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1. Anterolateral Meniscofemoral Ligament Associated with Ring-shaped Lateral Meniscus and Congenital Absence of Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Managed with Ligament Reconstruction

Mohammad Razi; Hamed Mazoochy; Elaheh Ziaei Ziabari; Haleh Dadgostar; Alireza Askari; Peyman Arasteh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 112-116

Abstract
  A 24 year old otherwise healthy male was presented with a chief complaint of giving way in the left knee. MRI reportedcomplete anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tearing. Arthroscopy showed ACL agenesis, ring-shaped lateral meniscus,and an anomalous thick band extending from the anterior horn of the lateral ...  Read More

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2. Save the Meniscus, A Good Strategy to Preserve the Knee

Mohammad Razi; SM Javad Mortazavi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 1-4

Abstract
  With increasing life expectancy, the demand for preservation of native articular cartilage is increasing to delay joint arthroplasties. In the knee, there are many different strategies to preserve the articular cartilage including but not limited to corrective osteotomies, chondral injury restoration, ...  Read More

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3. Relationship between Femoral Intercondylar Notch Narrowing in Radiography and Anatomical and Histopathologic Integrity of Anterior Cruciate Ligament in Patients Undergoing Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Hosseinali Hadi; Ali Rahbari; Mahmood Jabalameli; Abolfazl BagheriFard; Ahmadreza Behrouzi; Fatemeh Safi; Zahra Rezaei; Gholamreza Azarnia Samarin; Amir Azimi

Volume 7, Issue 6 , November 2019, , Pages 523-530

Abstract
  Background: The presence of cruciate ligaments is very important for normal knee kinematics. Knee arthroplastyprostheses, in which these ligaments are maintained, have better kinematics. The aim of the present study was toinvestigate the association between femoral intercondylar notch (FIN) narrowing ...  Read More

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4. 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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5. Tibial Tunnel Preparation in Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction. A Technical Tip to Lessen the Stress

S.M. Javad Mortazavi; Ahmad Ramezanpoor Asl; Hamed Jafari; Hojjat Asgari; Mohamad H. Kaseb; Mohammad J. Dehghanifiroozabadi

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, , Pages 463-468

Abstract
  Background: The purpose of this study was to introduce a technical tip for the preparation of tibial tunnel in a posteriorcruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction to reduce the chance of popliteal artery injury and duration of the surgery.Methods: This study included 18 patients who underwent PCL reconstructions ...  Read More

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6. Effectiveness of Platelet-Rich Plasma Based on Gene Expression in Knee Osteoarthritis

Mohammad Mousaei Ghasroldasht; Amir Moayednia; Mostafa Shahrezaee

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, , Pages 435-440

Abstract
  Background: Intra-articular injection of Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an effective method for the treatment of patientswith knee osteoarthritis (OA). This study aimed to assess the effects of PRP injection on OA, based on gene expressionanalysis.Methods: A sample of 30 subjects with knee OA was asked ...  Read More

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7. 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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8. 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

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

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9. Short to Mid-term Outcomes of Single-stage Reconstruction of Multiligament Knee Injury

Abolfazl BagheriFard; Mahmoud Jabalameli; Salman Ghaffari; Jafar Rezazadeh; Majid Abedi; Masoud Mirkazemi; Javad Aghamohamadi; Afshin Hesabi; Mehdi Mohammadpour

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 346-353

Abstract
  Background: Multiligament knee injury (MLKI) is a complex orthopedic injury leading to the tear of at least two ofthe major knee ligaments. However, there is no consensus on the optimal management of this debilitating condition.Regarding this, the present study was performed to evaluate the outcomes ...  Read More

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10. Clinical and Pathophysiologic Significance of MRI Identified Bone Marrow Lesions Associated with Knee Osteoarthritis

Vishavpreet Singh; Ali Oliashirazi; Timothy Tan; Azzam Fayyad; Alisina Shahi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , May 2019, , Pages 211-219

Abstract
  Knee osteoarthritis (OA) affects the joint beyond just the articular cartilage. Specifically, magnetic resonance imagingidentifiedbone marrow lesions (BML) in the subchondral bone have both clinical and pathophysiological significance.Compared to joint space narrowing on traditional radiographs, the ...  Read More

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11. Primary Repair of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament: A Review of Recent Literature (2016-2017)

E. Carlos RODRIGUEZ-MERCHAN

Volume 7, Issue 3 , May 2019, , Pages 297-300

Abstract
  Background: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using tendon or ligament autograft is the current goldstandard surgical technique for acute ACL ruptures. However, ACL repair surgical procedures are reappearing as anoptimistic treatment alternative for acute proximal ruptures. The purpose ...  Read More

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12. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Hamstring Tendons Has no Deleterious Effect on Hip Extension Strength

Hosseinali Hadi; Abolfazl Bagherifar; Fereshte Tayebi; Majid Ansari; Ali Shahsavaripour; Iman Qomashi; Mahmoud Jabalameli

Volume 7, Issue 3 , May 2019, , Pages 278-283

Abstract
  Background: Hamstring tendons are secondary hip extensors. Their harvest for graft in anterior cruciate ligament(ACL) reconstruction may create deleterious effect on hip extension strength. This is of particular importance in sportsthat need powerful hip extension force like climbing and sprinting. Due ...  Read More

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13. Treatment of an Insertional High Grade Partial Patellar Tendon Tear Utilizing a Bio-Inductive Implant

