Rocco Papalia

Presidente
Comitato Formazione

FORMAZIONE

Corso di laurea magistrale in Medicina e Chirurgia presso “Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma”, Roma, Italia: ottobre 1995-luglio 2001
Laurea magistrale in Medicina e Chirurgia: luglio 2001 con votazione 110/110 (e lode), Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Roma, Italia
Abilitazione alla professione: Ordine dei Medici di Reggio Calabria dal 20/09/2002: iscrizione n. 3556
Specializzazione in Ortopedia e Traumatologia: novembre 2006 con voto 50/50 (e lode) Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Roma, Italia
Dottorato di ricerca in “Rigenerazione dei tessuti in ortopedia” gennaio 2010; Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Roma, Italia
Master in Imprenditoria in sanità conseguito il 21 giugno 2013 presso Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Roma, Italia
RUOLO ATTUALE ED ATTIVITA’ CLINICA
Direttore della UOC di Ortopedia e Traumatologia – Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Roma, Italia
Professore Associato: Malattie dell’apparato locomotore – Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Roma, Italia
Direttore della scuola di specializzazione in Ortopedia e Traumatologia, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Roma, Italia
Chirurgia per la traumatologia sportiva (Artroscopia del ginocchio, della spalla e della caviglia)
Chirurgia protesica (sostituzione protesica dell’anca e del ginocchio)
CARRIERA ACCADEMICA
1996/1997 Tutor in anatomia umana per le attività didattiche degli studenti di Medicina e Chirurgia – Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
Dal 2001 Tutor in Ortopedia e Traumatologia per le attività didattiche degli studenti di Medicina e Chirurgia – Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
Dal 2006 Tutor in Ortopedia e Traumatologia per le attività didattiche degli studenti di Scienze Infermieristiche – Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
Dal 2009 Correlatore di tesi di specializzazione in Ortopedia e Traumatologia – Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
Dal 2011 Correlatore di tesi di laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia – Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
Dal 2014 Relatore di tesi di specializzazione in Ortopedia e Traumatologia – Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
Dal 2015 Relatore di tesi di laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia – Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
PARTECIPAZIONE IN SOCIETA’ PROFESSIONALI
Società Italiana di Ortopedia e Traumatologia (SIOT)
Società Italiana di Artroscopia (SIA)
Società Italiana di Chirurgia del Ginocchio, Artroscopia, Sport, Cartilagine, Tecnologie Ortopediche (SIGASOT)
European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sport Medicine (ISAKOS)
Gruppo regionale Artroscopisti Laziali (REGAL)
Società Polispecialistica Italiana dei Giovani Chirurghi (SPIGC)

CARICHE
Membro della segreteria scientifica del 95° Congresso nazionale della Società Italiana di Ortopedia e Traumatologia (SIOT), Roma 20-24 novembre 2010.
Dal giugno 2010 Coordinatore scientifico del Gruppo artroscopisti Laziali (Re.Ga. L.)
Membro della segreteria scientifica del XX° Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Artroscopia (SIA), Milano 9-12 Novembre 2011
Coordinatore scientifico negli a.a. 2012/2013 e 2014/2015 del corso di perfezionamento professionale in “Artroscopia dell’anca” presso Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
Coordinatore del comitato regionale SIA (2015-2017)
Vicepresidente dell’associazione Alumni del Campus Bio-Medico

CLINICAL AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Da gennaio ad agosto 2006 Visiting research fellow presso Department of Orthopaedic and trauma Surgery of UPMC Medical Center, Pittsburgh (PA-USA). Aree di ricerca: Biomeccanica del ginocchio e ricostruzione del LCA.

Giugno 2009 e giugno 2010 partecipazione al San Diego Shoulder Course, San Diego (CA-USA).

