Rocco Paolo Pitto

Summary

Affiliation: Middlemore Hospital
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis against fat and bone-marrow embolism during total hip arthroplasty reduces the incidence of postoperative deep-vein thrombosis: a controlled, randomized clinical trial
    Rocco Paolo Pitto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Auckland, Middlemore Hospital, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:39-48. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of a computer-assisted navigation system for total knee replacement
    R P Pitto
    University of Auckland, and Department of Orthopaedics, Middlemore Hospital, 93311 Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:601-5. 2006
  3. pmc Acetabular reconstruction in developmental hip dysplasia using reinforcement ring with a hook
    Rocco P Pitto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Private Bag 93 311, New Zealand
    Int Orthop 28:202-5. 2004
  4. pmc Antibiotic-loaded bone cement spacers in two-stage management of infected total knee arthroplasty
    R P Pitto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int Orthop 28:129-33. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Alternative bearing surfaces in total hip arthroplasty: zirconia-alumina pairing. Contribution or caveat?
    R P Pitto
    University of Auckland, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, Private Bag 93 311, Otahuhu, Auckland 6, New Zealand
    Acta Orthop Belg 68:242-50. 2002
  6. pmc Pre-formed articulating knee spacer in two-stage revision for the infected total knee arthroplasty
    R P Pitto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int Orthop 29:305-8. 2005
  7. pmc Osteomyelitis in Polynesian children
    Melissa Rossaak
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int Orthop 29:55-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Inter-observer validation study of quantitative CT-osteodensitometry in total knee arthroplasty
    Keryn Reilly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:729-31. 2007
  9. pmc Retroacetabular stress-shielding in THA
    Rocco P Pitto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:353-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Functional outcome of femoral peri prosthetic fracture and revision hip arthroplasty: a matched-pair study from the New Zealand Registry
    Simon W Young
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Orthop 79:483-8. 2008

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis against fat and bone-marrow embolism during total hip arthroplasty reduces the incidence of postoperative deep-vein thrombosis: a controlled, randomized clinical trial
    Rocco Paolo Pitto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Auckland, Middlemore Hospital, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:39-48. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that an operative technique designed for the prevention of fat and bone-marrow embolism can also reduce the incidence of postoperative deep-vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism...
  2. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of a computer-assisted navigation system for total knee replacement
    R P Pitto
    University of Auckland, and Department of Orthopaedics, Middlemore Hospital, 93311 Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:601-5. 2006
    ..This is the first study designed to assess the accuracy of a clinically-validated navigation system. It demonstrates in vitro accuracy of the image-free navigation system in both normal and abnormal leg alignment settings...
  3. pmc Acetabular reconstruction in developmental hip dysplasia using reinforcement ring with a hook
    Rocco P Pitto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Private Bag 93 311, New Zealand
    Int Orthop 28:202-5. 2004
    ..Three rings showed progressive translation and/or rotation at the 2-year follow-up and were rated probably loose...
  4. pmc Antibiotic-loaded bone cement spacers in two-stage management of infected total knee arthroplasty
    R P Pitto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int Orthop 28:129-33. 2004
    ..Last but not the least, the cost of spacers represents only a small fraction of the total expenses for management of infected knee arthroplasties...
  5. ncbi request reprint Alternative bearing surfaces in total hip arthroplasty: zirconia-alumina pairing. Contribution or caveat?
    R P Pitto
    University of Auckland, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, Private Bag 93 311, Otahuhu, Auckland 6, New Zealand
    Acta Orthop Belg 68:242-50. 2002
    ..Further in-vitro and in-vivo investigations are required to define the value of this alternative bearing surface...
  6. pmc Pre-formed articulating knee spacer in two-stage revision for the infected total knee arthroplasty
    R P Pitto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int Orthop 29:305-8. 2005
    ..The mean Knee Society functional score during spacer management was rated 75 points and was rated 84 points at the latest follow-up. No device-related complication was observed...
  7. pmc Osteomyelitis in Polynesian children
    Melissa Rossaak
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int Orthop 29:55-8. 2005
    ..Further research is required to identify whether genetic predisposition or social and environmental circumstances are involved in this phenomenon...
  8. ncbi request reprint Inter-observer validation study of quantitative CT-osteodensitometry in total knee arthroplasty
    Keryn Reilly
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:729-31. 2007
    ..Quantitative computed tomography (CT) osteodensitometry has been used to measure the change in bone density post-operatively. We sought to validate the inter-observer reliability of these measurements...
  9. pmc Retroacetabular stress-shielding in THA
    Rocco P Pitto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:353-8. 2008
    ..In contrast, we observed only moderate cortical bone density changes. The decrease of periacetabular cancellous bone density with retention of cortical bone density after THA suggests stress transfer to the cortical bone...
  10. doi request reprint Functional outcome of femoral peri prosthetic fracture and revision hip arthroplasty: a matched-pair study from the New Zealand Registry
    Simon W Young
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Orthop 79:483-8. 2008
    ..We analyzed functional outcome for revision THA following periprosthetic fracture, and compared this to the outcome of elective revision THA performed for aseptic loosening...
  11. pmc Accuracy of computer-assisted navigation for femoral head resurfacing decreases in hips with abnormal anatomy
    Rocco P Pitto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Private Bag 93311, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2310-7. 2009
    ..The use of image-free navigation for the positioning of the femoral component appears questionable in these settings...
  12. ncbi request reprint Periacetabular bone changes after uncemented total hip arthroplasty evaluated by quantitative computed tomography
    Lutz Arne Mueller
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Acta Orthop 77:380-5. 2006
    ..We introduced a novel method of computed tomography (CT)-assisted osteodensitometry...
  13. ncbi request reprint Acetabular cortical and cancellous bone density and radiolucent lines after cemented total hip arthroplasty: a prospective study using computed tomography and plain radiography
    Lutz Arne Mueller
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Am Waldkrankenhaus St Marien, Rathsberger Str 57, 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:909-17. 2007
    ..In addition we analyzed the efficacy of CT in detecting radiolucent lines around the acetabular component compared to plain radiography...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Wagner spherical osteotomy of the acetabulum. Surgical technique
    Michael Schramm
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuremberg, Waldkrankenhaus, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:73-80. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term clinical and radiographic results of spherical acetabular osteotomy, performed with the surgical technique described by Wagner, in patients with hip dysplasia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Treatment of the dysplastic acetabulum with Wagner spherical osteotomy. A study of patients followed for a minimum of twenty years
    Michael Schramm
    Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:808-14. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term clinical and radiographic results of spherical acetabular osteotomy, performed with the surgical technique described by Wagner, in patients with hip dysplasia...
  16. pmc Uncemented acetabular components with polyethylene or alumina liners
    Rainer Schmidt
    Department of Orthopaedics, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Int Orthop 27:85-9. 2003
    ..No hip required revision, and there was no radiographic evidence of aseptic loosening in either group. Mean Harris hip score was 94.7 (87.1-99) points in the polyethylene group and 93 (88.5-100) points in the alumina group...
  17. ncbi request reprint Inter- and intraobserver assessment of periacetabular osteodensitometry after cemented and uncemented total hip arthroplasty using computed tomography
    Rainer Schmidt
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Erlangen Nuernberg, Rathsberger Str 57, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 125:291-7. 2005
    ..This study was initiated to evaluate the reproducibility of a novel method for measuring the periacetabular bone density after insertion of cemented and uncemented acetabular cups using CT in vivo...