51. The Prevalence of Unanticipated Hamate Hook Abnormalities in Computed Tomography Scans: A Retrospective Study

Silke A. Spit; Stéphanie J.E. Becker; Michiel G.J.S. Hageman; David Ring

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, , Pages 133-138

   Background:It is possible that some hamate hook fractures are not diagnosed or treated, thereby affecting the study of their natural history. Study of the prevalence of incidental hamate hook fractures, nonunions, and other abnormalities on computed tomography (CT) ordered for another reason could ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
52. Patient Complaints Emphasize Non-Technical Aspects of Care at a Tertiary Referral Hospital

John King; Pim Van Dijk; Celeste Overbeek; Michiel Hageman; David Ring

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2017, , Pages 74-81

  Background:Patient concerns represent opportunities for improvement in orthopaedic care. Thisstudy’s objectiveis to identify the nature and prevalence of unsolicited patient complaints regarding orthopaedic care ata tertiary referral hospital. The primary null hypothesis that there are no demographic ...  Read More

53. Osteoporosis and the Management of Spinal Degenerative Disease

Felix Tome-Bermejo; Angel Piñera; Luis Alvarez

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, , Pages 272-282

  Osteoporosis has become a major medical problem as the aged population of the world rapidly grows. Osteoporosispredisposes patients to fracture, progressive spinal deformities, and stenosis, and is subject to be a major concernbefore performing spine surgery, especially with bone fusions and instrumentation. ...  Read More

54. Joint Distraction in Advanced Osteoarthritis of the Ankle


Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, , Pages 208-212

  replacement (TAR) in patients with advanced ankle osteoarthritis (OA). AJD could a tenable option to ankle fusion orTAR.Methods: A review has been performed on the role of AJD in advanced OA of the ankle. The exploration machinewas MedLine. The keywords utilized were: joint distraction ankle. Three hundred ...  Read More

55. Association of ESRα Gene Pvu II T>C, XbaI A>G and BtgI G>A Polymorphisms with Knee Osteoarthritis Susceptibility: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Based on 22 Case-Control Studies

Masoud Mehdinejad Yazdi; Mohamad H. Jamalaldini; Mohammad R. Sobhan; Mohammadali Jafari; Mahta Mazaheri; Masoud Zare-Shehneh; Hossein Neamatzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 6 , November 2017, , Pages 351-362

  Background: Many studies have reported the association of estrogen receptor α gene (ESRα) ESRα PvuII T>C, XbaI A>G and BtgI G>A polymorphisms with Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) risk, but the results remained controversial. In order to drive a more precise estimation, the present ...  Read More

56. Medial Collateral Ligament Injury; A New Classification Based on MRI and Clinical Findings. A Guide for Patient Selection and Early Surgical Intervention

Hadi Makhmalbaf; Omid Shahpari

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 3-7

  Medial collateral ligament (MCL)injury, is one of the most common ligament injuries of the knee,mostly results from a valgus force.Restoration of function and going back to the pre-injury level of function is the aim of treatment in ligament injuries of the knee. There are multiple soft tissue structures ...  Read More

Tissue Engineering
57. Current Concepts in Scaffolding for Bone Tissue Engineering

Toktam Ghassemi; Azadeh Shahroodi; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Alireza Mousavian; Jebraeel Movaffagh; Ali Moradi PhD

Volume 6, Issue 2 , March 2018, , Pages 90-99

  Bone disorders are of significant worry due to their increased prevalence in the median age. Scaffold-based bonetissue engineering holds great promise for the future of osseous defects therapies. Porous composite materials andfunctional coatings for metallic implants have been introduced in next generation ...  Read More

58. A challenge on Orthopedic Sciences: The Influence of Spinal Disease and Deformities on Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Review on Literature

Ali Yeganeh; Mehdi Moghtadaei; Mohsen Motalebi

Volume 6, Issue 5 , September 2018, , Pages 346-352

  Background: Adult degenerative disorders of hip and spine are common. The recent studies inconsistently havediscussed about the influence of spinal disorders on total hip arthroplasty (THA). In this review, we discussed clearlyabout these relationships and their effects on the most appropriate position ...  Read More

59. Hip Surgery in Quiescent or Active Tubercular Hip Arthritis; Is Reactivation Risk Really a Matter

Ali Parsa; Maryam Mirzaie; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Ali Birjandinejad; Abdolreza Malek; Alireza Mousavian

Volume 6, Issue 3 , May 2018, , Pages 169-175

    About 15 % of all musculoskeletal tuberculosis (TB) have hip involvement. Early anti-tubercular drug therapy and other conservative treatment including short-term traction and mobilization programs could prevent hip joint destruction. Reactivation of TB accounts for a significant of active TB ...  Read More

60. Meniscal Roots: Current Concepts Review

Santiago Pache; Zachary S. Aman; Mitchell Kennedy; Gilberto Y. Nakama; Gilbert Moatshe; Connor Ziegler; Robert F. Laprade

Volume 6, Issue 4 , July 2018, , Pages 250-259

  Meniscal root tears are defined as radial tears located within 1 cm from the meniscal attachment or a bony rootavulsion. This injury is biomechanically comparable to a total meniscectomy, leading to compromised hoop stressesresulting in decreased tibiofemoral contact area and increased contact pressures ...  Read More


Mohammadreza Minator Sajjadi; Adel Ebrahimpour; Seyyed Morteza Kazemi; Sohrab Keyhani; Mohammad Banasiri

