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Formerly La Chirurgia degli Organi di Movimento


15.07.2019 | Original Article

Long-term results of Zweymüller SLL femoral stem in revision hip arthroplasty for stage II and IIIA femoral bone defect: a 9–15-year follow-up study

Femoral revision after total hip arthroplasty may be a complex procedure even for experienced surgeons. Loosening of the femoral stem can be associated with a wide spectrum of bone loss that represents the most important factor for choosing the …

27.06.2019 | Original Article

The subacromial balloon spacer for massive irreparable rotator cuff tears: approximately 3 years of prospective follow-up

The choice for the treatment strategy of patients with symptomatic irreparable massive rotator cuff tears (RCT) is challenging. Various treatment options all have different clinical outcomes [ 1 ]. When a rotator cuff tear is still reparable, a …

26.06.2019 | Original Article

Double-plate fixation together with bridging bone grafting in nonunion of femoral supracondylar, subtrochanteric, and shaft fractures is an effective technique

According to the definition provided by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), nonunion is the failure of complete healing of a bone fracture during the 9 months after injury. This time can differ based on the type of fractured bone, type and …

25.06.2019 | Original Article

Comparative study of the influence of adductor canal block plus multimodal periarticular infiltration versus combined adductor canal block, multimodal periarticular infiltration and intra-articular epidural catheter ropivacaine infiltration on pain relief after total knee arthroplasty: a prospective study

Total knee arthroplasty is generally associated with intense pain in the immediate postoperative period, and good pain relief during the hospital stay not only improves overall patient satisfaction but also facilitates early rehabilitation [ 1 , 2 …

24.06.2019 | Original Article

A comparative study evaluating the role of adductor canal block catheter versus intraarticular analgesic infusion on knee pain and range of motion in the immediate postoperative period: a prospective multicenter trial

Postoperative pain after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is an important determinant of hospital stay and rehabilitation and thereby functional outcome. Adductor canal block (ACB) and intraarticular analgesic infiltration through catheters (IAC) are …

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Musculoskeletal Surgery - Formerly La Chirurgia degli Organi di Movimento founded in 1917, is a peer-reviewed journal published three times a year, and aims at being international in scope and readership, as reflected by its editorial team, gathering experts from around the globe. The journal is indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE and is available in its electronic format at

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