Publications

2020

Niemeläinen M, Mäkelä KT, Robertsson O, W-Dahl A, Furnes O, Fenstad AM, Pedersen AB, Schoder HM, Reito A, Eskelinen A. The Effect of Fixation Type on the Survivorship of Contemporary Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients Younger Than 65 Years of Age: A Register-Based Study of 115,177 Knees in the Nordic Arthroplasty Register Association (NARA) 2000-2016. Acta Orthop. 2020 Jan 13 [Online ahead of print]. doi: 10.1080/17453674.2019.1710373

Reito A. Consequences of Altering Statistical Significance Threshold in Orthopaedic Science. Injury 51 (2), 579, Feb 2020. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2019.11.021

2019

Reito A. Problem of Multiplicity in Clinical Studies and Inferences Made When It Is Present: Letter to the Editor. Am J Sports Med. 48(1), NP13 Jan 2020. doi: 10.1177/0363546519887113.

Reito A, Kuoppala M, Pajulammi H, Hokkinen L, Kyrölä K, Paloneva J. Mortality and Comorbidity After Non-Operatively Managed, Low-Energy Pelvic Fracture in Patients Over Age 70: A Comparison With an Age-Matched Femoral Neck Fracture Cohort and General Population. BMC Geriatr. 19 (1), 315 2019 Nov 19. doi: 10.1186/s12877-019-1320-y.

Reito A. Regarding “Midterm Outcomes Following Repair of Capsulotomy Versus Nonrepair in Patients Undergoing Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement With Labral Repair”. Arthroscopy. 35 (11), 2976-2977 Nov 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2019.09.018.

Reito A, Raittio L, Helminen O. Histopathological Patterns Seen Around Failed Metal-On-Metal Hip Replacements: Cluster and Latent Class Analysis of Patterns of Failure. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2019 Aug 13 [Online ahead of print]. doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.34460.

Launonen A, Sumrein B, Reito A et al. Operative Versus Non-Operative Treatment for 2-part Proximal Humerus Fracture: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS Med. 16 (7), e1002855 2019 Jul 18 eCollection Jul 2019. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002855.

Reito A, Raittio L, Helminen O. Fragility Index, power, strength and robustness of findings in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery: a secondary analysis of data from a study on use of the Fragility Index in sports surgery. PeerJ. 2019 May 24;7:e6813. doi: 10.7717/peerj.6813.

Lainiala OS, Reito AP, Nieminen JJ, Eskelinen AP. Declining Revision Burden of Metal-on-Metal Hip Arthroplasties. J Arthroplasty. 2019 May 2. pii: S0883-5403(19)30447-4. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.04.058.

Lehtovirta L, Reito A, Lainiala O, Parkkinen J, Hothi H, Henckel J, Hart A, Eskelinen A. Host-specific factors affect the pathogenesis of adverse reaction to metal debris. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 May 4;20(1):195. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-2578-0

Lont T, Nieminen J, Reito A, Pakarinen TK, Pajamäki I, Eskelinen A, Laitinen MK. Total hip arthroplasty, combined with a reinforcement ring and posterior column plating for acetabular fractures in elderly patients: good outcome in 34 patients. Acta Orthop. 2019 Jun;90(3):275-280. doi: 10.1080/17453674.2019.1597325.

Helminen O, Reito A. Comment on “Post-Hoc Power: A Surgeons’s First Assistant in Interpreting ‘Negative’ Studies” and “A Proposal to Mitigate the Consequences of Type 2 Error in Surgical Science”. Ann Surg. 2019 Mar 20. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003288.

Knifsund J, Reito A, Haapakoski J, Niinimäki T, Eskelinen A, Leskinen J, Puhto AP, Kettunen J, Manninen M, Mäkelä KT. Short-term survival of cementless Oxford unicondylar knee arthroplasty based on the Finnish Arthroplasty Register.Knee. 2019 Jun;26(3):768-773. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2019.03.004.

Reito A, Paloneva J, Mattila VM, Launonen AP. The increasing incidence of surgically treated quadriceps tendon ruptures. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019 Mar 27. doi: 10.1007/s00167-019-05453-y.

Karjalainen T, Jokinen K, Sebastin SJ, Luokkala T, Kangasniemi OP, Reito A. Correlations Among Objectively Measured Impairment, Outcome Classification Systems, and Subjectively Perceived Disability After Flexor Tendon Repair. J Hand Surg Am. 2019 May;44(5):361-365. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.06.010.

