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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Content type: Original Article

    Soft tissue defects over the mid- and distal third tibia, heel, dorsum and plantar aspect of the foot and over the medial, lateral and posterior aspect of the ankle are a common scenario in clinical orthopaedi...

    Authors: Anoop C. Dhamangaonkar and Hemant S. Patankar

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:304

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  14. 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

  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Content type: Review Article

    Clavicle fractures are common, accounting for 5–12 % of all fractures. Traditionally, displaced middle-third clavicle fractures have been managed non-operatively but the associated displacement often leads to ...

    Authors: Christopher Edward Hill

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:299

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  18. Content type: Original Article

    Posterior wall fractures are the most common of all acetabular fractures, and there is universal consensus that displaced fractures are best treated with anatomical reduction and stable internal fixation. Thou...

    Authors: Narender Kumar Magu, Paritosh Gogna, Amanpreet Singh, Rohit Singla, Rajesh Rohilla, Amit Batra and Reetadyuti Mukhopadhyay

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:297

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  19. Content type: Original Article

    This prospective comparative study was done to evaluate the effectiveness of implants of different design (titanium elastic intramedullary nail versus anatomical precontoured dynamic compression plate) in trea...

    Authors: Nidhi Narsaria, Ashutosh K. Singh, G. R. Arun and R. R. S. Seth

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:298

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  20. Content type: Original Article

    Open reduction and plate fixation of the disrupted symphysis pubis is commonly performed through a horizontal Pfannenstiel incision. Certain clinical situations that complicate the soft tissue conditions of th...

    Authors: Mark R. Adams, John A. Scolaro and Milton Lee Chip Routt Jr.

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:296

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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. Content type: Original Article

    The aim of this retrospective study was to compare outcomes and complications of displaced fractures of the shaft of the humerus treated with limited-contact dynamic compression plates (LCDCPs) and locking com...

    Authors: Ashutosh Kumar Singh, Nidhi Narsaria, R. R. Seth and S. Garg

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:290

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  24. Content type: Original Article

    The purpose of this study is to analyze the clinical results and related complications of the femur plate system (FP) and the retrograde-inserted supracondylar nail (RISN).

    Authors: Viral Gondalia, Duck Hyun Choi, Su Chan Lee, Chang Hyun Nam, Bo Hyun Hwang, Hye Sun Ahn, Alvin C. Ong, Ha Young Park and Kwang Am Jung

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:287

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  25. Content type: Original Article

    Posterior wall fracture is the most common acetabular fracture. Comminuted fractures with an impacted segment represent a subtype of this injury. The subchondral bone of the articular zone is compressed and ca...

    Authors: R. Pascarella, M. Commessatti, R. Politano, A. Maresca, M. Del Torto, M. Chehrassan and R. Fantasia

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:291

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  26. 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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  27. Content type: Original Article

    The optimal treatment of femoral neck fracture in the elderly patient is still under debate. In patients aged 60–80 years, the decision between internal fixation and arthroplasty remains controversial. The pri...

    Authors: Iftikhar H. Wani, Sidhartha Sharma, Irfan Latoo, A. Q. Salaria, Munir Farooq and Masrat Jan

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2014 15:278

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  28. Content type: Original Article

    Recent publications have shown an infection rate of 5–7 % for acetabular fractures treated with the Kocher-Langenbeck (K-L) approach. Using metallic staples to close hip skin incisions has been considered the ...

    Authors: Christopher D. Mudd, John A. Boudreau and Berton R. Moed

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:282

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  29. Content type: Original Article

    Management of distal tibial tumours with limb salvage surgery poses a challenge for the orthopaedic surgeon. This study was done to evaluate the results of fibular centralisation as a technique to reconstruct ...

    Authors: Zile Singh Kundu, Paritosh Gogna, Vinay Gupta, Rohit Singla, Sukhbir Singh Sangwan, Mukul Mohindra and Amanpreet Singh

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:279

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  30. 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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  31. Content type: Case Report

    The vast majority of rotator cuff tears occur within the tendon or as an avulsion from the greater tuberosity. Supraspinatus injury at the musculotendinous junction is a very uncommon event. We describe a case...

    Authors: Francesco Benazzo, Matteo Marullo and Luigi Pietrobono

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:271

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  32. Content type: Original Article

    Evolution of periarticular implant technology has led to stiffer, more stable fixation constructs. However, as plate options increase, comparisons between different sized constructs have not been performed. Th...

    Authors: Saqib Hasan, Omri B. Ayalon, Richard S. Yoon, Amit Sood, Ulises Militano, Mark Cavanaugh and Frank A. Liporace

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:275

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  33. Content type: Original Article

    Over 75 % of patients presenting with a proximal humerus fracture are 70 years or older. Very little is known about the outcome after operative treatment of these fractures in very old patients. This study was...

    Authors: Marjolein de Kruijf, J. P. A. M. Vroemen, K. de Leur, E. A. M. van der Voort, D. I. Vos and L. Van der Laan

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:273

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  34. Content type: Original Article

    Despite the great amount of research concerning bone cysts, there is still no commonly accepted method of treatment. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness managing bone cyst with hybrid exter...

    Authors: Vagif Verdiyev and Farhad Verdiyev

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:272

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  35. Content type: Review Article

    Femoral fracture in adolescents is a significant injury. It is generally agreed that operative fixation is the treatment of choice, and rigid intramedullary nail fixation is a treatment option. However, numero...

    Authors: D. S. Angadi, D. E. T. Shepherd, R. Vadivelu and T. Barrett

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:270

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  36. Content type: Review Article

    In 1943, Austin Moore developed the first endoprosthesis fashioned from Vitallium, providing the first alternative to traditional amputation as primary treatment of bone tumors. The success of the Vitallium en...

    Authors: John S. Hwang, Anokhi D. Mehta, Richard S. Yoon and Kathleen S. Beebe

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:265

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  37. Content type: Brief Communication

    Torsional malalignment syndrome (TMS) is a well defined condition consisting of a combination of femoral antetorsion and tibial lateral torsion. The axis of knee motion is medially rotated. This may lead to pa...

    Authors: Francesco Leonardi, Fabrizio Rivera, Alessandra Zorzan and Syed Mohsin Ali

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:260

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  38. Content type: Case Report

    Although various congenital abnormalities have been described, congenital absence of calf musculature is extremely rare, with only one report on its complete absence. We are the first to describe a case of con...

    Authors: Saket Tibrewal, Faisal Alyas and Krishna Vemulapalli

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:256

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  39. Content type: Review Article

    Although ACL reconstructions provide satisfactory clinical results nowadays, regardless of the type of graft or the surgical technique used (out-in vs in-out or single- vs double-bundle), the residual rotatory...

    Authors: Andrea Ferretti, Edoardo Monaco and Antonio Vadalà

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013 15:254

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  40. Content type: Original Article

    Soft tissue management around the lower third of the leg and foot presents a considerable challenge to the plastic surgeon. The aim of this research was to investigate the anatomical relationships of artery, n...

    Authors: Chen Wang, Zhuyou Xiong, Jing Xu, Li Zhang, He Huang and Guangzao Li

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2012 15:202

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