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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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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  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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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