1. 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

  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

General Orthopedics
2. Measurement Properties of the Brief Pain Inventory- Short Form (BPI-SF) and the Revised Short McGill Pain Questionnaire-Version-2 (SF-MPQ-2) in Painrelated Musculoskeletal Conditions: A Systematic Review Protocol

Samuel Jumbo; Joy MacDermid; Michael E. Kalu; Tara L. Packham; George S. Athwal; Kenneth J. Faber

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, , Pages 131-141

  Background: The Brief Pain Inventory-Short Form (BPI-SF) and Revised Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire Version-2(SF-MPQ-2) are generic pain assessment tools used in research and practice for pain assessment in musculoskeletal(MSK) conditions. A comprehensive review that systematically analyses their ...  Read More

3. Clinical Outcomes of Open versus Arthroscopic Surgery for Lateral Epicondylitis, Evidence from a Systematic Review

Ali Moradi; Pouria Pasdar; Hasan Mehrad Majd; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 91-104

  Background: Lateral epicondylitis (LE) also known as tennis elbow is a common disease of middle-aged population.Surgery is a treatment of choice in patients not responded to the conservative management. Open and arthroscopicrelease are the two main choices for LE surgery; however, an overall consensus ...  Read More

4. 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

  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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

  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