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European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology

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12.07.2020 | Original Article Open Access

Factors associated with subsequent surgical procedures after intramedullary nailing for tibial shaft fractures

Tibial shaft fractures (TSFs) are frequently occurring injuries [ 1 ]. Intramedullary nailing (IMN) is widely considered the best treatment for these injuries because it provides good direct relative fracture stability whilst being minimally …

11.07.2020 | Technical Note

New approach to second metacarpophalangeal joint dislocation management: the SKY needling technique

Second metacarpophalangeal dislocation is a rare entity, wherein correct diagnosis can be achieved by careful and experienced clinical examination that must be followed by radiological examination. This mostly requires open reduction either by …

08.07.2020 | Original Article

Plate fixation versus intramedullary nailing of proximal humerus fractures: an ACS NSQIP-based comparative analysis over 8 years

Humeral shaft fractures comprise 3–5% of all fractures with an annual incidence of 13 per 100,000 per year [ 16 ]. This injury occurs in a bimodal distribution: high energy trauma in young adult males and low energy trauma in elderly females [ 19 …

07.07.2020 | Original Article

Achievement of optimal implant alignment using taper wedge stems with cup-first THA through the MIS antero-lateral approach

In total hip arthroplasty (THA), combined anteversion (CA) and the sum of the anteversion angles of the cup and stem are used as parameters to assess the appropriateness of overall prosthetic alignment [ 1 , 2 ]. In order to achieve an optimal CA …

07.07.2020 | Original Article

Early outcomes of magnetic intramedullary compression nailing for humeral fractures

Fractures of the humerus account for nearly 5–8% of all fractures, with the rate of nonunion following conservative management being 10–23% [ 1 – 6 ]. Treatment options for humeral shaft fractures depend on several patient factors, such as age …

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