1. Do Antibiotic Beads Need to be Removed?

Navin Fernando; Shawn Werner; Moamen Elhaddad; Jonah Davies; Reza Firoozabadi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , July 2020, , Pages 502-505

Abstract
  Background: Polymethylmethacrylate antibiotic impregnated beads can be an effective treatment for chronicosteomyelitis or an adjuvant in the treatment of open fractures. It remains unclear however whether the beads causelong-term adverse events if not removed. The purpose of this study was to determine ...  Read More

2. Fracture Surgery in Known COVID-19 Infected Patients: What Are the Challenges?

Mehrdad Sadighi; SM Javad Mortazavi; Adel Ebrahimpour; Alireza Manafi-Rasi; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Meisam Jafari KafiAbadi; Seyyed Saeed Khabiri; Saber Barazandeh Rad; Monireh Yaghoubi; Mohammadreza Chehrassan

Volume 8, Issue 3 , May 2020, , Pages 378-382

Abstract
  Background: Surgery in the time of COVID-19 pandemic is a challenging issue while treatment of affected fracturepatients is inevitable. The present study summarizes the challenges that an orthopedic surgeon is confronting duringthe surgical treatment of fracture patients with concomitant COVID-19 infection.Methods: ...  Read More

3. Association of New Coronavirus Disease With Fragility Hip and Lower Limb Fractures in Elderly Patients

Mohammad Javad Shariyate; Amir R. Kachooei

Volume 8, Supplement 1 , April 2020, , Pages 297-301

Abstract
  The novel coronavirus-induced infection (COVID-19) was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization onMarch 11, 2020. Iran is one of the countries with a high incidence of COVID-19 infection.Data on three patients with fragility hip fracture and COVID-19 infection were collected from one hospital ...  Read More

4. Novel Coronavirus Infection in Orthopedic Patients ; Report of Seven Cases

Hamid Rabie; Mohammad Hasan Sharafi; Leila Oryadi Zanjani; Mohammad Hossein Nabian

Volume 8, Supplement 1 , April 2020, , Pages 302-309

Abstract
  During the course of novel coronavirus pandemic ,Shariati hospital in Tehran , as a tertiary center in both orthopedictrauma and COVID-19 , we detected 7 cases with definite diagnosis of COVID-19 and concomitant emergent orthopedicproblem.This paper represents considerations and special issues in managing ...  Read More

Trauma
5. Intrathoracic Displacement of Fractured Right Humeral Head: A Case Report

Ali Sadighi; Touraj Asvadi Kermani; Parham Maroufi; Kosar Tarvirdizade; Atabak A.Kermani

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, , Pages 204-208

Abstract
  Intrathoracic displacement of the humeral head is a very uncommon condition and can be life threatening due to lungor heart injuries. There is a report of this condition where intrathoracic bone fragment was missed. Because of rareincidence there is no guideline for approach and treatment of this condition.We ...  Read More

Trauma
6. Union Following Biological and Rigid Fixations of Distal Tibia Extra-articular Fractures

Abdallah Abboud; Karim Masrouha; Tammam Hanna; Said Saghieh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , March 2020, , Pages 162-167

Abstract
  Background: Distal tibia fractures are among the most common bony injuries, with a significant rate of nonunion anddelayed union. There are multiple methods for the management of distal tibia fractures. Among the plating methods,there are bridge plating and compression plating techniques. There is still ...  Read More

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
7. Radiographic Predictors for Short-term Functional Outcome after Radial Head Arthroplasty in Patients with Persistent Symptoms after Treatment for Radial Head

Femke M.A.P. claessen; Bexkens, Rens; I. F. Kodde; Job N. Doornberg; Michel P. J. V. Bekerom; Denise Eygendaal

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 27-32

Abstract
  Background: Evaluation of the accurate position after radial head arthroplasty remains a challenge for surgeons.Standard radiographs are used to evaluate the position of the implant, however, results regarding radiographicdeficiencies on clinical outcome are not consistent. In this retrospective study ...  Read More