Sean Mc Millan; DO FAOAO; Elizabeth Ford

Volume 7, Issue 2 , March and April 2019, , Pages 203-208

Abstract
  The management of recalcitrant patellar tendinopathies in the athletic population can be vexing to both the surgeonand patient. To date the majority of treatments for this disease pathology are non-surgical in nature. When surgicalintervention is required, open debridement and/or tendon take-down with ...  Read More

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14. Patient Satisfaction Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: Comparison of Short-Term Results in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

Mohammadreza Minator Sajjadi; Sohrab Keyhani; Seyyed Morteza Kazemi; Behzad Hanafizadeh; Adel Ebrahimpour; Mohammad Banasiri

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 61-66

Abstract
  Background: Due to the obvious differences in the natural course of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA),different functional outcomes might be expected after Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) in these distinct patients. Althoughseveral studies have reported the objective outcome of TKA in RA ...  Read More

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15. The Influence of Tibial Tuberosity-trochlear Groove Distance on Development of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Mohamad N. Tahmasebi; Leila Aghaghazvini; Seyed Shahin Mirkarimi; Mohamad j. Zehtab; Hossein Sheidaie; Arash Sharafatvaziri

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 46-51

Abstract
  Background: Tibial tuberosity-trochlear groove distance (TT-TGD) measurements play a decisive role in evaluatingpatellofemoral joint disorders. However, the prevalence of pathological TT-TGD among patients with patellofemoralpain remains unclear. The purpose of this study was to compare the size of TT-TGD ...  Read More

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16. The Effect of Gentamycin in the Irrigating Solution to Prevent Joint Infection after Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction

Hamidreza Yazdi; Alireza Yousof Gomrokchi; Ara Nazarian; Aron Lechtig; Philip Hanna; Mohammad Ghorbanhoseini

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 67-74

Abstract
  Background: Arthroscopic reconstruction of ACL is an effective method to restore knee stability after ACL rupture.Postoperative septic arthritis (SA) is very uncommon while the incidence of serious complications range between0.14% and 1.8%. Some of the devastating consequences of septic arthritis can ...  Read More

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17. 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

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

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18. An Anteriorly Presenting ‘Wrap Around’ Popliteal Cyst

Daniel Bowen; James Gill; Pamela Garcia Pulido; Joel Thomas Kirk Melton; Mervyn Cross

Volume 6, Issue 5 , September 2018, , Pages 420-423

Abstract
  The article describes a case in which a popliteal cyst was identified presenting as a mass on the anterior aspect of theright tibia. This occurred as a result of polyethylene wear debris from previous total knee arthroplasty. Although alternativediagnoses for an anterior tibial mass are more likely, ...  Read More

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19. Meniscal Roots: Current Concepts Review

Santiago Pache; Zachary S. Aman; Mitchell Kennedy; Gilberto Y. Nakama; Gilbert Moatshe; Connor Ziegler; Robert F. Laprade

Volume 6, Issue 4 , July 2018, , Pages 250-259

Abstract
  Meniscal root tears are defined as radial tears located within 1 cm from the meniscal attachment or a bony rootavulsion. This injury is biomechanically comparable to a total meniscectomy, leading to compromised hoop stressesresulting in decreased tibiofemoral contact area and increased contact pressures ...  Read More

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20. 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

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

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21. The clinical Outcome of One-stage High Tibial Osteotomy and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. A Current Concept Systematic and Comprehensive Review

Michael Alexander Malahias; Omid Shahpari; Maria Kyriaki Kaseta

Volume 6, Issue 3 , May 2018, , Pages 161-168

Abstract
    Background: Patients with an anterior cruciate ligament-deficient varus-angulated knee may need not only an isolated high tibial osteotomy (HTO), but also an additional anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). A number of prospective clinical trials have been published considering the ...  Read More

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22. Clinical Outcome of Anatomical Transportal Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Hamstring Tendon Autograft

Omid Shahpari; Moslem FallahKezabi; Hamid Hejrati Kalati; Farshid Bagheri; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 2 , March 2018, , Pages 130-139

Abstract
  Background: Good clinical outcome and return to sport and daily functions after anatomical arthroscopic anteriorcruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is goal standard in this surgery. but to date, there are different challengingissues between orthopedic surgeons regarding graft selection and surgical ...  Read More

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23. Combination of bone marrow derived cells transplantation and high tibial osteotomy in early osteoarthritis of knee: A preliminary study

Marco Cavallo; Sayyed-Hadi Sayyed-Hosseinian; Alessandro Parma; Roberto Buda; Massimiliano Mosca; Sandro Giannini

Volume 6, Issue 2 , March 2018, , Pages 112-118

Abstract
  Purpose: high tibial osteotomy (HTO) is a recommended treatment for medial compartment knee osteoarthritis. Newer cartilage regenerative procedures may add benefits to the result of HTO. In this prospective study we investigate safety and also results of HTO associated with bone marrow derived cells ...  Read More

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24. A Comparison of the Postoperative Complications between Two Drainage Methods after Total Knee Arthroplasty

Fardin Mirzatolooei; Ali Tabrizi; Maryamsadat Mokaram Gargari

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 47-51

Abstract
  Background: The role of wound drainage after total knee arthroplasty is still considered controversial as althoughclosed drainage systems have been believed to be effective in decreasing the post-operative complications, they couldalso facilitate the bleeding and increase the rate of transfusion and ...  Read More

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25. 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

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