1. Total knee arthroplasty in patients with hemophilia: What do we know?

SM Javad Mortazavi; nima bagheri; Amir Reza Farhoud; seied hadi Kalantar; Ehsan Ghadimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 December 2019

Abstract
  Total knee arthroplasty is considered as the treatment of choice for those with end-stage hemophilic arthropathy. Compared to other patients undergoing TKA, these patients have specific features, such as bleeding tendency, younger age, pre-operative restricted range of motion (ROM), altered anatomy and ...  Read More

2. Intra-articular versus Intravenous Tranexamic Acid in total knee arthroplasty: a Randomized Clinical Trial study

Seyed Mohammad Javad Mortazavi; Babak Sattartabar; Alireza Moharrami; seyed hadi Kalantar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 December 2019

Abstract
  Background: Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) can cause excessive blood loss requiring allogenic transfusions. Tranexamic acid (TXA) has been increasingly used for lowering blood loss. The present study aimed to compare the efficacy of intravenous (IV) and intra-articular (IA) administrations of TXA in TKA ...  Read More

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3. 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

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

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4. Comparison between Patellar Resurfacing and Retention in Total Knee Arthroplasty Regarding the Postoperative Satisfaction of Patients and Patellar Crepitus

Mohammad H. Kaseb; Seyed Mohammad J. Mortazavi; Mohammad Ayati Firoozabadi; Hesam Toofan

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, , Pages 441-444

Abstract
  Background: Patellar crepitus after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is not uncommon. The choice between patellarresurfacing or retention in TKA has remained controversial. Therefore, this randomized controlled trial aimed to evaluatethe impact of patellar resurfacing on the incidence of patellar crepitus. ...  Read More

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5. How Much Bone Cement Is Utilized for Component Fixation in Primary Cemented Total Knee Arthroplasty?

Aditya V. Maheshwari; Neil V. Shah

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 209-210

Abstract
  Dear Editor, We read with great interest the timely study by Satish et al., How Much Bone Cement Is Utilized for Component Fixation in Primary Cemented Total Knee Arthroplasty? (1). We applaud the authors, yet we hope they can clarify some points to make this study more applicable to a wider population.  Read More

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6. Staphylococcus aureus Colonization in Patients Undergoing Total Hip or Knee Arthroplasty and Costeffectiveness of Decolonization Programme

Hosseinali Hadi; Mahmood Jabalamoli; Abolfazl BagheriFard; Ehsanollah Ghaznavi-Rad; Ahmadreza Behrouzi; Ali Joorabchi; Amir Azimi

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 554-559

Abstract
  Background: Periprosthetic joint infection is a devastating complication of total joint arthroplasty. It seems that thepatient’s skin, nose, throat, and urine are important sites for microbial colonization. Colonization with staphylococcusaureus, especially methicillin resistant increases the risk ...  Read More

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
7. Conservative Bone Cuts and Technical Hints Incruciate Retaining Total Knee Arthroplasty, a 20 Years Experience

Hadi Makhmalbaf; Omid Shahpari

Volume 6, Issue 4 , July 2018, , Pages 335-339

Abstract
  Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is one of the most successful procedures in modern orthopedic surgery, providing high patient satisfaction rate. As a result, the number of patients undergoing TKA is increasing in number every year and more patients would be inclined to have the operation in near future ...  Read More

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8. Different References for Valgus Cut Angle in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Hamidreza Yazdi; Ara Nazarian; Jim Wu; Arash Amiri; Poopak Hafezi; Margaret Babikian; Amin Mohamadi; Reza Pakdaman; Mohammad Ghorbanhoseini

Volume 6, Issue 4 , July 2018, , Pages 289-293

Abstract
  Background: The valgus cut angle (VCA) of the distal femur in Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) is measured preoperativelyon three-joint alignment radiographs. The anatomical axis of the femur can be described as the anatomical axis of thefull length of the femur or as the anatomical axis of the distal half ...  Read More

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9. Comparison of Clinical Results between Patellar Resurfacing and Non-resurfacing in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Short Term Evaluation

Mohammad H. Kaseb; Mohammad N. Tahmasebi; S. M. Javad Mortazavi; Mohammad R. Sobhan; Mohammad H. Nabian

Volume 6, Issue 2 , March 2018, , Pages 124-129

Abstract
  Background: There is no difference in the functional outcomes 6 months after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for kneeosteoarthritis between patellar resurfacing and non-resurfacing. Thus, we have performed this study to compare theshort-term clinical outcomes of TKA performed with and without the patella ...  Read More

10. Does a Previous High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO) Influence the Long-term Function or Survival of a Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA)?

