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Knee
1. Save the Meniscus, A Good Strategy to Preserve the Knee

Mohammad Razi; SM Javad Mortazavi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-4

Abstract
  With increasing life expectancy, the demand for preservation of native articular cartilage is increasing to delay joint arthroplasties. In the knee, there are many different strategies to preserve the articular cartilage including but not limited to corrective osteotomies, chondral injury restoration, ...  Read More

Hip
2. Available Findings Fail to Provide Strong Evidence of the Role of Bone Morphogenic Protein-2 in Femoral Head Osteonecrosis

Ali Parsa; Hamed Vahedi; Karan Goswami; Arash Aalirezaie

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 5-10

Abstract
  Despite widespread research on non-traumatic femoral head osteonecrosis (FHON), there is no consensus about preventative treatment options. Insufficient blood supply and increased intra-osseous pressure are the initiating events in the majority of cases. BMPs are growth factors that belong to the transforming ...  Read More

Hip
3. The Use of Antibiotic Impregnated Cement Spacers in the Treatment of Infected Total Joint Replacement: Challenges and Achievements

Omid Shahpari; Alireza Mousavian; Nafiseh Elahpour; Michael-Alexander Malahias; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Ali Moradi PhD

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 11-20

Abstract
  Two stage total hip arthroplasty revision surgery includes foreign material debridment, insertion of antibiotic impregnatedcement spacer, and finally, reimplantation of the prosthesis. This review has aimed to evaluate the efficacy of antibioticimpregnated cement spacers in infection control and eradication ...  Read More

Elbow
4. The Prevalence of Calcifications at the Origin of the Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis Increases with Age

Matthew Tarabochia; Stein Janssen; Paul T. Ogink; David Ring; Neal C. Chen

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 21-26

Abstract
  Background: Enthesopathy of the extensor carpi radialis brevis origin [eECRB] is a common idiopathic, noninflammatorydisease of middle age that is characterized by excess glycosaminoglycan production and frequentlyassociated with radiographic calcification of its origin. The purpose of our study was ...  Read More

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
5. Radiographic Predictors for Short-term Functional Outcome after Radial Head Arthroplasty in Patients with Persistent Symptoms after Treatment for Radial Head

Femke M.A.P. claessen; Bexkens, Rens; I. F. Kodde; Job N. Doornberg; Michel P. J. V. Bekerom; Denise Eygendaal

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 27-32

Abstract
  Background: Evaluation of the accurate position after radial head arthroplasty remains a challenge for surgeons.Standard radiographs are used to evaluate the position of the implant, however, results regarding radiographicdeficiencies on clinical outcome are not consistent. In this retrospective study ...  Read More

Sport Medicine
6. Misinformation in News Coverage of Professional and College Athlete Musculoskeletal Ailments

Layla A. Haidar; Joost T.P. Kortlever; David Ring

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 33-37

Abstract
  Background: The general population’s understanding of musculoskeletal health is likely influenced by media reports of the ailments of prominent athletes. We assessed factors independently associated with debatable or potentially misleading medical statements in mainstream sports ...  Read More

Shoulder
7. Cost Effectiveness of Laminar Flow Systems for Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: Filtering Money from the OR?

Daniel Davis E.; Benjamin Zmistowski; Joseph Abboud; Surena Namdari

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 38-43

Abstract
  Background: Laminar flow ventilation systems were developed to reduce surgical contamination in joint arthroplastyto avoid periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). The goals of this study are to evaluate the cost-effectiveness and economicviability of installing and maintaining a laminar flow system in ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
8. A Preliminary Investigation of Cast Anxiety in General Orthopaedic Practice

Carlo Ross; Mohamad Alqubaisi; Anand Pillai

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 44-49

Abstract
  Background: Anxiety following casting is an unrecognised complication that results in frequent visits to fracture clinic in the UK. There is a paucity of research regarding this complication. Failure to recognise Cast Anxiety (CA) leads to increased visits, frequent cast changes and possible ...  Read More

Shoulder
9. Humeral-sided Radiographic Changes Following Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Tyler J. Broiln; Ryan M. Cox; John G. Horneff; Surena Namdari; Joseph A. Abboud; Kristen Nicholson; Matthew L. Ramsey

