Knee
1. Anthropometric measurements of distal femur to design the femoral component of total knee arthroplasty for the Iranian population

Ali Birjandinejad; Reza Zandi; elham karimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 March 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.32420.1861

Abstract
  Background and objectives: Acquiring knowledge about anatomic and geometric quantities of bones is among the most vital parameters in orthopedic surgery, which has a significant effect on the treatment of various disorders and subsequent outcomes. The aim of this study was to obtain anthropometric information ...  Read More

Knee
2. Important Topics on Contemporary Total knee Arthroplasty: What Does Recent Literature Say?

E. Carlos RODRIGUEZ-MERCHAN

Volume 7, Issue 6 , November 2019, , Pages 476-477

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2019.43497.2190

Abstract
  In the present editorial, I would like to comment oneleven recent articles that broaden our understandingof the controversial issues pertinent to total kneearthroplasty (TKA).  Read More

Biomechanics
3. A Critical Review of Proximal Fibular Osteotomy for Knee Osteoarthritis

Abhishek Vaish; Yogesh Kumar Kathiriya; Raju Vaishya

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, , Pages 453-462

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2019.36974.1977

Abstract
  The surgical management of Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA), so far, mainly revolved around arthroscopic procedures,arthroplasty (total: TKA and unicompartmental: UKA) or high tibial osteotomy (HTO). Recently, another minimallyinvasive surgical treatment of proximal fibular osteotomy (PFO) has been proposed ...  Read More

Knee
4. Correlation of Anthropometric Measurements of Proximal Tibia in Iranian Knees with Size of Current Tibial Implants

Elham karimi; Reza Zandi; Mohsen Norouzian; Ali Birjandinejad

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 339-345

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.29229.1761

Abstract
  of the Caucasian population. The purpose of this study was to investigate the morphometry of the proximal tibia in thestandard resected surface of total knee arthroplasty (TKA).Methods: In this descriptive study, the anthropometric data of the proximal tibia were measured in 132 knees (80 malesand 52 ...  Read More

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
5. Operative Time Directly Correlates with Blood Loss and Need for Blood Transfusion in Total Joint Arthroplasty

David Ross; Omer Erkocak; Mohammad R. Rasouli; Javad Parvizi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , May 2019, , Pages 229-234

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2019.28534.1736

Abstract
  Background: Allogeneic blood transfusion in patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty (TJA) has been shown tonegatively affect patient outcomes. This study aimed to examine if there is a correlation between operative time and theneed for allogeneic blood transfusions during TJA.Methods: We performed ...  Read More

Joint Replacement
6. National Joint Registry of Iran

Arvin Najafi; Abolfazl Bagherifard; Mohammad H. Kaseb; Seyed Mohamadjavad Mortazavi; Pejman Mansouri

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 75-78

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.26043.1854

Abstract
  Joint replacement is currently on the rise with a high community burden. A registry was designed to evaluate the costs,possible complications, and rate of revisions as well as finding the most effective techniques, risk factors associatedwith poor results, indications for revision surgeries, and also ...  Read More

Knee
7. Preoperative Aspiration Culture (PAC) for the Diagnosis of Infection in a Prosthetic Knee Joint

E. Carlos RODRIGUEZ-MERCHAN

Volume 6, Issue 5 , September 2018, , Pages 342-345

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.15397.1374

Abstract
  Background: Periprosthetic infection is the most serious joint replacement complication, occurring in 0.8-1.9% of totalknee arthroplasties (TKAs).This review aims to define the role of preoperative aspiration culture (PAC) for diagnosis of TKA infection.Methods: A PubMed (MEDLINE) search related to TKA ...  Read More

Knee
8. Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy for Painful Degenerative Meniscal Tears in the Presence of Knee Osteoarthritis in Patients Older than 50 Years of Age: Predictors of an Early (1 to 5 Years) Total Knee Replacement

E. Carlos Rodriquez-Merchan; Jose Garcia-Ramos; Norma G. Padilla-Eguiluz; Enrique Gomez-Barrena

Volume 6, Issue 3 , May 2018, , Pages 203-211

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.24523.1646

Abstract
    Background: The role of arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM) for painful degenerative meniscal tears (PDMT) is currently controversial. To define the rate of early (1 to 5 years) conversion to total knee replacement (TKR) and their predictors after APM for PDMT in patients with knee osteoarthritis ...  Read More

Knee
9. Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients with Retention of Prior Hardware Material: What is the Outcome?

Jorge Manrique; Mohammad Rasouli; Camilo Restrepo; Mitchell G. Maltenfort; Jonathan Beri; Jeffrey Oliver; Raj Patel; Javad Parvizi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 23-26

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.19759.1513

Abstract
  Background: There is an information gap in literature regarding postoperative outcome of total knee arthroplasty (TKA)in patients with hardware in-situ from the previous knee surgery. The present study aims to evaluate impact of retainedhardware on short-term outcome of TKA patients.Methods: Perioperative ...  Read More

Knee
10. Association of ESRα Gene Pvu II T>C, XbaI A>G and BtgI G>A Polymorphisms with Knee Osteoarthritis Susceptibility: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Based on 22 Case-Control Studies

Masoud Mehdinejad Yazdi; Mohamad H. Jamalaldini; Mohammad R. Sobhan; Mohammadali Jafari; Mahta Mazaheri; Masoud Zare-Shehneh; Hossein Neamatzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 6 , November 2017, , Pages 351-362

