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Volume 86 Number 2b Year 2020

25 articles in this issue 

Horst Balling,Arnulf Weckbach

Purpose: In thoracolumbar fracture treatment, autogenous iliac crest bone grafting (ICBG) is the standard procedure to achieve anterior single-level fusion. To avoid associated problems of graft harvesting, intervertebral cages are an alternative, but can... see more


Christoph Knoth,JoEllen Welter,Ralph Zettl,Florian Hess

 Numerous surgical techniques to correct hallux valgus deformities are performed worldwide, some of which were developed to address problems associated with existing techniques.  This retrospective study investigated patient’s outcomes and reint... see more


Kenneth A Egol

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare the functional outcomes of diabetic patients who were treated for a fracture nonunion against matched controls.Materials and Methods: Sixty-one diabetic patients (type 1 or type 2) were identified from a p... see more


Monil Karia,Sarah Onida,Prashant Singh,Akib Khan,Alun Davies

Background: The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis is to review the effectiveness of low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) and novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) for thromboprophylaxis in trauma patients treated with lower limb immobilisation.Me... see more


Benjamin Tze Keong Ding,Kelvin Guoping Tan,Chung Yuan Kau,Muhd Farhan bin Mohd Fadil

This study aimed to test the accuracy of the synovial fluid biomarker, a-defensin, in diagnosing septic arthritis in native joints and highlight the pitfalls of its utilization for primary joints. We also discuss the cases where false results were demonst... see more


Paul BIZZOZERO,Alexandre Galland,Martine PITHIOUX,Stéphane AIRAUDI,Jean Noel ARGENSON,Renaud GRAVIER

Introduction: Several surgical techniques for arthroscopic repair of the rotator cuff have been described in the literature. The aim of this study was to determine whether the suture thread locking method in double-row anchors influences their biomechanic... see more


Uri Farkash,Orit Bain,Paul Sagiv,Meir Nyska

Wide-awake local anesthesia no tourniquet (WALANT) technique is characterized by using local anesthetic plus adrenaline administered into the opera­tive field, enabling us to perform longer and complex hand procedures without the need of an anesthetist. W... see more


Marek Trybus,Mateusz Koziej

The aim of this study was to compare preoperative scores of Patients’ Reported Outcomes Measures of two of the most common upper extremity compression neuropathies: Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (CuTS) or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) in a single center. In tota... see more


Ciaran K Mc Donald

Dislocation following total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a complication with reported incidence rates varying from 0.5% to 10.6%. Placement of an abduction pillow is a precautionary measure undertaken to help prevent acute hip dislocation. Our primary a... see more


Hamidreza Yazdi,Alireza Yousof gomrokchi,Ara Nazarian,John Y Kwon,Mohammad Ghorbanhoseini

Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) injury may require operative treatment. Marx et al. described the latest technique for reconstruction of MCL. While good results have been reported using the Marx technique, some issues have been observed.  To address... see more


Carlos Jiménez,Maximiano Lombardo,Inés Rodríguez,Elvira Montañez

The purpose of this study is evaluate and compare efficacy of tranexamic acid (TXA) versus autologous blood salvage systems in blood loss management following primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Observational, prospective, randomized study performed be... see more


Toby Jennison

The aim of this case series is to determine rates of revision in patients with Paget's disease undergoing total hip. replacements. Patients presenting to a single with Paget's disease of the femur or acetabulum undergoing total hip arthroplasty. Retrospec... see more


Sorawut Thamyongkti,Somsak Kupniratsaikul,Numphung Numkarunarunrote,Phonphrom Vivatsrikul,Kitiphong Kongrukgreatiyos

The purpose of this study was to find the correlation between supraspinatus tendon (SSP) tear, ATI and ATD.  A case-control study design was conducted.  The patients were selected from individuals presenting with shoulder pain.  ATI and ATD... see more


Haridimos Tsibidakis

Purpose: compare the outcomes of the Taylor Spatial Frame (TSF) versus the Unipolar External Fixator (UEF) (Hoffman) in children’s tibial diaphyseal fractures.Materials and methods: forty-two children with high-energy diaphyseal tibial fractures underwent... see more


Matej Kersic,Drago Dolinar,Vane Antolic,Blaz Mavcic

Case-reports of broken modular femoral necks have implied increased shear loading as the main culprit. The study aim was to determine whether total hip endoprostheses with modular femoral necks produced larger magnitudes of shear force, smaller leg length... see more


Thomas Neri,Aaron Beach Beach,Frederic Farizon,Remi Philippot

Objective: The purpose was to determine whether or not an additional compression screw to an arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint (MTP1) by plate conferred any clinical and radiological benefits for the patient.Methods: 105 cases (95 patient... see more


Ferhat Say,Erkan Inkaya,Deniz Gürler,Murat Bülbül,Emre Gültaç

Background: Comparison of minimally invasive plate versus intramedullary nailing in the treatment of distal tibial metaphyseal fractureMethods: Treatment was made by locked anatomic tibial plate with MIPO technique on 17 patients (Group1), closed int... see more


mohammed anter meselhy,emad sanad,mamdoh elkaramany

 Abstract:Introduction:Treatment of non-union of the bone is a challenge, especially when fracture complicated with infection, angulation and translation, which is difficult to be managed by conventional methods.Here, we discussed the technique and t... see more


Sudarshan Munigangaiah,Rebecca Lyons,Evelyn Murphy,Aiden T Devitt,John P McCabe

Spinal metastases are causing a treatment dilemma worldwide. As current medicine evolves, treatment of primary tumours is improving, leading to increased survival and hence later presentation of metastases. Spine is one of the main locations for metastase... see more


Alex Robbins,Carla Maden,Andrea Volpin,Sujith Konan

Purpose: Three dimensional (3D) printing, a form of rapid prototyping (RP) which is based on computer aided design (CAD) has been around for decades. The aim of this paper is to review the literature on the clinical application of 3D printing in orthopaed... see more