76. Bilateral Neck Femur Fracture Following a Generalized Seizure- A Rare Case Report

Harshad Shah; Amit Grover; Daksh Gadi; Sudarshan K

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 255-257

  Hip fractures are one of the most common injuries which present to an orthopaedic surgeon. Most of these cases are unilateral .Bilateral simultaneous femur neck fracture is a rare occurrence. We report a case of a bilateral neck femur fracture in a 30 year male following a generalized tonic clonic seizure ...  Read More

77. Evidence-Based ACL Reconstruction


Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 9-12

  There is controversy in the literature regarding a number of topics related to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)reconstruction. The purpose of this article is to answer the following questions: 1) Bone patellar tendon bone (BPTB) reconstruction or hamstring reconstruction (HR); 2) Double bundle or single ...  Read More

78. Two-Stage Nerve Graft in Severe Scar: A Time-Course Study in a Rat Model

Shayan Abdollah Zadegan; Masoumeh Firouzi; Mohammad Hossein Nabian; Leila Oriady Zanjani; Ahmad Mohebbi Ashtiani; Reza Shahryar Kamrani

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 82-87

  excessive scarring; paralleling the process in tendon reconstruction of the hand. Inspired by the advantages of the two-stage technique in tendon grafting and with encouraging preliminary results, we aimed to investigate the two-stage nerve grafting technique as an alternative method of secondary nerve ...  Read More

79. Knee Fusion or Above-The-Knee Amputation after Failed Two-Stage Reimplantation Total Knee Arthroplasty

E. Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 241-243

  Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a serious complication of total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Control of infection after a failed two-stage TKA is not always possible, and the resolution of infection may require an above-knee amputation (AKA) or a the-knee (KF). The purpose of this review is to determine ...  Read More

80. Reliability, Readability and Quality of Online Information about Femoracetabular Impingement

Fatih Küçükdurmaz; Miguel Gomez; Eric Secrist; Javad Parvizi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 163-168

  Background: The Internet has become the most widely-used source for patients seeking information more about their health and many sites geared towards this audience have gained widespread use in recent years. Additionally, many healthcare institutions publish their own patient-education web sites with ...  Read More

81. Operating Room Time Savings with the Use of Splint Packs: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Tyler Gonzalez; Eric Bluman; David Palms; Jeremy Smith; Christopher Chiodo

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 10-15

   Background: The most expensive variable in the operating room (OR) is time. Lean Process Management is being used in the medical field to improve efficiency in the OR. Streamlining individual processes within the OR is crucial to a comprehensive time saving and cost-cutting health care strategy. ...  Read More

82. Traumatic First Time Shoulder Dislocation: Surgery vs Non-Operative Treatment

Ioannis Polyzois; Rupen Dattani; Rohit Gupta; Ofer Levy; A Ali Narvani

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 104-108

     Management of first shoulder dislocation following reduction remains controversial. The two main options are immobilisation and arthroscopic stabilisation. The aim of this article is to highlight some of the issues that influence decision making when discussing management options with these ...  Read More

83. Discrete Pathophysiology is Uncommon in Patients with Nonspecific Arm Pain

Joost Kortlever; Stein Janssen; Jeroen Molleman; Michiel Hageman; David Ring

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 213-219

    Background: Nonspecific symptoms are common in all areas of medicine. Patients and caregivers can be frustrated when an illness cannot be reduced to a discrete pathophysiological process that corresponds with the symptoms. We therefore asked the following questions: 1) Which demographic factors ...  Read More

84. The Effect of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome on Gait Parameters: A Literature Review

Mokhtar Arazpour; Fateme Bahramian; Atefe Aboutorabi; Seyed Taghi Nourbakhsh; Ardeshir Alidousti; Hamidreza Aslani

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 298-306

    Background: Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is one of the most frequent causes of anterior knee pain in adolescents and adults. This disorder can have a big effect on patients’ ability and quality of life and gait.   Methods: This review included all articles published during 1990 ...  Read More

