Tumor
26. Impact of Sanctions on Cancer Care in Iran

Mohammad Hassani

Volume 6, Issue 4 , July 2018, , Pages 248-249

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.33001.1871

Abstract
  The right to health accepted as an essential human right.The US administration’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal on May 2018, increased attention to the impact of sanctions on the health of more than 80 million Iranians. Sanctions will damage the Iran public health-care system, notably patients ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
27. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.31615.1827

Abstract
  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

Medical Genetics
28. Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 4G/5G Polymorphism Contributes to Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head Susceptibility: Evidence from a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Mohammad R. Sobhan; Masoud Mahdinezhad-Yazdi; Mansour Moghimi; Kazem Aghili; Mohammadali Jafari; Masoud Zare-Shehneh; Hossein Neamatzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 468-477

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.31668.1828

Abstract
  Background: The Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 gene 4G/5G (PAI-1 4G/5G) polymorphism has been suggestedto be associated with osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) susceptibility; however, the results are conflicting andinconclusive. We have carried out a comprehensive meta-analysis to derive a ...  Read More

Sport Medicine
29. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.33884.1888

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

30. 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

Abstract
  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

Shoulder
31. Acromial Stress Fractures: A Systematic Review

Christopher J. Lucasti; Surena Namdari

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, , Pages 397-401

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2019.36735.1970

Abstract
  Background: Acromial stress fracture (ASF) is a unique complication of reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) thatcan have substantial influence on clinical results. The purpose of this review is to describe demographics, functionaloutcomes, and union rates for cases of RSA complicated by ASF.Methods: A ...  Read More

Knee
32. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2019.37344.1985

Abstract
  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

Knee
33. Important Topics on Contemporary Total knee Arthroplasty: What Does Recent Literature Say?

E. Carlos RODRIGUEZ-MERCHAN

Volume 7, Issue 6 , November 2019, , Pages 476-477

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2019.43497.2190

Abstract
  In the present editorial, I would like to comment oneleven recent articles that broaden our understandingof the controversial issues pertinent to total kneearthroplasty (TKA).  Read More

36. Is DDH still a problem?

Reinhard Graf

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 2-3

Abstract
  Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is the most frequent developmental disorder of the locomotor system. It is detected among 0.1–5.2% of newborns (1, 2). This might be the reason, that there is a high interest to detect DDH cases as early as possible. Undetected or late cases lead to catastrophes ...  Read More

37. Orthopedic Lesions in Tethered Cord Syndrome: The Importance of Early Diagnosis and Treatment on Patient Outcome

Mohammad Gharedaghi; Fariborz Samini; Hosein Mashhadinejad; Mahdi Khajavi; Mohammad Samini

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 93-97

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2014.3072

Abstract
  Background:   Many of the patients with tethered cord syndrome (TCS) are admitted because of neurological symptoms, while some are admitted because of their orthopedic, urologic, anorectal, and dermatologic manifestations.Consequently, this study aimed to evaluate the importance of early diagnosis ...  Read More

38. Biopsy in Musculoskeletal Tumors

Mohammad Gharehdaghi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 128-129

Abstract
  Diagnosis of bone tumors is based on careful evaluation of clinical, imaging and a pathologic findings. So the biopsy of bone and soft tissue sarcomas is the final step in evaluation and a fundamental step in the diagnosis of the lesion. It should not be performed as a shortcut to diagnosis (1). The ...  Read More

39. Heterotopic Ossification around the Knee after Internal Fixation of a Complex Tibial Plateau Fracture Combined with the Use of Demineralized Bone Matrix (DBM): A Case Report

1. Sjoerd P.F.T. Nota; Peter Kloen

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 250-254

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2014.3720

Abstract
  Demineralized bone matrix has been successfully commercialized as an alternative bone graft material that not only can function as filler but also as an osteoinductive graft. Numerous studies have confirmed its beneficial use in clinical practice. Heterotopic ossification after internal fixation combined ...  Read More

40. Doctor Shoja-ad-Din Sheikholeslamzadeh and his Achievements

Ahmadreza Afshar; Majid Eyvaz Ziaei; Aziz Ahmdi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 3-8

