Sandro Giannini

Summary

Affiliation: Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What's new in surgical options for hallux rigidus?
    Sandro Giannini
    Orthopaedic Department, University of Bologna, Instituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:72-83. 2004
  2. pmc Physical activity monitoring in obese people in the real life environment
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:47. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Autologous chondrocyte transplantation in osteochondral lesions of the ankle joint
    S Giannini
    Bologna University, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Italy
    Foot Ankle Int 22:513-7. 2001
  4. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of post-traumatic malalignment of the ankle
    Sandro Giannini
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bologna, Instituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via G C Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Injury 41:1208-11. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint The detached osteochondral fragment as a source of cells for autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) in the ankle joint
    S Giannini
    Orthopaedic Department, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 13:601-7. 2005
  6. pmc One-stage metatarsal lengthening by allograft interposition: a novel approach for congenital brachymetatarsia
    Sandro Giannini
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Bologna, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via G C Pupilli 1, Bologna, 40136, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:1933-42. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Histological and immunohistochemical analysis of an allogenic bone graft engineered with autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells in the treatment of a large segmental defect of the ulna. A case report
    Sandro Giannini
    Sixth Division, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via G C Pupilli 1, Bologna, Italy
    Chir Organi Mov 91:171-5. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The minimally invasive osteotomy "S.E.R.I." (simple, effective, rapid, inexpensive) for correction of bunionette deformity
    Sandro Giannini
    University of Bologna, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Foot Ankle Int 29:282-6. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Scapulopexy of winged scapula secondary to facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
    Sandro Giannini
    Orthopaedic Department, University of Bologna, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Rizzoli, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 449:288-94. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of neck hyperextension in duchenne muscular dystrophy by posterior interspinous fusion
    Sandro Giannini
    Orthopaedic Department, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1805-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications110 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint What's new in surgical options for hallux rigidus?
    Sandro Giannini
    Orthopaedic Department, University of Bologna, Instituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:72-83. 2004
  2. pmc Physical activity monitoring in obese people in the real life environment
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:47. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Autologous chondrocyte transplantation in osteochondral lesions of the ankle joint
    S Giannini
    Bologna University, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Italy
    Foot Ankle Int 22:513-7. 2001
    ..to 91/100 points at 24 months of follow up was obtained. Laboratory data have confirmed the presence of reconstructed cartilage with chondrocytes and expression of collagen II, characteristic of hyaline cartilage...
  4. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of post-traumatic malalignment of the ankle
    Sandro Giannini
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bologna, Instituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via G C Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Injury 41:1208-11. 2010
    ..Moreover, once a correct alignment of the joint is achieved, secondary surgery, if necessary, can be performed more easily, and with better results...
  5. ncbi request reprint The detached osteochondral fragment as a source of cells for autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) in the ankle joint
    S Giannini
    Orthopaedic Department, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 13:601-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the capacity of chondrocytes harvested from a detached osteochondral fragment to proliferate and to serve as a source of viable cells for ACI in the repair of ankle cartilage defects...
  6. pmc One-stage metatarsal lengthening by allograft interposition: a novel approach for congenital brachymetatarsia
    Sandro Giannini
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Bologna, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via G C Pupilli 1, Bologna, 40136, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:1933-42. 2010
    ..Congenital brachymetatarsia, a shortened metatarsal bone, can be corrected surgically by callus distraction or one-stage lengthening using bone graft...
  7. doi request reprint Histological and immunohistochemical analysis of an allogenic bone graft engineered with autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells in the treatment of a large segmental defect of the ulna. A case report
    Sandro Giannini
    Sixth Division, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via G C Pupilli 1, Bologna, Italy
    Chir Organi Mov 91:171-5. 2008
    ..For these reasons, we may hypothesise that the use of BMMCs has a role in the re-building of large segmental defects...
  8. doi request reprint The minimally invasive osteotomy "S.E.R.I." (simple, effective, rapid, inexpensive) for correction of bunionette deformity
    Sandro Giannini
    University of Bologna, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Foot Ankle Int 29:282-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to retrospectively evaluate the results of a series of 50 consecutive feet affected by symptomatic bunionette deformity treated by S.E.R.I. (simple, effective, rapid, inexpensive) osteotomy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Scapulopexy of winged scapula secondary to facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
    Sandro Giannini
    Orthopaedic Department, University of Bologna, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Rizzoli, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 449:288-94. 2006
    ..Level of Evidence: Therapeutic study, Level IV. See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  10. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of neck hyperextension in duchenne muscular dystrophy by posterior interspinous fusion
    Sandro Giannini
    Orthopaedic Department, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1805-9. 2006
    ..Seven patients affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy with neck hyperextension or poor head control in extension have undergone surgery consisting of posterior cervical interspinous fusion...
