2. Many Drops Make a Lake

Chaitanya S. Mudgal

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 1-1

  The desire and drive for excellence in any endeavor in life requires an effort from the individual; in addition it requires a constellation of features around such individuals that help them to become successful. For surgeons, it is the operating room staff, the administrative and medical assistants ...  Read More

3. Tranexamic Acid in Total Joint Arthroplasty: Efficacy and Safety

Mohammad Reza Rasouli; Javad Parvizi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 1-2

    Despite improvements in surgical and anesthetic techniques, total joint arthroplasty (TJA) is still associated with substantial blood loss and postoperative anemia (1). A considerable portion of patients with postoperative anemia require blood transfusion, which has been shown to negatively affect ...  Read More

5. Crash in Publication Ethics in 2016 in a Glance: Avoid Paper Retraction

Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Amir Reza Kachooei

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 1-1

   On November 1st  2016, Springer Nature announced that Springer and BioMed Central are retracting 58 articles published by Iran-based authors across seven journals. The decision was made after thorough investigation following receiving allegations of plagiarism, peer review, and authorship ...  Read More

6. ISKAST; the Way We Have Made and Upfront

Mohammad Razi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 1-2

  Japanese orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Masaki Watanabe, established himself as the “father of modern and interventional arthroscopy” by developing sophisticated endoscopic instruments, using electronics and optics, which became popular in Japan in the post–World War II ...  Read More

7. Memorial for Dr. Seyed Taghi Nourbakhsh, a Great Orthopedic Surgeon and a Nice Colleague

Mohamamd H. Dehghani Tafti

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 1-1

  Dr. Seyed Taghi Noorbakhsh died in a tragic car accident on Nov 15th 2018, while on an official mission in Golestan Province in Iran. There is a great emptiness left by Dr.Noorbakhsh’s passing. He will be missed by his colleagues andthousands of his patients whom he helped during ...  Read More

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

Mohammad Razi; SM Javad Mortazavi

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

  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


Alireza Yousof Gomrokchi; Hamidreza Yazdi; Ara Nazarian; Poopak Hafezi; Aron Lechtig; Philip Hanna; Mohammad Ghorbanhoseini

Volume 6, supplement 1 , June 2018, , Pages 2-2

  This was Presented in 5th International Congress of Iranian Iranian Society of Knee Surgery, Arthroscopy, and Sports Traumatology (ISKAST), 14-17 Feb 2018- Kish, Iran  Read More

11. “Ceramic” databases improve the retrospective studies in orthopedic surgery

Ali Moradi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 71-71

  Technology has affected all aspects of our lives, but it seems that it does not penetrate to clinical research centers as much as other fields.   For example, technology could be used to promote the quality of “Retrospective” studies as much as it become near to the “Prospective” ...  Read More

12. Case Reports: Stories Worth Telling in Today`s Bone and Joint Literature

Ali Moradi; Mohammad Hossein Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2017, , Pages 72-73

  Case reports are considered as the lowest level of evidence while at the same time they are frontiers of evidence collection. case reports are professional stories about novel medical events and will worth publication only if they possess complexity, proper data collection, justified diagnosis, and legitimate ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
13. The Role of Gene Therapy in Cartilage Repair

E. Carlos RODRIGUEZ-MERCHAN; Leonard A. Valentino

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 79-90

  The key principle of gene delivery to articulations by direct intra-articular injection is to release complementary DNA(cDNA)-encoding medical products that will lead to maintained, endogenous production of the gene products withinthe articulation. In fact, this has been accomplished for both in vivo ...  Read More

14. The Most Appropriate Reconstruction Method Following Giant Cell Tumor Curettage: A Biomechanical Approach

Azadeh Ghouchani; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Gholamreza Rouhi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , March 2018, , Pages 85-89

  Giant cell tumor (GCT) is a primary and benign tumor of bone, albeit locally aggressive in some cases, such as in the epi-metaphyseal region of long bones, predominantly the distal end of femur and proximal end of tibia (1). There are a variety of treatments for a bone affected by GCT, ranging from chemotherapy, ...  Read More

15. Evolution in diagnosis and treatment of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease

Seyed Mahdi Mazloumi; Mohammad Hoesin Ebrahimzadeh; Amir Reza Kachooei

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 86-92

  Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) is an idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head with variable complications and resultant deformity of the femoral head and osteoarthritis. Suggested risk factors are acetabular retroversion, obesity, latitude, hyperactivity, and coagulopathy. The most commonly ...  Read More

