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  1. Congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia (CPT) is a challenging problem in orthopedic practice, with high rates of non-union, refracture, and residual deformities. After union, long-term follow-up is required to...

    Authors: Ahmed Ibrahim Zayda, Mohamed Kamal Mesregah, Soliman Hassan Zalalo and Samy Abdel-Hady Sakr
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:48
  2. Fixed severe hyperkyphotic deformities spread over more than five vertebral levels represent a therapeutic challenge, especially when the deformity apex is located at the thoraco-lumbar junction, thus requirin...

    Authors: Faldini Cesare, Barile Francesca, Viroli Giovanni, Manzetti Marco, Geraci Giuseppe and Ruffilli Alberto
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:47
  3. In the treatment of tall stature, the reduction of excessive predicted final height can either be achieved by hormonal treatment or surgically by temporary (tED) or permanent (pED) epiphysiodesis. The present ...

    Authors: Andrea Laufer, Gregor Toporowski, Georg Gosheger, Ava von der Heiden, Jan Duedal Rölfing, Adrien Frommer, Anna Rachbauer, Carina Antfang, Robert Rödl and Bjoern Vogt
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:46
  4. In clinical practice, serum C-reactive protein (CRP) and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) levels are routinely used to screen for periprosthetic joint infection (PJI), but the effectiveness of predicting t...

    Authors: Hongyi Shao, Tao Bian, Yixin Zhou, Yong Huang, Yang Song and Dejin Yang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:45
  5. Percutaneous pedicle screw (PPS) placement is a key step in several minimally invasive spinal surgery (MISS) procedures. Traditional technique for PPS makes use of C-arm fluoroscopy assistance (FA). More recen...

    Authors: Giuseppe La Rocca, Edoardo Mazzucchi, Fabrizio Pignotti, Luigi Aurelio Nasto, Gianluca Galieri, Alessandro Olivi, Vincenzo De Santis, Pierluigi Rinaldi, Enrico Pola and Giovanni Sabatino
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:44
  6. Traditionally, operative treatment for displaced midshaft clavicle fractures in adolescents has been achieved by using a plate and screws. However, a minimally invasive trend has led surgeons to use the elasti...

    Authors: Pan Hong, Ruikang Liu, Saroj Rai, Renhao Ze, Xin Tang and Jin Li
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:42
  7. This systematic review investigates the role of synthetic graft for primary medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction in patients with recurrent patellofemoral instability, focusing on clinical scor...

    Authors: Filippo Migliorini, Jörg Eschweiler, Filippo Spiezia, Matthias Knobe, Frank Hildebrand and Nicola Maffulli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:41
  8. The aim of this study was to compare two techniques for the surgical treatment of diaphyseal fractures in the adult humerus: double-crossed retrograde elastic stable intramedullary nailing (DCR-ESIN) and limit...

    Authors: Hsuan-Hsiao Ma, Chao-Ching Chiang, Yu-Ping Su and Kun-Hui Chen
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:40
  9. Distal ulna head or neck fracture is commonly associated with distal radius fracture. Treatment of these fractures remains controversial. Plate osteosynthesis is commonly performed. The purpose of this study w...

    Authors: Morgan Gauthier, Jean-Yves Beaulieu, Lucille Nichols and Didier Hannouche
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:39
  10. Increased femoral anteversion (FA) has been correlated with less varus deformities in osteoarthritic (OA) knees, but the relationship between FA and the degree of valgus deformity in osteoarthritic (OA) knees ...

    Authors: Changzhao Li, Yongheng Ye, Suiwen He, Dongliang Xu and Peiheng He
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:38
  11. With the development of radiology and three-dimensional (3D) printing technology, custom-made 3D-printed titanium augments have been more widely used. However, the radiological and clinical outcomes of custom-...

    Authors: Yanchao Zhang, Zhisen Gao, Bohan Zhang, Yinqiao Du, Haiyang Ma, Yuyu Tang, Yang Liu and Yonggang Zhou
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:37
  12. The diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is challenging for clinicians, and the commonly used methods are too complicated and expensive for many clinical practices. The neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ra...

