Trauma
1. 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

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2. 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

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3. Ethical Considerations for Living in Temporary Shelters (i.e., camps) Following a Natural Disaster

Ali Khaji; Bagher Larijani; Seyed Mohammad Ghodsi; Mohammad A. Mohagheghi; Hammid R. Khankeh; Soheil Saadat; Seyed Mahmoud Tabatabaei

Volume 7, Issue 5 , September 2019, , Pages 445-452

Abstract
  Background: Some disasters, such as earthquake and flood make the majority of affected people homeless. Theaccommodation of these people in temporary shelters and camps requires some specific ethical issues. The aim of thepresent study was to discuss ethical issues regarding living in camps following ...  Read More

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4. Injury Patterns among Motorcyclist Trauma Patients: A Cross Sectional Study on 4200 Patients

Sayyed Hadi Sayyed Hoseinian; Mohammad H. Ebrahimzadeh; Mohammad T. Peivandi; Farshid Bagheri; Jalil Hasani; Sogol Golshan; Ali Birjandinejad

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 367-372

Abstract
  Background: Motorcyclists are among the most vulnerable groups of road accident victims, who are prone to a growingmortality rate due to the constant rise in the number of accidents. This study was performed to investigate the injurypatterns among motorcyclist trauma patients admitted to Kamyab Hospital, ...  Read More

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5. Revision Fixation of Distal Humerus Fracture Nonunions in Older Age Patients with Poor Bone Quality or Bone Loss – Is This Viable as a Long-term Treatment Option?

Abhiram R. Bhashyam; Jesse B. Jupiter

Volume 7, Issue 3 , May 2019, , Pages 251-257

Abstract
  Background: The purpose of this retrospective study was to analyze the long-term results of revision ORIF, jointcontracture release, and autogenous bone-grafting in the treatment of distal humerus frac-ture nonunions in older agedpatients with poor bone quality or bone loss who would have been candidates ...  Read More

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6. 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

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7. The Role of Biplanar Distal Locking in Intramedullary Nailing of Tibial Shaft Fractures

Kadir Bahadır Alemdaroğlu; Serkan İltar; Alper Ozturk; Emre Gültaç; Mehmet Yücens; Nevres Hürriyet Aydoğan

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 33-37

Abstract
  Background: To compare the union times of the uncomplicated tibial shaft fractures, which were distally locked by twocoronal and one sagittal screws and by only two coronal screws.Methods: 45 patients with tibial shaft treated with intramedullary nailing included in this study. 23 of 45 fractureswere ...  Read More

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8. Functional Outcome and Incidence of Osteoarthritis in Operated Tibial Plateau Fractures

Saranjeet Singh Jagdev; Subodh Pathak; Himanshu Kanani; Abhijeet Salunke

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 508-516

Abstract
  Background: In the challenging tibial condyle fractures despite anatomical joint reconstruction, development ofosteoarthritis may still occur secondary to the initial articular cartilage and meniscal injury. The aim of the study wasto know incidence of osteoarthritis in our operated cases of tibial plateau ...  Read More

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9. Longer Length of Stay Increases 1-year Readmission Rate in Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Surgery

Tom J. Crijns; Tyler Caton; Teun Teunis; Jacob T. Davis; Kindra McWilliam-Ross; David Ring; Hugo B. Sanchez

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 492-500

Abstract
  Background: Proximal femur fractures are prevalent among the elderly and associated with substantial morbidity,mortality, and early readmission. Early readmission is gaining popularity as a measure of quality of hospital care and canlower reimbursement. A better understanding of the patient and treatment ...  Read More

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10. The Outcomes of Pilon Fracture Treatment: Primary Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Versus Two stage Approach

Mohammadreza Minator Sajjadi; Adel Ebrahimpour; Mohamad A. Okhovatpour; Amin Karimi; Reza Zandi; Amir Sharifzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 5 , September 2018, , Pages 412-419

Abstract
  Background: Pilon fracture is one of the challenging injuries in orthopedic surgery. Associated soft tissue injury is animportant factor in choosing treatment options. Two major methods of treatment are considered as one-stage openreduction internal fixation (ORIF) and two-stage treatment (primary external ...  Read More

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11. Ethical Issues in Technological Disaster: A Systematic Review of Literature

