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  1. Due to the special anatomy of the lower leg, tibial diaphyseal fracture causes increased intracompartmental pressure (ICP). Not only is this increased ICP the manifestation of skeletal muscle injury, but it in...

    Authors: Shengjie Tian, Shimin Chang, Yaogang Lu, Jianhua Zhu and Xuqiang Kong

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:18

    Content type: Original article

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  2. The purpose of this prospective case–control study is to investigate the relationship between quadriceps fat pad syndrome (QFPS) and patellofemoral morphology.

    Authors: Yavuz Yuksel, Tarkan Ergun, Ebru Torun, Melih Unal, Lena Sonnow and Ozkan Kose

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:17

    Content type: Original article

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  3. Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is currently the best surgical option for hip osteoarthritis secondary to developmental hip dysplasia (DDH); it may be extremely challenging, because of the hypoplasic proximal met...

    Authors: Giuseppe Solarino, Giovanni Vicenti, Andrea Piazzolla, Francesco Maruccia, Angela Notarnicola and Biagio Moretti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:16

    Content type: Original article

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  4. Treatment of hip fractures during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has posed unique challenges for the management of COVID-19-infected patients and the maintenance of standards of care. The pri...

    Authors: Dante Dallari, Luigi Zagra, Pietro Cimatti, Nicola Guindani, Rocco D’Apolito, Federico Bove, Alessandro Casiraghi, Fabio Catani, Fabio D’Angelo, Massimo Franceschini, Alessandro Massè, Alberto Momoli, Mario Mosconi, Flavio Ravasi, Fabrizio Rivera, Giovanni Zatti…

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:15

    Content type: Original article

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  5. Femoral shaft fractures are usually treated with nailing using a traction table and a perineal post, but this may occasionally result in various groin-related complications, including pudendal nerve neurapraxi...

    Authors: Alessandro Aprato, Davide Carlo Secco, Andrea D’Amelio, Elena Grosso and Alessandro Massè

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:14

    Content type: Original article

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  6. Total hip arthroplasty (THA) in patients with Paget’s disease can be associated with technical difficulties related to deformities and altered mechanical bone properties, and hypervascularity leads to signific...

    Authors: Alberto Di Martino, Maria Antonietta Rita Coppola, Barbara Bordini, Niccolò Stefanini, Giuseppe Geraci, Federico Pilla, Francesco Traina and Cesare Faldini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:13

    Content type: Original article

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  7. This study was performed to investigate leg length discrepancy (LLD), overgrowth, and associated risk factors after pediatric tibial shaft fractures.

    Authors: Woo Young Choi, Moon Seok Park, Kyoung Min Lee, Kug Jin Choi, Hyon Soo Jung and Ki Hyuk Sung

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:12

    Content type: Original article

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  8. The study aimed to evaluate the functional and radiographical results of asymmetrically reconstructed total hip arthroplasty in patients with bilateral dysplastic arthritic hips with one hip Crowe II–III and t...

    Authors: Junmin Shen, Jingyang Sun, Yinqiao Du, Bohan Zhang, Tiejian Li and Yonggang Zhou

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:11

    Content type: Original article

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  9. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a disease with multiple endotypes. A hallmark of OA is loss of cartilage; however, it is evident that the rate of cartilage loss differs among patients, which may partly be attributed to...

    Authors: Yunyun Luo, Jonathan Samuels, Svetlana Krasnokutsky, Inger Byrjalsen, Virginia B. Kraus, Yi He, Morten A. Karsdal, Steven B. Abramson, Mukundan Attur and Anne C. Bay-Jensen

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:10

    Content type: Original article

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  10. This prospective study aims to evaluate the mid-term clinical outcomes and radiographic stability of two different types of cementless trabecular titanium acetabular components in total hip revision surgery.

    Authors: Loris Perticarini, Stefano Marco Paolo Rossi, Marta Medetti and Francesco Benazzo

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:9

    Content type: Original article

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  11. In the last decade, the increase in the use of the direct anterior approach to the hip has contributed to the diffusion of the use of short stems in orthopedic surgery. The aim of the study is to verify the me...