Helminen O, Reito A. Letter to Editor: A Proposal to Mitigate the Consequences of Type 2 Error in Surgical Science. Ann Surg. 2019 Jan;269(1):e10-e11. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002907

2018

Ekman E, Nurmi H, Reito A, Paloneva J. Complications Following 250 Cemented Modular Hip Hemiarthroplasties. Scand J Surg. 2018 Nov 25:14574969rs18812226. doi: 10.1177/1457496918812226

Ax M, Reito A, Koskimaa M, Uutela A, Paloneva J. Scheduled Emergency Trauma Operation: The Green Line Orthopedic Trauma Surgery Process Of Care. Scand J Surg. 2018 Oct 2:1457496918803015. doi: 10.1177/1457496918803015

Reito A, Kyrölä K, Pekkanen L, Paloneva J. Specific spinal pathologies in adult patients with an acute or subacute atraumatic low back pain in the emergency department. Int Orthop. 2018 Dec;42(12):2843-2849. doi: 10.1007/s00264-018-3983-y

Lehtovirta L, Reito A, Parkkinen J, Peräniemi S, Vepsäläinen J, Eskelinen A. Association between periprosthetic tissue metal content, whole blood and synovial fluid metal ion levels and histopathological findings in patients with failed metal-on-metal hip replacement. PLoS One. 2018 May 16;13(5):e0197614. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0197614.

Karjalainen T, Pamilo K, Reito A. Implant Failure After Motec Wrist Joint Prosthesis Due to Failure of Ball and Socket-Type Articulation-Two Patients With Adverse Reaction to Metal Debris and Polyether Ether Ketone.
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Nov;43(11):1044.e1-1044.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.03.010.

Hevonkorpi TP, Launonen AP, Raittio L, Luokkala T, Kukkonen J, Reito A, Sumrein BO, Laitinen MK, Mattila VM; NITEP-group. Nordic Innovative Trial to Evaluate OsteoPorotic Fractures (NITEP-group): non-operative treatment versus surgery with volar locking plate in the treatment of distal radius fracture in patients aged 65 and over – a study protocol for a prospective, randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Apr 5;19(1):106. doi: 10.1186/s12891-018-2019-5.

Räisänen MP, Karjalainen T, Göransson H, Reito A, Kautiainen H, Malmivaara A, Leppänen OV. DupuytrEn Treatment EffeCtiveness Trial (DETECT): a protocol for prospective, randomised, controlled, outcome assessor-blinded, three-armed parallel 1:1:1, multicentre trial comparing the effectiveness and cost of collagenase clostridium histolyticum, percutaneous needle fasciotomy and limited fasciectomy as short-term and long-term treatment strategies in Dupuytren’s contracture.
BMJ Open. 2018 Mar 28;8(3):e019054. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019054

Reito A, Logren HL, Ahonen K, Nurmi H, Paloneva J.Risk Factors for Failed Nonoperative Treatment and Rerupture in Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture.
Foot Ankle Int. 2018 Jun;39(6):694-703. doi: 10.1177/1071100717754042.

2017

Lehtovirta L, Reito A, Parkkinen J, Hothi H, Henckel J, Hart A, Eskelinen A. Analysis of bearing wear, whole blood and synovial fluid metal ion concentrations and histopathological findings in patients with failed ASR hip resurfacings. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017 Dec 11;18(1):523. doi: 10.1186/s12891-017-1894-5.

Reito A, Logren HL, Ahonen K, Nurmi H, Paloneva J. Treatment of acute Achilles tendon ruptures in Central Finland Central Hospital in 2010-2015.
Duodecim. 2017;133(5):489-96.

Matharu GS, Berryman F, Judge A, Reito A, McConnell J, Lainiala O, Young S, Eskelinen A, Pandit HG, Murray DW.Blood Metal Ion Thresholds to Identify Patients with Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants at Risk of Adverse Reactions to Metal Debris: An External Multicenter Validation Study of Birmingham Hip Resurfacing and Corail-Pinnacle Implants. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Sep 20;99(18):1532-1539. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.16.01568.