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 50-57

Abstract
  Background: We sought to characterize humeral-sided radiographic changes at a minimum of 2 years after reverseshoulder arthroplasty (RSA) to determine their association with specific implantation techniques.Methods: The immediate and most recent postoperative anteroposterior radiographs of 120 shoulders ...  Read More

Shoulder
10. Gorham-Stout Disease of the Shoulder: Clinical, Pathologic and Therapeutic Considerations

Mohamad Y. Fares; Jawad Fares; Youssef Fares; Joseph A Abboud

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 0-0

Abstract
  Background: Gorham-Stout disease (GSD) is a rare skeletal disorder characterized by massive osteolysis of a bony area in the body. When it hits the shoulder, the patient is faced with a debilitating limitation in terms of motion, stability and quality of life. GSD etiology and pathology are unknown and, ...  Read More

Hand
11. Morphometric Assessment of the Residual Width of the Distal Hamate Articular Surface after Graft Harvest for Hemi-hamate Arthroplasty

Ludovico Lucenti; Kevin F. Lutsky; Lauren Banner; Zachary Lazev; Pedro K. Beredjiklian

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 70-74

Abstract
  Background: The hemi-hamate arthroplasty (HHA) can restore joint congruity and stability in chronic fracturedislocationsof the proximal interphalangeal joint (PIPJ). Purpose of this study was to compare the width of the distalhamate articular surface (DHAS) to the width of the base of the middle phalanges ...  Read More

Shoulder
12. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty is Superior to Hemiarthroplasty for Cuff Tear Arthropathy with Preserved Motion

Jonathan D. Barlow; Grant Jamgochian; Zachary Wells; Dexter Kenneth Bateman; Amber A. Schmerfeld; Joseph A. Abboud; Gerald R. Williams

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 75-82

Abstract
  Background: It is unclear whether hemiarthroplasty (HA) or reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RS) are superior for patientswith cuff tear arthropathy (CTA) and preserved preoperative motion (elevation >90˚).Methods: This was a retrospective, single institution study. Patients who underwent RSA or HA ...  Read More

Hip
13. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Assessment of Hip Abductor after Total Hip Arthroplasty Using a Direct Lateral Approach

Alireza Manafi Rasi; Reza Zandi; Mohamad Qoreishi; Ali Habibollahzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 83-88

Abstract
  Background: Surgical techniques and rehabilitations after total hip arthroplasty (THA) play a significant role in theimprovement of pain and limping. This study aimed to assess hip abductor muscle’s diameter and its strength after 6months postoperative THA performed by Hardinge approach.Methods: ...  Read More

Basic Sciences/Experimental
14. Experimental Study on Protective Role of NSAID on Articular Cartilage Destruction in Septic Arthritis

Seyed Mohammad Tahami; Amir Aminian; Negar Azarpira

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 89-93

Abstract
  Background: Surgical drainage and antibiotic therapy are the cornerstones of treatment protocols in septic arthritis; however, in some circumstances, the diagnosis and initiation of treatment may be retarded by slow disease progression or the time when the patient’s condition precludes ...  Read More

Hand
15. Avascular Necrosis of the Scaphoid Preiser Disease

Femke M.A.P. Claessen; Ilse Schol; Gregory P. Kolovich; David Ring

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 94-98

Abstract
  No consensus regarding optimal treatment or etiology of Preiser disease exists. We described the epidemiology,classification and treatment characteristics of 18 patients with Preiser disease. Patients with changes related to previoustrauma, and without radiographs were excluded. Based on the radiographs ...  Read More

Upper Extrimity
16. Implant Removal Matrix for the Upper Extremity Orthopedic Surgeon

Patrick K. Cronin; Ian T. Watkins; Matthew Riedel; Philip B. Kaiser; John Y. Kwon

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 99-111

Abstract
  Orthopedic implant removal is a commonly performed procedure. While implant removal can be associated withimproved symptoms, risks of the surgery are notable. Stripped screws, broken and retained hardware, and morbidityassociated with soft tissue compromise during difficult removal are all common. Familiarity ...  Read More

Knee
17. Anterolateral Meniscofemoral Ligament Associated with Ring-shaped Lateral Meniscus and Congenital Absence of Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Managed with Ligament Reconstruction

Mohammad Razi; Hamed Mazoochy; Elaheh Ziaei Ziabari; Haleh Dadgostar; Alireza Askari; Peyman Arasteh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 112-116

