Carlo Impallomeni

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Fitek cementless cups have been adopted in our department in 1989. The first 100 consecutive Fitek implants were analyzed clinically (Harris hip score) and radiographically (anteroposterior and lateral x-rays) with a mean follow-up of 9.7 years. We did not have any case of cup loosening or any other problem requiring cup revision. In this series, we had 86(More)
From May 1993 to January 1997, a total of 130 humeral fractures and nonunions were treated using an "elastic" unreamed nail. The elastic nail consists of a cylindrical proximal component tapered for the application of the impactor-extractor, distally containing the proximal ends of four or five secondary nails preloaded to diverge and held together by a(More)
The treatment of SL, especially in some cases, is mostly surgical. This lesion can be considered an extremely localised kyphosis (only two vertebrae) or a localized (sub-)luxation: at most hearetically pre-operative reduction should represent the first stage of the treatment, also because reduction makes further surgery easier and enables us to obtain the(More)
A 9-month-old neutered male cat was referred because of left forelimb lameness. Physical examination, laboratory analysis, and radiographic examination of the entire skeleton were performed. The radiographic diagnosis was bilateral radio-ulnar synostosis with secondary elbow malformation. A comparison between clinical and radiographic findings of the cat(More)
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