  11. doi request reprint Traumatic extrusion of the talus-delayed re-implantation with autologous bone marrow mononuclear cell addition: a case report
    Sandro Giannini
    Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Clinica Ortopedica Università degli Studi di Bologna, Italy
    Foot Ankle Int 29:101-4. 2008
  12. doi request reprint Arthroscopic autologous chondrocyte implantation in osteochondral lesions of the talus: surgical technique and results
    Sandro Giannini
    University of Bologna, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via G C Pupilli 1, 40136, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Sports Med 36:873-80. 2008
    ..Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) in the ankle was considered up to now an extremely technically demanding surgery with considerable morbidity for the patients...
  13. pmc Fixation of winged scapula in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
    Sandro Giannini
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bologna, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy, Via G Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Med Res 5:155-62. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Operative treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talar dome: current concepts review
    Sandro Giannini
    University of Bologna, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via G C Pupilli, 1, Bologna 40136, Italy
    Foot Ankle Int 25:168-75. 2004
    ..In this review, the aforementioned methods of operative treatment are examined and issues that are related to these methods are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Interdigital neuroma: clinical examination and histopathologic results in 63 cases treated with excision
    Sandro Giannini
    University of Bologna, Instituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via G C Pupilli, 1, Bologna 40136, Italy
    Foot Ankle Int 25:79-84. 2004
    ..The precise etiology of interdigital neuroma remains obscure...
  16. ncbi request reprint Treating work-injured patients in Europe. The Italian experience
    Sandro Giannini
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, University of Bologna, Via G C Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Foot Ankle Clin 7:429-40. 2002
    ..In fact, health care and economic aid are integrated with the safety and rehabilitation of the worker and his or her return to family, social, and working life...
  17. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of adult idiopathic cavus foot with plantar fasciotomy, naviculocuneiform arthrodesis, and cuboid osteotomy. A review of thirty-nine cases
    Sandro Giannini
    Orthopaedic Department, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:62-9. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint The treatment of severe posttraumatic arthritis of the ankle joint
    S Giannini
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:15-28. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Osteoarticular grafts in the treatment of OCD of the talus: mosaicplasty versus autologous chondrocyte transplantation
    Sandro Giannini
    Orthopaedic Department, University of Bologna, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via GC Pupilli, 1 Bologna, 40136, Italy
    Foot Ankle Clin 7:621-33. 2002
    ..The use of growth factors and new tissue engineering techniques in the future would simplify the methodology, rendering it less invasive and more effective...
  20. doi request reprint In vivo kinematics and kinetics of a bi-cruciate substituting total knee arthroplasty: a combined fluoroscopic and gait analysis study
    Fabio Catani
    Orthopaedic Surgery Department, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, via di Barbiano 1 10 40136 Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Res 27:1569-75. 2009
    ..e., accurate rotation-translation at the replaced knee and complete locomotion patterns at both lower limb joints, suggested that bi-cruciate substituting arthroplasty can restore physiological knee motion and normal overall function...
  21. doi request reprint One-step repair in talar osteochondral lesions: 4-year clinical results and t2-mapping capability in outcome prediction
    Sandro Giannini
    II Clinic of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Sports Med 41:511-8. 2013
    ..A recent one-step arthroscopic technique based on bone marrow-derived cell transplantation has achieved good results in repairing osteochondral lesions of the talus (OLTs), overcoming some of the drawbacks of older techniques...
  22. doi request reprint Early clinical results of the BOX ankle replacement are satisfactory: a multicenter feasibility study of 158 ankles
    Sandro Giannini
    Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    J Foot Ankle Surg 50:641-7. 2011
    ....
  23. pmc One-step bone marrow-derived cell transplantation in talar osteochondral lesions
    Sandro Giannini
    VI Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Via GC Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:3307-20. 2009
    ..These data suggest the one-step technique is an alternative for cartilage repair, permitting improved functional scores and overcoming the drawbacks of previous techniques...
  24. doi request reprint Fixation of HA-coated unicortical locking screws in a sheep gap model: a comparative biomechanical study
    Antonio Moroni
    Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Trauma 22:37-42. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether fixing a locking compression plate (LCP) with hydroxyapatite (HA)-coated screws provides improved biomechanical fixation and healing compared with standard screws under loaded conditions...