Ali Khaji; Bagher Larijani; Seyed Mohammad Ghodsi; Mohammad Ali Mohagheghi; Hamid Reza Khankeh; Soheil Saadat; Seyed Mahmoud Tabatabaei; Davoud Khorasani-Zavareh

Volume 6, Issue 4 , July 2018, , Pages 269-276

Abstract
  Ethical issues in Technological disaster: A systematic review of literature Introduction: Industrialization could bring risk of Technological Disaster (TD) such as happened in Chernobyl, Bhopal and Fukushima crisis. little has been discussed about its related ethical issues. In this study, we aimed to ...  Read More

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12. A Novel Suture Button Construct for Acute Ankle Syndesmotic Injuries; A Prospective Clinical and Radiological Analysis.

Mohamed A. Imam; James Holton; Abdel Hassan; Ahmed Matthana

Volume 6, Issue 3 , May 2018, , Pages 189-195

Abstract
    Background: The importance of the syndesmosis in ankle stability is well recognized. Numerous means of fixation have been described for syndesmotic injuries including the suture button technique. Significant cost limits the use the commercially available options. We, therefore, designed a cheap ...  Read More

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13. Ilizarov Stump Lenthening Can Aggravate Phantom Limb Pain – a Case Report

Konstantin Igorevich Novikov; Koushik Subramanyam; Sergey V. Kolesnikov; Oleg K. Chegurov; Elina S. Kolesnikova; Abhishek V. Mundargi

Volume 6, Issue 3 , May 2018, , Pages 240-242

Abstract
  Ilizarov is an accepted technique for lengthening short amputation stumps to improve prosthetic function andrehabilitation. The relation of stump lengthening and phantom limb pain (PLP) has not been reported in literature.We present here a case report of a transfemoral amputee who had a flare up of PLP ...  Read More

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14. Titanium Elastic Nails Versus Spica Cast in Pediatric Femoral Shaft Fractures: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of 1012 Patients

Mohamed A. Imam; Ahmed S. Negida; Ahmed Elgebaly; Amr Hussein; Lukas Ernstbrunner; Saqib Javed; Joshua Jacob; Mark Churchill; Paul Trikha; Kevin Newman; David Elliott; Arshad Khaleel

Volume 6, Issue 3 , May 2018, , Pages 176-188

Abstract
    Background: There is a general consensus on the management of femoral fractures in children younger than two years and adolescents older than sixteen years. The best treatment for patients younger than sixteen years of age is still debatable. Titanium Elastic Nails (TEN), is widely used with some ...  Read More

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15. Effectiveness of Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis (MIPO) on Comminuted Tibial or Femoral Fractures

Ali Andalib; Erfan Sheikhbahaei; Zeynab Andalib; Mohammad A. Tahririan

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, , Pages 290-295

Abstract
  Background: Comminuted fractures happen frequently due to traumas. Fixation without opening the fracture site,known as minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO), has recently become prevalent. This study has beendesigned to assess the outcomes of this treatment for tibial and femoral comminuted ...  Read More

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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

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17. Acetabular Fractures in the Senior Population– Epidemiology, Mortality and Treatments

Reza Firoozabadi; William W. Cross III; James C. Krieg; Milton L. “Chip” Routt, Jr.

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2017, , Pages 96-102

Abstract
  Background:Management of acetabular fractures in the senior population can be one of the most challenging injuries tomanage. Furthermore, treating surgeons have a paucity of information to guide the treatment in this patient population.The purpose of this study was to determine: (1) demographic and epidemiologic ...  Read More

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18. Does Tranexamic Acid Reduce Bleeding during Femoral Fracture Operation?

Mohammad Haghighi; Hossein Ettehad; Mohsen Mardani-kivi; Ahmadreza Mirbolook; Bahram Naderi Nabi; Roya Moghaddam; Abbas Sedighinejad; Gita KHanjanian

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2017, , Pages 103-108

Abstract
  Background:Proximal Femoral shaft fractures are commonly associated with marked blood loss which can lead topostoperative acute anemia and some other complications.Tranexamic acid (TA) is an antifibrinolytic medication that reduces intra-and postoperative blood loss and transfusionrequirements during ...  Read More

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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