85. Qualitative Evaluation of Digital Hand X-rays is Not a Reliable Method to Assess Bone Mineral Density

AndrewJ. Miller; Christopher Jones; Frederick Liss; Jack Abboudi; William Kirkpatrick; Pedro Beredjiklian

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 10-13

  Object: The gold standard for evaluating bone mineral density is dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA).  Prior studies have shown poor reliability using analog wrist X-rays in diagnosing osteoporosis. Our goal was to investigate if there was improved diagnostic value to visual assessment of digital ...  Read More

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
86. A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study of Educational Techniques in Teaching Basic Arthroscopic Skills in a Low-Income Country

Abhiram R. Bhashyam; Catherine Logan; Heather J. Roberts; Rameez A. Qudsi; Jacky Fils; George S.M. Dyer

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2017, , Pages 82-88

  Background: Little is known about how to introduce complex technologies like arthroscopy into low-income countries. Thus, we compared low- versus high-resource intensive methods of teaching basic arthroscopic skills in a randomized controlled trial in Haiti. Methods: Forty-eight Haitian orthopaedic surgeons ...  Read More

Joint Replacement
87. Restoration of the Mechanical Axis in Total Knee Artrhoplasty Using Patient-Matched Technology Cutting Blocks. A Retrospective Study of 132 Cases

Dimitrios N. Lyras; Robert Greenhow; Craig Loucks

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, , Pages 283-289

  Background: The aim of this study is to evaluate the accuracy of bone cuts and the resultant alignment, using theMyKnee patient specific cutting blocks.Methods: We retrospectively reviewed 132 patients undergoing primary TKR for osteoarthritis by one single surgeon.The operative time, the preoperative ...  Read More

88. An Assessment of Online Reviews of Hand Surgeons

William Kirpatrick; Jack Abboudi; Nayoung Kim; Juana Medina; Mitchell Maltenfort; Daniel Seigerman; Kevin Lutksy; Pedro K. Beredjiklian

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, , Pages 139-144

   Background: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the number of reviews and scores for active members of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) in popular physician rating websites (Healthgrades.com and Vitals.com). Methods: A total of 433 ASSH active members were searched in two ...  Read More

89. Early Versus Late Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fractures: Does It Matter?

Adam Seidl; Daniel Sholder; William Warrender; Michael Livesey; Gerald Williams Jr.; Joseph Abboud; Surena Namdari

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, , Pages 213-220

  Background: This study compared the outcomes between patients with proximal humerus fractures (PHF) whounderwent acute reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) to those who underwent an alternative initial treatmentbefore requiring (secondary) RSA.Methods: Patients who underwent RSA after suffering ...  Read More

90. Osteoporosis and the Management of Spinal Degenerative Disease (II)

Felix Tome-Bermejo; Angel R. Piñera; Luis Alvarez

Volume 5, Issue 6 , November 2017, , Pages 363-374

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

Joint Replacement
91. Total Knee Replacement Sizing: Shoe Size Is a Better Predictor for Implant Size than Body Height

Sarah Trainor; Jamie Collins; Hannah Mulvey; Wolfgang Fitz

Volume 6, Issue 2 , March 2018, , Pages 100-104

  Background: Various sizes of implants need to be available during surgery. The purpose of this paper is to comparebody height and shoe size with implant sizes in patients who underwent total knee replacement surgery to see whichbiomarker is a better predictor for preoperative planning to determine implant ...  Read More

92. Posterior Cruciate Ligament: Current Concepts Review

Santiago Pache; Zachary S. Aman; Mitchel Kennedy; Gilberto Nakama; Gilbert Moatshe; Connor Ziegler; Robert F. LaPrade

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 8-18

  The posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is the largest and strongest ligament in the human knee, and the primary posteriorstabilizer. Recent anatomy and biomechanical studies have provided an improved understanding of PCL function. PCLinjuries are typically combined with other ligamentous, meniscal and ...  Read More

93. Short-Term Results of the DePuy Global Unite Platform Shoulder System: A Two-Year Outcome Study

Gary F. Updegrove; Thema A. Nicholson; Surena Namdari; Gerald R. Williams; Joseph A. Abboud

