• Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy versus sham surgery for a degenerative meniscal tear 

      Sihvonen, Raine; Paavola, Mika; Malmivaara, Antti; Itälä, Ari; Joukainen, Antti; Nurmi, Heikki; Kalske, Juha; Järvinen, Teppo LN; Nyrhinen, Jukka; Järvelä, Timo; Järvinen, Tero AH; Lehtinen, Janne; Raivio, Marko; Karhunen, Janne; Tukiainen, Sikri; Kröger, Heikki; Äärimaa, Ville (2013)
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      BACKGROUND: Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy is one of the most common orthopedic procedures, yet rigorous evidence of its efficacy is lacking. METHODS: We conducted a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, ...
    • Conservative treatment, plate fixation, or prosthesis for proximal humeral fracture. A prospective randomized study 

      Launonen, Antti P; Lepola, Vesa; Flinkkilä, Tapio; Strandberg, Niko; Ojanperä, Johanna; Rissanen, Pekka; Malmivaara, Antti; Mattila, Ville M; Elo, Petra; Viljakka, Timo; Laitinen, Minna (2012)
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      Background Proximal humerus fracture is the third most common fracture type after hip and distal radius fracture in elderly patients. A comprehensive study by Palvanen et al. demonstrated an increase in the annual ...
    • Effectiveness of physical therapy interventions for children with cerebral palsy: A systematic review 

      Anttila, Heidi; Autti-Rämö, Ilona; Suoranta, Jutta; Mäkelä, Marjukka; Malmivaara, Antti (2008)
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      Background To assess the effectiveness of physical therapy (PT) interventions on functioning in children with cerebral palsy (CP). Methods A search was made in Medline, Cinahl, PEDro and the Cochrane library for the ...
    • Leg-length discrepancy is associated with low back pain among those who must stand while working 

      Rannisto, Satu; Okuloff, Annaleena; Uitti, Jukka; Paananen, Markus; Rannisto, Pasi-Heikki; Malmivaara, Antti; Karppinen, Jaro (2015)
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      Background Some studies suggest that leg length discrepancy (LLD) is associated with low back pain (LBP) but many have not found such an association leading to conflicting evidence on the role of LLD in LBP. Methods The ...