    Authors: Hao Wu, Liping Pan, Zhichao Meng, Heng Liu, Xin Yang and Yongping Cao
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:36
  13. The success of digit replantation is mainly based on survival rates. The functional outcome as well as the recovery of sensibility are essential parameters for judging the outcome after digit replantation but ...

    Authors: Sarah M. Bott, Katarzyna Rachunek, Fabian Medved, Thomas S. Bott, Adrien Daigeler and Theodora Wahler
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:35
  14. Reoperations for secondary osteoarthritis, osteonecrosis, or hardware failure following failed internal fixation after intertrochanteric fracture (ITF) or femoral neck fracture (FNF) are common. An effective s...

    Authors: Yama Afghanyar, Marcel Coutandin, Michael Schneider, Philipp Drees and Karl Philipp Kutzner
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:34
  15. Stem choice in total hip arthroplasty (THA) for hip dysplasia is still controversial. The aims of the study were to evaluate (1) which stem design provided the highest percentage of adequate reconstructions in...

    Authors: Francesco Castagnini, Stefano Lucchini, Barbara Bordini, Monica Cosentino, Francesco Pardo and Francesco Traina
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:33
  16. Revision ACL reconstruction is a complex topic with many controversies and not-easy-to-make decisions. The authors’ aim is to provide some feasible advice that can be applied in daily clinical practice with th...

    Authors: Fabrizio Matassi, Niccolò Giabbani, Enrico Arnaldi, Alessandro Tripodo, Giovanni Bonaspetti, Corrado Bait, Mario Ronga, Paolo Di Benedetto, Stefano Zaffagnini, Eugenio Jannelli, Alfredo Schiavone Panni and Massimo Berruto
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:32
  17. Haemophilic arthropathy (HA), a common complication of haemophilia, is secondary to recurrent joint bleeding and increases the prevalence of end-stage osteoarthritis (OA). Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a re...

    Authors: Rui Wang, Zhengming Wang, Yong Gu, Jingjing Zhang, Penghe Wang, Peijian Tong and Shuaijie Lv
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:31
  18. Some patients have demonstrated evidence of heterotopic ossification (HO) following total hip arthroplasty (THA). Selective and non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used as prophyla...

    Authors: Filippo Migliorini, Andrea Pintore, Alice Baroncini, Torsten Pastor, Frank Hildebrand and Nicola Maffulli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:30
  19. Posterior ankle impingement syndrome (PAIS) may result from flexor hallucis longus tendinopathy, compression of the posterior process of the talus from the presence of an os trigonum, soft-tissue impingement, ...

    Authors: Nicola Maffulli, Rocco Aicale, Filippo Migliorini, Emilio Wagner, Amol Saxena and Francesco Oliva
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:28
  20. Intramedullary (IM) nails are considered the ‘gold’ standard treatment for subtrochanteric femoral fractures. The incidence and risk factors for re-operation in subtrochanteric fractures remain unclear. Furthe...

    Authors: Michalis Panteli, James S. H. Vun, Robert M. West, Anthony Howard, Ippokratis Pountos and Peter V. Giannoudis
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:27
  21. To compare the clinical results of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using the single-tunnel single-bundle (STSB) technique versus the single-tunnel double-bundle (STDB) technique.

    Authors: Zhenhan Deng, Yizi Zheng, Zhiqin Deng, Changwei Lu, Yihua Wu, Kang Chen, Zicai Fu, Hui Zhang, Wei Lu and Weimin Zhu
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:26
  22. Identifying biomarkers for early diagnosis of postoperative spinal infection is essential to avoid complications after spine surgery. The presented study evaluated serum levels of procalcitonin (PCT), C-reacti...

    Authors: Xi Zhu, Kaige Li, Jianping Zheng, Gen Xia, Feng Jiang, Huan Liu and Jiandang Shi
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:25
  23. The number of shoulder arthroscopies is steadily increasing to treat glenohumeral joint disorders, among which the rotator cuff tear is the most common. The prevalence of this condition ranges from 13% to 37% ...