Febbraio 2009 vincitore della fellowship della European Federation Of National Associations of Orthopedic Sports Traumatology (EFOST)

Giugno 2014 vincitore della Travelling Fellowship della European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy (ESSKA) – Sociedad Latinoamericana De Artoscopia, Rodilla Y Traumatologia Deportiva (SLARD)

Febbraio 2014 vincitore della fellowship della Società Italiana di Artroscopia (SIA)

BREVETTI
Dispositivo per miscelare plasma ricco in piastrine (PRP) con soluzione polimerica. Domanda di brevetto Italiana RM2014A000190. del 8 Aprile 2014; Inventori: Denaro V, Papalia R, Vadalà G, Accoto D, Sodano A

REVISORE DI PUBBLICAZIONI PEER-REVIEWED:
“Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research” dal 2009
“KSSTA” dal 2009
“Journal Medical Case report” dal 2009
“Foot and ankle International” dal 2010
“Medicine and Sport Science” dal 2010
“American Journal of Sports Medicine”
“Medical Engineering & Physics Journal”
“Muscoloskeletal surgery”
“Annals of Joint”
CONTRIBUTI PER LIBRI DI TESTO
1) Denaro L, Longo UG, Papalia R and Maffulli N. Complications related to Anterolateral Approaches. In: Denaro L, D’Avella D, Denaro V (Eds). Pitfalls in Cervical Spine Surgery (Avoidance and management of complications). Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2010; pp91-108.
2) Denaro L, Papalia R, Maffulli N and Denaro V. Pitfalls related to indaquate or incoplete surgical technique and errors of level. In: Denaro L, D’Avella D, Denaro V (Eds). Pitfalls in Cervical Spine Surgery (Avoidance and management of complications). Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2010; pp 283-290.
3) Papalia R, Vasta S., Maffulli N and Denaro V. Operative vs. Nonoperative Treatment of Combined Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Medial Collateral Ligament Injuries. In Evidence-Based Orthopedics. Evidence-Based Orthopedics, First Edition. Edited by Mohit Bhandari.. Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Published 2011 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd
4) Papalia R, Franceschi F, Vasta S, Zampogna B, Maffulli N, Furia J, Denaro V. Partial rotator cuff tears. In Rotator Cuff Disorders, Basic Science and Clinical Medicine. First Edition. Edited by Nicola Maffulli – John P. Furia. JP Medical Ltd. Published 2011 by JP Medical Ltd
5) Franceschi F, Del Buono A, Papalia R, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Surgical anatomy and rotator cuff tear pattern. In Rotator Cuff Disorders, Basic Science and Clinical Medicine. First Edition. Edited by Nicola Maffulli – John P. Furia. JP Medical Ltd. Published 2011 by JP Medical Ltd
6) Osti L, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Denaro V, Maffulli N. (2012). Understanding and preventing complications in repairing rotator cuff tears. In: Maffulli N. Rotator Cuff Tear . vol. 57, p. 178-183, Basel:Karger AG, ISBN: 978-3-8055-9814-9
7) Papalia R, Franceschi F, Vasta S, Zampogna B, Maffulli N, Denaro V. (2012). Single- and double-row repair for rotator cuff tears – biology and mechanics. In: Maffulli N. Rotator cuff tear. vol. 57, p. 122-141, Basel:Karger AG
8) Franceschi F, Papalia R, Palumbo A, Del Buono A, Maffulli N, Denaro V. (2012). Operative management of partial- and full-thickness rotator cuff tears. In: Rotator cuff tear. vol. 57, p. 100-113, Basel:Karger AG, ISBN: 978-3-8055-9814-9
PUBBLICAZIONI PEER-REVIEW
1) Role of VEGF, Nitric Oxide, and Sympathetic Neurotransmitters in the Pathogenesis of Tendinopathy: A Review of the Current Evidences. Vasta S, Di Martino A, Zampogna B, Torre G, Papalia R, Denaro V. Front Aging Neurosci. 2016 Aug 9;8:186. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2016.00186. eCollection 2016. Review. PMID: 27555817 Free PMC Article

2) Platelet Rich Plasma and Hyaluronic Acid Blend for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis: Rheological and Biological Evaluation. Russo F, D’Este M, Vadalà G, Cattani C, Papalia R, Alini M, Denaro V. PLoS One. 2016 Jun 16;11(6):e0157048. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157048. eCollection 2016.