    Authors: Fabrizio Rivera, Alessandro Bardelli and Andrea Giolitti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:8

    Content type: Original article

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  12. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Francesca Gimigliano, Sara Liguori, Antimo Moretti, Giuseppe Toro, Alexandra Rauch, Stefano Negrini and Giovanni Iolascon

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:7

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:20

  13. This study aims to evaluate postoperative pain and functional and clinical outcomes of anterolateral supine (ALS) and posterolateral (PL) approaches for primary total hip arthroplasty.

    Authors: Taku Ukai, Goro Ebihara and Masahiko Watanabe

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:6

    Content type: Original article

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  14. Given the increasing number of osteoporotic fractures of the distal femur, screw augmentation with bone cement is an option to enhance implant anchorage. However, in implant removal or revision surgeries, the ...

    Authors: Dirk Wähnert, Niklas Grüneweller, Boyko Gueorguiev, Thomas Vordemvenne and Dominic Gehweiler

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:5

    Content type: Original article

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  15. Failure of conservative treatment in patients over 70 years of age with a rotator cuff tear makes surgery a possible option, considering the increase in life expectancy and the high functional demands of elder...

    Authors: Chiara Fossati, Carlo Stoppani, Alessandra Menon, Luca Pierannunzii, Riccardo Compagnoni and Pietro S. Randelli

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:3

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  16. The treatment of severe glenoid bone loss in shoulder arthroplasty represents a challenge, and the results of current prosthetic designs with only glenoid fixation still remain unsatisfactory. In the past deca...

    Authors: G. Porcellini, G. M. Micheloni, L. Tarallo, P. Paladini, G. Merolla and F. Catani

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:2

    Content type: Review article

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  17. Arthrofibrosis remains one of the leading causes for revision in primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Similar in nature to arthrofibrosis, hypertrophic scars and keloid formation are a result of excessive co...

    Authors: Travis R. Flick, Cindy X. Wang, Akshar H. Patel, Thomas W. Hodo, William F. Sherman and Fernando L. Sanchez

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:1

    Content type: Original article

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  18. Hip fractures remain a major health concern owing to the increasing elderly population and their association with significant morbidity and mortality. The effects of weekend admission on mortality have been st...

    Authors: Calver Pang, A. Aqil, A. Mannan, G. Thomas and F. S. Hossain

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:23

    Content type: Original article

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  19. The purpose of this study was to evaluate (1) the reoperation rates and survivorship for septic and aseptic causes, (2) radiographic outcomes, and (3) clinical outcomes of condylar-constrained knee (CCK) impla...

    Authors: Fabio Mancino, Ivan De Martino, Aaron Burrofato, Carmine De Ieso, Maristella F. Saccomanno, Giulio Maccauro and Vincenzo De Santis

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:22

    Content type: Original article

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  20. Monteggia, Galeazzi, and Essex-Lopresti injuries are the most common types of fracture–dislocation of the forearm. Uncommon variants and rare traumatic patterns of forearm fracture–dislocations have sometimes ...

    Authors: Stefano Artiaco, Federico Fusini, Arman Sard, Elisa Dutto, Alessandro Massè and Bruno Battiston

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:21

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  21. The identification of existing rehabilitation interventions and related evidence represents a crucial step along the development of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Package of Interventions for Rehabilita...

    Authors: Francesca Gimigliano, Sara Liguori, Antimo Moretti, Giuseppe Toro, Alexandra Rauch, Stefano Negrini, Claudio Curci, Michele Patrini, Livia Peschi, Sanaz Pournajaf, Maria Sgarbanti and Giovanni Iolascon

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:20

    Content type: Systematic Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:7

  22. Recent studies suggest that routine postoperative laboratory tests are not necessary after primary elective total hip arthroplasty (THA). This study aims to evaluate the utility of routine postoperative labora...

    Authors: Xiang-Dong Wu, Jia-Cheng Liu, Yu-Jian Li, Jia-Wei Wang, Gui-Xing Qiu and Wei Huang

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:19

    Content type: Original article

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  23. The purpose of this study is to compare the outcomes of acute primary repair of extraarticular ligaments with staged surgery for acute knee dislocations (KDs) and multiligament knee injuries (MLKIs).

