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ORTHOPAEDICS TODAY EUROPE is the official newspaper of EFORT.

Commentary

What is wrong with the cemented total hip?

Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen, MD

All-polyethylene tibial components may be appropriate for younger, active patients

Twin spine study: Genes and lumbar disc degeneration influence low back pain

Antibiotic infusion may provide high levels of concentration in knees revised for multiple infection

Antimicrobial agents helpful in preventing biofilm infections, study finds

Orthopaedics Today Europe top 5 articles from 2010

Elevated metal ion levels found in maternal, placental blood following metal-on metal hip arthroplasty

Infection, navigation among difficulties treating hindfoot blast trauma

Limiting hip resurfacing to appropriate patient population will aid in success

Long-term arthroplasty surveillance possible through patient self-reports

MoM hip resurfacing implants revised due to pseudotumor showed increased wear and edge loading

Operate on pediatric supracondylar humeral fractures within 24 hours, study suggests

OTE200 survey: Registry data

R.R. Vreden Institute focused on training and research before, during and after the Iron Curtain era

Slightly varus mechanical alignment may benefit many TKA patients

Tissue from failed THA suggests an immune-mediated response

Traumatically dislocated hips improve with reduction and arthroscopy to treat damage

Cover Story

National total joint registers foster quality care, patient satisfaction

In the Journals

Arthroscopic contracture release may restore elbow extension in athletes

Study backs conservative care, accelerated rehab for Achilles tendon rupture

High patient satisfaction seen with shoulder resurfacing

Severe preoperative varus may not affect results of posterior stabilized TKA

Metal ion levels after hip resurfacing level off and then rise again, similar in men and women