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Surgical approach on combined chronic patellar tendon and bicruciate knee ligament injury (2024)
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Piedade, S. R., Górios, C., Spiezia, F., & Maffulli, N. (in press). Surgical approach on combined chronic patellar tendon and bicruciate knee ligament injury. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, 19(1), 319. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-024-04724-w

A combined injury of the patellar tendon and both the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments is disabling. It directly affects knee kinematics and biomechanics, presenting a considerable surgical challenge. In this complex and uncommon injury, dec... Read More about Surgical approach on combined chronic patellar tendon and bicruciate knee ligament injury.

Management of Medial Femorotibial Knee Osteoarthritis in Conjunction with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Deficiency: Technical Note and Literature Review (2024)
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Legnani, C., Ventura, A., Mangiavini, L., Maffulli, N., & Peretti, G. M. (in press). Management of Medial Femorotibial Knee Osteoarthritis in Conjunction with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Deficiency: Technical Note and Literature Review. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 13(11), Article 3143. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm13113143

In recent years, there has been increased interest in the management of medial femorotibial knee osteoarthritis (OA) in conjunction with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) deficiency. Traditional treatment modalities included conservative therapy, high... Read More about Management of Medial Femorotibial Knee Osteoarthritis in Conjunction with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Deficiency: Technical Note and Literature Review.

Physiotherapeutic and non-conventional approaches in patients with chronic low-back pain: a level I Bayesian network meta-analysis (2024)
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Baroncini, A., Maffulli, N., Schäfer, L., Manocchio, N., Bossa, M., Foti, C., …Migliorini, F. (in press). Physiotherapeutic and non-conventional approaches in patients with chronic low-back pain: a level I Bayesian network meta-analysis. Scientific Reports, 14(1), 11546. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-024-62276-9

Chronic low back pain (cLBP) is a major cause of disability and healthcare expenditure worldwide. Its prevalence is increasing globally from somatic and psychosocial factors. While non-pharmacological management, and in particular physiotherapy, has... Read More about Physiotherapeutic and non-conventional approaches in patients with chronic low-back pain: a level I Bayesian network meta-analysis.

Better outcomes using suture button compared to screw fixation in talofibular syndesmotic injuries of the ankle: a level I evidence-based meta-analysis. (2024)
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Migliorini, F., Maffulli, N., Cocconi, F., Schäfer, L., Bell, A., Katusic, D., & Vaishya, R. (in press). Better outcomes using suture button compared to screw fixation in talofibular syndesmotic injuries of the ankle: a level I evidence-based meta-analysis. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00402-024-05354-x

The present meta-analysis evaluated current level I clinical trials which compared the use of a suture button (SB) versus syndesmotic screw (SS) fixation techniques for syndesmosis injuries of the ankle. The outcomes of interest were to compare patie... Read More about Better outcomes using suture button compared to screw fixation in talofibular syndesmotic injuries of the ankle: a level I evidence-based meta-analysis..

Return to Sport at Preinjury Level is Common After Surgical Treatment of SLAP Lesions: A Systematic Review and a Meta-analysis. (2024)
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Gregori, P., Maffulli, N., Abboud, J., Za, P., Giurazza, G., Papalia, G. F., …Franceschetti, E. (in press). Return to Sport at Preinjury Level is Common After Surgical Treatment of SLAP Lesions: A Systematic Review and a Meta-analysis. Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review, 32(1), 2-11. https://doi.org/10.1097/JSA.0000000000000383

Patients undergoing surgery for Superior-Labrum-anterior-to-posterior (SLAP) lesions are often worried about their return to sport performance. This systematic review determined the rate of return to sport and return to sport at the previous level (R... Read More about Return to Sport at Preinjury Level is Common After Surgical Treatment of SLAP Lesions: A Systematic Review and a Meta-analysis..

Long head of biceps tendon augmentation for massive rotator cuff tears improves clinical results regardless of the number of tendons involved (2024)
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Savarese, E., Aicale, R., Torsiello, E., Bernardini, G., & Maffulli, N. (in press). Long head of biceps tendon augmentation for massive rotator cuff tears improves clinical results regardless of the number of tendons involved. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, https://doi.org/10.1002/ksa.12184

Purpose Management of massive rotator cuff tears (MRCTs) remains debated, and various arthroscopic and open techniques have been described for their management. Nevertheless, the optimal strategy remains unclear. The present study evaluated the clin... Read More about Long head of biceps tendon augmentation for massive rotator cuff tears improves clinical results regardless of the number of tendons involved.