Raittio L, Launonen A, Hevonkorpi T, Luokkala T, Kukkonen J, Reito A, Sumrein B, Laitinen M, Mattila VM. Comparison of volar-flexion, ulnar-deviation and functional position cast immobilization in the non-operative treatment of distal radius fracture in elderly patients: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial study protocol. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017 Sep 18;18(1):401. doi: 10.1186/s12891-017-1759-y.

Lainiala O, Reito A, Jämsä P, Eskelinen A.Mild or moderate renal insufficiency does not increase circulating levels of cobalt and chromium in patients with metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty. Bone Joint J. 2017 Sep;99-B(9):1147-1152. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.99B9.BJJ-2016-0773.R2.

Reito A, Lehtovirta L, Lainiala O, Mäkelä K, Eskelinen A. Lack of evidence-the anti-stepwise introduction of metal-on-metal hip replacements.
Acta Orthop. 2017 Oct;88(5):478-483. doi: 10.1080/17453674.2017.1353794.

Reito A, Lainiala O, Eskelinen A.Letter to the Editor on “The Prevalence of Positive Findings on Metal Artifact Reduction Sequence Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty”: Part 2.
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Jun;32(6):2033-2034. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.02.051

Reito A, Lainiala O, Eskelinen A.Letter to the Editor on ‘The Prevalence of Positive Findings on Metal Artifact Reduction Sequence Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty’: Part 1.
J Arthroplasty. 2017 Jun;32(6):2033. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.02.050

Reito A, Järvistö A, Jämsen E, Skyttä E, Remes V, Huhtala H, Niemeläinen M, Eskelinen A. Translation and validation of the 12-item Oxford knee score for use in Finland. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017 Feb 8;18(1):74. doi: 10.1186/s12891-017-1405-8

Laitinen M, Nieminen J, Reito A, Pakarinen TK, Suomalainen P, Pamilo K, Parkkinen J, Lont T, Eskelinen A. High blood metal ion levels in 19 of 22 patients with metal-on-metal hinge knee replacements.
Acta Orthop. 2017 Jun;88(3):269-274. doi: 10.1080/17453674.2017.1283846

Salo PP, Honkanen PB, Ivanova I, Reito A, Pajamäki J, Eskelinen A.High prevalence of noise following Delta ceramic-on-ceramic total hip arthroplasty. Bone Joint J. 2017 Jan;99-B(1):44-50. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.99B1.37612.

2016

Reito A, Lainiala O, Elo P, Eskelinen A.Prevalence of Failure due to Adverse Reaction to Metal Debris in Modern, Medium and Large Diameter Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements–The Effect of Novel Screening Methods: Systematic Review and Metaregression Analysis.
PLoS One. 2016 Mar 1;11(3):e0147872. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147872.

Reito A, Lainiala O, Nieminen J, Eskelinen A.Repeated metal ion measurement in patients with bilateral metal on metal (ASR™) hip replacements. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2016 Apr;102(2):167-73. doi: 10.1016/j.otsr.2015.12.015.

Reito A, Eskelinen A, Pajamäki J, Puolakka T.Neck fracture of the Exeter stem in 3 patients: A cause for concern? Acta Orthop. 2016;87(2):193-6. doi: 10.3109/17453674.2015.1112188

Reito A, Lainiala O, Eskelinen A. Letter to Editor: Cobalt to Chromium Ratio Is Not a Key Marker for Adverse Local Tissue Reaction in Metal-On-Metal Hips. J Arthroplasty. 2016 Feb;31(2):556-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.09.019.

Reito A, Elo P, Nieminen J, Puolakka T, Eskelinen A.Gluteal muscle fatty atrophy is not associated with elevated blood metal ions or pseudotumors in patients with a unilateral metal-on-metal hip replacement.
Acta Orthop. 2016 Feb;87(1):29-35. doi: 10.3109/17453674.2015.1094713

2015

Reito A, Parkkinen J, Puolakka T, Pajamäki J, Eskelinen A.Diagnostic utility of joint fluid metal ion measurement for histopathological findings in metal-on-metal hip replacements. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2015 Dec 22;16:393.

Sarhadi VK, Parkkinen J, Reito A, Nieminen J, Porkka N, Wirtanen T, Laitinen M, Eskelinen A, Knuutila S. Genetic alterations in periprosthetic soft-tissue masses from patients with metal-on-metal hip replacement.
Mutat Res. 2015 Nov;781:1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.mrfmmm.2015.08.006.