  25. doi request reprint Bipolar fresh osteochondral allograft of the ankle
    Sandro Giannini
    VI Divisione di Ortopedia e Traumatologia, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Italy
    Foot Ankle Int 31:38-46. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to describe a lateral trans-malleolar technique for BFOA, and to evaluate the results in a case series...
  26. doi request reprint A biomechanical and histological analysis of standard versus hydroxyapatite-coated pins for external fixation
    Antonio Moroni
    Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 86:417-21. 2008
    ..0005). Histological analysis showed good osteointegration of the two coated pin types. This study shows that HA-coating is more important for optimal pin fixation than the particular combination of design parameters used in each pin type...
  27. doi request reprint Does patient sex influence cartilage surgery outcome? Analysis of results at 5-year follow-up in a large cohort of patients treated with Matrix-assisted autologous chondrocyte transplantation
    Giuseppe Filardo
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via di Barbiano, 1 10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Am J Sports Med 41:1827-34. 2013
    ..Sexual dimorphism in humans has already been documented at different levels, and preliminary findings also suggest the importance of patient sex on clinical outcome in the treatment of cartilage lesions...
  28. doi request reprint The posterior iliac crest outperforms the anterior iliac crest when obtaining mesenchymal stem cells from bone marrow
    Michela Pierini
    Osteoarticular Regeneration Laboratory, 2nd Clinic of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1101-7. 2013
    ..In addition, we compared the expansion kinetics and multilineage differentiation potential of their culture-expanded progeny when processed to form mesenchymal stem cells...
  29. pmc Histological, histomorphometric and microtomographic analyses of retrieval hip resurfacing arthroplasty failed at different times
    Francesca Salamanna
    Rizzoli Research Innovation Technology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:47. 2013
    ..The objective of the study was to examine by a specific quantitative histomorphometry and microtomography (micro-CT) method the characteristics of bone quality and its microarchitecture in retrieved metal-on-metal HR...
  30. doi request reprint Allograft salvage procedure in multiple-revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Roberto Buda
    I Clinic of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna University, Via G C Pupilli 1, Bologna 40100, Italy
    Am J Sports Med 41:402-10. 2013
    ..An anatomic ACL reconstruction may therefore result in a demanding surgery, thus requiring 2 stages...
  31. doi request reprint How to treat osteochondritis dissecans of the knee: surgical techniques and new trends: AAOS exhibit selection
    Elizaveta Kon
    III Clinic of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna 20136, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e1(1-8). 2012
    ..Osteochondritis dissecans is a relatively common cause of knee pain. The aim of this study was to describe the outcomes of five different surgical techniques in a series of sixty patients with osteochondritis dissecans...
  32. doi request reprint Ankle bipolar fresh osteochondral allograft survivorship and integration: transplanted tissue genetic typing and phenotypic characteristics
    Simona Neri
    SC Laboratorio di Immunoreumatologia e Rigenerazione Tissutale Laboratorio RAMSES S N, G D, B G, A F, SC Clinica Ortopedica Traumatologica I F V, A R, R B, S G, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136 Bologna, Italy E mail address for S Neri E mail address for F Vannini E mail address for G Desando E mail address for B Grigolo E mail address for A Ruffilli E mail address for R Buda E mail address for A Facchini E mail address for S Giannini
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1852-60. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of recipient cells to colonize the allograft cartilage and to assess allograft cell phenotype...
  33. doi request reprint "One step" treatment of juvenile osteochondritis dissecans in the knee: clinical results and T2 mapping characterization
    Francesca Vannini
    II Clinic of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via G C Pupilli 1, Bologna 40136, Italy
    Orthop Clin North Am 43:237-44, vi. 2012
    ..The goal of this study is to evaluate and report the clinical and MRI findings for the treatment of OCD in the pediatric knee with bone marrow-derived cell transplantation by using a one-step surgical technique...
