126. Evaluation of Radiocapitellar Arthritis in Patients with a Second Radiograph at Least 2 Years after Nonoperative Treatment of an Isolated Radial Head Fracture

Amir R. Kachooei; David Ring

Volume 5, Issue 6 , November 2017, , Pages 375-379

  Background: To study if patients that have a second radiograph 2 or more years after nonoperative treatment of an isolated radial head fracture have radiocapitellar osteoarthritis (RC OA). Methods: We used the database of 3 academic hospitals in one health system from 1988 to 2013 to find patients with ...  Read More

127. Significance of Perioperative Tests to Diagnose the Infection in Revision Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Shahryar Ahmadi; Thomas M. Lawrence; Shawn Sahota; Cathy D. Schleck; William S. Harmsen; Robert H. Cofield; John W. Sperling

Volume 6, Issue 5 , September 2018, , Pages 359-364

  Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the value of perioperative tests for the diagnosis of infectionin revision shoulder arthroplasty.Methods: A retrospective analysis was performed on 537 shoulder arthroplasties (429 patients) that underwent revisionshoulder arthroplasty at our institution. ...  Read More

128. Titanium Elastic Nails Versus Spica Cast in Pediatric Femoral Shaft Fractures: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of 1012 Patients

Mohamed A. Imam; Ahmed S. Negida; Ahmed Elgebaly; Amr Hussein; Lukas Ernstbrunner; Saqib Javed; Joshua Jacob; Mark Churchill; Paul Trikha; Kevin Newman; David Elliott; Arshad Khaleel

Volume 6, Issue 3 , May 2018, , Pages 176-188

    Background: There is a general consensus on the management of femoral fractures in children younger than two years and adolescents older than sixteen years. The best treatment for patients younger than sixteen years of age is still debatable. Titanium Elastic Nails (TEN), is widely used with some ...  Read More

129. Ethical Issues in Technological Disaster: A Systematic Review of Literature

Ali Khaji; Bagher Larijani; Seyed Mohammad Ghodsi; Mohammad Ali Mohagheghi; Hamid Reza Khankeh; Soheil Saadat; Seyed Mahmoud Tabatabaei; Davoud Khorasani-Zavareh

Volume 6, Issue 4 , July 2018, , Pages 269-276

  Ethical issues in Technological disaster: A systematic review of literature Introduction: Industrialization could bring risk of Technological Disaster (TD) such as happened in Chernobyl, Bhopal and Fukushima crisis. little has been discussed about its related ethical issues. In this study, we aimed to ...  Read More

130. The Stabilising Effect of the Anterior Oblique Ligament to Prevent Directional Subluxation at the Trapeziometacarpal Joint of the Thumb: A Biomechanical Cadaveric Study

Mark R. McCann; Philippa A. Rust; Robert Wallace

Volume 6, Issue 2 , March 2018, , Pages 105-111

  Background: The trapeziometacarpal joint (TMCJ) is inherently unstable, relying on ligament restraint to preventsubluxation. Subluxation of the thumb in a dorsoradial direction is often observed in clinical practice, either after acuteligament injury or more commonly with osteoarthritis (OA). This subluxation ...  Read More


Arash Amiri; Hamidreza Yazdi; Ali Torkaman; Ara Nazarian; Jim S Wu; Margaret Babikian; Mohammad Ghorbanhoseini

Volume 6, supplement 1 , June 2018, , Pages 4-5

  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

132. The Perioperative Impact of Surgical Case Order in Primary Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

John G. Horneff; Usman Ali Syed; Adam Seidl; Jessica Britton; Gerald Williams; Joseph Abboud

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 12-18

  Background: The purpose of this study was to determine a correlation between surgical case order and the length ofoperative time, total length of time in the operating room, time until discharge from the hospital, and the incidence ofintraoperative complications for primary total shoulder arthroplasty ...  Read More

133. Longer Length of Stay Increases 1-year Readmission Rate in Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Surgery

Tom J. Crijns; Tyler Caton; Teun Teunis; Jacob T. Davis; Kindra McWilliam-Ross; David Ring; Hugo B. Sanchez

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 492-500

  Background: Proximal femur fractures are prevalent among the elderly and associated with substantial morbidity,mortality, and early readmission. Early readmission is gaining popularity as a measure of quality of hospital care and canlower reimbursement. A better understanding of the patient and treatment ...  Read More

