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JOINTS is the official publication of SIGASCOT (Italian Society of the Knee, Arthroscopy, Sports traumatology, Cartilage and Orthopaedic Technology).

It is an online open acccess journal and publishes papers on clinical and basic research, review articles, technical notes, case reports, and editorials about the latest developments in knee surgery, arthroscopy, sports traumatology, cartilage, orthopaedic technology, upper limb, and related rehabilitation. Letters to the Editor and comments on the Journalʼs content are always welcome.

Vol. 4 (No. 3) 2016 July-September

  1. Knee surgery, arthroscopy, sports traumatology, cartilage repair and technology in orthopaedics: looking for a possible unifying concept for joint care
    Milano G.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2016.4.3.133
  2. Clinical outcome of design modifications to the CLS Spotorno Stem in total hip replacement
    Graceffa G., Indelli P.F., Latella L., Poli P., Fulco A., Marcucci M.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2016.4.3.134
  3. Microfracture versus microfracture and platelet-rich plasma: arthroscopic treatment of knee chondral lesions. A two-year follow-up study
    Mancò A., Goderecci R., Rughetti A., De Giorgi S., Necozione S., Bernardi A., Calvisi V.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2016.4.3.142
  4. A new anterolateral surgical approach for total hip replacement
    Grano G.F., Pavlidou M., Todesco A., Palermo A., Molfetta L.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2016.4.3.148
  5. Arthroscopic fixation of coronoid process fractures through coronoid tunnelling and capsular plication
    Arrigoni P., D'Ambrosi R., Cucchi D., Nicoletti S., Guerra E.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2016.4.3.153
  6. Chronic knee extensor mechanism lesions in total knee arthroplasty: a literature review
    Cottino U., Deledda D., Rosso F., Blonna D., Bonasia D.E., Rossi R.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2016.4.3.159
  7. From loose body to osteochondritis dissecans: a historical account of disease definition
    Tarabella V., Filardo G., Di Matteo B., Andriolo L., Tomba P., Viganò A., Marcacci M.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2016.4.3.165
  8. Rockwood grade I and II acromioclavicular injuries: as benign as commonly believed?
    North A.S.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2016.4.3.171
  9. Biological enhancement of graft-tunnel healing in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Saccomanno M.F., Capasso L., Fresta L., Milano G.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2016.4.3.174
  10. Posterior tibial tendon displacement behind the tibia and its interposition in an irreducible isolated ankle dislocation: a case report and literature review
    Ortolani A., Bevoni A., Russo A., Marcacci M., Girolami M.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2016.4.3.183
  11. Semitendinosus and gracilis free muscle-tendon graft for repair of massive rotator cuff tears: surgical technique
    Gigante A., Bottegoni C., Milano G., Riccio M., Dei Giudici L.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2016.4.3.189

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  1. Extensor mechanism realignment procedures in the treatment of patellofemoral instability
    Momoli A., Modena M., Giaretta S.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2013.1.2.021
  2. Posterior cruciate ligament-retaining and posterior-stabilized total knee arthroplasty: differences in surgical technique
    D'Anchise R., Andreata M., Balbino C., Manta N.
  3. Osteochondritis dissecans of the talus
    Zanon G., Di Vico G., Marullo M.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2014.2.3.115
  4. Calcific tendinitis of the shoulder
    De Carli A., Pulcinelli F., Delle Rose G., Pitino D., Ferretti A.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2014.2.3.130
  5. Patellofemoral instability: classification and imaging
    Berruto M., Ferrua P., Carimati G., Uboldi F., Gala L.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2013.1.2.007
  6. One-step bone marrow-derived cell transplantation in talarosteochondral lesions: mid-term results
    Buda R., Vannini F., Cavallo M., Baldassarri M., Natali S., Castagnini F., Giannini S.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2013.1.3.102
  7. Leukocyte-poor PRP application for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis
    Filardo G., Kon E., Di Matteo B., Di Marino A., Sessa A., Merli M.L., Marcacci M.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2013.1.3.112
  8. 50 up! Our vision and dream for our “orange journal”
    Milano G.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2014.2.3.101
  9. Treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the knee with a biomimetic scaffold. A prospective multicenter study
    Delcogliano M., Menghi A., Placella G., Speziali A., Cerulli G., Carimati G., Pasqualotto S., Berruto M.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2014.2.3.102
  10. First patellar dislocation: from conservative treatment to return to sport
    Respizzi S., Cavallin R.
    doi: 10.11138/jts/2014.2.3.141

Early View (Articles)

  1. Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and rehabilitation: predictors of functional outcome
    Della Villa F., Ricci M., Perdisa F., Filardo G., Gamberini J., Caminati D., Della Villa S.
  2. High tibial osteotomy in varus knees: indications and limits
    Corgiat Loia M., Vanni S., Rosso F., Bonasia D.E., Bruzzone M., Dettoni F., Rossi R.