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09.06.2021 | COVID-19 | Original Article Zur Zeit gratis

Initial assessment of framework for delivery of elective orthopaedic surgery in the United Kingdom following the COVID-19 pandemic

The world health organisation (WHO) announced a global pandemic on 11 March 2020 advising all countries to undertake “urgent and aggressive action” in response to the rapidly spreading 2019 novel coronavirus disease, termed COVID-19 [ 1 , 2 ]. Due …

08.06.2021 | Original Article

Comparison of tear characteristics, outcome parameters and healing in traumatic and non-traumatic rotator cuff tear: a prospective cohort study

The etiology of rotator cuff tears is multifactorial. Extrinsic factors like impingement from the acromion and intrinsic factors like alteration of rotator cuff morphology or vascularity can result in degenerative tears of rotator cuff tendons [ 1 …

02.06.2021 | COVID-19 | Original Article Zur Zeit gratis

Covid-19 orthopedic trauma patients characteristics and management during the first pandemic period: report from a single institution in Italy

The severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus (SarS-CoV-2 or COVID-19) has developed in China since December 2019, and quickly spread across the world, until the WHO declared it pandemic on March 11, 2020. China, Italy, Iran, USA, and Spain …

29.05.2021 | Review Open Access

Power-assisted pedicle screws placement: Is it as safe and as effective as manual technique? Narrative review of the literature and our technique

Pedicle screws are the gold standard in spine surgery, allowing a solid tricolumnar fixation which is unmatched by hooks and wires. The freehand technique is the most widely adopted for pedicle screws placing. While freehand technique has been …

26.05.2021 | Original Article

Results of in situ fixation of Andersson lesion by posterior approach in 35 cases

Andersson Lesion (AL) is an offbeat spinal complication of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) [ 1 ]. Many etiologies have been proposed for AL like inflammation, stress fracture, repeated trauma and infection [ 2 – 9 ]. It is a state of chronic mobile …

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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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