    Authors: Eugenio Vecchini, Matteo Ricci, Nicholas Elena, Luca Gasperotti, Andrea Cochetti and Bruno Magnan
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:23
  24. Our aim was to evaluate the literature investigating proprioception improvement after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) and test the hypothesis that ACL tibial remnant-preserving reconstruction ...

    Authors: Eunshinae Cho, Jiebo Chen, Caiqi Xu and Jinzhong Zhao
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:22
  25. There has been a growing interest in imageless navigation for primary total hip arthroplasty (THA). Its superiority over standard THA is debated. This meta-analysis compared surgical duration, implant position...

    Authors: Filippo Migliorini, Francesco Cuozzo, Francesco Oliva, Joerg Eschweiler, Frank Hildebrand and Nicola Maffulli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:21
  26. Proximal femoral replacement (PFR) is a well-established treatment for neoplasia of the proximal femur. The use of this surgical technique for non-neoplastic conditions has increased over the years. We carried...

    Authors: Alberto Di Martino, Davide Pederiva, Barbara Bordini, Gabriele Di Carlo, Alessandro Panciera, Giuseppe Geraci, Niccolò Stefanini and Cesare Faldini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:18
  27. Clinical management in orthogeriatric units and outcome indicators are similar for extracapsular fragility hip fractures, without discriminating between subtrochanteric and pertrochanteric fractures.

    Authors: Héctor J. Aguado, Pablo Castillón-Bernal, Paula S. Ventura-Wichner, María C. Cervera-Díaz, Javier Abarca-Vegas, Luis García-Flórez, Jordi Salvador-Carreño, Virginia García-Virto, Clarisa Simón-Pérez, Cristina Ojeda-Thies, Pilar Sáez-López and Juan I. González-Montalvo
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:17
  28. Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is the most successful orthopaedic surgery of the past century. The current study aimed to compare the accuracy of digital planning using 2D versus 3D templating.

    Authors: Patrick Reinbacher, Maria Anna Smolle, Joerg Friesenbichler, Alexander Draschl, Andreas Leithner and Werner Maurer-Ertl
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:16
  29. Monocentric, prospective, observational study.

    Authors: Wolfgang Senker, Stefan Aspalter, Christian Radl, Josef Pichler, Stefan Doppler, Serge Weis, Christine Webersinke, Helga Wagner, Philipp Hermann, Martin Aichholzer, Kathrin Aufschnaiter-Hießböck, Wolfgang Thomae, Nico Stroh, Thomas Hauser and Andreas Gruber
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:15
  30. Standard supra-acetabular pin placement still needs fluoroscopic guidance, which is technically demanding for an untrained surgeon due to the unfamiliar fluoroscopic view and the risk of damaging some structur...

    Authors: Sukanis Chumchuen, Wissarut Lertpullpol and Adinun Apivatgaroon
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:14
  31. The purpose of this work is to characterize the anatomy of the intraarticular portion of the long head of the biceps tendon (long head biceps tendon) using magnetic resonance (MR) arthrography by investigating...

    Authors: Marco Calvi, Maria Chiara Morgano, Nicola Tarallo, Giuseppe Basile, Giorgio Maria Calori, Leonardo Callegari and Eugenio Annibale Genovese
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:13
  32. It is still unknown whether tranexamic acid (TXA) is beneficial for the minimally invasive surgical approach to total hip arthroplasty (THA). The aim of this study is to investigate the efficacy and safety of ...

    Authors: Guo-Chun Zha, Xian-Ren Zhu, Lei Wang and Hong-Wei Li
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:12
  33. The timing of a return to sport (RTS) after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) represents a major subject of debate in sports medicine practice. Recently, the Knee Santy Athletic Return to Sport ...

    Authors: Edoardo Monaco, Gabriele Pisanu, Alessandro Carrozzo, Alessandro Giuliani, Jacopo Conteduca, Matteo Oliviero, Luca Ceroni, Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet and Andrea Ferretti
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:11
  34. Anatomical parameters and pathologies that can affect the critical shoulder angle (CSA) are subjects of discussion. To date, we do not know if the CSA value changes in the different decades of life in a popula...