Volume 6, Issue 5 , September 2018, , Pages 353-358

  Background: The Global Unite Shoulder System is the next generation of implant from the Depuy Global Shoulderline. The primary feature of the Global Unite is adaptability through the interchangeable modular bodies, modular suturecollars, and stems. Short-term functional and radiographic outcomes of the ...  Read More

94. Denosumab in Patients with Giant Cell Tumor and Its Recurrence: A Systematic Review

Khodamorad Jamshidi; Mohamad Gharehdaghi; Sami Sam Hajialiloo; Masoud Mirkazemi; Kamran Ghaffarzadehgan; Azra Izanloo

Volume 6, Issue 4 , July 2018, , Pages 260-268

  Recent studies suggest that Denosumab reduces tumor size, therefore, makes the surgery easier with lowermorbidity. However, some studies have reported several complications for this drug. So, this systematic reviewwas performed to determine the effectiveness and safety of Denosumab in reducing bone destructions ...  Read More

95. The clinical Outcome of One-stage High Tibial Osteotomy and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. A Current Concept Systematic and Comprehensive Review

Michael Alexander Malahias; Omid Shahpari; Maria Kyriaki Kaseta

Volume 6, Issue 3 , May 2018, , Pages 161-168

    Background: Patients with an anterior cruciate ligament-deficient varus-angulated knee may need not only an isolated high tibial osteotomy (HTO), but also an additional anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). A number of prospective clinical trials have been published considering the ...  Read More

96. Precontoured Locking Plate Treatment in Mid-Shaft Clavicle Fractures: Outcomes and Complications with a Minimun of 2- Years Follow up

Juan Martìn Patiño; Alejandro Felix Rullan Corna; Alejandro Emilio Michelini; Ignacio Abdon; Sandra Denise Hochbaum; Fernando Zicovich Wilson

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 105-111

  Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate functional outcome and complications with a long term followup (minimum of 2 years post-operative) in patients with mid-shaft clavicle fractures treated with precontoured lockingplates.Methods: We included 41 patients. Goniometric measurement of shoulder ...  Read More


Hosseinali Hadi; Mahmood Jabalameli; Abolfazl Bagherifard; Amir Shahryar Ariamanesh; Fatemeh Khosravi Pour; Hojat Hejazi

Volume 6, supplement 1 , June 2018, , Pages 4-4

  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

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
98. Increased Risk of Heterotopic Ossification Following Revision Hip Arthroplasty for Periprosthetic Joint Infection

Jorge Manrique; Pouya Alijanipour; Snir Heller; Michael Dove; Javad Parvizi

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 486-491

  Purpose: To investigate whether surgery for PJI of the hip, the number of procedures and their duration contribute to risk of HO formation. Methods: 56 patients with hip PJI undergoing one-stage (10) or two-stage (46) exchange arthroplasty were matched to 112 patients undergoing revision arthroplasty ...  Read More

Joint Replacement
99. Use of a Digital Protractor and a Spirit Level to Determine the Intraoperative Anteversion of Femoral Component during Cemented Hip Hemiarthroplasty: a Prospective Clinical Trial

Anuwat Pongkunakorn; Patanapong Palawong; Swist Chatmaitri; Nawakun Phetpangnga

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 314-320

  Background: Femoral stem anteversion during hip arthroplasty is generally estimated by eye intraoperatively and hasproven to be different from targeted values. This study aims to determine the accuracy of a novel technique using adigital protractor and a spirit level to improve surgeons’ estimation ...  Read More

100. Superior Capsule Reconstruction: What Do We Know?

Richard A. C. Dimock; Sheraz Malik; Paolo Consigliere; Mohamed A. Imam; A. Ali Narvani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 3-11

  The management of irreparable rotator cuff tears remains challenging. Since its introduction by Mihata in 2012, superiorcapsule reconstruction (SCR) has grown in popularity at an astonishingly rapid rate. The aim of this article is to providea comprehensive review of the available literature, in order ...  Read More