3) Surgical management of osteonecrosis of the humeral head: a systematic review. Franceschi F, Franceschetti E, Paciotti M, Torre G, Samuelsson K, Papalia R, Karlsson J, Denaro V. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 May 19. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID: 2719813

4) The management of osteomyelitis in the adult. Maffulli N, Papalia R, Zampogna B, Torre G, Albo E, Denaro V. Surgeon. 2016 Jan 21. pii: S1479-666X(15)00124-9. doi: 10.1016/j.surge.2015.12.005. [Epub ahead of print] Review.PMID: 26805473

5) Double-Row Repair Lowers the Retear Risk After Accelerated Rehabilitation. Franceschi F, Papalia R, Franceschetti E, Palumbo A, Del Buono A, Paciotti M, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Apr;44(4):948-56. doi: 10.1177/0363546515623031. Epub 2016 Jan 21. PMID: 26797698

6) Vadala’ G, Russo F, Ambrosio L, Di Martino A, Papalia R, Denaro V. BIOTECHNOLOGIES AND BIOMATERIALS IN SPINE SURGERY. J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2015 Oct-Dec;29(4 Suppl):137-47. PMID: 26652500

7) Zini R, Panascì M, Papalia R, Franceschi F, Vasta S, Denaro V. Rectus Femoris Tendon Calcification: Arthroscopic Excision in 6 Top Amateur Athletes. Orthop J Sports Med. 2014 Dec 12;2(12):2325967114561585. doi: 10.1177/2325967114561585. eCollection 2014 Dec. PMID: 26535288

8) Papalia R, Tecame A, Torre G, Narbona P, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Rugby and Shoulder Trauma: A Systematic Review. Transl Med UniSa. 2014 Sep 1;12:5-13. eCollection 2015 May-Aug. Review. PMID: 26535182

9) Di Martino A, Papalia R, Albo E, Cortesi L, Denaro L, Denaro V. Cervical spine alignment in disc arthroplasty: should we change our perspective? Eur Spine J. 2015 Nov;24 Suppl 7:810-25. doi: 10.1007/s00586-015-4258-6. Epub 2015 Oct 6. PMID: 26441258

10) Zampogna B, Vasta S, Amendola A, Uribe-Echevarria Marbach B, Gao Y, Papalia R, Denaro V. Assessing Lower Limb Alignment: Comparison of Standard Knee Xray vs Long Leg View. Iowa Orthop J. 2015;35:49-54. PMID: 26361444

11) Papalia R, Tecame A, Torre G, D’Adamio S, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Small joints replacement for hand osteoarthritis: a systematic review. Br Med Bull. 2015 May 19. pii: ldv024. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 25990961.

12) Papalia R, Di Pino G, Tecame A, Vadalà G, Formica D, Di Martino A, Albo E, Di Lazzaro V, Denaro V. Biomechanical and neural changes evaluation induced by prolonged use of non-stable footwear: a systematic review. Musculoskelet Surg. 2015 Apr 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25860499.

13) Papalia R, Torre G, Vasta S, Zampogna B, Pedersen DR, Denaro V, Amendola A. Bone bruises in anterior cruciate ligament injured knee and long-term outcomes. A review of the evidence. Open Access J Sports Med. 2015 Feb 18;6:37-48. doi: 10.2147/OAJSM.S75345. eCollection 2015. Review. PubMed PMID: 25733936; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4340462.

14) Franceschi F, Franceschetti E, Torre G, Papalia R, Samuelsson K, Karlsson J, Denaro V. Tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis using an intramedullary nail: a systematic review. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2015 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25715850.

15) Papalia R, Albo E, Vadalà G, D’Adamio S, Lanotte A, Di Martino A, Denaro V. Is there a role for endothelial dysfunction in the pathogenesis of lumbar disc degeneration? A hypothesis that needs to be tested. Med Hypotheses. 2015 Mar;84(3):249-51. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2015.01.005. Epub 2015 Jan 14. PubMed PMID: 25655223.
16) Maffulli N, Papalia R, D’Adamio S, Diaz Balzani L, Denaro V. Pharmacological interventions for the treatment of Achilles tendinopathy: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Br Med Bull. 2015 Mar;113(1):101-15. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldu040. Epub 2015 Jan 12. PubMed PMID: 25583629.