    Authors: S. Gumina, G. Polizzotti, A. Spagnoli, S. Carbone and V. Candela
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:10
  35. Press-fit cementless acetabular cup is widely used in total hip arthroplasty (THA). However, the use of additional screws for the acetabular cup has been extensively debated. The purpose of this review is to c...

    Authors: Shenghui Ni, Peng Luo, Lei Guo and Tianlong Jiang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:9
  36. The efficacy and safety of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) augmentation for arthroscopic meniscal repair is controversial. This meta-analysis compared arthroscopic meniscal repair performed in isolation or augmente...

    Authors: Filippo Migliorini, Francesco Cuozzo, Lucio Cipollaro, Francesco Oliva, Frank Hildebrand and Nicola Maffulli
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:8
  37. This study aimed to report the clinical and functional results of a series of patients with isolated primary patellofemoral osteoarthritis (PFOA) treated with intraarticular injection of microfragmented autolo...

    Authors: Michele Vasso, Katia Corona, Luigi Capasso, Giuseppe Toro and Alfredo Schiavone Panni
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:7
  38. The goal of this study was to assess short-term outcomes in single compartment osteoarthritis patients associated with the coronal tibiofemoral subluxation (CTFS) of the knee joint after Oxford unicompartmenta...

    Authors: Gang Xi, Hao-hao Wang, Hao Li and Min Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:6
  39. Large Hill–Sachs lesions are considered a risk factor for recurrence of instability after arthroscopic Bankart repair alone. The aim of this study was to demonstrate that remplissage is a safe procedure that e...

    Authors: Pietro S. Randelli, Riccardo Compagnoni, Simone Radaelli, Mauro B. Gallazzi, Alberto Tassi and Alessandra Menon
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:5
  40. Long-bone non-unions after intramedullary nailing can be treated by nail dynamization or focused high-energy extracorporal shock wave therapy (fESWT). The objective of this study was to assess the effect of th...

    Authors: Josef Stolberg-Stolberg, Thomas Fuchs, Moritz F. Lodde, Steffen Roßlenbroich, Patric Garcia, Michael Raschke and Jens Everding
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:4
  41. We aimed to compare the outcomes and complications of anatomical shoulder arthroplasty (aTSA) and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (rTSA) for primary glenohumeral osteoarthritis with intact cuff tissue.

    Authors: Hyojune Kim, Chul-Ho Kim, Minsoo Kim, Wonsun Lee, In-Ho Jeon, Kwang Won Lee and Kyoung Hwan Koh
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:3
  42. Electrical stimulation is used to elicit muscle contraction and can be utilized for neurorehabilitation following spinal cord injury when paired with voluntary motor training. This technology is now an importa...

    Authors: Brian A. Karamian, Nicholas Siegel, Blake Nourie, Mijail D. Serruya, Robert F. Heary, James S. Harrop and Alexander R. Vaccaro
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:2
  43. Ulna shortening osteotomy (USO) for ulnar impaction syndrome (UIS) aims to improve pain and function by unloading the ulnar carpus. Previous studies often lack validated patient-reported outcomes or have small...

    Authors: J. S. Teunissen, R. M. Wouters, S. Al Shaer, O. T. Zöphel, G. M. Vermeulen, S. E. R. Hovius and E. P. A. Van der Heijden
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2022 23:1
  44. Antibiotic-containing cement and bone graft substitute-coated orthopedic implants provide the advantages of simultaneous local antibiotic delivery and internal stable fixation, aiding in both infection eradica...

    Authors: Abdullah Ismat, Nike Walter, Susanne Baertl, Joerg Mika, Siegmund Lang, Maximilian Kerschbaum, Volker Alt and Markus Rupp
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:56
  45. Elbow arthroscopy is becoming increasingly important for the treatment of a wide range of acute and chronic elbow pathologies. Even if elbow arthroscopy is technically demanding, in the pediatric population th...

    Authors: Gian Mario Micheloni, Luigi Tarallo, Alberto Negri, Andrea Giorgini, Giovanni Merolla and Giuseppe Porcellini
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:55

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