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Emerging Topics

Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

"Emerging topics" are cutting-edge subjects of Orthopaedics and Trauma, ranging from recent developments of rehab in high-level athletes to new arthroplasty designs like the dual mobility hip arthroplasty, from orthobiologics to THR taperosis. The Authors are internationally acknowledged opinion-leaders, whose view is freely shared through open access.

  1. Nonunions remain a significant burden in orthopedics, often afflicting young males of working age. Positive findings have been published using bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) and platelet-rich fibrin (...

    Authors: Alessandro Mazzotta, Cesare Stagni, Martina Rocchi, Nicola Rani, Nicolandrea Del Piccolo, Giuseppe Filardo and Dante Dallari
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2021 22:21
  2. Long bone non-union continues to be a significant worldwide problem. Since its inception over a decade ago, the ‘diamond concept’, a conceptual framework of what is essential for a successful bone healing resp...

    Authors: Paul Andrzejowski and Peter V. Giannoudis
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:21
  3. Reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) has been increasing as a surgical solution for treatment of recurrent lateral patellofemoral dislocation. Recent attention has been given to fibers e...

    Authors: Paolo Ferrua, Bradley M. Kruckeberg, Stefano Pasqualotto, Massimo Berruto, Pietro Randelli and Elizabeth A. Arendt
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:17
  4. Most athletes who undergo anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery plan to return to some level of sporting activity. However, rates of return to pre-injury sport are often less than might be ex...

    Authors: Kate E. Webster and Julian A. Feller
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2019 20:10
  5. Purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the latest research on the anterolateral ligament (ALL) and present the consensus of the ALL Expert Group on the anatomy, radiographic landmarks, biomechanics...

    Authors: Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet, Matthew Daggett, Jean-Marie Fayard, Andrea Ferretti, Camilo Partezani Helito, Martin Lind, Edoardo Monaco, Vitor Barion Castro de Pádua, Mathieu Thaunat, Adrian Wilson, Stefano Zaffagnini, Jacco Zijl and Steven Claes
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2017 18:449
  6. Trunnionosis is defined as wear of the femoral head–neck interface and has recently been acknowledged as a growing cause of total hip arthroplasty failure. Some studies have reported that it accounts for up to...

    Authors: Jaydev B. Mistry, Morad Chughtai, Randa K. Elmallah, Aloise Diedrich, Sidney Le, Melbin Thomas and Michael A. Mont
    Citation: Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2016 17:391