Abstract
  A 24 year old otherwise healthy male was presented with a chief complaint of giving way in the left knee. MRI reportedcomplete anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tearing. Arthroscopy showed ACL agenesis, ring-shaped lateral meniscus,and an anomalous thick band extending from the anterior horn of the lateral ...  Read More

Hand
18. Glomus Tumor of Uncertain Malignant Potential in Thumb: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Keivan Rahbari; Mahmoud Farzan; Hana Saffar; Amir R. Farhoud

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 117-120

Abstract
  Malignant transformation of glomus tumor is exceedingly rare and most common reported in lower extremity and abdominal viscera. We could find only 6 previous case report of malignant glomus tumor in the hand. Although large and deeply located glomus tumors are considered to be malignant, evidence ...  Read More

Biomechanics
1. A Critical Review of Proximal Fibular Osteotomy for Knee Osteoarthritis

Abhishek Vaish; Yogesh Kumar Kathiriya; Raju Vaishya

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, , Pages 453-462

Abstract
  The surgical management of Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA), so far, mainly revolved around arthroscopic procedures,arthroplasty (total: TKA and unicompartmental: UKA) or high tibial osteotomy (HTO). Recently, another minimallyinvasive surgical treatment of proximal fibular osteotomy (PFO) has been proposed ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
2. Improvement of Orthopedic Residency Programs and Diversity: Dilemmas and Challenges, an International Perspective

Hangama C. Fayaz; Raymond M. Smith; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Hans-Christoph Pape; Javad Parvizi; Khaled J. Saleh; Jens-Peter Stahl; Johannes Zeichen; James F. Kellam; SM Javad Mortazavi; Ashok Rajgopal; Vivek Dahiya; Wolfgang Zinser; Leonid Reznik; Igor Shubnyakov; Marco Pecina; Jupiter B. Jesse

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 384-396

Abstract
  Background: To date, little has been published comparing the structure and requirements of orthopedic training programsacross multiple countries. The goal of this study was to summarize and compare the characteristics of orthopedic trainingprograms in the U.S.A., U.K., Canada, Australia, Germany, India, ...  Read More

Sport Medicine
3. Correlation of Single Assessment Numeric Evaluation (SANE) with other Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs)

Casey M. O’Connor; David Ring

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 303-306

Abstract
  Background: The Single Assessment Numeric Evaluation (SANE) is a simple, one-question patient-reported outcomemeasure (PROM). We systematically reviewed correlations between SANE and more extensive PROMs.Methods: We identified studies with correlation coefficients between SANE and other shoulder, knee, ...  Read More

Knee
4. Short to Mid-term Outcomes of Single-stage Reconstruction of Multiligament Knee Injury

Abolfazl BagheriFard; Mahmoud Jabalameli; Salman Ghaffari; Jafar Rezazadeh; Majid Abedi; Masoud Mirkazemi; Javad Aghamohamadi; Afshin Hesabi; Mehdi Mohammadpour

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 346-353

Abstract
  Background: Multiligament knee injury (MLKI) is a complex orthopedic injury leading to the tear of at least two ofthe major knee ligaments. However, there is no consensus on the optimal management of this debilitating condition.Regarding this, the present study was performed to evaluate the outcomes ...  Read More

Knee
5. Effectiveness of Platelet-Rich Plasma Based on Gene Expression in Knee Osteoarthritis

Mohammad Mousaei Ghasroldasht; Amir Moayednia; Mostafa Shahrezaee

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, , Pages 435-440

Abstract
  Background: Intra-articular injection of Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an effective method for the treatment of patientswith knee osteoarthritis (OA). This study aimed to assess the effects of PRP injection on OA, based on gene expressionanalysis.Methods: A sample of 30 subjects with knee OA was asked ...  Read More

Spine
1. Assessment of insertion of the pedicular screw in the spine without fluoroscopy

Afshin Ahmadzadeh Heshmati; Shahab Ilka

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 October 2018

Abstract
  Background: The purpose of this prospective study was to determine accuracy of insertion of the pedicular screw without use of the fluoroscopy. Methods: 760 pedicular screws were inserted from C7 to S1 vertebrae without use of fluoroscopy and locations of screws were assessed with CT scan after surgery ...  Read More

