1. The Effect of Ozone (O3) versus Hyaluronic Acid on Pain and Function in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Javad Javadi Hedayatabad; Amir R. Kachooei; Negar Taher Chaharjouy; Niloufar Vaziri; Hasan Mehrad-Majd; Maryam Emadzadeh; Mansour Abolghasemian; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 3 , May 2020, , Pages 343-354

Abstract
  Background: Of the pharmacological modalities for knee osteoarthritis (OA), intra-articular injections including ozone(O3) and hyaluronic acid (HA) are commonly used for reducing pain and improving function. In this systematic reviewand meta-analysis, we aimed to compare the effect of O3 versus HA in ...  Read More

2. Influencing Factors on COVID-19 Infection Despite Protective Measures Among Orthopedic Residents: Air Ventilation and Contact Duration

Idin Javadi; Ramin Sargazi; Mohamadreza Daryaee; Amir R. Kachooei

Volume 8, Supplement 1 , April 2020, , Pages 310-312

Abstract
  Despite all protective measures, the number of contacts and cumulative contact duration in the frontline screening seem to be the influencing factors. Three out 5 of our first year orthopedic residents showed symptoms of the disease 2-3 weeks after starting their tasks in the COVID-19 floor. Other residents ...  Read More

3. Prevalence of Comorbidities in COVID-19 Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Ashkan Baradaran; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Aslan Baradaran; Amir R. Kachooei

Volume 8, Supplement 1 , April 2020, , Pages 247-255

Abstract
  Background: In this study, we aimed to assess the prevalence of comorbidities in the confirmed COVID-19 patients. Thismight help showing which comorbidity might pose the patients at risk of more severe symptoms.Methods: We searched all relevant databases on April 7th, 2020 using the keywords (“novel ...  Read More

4. Association of New Coronavirus Disease With Fragility Hip and Lower Limb Fractures in Elderly Patients

Mohammad Javad Shariyate; Amir R. Kachooei

Volume 8, Supplement 1 , April 2020, , Pages 297-301

Abstract
  The novel coronavirus-induced infection (COVID-19) was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization onMarch 11, 2020. Iran is one of the countries with a high incidence of COVID-19 infection.Data on three patients with fragility hip fracture and COVID-19 infection were collected from one hospital ...  Read More

5. Safety and Efficacy of Casting During COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comparison of the Mechanical Properties of Polymers Used for 3D Printing to Conventional Materials Used for the Generation of Orthopaedic Orthoses

Ashkan Sedigh; Amir R. Kachooei; Pedro K. Beredjiklian; Alexander R. Vaccaro; Michael Rivlin

Volume 8, Supplement 1 , April 2020, , Pages 281-285

Abstract
  To reduce the risk of spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the emerging protocols are advising for less physicianpatientcontact, shortening the contact time, and keeping a safe distance. It is recommended that unnecessary castingbe avoided in the events that alternative methods can be applied ...  Read More

6. Iranian Orthopedic Association (IOA) Response Guidance to COVID-19 Pandemic April 2020

Mansour Abolghasemian; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Mohammad Ali Enayatollahi; Keivan Honarmand; Amir R. Kachooei; Soheil Mehdipoor; Mohammad Javad Mortazavi; Alireza Mousavian; Ali Parsa; Gholam Ali Akasheh; Farshid Bagheri; Adel Ebrahimpour; Mohammad Fakoor; Roshanak Moradi; Mohammad Razi

Volume 8, Supplement 1 , April 2020, , Pages 209-217

Abstract
  Iranian Orthopedic Community as a part of the national health system feels deeply responsible to take part in the battle against the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Although we might not be considered the front-line defenders, we do have a key role in this challenge. As the crisis continues to grow ...  Read More

Hand
7. 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

Abstract
  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

Shoulder
8. Bilateral Arm-Abduction Shoulder Radiography to Determine the Involvement of the Scapulothoracic Motion in Frozen Shoulder

Fei Wu; Amir R. Kachooei; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Farshid Bagheri; Ehsan Hakimi; Babak Shojaie; Ara Nazarian

Volume 6, Issue 3 , May 2018, , Pages 225-232

Abstract
    Background: We hypothesize that there is no difference in the motion of the scapula with respect to the thoracic wall (scapulothoracic interface) between the affected versus non-affected shoulder on 0° and 90° standard arm abduction radiography. Methods: We enrolled 30 patients with the ...  Read More

Elbow
9. 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

Abstract
  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

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
10. Massive Emphysema and Pneumothorax Following Shoulder Arthroscopy under General Anaesthesia: A Case Report