    Authors: Yasuyuki Ishibashi, Yuka Kimura, Eiji Sasaki, Shizuka Sasaki, Yuji Yamamoto and Eiichi Tsuda

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:18

    Content type: Original article

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  24. Postoperative pain and edema are the most common problems associated with arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. The purpose of the present study was to compare ice wrap and subacromial injection (SI) as treatments...

    Authors: Yavuz Selim Kara, Onur Hapa, Yağmur Işın, Ali İhsan Kılıç and Hasan Havitçioğlu

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:17

    Content type: Original article

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  25. Computer navigation and patient-specific instrumentation for total ankle arthroplasty have still to demonstrate their theoretical ability to improve implant positioning and functional outcomes. The purpose of ...

    Authors: C. Faldini, A. Mazzotti, C. Belvedere, G. Durastanti, A. Panciera, G. Geraci and A. Leardini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:16

    Content type: Case report

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  26. Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) is a bone- and ligament-sparing alternative to total knee arthroplasty in the patients with end-stage single-compartment degeneration of the knee. Despite being a succe...

    Authors: Anurag Mittal, Prashant Meshram, Woo Hyun Kim and Tae Kyun Kim

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:15

    Content type: Review article

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  27. Recently, there has been renewed interest in primary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair. The aim of this study is to report early clinical and radiological results of a consecutive series of acute ACL tea...

    Authors: Andrea Ferretti, Edoardo Monaco, Alessandro Annibaldi, Alessandro Carrozzo, Mattia Bruschi, Giuseppe Argento and Gregory S. DiFelice

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:14

    Content type: Original article

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  28. Recently, the number of osteosarcomas in middle-aged and older patients has demonstrated an increasing trend; moreover, their results are comparatively worse than those of young patients. In Europe and the USA...

    Authors: Keiko Hayakawa, Seiichi Matsumoto, Keisuke Ae, Taisuke Tanizawa, Yuki Funauchi, Yusuke Minami, Masanori Saito and Atsushi Okawa

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:13

    Content type: Original article

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  29. Literature has shown a significant correlation between early treatment and mortality in femur fractures, but the influence of time to ambulation on mortality has not been studied. The purpose of the present st...

    Authors: Alessandro Aprato, Marco Bechis, Marco Buzzone, Alessandro Bistolfi, Walter Daghino and Alessandro Massè

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:12

    Content type: Original article

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  30. Open fractures are among the most severe injuries observed in orthopedic patients. Treating open fractures is difficult because such patients with infections may require multiple operations and amputations. Fu...

    Authors: Taku Ukai, Kosuke Hamahashi, Yoshiyasu Uchiyama, Yuka Kobayashi and Masahiko Watanabe

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:10

    Content type: Original article

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  31. It is still unknown whether bioabsorbable magnesium (Mg) screws provide an advantage over titanium screws in the treatment of medial malleolar (MM) fractures. The purpose of this retrospective study is to comp...

    Authors: Hasan May, Yusuf Alper Kati, Gurkan Gumussuyu, Tuluhan Yunus Emre, Melih Unal and Ozkan Kose

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:9

    Content type: Original article

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  32. Considering the excellent results already achieved in total hip arthroplasty (THA), new implants must be at least as safe as currently used implants and lead to longer survival. A new cementless femoral stem, ...

    Authors: Kaspar Tootsi, Loviisa Lees, Boris Geiko and Aare Märtson

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:8

    Content type: Original article

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  33. Surgical fixation of tibial plateau fracture in elderly patients with open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) provides inferior outcomes compared with younger patients. Primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA...

    Authors: Murray T. Wong, Jonathan Bourget-Murray, Kelly Johnston and Nicholas M. Desy

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:7

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  34. Iliosacral screw fixation is safe and effective but can be complicated by loss of fixation, particularly in patients with osteopenic bone. Sacral morphology dictates where iliosacral screws may be placed when ...

    Authors: Joseph M. Radley, Brian W. Hill, Daemeon A. Nicolaou, Stephen B. Huebner, Kelby B. Napier and Dane H. Salazar

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:6

    Content type: Original article

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  35. Partial lesions of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are more common than is generally thought, accounting for about 10–12% of ACL injuries. Selective reconstruction may be considered as an option in isolat...

