1. Factors Associated with Patient Willingness to Conduct a Remote Video Musculoskeletal Consultation
Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 June 2020

  Background. Remote video consultations on musculoskeletal illness are relatively convenient and accessible, and use fewer resources. However, there are concerns about technological and privacy issues, the possibility of missing something important, and equal access to all patients. We measured patient ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
2. 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

General Orthopedics
3. What´s New in Orthopedic Surgery for People with Hemophilia


Volume 6, Issue 3 , May 2018, , Pages 157-160

  Modern orthopedic surgery can improve the musculoskeletal problems of people with hemophilia. The most commonly affected joints are the knees, the ankles and the elbows. The most common orthopedic procedures that PWH undergo are the following: RS, arthroscopic synovectomy, arthroscopic joint debridement, ...  Read More

4. A Comparison between Single and Double Tourniquet Technique in Distal Upper Limb Orthopedic Surgeries with Intravenous Regional Anesthesia

Mohammad Haghighi; Mohsen Mardani-Kivi; Ahmadreza Mirbolook; Samaneh Ghazanfar Tehran; Nasim Ashouri Saheli; Keyvan Hashemi-Motlagh; Khashayar Saheb-Ekhtiari

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 63-70

  Background: Several studies have put an effort to minimize the tourniquet pain and complications after conventionaldouble tourniquet intravenous regional anesthesia (IVRA). We expressed in our hypothesis that an upper arm singlewide tourniquet (ST) may serve a better clinical efficacy rather than the ...  Read More

5. Questionable Word Choice in Scientific Writing in Orthopedic Surgery

Casey M. O`Connor; Mariano E. Menendez; Kevin Hughes; David Ring

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, , Pages 231-234

  Background: Given the strong influence of thoughts, emotions, and behaviors on musculoskeletal symptoms andlimitations it’s important that both scientific and lay writing use the most positive, hopeful, and adaptive words andconcepts consistent with medical evidence. The use of words that might ...  Read More

6. A Survey on Transfusion Status in Orthopedic Surgery at a Trauma Center

Mehran Soleimanha; mohammad haghighi; Ahmadreza Mirbolook; Abbas Sedighinejad; Mohsen Mardani-kivi; Bahram Naderi-nabi; Tahereh Chavoshi; Mehrnoosh Ghandili Mehrnoosh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 70-74

    Background: Increased costs and mortality associated with inappropriate blood transfusions have led to investigations about blood request and blood transfusion techniques. We investigated the transfusion status in patients who underwent orthopedic surgery in Poursina Hospital (Rasht, Iran) to ...  Read More

7. Comparison of Intravenous Morphine with Sublingual Buprenorphine in Management of Postoperative Pain after Closed Reduction Orthopedic Surgery

Ghasem Soltani; Mahmood Khorsand; ALireza Sepehri Shamloo; Lida Jarahi; Nahid Zirak

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 280-285

    Background: Postoperative pain is a common side effect following surgery that can significantly reduce surgical quality and patient’s satisfaction. Treatment options are morphine and buprenorphine. We aimed to compare the efficacy of a single dose of intravenous morphine with sublingual ...  Read More