  34. doi request reprint Cartilage repair evolution in post-traumatic osteochondral lesions of the talus: from open field autologous chondrocyte to bone-marrow-derived cells transplantation
    Sandro Giannini
    II Clinic of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Via GC Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Injury 41:1196-203. 2010
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Platelet-rich plasma intra-articular knee injections for the treatment of degenerative cartilage lesions and osteoarthritis
    Giuseppe Filardo
    Biomechanics Laboratory III Clinic, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136, Bologna, Italy
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:528-35. 2011
    ..The main purpose of this study was to investigate the persistence of the beneficial effects observed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Hip resurfacing arthroplasty: a series of 140 consecutive hips with a minimum five year follow-up. A clinical, radiological and histological analysis
    Sandro Giannini
    Orthopaedic and Trauma Clinic II, University of Bologna, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    Hip Int 21:52-8. 2011
    ..0005). The survival after 6 years was 97.8% overall and 98.5% (excluding a post traumatic femoral neck fracture). These good medium-term results suggest that HR is an effective procedure in young and active patients...
  37. doi request reprint Three-dimensional implant position and orientation after total knee replacement performed with patient-specific instrumentation systems
    Francesco Cenni
    Movement Analysis Laboratory Clinical and Functional Evaluation of Prostheses, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Res 32:331-7. 2014
    ..9 mm in a proximo-distal direction and 4.2° in flexion. Good matching was found between final implantations and preoperative plans with mean discrepancies smaller than 3.1 mm and 1.9°...
  38. ncbi request reprint Early migration of the cemented tibial component of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: a radiostereometry study
    Andrea Ensini
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Centro di Ricerca Codivilla Putti, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136, Bologna, Italy
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 21:2474-9. 2013
    ..Implant-to-bone micromotion was measured together with relevant clinical outcomes...
  39. pmc The SERI distal metatarsal osteotomy and Scarf osteotomy provide similar correction of hallux valgus
    Sandro Giannini
    I Clinic of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:2305-11. 2013
    ..However, no data are available directly comparing the two procedures...
  40. doi request reprint Platelet-rich plasma intra-articular injection versus hyaluronic acid viscosupplementation as treatments for cartilage pathology: from early degeneration to osteoarthritis
    Elizaveta Kon
    Biomechanics Laboratory III Clinic, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    Arthroscopy 27:1490-501. 2011
    ..The aim of our study is to compare the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and viscosupplementation (hyaluronic acid [HA]) intra-articular injections for the treatment of knee cartilage degenerative lesions and osteoarthritis (OA)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus in young active patients
    Sandro Giannini
    Dept of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Bologna, Instituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via G C Pupilli I, 401 36 Bologna, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:28-41. 2005
  42. pmc Sagittal segmental alignment as predictor of adjacent-level degeneration after a cloward procedure
    Cesare Faldini
    Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Bologna, Ospedale Maggiore, Via GC Pupilli 1, 40136, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:674-81. 2011
    ..In followup studies, various authors have noted clinically relevant adjacent-level degeneration. However, factors associated with adjacent-level degeneration are not well known...
  43. doi request reprint In-vivo knee kinematics in rotationally unconstrained total knee arthroplasty
    Fabio Catani
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Res 29:1484-90. 2011
    ..3° (5.1-18.0°), respectively. The pivot point for these lines was found mostly in the central area of the base-plate. Nearly physiological range of axial rotation can be achieved at the replaced knee during activities of daily living...
  44. doi request reprint Arthroscopic autologous chondrocyte implantation in osteochondral lesions of the talus: mid-term T2-mapping MRI evaluation
    Milva Battaglia
    Service of Ecography and Radiology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:1376-84. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the mid-term results of a series of patients arthroscopically treated by ACI and investigate the nature of the repair tissue by MRI T2 mapping...
  45. ncbi request reprint Total hip arthroplasty in developmental hip dysplasia using cementless tapered stem. Results after a minimum 10-year follow-up
    Cesare Faldini
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bologna, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via G Pupilli 1, Bologna, Italy
    Hip Int 21:415-20. 2011
    ..The tapered stem achieved adequate stability and orientation, and may be a suitable option for total hip arthroplasty for arthritis following developmental hip dysplasia...
  46. ncbi request reprint Functional outcome of meniscal-bearing total ankle replacement: a gait analysis study
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 98:19-26. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to use gait analysis to compare the functional performance of patients who underwent TAR versus a control population...
  47. pmc Do ion levels in metal-on-metal hip resurfacing differ from those in metal-on-metal THA at long-term followup?
    Lucia Savarino
    Laboratory for Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:2964-71. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, concerns remain regarding wear and corrosion of the bearing surfaces and the resulting systemic metal ion distribution...