Pediatric
2. Transverse anterior approach to the elbow for pediatric displaced lateral humeral condyle fractures

Francisco Soldado; Pedro Domenech-Fernandez; Sergi Barrera-Ochoa; Josep Maria Bergua-Domingo; Paula Diaz-gallardo; Felipe Hodgson; Jorge Knorr

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 March 2019

Abstract
  Purpose: The anterior approach to the elbow for pediatric lateral condyle fractures (LCF) would provide a better visualization of the articular fracture resulting in better functional results, less complications and a more cosmetically-appealing scar than usually seen with the lateral approach. Methods: ...  Read More

Knee
3. Anthropometric measurements of distal femur to design the femoral component of total knee arthroplasty for the Iranian population

Ali Birjandinejad; Reza Zandi; elham karimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 March 2019

Abstract
  Background and objectives: Acquiring knowledge about anatomic and geometric quantities of bones is among the most vital parameters in orthopedic surgery, which has a significant effect on the treatment of various disorders and subsequent outcomes. The aim of this study was to obtain anthropometric information ...  Read More

Shoulder
4. Revision of Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty to Hemiarthroplasty: Does it Work?

Surena Namdari; Mihir Sheth; Daniel Sholder; Joseph A Abboud; Mark Lazarus; Gerald R Williams Jr

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 March 2019

Abstract
  Introduction: The impending burden of revision shoulder arthroplasty has increased interest in outcomes of revision procedures. Glenoid component removal and conversion to a hemiarthroplasty (HA) is an option for aseptic glenoid loosening after anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (aTSA). Methods: Patients ...  Read More

Spine
5. Does Diabetes Mellitus Affect Lumbar Paraspinal Muscle Morphometry?

John Mangan; James McKenzie; Scott Wagner; Arjun Sebastian; David Casper; Christopher Kepler

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 March 2019

Abstract
  Background: Changes in paraspinal muscle cross-sectional surface area (CSA) have been shown to occur in patients with chronic and acute low back pain. Numerous factors can affect muscle density; however, the relationship between metabolic disease, such as type II diabetes mellitus (DM) and lumbar paraspinal ...  Read More

Trauma
6. Intrathoracic displacement of fractured right humeral head

Ali Sadighi; Touraj Asvadi Kermani; Parham Maroufi; Kowsar Tarvirdizade; Atabak A.Kermani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 March 2019

Abstract
  Introduction: Intrathoracic displacement of head of humerus is very uncommon condition that can be life threatening by lung or heart injuries. There is a report of this condition that intrathoracic bone fragment was missed. Because of rare incidence there is no guideline for approach and treatment of ...  Read More

Trauma
7. Union following biologic versus rigid fixation of distal tibia extra-articular fractures

Abdallah Abboud; Karim Z. Masrouha; Tammam Hanna; Said Saghieh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 March 2019

Abstract
  Background: Distal tibia fractures are one of the most common bony injuries and have a significant rate of nonunion and delayed union. Multiple methods for the management of distal tibia fractures exist. Among the plating methods, there is bridge plating and compression plating. The evidence is still ...  Read More

Hip
8. Efficacy and safety of intramedullary and extramedullary fixation in unstable intertrochanteric fractures: A randomized clinical trial

Ali Andalib; Mohammadreza etemadifar; Pedram Yavari; Ghasem Mohammadsharifi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 August 2019

Abstract
  Introduction: The best method for repairing intertrochanteric fractures is still controversial. These include extramedullary (EM) and intramedullary (IM) fixation. Studies that compare IM and EM fixations for unstable hip fractures are rare. In this study, our goal was to compare efficacy of EM and IM ...  Read More

Elbow
9. Ultrasound measurements of the ECRB tendon shows remarkable variations in patients with lateral epicondylitis.