17) Papalia R, Franceschi F, D’Adamio S, Diaz Balzani L, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Hamstring Tendon Regeneration After Harvest for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review. Arthroscopy. 2015 Jun;31(6):1169-1183. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2014.11.015. Epub 2014 Dec 31. Review. PubMed PMID: 25557918.

18) Franceschi F, Papalia R, Franceschetti E, Paciotti M, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Platelet-rich plasma injections for chronic plantar fasciopathy: a systematic review. Br Med Bull. 2014 Dec;112(1):83-95. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldu025. Epub 2014 Sep 19. PubMed PMID: 25239050.

19) Franceschi F, Papalia R, Paciotti M, Franceschetti E, Di Martino A, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Obesity as a risk factor for tendinopathy: a systematic review. Int J Endocrinol. 2014;2014:670262. doi: 10.1155/2014/670262. Epub 2014 Aug 19. Review. PubMed PMID: 25214839; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4156974.

20) Papalia R, Franceschi F, Tecame A, D’Adamio S, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and return to sport activity: postural control as the key to success. Int Orthop. 2015 Mar;39(3):527-34. doi: 10.1007/s00264-014-2513-9. Epub 2014 Sep 6. PubMed PMID: 25192689.

21) Palermo A, Strollo R, Papalia R, D’Onofrio L, Maddaloni E, Briganti SI, Napoli N, Vespasiani U, Costantino S, Pozzilli P, Denaro V, Manfrini S. Severe hypophosphatemic osteomalacia secondary to fanconi syndrome due to adefovir: a case report. Endocr Pract. 2014 Dec;20(12):e246-9. doi: 10.4158/EP14251.CR. PubMed PMID: 25148820.

22) Papalia R, Vasta S, D’Adamio S, Albo E, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Complications involving the extensor mechanism after total knee arthroplasty. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Jul 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25051910.

23) Papalia R, Franceschi F, Diaz Balzani L, D’Adamio S, Denaro V, Maffulli N. The arthroscopic treatment of shoulder instability: bioabsorbable and standard metallic anchors produce equivalent clinical results. Arthroscopy. 2014 Sep;30(9):1173-83. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2014.03.030. Epub 2014 Jun 3. Review. PubMed PMID: 24933591.

24) Papalia R, Zampogna B, Franceschi F, Torre G, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Tourniquet in knee surgery. Br Med Bull. 2014 May 17. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 24837461.

25) Papalia R, Zampogna B, Torre G, Lanotte A, Vasta S, Albo E, Tecame A, Denaro V. Sarcopenia and its relationship with osteoarthritis: risk factor or direct consequence? Musculoskelet Surg. 2014 Jun;98(1):9-14. doi:10.1007/s12306-014-0311-6. Epub 2014 Jan 31. PubMed PMID: 24482109.

26) Di Pino G, Denaro L, Vadalà G, Marinozzi A, Tombini M, Ferreri F, Papalia R, Accoto D, Guglielmelli E, Di Lazzaro V, Denaro V. Invasive neural interfaces: the perspective of the surgeon. J Surg Res. 2014 May 1;188(1):77-87. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.12.014. Epub 2013 Dec 20. PubMed PMID: 24433868.

27) Papalia R, Vasta S, D’Adamio S, Giacalone A, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Metallic or bioabsorbable interference screw for graft fixation in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction? Br Med Bull. 2014;109:19-29. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldt038. Epub 2013 Dec 18. Review. PubMed PMID: 24357733.

28) Papalia R, Maffulli N, Denaro V. The anterior cruciate ligament remnant: to leave it or not? Arthroscopy. 2013 Nov;29(11):1736-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2013.08.019. PubMed PMID: 24209667.

29) Papalia R, Moro L, Franceschi F, Albo E, D’Adamio S, Di Martino A, Vadalà G, Faldini C, Denaro V. Endothelial dysfunction and tendinopathy: how far have we come? Musculoskelet Surg. 2013 Dec;97(3):199-209. doi: 10.1007/s12306-013-0295-7. Epub 2013 Aug 2. Review. PubMed PMID: 23907599.