  48. doi request reprint Scaffolds for cartilage repair of the ankle joint: The impact on surgical practice
    Francesca Vannini
    II Clinic of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, University of Bologna, Via GC Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Foot Ankle Surg 19:2-8. 2013
    ..Ideal management of osteochondral lesions in the ankle joint is still theme of debate. Scaffold-based repair is emerging as a new approach for regenerative treatment...
  49. ncbi request reprint Bipolar fresh osteochondral allograft for the treatment of glenohumeral post-traumatic arthritis
    Sandro Giannini
    Clinical Orthopaedic and Traumatology Unit II, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:1953-7. 2012
    ..Aim of this report is to describe an original technique for BFOA implantation in the shoulder and to describe the clinical and histological results at 30-month follow-up...
  50. doi request reprint Efficient isolation and enrichment of mesenchymal stem cells from bone marrow
    Michela Pierini
    Bone Regeneration Laboratory, 2nd Clinic of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    Cytotherapy 14:686-93. 2012
    ..The BD Vacutainer® Cell Preparation Tube™ (CPT) was conceived to separate mononuclear cells from peripheral blood. The main goal of this study was to verify whether MSC could be isolated from BM using the CPT...
  51. doi request reprint Muscle activity around the knee and gait performance in unicompartmental knee arthroplasty patients: a comparative study on fixed- and mobile-bearing designs
    Fabio Catani
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:1042-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the functional recovery of patients with mobile UKA versus fixed-bearing designs by state-of-the-art gait analysis and, in particular, by assessing muscular activity...
  52. pmc Position of the prosthesis components in total ankle replacement and the effect on motion at the replaced joint
    Francesco Cenni
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136, Bologna, Italy
    Int Orthop 36:571-8. 2012
    ..In some cases of total ankle replacement, perfect alignment of the prosthetic components is not achieved. This study analyses the extent to which component positioning is critical for the final range of motion...
  53. pmc Total ankle replacement compatible with ligament function produces mobility, good clinical scores, and low complication rates: an early clinical assessment
    Sandro Giannini
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2746-53. 2010
    ..Unlike all current prostheses, the new design uses nonanatomically shaped components on the tibia and talus and a fully conforming interposed meniscal bearing...
  54. ncbi request reprint Hydroxyapatite-coated external fixation pins
    Antonio Moroni
    Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Bologna University, Italy
    Expert Rev Med Devices 2:465-71. 2005
    ..0001). These studies demonstrate that with the use of hydroxyapatite-coated pins, no deterioration of pin fixation occurs, and that there is no significant pin loosening and infection, regardless of bone type and loading conditions...
  55. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional patellar motion at the natural knee during passive flexion/extension. An in vitro study
    Claudio Belvedere
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Centro di Ricerca Codivilla Putti, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Res 27:1426-31. 2009
    ..Their consistence provides fundamental information to understand orthopedic treatment of the knee and for possible relevant measurements intraoperatively...
  56. pmc A minimally invasive technique for surgical treatment of hallux valgus: simple, effective, rapid, inexpensive (SERI)
    Sandro Giannini
    I Clinic of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, University of Bologna, Italy
    Int Orthop 37:1805-13. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to analyse a series of 1,000 consecutive cases of hallux valgus, surgically treated by the minimally invasive SERI technique, reporting results at mid-term follow-up...
  57. doi request reprint Ultrastructural analysis of human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells during in vitro osteogenesis and chondrogenesis
    Gabriella Teti
    Dipartimento di Scienze Anatomiche Umane e Fisiopatologia dell Apparato Locomotore, University of Bologna, Via Irnerio 48, Bologna 40126, Italy
    Microsc Res Tech 75:596-604. 2012
    ..This study demonstrated that there are morphological features associated with the undifferentiated and differentiated states of the MSCs, which could be utilized as new parameters for identifying and classifying these cells...
  58. doi request reprint Early radial head excision for displaced and comminuted radial head fractures: considerations and concerns at long-term follow-up
    Cesare Faldini
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bologna, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Trauma 26:236-40. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to retrospectively review the outcomes of patients with comminuted radial head fractures surgically treated with early radial head excision...
  59. ncbi request reprint Improvement of the bone-screw interface strength with hydroxyapatite-coated and titanium-coated AO/ASIF cortical screws
    Antonio Moroni
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bologna University, Rizzoli Institute, Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Trauma 16:257-63. 2002
    ..To evaluate whether coating AO/ASIF screws with osteoconductive materials can improve bone-screw fixation...
  60. doi request reprint Alignment deviation between bone resection and final implant positioning in computer-navigated total knee arthroplasty
    Fabio Catani
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:765-71. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the alignment deviation caused by standard impaction of the tibial and femoral components following bone resections with use of navigation control...
