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Publication Name World Journal of Orthopedics
Manuscript ID 74560
Country/Territory Italy
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ISSN 2218-5836 (online)
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Category Orthopedics
Manuscript Type Retrospective Study
Article Title Distal femur complex fractures in elderly patients treated with megaprosthesis: Results in a case series of 11 patients
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Fabio Zanchini, Antonio Piscopo, Valerio Cipolloni, Federico Fusini, Stefano Cacciapuoti, Davide Piscopo, Charlotte Pripp, Luigi Aurelio Nasto and Enrico Pola
Author(s) ORCID Number
Fabio Zanchini http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6438-3395
Antonio Piscopo http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9898-7872
Valerio Cipolloni http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8778-3105
Federico Fusini http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4223-8485
Stefano Cacciapuoti http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8688-3523
Davide Piscopo http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9997-4208
Charlotte Pripp http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2165-3559
Luigi Aurelio Nasto http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3291-9911
Enrico Pola http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5350-3910
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding Author Enrico Pola, PhD, Professor, Orthopaedics and Traumatology Division, Multidisciplinary Department of Medical-Surgical and Dental Specialties, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli" School of Medicine, Via del Sole 10, Naples 80138, Italy. enrico.pola@unicampania.it
Key Words Knee; Joint replacement; Megaprosthesis; Elderly; Distal femur fracture
Core Tip We evaluated safety and efficacy of a knee megaprosthesis in the setting of complex fractures of the distal femur in elderly patients with a short-term follow-up. We retrospectively evaluated 11 patients over the age of 85 treated with distal femoral replacement with a fully porous coated metaphyseal sleeve for acute fractures of the distal femur with a minimum follow-up of 2 years. During our study period we observed stability of the implants and improvement in the Visual Analogical Scale, Oxford Knee Score, range of motion, Barthel Index, quality of life and survival.
Publish Date 2022-05-13 06:08
Citation Zanchini F, Piscopo A, Cipolloni V, Fusini F, Cacciapuoti S, Piscopo D, Pripp C, Nasto LA, Pola E. Distal femur complex fractures in elderly patients treated with megaprosthesis: Results in a case series of 11 patients. World J Orthop 2022; 13(5): 454-464
URL https://www.wjgnet.com/2218-5836/full/v13/i5/454.htm
DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.5312/wjo.v13.i5.454
Full Article (PDF) WJO-13-454.pdf
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Manuscript File 74560_Auto_Edited.docx
Answering Reviewers 74560-Answering reviewers.pdf
Audio Core Tip 74560-Audio core tip.m4a
Biostatistics Review Certificate 74560-Biostatistics statement.pdf
Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 74560-Conflict-of-interest statement.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 74560-Copyright license agreement.pdf
Signed Informed Consent Form(s) or Document(s) 74560-Informed consent statement.pdf
Institutional Review Board Approval Form or Document 74560-Institutional review board statement.pdf
Non-Native Speakers of English Editing Certificate 74560-Language certificate.pdf
Peer-review Report 74560-Peer-review(s).pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 74560-Scientific editor work list.pdf