30) Franceschi F, Papalia R, Rizzello G, Del Buono A, Maffulli N, Denaro V.Anteromedial portal versus transtibial drilling techniques in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: any clinical relevance? A retrospective comparative study. Arthroscopy. 2013 Aug;29(8):1330-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2013.05.020. PubMed PMID: 23906273.

31) Papalia R, Vasta S, Tecame A, D’Adamio S, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Home-based vs supervised rehabilitation programs following knee surgery: a systematic review. Br Med Bull. 2013;108:55-72. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldt014. Epub 2013 May 19. Review. PubMed PMID: 23690452.

32) Franceschi F, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Zampogna B, Diaz Balzani L, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Two-stage procedure in anterior cruciate ligament revision surgery: a five-year follow-up prospective study. Int Orthop. 2013 Jul;37(7):1369-74. doi: 10.1007/s00264-013-1886-5. Epub 2013 Apr 27. PubMed PMID: 23624910; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3685647.

33) Franceschi F, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Vasta S, Costa V, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Articular-sided rotator cuff tears: which is the best repair? A three-year prospective randomised controlled trial. Int Orthop. 2013 Aug;37(8):1487-93. doi:10.1007/s00264-013-1882-9. Epub 2013 Apr 12. PubMed PMID: 23580030; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3728419.

34) Papalia R, Franceschi F, Diaz Balzani L, D’Adamio S, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Scaffolds for partial meniscal replacement: an updated systematic review. Br Med Bull. 2013;107:19-40. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldt007. Epub 2013 Mar 1. Review. PubMed PMID: 23457205.

35) Papalia R, Vasta S, Franceschi F, D’Adamio S, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Meniscal root tears: from basic science to ultimate surgery. Br Med Bull. 2013;106:91-115. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldt002. Epub 2013 Jan 31. Review. PubMed PMID: 23377537.

36) Papalia R, Franceschi F, Zampogna B, Tecame A, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Surgical management of partial tears of the anterior cruciate ligament. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Jan;22(1):154-65. doi: 10.1007/s00167-012-2339-1. Epub 2012 Dec 23. Review. PubMed PMID: 23263259.

37) Franceschi F, Papalia R, Vasta S, Leonardi F, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Surgical management of irreparable rotator cuff tears. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2015 Feb;23(2):494-501. doi: 10.1007/s00167-012-2317-7. Epub 2012 Dec 2. PubMed PMID: 23212188.

38) Papalia R, Franceschi F, Zampogna B, D’Adamio S, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Augmentation techniques for rotator cuff repair. Br Med Bull. 2013;105:107-38. doi: 10.1093/bmb/lds029. Epub 2012 Oct 18. Review. PubMed PMID: 23080417.

39) Barnaba S, Papalia R, Ruzzini L, Sgambato A, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Effect of pulsed electromagnetic fields on human osteoblast cultures. Physiother Res Int. 2013 Jun;18(2):109-14. doi: 10.1002/pri.1536. Epub 2012 Sep 18. PubMed PMID: 22991203.

40) Franceschi F, Papalia R, Rizzello G, Franceschetti E, Del Buono A, Panascì M, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Remplissage repair–new frontiers in the prevention of recurrent shoulder instability: a 2-year follow-up comparative study. Am J Sports Med. 2012 Nov;40(11):2462-9. doi: 10.1177/0363546512458572. Epub 2012 Sep 13. PubMed PMID: 22984130.

41) Papalia R, Franceschi F, Vasta S, Gallo A, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Shoulder stiffness and rotator cuff repair. Br Med Bull. 2012;104:163-74. doi: 10.1093/bmb/lds006. Epub 2012 Feb 14. Review. PubMed PMID: 22334282.

42) Papalia R, Franceschi F, Vasta S, Di Martino A, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Sparing the anterior cruciate ligament remnant: is it worth the hassle? Br Med Bull. 2012;104:91-111. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldr053. Epub 2012 Jan 18. Review. PubMed PMID: 22257853.

43) Di Martino A, Franceschi F, Papalia R, Marini M, Prossomariti G, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Increased bone mineral density in the non-resurfaced patella after total knee arthroplasty: a clinical and densitometric study. Surgeon. 2012 Feb;10(1):20-4. doi: 10.1016/j.surge.2011.01.001. Epub 2011 Feb 9. PubMed PMID: 22233553.