E. Carlos RODRIGUEZ-MERCHAN

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 19-22

Abstract
   High tibial osteotomy (HTO) is a well established technique for the treatment of medial osteoarthritis ofthe knee with varus malalignment. The outcome of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) after HTO remains uncertain.The aim of this paper is to revise the literature with the aim of answering the following ...  Read More

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11. Measurement of Posterior Tibial Slope Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Elham karimi; Mohsen Norouzian; Ali Birjandinejad; Reza Zandi; Hadi Makhmalbaf

Volume 5, Issue 6 , November 2017, , Pages 435-439

Abstract
  Background: Posterior tibial slope (PTS) is an important factor in the knee joint biomechanics and one of the bone features, which leads to knee joint stability. Posterior tibial slope affects flexion gap, knee joint stability and posterior femoral rollback that are related to wide range of knee motion. ...  Read More

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
12. Brucella Arthritis Following Total Knee Arthroplasty in a Patient with Hemophilia: A Case Report

Seyed Mohammad J. Mortazavi; Mohammad R. Sobhan; Hamed Mazoochy

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, , Pages 342-346

Abstract
  Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a rewarding procedure in patients with hemophilia and end stage knee hemophilicarthropathy. However, this procedure might be associated with complications such as infection. There periprostheticjoint infection in patients with hemophilia is very well known, though we ...  Read More

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13. Acute Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty for Proximal Tibial Fractures in Elderly

Mohammad M. Sarzaeem; Mohammad M. Omidian; Gholamhossein kazemian; Aalireza Manafi

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, , Pages 302-307

Abstract
  Background: Proximal tibial fractures in elderly patients with osteoporosis or knee osteoarthritis (OA) are challengingcases. In the current study, we present our experience with uncommon acute primary total knee arthroplasty (PTKA)in this patient population.Methods: PTKAs were performed following proximal ...  Read More

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14. Restoration of the Mechanical Axis in Total Knee Artrhoplasty Using Patient-Matched Technology Cutting Blocks. A Retrospective Study of 132 Cases

Dimitrios N. Lyras; Robert Greenhow; Craig Loucks

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, , Pages 283-289

Abstract
  Background: The aim of this study is to evaluate the accuracy of bone cuts and the resultant alignment, using theMyKnee patient specific cutting blocks.Methods: We retrospectively reviewed 132 patients undergoing primary TKR for osteoarthritis by one single surgeon.The operative time, the preoperative ...  Read More

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15. The Effect of Sagittal Femoral Bowing on the Femoral Component Position in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Seyyed Morteza Kazemi; Tooraj Shafaghi; Reza Minaei; Reza Osanloo; Hashem Abrishamkarzadeh; Farshad Safdari

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2017, , Pages 251-255

Abstract
  Background: In the current study, we investigated that how sagittal femoral bowing can affect the sagittal alignment ofthe femoral component in total knee arthroplasty (TKA).Methods: There were 25 patients underwent TKA. Long leg radiography in lateral view was performed. The sagittalfemoral bowing (SFB) ...  Read More

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16. Stress Fracture of the Lateral Femoral Condyle afterTotal Knee Arthroplasty

Mohammad M. Sarzaeem; Mahmood Jabalameli

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2017, , Pages 125-128

Abstract
  Background: This is to assess one of the rare complications after total knee replacement and to assess risk factors of failure.Methods: 11 patients with varus knee and an average age of 67 years underwent TKA between 2005 and 2013. All patients returned with a sudden sharp knee pain, disability to walk ...  Read More

17. Total Knee Arthroplasty in Severe Unstable Knee: Case-Report and Literature Review

Mohammad Naghi Tahmasebi; Gholamreza Ghorbani Amjad; Mohammad Hasan Kaseb; kaveh Bashti

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 58-62

Abstract
    Multiplanar or global laxity in arthritic knee is rare , most of this patients have neuromuscular disorder (post poliomyelitis , spinal dystrophy) or history of knee trauma. Ligament insufficiency and severe bone loss is significant in this patient. The estimated prevalence for the concurrence ...  Read More

18. Analysis of the Geometry of the Distal Femur and Proximal Tibia in the Osteoarthritic Knee: A 3D Reconstruction CT Scan Based Study of 449 Cases

Dimitrios Lyras; Craig Loucks; Robert Greenhow

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 116-121

Abstract
      Background: The aim of this study is to evaluate the geometry of the distal femur and the proximal tibia in the osteoarthritic knee using 3D reconstructive CT scan imaging. Methods: 449 patients with knee osteoarthritis were treated surgically in our center with patient-specific technology ...  Read More

19. Which Route of Tranexamic Acid Administration is More Effective to Reduce Blood Loss Following Total Knee Arthroplasty?

Sohrab Keyhani; Ali Akbar Esmailiejah; Mohammadreza Abbasian; Farshad Safdari

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 65-69

Abstract
    Background: The most appropriate route of tranexamic acid administration is controversial. In the current study, we compared the efficacy of intravenous (IV) and topical intra-articular tranexamic acid in reducing blood loss and transfusion rate in patients who underwent primary total knee arthroplasty. ...  Read More

20. Knee Fusion or Above-The-Knee Amputation after Failed Two-Stage Reimplantation Total Knee Arthroplasty

E. Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 241-243

Abstract
  Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a serious complication of total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Control of infection after a failed two-stage TKA is not always possible, and the resolution of infection may require an above-knee amputation (AKA) or a the-knee (KF). The purpose of this review is to determine ...  Read More

21. Intraarticular Administration of Tranexamic Acid Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case-control Study

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

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 141-145

Abstract
  Background:  Tranexamic acid (TXA) has received extensive attention in management of blood loss in orthopedic surgeries. However, the ideal method of TXA administration is still controversial. This study aims to determine whether intraarticular injection of TXA reduces blood loss after total ...  Read More