Orthotics & Prosthetics
134. Long-term Outcomes after Primary Radial Head Resection Arthroplasty vs. Acute Radial Head Resection vs. Secondary Prosthetic Removal in Comminuted Radial Head Fractures

Martin Kiechle; Andreas Thannheimer; Sven Hungerer; Jan Friederichs; Volker Bühren; Christian Von Rüden

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 112-117

  Background: Aim of this study was to compare the clinical and radiological long-term outcomes following operativetreatment of comminuted radial head fractures using 1) primary radial head resection arthroplasty, 2) acute radial headresection, or 3) necessary secondary prosthetic removal. Additionally, ...  Read More

135. Triceps-sparing Posterior Approach for Supracondylar Fractures in Children

Saeed Kokly; Alessandro Castagna; Mehdi Aarabi

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, , Pages 416-421

  Background: The most common pediatric elbow fracture is supracondylar humeral fracture which accounts for 60% ofelbow fractures in children. The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of open reduction and internal fixation oftype III supracondylar humeral fractures using a Triceps sparing posterior ...  Read More

136. An Evaluation of Digital Imaging Studies in an Outpatient Orthopedic Setting

Kevin Lutsky; Charles Leinberry; Greg Gallant; Robert Takei; Moody Kwok; Pedro Beredjiklian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , May 2019, , Pages 235-238

  Background: Distribution of radiographic images in the outpatient setting on compact discs-recordable (CD-R) iscommonplace. Opening, manipulating and interpreting these can be challenging. This study evaluated the availabilityand ease of use of CD-R to evaluate digital images in an outpatient orthopedic ...  Read More

137. The Prevalence of Calcifications at the Origin of the Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis Increases with Age

Matthew Tarabochia; Stein Janssen; Paul T. Ogink; David Ring; Neal C. Chen

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 21-26

  Background: Enthesopathy of the extensor carpi radialis brevis origin [eECRB] is a common idiopathic, noninflammatorydisease of middle age that is characterized by excess glycosaminoglycan production and frequentlyassociated with radiographic calcification of its origin. The purpose of our study was ...  Read More

138. Revision of Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty to Hemiarthroplasty: Does it work?

Mihir Sheth; Daniel Sholder; Joseph Abboud; Mark Lazarus; Gerald Williams Jr; Surena Namdari

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, , Pages 147-153

  Background: The projected increase in revision shoulder arthroplasty has increased interest in the outcomes of theseprocedures. Glenoid component removal and conversion to a hemiarthroplasty (HA) is an option for aseptic glenoidloosening after anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (aTSA).Methods: We identified ...  Read More

139. Predictive Value of Computed Tomography Scan for Posterior Ligamentous Complex Injuries in Patients with Thoracolumbar Spinal Fractures

Babak Ganjeifar; Ehsan Keykhosravi; Gholamreza Bahadorkhan; Hossein Mashhadinezhad; Mohammad R. Ehsaei; Fariborz Samini; Masoud Pishjoo; Abdolreza Mahmoodi; Hamid Rezaei

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 321-324

  Background: Thoracolumbar spinal fractures include a range of injuries of various severities from simple apophysealfractures to neurological injury and complex fractures associated with vertebral dislocation. The treatment ofthoracolumbar fractures is challenging, especially due to the difficulty of ...  Read More

140. Chronic Long Head Biceps Tendinitis Secondary to Anomalous Origins in Young Patients: A Case Series

Soheil Sabzevari; Mostafa Khalilipour Roudi; Jay Kalawadia; Albert Lin

Volume 7, Issue 6 , November 2019, , Pages 493-497

  Background: To describe a case series of young adult patients with isolated chronic proximal biceps tendinitisrefractory to conservative care found to have anatomic long head biceps tendon (LHBT) origin variations who underwentarthroscopic-assisted subpectoral biceps tenodesis.Methods: Patients were ...  Read More

141. Comparison of Intertrochanteric Fracture Fixation with Dynamic Hip Screw and Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty Techniques

Mohammad Emami; Ali Reza Manafi; Behroz Hashemi; Ali Nemati; Saeed Safari

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, , Pages 14-17

  Background: At present, there is no consensus on an appropriate treatment modality for intertrochanteric fractures in the elderly with background diseases. The aim of the present study was to compare treatment outcomes of intertrochanteric fractures reduced with dynamic hip screws (DHS) and bipolar hemiarthroplasty ...  Read More