44) Papalia R, Del Buono A, Franceschi F, Marinozzi A, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome management: arthroscopy or open surgery? Int Orthop. 2012 May;36(5):903-14. doi: 10.1007/s00264-011-1443-z. Epub 2011 Dec 22. Review. PubMed PMID: 22190060; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3337119.

45) Franceschi F, Papalia R, Palumbo A, Vasta S, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Management of postoperative shoulder stiffness. Sports Med Arthrosc. 2011 Dec;19(4):420-7. doi: 10.1097/JSA.0b013e3182393e06. Review. PubMed PMID: 22089292.

46) Franceschi F, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Repair of partial tears of the rotator cuff. Sports Med Arthrosc. 2011 Dec;19(4):401-8. doi:10.1097/JSA.0b013e3182393fa1. Review. PubMed PMID: 22089290.

47) Papalia R, Franceschi F, Del Buono A, Zampogna B, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Double row repair: is it worth the hassle? Sports Med Arthrosc. 2011 Dec;19(4):342-7. doi: 10.1097/JSA.0b013e3182394215. Review. PubMed PMID: 22089283.

48) Osti L, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Denaro V, Maffulli N. Understanding and preventing complications in repairing rotator cuff tears. Med Sport Sci. 2012;57:178-83. doi: 10.1159/000329812. Epub 2011 Oct 4. Review. PubMed PMID: 21986055.

49) Papalia R, Franceschi F, Vasta S, Zampogna B, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Single-and double-row repair for rotator cuff tears – biology and mechanics. Med Sport Sci. 2012;57:122-41. doi: 10.1159/000328902. Epub 2011 Oct 4. Review. PubMed PMID: 21986051.

50) Franceschi F, Papalia R, Palumbo A, Del Buono A, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Operative management of partial- and full-thickness rotator cuff tears. Med Sport Sci. 2012;57:100-13. doi: 10.1159/000328888. Epub 2011 Oct 4. Review. PubMed PMID: 21986049.

51) Del Buono A, Papalia R, Denaro V, Maccauro G, Maffulli N. Platelet rich plasma and tendinopathy: state of the art. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2011 Jan-Mar;24(1 Suppl 2):79-83. Review. PubMed PMID: 21669143.

52) Del Buono A, Papalia R, Khanduja V, Denaro V, Maffulli N. Management of the greater trochanteric pain syndrome: a systematic review. Br Med Bull. 2012 Jun;102:115-31. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldr038. Epub 2011 Sep 4. Review. PubMed PMID:21893483.

53) Papalia R, Del Buono A, Leonardi F, Osti L, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Creatinine and nonprotein nitrogen plasma levels: possible etiopathogenetic factors in rotator cuff tears. Phys Sportsmed. 2011 May;39(2):127-32. doi: 10.3810/psm.2011.05.1903. PubMed PMID: 21673493.

54) Papalia R, Del Buono A, Zampogna B, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Sport activity following joint arthroplasty: a systematic review. Br Med Bull. 2012;101:81-103. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldr009. Epub 2011 May 12. Review. PubMed PMID: 21565802.

55) Franceschi F, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Vasta S, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Glenohumeral osteoarthritis after arthroscopic Bankart repair for anterior instability. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Aug;39(8):1653-9. doi: 10.1177/0363546511404207. Epub 2011 May 4. PubMed PMID: 21543624.

56) Papalia R, Del Buono A, Osti L, Denaro V, Maffulli N. Meniscectomy as a risk factor for knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review. Br Med Bull. 2011;99:89-106. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldq043. Epub 2011 Jan 19. PubMed PMID: 21247936.

57) Maffulli N, Papalia R, Palumbo A, Del Buono A, Denaro V. Quantitative review of operative management of hallux rigidus. Br Med Bull. 2011;98:75-98. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldq041. Epub 2011 Jan 14. Review. PubMed PMID: 21239418.

58) Papalia R, Franceschi F, Del Buono A, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Results of surgical management of symptomatic shoulders with partial thickness tears of the rotator cuff. Br Med Bull. 2011;99:141-54. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldq040. Epub 2010 Dec 23. Review. PubMed PMID: 21186203.

