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  • The 20-year outcome of the Charnley arthroplasty in younger and older patients 

    Hartofilakidis, G.; Karachalios, T.; Karachalios, G. (2005)
    The purpose of this study is to present the 20-year outcome of 206 Charnley low-friction arthroplasties done by the same surgeon on 181 patients who were separated into two age groups (younger and older). In Group A (76 ...
  • The 2003 Marshall R. Urist Award Paper - Genetic background of osteonecrosis: Associated with thrombophilic mutations? 

    Zalavras, C. G.; Vartholomatos, G.; Dokou, E.; Malizos, K. N. (2004)
    Intravascular coagulation is considered a major pathogenetic mechanism for nontraumatic osteonecrosis. The aim of our study was to evaluate the association of thrombophilic factor V G1691A mutation (factor V Leiden) and ...
  • Absence of linkage to chromosomes 6q and 16p in a Greek population with knee osteoarthritis 

    Tsezou, A.; Karachalios, T.; Fytili, P.; Giannatou, E.; Christodoulou, K.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Malizos, K. N. (2006)
    Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common age-related debilitating disease of the joints characterized by degeneration of the articular cartilage which leads to joint pain, discomfort, and immobility. Several risk factors have been ...
  • Acute calcific tendinitis of the longus colli muscle: case report and review of the literature 

    Zibis, A. H.; Giannis, D.; Malizos, K. N.; Kitsioulis, P.; Arvanitis, D. L. (2013)
    Purpose Acute calcific tendinitis of the longus colli muscle (or retropharyngeal tendinitis) is an aseptic inflammatory process characterized by acute posterior neck pain, neck stiffness and dysphagia or odynophagia. ...
  • Agonist and antagonist strength of ankle musculature in basketball players aged 12 to 17 years 

    Gerodimos, V.; Manou, V.; Stavropoulos, N.; Kellis, E.; Kellis, S. (2006)
    Muscle strength and balance around the lower limb joints may play an important role for performance and injury prevention in basketball. The purpose of this study was to examine isokinetic "functional" and "conventional" ...
  • Analysis of failures after vascularized fibular grafting in femoral head necrosis 

    Malizos, K. N.; Quarles, L. D.; Dailiana, Z. H.; Rizk, W. S.; Seaber, A. V.; Urbaniak, J. R. (2004)
    Evaluation of graft-host bone interactions after failed vascularized fibular grafting of femoral head necrosis may elucidate the reasons for failure of the procedure. According to the authors' study, the vascularized fibula ...
  • Anatomic Double-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Anatomic Aimers 

    Christel, P.; Sahasrabudhe, A.; Basdekis, G. (2008)
    Graft positioning is a key issue in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and even more sensitive in double-bundle reconstruction, where 2 tunnels have to be drilled within the ACL footprints at both the femoral ...
  • Ancient Schwannoma of the Hand 

    Vlychou, M.; Dailiana, Z. H. (2011)
    Ancient schwannoma is a schwannoma subtype, characterized by extensive degeneration and diffuse hypocellular areas. These changes are believed to occur because it takes a long time for ancient schwannomas to develop. ...
  • Ankle and Foot Contributions to Extreme Plantar- and Dorsiflexion in Female Ballet Dancers 

    Russell, J. A.; Shave, R. M.; Kruse, D. W.; Koutedakis, Y.; Wyon, M. A. (2011)
    Background: Female ballet dancers require extreme ankle motion. The objective of this study was to quantify the relative contributions of the ankle and various foot joints to extreme plantarflexion (PF) and dorsiflexion ...
  • Ankle and foot osteomyelitis: Treatment protocol and clinical results 

    Malizos, K. N.; Gougoulias, N. E.; Dailiana, Z. H.; Varitimidis, S.; Bargiotas, K. A.; Paridis, D. (2010)
    Introduction A management protocol for ankle and foot osteomyelitis and the outcome in 84 patients treated in a unit with special interest in musculoskeletal infection, is presented Patients and methods Patients' mean age ...
  • Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using the Bio-TransFix femoral fixation device and anteromedial portal technique 

    Hantes, M. E.; Dailiana, Z.; Zachos, V. C.; Varitimidis, S. E. (2006)
    The cross-pin femoral fixation technique for soft tissue grafts is a popular option in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. One of these devices is the Bio-TransFix (Arthrex Inc., Naples, FL, USA) which provides ...
  • THE arcOGEN CONSORTIUM: STAGE 1 OF A GENOME-WIDE ASSOCIATION SCAN FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS 