Volume 6, supplement 1 , June 2018, , Pages 3-3

  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

62. Comparison of Custom-made Versus Prefabricated Thumb Splinting for Carpometacarpal Arthrosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Aslan Baradaran; Ashkan Baradaran; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Amir R. Kachooei; Michael Rivlin; Pedro Beredjiklian

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 478-485

  Background: The goal of this study was to compare the two types of orthoses, prefabricated soft splints versus shortthermoplastic custom-made splints, that are the most commonly used for the management of first carpometacarpal(CMC) osteoarthritis (OA).Methods: We conducted a meta-analysis and systematic ...  Read More

63. Reality Does Not Recognize Borders

Amirali Ebrahimzadeh; Amir R. Kachooei

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 2-2

  Reality does not recognize borders. Why we should use the very general term of “reality” and not science, because the borders that we draw are pure delusions, and on the opposite side there is the reality. The laws of the universe, either the physical nature of the ...  Read More

64. Clinical Outcomes of Open versus Arthroscopic Surgery for Lateral Epicondylitis, Evidence from a Systematic Review

Ali Moradi; Pouria Pasdar; Hasan Mehrad Majd; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 91-104

  Background: Lateral epicondylitis (LE) also known as tennis elbow is a common disease of middle-aged population.Surgery is a treatment of choice in patients not responded to the conservative management. Open and arthroscopicrelease are the two main choices for LE surgery; however, an overall consensus ...  Read More

65. Unplanned Operations and Adverse Events after Surgery for Diaphyseal Fracture of the Clavicle

Femke M.A.P. claessen; Ilse Schol BSc Schol; David Ring

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, , Pages 402-406

  Background: We used a database of patients treated at three hospitals to study the primary null hypothesis that thereare no factors associated with unplanned reoperations or adverse events after surgical repair for diaphyseal claviclefracture. Additionally we addressed the following secondary study questions: ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
66. What Predicts Outstanding Orthopedic Residents among the Program?

Femke M.A.P. Claessen; Reinier B. Beks; Ilse Schol; George S. Dyer

Volume 7, Issue 6 , November 2019, , Pages 478-483

  Background: An oversupply of qualified applicants leads to intense competition for the limited number offirst year orthopedic residency positions. Therefore, program directors can be more selective in choosingtheir future residents. However, it is unclear if there are resident characteristics that correspond ...  Read More

Molecular Biology
67. Preoperative Evaluation and Management of Patients Receiving Biologic Therapies

Zahra Rezaieyazdi; Maryam Sahebari; Mandana Khodashahi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , May 2019, , Pages 220-228

  The preoperative care of patients undergoing orthopedic surgery and treated with biologic agents is of great significance.Perioperative use of biologic agents could lead to such complications as infection and delayed postoperative woundhealing. This narrative review aimed to evaluate the current information ...  Read More

68. Comparison of Asymmetric Reaming versus a Posteriorly Augmented Component for Posterior Glenoid Wear and Retroversion: A Radiographic Study

Jia-Wei Kevin Ko; Usman Ali Syed; Jonathan D. Barlow; Scott Paxton; Bryan J. Loeffler; Ocean Thakar; Grant Jamgochian; Joseph Abboud; Charles L. Getz; Gerald R. Williams

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 307-313

  Background: Managing posterior glenoid wear and retroversion remains a challenge in shoulder arthroplasty.Correcting glenoid version through asymmetric reaming (AR) with placement of a standard glenoid component and theuse of posteriorly augmented glenoid (PAG) components are two methods used to address ...  Read More

69. 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

  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

General Orthopedics
70. Measurement Properties of the Brief Pain Inventory- Short Form (BPI-SF) and the Revised Short McGill Pain Questionnaire-Version-2 (SF-MPQ-2) in Painrelated Musculoskeletal Conditions: A Systematic Review Protocol

Samuel Jumbo; Joy MacDermid; Michael E. Kalu; Tara L. Packham; George S. Athwal; Kenneth J. Faber

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, , Pages 131-141

  Background: 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 ...  Read More

71. Intraarticular Injections of Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP)in the Management of Knee Osteoarthritis

E. Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, , Pages 5-8

    The clinical use of PRP therapy in the practical setting of orthopaedic fields is increasing partly because of the accessibility of devices that are used in outpatient preparation and delivery. Another reason is the strong advertisement of PRP procedures as the ultimate treatment and novel technology ...  Read More

73. Evidence Based Conservative Management of Patello-femoral Syndrome

E. Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 4-6

  Background:   Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is defined as pain surrounding the patella when sitting with bent knees for prolonged periods of time or when performing activities like ascending or descending stairs, squatting or   athletic activities. Patella dislocation is not included ...  Read More

74. Comparison of Three Different Methods of Skin Closure in Anterior Midline Incisions of the Knee

Amir Mohammad Navali; Ali Tabrizi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 98-102

  Background:  Few clinical trials have studied the functional and cosmetic outcomes of different closure tech- niques of surgical incisions. Skin wound and incision closure methods may influence the healing process and cos- metic outcome. The present study aims at comparing three different suture ...  Read More

75. Reconstruction of the Acetabulum in Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Total Hip Replacement

Vasileios I Sakellariou; Michael Christodoulou; Gregory Sasalos; George C Babis

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 130-136

  Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) or congenital hip dysplasia (CDH) is the most prevalent developmental childhood hip disorder. It includes a wide spectrum of hip abnormalities ranging from dysplasia to subluxation and complete dislocation of the hip joint. The natural history of neglected DDH ...  Read More