General Orthopedics
1. Evaluation of Bone Mineral Density in Perimenopausal Period

Zhaleh Shariati-Sarabi; Hamid Etemad Rezaie; Nasrin Milani; Farnaz Etemadrezaee; Ali Etemad Rezaie

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 57-62

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.19433.1506

Abstract
  Background: The menopausal transition called perimenopause, happens after the reproductive years, and isspecified with irregular menstrual cycles, perimenopause symptoms and hormonal changes. Women going throughperi menopausal period are vulnerable to bone loss.Osteoporosis is one of the most common ...  Read More

Hand
2. Economic Analysis of Bisphosphonate Use after Distal Radius Fracture for Prevention of Hip Fracture

Suneel B. Bhat; Asif M. Ilyas

Volume 5, Issue 6 , November 2017, , Pages 380-383

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.20386.1527

Abstract
  Background: Osteoporosis is a common condition among the elderly population, and is associated with an increased risk of fracture. One of the most common fragility fractures involve the distal radius, and are associated with risk of subsequent fragility fracture. Early treatment with bisphosphonates ...  Read More

Spine
3. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.19349.1498

Abstract
  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
4. Acute Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty for Proximal Tibial Fractures in Elderly

Mohammad M. Sarzaeem; Mohammad M. Omidian; Gholamhossein kazemian; Aalireza Manafi

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, , Pages 302-307

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.8435

Abstract
  Background: Proximal tibial fractures in elderly patients with osteoporosis or knee osteoarthritis (OA) are challengingcases. In the current study, we present our experience with uncommon acute primary total knee arthroplasty (PTKA)in this patient population.Methods: PTKAs were performed following proximal ...  Read More

Spine
5. Osteoporosis and the Management of Spinal Degenerative Disease

Felix Tome-Bermejo; Angel Piñera; Luis Alvarez

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, , Pages 272-282

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.8440

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

Spine
6. The Effect of Dynamic Hyperextension Brace on Osteoporosis and Hyperkyphosis Reduction in Postmenopausal Osteoporotic Women

Hooman Shariatzadeh; Bagher Saeed Modaghegh; Alireza Mirzaei

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, , Pages 181-185

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.20826.1539

Abstract
  Background: Osteoporosis and hyperkyphosis could impose a considerable financial and therapeutic burden on the affected society. Thus, new strategies to prevent or manage such complications are of significant importance. Here we evaluate the effect of ‘Dynamic Hyperextension Brace’ (DHB) ...  Read More

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
7. Stress Fracture of the Lateral Femoral Condyle afterTotal Knee Arthroplasty

Mohammad M. Sarzaeem; Mahmood Jabalameli

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2017, , Pages 125-128

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.8381

Abstract
  Background: This is to assess one of the rare complications after total knee replacement and to assess risk factors of failure.Methods: 11 patients with varus knee and an average age of 67 years underwent TKA between 2005 and 2013. All patients returned with a sudden sharp knee pain, disability to walk ...  Read More

Hand
8. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7868

Abstract
  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

9. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2013.1729

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