  61. ncbi request reprint Femoral rollback of cruciate-retaining and posterior-stabilized total knee replacements: in vivo fluoroscopic analysis during activities of daily living
    Silvia Fantozzi
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, Universita di Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Res 24:2222-9. 2006
    ..Articular surface conformity restores physiological rollback in the presence of a spine-cam mechanism, but not coherently in the presence of the posterior cruciate ligament...
  62. pmc To what extent does leg length discrepancy impair motor activity in patients after total hip arthroplasty?
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Italy
    Int Orthop 34:1115-21. 2010
    ..There is biomechanical evidence that a limb lengthening of up to two centimetres after THA in general does not need to be corrected by means of a contralateral shoe lift. Individual decisions to the contrary need to be justified...
  63. ncbi request reprint Osteoporotic pertrochanteric fractures can be successfully treated with external fixation
    Antonio Moroni
    Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, University of Bologna, Via G C Pupilli I, 401 36 Bologna, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:42-51. 2005
  64. ncbi request reprint Clinical and biomechanical assessment of patella resurfacing in total knee arthroplasty
    Lisa Berti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:610-6. 2006
    ..This study compares the biomechanics of the knee in patients after total knee arthroplasty with and without patellar resurfacing during stair climbing...
  65. doi request reprint Posterior ankle impingement
    Sandro Giannini
    University of Bologna, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    Foot Ankle Int 34:459-65. 2013
    ..Finally, anomalous muscles have also been described as a cause of posterior impingement...
  66. doi request reprint Matrix-assisted autologous chondrocyte transplantation for cartilage regeneration in osteoarthritic knees: results and failures at midterm follow-up
    Giuseppe Filardo
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Sports Med 41:95-100. 2013
    ..Young patients with osteoarthritic knees are a challenging population because of a combination of high functional demands and limited indication for joint replacement...
  67. doi request reprint Kinematics of the three components of a total ankle replacement: in vivo fluoroscopic analysis
    Francesco Cenni
    Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Movement Analysis Laboratory, Via di Barbiano, Bologna, Italy
    Foot Ankle Int 33:290-300. 2012
    ..This study analyzed the pattern of motion of the three components of a ligament-compatible ankle replacement, developed to replicate normal joint kinematics. Materials and..
  68. doi request reprint A prospective, randomised, controlled trial using a Mg-hydroxyapatite - demineralized bone matrix nanocomposite in tibial osteotomy
    Dante Dallari
    Orthopaedic and Traumathological Department I, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, Bologna, Italy
    Biomaterials 33:72-9. 2012
    ..More significant results could be obtained by continuing the clinical trial, by increasing the patient number and the study power. Eventually, the role of non-resorbed graft remnants is still unclear and requires further investigation...
  69. pmc Effects of an adapted physical activity program in a group of elderly subjects with flexed posture: clinical and instrumental assessment
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 5:32. 2008
    ....
  70. pmc Cervical disc herniation and cervical spondylosis surgically treated by Cloward procedure: a 10-year-minimum follow-up study
    Cesare Faldini
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Via G Pupilli 1, 40136, Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Traumatol 11:99-103. 2010
    ....
  71. pmc Effects of freezing on the biomechanical and structural properties of human posterior tibial tendons
    Sandro Giannini
    Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute Orthopaedic Clinic, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int Orthop 32:145-51. 2008
    ..Therefore, when choosing an allograft tendon, particular care is needed to choose a biomechanically suitable graft...
  72. ncbi request reprint Alendronate improves screw fixation in osteoporotic bone
    Antonio Moroni
    Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, University of Bologna, Via GC Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:96-101. 2007
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint State of the art review: techniques to avoid pin loosening and infection in external fixation
    Antonio Moroni
    Ninth Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna University, Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Trauma 16:189-95. 2002
    ..The purpose of this manuscript is to review techniques of optimizing the interface between the bone and pin in external fixation to minimize pin loosening and infection...
  74. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous and minimally invasive techniques of Achilles tendon repair
    Francesco Ceccarelli
    Orthopaedic Department, University of Parma, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 458:188-93. 2007
    ..The two groups were isokinetically similar. In this study, the percutaneous and minimally invasive techniques of repair of the Achilles tendon yielded essentially identical clinical and functional outcomes...
