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Volume 22 Supplement 2

All about the hip

Research

Publication of this supplement is sponsored by the Orthopedic and Traumatology School of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart - Rome. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. Supplement Editors did not handle peer review on any article that they co-authored. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no other competing interests.

Edited by Raffaele Vitiello, Giulio Maccauro and Francesco Liuzza.


  1. One of the most controversial aspects for maximizing outcomes after total hip arthroplasty (THA) remains the surgical approach to the hip joint. The posterior (PA) and lateral approaches (LA) are the two most ...

    Authors: Davide Castioni, Olimpio Galasso, Bruno Iannò, Michele Mercurio and Giorgio Gasparini
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22(Suppl 2):932
  2. Several studies have evaluated the survivorship and clinical outcomes of proximal femoral replacement (PFR) in complex primary and revision total hip arthroplasty with severe proximal femoral bone loss; howeve...

    Authors: Fabio Mancino, Vincenzo Di Matteo, Fabrizio Mocini, Giorgio Cacciola, Giuseppe Malerba, Carlo Perisano and Ivan De Martino
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22(Suppl 2):933
  3. The purpose of the study is to evaluate clinical and radiological outcomes in those patients with femoral head fracture, treated with open reduction and internal fixation through Gibson approach and Ganz flip ...

    Authors: Domenico De Mauro, Giuseppe Rovere, Amarildo Smakaj, Silvia Marino, Gianluca Ciolli, Andrea Perna, Concetto Battiato, Omar El Ezzo and Francesco Liuzza
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22(Suppl 2):961
  4. Intra-articular hip injections for osteoarthritis represent a useful instrument to reduce pain and disability in the common clinical practice. Several medications can be injected locally with different level o...

    Authors: Paola Emilia Ferrara, Sefora Codazza, Daniele Coraci, Giuseppe Malerba, Giorgio Ferriero and Gianpaolo Ronconi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22(Suppl 2):997
  5. Adult spinal deformities (ASD) represent a growing clinical condition related to chronic pain, disability and reduction in quality of life (QoL). A strong correlation among spinal alignment, spinopelvic parame...

    Authors: Andrea Perna, Luca Proietti, Amarildo Smakaj, Calogero Velluto, Maria Concetta Meluzio, Giuseppe Rovere, Daniela Florio, Gianfranco Zirio and Francesco Ciro Tamburrelli
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22(Suppl 2):999
  6. The septic arthritis of the hip is a complex condition characterized by a variety of clinical presentations, a challenging diagnosis and different surgical treatment options, including arthroscopy, resection a...

    Authors: Giovanni Balato, Vincenzo de Matteo, Tiziana Ascione, Roberto de Giovanni, Ernesto Marano, Maria Rizzo and Massimo Mariconda
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22(Suppl 2):1006
  7. Deep periprosthetic infection after total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a serious and challenging complication for the orthopedic surgeon. Muscular flaps may represent a valid management option for the treatment o...

    Authors: Giuseppe Rovere, Domenico De Mauro, Marco D’Orio, Camillo Fulchignoni, Maria Rosaria Matrangolo, Carlo Perisano, Antonio Ziranu and Elisabetta Pataia
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22(Suppl 2):1059
  8. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the use of the suprapectineal quadrilateral surface (QLS) plates associated with the anterior intrapelvic approach (AIP) to the acetabulum in the surgical treatment of a...

    Authors: Gianluca Ciolli, Domenico De Mauro, Giuseppe Rovere, Amarildo Smakaj, Silvia Marino, Lorenzo Are, Omar El Ezzo and Francesco Liuzza
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22(Suppl 2):1060
  9. Short-stem Hip Arthroplasty (SHA) are increasingly implanted in recent years thanks to their potential advantage in preserving metaphyseal bone-stock. Among them, the NANOS® short-stem implant demonstrated sat...

    Authors: Vincenzo De Santis, Nadia Bonfiglio, Mattia Basilico, Greta Tanzi Germani, Maria Rosaria Matrangolo, Angelo Carosini, Giuseppe Malerba and Giulio Maccauro
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 22(Suppl 2):1061
  10. Nowadays hip replacement is one of the most successful surgery in terms of clinical outcome and patient’s satisfaction. Therefore, the choice of biomaterials in hip replacement is increasingly important with t...

    Authors: Malerba Giuseppe, Basilico Mattia, Bonfiglio Nadia, Vitiello Raffaele, Ruberto Pasquale, D’ Adamio Stefano, Sirgiovanni Mattia, De Santis Vincenzo and Maccauro Giulio
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 22(Suppl 2):1062
  11. Femoral neck fractures (FNF) are one of the most common injury in the elderly. A valid radiographic classification system is mandatory to perform the correct treatment and to allow surgeons to facilitate commu...

    Authors: Gianpiero Cazzato, Maria Serena Oliva, Giulia Masci, Raffaele Vitiello, Alessandro Smimmo, Maria Rosaria Matrangolo, Osvaldo Palmacci, Stefano D’Adamio and Antonio Ziranu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 22(Suppl 2):1063
  12. Treatment of SCFE is still controversial, especially in moderate and severe forms. Dunn osteotomy performed with the Ganz approach became very popular in the last decade, although it is a complicated and chall...

    Authors: Giulio Gorgolini, Alessandro Caterini, Kristian Efremov, Lidio Petrungaro, Fernando De Maio, Ernesto Ippolito and Pasquale Farsetti
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 22(Suppl 2):1064
  13. Hip prosthetic replacement surgery is the gold standard for patients affected by symptomatic osteoarthritis. The ceramic-on-metal hybrid hard-on-hard bearing was initially launched on the market with the purpo...

    Authors: Giandomenico Logroscino, Michela Saracco, Giulio Maccauro, Andrea Urbani, Domenico Ciavardelli, Ada Consalvo, Daniele Ferraro and Francesco Falez
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 22(Suppl 2):1065
  14. Intertrochanteric and subtrochanteric non-union are rare but challenging complications. In the present study, we investigate the use of a 95° blade, in association with biological and mechanical augmentation, ...

    Authors: Giovanni Vicenti, Giuseppe Solarino, Davide Bizzoca, Filippo Simone, Giuseppe Maccagnano, Giacomo Zavattini, Guglielmo Ottaviani, Massimiliano Carrozzo, Claudio Buono, Domenico Zaccari and Biagio Moretti
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 22(Suppl 2):1067
  15. Hip megaprostheses are a long known reconstructive method in the treatment of proximal femur metastases. The use of cemented or uncemented stems is still matter of debate. The aim of this study to compare ceme...

    Authors: Maria Serena Oliva, Francesco Muratori, Raffaele Vitiello, Antonio Ziranu, Lorenzo Foschi, Giuseppe Rovere, Cesare Meschini, Domenico Andrea Campanacci and Giulio Maccauro
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 22(Suppl 2):1068
  16. Extracapsular proximal femur metastasis could be treated by synthesis or resection and megaprosthesis. No universal accepted guidelines are present in the literature. The aim of our study is to analyze of pati...

    Authors: Raffaele Vitiello, Carlo Perisano, Tommaso Greco, Luigi Cianni, Chiara Polichetti, Rocco Maria Comodo, Ivan De Martino, Vincenzo La Vergata and Giulio Maccauro
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 22(Suppl 2):1069

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