Ankle
1. Minimally Invasive Repair of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture Using Gift Box Technique

Mohammadhossein Chegini kord; Adel Ebrahimpour; Mehrdad Sadighi; Mohammadreza Chehrassan; Leili Nazari; Arvin Najafi; Mohammadreza Minator Sajjadi

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, , Pages 429-434

Abstract
  Background: This study aimed to introduce a modified technique for minimally invasive Achilles tendon (AT) rupture repairusing gift box sutures. The preliminary clinical and functional outcomes were investigated among a number of patients.Methods: In a consecutive case series study, 24 patients with ...  Read More

Shoulder
2. Precontoured Locking Plate Treatment in Mid-Shaft Clavicle Fractures: Outcomes and Complications with a Minimun of 2- Years Follow up

Juan Martìn Patiño; Alejandro Felix Rullan Corna; Alejandro Emilio Michelini; Ignacio Abdon; Sandra Denise Hochbaum; Fernando Zicovich Wilson

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 105-111

Abstract
  Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate functional outcome and complications with a long term followup (minimum of 2 years post-operative) in patients with mid-shaft clavicle fractures treated with precontoured lockingplates.Methods: We included 41 patients. Goniometric measurement of shoulder ...  Read More

Shoulder
3. Failure of Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty with Revision to Another Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Mihir Sheth; Daniel Sholder; Eric M. Padegimas; Thema A. Nicholson; Charles L. Getz; Matthew L. Ramsey; Gerald R. Williams; Surena Namdari

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 19-23

Abstract
  Background: While outcomes of primary anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (aTSA) are generally favorable, resultsafter revision procedures are less reliable. This study examines the functional outcomes, complications, and implantsurvival in patients who underwent revision of aTSA to aTSA.Methods: Patients ...  Read More

Shoulder
4. The “July Effect” on Shoulder Arthroplasty: Are Complication Rates Higher at the Beginning of the Academic Year?

Daniel Tobert; Mariano Menendez; David C. Ring; Neal C. Chen

Volume 6, Issue 4 , July 2018, , Pages 277-281

Abstract
  Background: The ”July effect” is a colloquialism asserting an increased rate of errors at the start of the academicyear in teaching hospitals. This retrospective population-based study evaluated for the presence of the July effect inperforming shoulder arthroplasty.Methods: Using the Nationwide ...  Read More