Alexandros S Nenopoulos

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BACKGROUND There are only a few studies with long-term follow-up of distal clavicular injuries in children and their treatment is not clearly defined. The purpose of our study is to suggest a new classification system according to the fracture pattern and the degree of the displacement, to evaluate the long-term follow-up and also to propose an algorithm(More)
BACKGROUND Proximal tibial physeal injuries are quite rare, but their complications can be of great importance. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of this injury on the axis and length of a child's limb. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study focused on 12 patients with proximal physeal injury of the tibia (8 boys and 4 girls; mean age at the(More)
BACKGROUND Proximal humeral fractures in elderly patients present with severe comminution and osteoporotic bone quality. Reverse shoulder arthroplasty has lately been proven beneficial in treating patients with complex proximal humeral fractures. The above technique is recommended and has better results in elderly than in younger individuals. METHODS We(More)
BACKGROUND Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is an incurable joint disorder, representing a major public health issue. Among options for symptom control, viscosupplementation with hyaluronic acid (HA) had established usefulness in pain and function improvement of the knee. However, it is not clear which form of HA yields better results. MATERIAL AND METHODS We(More)
AIM Distal tibial fractures with intra-articular involvement during childhood are injuries with potentially severe complications if not treated promptly. Daily clinical practice indicates that sole use of plain radiographs may lead to misdiagnosis and subsequent erroneous selection of suitable treatment. The role of computed tomography (CT) in the(More)
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