral bo...

    Authors: M. Cappuccio, F. De Iure, L. Amendola and A. Martucci

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 16:328

    Content type: Case Report

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  26. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  27. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  28. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  29. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  30. 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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  31. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  32. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  33. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  34. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  35. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  36. 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

    Content type: Review Article

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  37. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  38. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  39. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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