A feasibility study of standard dressings versus negative-pressure wound therapy in the treatment of adult patients having surgical incisions for hip fractures: the WHISH randomized controlled trial.

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This study sought to compare the rate of deep surgical site infection (SSI), as measured by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) definition, after surgery for a fracture […]

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Management strategies of pediatric ipsilateral olecranon with associated radial neck fractures based on multicenter experience.

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The ipsilateral olecranon with associated radial neck fractures does not include in the Bado classification of Monteggia fractures and equivalent lesions. The primary aims of this retrospective multicenter study were […]

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Biomechanical study of Tile C3 pelvic fracture fixation using an anterior internal system combined with sacroiliac screws.

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How to perform minimally-invasive surgery on Tile C pelvic fractures is very difficult, and it is also a hot topic in orthopedic trauma research. We applied minimally-invasive treatment using an […]

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Collaborative Overview of coronaVIrus impact on ORTHopaedic training in the UK (COVI – ORTH UK).

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COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on the 11th of March 2020 with the NHS deferring all non-urgent activity from the 15th of April 2020. The […]

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Utilization of a Standardized Care Pathway to Decrease Costs of Ankle Fracture Management.

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Ankle fractures are the most common fracture of the foot and ankle treated at trauma hospitals in the United States, costing millions of dollars yearly. The purpose of this study […]

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Efficacy and safety of condylectomy with minimally invasive surgery in the treatment of interdigital corns of the lesser toes compared to conservative treatment.

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Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) procedures cause less trauma to the patient and might improve recovery. This study aimed to determine the efficacy and safety of condylectomy with MIS to treat […]

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Duration of immobilisation after Achilles tendon rupture repair by open surgery: a retrospective cohort study.

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The best treatment for acute Achilles tendon ruptures remains controversial. No cohort studies have compared different immobilisation durations after open surgery. This retrospective cohort study aimed to determine the optimal […]

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Risk factors of postoperative bone cement leakage on osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture: a retrospective study.

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To investigate risk factors of bone cement leakage in percutaneous vertebroplasty(PVP)for osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture (OVCF).A total of 236 patients (344 vertebrae) who underwent PVP between November 2016 and June […]

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Application of a double reverse traction repositor in the retrograde intramedullary nailing of distal femur fractures.

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The purpose of this prospective study was to introduce the application of a double reverse traction repositor (DRTR) in the retrograde intramedullary nailing (RE-IMN) of AO/OTA 33A distal femur fractures.A […]

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Mid-term outcome of bilateral fragility fractures of the sacrum after bisegmental transsacral stabilization versus spinopelvic fixation.

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Minimally invasive fixation of pelvic fragility fractures is recommended to reduce pain and allow early mobilization. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome of two different stabilization […]

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High-Energy Achilles Tendon Rupture With Associated Medial Malleolus Fracture and Traumatic Peroneal Dislocation: A Case Report.

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Fracture, Achilles tendon rupture, or traumatic dislocation of the peroneal tendons are often seen in isolation after a trauma or sports-related injury. However, in rare circumstances, a combination of these […]

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Increased Neurovascular Morbidity Is Seen in Documented Knee Dislocation Versus Multiligamentous Knee Injury.

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The terms “knee dislocation” and “multiligamentous knee injury” (MLKI) have been used interchangeably in the literature, and MLKI without a documented knee dislocation has often been described as a knee […]

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The burden of cycling-related trauma to the orthopaedic and trauma department of a level 1 trauma hospital in Adelaide, South Australia.

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With the fourth largest metropolitan population density, motor vehicle drivers in Adelaide, South Australia, record the most number of motor vehicle insurance claims in Australia. Previous studies have shown a […]

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Comparison of percutaneous cross screw fixation versus open reduction and internal fixation for pelvic Day type II crescent fracture-dislocation: case-control study.

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To investigate the clinical outcomes of percutaneous cross screws internal fixation for pelvic Day type II crescent fracture-dislocation.We reviewed 66 consecutive patients undergoing surgical treatment for Day type II crescent […]

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Orthopaedic In-Training Examination: History, Perspective, and Tips for Residents.

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Introduced in 1963, the orthopaedic in-training examination (OITE) is a standardized, national test administered annually to orthopaedic residents by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The examination consists of 275 […]

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Behaviour change approaches for individuals with diabetes to improve foot self-management: a scoping review.

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Diabetes related foot complications are increasing in complexity, frequency and cost. The application of self-management strategies can reduce the risk of individuals developing foot complications. The type, range and nature […]

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A Simple Initiative to Decrease Time to Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Open Fractures Is Durable After 2 Years.

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A simple antibiotic prophylaxis initiative can effectively decrease the time to antibiotic administration for patients with open fractures. We aim to determine whether adherence to the protocol decreased over time […]

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A prospective randomized controlled trial comparing the systemic inflammatory response in conventional jig-based total knee arthroplasty versus robotic-arm assisted total knee arthroplasty.

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The primary aim of this study was to compare the postoperative systemic inflammatory response in conventional jig-based total knee arthroplasty (conventional TKA) versus robotic-arm assisted total knee arthroplasty (robotic TKA). […]

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A Machine Learning Algorithm to Identify Patients with Tibial Shaft Fractures at Risk for Infection After Operative Treatment.

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Risk stratification of individual patients who are prone to infection would allow surgeons to monitor high-risk patients more closely and intervene early when needed. This could reduce infection-related consequences such […]

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Improving Management of Adult Ankle Fractures in Malawi: An Assessment of Providers’ Knowledge and Treatment Strategies.

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The burden of musculoskeletal trauma is increasing worldwide, especially in low-income countries such as Malawi. Ankle fractures are common in Malawi and may receive suboptimal treatment due to inadequate surgical […]

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The Fallacy of Follow-up: When Orthopaedic Trauma Patients Actually Return to Clinic.

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Clinical follow-up in orthopaedic trauma is challenging, yet expectations exist that a 1-year follow-up is the minimum requirement for clinical trials and research publications. The primary purpose of our study […]

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