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Francesco Benazzo, Stefano M.P. Rossi, Alberto Combi, Sanjay Meena, and Matteo Ghiara

exposure, an extended approach may be needed in cases of stiff knee. The authors’ preferred extended approach is a tibial tubercle (TT) osteotomy as it permits good exposure and the risk of complications is lower than with other extended approaches

Mabua A. Chuene, Jurek R.T. Pietrzak, Allan R. Sekeitto, and Lipalo Mokete

between 4.5 and 6.3 million by 2050. 5 The mortality rate in hip fractures in the elderly is approximately 10% over the first month and 33% within the first year. 1 , 4 , 6 , 7 Peri-operative complications including gastrointestinal bleeding are

Thomas Kozak, Stefan Bauer, Gilles Walch, Saad Al-karawi, and William Blakeney

decrease in complications and a change in the indications for surgery. 3 An early expanded indication was primary osteoarthritis with loss of rotator cuff function. 4 Massive irreparable rotator cuff tear without osteoarthritis has also been an

Paul Hoogervorst, Peter van Schie, and Michel PJ van den Bekerom

open fractures, compromised skin, neurovascular complications or an additional fracture of the scapular neck (floating shoulder). 17 , 18 Others have described relative indications for operative management, which are displaced midshaft clavicle

Leonard Christianto Singjie, Reynaldo Halomoan, Ifran Saleh, Endrotomo Sumargono, and Erica Kholinne

wound complications (until the last follow-up). The clinical outcomes of patients using aspirin as a thromboprophylactic agent were compared to those with other agents. The Review Manager (RevMan version 5.4; Cochrane Collaboration, Oxford, United

Pieter Caekebeke, Joris Duerinckx, and Roger van Riet

impingement of the biceps tendon as it is rotated through pronation and supination. 9 Although some authors contest this statement, 18 a recent study warns that mechanical impingement might explain complications after anatomical reinsertion. 19

Chilan Bou Ghosson Leite, Patricia Moreno Grangeiro, Diego Ubrig Munhoz, Pedro Nogueira Giglio, Gilberto Luis Camanho, and Riccardo Gomes Gobbi

bone deformities. 7 Different devices are used for limb lengthening, including monolateral fixators, circular external fixators or intramedullary nail. Regardless of the method, complications may occur, 7 and one of the major concern relates

Mario Herrera-Pérez, Pablo Martín-Vélez, David González-Martín, Miguel Domínguez-Meléndez, Ahmed E Galhoum, Victor Valderrabano, and Sergio Tejero

and internal fixation (ORIF) is associated with a high rate of complications ( 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 ). Acute tibiotalocalcaneal (TTC) nailing has been used to treat osteoporotic ankle fractures with good results since 2005 ( 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6

Anoop Prasad, Richard Donovan, Manoj Ramachandran, Sebastian Dawson-Bowling, Steven Millington, Rej Bhumbra, Pramod Achan, and Sammy A. Hanna

UK. 5 That said, little information is available concerning the results of TKA in limbs affected by poliomyelitis. We therefore performed a systematic review of the literature to determine the outcomes, complications and survivorship of TKA in

Te-Feng Arthur Chou, Hsuan-Hsiao Ma, Shang-Wen Tsai, Cheng-Fong Chen, Po-Kuei Wu, and Wei-Ming Chen

to the relative immunocompromised status of KT patients. 4 On the other hand, postoperative complications are also a serious concern for orthopaedic surgeons. In current literature, there are several reports assessing the outcomes of total joint