16. Validated Measures of Publication Quality: Guide for Novice Researchers to Choose an Appropriate Journal for Paper Submission

Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 94-96

    There is always a concern regarding the "quality" of publications as an index for promotion and career advancement. There are some ways to measure this "quality" including impact factor and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) as a measure of journals’ level of impact, h-index as a measure of researchers’ ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
17. Hemophilic Pseudotumors: Diagnosis and Management


Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, , Pages 121-130

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

18. Greetings from the Editor

Mohammad Hosein Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 126-127

  It is my great honor announcing the promotion of the Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery (ABJS) to the level of being available on the PubMed Central site. Being precise, one year ago in September 2013, we published the first issue of the ABJS. Diligently thereafter, we published four subsequent issues ...  Read More

Joint Replacement
19. Adductor Canal Block for Knee Surgeries: An Emerging Analgesic Technique

Mohammad R. Rasouli; Eugene R. Viscusi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, , Pages 131-132

  In recent years, adductor canal block (ACB) has been introduced as an alternative for femoral nerve block with a great advantage of preserving or minimally reducing quadriceps strength. The technique is relatively easy and is performed under ultrasound guidance. Despite growing evidence regarding efficacy ...  Read More

20. Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head: Are Any Genes Involved?

Farzaneh Pouya; Mohammad Amin Kerachian

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 149-155

  Avascular necrosis of the femoral head (ANFH) is a pathologic process that results from interruption of blood supply to the femur bone resulting in the death of bone cells and collapse of the femoral head. Nontraumatic ANFH continuesto be a significant challenge to orthopedic surgeons. While the exact ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
21. What´s New in Orthopedic Surgery for People with Hemophilia


Volume 6, Issue 3 , May 2018, , Pages 157-160

  Modern orthopedic surgery can improve the musculoskeletal problems of people with hemophilia. The most commonly affected joints are the knees, the ankles and the elbows. The most common orthopedic procedures that PWH undergo are the following: RS, arthroscopic synovectomy, arthroscopic joint debridement, ...  Read More

22. Surgical Management of Hip Problems in Myelomeningocele: A Review Article

Taghi Baghdadi; Reza Abdi; Ramin zargarbashi; Hossein Aslani

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 197-203

    Background: Children with myelomeningocele (MMC) develop a wide variety of hip deformities such as muscle imbalance, contracture, subluxation, and dislocation. Various methods and indications have been introduced for treatment of muscle imbalances and other hip problems in patients with MMC but ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
23. Important Lessons Learned From Nearly a Half-Century of Orthopedic Practice

Andrew N. Fleischman; Richard H. Rothman

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, , Pages 206-207

  “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” [1]. The famous quote from Hispanic American philosopher George Santayana reminds us of the critical importance of constantly reflecting on the most important lessons garnered from both our own personal experiences and those ...  Read More

24. Iranian Orthopedic Association (IOA) Response Guidance to COVID-19 Pandemic April 2020

Mansour Abolghasemian; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Mohammad Ali Enayatollahi; Keivan Honarmand; Amir R. Kachooei; Soheil Mehdipoor; Mohammad Javad Mortazavi; Alireza Mousavian; Ali Parsa; Gholam Ali Akasheh; Farshid Bagheri; Adel Ebrahimpour; Mohammad Fakoor; Roshanak Moradi; Mohammad Razi

Volume 8, Supplement 1 , April 2020, , Pages 209-217

  Iranian Orthopedic Community as a part of the national health system feels deeply responsible to take part in the battle against the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Although we might not be considered the front-line defenders, we do have a key role in this challenge. As the crisis continues to grow ...  Read More

25. Clinical and Pathophysiologic Significance of MRI Identified Bone Marrow Lesions Associated with Knee Osteoarthritis

Vishavpreet Singh; Ali Oliashirazi; Timothy Tan; Azzam Fayyad; Alisina Shahi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , May 2019, , Pages 211-219

  Knee osteoarthritis (OA) affects the joint beyond just the articular cartilage. Specifically, magnetic resonance imagingidentifiedbone marrow lesions (BML) in the subchondral bone have both clinical and pathophysiological significance.Compared to joint space narrowing on traditional radiographs, the ...  Read More