Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-09-20
Received: 22 June 2018
Accepted: 6 September 2018
First Online: 20 September 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: The present study was performed in accordance with the principles outlined in the Declaration of Helsinki. Being an initiative of a pre-operative protocol standardisation established at the Orthopaedics Department, the study was presented to the local Ethics Committee of the Humanitas Research Hospital for approval and patients’ clinical data were handled as agreed by patient’s informed consent.