142. Injuries Associated with Femoral Shaft Fractures with Special Emphasis on Occult Injuries

E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan; Luis Moraleda; Primitivo Gomez-Cardero

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, , Pages 59-63

    Background: Fractures of the femoral shaft are mostly the result of high-energy accidents that also cause multiple trauma injuries, in particular ipsilateral knee and hip injuries. The purpose of this study was to investigate the incidence of injuries associated with femoral shaft fractures and ...  Read More

143. Repair of Minor Tissue Defect in Hand by Transfer of Free Tissue Flap from the Toe

Haitao Tan; Xiang Luo; Keqin Yang; Jianzhong Jiang; Pingou Wei; Jinming Zhao

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 11-16

  Background:   To introduce our experience of using the free neurovascular flap from great and second toe. Methods:   Thirteen patients (fifteen fingers) sought surgical treatment for soft tissue defects of the hand at our medical institutin between March 2006 and September 2009. In two patients, ...  Read More

144. Prevalence of Malignant Soft Tissue Tumors inExtremities: An Epidemiological Study in Syria

Habib Reshadi; Alireza Rouhani; Saeid Mohajerzadeh; Marvan Moosa; Asghar Elmi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 106-110

  Background:   Although the majority of soft tissue masses are benign, it is important to consider malignancy in differential diagnoses. Because most soft tissue sarcomas present as a painless mass, clinicians must watch for signs suggestive of malignancy, including large size, rapid growth, and ...  Read More

145. Intraarticular Administration of Tranexamic Acid Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case-control Study

M.N Tahmasebi; Kaveh Bashti; MR Sobhan; GH Ghorbani

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 141-145

  Background:  Tranexamic acid (TXA) has received extensive attention in management of blood loss in orthopedic surgeries. However, the ideal method of TXA administration is still controversial. This study aims to determine whether intraarticular injection of TXA reduces blood loss after total ...  Read More

146. Bilateral Synovial Knee Chondromatosis in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Case-report and Literature Review

M.N Tahmasebi; Kaveh Bashti; MR Sobhan; GH Ghorbani

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 260-264

  We presented a female patient with RA complaining of progressive pain, swelling, and crepitation of the knee joints that was diagnosed with bilateral synovial chondromatosis (SC) of both knees. Radiographies revealed characteristic findings of SC including multiple calcified multifaceted loose bodies ...  Read More

147. Giant Cell Tumor of Tendon Sheath

Jan Paul Briët; Stéphanie J.E. Becker; Thijs C.H. Oosterhoff; David Ring

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 19-21

  Background:  Giant cell tumor of tendon sheath (GCTTS) is often thought of as a volar finger mass. We hypothesized that GCTTS are equally common on the dorsal and volar aspects of the hand. In addition, we hypothesized that there are no factors associated with the location (volar versus dorsal) ...  Read More

148. Sternocostoclavicular Joint Swelling; Diagnosis of a Neglected Entity

Deep Sharma; Pooja Dhiman; Jagdish Menon; Komuravalli Varun krishna

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 94-98

  Background:  Sternocostoclavicular joint (SCCJ) swelling is an underdiagnosed, albeit important entity in clinical practice. The present study was conducted in order to identify the incidence and common causes of this entity.  Methods:  Patients presenting to the Orthopaedic ...  Read More

149. Short-Term Clinical Outcomes of Radial Shortening Osteotomy and Capitates Shortening Osteotomy in Kienböck Disease

Ahmadreza Afshar; Mohsen Mehdizadeh; Hamidreza Khalkhali

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 173-178

  Background:  There is no consensus on the best surgical treatment in Kienböck disease. We compared the shortterm outcomes of radial shortening osteotomy and capitate shortening osteotomy in patients affected with this disease.  Methods:  In a retrospective study of 21 patients with ...  Read More

150. Normal Age-Related Alterations on Distal Radius Radiography

Hamid Namazi; Rohallah Khaje

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 250-253

    Background: The present study was designed to ascertain serial changes on distal radius radiographic parameters attributable to aging.       Methods: In this prospective study, the sample consisted of 120 healthy individuals who were divided into four age groups each containing ...  Read More