Renée Keijsers; Koen Koenraadt; Jeroen Turkenburg; Annechien Beumer; Bertram The; Denise Eygendaal

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 August 2019

Abstract
  Introduction Lateral epicondylitis (LE) most commonly affects the Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis (ECRB) tendon and patients are generally treated with injection therapy. For optimal positioning of the injection, as well as an estimation of the surface area and content of the ECRB tendon to determine ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
10. Hemophilic pseudotumors: diagnosis and management

E. Carlos RODRIGUEZ-MERCHAN

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 August 2019

Abstract
  Prevention is essential for avoiding the complications of muscle hematomas (pseudotumous, compartment syndrome and peripheral nerve lesions) in hemophilic patients. This is achieved through early diagnosis of muscle hematomas and proper long-term hematological treatment until they have resolved (confirmed ...  Read More

11. The Continued Utility and Viability of Dakin’s Solution in Both High- and Low-resource Settings

Taylor D Ottesen; Rameez A Qudsi; Alexis K Kahanu; Belychagard Jean Baptiste; Pierre Marie Woolley; George S.M. Dyer

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 September 2019

Abstract
  Healthcare is expensive and often inaccessible to many. As a result, surgeons must consider simple, less expensive interventions when possible. For wound care, an older but quite effective cleaning agent is Dakin’s solution (0.5% sodium hypochlorite), an easily made mixture of 100 milliliters (ml) ...  Read More

12. The Treatment of knee Osteochondritis Dissecans by using the Autogenous Osteochondral Grafting technique. A case series

Sohrab Keyhani; Mehran Soleymanha; Rene Verdonk; Mohammadreza Abbasian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 September 2019

Abstract
  Purpose: Although some surgical techniques have been described for the operative treatment of unstable Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the knee, outcomes are variable and aren’t satisfying totally. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the outcomes of autogenous osteochondral grafting ...  Read More

13. Medicare Compensation Rates for Hand and Shoulder/Elbow Surgery by Operative Time: A Comparative Analysis

Suresh K Nayar; Samir Sabharwal; Keith Aziz; Uma Srikumaran; Aviram Giladi; Dawn M LaPorte

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 September 2019

Abstract
  Background: There is a high demand for shoulder/elbow experience among hand-fellowship trainees due to the perception that this exposure will improve their professional “marketability” in a subspecialty they perceive as having higher compensation. Methods: Using Medicare data, we investigated ...  Read More

14. Outcomes of Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis for the Treatment of Failed Type II SLAP Repair: A Minimum 2-Year Follow-Up

sean mcmillan; Elizabeth Ford; Brian Busconi; Alexander b kreines; Jeff Murray; Kristen Herbst; Manuel Pontes

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 September 2019

Abstract
  Abstract: Purpose: To retrospectively review surgical outcomes of prospectively collected data on a series of patients who underwent revision of a type II SLAP repair to arthroscopic biceps tenodesis due to an unsuccessful outcome. Methods: A retrospective review was performed on a cohort of patients ...  Read More

15. Surgical excision as the first therapeutic choice in single-muscle hemangiomas: a case series

Khodamorad Jamshidi; Milad Haji Agha Bozorgi; Hassan Assad Kassir; Alireza Mirzaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 September 2019

Abstract
  Object: Conservative management is generally the primary treatment for intramuscular ‎hemangimas. However, many patients will require surgery later in their life, after suffering a long ‎period of pain. We aimed to evaluate the oncologic and functional outcomes of surgery as the ‎initial ...  Read More

16. Reoperation Rate and Indication for Reoperation after Free Functional Muscle Transfers in Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injury

Pichitchai Atthakomol; Sezai Ozkan; Kyle Eberlin; Neal Chen; Jonathan Winograd; Sang-Gil Lee

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 September 2019

Abstract
  Object: Free functional gracilis muscle transfers (FFGT) are an option for reconstruction after traumatic brachial plexus injury. Few studies report the rate of revision surgeries following free functional muscle transfers. We examined the reoperation rate and indication for reoperation after primary ...  Read More

17. Equivalent PROMIS Scores after Nonoperative or Operative Treatment of Trapeziometacarpal Osteoarthritis

Suresh K Nayar; Rebecca Glasser; Eugene Deune; John Ingari; Dawn M LaPorte

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 September 2019

Abstract
  Background: Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) scores can quantify symptoms and limitations after upper extremity surgery. Our objective was to determine how these scores compare amongst patients with trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis treated either nonoperatively or operatively. ...  Read More

18. The current place of patellofemoral arthroplasty in the treatment of isolated patellofemoral osteoarthritis

E. Carlos RODRIGUEZ-MERCHAN

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 November 2019

Abstract
  Patellofemoral (PF) osteoarthritis (OA) is a relatively prevalent disease, afflicting up to 24% of women and 11% of men over the age of 55 years who have symptomatic knee OA.The aims of this narrative overview is to help to determine the place of patellofemoral arthroplasty (PFA) in the management of ...  Read More

