1. Surgical Excision as the First Therapeutic Choice in Single-muscle Hemangiomas: a Case Series

Khodamorad Jamshidi; Milad Haji Agha Bozorgi; Hassan Assad Kassir; Alireza Mirzaei

Volume 8, Issue 3 , May 2020, , Pages 439-444

Abstract
  Background: Conservative management is generally the primary treatment for intramuscular hemangimas. However,many patients will require surgery later in their life, after suffering a long period of pain. We aimed to evaluate theoncologic and functional outcomes of surgery as the initial treatment of ...  Read More

2. Surgical Practice in the Shadow of COVID-19 Outbreak

Reza Abdi; Reza Shojaeian; Sara Hajian; Shahrzad Sheikh

Volume 8, Supplement 1 , April 2020, , Pages 256-261

Abstract
    Background: COVID-19 epidemic rapidly spread all around the world with over 1500 thousand infected cases and95000 deaths. This rapid pandemic may overwhelm health care capacity and shortage of resources is a major concern.Literature provided guidelines on management of COVID-19 patients but healthcare ...  Read More

Shoulder
3. Unplanned Operations and Adverse Events after Surgery for Diaphyseal Fracture of the Clavicle

Femke M.A.P. claessen; Ilse Schol BSc Schol; David Ring

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, , Pages 402-406

Abstract
  Background: We used a database of patients treated at three hospitals to study the primary null hypothesis that thereare no factors associated with unplanned reoperations or adverse events after surgical repair for diaphyseal claviclefracture. Additionally we addressed the following secondary study questions: ...  Read More

General Orthopedics
4. Do Patient Preferences Influence Surgeon Recommendations for Treatment?

Lisanne J. H. Smits; Suzanne C. Wilkens; David Ring; Thierry G. Guitton; Neal C. Chen

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 118-135

Abstract
  Background: When the best treatment option is uncertain, a patient’s preference based on personal values should bethe source of most variation in diagnostic and therapeutic interventions. Unexplained surgeon-to-surgeon variation intreatment for hand and upper extremity conditions suggests that ...  Read More

Trauma
5. Longer Length of Stay Increases 1-year Readmission Rate in Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Surgery

Tom J. Crijns; Tyler Caton; Teun Teunis; Jacob T. Davis; Kindra McWilliam-Ross; David Ring; Hugo B. Sanchez

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 492-500

Abstract
  Background: Proximal femur fractures are prevalent among the elderly and associated with substantial morbidity,mortality, and early readmission. Early readmission is gaining popularity as a measure of quality of hospital care and canlower reimbursement. A better understanding of the patient and treatment ...  Read More

Pediatric
6. Evaluation of Clinical and Radiological Results of Calcaneal Lengthening Osteotomy in Pediatric Idiopathic Flexible Flatfoot

Taghi Baghdadi; Hamed Mazoochy; Mohammad Reza Guiti; Nima Heidari khabbaz

Volume 6, Issue 5 , September 2018, , Pages 402-411

Abstract
  Background: Flexible idiopathic flatfoot is the most common form of flatfoot. First line treatments are parentalreassurance and conservative measures; however, surgical treatment may be needed in some cases. A numberof surgical techniques with varying results have been described in the literature. Here, ...  Read More

Hip
7. Hip Surgery in Quiescent or Active Tubercular Hip Arthritis; Is Reactivation Risk Really a Matter

Ali Parsa; Maryam Mirzaie; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Ali Birjandinejad; Abdolreza Malek; Alireza Mousavian

Volume 6, Issue 3 , May 2018, , Pages 169-175

Abstract
    About 15 % of all musculoskeletal tuberculosis (TB) have hip involvement. Early anti-tubercular drug therapy and other conservative treatment including short-term traction and mobilization programs could prevent hip joint destruction. Reactivation of TB accounts for a significant of active TB ...  Read More

8. Bilateral Synovial Knee Chondromatosis in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Case-report and Literature Review

M.N Tahmasebi; Kaveh Bashti; MR Sobhan; GH Ghorbani

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 260-264

Abstract
  We presented a female patient with RA complaining of progressive pain, swelling, and crepitation of the knee joints that was diagnosed with bilateral synovial chondromatosis (SC) of both knees. Radiographies revealed characteristic findings of SC including multiple calcified multifaceted loose bodies ...  Read More

9. Contribution of Surgery in Solitary Plasmacytoma of Spine; A Case Report

Babak Mirzashahi; Hamed Mazoochy; Reza Khalili Jamnani; Abdolnaser Farzan

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 121-125

Abstract
  Solitary plasmacytoma of bone is a rare malignant tumor mostly involving the axial skeleton. The tumor occurs in middle- aged or elderly people (mean age: 55 years) and has a high risk of progression to multiple myeloma. Radiotherapy is the preferred treatment for this disease. We report a case of recurrent ...  Read More