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07.01.2022 | Original Article

bcl-2 and p53 as novel biomarkers for predicting malignant transformation in chronic osteomyelitis

Osteomyelitis is an inflammation involving the osteoarticular and medullary canal structures resulting in progressive damage to bone tissue. The histology characteristics of the bone and the ability of the bacteria to adapt to this particular …

06.01.2022 | Review

Management of prosthetic joint infections: a guidelines comparison

Each year, worldwide, several million prosthetic joints are implanted in patients for primary or secondary osteoarthritis [ 1 ]. Total joint arthroplasty is one of the most cost-effective interventions in orthopaedics and in medicine in general [ 2 …]. However, the most feared complications of joint prosthesis are their infections, serious conditions that lead to repeated surgical interventions and hospitalizations, high costs, and significant morbidity, even though the related mortality rate is low [

01.11.2021 | Original Article Open Access

Allergic reaction and metal hypersensitivity after shoulder joint replacement

Contact dermatitis is a common disease affecting up to 20% of the general population. Metals represent the most common allergens. In particular, nickel (Ni) sensitivity has been reported to have a prevalence of 11.4%, followed by cobalt (Co) at …

19.10.2021 | Original Article Open Access

Comparison of short-time functional outcomes after TKA between Multigen Plus CR and Physica KR prostheses

Despite the positive long-time survivorship of conventional total knee arthroplasty (TKA), a significant percentage of patients remain dissatisfied after surgery, with authors reporting patients being unsatisfied from 15 to 20% [ 1 , 2 ], and from …

15.10.2021 | Original Article

The role of virtual reality in knee arthroscopic simulation: a systematic review

Surgical training is crucial for orthopedics residents during their educational careers. It is mainly applied to arthroscopic surgery, where manual skills are essential. Halsted's model of "see one, do one, teach one" relies on the acquisition of …

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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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