59) Denaro V, Papalia R, Di Martino A, Denaro L, Maffulli N. The best surgical treatment for type II fractures of the dens is still controversial. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Mar;469(3):742-50. doi: 10.1007/s11999-010-1677-x. Review. PubMed PMID: 21161745; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3032878.

60) Denaro V, Di Martino A, Papalia R, Denaro L. Patients with cervical metastasis and neoplastic pachymeningitis are less likely to improve neurologically after surgery. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Mar;469(3):708-14. doi: 10.1007/s11999-010-1617-9. PubMed PMID: 20945121; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3032852.

61) Osti L, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Leonardi F, Denaro V, Maffulli N. Surgery forACL deficiency in patients over 50. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2011 Mar;19(3):412-7. doi: 10.1007/s00167-010-1242-x. Epub 2010 Aug 24. PubMed PMID: 20734026.

62) Papalia R, Osti L, Del Buono A, Denaro V, Maffulli N. Glenohumeral arthropathy following stabilization for recurrent instability. Br Med Bull. 2010;96:75-92. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldq009. Epub 2010 Mar 25. Review. PubMed PMID: 20338941.

63) Papalia R, Osti L, Del Buono A, Denaro V, Maffulli N. Tibial inlay for posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a systematic review. Knee. 2010 Aug;17(4):264-9. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2010.02.006. Epub 2010 Mar 11. Review. PubMed PMID: 20226678.

64) Osti L, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Denaro V, Maffulli N. Comparison of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair in healthy patients over and under 65 years of age. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2010 Dec;18(12):1700-6. doi: 10.1007/s00167-010-1081-9. Epub 2010 Feb 25. PubMed PMID: 20182868.

65) Osti L, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Amato C, Denaro V, Maffulli N. Good results five years after surgical management of anterior cruciate ligament tears, and meniscal and cartilage injuries. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2010 Oct;18(10):1385-90. doi: 10.1007/s00167-009-1035-2. Epub 2010 Jan 29. PubMed PMID: 20111955.

66) Papalia R, Osti L, Del Buono A, Denaro V, Maffulli N. Management of combined ACL-MCL tears: a systematic review. Br Med Bull. 2010;93:201-15. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldp044. Epub 2009 Dec 9. Review. PubMed PMID: 20007189.

67) Rizzello G, Franceschi F, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Meloni MC, Spiezia F, Papalia
R, Denaro V. Arthroscopic management of calcific tendinopathy of the shoulder—do we need to remove all the deposit? Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis. 2009;67(4):330-3. PubMed PMID: 20001933.

68) Marinozzi A, Martinelli N, Ronconi P, Cancilleri F, Papalia R, Denaro V. A new device for performing triplanar distal osteotomy for hallux valgus. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2009 Nov-Dec;99(6):536-40. PubMed PMID: 19917741.

69) Papalia R, Osti L, Leonardi F, Denaro V, Maffulli N. RC-QOL score for rotator cuff pathology: adaptation to Italian. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2010 Oct;18(10):1417-24. doi: 10.1007/s00167-009-0943-5. Epub 2009 Oct 17. PubMed PMID: 19838675.

70) Osti L, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Merlo F, Denaro V, Maffulli N. Simultaneous surgical management of chronic grade-2 valgus instability of the knee and anterior cruciate ligament deficiency in athletes. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2010 Mar;18(3):312-6. doi: 10.1007/s00167-009-0966-y. Epub 2009 Oct 17. PubMed PMID: 19838671.

71) Osti L, Papalia R, Del Buono A, Denaro V, Maffulli N. Recurrence of synovial chondromatosis of the Hoffa’s body. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2009 Dec;17(12):1421-4. doi: 10.1007/s00167-009-0859-0. Epub 2009 Jul 10. PubMed PMID: 19590854.

72) Denaro V, Papalia R, Denaro L, Di Martino A, Maffulli N. Cervical spinal disc replacement. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 Jun;91(6):713-9. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.91B6.22025. PubMed PMID: 19483221.

