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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. The Italian Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology conceived this guidance—which is primarily addressed to Italian orthopedic surgeons, but should also prove useful to other bone specialists and to general...

    Authors: Umberto Tarantino, Giovanni Iolascon, Luisella Cianferotti, Laura Masi, Gemma Marcucci, Francesca Giusti, Francesca Marini, Simone Parri, Maurizio Feola, Cecilia Rao, Eleonora Piccirilli, Emanuela Basilici Zanetti, Noemi Cittadini, Rosaria Alvaro, Antimo Moretti, Dario Calafiore…
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18(Suppl 1):474

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

  14. 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
  15. To analyse the prevalences of the cam and pincer morphologies in a cohort of patients with groin pain syndrome caused by inguinal pathologies.

    Authors: G. N. Bisciotti, F. Di Marzo, A. Auci, F. Parra, G. Cassaghi, A. Corsini, M. Petrera, P. Volpi, Z. Vuckovic, M. Panascì and R. Zini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:470
  16. 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
  17. Several aspects of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) treatment remain controversial. Loder’s work has been instrumental in changing our understanding and approach to the management of the condition when...

    Authors: H. Naseem, S. Chatterji, K. Tsang, M. Hakimi, A. Chytas and S. Alshryda
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:469
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Hidden haemorrhage has been proved to be significant in joint surgery. However, when referring to lumbar interbody fusion, it is often ignored because of its invisibility. This randomized controlled study aime...

    Authors: Yang Yang, Liangming Zhang, Bin Liu, Mao Pang, Peigen Xie, Zihao Chen, Wenbin Wu, Feng Feng and Limin Rong
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:464
  21. The Kerlan–Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic (KJOC) Shoulder and Elbow score is a reliable and sensitive tool to measure the performance of overhead athletes. The purpose of this study was to carry out a cross-cultural ...

    Authors: Giovanni Merolla, Katia Corona, Gustavo Zanoli, Simone Cerciello, Stefano Giannotti and Giuseppe Porcellini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:467
  22. 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
  23. Coxa vara is a radiological term describing a decrease in the neck–shaft angle to 120° or less. Coxa vara is associated with pathomechanical changes that can manifest clinically. If left untreated, coxa vara c...

    Authors: Ahmed Shawkat Rizk
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:463
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. In recent years, the type of surgical treatment for Achilles tendon rupture has been the subject of controversial debate. This biomechanical study evaluates for the first time in literature the ultimate failur...

    Authors: Matteo Guzzini, Riccardo Maria Lanzetti, Lorenzo Proietti, Daniele Mazza, Mattia Fabbri, Edoardo Monaco, Germano Ferri and Andrea Ferretti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:455
  32. 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
  33. The acromioclavicular joint represents the link between the clavicle and the scapula, which is responsible for the synchronized dynamic of the shoulder girdle. Chronic acromioclavicular joint instability invol...

    Authors: Luis Natera Cisneros and Juan Sarasquete Reiriz
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:452
  34. In some settings, specific techniques for open reduction and internal fixation are preferred based on the eminence of a surgeon or professional organization. An emphasis on technical aspects of surgery that ar...

    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 2017 18:450

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:16

  35. Treatment of acute (≤3 weeks) acromioclavicular joint dislocation type III–VI is still controversial. Currently, the two modern techniques that are widely used are hook plate (HP) fixation and coracoclavicular...

    Authors: Alisara Arirachakaran, Manusak Boonard, Peerapong Piyapittayanun, Wichan Kanchanatawan, Kornkit Chaijenkij, Akom Prommahachai and Jatupon Kongtharvonskul
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:451
  36. 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
  37. Lateral flap numbness is a known side-effect of midline skin incision in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and a cause of patient dissatisfaction. Anterolateral incision is an alternative approach which preserves ...

    Authors: Rajesh N. Maniar, Tushar Singhi, Arun Nanivadekar, Parul R. Maniar and Jaivardhan Singh
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:444
  38. Femoral head fractures are uncommon injuries. Small series constitute the majority of the available literature. Surgical approach and fracture management is variable. The purpose of this study was to evaluate...

    Authors: John A. Scolaro, Geoffrey Marecek, Reza Firoozabadi, James C. Krieg and Milton Lee “Chip” Routt
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:445
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. The use of peripheral locked screws has reduced glenoid baseplate failure rates in reverse shoulder arthroplasty. However, situations may arise when one or more non-locked screws may be preferred. We aimed to ...

    Authors: Nathan T. Formaini, Nathan G. Everding, Jonathan C. Levy, Brandon G. Santoni, Aniruddh N. Nayak and Cooper Wilson
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:438
  43. 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
  44. The purpose of our study was to identify the influence of tourniquet use during total knee arthroplasty (TKA) on the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) shortly after surgery and patient-reported outcomes (pa...

    Authors: Tyler Barker, Victoria E. Rogers, Kimberly B. Brown, Vanessa T. Henriksen and G. Lynn Rasmussen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:435
  45. Up to 80 % of cartilage is water; the rest is collagen fibers and proteoglycans. Magnetic resonance (MR) T1-weighted measurements can be employed to calculate the water content of a tissue using T1 mapping. In...

    Authors: J. M. Shiguetomi-Medina, J. L. Ramirez-GL, H. Stødkilde-Jørgensen and B. Møller-Madsen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 18:433
  46. 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

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