  75. ncbi request reprint Dynamic hip screw compared with external fixation for treatment of osteoporotic pertrochanteric fractures. A prospective, randomized study
    Antonio Moroni
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bologna University, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via G C Pupilli, 1, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:753-9. 2005
    ..Therefore, we compared the two treatments in a clinical trial of elderly patients with pertrochanteric fracture...
  76. doi request reprint Viscosupplementation for grade II osteoarthritis of the ankle: a prospective study at 18 months' follow-up
    Deianira Luciani
    School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via Pupilli 1, Bologna, Italy
    Chir Organi Mov 92:155-60. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the results in terms of pain and disability of intra-articular injections of hyaluronan derivates into the ankle joint in patients suffering from grade II primary or secondary osteoarthritis of the ankle...
  77. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus by open-field autologous chondrocyte implantation: a 10-year follow-up clinical and magnetic resonance imaging T2-mapping evaluation
    Sandro Giannini
    VI Division of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via G C Pupilli 1, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Sports Med 37:112S-8S. 2009
    ..Furthermore, magnetic resonance imaging T2 mapping is becoming an increasingly used method for noninvasive assessment of repair tissue in the knee, but no experience on the ankle has been reported...
  78. pmc Congenital hip dysplasia treated by total hip arthroplasty using cementless tapered stem in patients younger than 50 years old: results after 12-years follow-up
    Cesare Faldini
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Via G Pupilli 1, 40136, Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Traumatol 12:213-8. 2011
    ..We assessed a series of patients affected by developmental hip dysplasia treated with total hip arthroplasty using cementless tapered stem and here we report the outcomes at long-term follow-up...
  79. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic surgery in fragility osteopathy
    Sandro Giannini
    II Orthopaedics and Trauma Clinic, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, University of Bologna, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:40-2. 2011
    ..These positive results should be confirmed at a longer follow-up in a large cohort of patients...
  80. pmc Does ion release differ between hip resurfacing and metal-on-metal THA?
    Antonio Moroni
    VI Division, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:700-7. 2008
    ..Level of Evidence: Level III, therapeutic study. See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  81. doi request reprint Diagnosis of flexible flatfoot in children: a systematic clinical approach
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Orthopedics 34:94. 2011
    ..Functional assessment by specific tests should be included in the examination, as evidence exists that morphology and function are not necessarily related...
  82. ncbi request reprint Resurrection of hip resurfacing: what is the evidence?
    Antonio Moroni
    Bologna University, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via G C Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Expert Rev Med Devices 3:755-62. 2006
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  83. pmc Bone mineral density of the proximal femur recovers after metal-on-metal hip resurfacing
    Matteo Cadossi
    University of Bologna, Italy
    Clin Cases Miner Bone Metab 7:135-9. 2010
    ..HR preserves the bone-stock of the proximal femur. When the femoral component is implanted in a valgus position BMD is further enhanced, thus potentially reducing the risk of femoral neck fractures...
  84. doi request reprint Mesenchymal stem cells and platelet lysate in fibrin or collagen scaffold promote non-cemented hip prosthesis integration
    Barbara Dozza
    Bone Regeneration Laboratory, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Res 29:961-8. 2011
    ..3 ± 3.1%) compared to the control group (mean 0.2 ± 0.1%). The results indicate that MSC and PL in a fibrin or collagen scaffold can promote NB formation around an uncemented hip prosthesis stem...
  85. ncbi request reprint Migration of cemented stem and restrictor after total hip arthroplasty: a radiostereometry study of 25 patients with Lubinus SP II stem
    Fabio Catani
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    J Arthroplasty 20:244-9. 2005
    ..Therefore, stem tip migration occurred at the bone-cement interface. Key words: total hip arthroplasty, anatomic stem, radiostereometry, subsidence, bone-cement interface...
  86. pmc Nonoperative treatment of closed displaced midshaft clavicle fractures
    Cesare Faldini
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bologna, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via G C Pupilli 1, 40136, Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Traumatol 11:229-36. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper was to report the results of treating closed displaced midshaft clavicle fractures nonoperatively...
  87. ncbi request reprint Clinicoradiographic assessment of flexible flatfoot in children
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 100:463-71. 2010
    ..Radiographic assessment is still used to evaluate flexible flatfoot in children...