Mohammad J. Shariati; Amir R. Kachooei; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 6 , November 2017, , Pages 459-463

Abstract
  The patient was a 61-year-old female with massive rotator cuff tear who had no history of smoking, COPD, asthma, or other pulmonary diseases. Four hours following shoulder arthroscopy, the patient developed progressive dyspnea, which was diagnosed as pneumothorax with subcutaneous emphysema extending ...  Read More

Hand
11. Persistent Medial Subluxation of the Ulna with Radiotrochlear Articulation

Amir R. Kachooei; David Ring

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, , Pages 264-269

Abstract
  Two patients-one with a terrible triad fracture dislocation and one with an anterior olecranon fracture dislocation—weretreated for maltracking of the elbow (medial subluxation). The radial head articulated with the lateral trochlea while theulnar trochlear notch was perched over the medial trochlea. ...  Read More

Shoulder
12. Psychometric Properties of the Persian Version of the Simple Shoulder Test (SST) Questionnaire

Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Ehsan Vahedi; Aslan Baradaran; Ali Birjandinejad; Seyyed-Hadi Seyyed-Hoseinian; Farshid Bagheri; Amir R. Kachooei

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 387-392

Abstract
    Background: To validate the Persian version of the simple shoulder test in patients with shoulder joint problems.   Methods: Following Beaton`s guideline, translation and back translation was conducted. We reached to a consensus on the Persian version of SST. To test the face validity in ...  Read More

Knee
13. 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

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

14. Factors Associated with Operative Treatment of De Quervain Tendinopathy

Amir Reza Kachooei; Sjoerd P.F.T Nota; . Mariano Esteban Menendez; George S.M. Dyer; David Ring

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 198-203

Abstract
  Background:  Geographic and doctor-to-doctor variations in care are a focus of quality and safety efforts in medicine. This study addresses factors associated with variation in the rate of operative treatment of de Quervain tendinopathy.   Methods: We used a database including all patient ...  Read More

15. Short Form-McGill Pain Questionnaire-2 (SF-MPQ-2): A Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Validation Study of the Persian Version in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

Amir Reza Kachooei; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Reza Erfani-Sayar; Maryam Salehi; Ehsan Salimi; Shiva Razi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 45-50

Abstract
    Background: We aimed to develop and validate the Persian version of Short Form McGill Pain Questionnaire-2 (SF-MPQ-2) in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Methods: Translation and back translation was performed using Beaton’s guideline. After a consensus has achieved on the Persian version ...  Read More

16. Outcome Assessment after Aptis Distal Radioulnar Joint (DRUJ) Implant Arthroplasty

Amir Reza Kachooei; Samantha M Chase; Jesse Jupiter

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 180-184

Abstract
  Background:  Conventional treatments after complicated injuries of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) such as Darrach and Kapandji-Sauvé procedures have many drawbacks, which may eventually lead to a painful unstable distal ulna.  The development of DRUJ prosthesis has significantly ...  Read More

17. Percutaneous Vertebroplasty in Iranian Patients with Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures

Farzad Omidi Kashani; Ebrahim Ghayem Hasankhani; Mohammad H Ebrahimzadeh; Amir Reza Kachooei; Mohammad Hasani; Ali Moradi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, , Pages 9-13

Abstract
  Background: Osteoporotic compression vertebral fractures are common clinical problems. In those with refractory fractures, percutaneous cement augmentation has been suggested. The aim of this study was to evaluate the functional outcome of percutaneous vertebroplasty in Iranian patients with refractory ...  Read More

18. A Modified Triple Pelvic Osteotomy for the Treatment of Hip Hypoplasia

Hassan Rahimi; Amir Reza Kachooei; Mohammad Hallaj moghaddam; Mohamad Gharedaghi; Masoud Mirkazemi; Omid Shahpari; Mohammad Hassani; Ali Moradi; Maryam Asadian

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, , Pages 31-34

Abstract
    Background: The prevalence of hip dysplasia is 1 in 1000. Several pelvic osteotomy methods have been developed to prevent early osteoarthritis, such as triple osteotomy. In this study we are going to introduce our new technique that was done on 4 patients with favorable short-term results.   ...  Read More

19. Carpal Tunnel Release in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Patients

Mohammad H Ebrahimzadeh; Hosein Mashhadi Nejad; Ali Moradi; Amir Reza Kachooei

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, , Pages 23-26

Abstract
  Background: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a compression neuropathy that causes paresthesia, pain or numbness in the territory of median nerve. The aim of this study is to compare the open surgery outcome and patients` satisfaction in carpal tunnel syndrome among diabetic and non-diabetic patients. ...  Read More