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Latest Review: Antibacterial coating of implants in orthopaedics and trauma: a classification proposal in an evolving panorama by Carlo Luca Romanò, Sara Scarponi, Enrico Gallazzi, Delia Romanò and Lorenzo Drago

Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2015 10:157

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Prof Anish Kadakia, Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Kadakia is an Associate Professor at Northwestern University. He is actively involved in research involving both biomechanical and clinically oriented projects. He has been active in the American Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Society (AOFAS) since 2007 and is involved with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.

Prof Nicola Maffulli, Editor-in-Chief

Prof Nicola Maffulli is a Consultant at Orthopaedic and Sports Injury Surgeons and is also Chair in Musculoskeletal Disorders in Salerno University School of Medicine, Honorary Chair in Sport and Exercise Medicine at Queen Mary University of London, and has a Visiting Professorship in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at Keele University School of Medicine. His particular scientific interests include physiopathology of sports injuries and arthroscopic techniques of the knee, foot and ankle.

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Highly accessed: Effect of bisphosphonates in preventing femoral periprosthetic bone resorption after primary cementless total hip arthroplasty: a meta-analysis by Xinyu Zhao, Dongcai Hu, Jun Qin, Rahul Mohanan and Liaobin Chen.

"Bone loss leading to aseptic loosening of the prosthesis and periprosthetic fracture is a mode of failure in cementless total hip arthroplasty (THA). The aim of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the effect of bisphosphonates in preventing femoral periprosthetic bone resorption following primary cementless THA zone by zone."

Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2015 10:65

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