8. Modified Tension Band Wiring in Adult Distal Humeral Fracture Types A2 and C1

Saeed Kokly; Alessandro Castagna; Mohammadreza Guiti

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 325-330

Abstract
  Background: Distal humeral fractures accounts for approximately 2% of all fractures and nearly one-third of humeralfractures in adults. In this regard, Modified Tension Bind Wiring (MTBW) technique was used for the fixation of the distalhumeral fractures type A2 and C1 (AO) to evaluate the early movement ...  Read More

Trauma
9. Clinical Results of Percutaneous Fixation of Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures: A Minimally Invasive Internal Fixation Technique

Mohammad Qoreishi; Hamid R. Seyyed Hosseinzadeh; Farshad Safdari

Volume 7, Issue 3 , May 2019, , Pages 284-290

Abstract
  Background: The pelvic ring fractures (PRF) and acetabular fractures (AF) are among the major orthopedic injuriesassociated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. Open surgical stabilization is the standard treatment for themajority of these complications. Percutaneous minimally invasive surgical ...  Read More

Elbow
10. The Use of Eponyms for Surgical Approaches and Fractures in Elbow Surgery: Accuracy and Reliability Pre- and Post-Training

Jetske Viveen; Matthijs P. Somford; Koen L.M. Koenraadt; Michel P. J. van den Bekerom; Denise Eygendaal; Inger B. Schipper; Job N. Doornberg

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 191-198

Abstract
  The use of eponymous terms in orthopedic trauma surgery is common. In an assessment pre-training versus posttrainingat an AO Advanced Elbow Trauma Course, we aimed to report on (1) the accuracy and (2) reliability of 10common eponymous terms used for surgical approaches and fractures in elbow surgery. ...  Read More

Shoulder
11. Quantitative 3-dimensional Computerized Tomography Modeling of Isolated Greater Tuberosity Fractures with and without Shoulder Dislocation

Stein J. Janssen; Prakash Jayakumar; Dirk P. Ter Meulen; Derek F.P. Van Deurzen; David Ring

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 24-32

Abstract
  Background: The aim of this study was to assess differences in fracture morphology and displacement betweenisolated greater tuberosity (GT) fractures (i.e. fractures of the greater tuberosity without other fractures of the proximalhumerus) with and without shoulder dislocation utilizing quantitative ...  Read More

Spine
12. 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

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

Upper Extrimity
13. Functional Results of Unstable (Type 2) Distal Clavicle Fractures Treated with Superior Anterior Locking Plate

Rajesh Govindasamy; Saravanan Kasirajan; Tushar Doke

Volume 5, Issue 6 , November 2017, , Pages 394-399

Abstract
  Background: The treatment of distal clavicle fracture is always a challenge, as it is mostly unstable and has higherrate of delayed union, malunion, non-union and associated acromioclavicular arthritis. So the management of thesefractures remains controversial. The purpose of this study is to evaluate ...  Read More

Spine
14. Osteoporosis and the Management of Spinal Degenerative Disease

Felix Tome-Bermejo; Angel Piñera; Luis Alvarez

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

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

General Orthopedics
15. Is It “Fractured” or “Broken”? A Patient Survey Study to Assess Injury Comprehension after Orthopedic Trauma

Mohammad Ghorbanhoseini; Matthew D. Riedel; Tyler A. Gonzalez; Poopak Hafezi; John Y. Kwon

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, , Pages 235-242

Abstract
  the bone is “fractured” or “broken”. While orthopaedic surgeons consider these terms synonymous, patients appear tocomprehend the terms as having different meanings. Given the commonality of this frequently posed question, it may beimportant for providers to assess patients’ ...  Read More

Trauma
16. Epidemiological Profile of Extremity Fractures and Dislocations in Road Traffic Accidents in Kashan, Iran:a Glance at the Related Disabilities

Mehrdad Mahdian; Mohammad R. Fazel; Mojtaba Sehat; Gholamreza Khosravi; Mahdi Mohammadzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, , Pages 186-192

Abstract
  Background: Apart from the mortality, road traffic injuries are associated with significant morbidities. This study has aimed to examine the pattern of traffic accident-related extremity fractures/dislocations and their related disabilities. Methods: A retrospective hospital-based study was conducted ...  Read More

