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BACKGROUND An engaging Hill-Sachs lesion is a defect of the humeral head, large enough to cause locking of the humeral head against the anterior corner of the glenoid rim when the arm is at 90° of abduction and more than 30° of external rotation. HYPOTHESIS When Bankart lesions are associated with engaging Hill-Sachs defects, simultaneous Bankart repair(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to translate the Oxford Hip Score (OHS) into Italian and to evaluate the psychometric properties by testing the feasibility, internal consistency, reproducibility, construct validity, and responsiveness in patients with hip osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS The OHS Italian version was developed and evaluated in(More)
PURPOSE To cross-culturally adapt and validate the Italian version of the Manchester-Oxford Foot Questionnaire (MOXFQ) in patients affected by hallux valgus. METHODS The MOXFQ was translated into Italian and culturally adapted following the forward and backward translation method. A sample of 172 patients with hallux valgus was asked to fill in the MOXFQ(More)
Tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis is aimed to block the ankle joint motion in cases of severe osteoarthritis, avascular necrosis of the talus and/or failure of arthroplasty operations. This systematic review was carried out to evaluate the clinical outcome after tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis using intramedullary nail either open and arthroscopically assisted.(More)
Cartilage defects represent a common problem in orthopaedic practice. Predisposing factors include traumas, inflammatory conditions, and biomechanics alterations. Conservative management of cartilage defects often fails, and patients with this lesions may need surgical intervention. Several treatment strategies have been proposed, although only surgery has(More)
INTRODUCTION The unique anatomy of the hip is challenging, and has slowed the progress of hip arthroscopy. The aim of this review is to provide an updated synthesis of existing clinical evidence on hip arthroscopy. SOURCES OF DATA A systematic computerized literature search was conducted by two independent reviewers using an iterative manipulation process(More)
INTRODUCTION Double-bundle (DB) anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is becoming increasingly common. However, no definitive data on the superiority of DB reconstruction have been shown when compared with single-bundle (SB) ACL reconstruction. SOURCES OF DATA We performed a comprehensive search of PubMed, Medline, Cochrane, CINAHL and Embase(More)
Two cases of laryngeal adenoid cystic carcinoma (1 supraglottic, 1 subglottic) are reported, particular attention being paid to diagnosis and treatment. The literature on this topic has been reviewed, in order to describe the natural course and the different treatments of this tumour. The authors underline the difficulty in evaluating the effectiveness of(More)
Intervertebral disc degeneration (IVD) is a frequent pathological condition. Conservative management often fails, and patients with IVD degeneration may require surgical intervention. Several treatment strategies have been proposed, although only surgical discectomy and arthrodesis have been proved to be predictably effective. The aim of biological(More)
Purpose. In the last few years, evidence has emerged to support the possible association between increased BMI and susceptibility to some musculoskeletal diseases. We systematically review the literature to clarify whether obesity is a risk factor for the onset of tendinopathy. Methods. We searched PubMed, Cochrane Central, and Embase Biomedical databases(More)