19. Application of oscillating saw for lumbar en-bloc laminectomy: a case series

Farshad Nikouei; Naveed Nabizadeh; Elham Mirzamohammadi; Maryam Ameri; Saeed Sabbaghan; Behrooz Givehchian; Farshad Safdari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 November 2019

Abstract
  Objects: An oscillating bone saw has been used rarely to perform laminectomy. The purpose of ‎this study is to describe a relatively quick and harmless technique for multilevel laminectomy in ‎patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) by means of an oscillating bone saw in addition to ‎reporting ...  Read More

20. Modified Camitz versus BRAND Procedures for Treatment of Severe Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Comparative Trial Study

Mohammad Dehghani; Behrooz Fadaei; Shirvan Rastegar; Abolghasem Zarezadeh; Keyvan Ghadimi; Roham Nik Khah; Eslami Sepehr

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 November 2019

Abstract
  Background: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome(CTS) is characterized by complications such as pain, paresthesia, and numbness in the fingers. There are some surgical therapies for management of severe carpal tunnel, but differences exist between the treatments available for creating the opposition. Therefore, the ...  Read More

21. Angioleiomyoma of the Hand: A Case Series and Review of the Literature

Caleb Yeung; Laura Moore; Jonathan Lans; Santiago Lozano-Calderón

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 November 2019

Abstract
  Background/Purpose: Angioleiomyomas are rare tumors arising from vascular tissue that can occasionally present in the hand. Reports of angioleiomyomas in this location are highly limited. Here, we describe the presentation and outcomes of a series of cases of angioleiomyomas. Methods: A retrospective ...  Read More

22. Mediastinal primary synovial sarcoma presenting with huge mass : a report of a rare case and review of literature

Seyed Hosein Fattahi Masoum; Amir H jafarian; Fatemeh Sadat Abtahi Mehrjardi; Mehrdad Fakhlaei; Leila Sargordan Fard Arani; Sharifeh Kamalimotlagh; Asieh sadat fattahi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 November 2019

Abstract
  Primary synovial sarcoma of mediastinum is very rare between soft tissue sarcomas with only a few reported cases in the world literature,its optimal therapy is still unclear, but surgical resection is the main treatment.Herein, we report a case of a 20*20 cm (2000gr) primary mediastinal giant synovial ...  Read More

23. The effect of total knee arthroplasty on hindfoot alignment in patients with severe genu varum and genu valgum

Hosseinali Hadi; mahmood jabalamoli; Abolfazl Bagheri Fard; ahmadreza behrouzi; Fatemeh Safi; amir azimi; Mahtab Ghanbari; Gholamreza Azarnia Samarin

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 November 2019

Abstract
  Introduction: The maintenance of deformity in the ankle and hindfoot after correction of knee deformity following knee arthroplasty may cause abnormal tension in the knee and patient dissatisfaction Materials and methods: A total of 84 patients with primary osteoarthritis, were enrolled in the study. ...  Read More

24. The incidence, zone, and type of the meniscus tear in patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury; Does delayed ACL reconstruction affects the meniscal injury?

Sohrab Keyhani; Mohamad Sajad Mirhoseini; Ali Akbar Esmailiejah; Seyyed-Mohsen Hosseininejad; Naser Ghanbari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 November 2019

Abstract
  Introduction: Meniscus tear is a common finding in patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and may affect the natural history of the injury and the outcomes of treatment. In the current study, the characteristics of meniscus tears in patients underwent arthroscopic ACL reconstruction were ...  Read More

25. Intra-articular versus Intravenous Tranexamic Acid in total knee arthroplasty: a Randomized Clinical Trial study

Seyed Mohammad Javad Mortazavi; Babak Sattartabar; Alireza Moharrami; seyed hadi Kalantar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 December 2019

Abstract
  Background: Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) can cause excessive blood loss requiring allogenic transfusions. Tranexamic acid (TXA) has been increasingly used for lowering blood loss. The present study aimed to compare the efficacy of intravenous (IV) and intra-articular (IA) administrations of TXA in TKA ...  Read More