73) Osti L, Papalia R, Rinaldi P, Denaro V, Bartlett J, Maffulli N. The kneeling view: evaluation of the forces involved and side-to-side difference. Knee. 2009 Dec;16(6):463-5. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2009.04.010. Epub 2009 May 22. PubMed PMID: 19464187.

74) Osti L, Papalia R, Paganelli M, Denaro E, Maffulli N. Arthroscopic vs mini-open rotator cuff repair. A quality of life impairment study. Int Orthop. 2010 Mar;34(3):389-94. doi: 10.1007/s00264-009-0796-z. Epub 2009 May 8. PubMed PMID: 19424692; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2899299.

75) Denaro L, Longo UG, Papalia R, Di Martino A, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Eosinophilic granuloma of the pediatric cervical spine. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Nov 15;33(24):E936-41. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181859aab. PubMed PMID: 19011536.

76) Denaro V, Di Martino A, Longo UG, Costa V, Papalia R, Forriol F, Denaro L. Effectiveness of a mucolythic agent as a local adjuvant in revision lumbar spine surgery. Eur Spine J. 2008 Dec;17(12):1752-6. doi: 10.1007/s00586-008-0802-y. Epub 2008 Oct 7. PubMed PMID: 18839224; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2587676.

77) Di Martino A, Vincenzi B, Denaro L, Barnaba SA, Papalia R, Santini D, Tonini G, Denaro V. ‘Internal bracing’ surgery in the management of solid tumor metastases of the thoracic and lumbar spine. Oncol Rep. 2009 Feb;21(2):431-5. PubMed PMID: 19148519.

78) Franceschi F, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Papalia R, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Quadriceps tendon-patellar bone autograft for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a technical note. Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis. 2008;66(2):120-23. PubMed PMID: 18537777.

79) Franceschi F, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Marinozzi A, Rizzello G, Papalia R, Denaro V. En-bloc retrograde resection of an osteoid osteoma of the patella using computed tomography under arthroscopic control. J Knee Surg. 2008 Apr;21(2):136-40. PubMed PMID: 18500065.

80) Franceschi F, Papalia R, Di Martino A, Rizzello G, Allaire R, Denaro V. A new harvest site for bone graft in anterior cruciate ligament revision surgery. Arthroscopy. 2007 May;23(5):558.e1-4. Epub 2007 Jan 5. PubMed PMID: 17478290.

81) Denaro V, Denaro L, Papalia R, Marinozzi A, Di Martino A. Surgical management of cervical spine osteoblastomas. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 Feb;455:190-5. PubMed PMID: 17016229.

82) Franceschi F, Barnaba SA, Rojas M, Gualdi G, Rizzello G, Papalia R, Denaro V. Multiple osteochondroses of bilateral knee joints: a case report. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2007 Apr;15(4):431-5. Epub 2006 Sep 9. PubMed PMID: 16964515.

83) Franceschi F, Longo UG, Ruzzini L, Papalia R, Rizzello G, Denaro V. To detach the long head of the biceps tendon after tenodesis or not: outcome analysis at the 4-year follow-up of two different techniques. Int Orthop. 2007 Aug;31(4):537-45. Epub 2006 Sep 1. PubMed PMID: 16947053; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2267623.

84) Franceschi F, Marinozzi A, Papalia R, Longo UG, Gualdi G, Denaro E. Intra-and juxta-articular osteoid osteoma: a diagnostic challenge : misdiagnosis and successful treatment: a report of four cases. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2006 Dec;126(10):660-7. Epub 2006 Aug 23. PubMed PMID: 16927097.

85) Franceschi F, Marinozzi A, Rizzello G, Papalia R, Rojas M, Denaro V. Computed tomography-guided and arthroscopically controlled en bloc retrograde resection of a juxta-articular osteoid osteoma of the tibial plateau. Arthroscopy. 2005 Mar;21(3):351-9. PubMed PMID: 15756191.

86) Franceschi F, Rizzello G, Maffei MV, Papalia R, Denaro V. Arthroscopic ganglion cyst excision in the anterolateral aspect of the knee. Arthroscopy. 2003 Apr;19(4):E32. PubMed PMID: 12671607.
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