Predictors of success of pharmacological management in patients with chronic lower back pain: systematic review (2024)
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Baroncini, A., Maffulli, N., Mian, M., Vaishya, R., Simeone, F., & Migliorini, F. (in press). Predictors of success of pharmacological management in patients with chronic lower back pain: systematic review. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, 19(1), Article 248. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-024-04741-9

Background Conservative management is recommended as the first therapeutic step in chronic low back pain (LBP), but there is no available evidence regarding the possible effect of patients’ baseline characteristics on the therapeutic outcomes. A sys... Read More about Predictors of success of pharmacological management in patients with chronic lower back pain: systematic review.

EFAS Score - Validation of Danish Version by the Score Committee of the European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS). (2024)
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Richter, M., Agren, P., Besse, J., Coester, M., Kofoed, H., Maffulli, N., …Johansen, J. K. (in press). EFAS Score - Validation of Danish Version by the Score Committee of the European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS). Foot and Ankle Surgery, S1268-7731(24)00069-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fas.2024.03.009

The Score Committee of the European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS) developed, validated, and published the EFAS Score in 13 languages. Currently, the Danish version completed data acquisition and underwent further validation. The data were collected p... Read More about EFAS Score - Validation of Danish Version by the Score Committee of the European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS)..

Management of rotator cuff injuries using allogenic platelet-rich plasma (2024)
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Gupta, A., Migliorini, F., & Maffulli, N. (in press). Management of rotator cuff injuries using allogenic platelet-rich plasma. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, 19(1), Article 165. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-024-04657-4

Rotator cuff injuries are a major cause of shoulder pain, affecting the quality of life and producing a significant burden on healthcare systems. Conservative management modalities are prioritized, resorting to surgery only when required. The field o... Read More about Management of rotator cuff injuries using allogenic platelet-rich plasma.

All-epiphyseal anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction yields superior sports performances than the trans-epiphyseal technique in skeletally immature patients: a systematic review (2024)
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Migliorini, F., Pilone, M., Memminger, M. K., Eschweiler, J., Giorgino, R., & Maffulli, N. (in press). All-epiphyseal anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction yields superior sports performances than the trans-epiphyseal technique in skeletally immature patients: a systematic review. Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 25(1), Article 7. https://doi.org/10.1186/s10195-024-00751-9

Background: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears in skeletally immature patients are increasingly common. Evidence comparing the outcomes of all-epiphyseal versus trans-epiphyseal ACL reconstruction in skeletally immature patients is limited, and t... Read More about All-epiphyseal anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction yields superior sports performances than the trans-epiphyseal technique in skeletally immature patients: a systematic review.

The pandemic is gone but its consequences are here to stay: avascular necrosis following corticosteroids administration for severe COVID-19 (2024)
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Migliorini, F., Maffulli, N., Shukla, T., D’Ambrosi, R., Singla, M., Vaish, A., & Vaishya, R. (in press). The pandemic is gone but its consequences are here to stay: avascular necrosis following corticosteroids administration for severe COVID-19. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, 19(1), Article 135. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-024-04556-8

Background In patients with COVID-19 infection and respiratory insufficiency, corticosteroid (CCS) administration is recommended. Among the wide range of complications and interactions, time-limited high-dose CCS administration might promote avascul... Read More about The pandemic is gone but its consequences are here to stay: avascular necrosis following corticosteroids administration for severe COVID-19.

Functional alignment in robotic-assisted total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review. (2024)
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Migliorini, F., Pilone, M., Schäfer, L., Simeone, F., Bell, A., & Maffulli, N. (in press). Functional alignment in robotic-assisted total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, 10.1007/s00402-023-05195-0. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00402-023-05195-0

The present study systematically reviewed current evidence on functional alignment (FA) in robotic total knee arthroplasty (TKA), discussing advantages and limitations, possible pitfalls, and prospects. This study was conducted according to the 2020... Read More about Functional alignment in robotic-assisted total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review..

