Alberto Diara

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Bone–patellar tendon autograft is probably the most widely used graft for ACL reconstruction. Several methods for graft fixation have been described. To avoid intra-articular hardware we adopt biological fixation with a femoral conical press-fit fixation. A prospective study was performed on 40 consecutive active athletes who underwent ACL reconstruction(More)
Between July 1983 and December 1986 50 fractures of the tibia were treated by osteosynthesis with two crossed Ender nails and plaster or functional bracing. There was only one case of pseudarthrosis; in 6 cases there was axial deviation not exceeding 5 degrees and shortening not exceeding 6 mm. In our opinion this procedure has many biological and(More)
Severely comminuted and wide open fractures of the femoral shaft, with or without condylar involvement, have always been very difficult to deal with order to assess the quantitative. Over a period of ten years, 35 "problem" fractures, selected from a series of 129 femoral shaft fractures, were managed by "functional treatment" with the aim of avoiding the(More)
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