26. “Truly existing or hyped up? Unraveling the current knowledge regarding the anatomy, radiology, histology and bio-mechanics of the enigmatic Anterolateral ligament of the knee joint”

Dinesh Kumar Viswakumar; Yogesh Ashok Sontakke; Shishir Murugharaj Suranigi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 December 2019

Abstract
  Anterolateral ligament (ALL) of the knee joint has been subjected to lot of controversies in the past few years. Even though this enigmatic structure was described under different descriptions, it got christened as anterolateral ligament by Claes in 2013 and since then it is being hugely discussed in ...  Read More

27. The Effect of Suspension and Conventional Core Stability Exercises on Characteristic of Intervertebral Disc and Chronic Pain in Office Staff Due to Lumbar Herniated Disc.

reza khanzadeh; reza mahdavinejad; Ali Borhani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 December 2019

Abstract
  Abstract Objective: The purpose of this study was to identify the effects of eight weeks of conventional core stability exercises and suspension core stability exercises by use of the designed device on characteristic of intervertebral discs in low back and Pain. Methods: This was a quasi-experimental ...  Read More

28. Midterm results of arthroscopic treatment for recalcitrant lateral epicondylitis of the elbow

Hossein Saremi; Mohammad Ali Seydan; mohamad ali Seifrabiei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 December 2019

Abstract
  Background: An effective treatment for the elbow’s recalcitrant lateral epicondylitis is arthroscopic surgery. This study evaluated the midterm results of treating recalcitrant lateral epicondylitis with arthroscopic surgery. Materials and Methods: Forty people with recalcitrant lateral epicondylitis ...  Read More

29. Total knee arthroplasty in patients with hemophilia: What do we know?

SM Javad Mortazavi; nima bagheri; Amir Reza Farhoud; seied hadi Kalantar; Ehsan Ghadimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 December 2019

Abstract
  Total knee arthroplasty is considered as the treatment of choice for those with end-stage hemophilic arthropathy. Compared to other patients undergoing TKA, these patients have specific features, such as bleeding tendency, younger age, pre-operative restricted range of motion (ROM), altered anatomy and ...  Read More

30. Reply to "A Critical Review of Proximal Fibular Osteotomy for Knee Osteoarthritis"

Samundeeswari Saseendar; Saseendar Shanmugasundaram; Srinivas BS Kambhampati

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 December 2019

Abstract
  Proximal fibular osteotomy is a surgical procedure that has evoked significant interest and controversy in the recent past. Vaishya et al have made a significant effort in compiling the available evidence on the topic. However, we would like to make some significant suggestions and additions to the findings ...  Read More

31. Anticoagulation Strategies for the Orthopaedic Surgeon : Reversal and Timelines

Matthew Daniel Riedel; Ian T. Watkins; Johnathon R. McCormick; Hans P. Van Lancker

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 December 2019

Abstract
  Article Highlights: 1) This article provides a full anticoagulant reference for the practicing orthopaedic surgeon which can be used in any clinical scenario, whether urgent or elective surgical intervention is required 2) A comprehensive list of anticoagulant reversal agents and drugs with short half-lives ...  Read More

32. The Survival and Incidence Rate of Ewing Sarcoma; a National Population-based Study in Iran (2008-2015)

Adel Ebrahimpour; Mohammadreza Chehrassan; Mehrdad Sadighi; Mehdi Azizmohammad Looha; Amin Karimi; Atieh Akbari; Alireza Raeisi; Mohammad Esmaeil Akbari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 January 2020

Abstract
  Introduction: The effect of race and ethnicity on some kind of malignant bone tumors including Ewing sarcoma has been proven in different studies. In order to evaluate the latter, national cancer registries may help to increase understanding about potential cancer causes, prevention and control strategies ...  Read More

33. Measurement Properties of the Brief Pain Inventory-Short Form (BPI-SF) and the Revised Short McGill Pain Questionnaire-Version-2 (SF-MPQ-2) in pain-related musculoskeletal conditions: a systematic review protocol

Samuel Ugochukwu Jumbo; Joy Christine MacDermid; Michael Ebe Kalu; Tara Lisa Packham; George S Athwal; Kenneth J Faber

