Hip
1. Effects of Zoledronic Acid and Vitamin E on Surgical– Induced Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head in Rabbit

Kaveh Gharanizadeh; Sina Aminizadeh; Nima Molavi; Amir Darbandi; Shabnam Nadjafi; Mahsa Fadavighaffari; Tina Shooshtarizadeh

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 547-553

Abstract
  Background: Femoral head osteonecrosis is a progressive disease with disabling outcomes in hip joint if not treated.This study was designed to compare the effects of zoledronic acid plus vitamin E versus zoledronic acid alone insurgical induced femoral head osteonecrosis in rabbits.Methods: 26 Japanese ...  Read More

Medical Genetics
2. Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 4G/5G Polymorphism Contributes to Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head Susceptibility: Evidence from a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Mohammad R. Sobhan; Masoud Mahdinezhad-Yazdi; Mansour Moghimi; Kazem Aghili; Mohammadali Jafari; Masoud Zare-Shehneh; Hossein Neamatzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 468-477

Abstract
  Background: The Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 gene 4G/5G (PAI-1 4G/5G) polymorphism has been suggestedto be associated with osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) susceptibility; however, the results are conflicting andinconclusive. We have carried out a comprehensive meta-analysis to derive a ...  Read More