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Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

Including Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine

Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery OnlineFirst articles

24.05.2019 | Orthopaedic Surgery Open Access

Navigation versus experience: providing training in accurate lumbar pedicle screw positioning

Pedicle screw (PS) placement, which is considered complex and technically demanding, is a widely used technique for surgical correction of deformities, degeneration, infection, malignancy, and trauma of the spine. Adequate PS placement presents an …

24.05.2019 | Orthopaedic Surgery Open Access

Body image, self-esteem, and quality of life in patients with primary malignant bone tumors

Primary malignant bone tumors are among the rarest types of cancer [ 1 ]. In the United States, these entities are responsible for only 0.2% of all malignant neoplasia diagnosed per year [ 2 ]. Two of the most common primary malignant bone tumors …

24.05.2019 | Orthopaedic Surgery Open Access

Comparative study of sacroiliac screw placement guided by 3D-printed template technology and X-ray fluoroscopy

Since the development of transportation and acceleration of urbanization, the sacroiliac joint complex injury caused by high-energy trauma is more and more common [ 1 ]. The sacroiliac joint, as a junction of the body and lower limb, plays a key …

24.05.2019 | Hip Arthroplasty

Contamination rate of the surgical gowns during total hip arthroplasty

Despite multiple efforts to reduce complications during orthopedic surgeries, periprosthetic joint infections (PJIs) still affect approximately 2% of total joint replacement patients, with major functional and economic implications. Contamination …

23.05.2019 | Handsurgery

Practicability of a locking plate for difficult pathologies of the scaphoid

Instable fractures as well as nonunions of the scaphoid need to be treated by surgery. Left untreated, the scaphoid nonunion collapses into a humpback deformity and the lunate, together with the proximal pole, into a dorsal intercalated segment …

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"Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery" is a rich source of instruction and information for physicians in clinical practice and research in the extensive field of orthopaedics and traumatology. The journal publishes papers that deal with diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system from all fields and aspects of medicine. The journal is particularly interested in papers that satisfy the information needs of orthopaedic clinicians and practitioners. The journal places special emphasis on clinical relevance.

"Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery" is the official journal of the German Speaking Arthroscopy Association (AGA).

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