Upper Extrimity
1. Implant Removal Matrix for the Upper Extremity Orthopedic Surgeon

Patrick K. Cronin; Ian T. Watkins; Matthew Riedel; Philip B. Kaiser; John Y. Kwon

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 99-111

Abstract
  Orthopedic implant removal is a commonly performed procedure. While implant removal can be associated withimproved symptoms, risks of the surgery are notable. Stripped screws, broken and retained hardware, and morbidityassociated with soft tissue compromise during difficult removal are all common. Familiarity ...  Read More

Upper Extrimity
2. Comparison of Short-Term Clinical Outcomes of Hook Plate and Continuous Loop Double Endobutton Fixations in Acute Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation

Hassan Taleb; Ahmadreza Afshar; mohammad j. shariati; Ali tabrizi

Volume 7, Issue 6 , November 2019, , Pages 545-550

Abstract
  Background: This study was conducted to evaluate the clinical outcomes of the acromioclavicular joint (ACJ)fixation with hook plate (HP) and continuous loop double endobutton fixation (CLDE) in the treatment of acute ACJdislocation.Methods: This retrospective study was conducted on eight patients with ...  Read More

Upper Extrimity
3. Identification of Radial Nerve in Relationship to Deltoid Tuberosity and Brachioradialis

Kwan Jun Park; Brandon Anthony Romero; Shahryar Ahmadi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , May 2019, , Pages 246-250

Abstract
  Background: Several studies have identified the radial nerve in arm using different anatomic landmarks, however, acontroversy remains. Deltoid tuberosity (DT) and brachioradialis (BR) are reproducible landmarks that can be used toidentify the radial nerve (RN) during fracture surgery.Methods: Dissection ...  Read More

Upper Extrimity
4. It’s Not About The Biceps

Job N. Doornberg; Jetske Viveen; David Ring; Annechien Beumer; Denise Eygendaal; Bertram The

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 570-576

Abstract
  In the biomedical paradigm all symptoms and limitations are ascribed to discrete pathophysiology. However, abiopsychosocial health model that accounts for the important influence of mind-set and circumstances on illness maybe preferable in the vast majority of cases. Some of the shortcomings of the biomedical ...  Read More

Upper Extrimity
5. Economic Analysis of the Cost of Implants Used for Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures

Suneel Bhat; Frederick Liss; Pedro K. Beredjiklian

Volume 6, Issue 5 , September 2018, , Pages 371-375

Abstract
  Background: There are a number of different implant choices for surgical treatment of distal radius fractures, oftendetermined by surgeon preference or availability. Although no one volar plate demonstrates superior outcomes, thereare significant cost differences absorbed by hospitals and surgical centers. ...  Read More

Upper Extrimity
6. Acute Combined Median and Radial Nerve Palsies after Distal Humeral Shaft Fracture

Shalin Patel; Dafang Zhang; Brandon E. Earp

Volume 6, Issue 2 , March 2018, , Pages 150-154

Abstract
  We report a case of a 29-year-old man who presented with a distal humeral shaft fracture sustained by blunt trauma. Physicalexamination and nerve conduction study were consistent with injury to the median and radial nerves proximal to theelbow. The patient underwent open reduction and internal fixation ...  Read More

Upper Extrimity
7. 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

Upper Extrimity
9. Recurrent Dislocation of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint of the Finger: A Rare Issue in Hand Surgery

Hossein Saremi; Ali Karbalaeikhani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2017, , Pages 121-124

Abstract
  Recurrent dislocation is not common in small joints. This report presents a new case of chronic recurrent dislocation of proximal interphalangeal joint of the finger in which soft tissue injuries have a role in the dislocation. The patient was a 23 years old man who had referred to our center because ...  Read More

Upper Extrimity
10. Surgical Treatment of Tennis Elbow; Minimal Incision Technique

Morteza Nakhaei Amroodi; Ali Mahmuudi; Mostafa Salariyeh; Arash Amiri

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 366-370

Abstract
    Background: When non-operative treatment of tennis elbow fails; a surgical procedure can be performed to improve the associated symptoms. Different surgical techniques for treatment of lateral epicondylitis are prescribed. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcomes of surgical ...  Read More

Upper Extrimity
11. Potential Role of Local Estrogen in Enhancement of Fracture Healing: Preclinical Study in Rabbits

Mohammad Tahami; Behrooz Haddad; Armin Abtahian; Ali Hashemi; Amir Aminian; Sujith Konan

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 323-329

Abstract
        Background: Effects of estrogen on bone metabolism and its protective role on prevention of osteoporosis are well   documented. However, the efficacy of estrogen treatment on bone healing is not well investigated. The drug can be delivered both systemically or locally to the ...  Read More

Upper Extrimity
12. Progression of Heterotopic Ossification around the Elbow after Trauma

Dirk P. ter Meulen; Sjoerd Nota; Michiel Hageman; David Ring

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 228-230

Abstract
   Background: This study addresses the null hypothesis that there is no expansion of heterotopic ossification (HO) in the elbow beyond what can be seen early on.   Methods: The area of HO was measured on lateral radiographs of 38 consecutive patients that had operative treatment of HO between ...  Read More