-22. 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

-21. 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

-20. 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

-19. Distal Femoral Osteotomy in Genovalgum: Internal Fixation with Blade Plate Versus Casting

Hadi Makhmalbaf; Ali Moradi; Saeid Ganji

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 246-249

  Background:   To compare the results of two different ways of distal femoral osteotomy stabilization in patients suffering from genuvalgum: internal fixation with plate, and casting. Methods:   In a non-randomized prospective study, after distal femoral osteotomy with the zigzag method, ...  Read More

-18. 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

-17. “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

-16. 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

-15. Self-archiving of Our Own Articles: Romeo and Juliet Notes

Amir Reza Kachooei

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 218-219

  ree access to the articles is becoming more popular since it gives thousands of researchers access to millions of publications resulting in higher visibility and receiving much more citations, which often times might be the ultimate goal. For this reason, authors may seek a way to make the papers easily ...  Read More

-13. 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

-12. 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

Sport Medicine
-11. Restoring Nature Through Individualized Anatomic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Surgery

Amir Ata Rahnemai-Azar; Soheil Sabzevari; Sebastián Irarrázaval; Tom Chao; Freddie Fu

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 289-290

  Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery has significantly evolved in recent years. This has led to development of new technologies that facilitate the diagnosis of ACL injury and the application of state of the art methods for treatment. In particular, individualized anatomical ACL reconstruction ...  Read More

-10. 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

-9. 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

Joint Replacement
-8. 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

General Orthopedics
-7. 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

-6. Orthopedic History in Iran: Ancient, Contemporary and Modern Times

Bahador Alami-Harandi; Mohammad Hossein Nabian

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, , Pages 269-271

  Ancient Iran Signs of pierced skulls and healed broken bones have been found in the archaeological site of “Shahr-e Sūkhté” (the Burnt City), a large Bronze Age urban habitation located in Sistan and Baluchistan Province at the southeastern part of Iran, going back to over 4000 years ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
-5. Level of Evidence in the Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery Journal

Ali Parsa; Ebrahimzadeh Mohammad H.

Volume 5, Issue 6 , November 2017, , Pages 347-350

  Introduction: In the field of orthopedic surgery, highly impact journals like Journal of Bone and Surgery (JBJS-Am) and Clinical orthopedics and Related Research (CORR) publishing the LOE for their manuscript. JBJS-Am started to publish the level of evidence (LOE) for all manuscript since 2013. Results:310 ...  Read More

-4. 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

-3. Preoperative Aspiration Culture (PAC) for the Diagnosis of Infection in a Prosthetic Knee Joint


Volume 6, Issue 5 , September 2018, , Pages 342-345

  Background: Periprosthetic infection is the most serious joint replacement complication, occurring in 0.8-1.9% of totalknee arthroplasties (TKAs).This review aims to define the role of preoperative aspiration culture (PAC) for diagnosis of TKA infection.Methods: A PubMed (MEDLINE) search related to TKA ...  Read More

-2. 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

General Orthopedics
-1. 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


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