Knee
1. 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

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2. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.26651.1704

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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3. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.35332.1933

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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4. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.26735.1709

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.
5. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.32401.1856

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

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
6. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.26736.1707

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

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
7. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.21742.1560

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

8. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.13989.1334

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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9. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.20411.1534

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.
10. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.21696.1559

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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11. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.14182.1337

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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12. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.8435

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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13. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.8431

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

Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
14. Stress Fracture of the Lateral Femoral Condyle afterTotal Knee Arthroplasty

Mohammad M. Sarzaeem; Mahmood Jabalameli

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.8381

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

15. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.7858

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

16. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.6436

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

17. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2016.5422

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

18. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2015.4237

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

19. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2014.3356

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