17. Axillary Artery Injury Associated with Proximal Humerus Fracture: A Report of 6 Cases

Rinne M. Peters; Mariano E. Menendez; Jos J. Mellema; David Ring; R. Malcolm Smith

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 52-57

Abstract
   Proximal humerus fractures are common, but associated injury of the axillary artery is uncommon. The majority of published blunt traumatic axillary artery injuries are associated with anterior glenohumeral dislocation; a few are associated with isolated proximal humerus fractures or fracture-dislocation. ...  Read More

Shoulder
18. Proximity of Vital Structures to the Clavicle: Comparison of Fractured and Non-fractured Side

Frans Mulder; Jos Mellema; David Ring

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 318-322

Abstract
    Background: Previous anatomic and radiological studies have described the relationship of the clavicle to major neurovascular structures in healthy subjects. We were curious about this relationship in patients with a clavicle fracture and if it is different from non-fractured clavicles.   ...  Read More

Trauma
19. Does Computed Tomography Change our Observation and Management of Fracture Non-Unions?

Ydo V. Kleinlugtenbelt; Vanessa A.B. Scholtes; Jay Toor; Christian Amaechi; Mario Maas; Mohit Bhandari; Rudolf W. Poolman; Peter Kloen

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 337-342

Abstract
    Background: The purpose of this study was to determine whether Multi-Detector Computed Tomography (MDCT) in addition to plain radiographs influences radiologists’ and orthopedic surgeons’ diagnosis and treatment plans for delayed unions and non-unions.   Methods: A retrospective ...  Read More

20. Effects of Hip Geometry on Fracture Patterns of Proximal Femur

Seyyed Morteza Kazemi; Mohamad Qoreishy; Ali Keipourfard; Mohammadreza Minator Sajjadi; Shahram Shokraneh

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 248-252

Abstract
    Background: Some studies have previously shown that geometry of proximal femur can affect the probability of fracture and type of fracture. It happens since the geometry of the proximal femur determines how a force is applied to its different parts. In this study, we have compared proximal femur’s ...  Read More

21. Treatment of Displaced Sacroiliac Fracture Using the Lateral Window for Short Plate Buttress Reduction and Percutaneous Sacroiliac Screw Fixation.

Colin Murphy; James Gill; Andrew Carrothers; Peter Hull

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 173-176

Abstract
         Fractures through the sacroiliac joint are very challenging to treat, technically difficult to reduce through closed methods on account of the multiaxial displacement of fractures fragments, frequently occur in very unwell patients, and have poor outcomes if malreduction is ...  Read More

22. Femoral Condyle Fracture during Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Selahattin Ozyurek

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 217-217

Abstract
  Dear Editor,We have greatly enjoyed reading the case report entitled “‘Femoral Condyle Fracture during Revision of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Case Report and a Review of Literature in the issue of Arch Bone Jt Surg. 2015;3(2) with great interest. We would like to commend the ...  Read More

23. Bilateral Simultaneous Femoral Neck and Shafts Fractures – A Case Report

Amirreza Sadeghifar; Alireza Saied

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 268-271

Abstract
    Simultaneous fractures of the femoral neck and shaft are not common injuries, though they cannot be considered rare. Herein, we report our experience with a patient with bilateral occurance of this injury. Up to the best of our knowkedge this is the first case reported in literature in which correct ...  Read More

24. Small Finger Metacarpal Shaft Wedged between Ring and Small Metacarpal Bases: a Report of 2 Cases

Frans J Mulder; Mariano E Menendez; David Ring

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 258-259

Abstract
  We present two patients with a displaced fracture of the small finger metacarpal base, where the shaft of the small finger metacarpal was wedged between the bases of the ring and small finger metacarpals. The striking appearance on radiographs led to initial recommendations for surgery, but both patients ...  Read More

25. Injuries Associated with Femoral Shaft Fractures with Special Emphasis on Occult Injuries

E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan; Luis Moraleda; Primitivo Gomez-Cardero

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2013, , Pages 59-63

Abstract
    Background: Fractures of the femoral shaft are mostly the result of high-energy accidents that also cause multiple trauma injuries, in particular ipsilateral knee and hip injuries. The purpose of this study was to investigate the incidence of injuries associated with femoral shaft fractures and ...  Read More