    Panoutsopoulou, K.; Southam, L.; Rayner, W.; Zhai, G.; Beazley, C.; Arden, N.; Carr, A.; Chapman, K.; Deloukas, P.; Doherty, M.; McCaskie, A.; Olher, W.; Ralston, S.; Spector, T.; Valdes, A.; Wallis, G.; Wilkinson, M.; Arden, E.; Battley, K.; Blackburn, H.; Blanco, F.; Bumpstead, S.; Cupples, A.; Day-Williams, A.; Dixon, K.; Dohertys, S.; Elliott, K.; Evangelou, E.; Felson, D.; Gomez-Reino, J.; Gonzalez, A.; Gordon, A.; Gwilliam, R.; Hofman, A.; Hunt, S.; Ioannidis, J.; Jonsdottir, I.; Keen, R.; Kerkhof, H.; Kloppenburg, M.; Koller, N.; Lakenberg, N.; Lane, N.; Lee, A.; Meulenbelt, I.; Nevitt, M.; O'Neill, F.; Parimi, N.; Potter, S.; Rego-Perez, I.; Riancho, J.; Sherburn, K.; Slagboom, E.; Styrkarsdottir, U.; Sumillera, M.; Swift, D.; Tsezou, A.; Uitterlinden, A.; van Meurs, J.; Watkins, B.; Wheeler, M.; Mitchelle, S.; Zhu, Y.; Zmuda, J.; Zeggini, E.; Loughlin, J.; Arc, Ogen Consortium (2010)
  • Arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis 

    Gougoulias, N. E.; Agathangelidis, F. G.; Parsons, S. W. (2007)
    Background: Arthroscopic arthrodesis has been used mainly for in situ fusion of arthritic ankles without deformity. This paper presents the application of arthroscopic arthrodesis of ankles with marked deformity. Methods: ...
  • Arthroscopic meniscal repair with an absorbable screw: results and surgical technique 

    Hantes, M. E.; Kotsovolos, E. S.; Mastrokalos, D. S.; Ammenwerth, J.; Paessler, H. H. (2005)
    The results of a new method for arthroscopic all-inside meniscus repair using a biodegradable cannulated screw (Clearfix meniscal screw) were assessed in a medium-term follow-up prospective study. The Clearfix meniscal ...
  • Arthroscopic meniscal repair: a comparative study between three different surgical techniques 

    Hantes, M. E.; Zachos, V. C.; Varitimidis, S. E.; Dailiana, Z. H.; Karachalios, T.; Malizos, K. N. (2006)
    The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate and compare the results of arthroscopic meniscal repair using three different techniques. Between January 2002 and March 2004, 57 patients who met the inclusion criteria ...
  • Arthroscopic Repair for Chronic Anterior Shoulder Instability A Comparative Study Between Patients With Bankart Lesions and Patients With Combined Bankart and Superior Labral Anterior Posterior Lesions 

    Hantes, M. E.; Venouziou, A. I.; Liantsis, A. K.; Dailiana, Z. H.; Malizos, K. N. (2009)
    Background: Although labrum lesions in patients with chronic anterior shoulder instability may not only involve detachment of the anteroinferior labrum but a lesion of the superior glenoid labrum as well, no studies have ...
  • Asporin and knee osteoarthritis in patients of Greek origin 

    Kaliakatsos, M.; Tzetis, M.; Kanavakis, E.; Fytili, P.; Chouliaras, G.; Karachalios, T.; Malizos, K.; Tsezou, A. (2006)
    Ostearthritis (OA) is characterized by focal areas of loss of the articular cartilage in synovial joints, associated with varying degrees of osteophyte formation, subchondral bone change and synovitis. The Asporin (ASPN) ...
  • Association of a nsSNP in ADAMTS14 to some osteoarthritis phenotypes 

    Rodriguez-Lopez, J.; Pombo-Suarez, M.; Loughlin, J.; Tsezou, A.; Blanco, F. J.; Meulenbelt, I.; Slagboom, P. E.; Valdes, A. M.; Spector, T. D.; Gomez-Reino, J. J.; Gonzalez, A. (2009)
    Objective: To investigate the effect in OA (Osteoarthritis) susceptibility of putative damaging changes in ADAM (A Disintegrin And Metalloprotease) and ADAMTS (ADAM with ThromboSpondin motif proteases. Methods: Non-synonymous ...
  • Association of KLOTHO Gene Polymorphisms with Knee Osteoarthritis in Greek Population 

    Tsezou, A.; Furuichi, T.; Satra, M.; Makrythanasis, P.; Ikegawa, S.; Malizos, K. N. (2008)
    Based on the fact that klotho-deficient mice exhibit multiple aging phenotypes, including osteopenia and subchondral sclerosis of joints and on the recent observation that KLOTHO gene plays an important role in calcium/phosphate ...
  • Autograft contamination during preparation for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction 

    Hantes, M. E.; Basdekis, G. K.; Varitimidis, S. E.; Giotikas, D.; Petinaki, E.; Malizos, K. N. (2008)
    Background: The autograft preparation process for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction has a potential for graft contamination. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the possibility of contamination of the ...