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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. The aim was to compare serum levels of interleukin-6 (SIL6), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), C-reactive protein (CRP) and joint fluid IL-6 (JIL-6) level between total knee arthroplasty (TKA) that used bo...

    Authors: Vajara Wilairatana, Peerasit Sinlapavilawan, Sittisak Honsawek and Noppachart Limpaphayom
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:432
  16. Whiplash injuries are among the leading injuries related to car crashes and it is important to determine the prognostic factors that predict the outcome of patients with these injuries. This meta-review aims t...

    Authors: Pooria Sarrami, Elizabeth Armstrong, Justine M. Naylor and Ian A. Harris
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:431
  17. 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
  18. The optimum treatment for isolated patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis (PFJ-OA) remains controversial. The aim of this study was to assess the mid-term clinical results of a modified crosse de hockey procedure fo...

    Authors: Hiroaki Kanazawa, Yuichiro Maruyama, Katsuo Shitoto, Minoru Yokoyama and Kazuo Kaneko
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:428
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. To evaluate results of a technique for treating neglected epiphyseal injuries of the distal radius with ulnar impaction.

    Authors: Paritosh Gogna, Sahil Gaba, Reetadyuti Mukhopadhyay, Rajesh Rohilla and Amanpreet Singh
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:423
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. The unsuccessful treatment of prosthetic joint infection (PJI) with two-stage revision leads to infection recurrence. The objectives of the study were to assess the clinical and demographic characteristics of ...

    Authors: Svetlana Bozhkova, Rashid Tikhilov, Dmitry Labutin, Alexey Denisov, Igor Shubnyakov, Vadim Razorenov, Vasilii Artyukh and Anna Rukina
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:417
  29. 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
  30. The purpose of this observational study was to evaluate serum levels of 25-OH-D in patients scheduled to undergo elective hip or knee arthroplasty. We hypothesised that 25-OH-D level is an independent risk fac...

    Authors: Gerrit Steffen Maier, Uwe Maus, Djordje Lazovic, Konstantin Horas, Klaus Edgar Roth and Andreas Alois Kurth
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:414
  31. 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
  32. Difficulties in kneeling, one of the poorest scoring functional outcomes post total knee arthroplasty (TKA),have been attributed to a lack of patient education. This is the first study to investigate specific ...

    Authors: Leigh White, T. Stockwell, N. Hartnell, M. Hennessy and J. Mullan
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:411
  33. 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
  34. Disruption of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most frequent musculoskeletal injuries affecting physically active men and women. In the United States, an estimated 200,000 ACL reconstructions...

    Authors: Hamidreza Yazdi, Amin Moradi, Aida Sanaie and Armin Ghadi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:408
  35. Biomaterial-associated infections are one of the most important complications in orthopedic surgery. The main goal of this study was to demonstrate the in vivo bactericidal effect of ultraviolet (UV) irradiati...

    Authors: Juan A. Constantino, María Delgado-Rastrollo, Miguel A. Pacha-Olivenza, M. Luisa González-Martín, Manuel Quiles, C. Pérez-Giraldo, José M. Bruque and Amparo M. Gallardo-Moreno
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:407
  36. 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
  37. The aim of total knee arthroplasty is, amongst others, the reconstruction of a physiological axis of the leg with a tibiofemoral angle in the frontal plane of an average of 6°. The aim of this study is to clar...

    Authors: M. Sgroi, M. Faschingbauer, H. Reichel and T. Kappe
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:404
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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

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