    Authors: Christian Carulli, Matteo Innocenti, Giuliana Roselli, Luigi Sirleo, Fabrizio Matassi and Massimo Innocenti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:5

    Content type: Original article

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  36. The classification systems for proximal humeral fractures routinely used in clinical practice include the Neer and Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen/Orthopaedic Trauma Association (AO/OTA) 2007 syste...

    Authors: Giuseppe Marongiu, Lorenzo Leinardi, Stefano Congia, Luca Frigau, Francesco Mola and Antonio Capone

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:4

    Content type: Original article

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  37. Preoperative diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is important because of the therapeutic consequences. The aim of the present study is to investigate whether the serum C-reactive protein (CRP) le...

    Authors: Bernd Fink, Michael Schlumberger, Julian Beyersdorff and Philipp Schuster

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:2

    Content type: Original article

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  38. The placebo effect can account for part of the improvement seen in patients undergoing any type of treatment, be it surgical or pharmacological. The objective of this study is to quantify the placebo effect in...

    Authors: Jordi Faig-Martí and Adriana Martínez-Catassús

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2020 21:1

    Content type: Original article

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  39. Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), together with its two main pathomechanisms, cam and pincer, has become a trending topic since the end of the 1990s. Despite massive academic research, this hip disorder stil...

    Authors: L. Pierannunzii

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:32

    Content type: Review article

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  40. In recent years, a variety of short stems have been introduced. To date, mid- and long-term results of calcar-guided short-stem designs have been rarely available.

    Authors: Karl Philipp Kutzner, Stefanie Donner, Lennard Loweg, Philipp Rehbein, Jens Dargel, Philipp Drees and Joachim Pfeil

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:31

    Content type: Original article

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  41. Limb lengthening using an external fixator requires a long period of external fixation and may be associated with several complications such as axial deformity, fracture of the regenerated bone, and joint stif...

    Authors: Pasquale Farsetti, Fernando De Maio, Vito Potenza, Kristian Efremov, Martina Marsiolo, Alessandro Caterini and Ernesto Ippolito

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:30

    Content type: Original article

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  42. Plate protrusion is a risk factor for flexor pollicis longus (FPL) rupture following volar locking plate (VLP) surgery. However, plate prominence on follow-up radiographs is common. We hypothesised that a VLP ...

    Authors: Kotaro Sato, Yuki Kikuchi, Yoshikuni Mimata, Kenya Murakami, Gaku Takahashi and Minoru Doita

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:29

    Content type: Original article

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  43. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) surgery can be associated with significant blood loss. Among the problems associated with such blood loss is the need for transfusions of banked blood [1]. Transfusions not only have...

    Authors: Osman Riaz, Adeel Aqil, Samir Asmar, Raees Vanker, James Hahnel, Christopher Brew, Richard Grogan and Graham Radcliffe

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:28

    Content type: Original article

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  44. The advancement of technologies in orthopaedic surgery should provide the surgeon with precise and trustworthy support for pre-operative planning, intra-operative guidance and post-operative follow-up. The req...

    Authors: G. Porcellini, L. Tarallo, M. Novi, F. Spiezia and F. Catani

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:27

    Content type: Original article

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  45. Lesions associated with the biceps tendon are commonly detected during arthroscopic repair of rotator cuff tears. Acquiring a preferable technique to repair both cuff and long head of biceps tendon (LHBT) lesi...

    Authors: Mohsen Mardani-Kivi, Sohrab Keyhani, Mohammad-Hossein Ebrahim-Zadeh, Keyvan Hashemi-Motlagh and Khashayar Saheb-Ekhtiari

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:26

    Content type: Original Article

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  46. Primary trapezio-metacarpal osteoarthritis can be painful and disabling. Surgical treatment is used when conservative treatment, such as splinting or oral analgesics, fails. The purpose of this study was to re...

    Authors: Fernando De Maio, Pasquale Farsetti, Vito Potenza, Lidio Petrungaro, Martina Marsiolo and Alessandro Caterini

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:25

    Content type: Original article

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