Reito A, Elo P, Puolakka T, Pajamäki J, Eskelinen A. Femoral diameter and stem type are independent risk factors for ARMD in the large-headed ASR THR group. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2015 May 15;16:118. doi: 10.1186/s12891-015-0566-6

Lainiala O, Reito A, Elo P, Pajamäki J, Puolakka T, Eskelinen A. Revision of Metal-on-metal Hip Prostheses Results in Marked Reduction of Blood Cobalt and Chromium Ion Concentrations.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jul;473(7):2305-13. doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4156-6.

Reito A, Moilanen T, Puolakka T, Pajamäki J, Eskelinen A.Reply to comments on Reito et al.: Repeated metal ion measurements in patients with high risk metal-on-metal hip replacement. Int Orthop. 2015 Mar;39(3):611-2. doi: 10.1007/s00264-015-2666-1.

Lainiala O, Elo P, Reito A, Pajamäki J, Puolakka T, Eskelinen A.Good sensitivity and specificity of ultrasound for detecting pseudotumors in 83 failed metal-on-metal hip replacements. Acta Orthop. 2015 Jun;86(3):339-44. doi: 10.3109/17453674.2014.1001970.

2014

Reito A, Elo P, Puolakka T, Pajamäki J, Nieminen J, Eskelinen A.Repeated magnetic resonance imaging in 154 hips with large-diameter metal-on-metal hip replacement. Acta Orthop. 2014 Dec;85(6):570-6. doi: 10.3109/17453674.2014.961868.

Reito A, Puolakka T, Elo P, Pajamäki J, Eskelinen A.Outcome of Birmingham hip resurfacing at ten years: role of routine whole blood metal ion measurements in screening for pseudotumours.
Int Orthop. 2014 Nov;38(11):2251-7. doi: 10.1007/s00264-014-2429-4.

Hart AJ, Sabah SA, Sampson B, Skinner JA, Powell JJ, Palla L, Pajamäki KJ, Puolakka T, Reito A, Eskelinen A.Surveillance of Patients with Metal-on-Metal Hip Resurfacing and Total Hip Prostheses: A Prospective Cohort Study to Investigate the Relationship Between Blood Metal Ion Levels and Implant Failure. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jul 2;96(13):1091-1099.

Lainiala O, Elo P, Reito A, Pajamäki J, Puolakka T, Eskelinen A.Comparison of extracapsular pseudotumors seen in magnetic resonance imaging and in revision surgery of 167 failed metal-on-metal hip replacements.
Acta Orthop. 2014 Sep;85(5):474-9. doi: 10.3109/17453674.2014.934189.

Reito A, Moilanen T, Puolakka T, Pajamäki J, Eskelinen A. Repeated metal ion measurements in patients with high risk metal-on-metal hip replacement. Int Orthop. 2014 Jul;38(7):1353-61. doi: 10.1007/s00264-014-2300-7.

2013

Reito A, Puolakka T, Elo P, Pajamäki J, Eskelinen A. High prevalence of adverse reactions to metal debris in small-headed ASR™ hips.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Sep;471(9):2954-61. doi: 10.1007/s11999-013-3023-6

Reito A, Eskelinen A, Puolakka T, Pajamäki J.Results of metal-on-metal hip resurfacing in patients 40 years old and younger. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2013 Feb;133(2):267-73. doi: 10.1007/s00402-012-1640-2.

2012

Reito A, Puolakka T, Paakkala A, Pajamäki J.Reply to comments on: Assessment of inter- and intra-observer reliability in the determination of radiographic version and inclination of the cup in metal-on-metal hip resurfacing. Int Orthop. 2012 Sep;36(9):1971. doi: 10.1007/s00264-012-1610-x.

Reito A, Puolakka T, Paakkala A, Pajamäki J.Assessment of inter- and intra-observer reliability in the determination of radiographic version and inclination of the cup in metal-on-metal hip resurfacing.
Int Orthop. 2012 Mar;36(3):519-25. doi: 10.1007/s00264-011-1328-1.

2011

Reito A, Puolakka T, Pajamäki J.Birmingham hip resurfacing: five to eight year results. Int Orthop. 2011 Aug;35(8):1119-24. doi: 10.1007/s00264-010-1066-9.