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Stephanie Marrannes, Klaas Victor, Nele Arnout, Tine De Backer, Jan Victor, and Thomas Tampere

Introduction Venous thromboembolism (VTE), including deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), is a well-known complication following orthopaedic surgery. In the absence of thromboprophylaxis, incidences up to 40% have been

Maria Beatriz Quaresma, José Portela, and Joaquim Soares do Brito

: Recurrence of disease Osteoarthrosis The need for knee arthroplasty Secondary outcomes: Articular effusion Pain Limited range of motion Complications due to surgery: infection or wound dehiscence

Catalin Cirstoiu, Bogdan Cretu, Sergiu Iordache, Mihnea Popa, Bogdan Serban, and Adrian Cursaru

resumed once the wound has healed. Monoclonal antibodies should be used with caution during the perioperative period due to the potential for infectious complications. Single bone metastases in the pre-fracture stage, or even with an associated fracture

Stijn E. W. Geraets, P. Koen Bos, and Johan van der Stok

that benefit from preoperative embolization in order to reduce perioperative blood loss or blood transfusion requirement. Therefore, we determined the effectiveness of embolization, the incidence of embolization-related complications, reduction in

Miklós Szendrői, Imre Antal, Attila Szendrői, Áron Lazáry, and Péter Pál Varga

metastasis, a small lesion or when the tumour can be excised without a demanding procedure, the tumour should be excised completely to avoid further local complications. In most cases, however, an intralesional approach with minimally invasive technique is

Maria A. Smolle, Dimosthenis Andreou, Per-Ulf Tunn, and Andreas Leithner

possible in many cases, leading to a steady decrease in the rate of amputations. 1 , 2 Long-term results of tumour endoprostheses are important to evaluate functional outcome for patients, possible complications and implant survival. The main

Catalin Cirstoiu, Bogdan Cretu, Bogdan Serban, Zsombor Panti, and Mihai Nica

margins; a durable reconstruction; low incidence of complications; and no negative effects on the adjuvant therapy protocol. Nowadays, a marginal or wide resection combined with adjuvant chemotherapy and followed by reconstruction is to be preferred over

Olga D. Savvidou, Panagiotis Koutsouradis, George D. Chloros, Ioannis Papanastasiou, Thomas Sarlikiotis, Aggelos Kaspiris, and Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos

with a success rate of 87% to 100%. 22 Radiofrequency thermal ablation has gained popularity as a cost-effective, minimally invasive method with lower morbidity and fewer complications compared to an open technique. 23 However, this technique

Daniel Kotrych, Andrea Angelini, Andrzej Bohatyrewicz, and Pietro Ruggieri

complications deriving from secondary dysfunctions of the axial and supportive functions of the spine and pelvis. Loss or dysfunction of any component of this complex anatomical system causes failure of other adjacent organs of movement, such as the hip joints

Julie J. Willeumier, Yvette M. van der Linden, Michiel A.J. van de Sande, and P.D. Sander Dijkstra

, the use of extensive reconstructions or large, complication-prone prostheses should not be pursued. Long-term survival (expected survival > six months) justifies and requires comprehensive surgery. Radiotherapy Palliative radiotherapy for