  88. pmc Aseptic forearm nonunions treated by plate and opposite fibular autograft strut
    Cesare Faldini
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Segreteria Università, University of Bologna, Via GC Pupilli 1, 40136, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2125-34. 2009
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint The stability of the cemented tibial component of total knee arthroplasty: posterior cruciate-retaining versus posterior-stabilized design
    Fabio Catani
    Istituti Ortopedici, Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    J Arthroplasty 19:775-82. 2004
    ..Consequently, we suggest that restoring the original posterior slope of the tibial plateau must be a goal of tibial component implantation...
  90. doi request reprint Unusual supero-medial iliac fatigue stress fracture
    Milva Battaglia
    Service of Echography and Radiology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via G C Pupilli 1, 40136, Bologna, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 41:103-6. 2012
    ..Although the fracture was evident on the MRI, the findings were subtle and overlooked. The fracture was later confirmed by CT and radiograph, showing the reparative process...
  91. ncbi request reprint Fixation strength of tapered versus bicylindrical hydroxyapatite-coated external fixation pins: an animal study
    Antonio Moroni
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna University, Via G C Pupilli, 1, Bologna, 40136, Italy
    J Biomed Mater Res 63:61-4. 2002
    ..Therefore, both pin types are recommended for tibial fixation. However, the tapered pins showed higher extraction torque, an important result for external fixation treatments...
  92. doi request reprint Advance in the treatment of aneurysmal bone cyst of the sacrum
    Davide Donati
    II Orthopaedic and Traumatology Clinic, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    Skeletal Radiol 40:1461-6. 2011
    ..The outcome of both procedures is reported. In addition, the treatment technique of CT-guided percutaneous injections of demineralized bone matrix mixed with bone marrow concentrate is described...
  93. doi request reprint Platelet-rich plasma: intra-articular knee injections produced favorable results on degenerative cartilage lesions
    Elizaveta Kon
    Department of Orthopaedic and Sports Trauma, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:472-9. 2010
    ..0005). The preliminary results indicate that the treatment with PRP injections is safe and has the potential to reduce pain and improve knee function and quality of live in younger patients with low degree of articular degeneration...
  94. ncbi request reprint The effects of vitamin D receptor polymorphism on secondary hyperparathyroidism and bone density after renal transplantation
    Sandro Giannini
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    J Bone Miner Res 17:1768-73. 2002
    ..0.17). We can conclude that the VDR genotype polymorphism affects bone density of renal transplant recipients via its effects on the severity of SHPT...
  95. ncbi request reprint Role of passive structures in the mobility and stability of the human subtalar joint: a literature review
    Rita Stagni
    Dipartimento Elettronica Informatica Sistemistica, Universita di Bologna, Italy
    Foot Ankle Int 24:402-9. 2003
    ..Recent studies have described the subtalar joint as a structure with no degrees of unresisted freedom, i.e., motion from the single neutral position is attained only by deformation of the ligaments and of the articular surfaces...
  96. ncbi request reprint Technique tip: a technique for harvesting corticocancellous bone grafts from the proximal tibia
    Francesca Vannini
    Orthopaedics, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 27:648-9. 2006
  97. ncbi request reprint Combined percutaneous internal and external fixation of type-C tibial plafond fractures. A review of twenty-two cases
    Mario Manca
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:109-15. 2002
  98. pmc Effects of biophysical stimulation in patients undergoing arthroscopic reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligament: prospective, randomized and double blind study
    Francesco Benazzo
    IRCCS Foundation, Orthopaedic and Traumatology Department, S Matteo Hospital Institute, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 16:595-601. 2008
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Gait analysis with an integrated system for functional assessment of talocalcaneal coalition
    Claudia Giacomozzi
    Department of Technology and Health, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 96:107-15. 2006
    ..Surgical treatment of talocalcaneal coalition seems to be effective in restoring more physiologic subtalar and forefoot motion and loading patterns...
  100. ncbi request reprint Preventing osteoporotic fractures with bisphosphonates: a review of the efficacy and tolerability
    Tahir Masud
    Clinical Gerontology Research Unit, Department of Medicine, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:89-98. 2003
    ..This review provides a comprehensive overview of the anti-fracture efficacy of bisphosphonates at the spine, hip, and non-vertebral sites...
  101. doi request reprint Fat-free mass and fat mass reference values by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) in a 20-80 year-old Italian population
    Alessandra Coin
    Clinica Geriatrica, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Universita di Padova, Padova
    Clin Nutr 27:87-94. 2008
    ..To establish reference values for fat-free mass (FFM), the FFM index (FFMI), fat mass (FM) and the FM index (FMI) in an Italian adult population, developing percentile distribution curves for age brackets between 20 and 80 years...