Luca Capuano

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Hamstring tendon autograft has become a popular graft choice for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, but there is no consensus on the ideal technique of fixation. We performed a pilot randomized controlled study to compare the clinical and mechanical outcome of two femoral fixation techniques for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction(More)
BACKGROUND Fatigue is reported by many adults at the moment of diagnosis of coeliac disease and during follow-up. AIM To evaluate the prevalence, characteristics and associations of fatigue in adult coeliac disease patients. METHODS The investigated sample comprised adults from Campania, Italy. A total of 130 coeliac disease patients were consecutively(More)
The results of late surgery for symptomatic proximal migration of the radius after resection of the radial head for trauma are usually disappointing. Ulnar variance increases when the interosseous membrane is disrupted. Its integrity should be assessed to predict the results of further surgery. We describe a 29-year-old patient in whom distraction(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to assess the functional outcome of patients who had undergone elbow arthroscopy, evaluating the correlation between three elbow scoring systems and the patients' subjective perception of satisfaction METHODS Fourteen patients who had undergone elbow arthroscopy were retrospective reviewed to evaluate the correlation between(More)
Nitric oxide (NO) is a simple molecule, highly conserved across species with important effects on several physiological mechanisms. In the cardiovascular system, NO is tonically released by the endothelial cells in response to shear stress to maintain vascular tone. This effect is due to the relaxation of the vascular smooth muscle cells in the medium layer(More)
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