Endoscopic peroneus brevis tendon transfer for chronic ruptures of the Achilles tendon: surgical technique (2024)
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Poeta, N., Maffulli, N., Bucolo, F., Charpail, C., Migliorini, F., & Guillo, S. (in press). Endoscopic peroneus brevis tendon transfer for chronic ruptures of the Achilles tendon: surgical technique. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, 19(1), Article 131. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-024-04534-0

Chronic Achilles tendon rupture is usually defined as a rupture diagnosed 4–6 weeks after injury. The management of chronic Achilles tendon rupture (CATR) is a topic of hot debate, and no consensus has been achieved. Surgical management of CATR is re... Read More about Endoscopic peroneus brevis tendon transfer for chronic ruptures of the Achilles tendon: surgical technique.

Surgical management of chronic Achilles tendon rupture: evidence-based guidelines (2024)
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Feng, S., Maffulli, N., Oliva, F., Saxena, A., Hao, Y., Hua, Y., …Ma, C. (in press). Surgical management of chronic Achilles tendon rupture: evidence-based guidelines. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, 19(1), Article 132. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-024-04559-5

Background Chronic Achilles tendon ruptures (CATR) often require surgical intervention to restore function. Despite numerous treatment modalities available, the optimal management strategy remains controversial given the limited high-quality evidenc... Read More about Surgical management of chronic Achilles tendon rupture: evidence-based guidelines.

Diagnosis and management of Achilles tendon ailments: the Scottish mist (2024)
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Maffulli, N., King, J. B., Migliorini, F., Chan, O., Padhiar, N., & Spiezia, F. (in press). Diagnosis and management of Achilles tendon ailments: the Scottish mist. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, 19(1), Article 130. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-024-04560-y

The diagnosis and management of Achilles tendon ailments continue to be widely discussed by the scientific community. Also, the nomenclature used to describe the tendinopathic lesion in patients changed over the last decades together with the evoluti... Read More about Diagnosis and management of Achilles tendon ailments: the Scottish mist.

Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in skeletally immature patients is effective: A systematic review (2024)
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Migliorini, F., Cocconi, F., Schäfer, L., Memminger, M. K., Giorgino, R., & Maffulli, N. (in press). Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in skeletally immature patients is effective: A systematic review. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 32(2), 418-431. https://doi.org/10.1002/ksa.12048

Purpose The present study evaluated the outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in children with open physes. The outcomes of interest were to compare the increase in joint laxity and PROMs from baseline to the last follow-up, th... Read More about Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in skeletally immature patients is effective: A systematic review.

Minimal clinically important difference (MCID), substantial clinical benefit (SCB), and patient-acceptable symptom state (PASS) in patients who have undergone total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review (2024)
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Migliorini, F., Maffulli, N., Schäfer, L., Simeone, F., Bell, A., & Hofmann, U. K. (in press). Minimal clinically important difference (MCID), substantial clinical benefit (SCB), and patient-acceptable symptom state (PASS) in patients who have undergone total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review. Knee Surgery & Related Research, 36(1), Article 3. https://doi.org/10.1186/s43019-024-00210-z

Background The present systematic review investigated the minimal clinically important difference (MCID), substantial clinical benefit (SCB), and patient-acceptable symptom state (PASS) of several frequent and established PROMs used to assess patien... Read More about Minimal clinically important difference (MCID), substantial clinical benefit (SCB), and patient-acceptable symptom state (PASS) in patients who have undergone total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review.

Antithrombotic prophylaxis following total hip arthroplasty: a level I Bayesian network meta-analysis (2024)
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Migliorini, F., Maffulli, N., Velaj, E., Bell, A., Kämmer, D., Hildebrand, F., …Eschweiler, J. (in press). Antithrombotic prophylaxis following total hip arthroplasty: a level I Bayesian network meta-analysis. Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 25(1), 1. https://doi.org/10.1186/s10195-023-00742-2

Background: Several clinical investigations have compared different pharmacologic agents for the prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism (VTE). However, no consensus has been reached. The present investigation compared enoxaparin, fondaparinux, aspirin... Read More about Antithrombotic prophylaxis following total hip arthroplasty: a level I Bayesian network meta-analysis.