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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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

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

  28. 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
  29. 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

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

  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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

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