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2015.3723

Abstract
  Doctor Shoja-ad-Din Sheikholeslamzadeh (also known as Dr. Sheikh) (1931-2014) was an outstanding orthopedic surgeon. He is credited for the establishment of the Iranian Association of Rehabilitation, Shafa Yahyaian Hospital as an Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Center, the Social Welfare Organization, ...  Read More

41. Prevention of Periprosthetic Joint Infection

Alisina Shahi; Javad Parvizi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 72-81

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2015.3938

Abstract
  Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a calamitous complication with high morbidity and substantial cost. The reported incidence is low but it is probably underestimated due to the difficulty in diagnosis. PJI has challenged the orthopaedic community for several years and despite all the advances in this ...  Read More

42. Radial Tunnel Syndrome, Diagnostic and Treatment Dilemma

Ali Moradi; Mohammad Hosein Ebrahimzadeh; Jesse Jupiter

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 156-162

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2015.4110

Abstract
  Radial tunnel syndrome is a disease which we should consider it in elbow and forearm pains. It is diagnosed with lateral elbow and dorsal forearm pain may radiate to the wrist and dorsum of the fingers. The disease is more prevalent in women with the age of 30 to 50 years old. It occurs by intermittent ...  Read More

43. Failure of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Gonzalo Samitier; Alejandro Marcano; Eduard Alentorn-Geli; Ramon Cugat; Kevin Farmer; Micheal Moser

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 220-240

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2015.4584

Abstract
    The present review classifies and describes the multifactorial causes of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery failure, concentrating on preventing and resolving such situations. The article particularly focuses on those causes that require ACL revision due to recurrent instability, without ...  Read More

44. Giant Cell Tumor of Bone - an Overview

Anshul Sobti; Pranshu Agrawal; Sanjay Agarwala; Manish Agarwal

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 2-9

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.4701

Abstract
    Giant Cell tumors (GCT) are benign tumors with potential for aggressive behavior and capacity to metastasize. Although rarely lethal, benign bone tumors may be associated with a substantial disturbance of the local bony architecture that can be particularly troublesome in peri-articular locations. ...  Read More

45. Posterolateral Corner of the Knee:Current Concepts

Jorge Chahla; Gilbert Moatshe; Chase Dean; Robert LaPrade

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 97-103

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.6435

Abstract
         Injuries to the posterolateral corner (PLC) comprise a significant portion of knee ligament injuries. A high index of suspicion is necessary when evaluating the injured knee to detect these sometimes occult injuries. Moreover, a thorough physical examination and a comprehensive ...  Read More

Knee
46. High Tibial Osteotomy: A Systematic Review and Current Concept

Soheil Sabzevari; Adel Ebrahimpour; Mostafa Khalilipour Roudi; Amir R. Kachooei

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 204-212

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7149

Abstract
  High tibia osteotomy is a common procedure in orthopedic surgery. A precise overview on indications, patients selection, pre-operative planning, surgical technique, methods of fixation, and complications have been presented. This paper focused on the points that should be considered to achieve good long-term ...  Read More

Sport Medicine
47. Anatomical Individualized ACL Reconstruction

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

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 291-297

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7543

Abstract
    The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is composed of two bundles, which work together to provide both antero-posterior and rotatory stability of the knee. Understanding the anatomy and function of the ACL plays a key role in management of patients with ACL injury. Anatomic ACL reconstruction aims ...  Read More

48. How do Orthopedic Surgeons Address Psychological Aspects of Illness?

Ana-Maria Vranceanu; Reinier B. Beks; Thierry G. Guitton; Stein J. Janssen; David Ring

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 2-9

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7916

Abstract
    Background: Orthopaedic surgeons have a pivotal role in transitioning the care of orthopedic patients from a biomedical to a biopsychosocial model. In an effort to foster this transition, we designed a study aimed to determine surgeons’ attitudes and practice of noticing, screening, discussing ...  Read More

Hand
49. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7938

Abstract
   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
50. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7940

Abstract
  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