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.22391.1578

Abstract
  Background: Many studies have reported the association of estrogen receptor α gene (ESRα) ESRα PvuII T>C, XbaI A>G and BtgI G>A polymorphisms with Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) risk, but the results remained controversial. In order to drive a more precise estimation, the present ...  Read More

Knee
11. Prognostic Factors Affecting the Results of Modified Thompson Quadricepsplasty for the Treatment of Extension Contracture of the Knee

Ali Birjandinejad; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Sayyed-Hadi Sayyed-Hosseinian; Saman Tabesh; Maryam Ghanbarifard

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2017, , Pages 109-113

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.19684.1511

Abstract
  Background: Knee extension contracture is a disabling complication after fractures around the knee. In this study we aimed to study factors influencing the outcomes of quadricepsplasty for the treatment of traumatic knee extension contracture. We hypothesized that there is no factor influencing ...  Read More

12. Unicompartmental Knee Osteoarthritis (UKOA): Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty (UKA) or High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO)?

E. Carlos RODRIGUEZ-MERCHAN

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 307-313

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2015.5815

Abstract
    Background: The aim of this review article is to analyze the results of high tibial osteotomy compared to unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in patients with unicompartmental knee osteoarthritis.   Methods: The search engine used was PubMed. The keywords were: "high tibial osteotomy versus ...  Read More

13. Iranian Joint Registry(Iranian National Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Registry)

Hamidreza Aslani; Seyed Taghi Nourbakhsh; Farivar A Lahiji; Keykavoos Heydarian; Mahmood Jabalameli; Mohammad Taghi Ghazavi; Mahmoud Reza Fayyaz; Mohammad Ali Sazegari; Maziar Mohaddes; Mojtaba Rajabpour; Mohammad Emami; Seyyed Mohammad Jazayeri; Firooz Madadi; Hossein Farahini; Fardin Mirzatoloee; Mohammad Gharahdaghi; Mohammad Hossein Ebrahimzadeh; Mohammadreza Ebrahimian; Hossein Mirvakili; Kaveh Bashti; Mohtasham Almasizadeh; Mansour Abolghasemian; Afshin Taheriazam; Mehdi Motififard; Hamidreza Yazdi; Mahmood Karimi Mobarakeh; Masoud Shayestehazar; Mehdi Moghtadae; Babak Siavashi; Mohammadreza M Sajjadi; Alireza Manafi Rasi; Seyyed Kazem Chabok; Zohreh Zafarani; Shahin Salehi; Monireh Ahmadi; Amin Mohammadi; Mohammad Ebrahim Shahsavand

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 192-196

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.6707

Abstract
     Periodic evaluation and monitoring the health and economic outcome of joint replacement surgery is a common and popular process under the territory of joint registries in many countries. In this article we introduce the methodology used for the foundation of the National Iranian Joint Registry ...  Read More

14. Posterolateral Corner of the Knee:Current Concepts

Jorge Chahla; Gilbert Moatshe; Chase Dean; Robert LaPrade

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 97-103

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.6435

Abstract
         Injuries to the posterolateral corner (PLC) comprise a significant portion of knee ligament injuries. A high index of suspicion is necessary when evaluating the injured knee to detect these sometimes occult injuries. Moreover, a thorough physical examination and a comprehensive ...  Read More

15. Unusual Presentation of Synovial Sarcoma as Meniscal Cyst: A Case Report

Khodamorad Jamshidi; Hooman Yahazadeh; Abolfazl Bagherifard

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 296-299

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2015.4657

Abstract
    Periarticular cyst and cystic soft tissue lesion around the knee are common. Synovial sarcoma is a rare and malignant soft tissue tumor accounting for approximately 5% of soft tissue sarcoma. A case is presented where a lesion adjacent to the joint line of the knee was diagnosed clinically and ...  Read More

16. Soluble Mediators in Posttraumatic Wrist and Primary Knee Osteoarthritis

Teun Teunis; Michiel Beekhuizen; Gerjo V.M. Van Osch; Arnold H. Schuurman; Laura B. Creemers; L. Paul van Minnen

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 146-150

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2014.3355

Abstract
  Background:  New discoveries about the pathophysiology changed the concept that all forms of osteoarthritis are alike; this lead to the delineation of different phenotypes such as age, trauma or obese related forms. We aim to compare soluble mediator profiles in primary knee and posttraumatic ...  Read More

17. Medial Unicompartmental Osteoarthritis (MUO) of the Knee: Unicompartmental Knee Replacement (UKR) or Total Knee Replacement (TKR)

E. Carlos RODRIGUEZ-MERCHAN

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 137-140

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2014.3233

Abstract
  The aim of this review article is to analyze the clinical effectiveness of total knee replacement (TKR) compared to unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) in patients with medial unicompartmental osteoarthritis (MUO) in terms of survival rates, revision rates and postoperative complications. The search ...  Read More

18. Evidence Based Conservative Management of Patello-femoral Syndrome

E. Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 4-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2014.2361

Abstract
  Background:   Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is defined as pain surrounding the patella when sitting with bent knees for prolonged periods of time or when performing activities like ascending or descending stairs, squatting or   athletic activities. Patella dislocation is not included ...  Read More

19. Intraarticular Injections of Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP)in the Management of Knee Osteoarthritis

E. Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2013, , Pages 5-8

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2013.1730

Abstract
    The clinical use of PRP therapy in the practical setting of orthopaedic fields is increasing partly because of the accessibility of devices that are used in outpatient preparation and delivery. Another reason is the strong advertisement of PRP procedures as the ultimate treatment and novel technology ...  Read More