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 February 2020

Abstract
  The Brief Pain Inventory- Short Form (BPI-SF) and Revised Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire Version-2 (SF-MPQ-2) are generic pain assessment tools used in research and practice for pain assessment in musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. A comprehensive review that systematically analyses their measurement ...  Read More

34. Factors Associated with Patient Willingness to Conduct a Remote Video Musculoskeletal Consultation

Anne-Britt Dekker; David Bandell; Joost T.P. Kortlever; Inger Schipper; David Ring

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 February 2020

Abstract
  Background. Remote video consultations on musculoskeletal illness are relatively convenient and accessible, and use fewer resources. However, there are concerns about technological and privacy issues, the possibility of missing something important, and equal access to all patients. We measured patient ...  Read More

35. Variation in Offer of Surgery for Trapeziometacarpal Arthrosis

Stéphanie Becker; Wendy E. Bruinsma; Thierry G Guitton; Chantal M.A.M. van der Horst; Simon Strackee; David Ring

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 February 2020

Abstract
  Object: Treatment recommendations for trapeziometacarpal (TMC) arthrosis are highly variable from surgeon to surgeon. This study addressed the influence of viewing radiographs on a decision to offer surgery for TMC arthrosis. Methods: In an online survey, 92 hand surgeons viewed clinical scenarios and ...  Read More

36. Blood Flow Restriction and Its Function in Post-Operative Anterior Cruciate Ligament Therapy: Expert Opinion

Charlie Humes; Stephanie Aguero; Jorge Chahla; Abdullah Foad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 February 2020

Abstract
  ABSTRACT: An increasingly popular method for post-operative rehabilitation of an ACL reconstruction, as a substitute for traditional therapy, is blood flow restriction therapy (BFR). BFR therapy utilizes a pneumatic cuff to simulate strenuous exercise in an effort to stimulate muscle recruitment, mitigate ...  Read More

37. Isolated Buttress Plating of Posterior Wall Acetabular Fractures: Is it Sufficient?

Reza Firoozabadi; Eric Y. Chen; Moamen Elhaddad; Paul Tornetta III

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 February 2020

Abstract
  Abstract Background: Conventional fixation methods of posterior wall acetabular fractures feature the use of plating and lag screws. However, fixation of posterior wall fractures with buttress plating alone offers potential advantages by avoiding the hardware complications related to hardware placement ...  Read More

38. Case Report: Bridge Plating for Unstable PIP fracture dislocation

Stephen R Selverian; Christopher Jones

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 February 2020

Abstract
  Background: Proximal interphalangeal (PIP) fracture-dislocation is a relatively common injury that results from “jamming” a finger. Treatment hinges on the degree of articular surface involvement, which determines stability of the joint. For unstable injuries, a variety of surgical interventions ...  Read More

39. Loop-Post construct , a novel technique for medial meniscus root repair

Mohammad Tahami; Arash Sharafat Vaziri; Mohammad Naghi Tahmasebi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 February 2020

Abstract
  Surgical reattachment of medial meniscus posterior root tear (MMPRT) with transtibial sutures can delay the presence of medial knee joint compartment osteoarthritis.Most of suture configurations are placed five mm away from the torn margin in the meniscal substance which is already degenerated and may ...  Read More

40. Posterior shoulder instability: The Augmented McLaughlin Procedure

Richard Dimock; Kashif Memon; Paolo Consigliere; Ioannis Polyzois; Mohamed A Imam; A Ali Narvani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 February 2020

Abstract
  Posterior shoulder dislocation, whilst uncommon, is frequently missed and often associated with a significant defect on the antero-medial aspect of the humeral head (the reverse Hill-Sachs lesion). Several techniques for stabilisation have been described, depending on the size of the lesion. We describe ...  Read More

41. Introduction and early outcomes of Intraosseous Distal Radioulnar Joint Prosthesis: a pilot study and technique on a new design on Suave Kapadji Procedure

Ali Moradi; Reza Binava; Saeed Eslami Hasan Abadi; Mohammad Hossein Ebrahimzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 February 2020

Abstract
  Purpose: Different surgical procedures have been proposed for treatment of Distal Radioulnar Joint (DRUJ) arthrosis and other conditions. In this study, we aimed to introduce a new design of DRUJ prosthesis base on Suave Kapadji Procedure and evaluate its short-term results. Darrach and Suave Kapadji ...  Read More