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  1. Content type: Original article

    Large-diameter head metal-on-metal (MoM) bearings in total hip arthroplasty (THA) are associated with increased whole blood levels of chromium (Cr) and cobalt (Co), adverse reactions to metal debris (ARMD) and...

    Authors: Carlo Trevisan, Stefano Piscitello, Raymond Klumpp and Tonino Mascitti

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:21

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  2. Content type: Original article

    In total hip arthroplasty, inadequate femoral component positioning can be associated with instability, impingement and component wear and subsequently with patient dissatisfaction. In this study, we investiga...

    Authors: Michael Worlicek, Markus Weber, Michael Wörner, Timo Schwarz, Florian Zeman, Joachim Grifka, Tobias Renkawitz and Benjamin Craiovan

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:20

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  3. Content type: Original article

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of patients with a rupture of the Achilles tendon (ATR) treated percutaneously with the Dresden instrument in the hands of surgeons others than its inventors.

    Authors: Sebastian Manegold, Serafim Tsitsilonis, Jakob Schumann, Tobias Gehlen, Alison N. Agres, Johannes Keller, Markus Gesslein and Florian Wichlas

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:19

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  4. Content type: Original article

    The Kujala, Fulkerson, Larsen and Lysholm questionnaires have been demonstrated to be reliable and sensitive in assessing patients with patellofemoral pathology. The purpose of this study is to translate and c...

    Authors: Simone Cerciello, Katia Corona, Brent Joseph Morris, Enrico Visonà, Giulio Maccauro, Nicola Maffulli and Mario Ronga

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:18

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  5. Content type: Review article

    Dislocation represents the most common complication after revision total hip arthroplasty (rTHA). Understanding risk factors for dislocation has a great clinical relevance for every hip surgeon in order to con...

    Authors: C. Faldini, N. Stefanini, D. Fenga, E. M. Neonakis, F. Perna, A. Mazzotti, F. Pilla, I. K. Triantafyllopoulos and F. Traina

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:17

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  6. Content type: Correction

    Unfortunately, after publication of this article [1], it was noticed that the author J. Carel Goslings was tagged incorrectly during the production process. This resulted in the PubMed display of the author na...

    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 2018 19:16

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    The original article was published in Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:450

  7. Content type: Original article

    Surgical treatment of scapular fractures with posterior approach is frequently associated with postoperative infraspinatus hypotrophy and weakness. The aim of this retrospective study is to compare infraspinat...

    Authors: Giuseppe Porcellini, Paolo Palladini, Stefano Congia, Alessandro Palmas, Giovanni Merolla and Antonio Capone

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:15

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  8. Content type: Original Article

    Increased longevity and the prevalence of associated pathologies is leading to more hospital admissions involving chronic patients with multiple pathological problems. In orthopedic surgical patients, it is ve...

    Authors: Carmen Matoses-Chirivella, Andrés Navarro-Ruíz and Blanca Lumbreras

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:4

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  9. Content type: Original Article

    The aim of this study is to describe the mid-term radiological findings appearing in patients with a pyrocarbon radial head prosthesis, and to correlate them to patient symptoms.

    Authors: F. Javier Ricón, Francisco Lajara, Alfonso Fuentes, María Luz Aguilar, Alberto Boix and Juan A. Lozano

    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2018 19:13

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  10. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  11. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  12. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  13. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  14. Content type: Editorial

    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

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  15. Content type: Original article

    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

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  16. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  17. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  18. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  19. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  20. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  21. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  22. Content type: Original Article

    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

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

  23. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  24. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  25. Content type: Editorial

    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

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  26. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  27. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  28. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  29. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  30. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  31. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  32. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  33. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  34. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  35. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  36. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  37. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  38. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  39. Content type: Review Article

    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

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  40. Content type: Original Article

    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

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

  41. Content type: Review Article

    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

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  42. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  43. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  44. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  45. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  46. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  47. Content type: Brief Communication

    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

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  48. Content type: Original Article

    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

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